Orthopedics Expert Witness

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Orthopedics expert witnesses and consultants listed here may be able to form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, provide expert witness testimony at deposition and/or trial as or serve as consulting (non-testifying) experts on orthopedics. The orthopedics expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Anesthesiology, Athletics & Recreation, Biomechanics, Critical Care Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Geriatrics, Independent Medical Examinations, Internal Medicine, Legal Nurse Consulting, Life Care Planning, Medical Devices, Nurse, Nursing Homes, Occupational Medicine, and Orthopedic Surgery.

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Henry H Barnard II, MD MSA Orthopedics

Alabama
Spine Surgery & Spine Care, Orthopedic Surgery - Spine, Spine Surgeon, Surgery, Orthopedics, Back, Neck, Lumbar Spine
I am a fellowship trained, board certified Orthopaedic Spine surgeon with 30 years of clinical practice experience. I am familiar with the Workmen’s Compensation system in general, as well as conditions of the spine resulting from personal injury claims. I have participated in well over a hundred depositions pertaining to the treatment of these patients, and my opinions are usually definitive.

Matthew Chan Occumed Services, Inc.

Glendale, California
Occupational Medicine, Internal Medicine - Workers' compensation, employee health, industrial medicine, orthopedics, physical medicine, preventive medicine, public health, toxicology, primary care, lifestyle medicine, drug testing, DOT exams
Board Certified, Occupational & Environmental Medicine Fellow, ACOEM Medical Review Officer Radiography Supervisor and Operator Certified Medical Examiner (FMCSA/DOT) Masters in Public Health, Lifestyle Medicine

Andrea M Nebel, RN, BSN, CNLCP Andrea Nebel Nurse Life Care Planning

San Diego, California
Life Care Planning, Nurse - Brain Injury/TBI, Pain Management, Spinal Cord Injury, Multiple Trauma, Catastrophic Injury/Illness, Amputation, Orthopedics, Oncology/Cancer, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Geriatrics, Medical Cost Projections
Andrea Nebel, owner of Andrea Nebel Nurse Life Care Planning, is developing Nurse Life Care Plans for individuals who have experienced an injury or live with chronic health care issues such as: orthopedic injury, brain injury, spinal cord injury, chronic pain, amputation and other injuries and disabilities. Born and raised in Switzerland, Andrea Nebel received her nursing degree in 1995, starting her career at the University Hospital of Zürich. After she moved to San Diego, California in 2004, she continued to work in a variety of clinical settings. Ms. Nebel has been a practicing Nurse Life Care Planner and Case Manager since 2015, providing services as a retained expert for both plaintiff and defense, including deposition and trial testimony as well as managing care for catastrophically injured individuals.

Rhonda S. Renteria, RN, BSN, CLNC, CLCP Quality Life Care Plans, Inc.

Brea, California
Life Care Planning, Legal Nurse Consulting - Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Wrongful Life, Worker's Compensation, TBI, SCI, Birth Injury, Catastrophic Injury/Illness, Neonatal, Pediatrics, Cerebral Palsy, Autism, Developmental Delay, Adults, Geriatrics, Case Management, Wound Care, Amputation, Orthopedics, Transplant
Rhonda has 34 years experience as a licensed Registered Nurse, is a Certified Legal Nurse Consultant and a Certified Life Care Planner, with a myriad of experience as a nurse, as well as an expert. Rhonda provides consultative and expert witness and testimony services, nationally and internationally, for life care planning, future needs assessment and rebuttals for Plaintiff and Defense cases. Volunteering as a Registered Nurse with the American Red Cross of Orange County Disaster Health Services, is a monthly commitment to provide Rhonda the ability to give back to the community, in addition to forensic work. Teri Weingarten is Rhonda's administrative assistant at Quality Life Care Plans, Inc. and can reached at [email protected], 714-777-3332.

Clive M. Segil, MD, FRCS, FACS Forensic Med. Group

Calabasas, California
Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery - Orthopedics, Spine Expert, Fractures Expert, Hip, Knee Expert, Joint Replacements, Arthritis, Orthopedic Complications
Clive Segil, M.D., is renowned internationally as a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon. He has treated thousands of patients over five decades in South Africa, the United Kingdom, Israel, Canada and The United States. Dr Segil’s specialties are spine and scoliosis, hip and knee replacements, all diseases related to the musculoskeletal system. He received his medical degree from the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa and served his residency in Orthopedic Surgery at the Johannesburg General Hospital. Dr. Segil is licensed in California and Nevada. He has been an Expert for the past forty years testifying in hundreds of cases for both for defense and plaintiff. Cases involving medical malpractice, personal injury, all surgical and non-surgical orthopedic conditions, functional impairment, negligence and standard of care issues. Dr. Segil has a reputation for being eloquent and convincing in pretrial depositions and in trail and mediation, and in post verdict jur...

Edward Younger III, MD MRK Medical Consultants

Gold River, California
Orthopedic Surgery - Orthopedics, Total Joint Replacement, General Orthopedics, Reconstructive Knee Surgery, Reconstructive Hip Surgery, and Reconstructive Shoulder Surgery
Dr. Younger is a practicing orthopedic surgeon with extensive experience in total joint replacement as well as reconstructive surgery of the knee, hip and shoulder. Dr. Younger is the Medical Director of MRK Medical Consultants and has been performing medical-legal evaluations since 2000. MRK has been providing comprehensive analysis of personal injury cases for the legal profession and insurance industry since 1975. It is a firm with a diverse experienced team of over 30 medical legal consultants that offer objective review of personal injuries.

Sara Cheng, MD, PhD Sara Cheng MD PhD LLC

Englewood, Colorado
Anesthesiology - board-certified anesthesiologist, adult anesthesia, regional anesthesia, vascular, transplant, orthopedics, spine, thoracic, obstetrics, trauma, ambulatory surgery
I am a board-certified private practice anesthesiologist proficient in providing anesthesia services for general surgery, major vascular surgery, neurosurgery, orthopedics, obstetrics, thoracic surgery, trauma, abdominal organ transplantation, ambulatory surgery, and regional anesthesia procedures. My PhD makes me an excellent writer and communicator. I am approachable, poised, and calm under stress.

Jennifer A Robbins, MPT

Old Greenwich, Connecticut
Physical Therapy - geriatrics, Orthopedics, Spinal Disorders, Joint Replacements, Shoulder Impingement, falls, Vestibular Conditions, balance, Oncology, Parkinson's Disease, Concussion, low back pain
Advanced training in vestibular rehabilitation and orthopedics. CEU list available upon request. Clinical experience across the continuum of care from acute through outpatient. Experienced reviewing with managed care/insurance.

Kent A Edwards

Homosassa, Florida
Physical Therapy, Geriatrics - Elderly, lymphedema, home health care, Out-patient therapy, skilled nursing facility, nursing home, falls, assisted living facility, standards of care, orthopedics, sub-acute, rehabilitation, acute care, rehab, long term care, physical medicine and rehabilitation, FL licensed PT, APTA
Doctorate in Physical Therapy Certified lymphedema manual therapist Geriatric Clinical Specialist National Speaker Clinical educator Physical therapy operations Management expertise in home health, out-patient and skilled nursing facilities Primary clinical/treating Physical Therapist with experience as an expert witness

Henry H Barnard II, MD MSA Orthopedics

Albany , Georgia
Spine Surgery & Spine Care, Orthopedic Surgery - Spine, Spine Surgeon, Surgery, Orthopedics, Back, Neck, Lumbar Spine
I am a fellowship trained, board certified Orthopaedic Spine surgeon with 30 years of clinical practice experience. I am familiar with the Workmen’s Compensation system in general, as well as conditions of the spine resulting from personal injury claims. I have participated in well over a hundred depositions pertaining to the treatment of these patients, and my opinions are usually definitive.

William R Thompson, PT, DPT, PhD

Indianapolis, Indiana
Physical Therapy, Nursing Homes - Geriatrics, Physical Therapy, Bone, Fractures, Falls, Orthopedics, Gabapentin, Lyrica, Neurontin, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Skeletal Health, Acute Care, Trauma, Orthopedic Trauma, fracture, rehabilitation
Dr. Thompson has been practicing as a physical therapist for 14 years. He has worked in both outpatient orthopedic and inpatient physical therapy settings, including major medical institutions such as University of North Carolina Hospitals and Indiana University Health Hospitals, as well as rural hospital systems. He has worked extensively with geriatric populations and with individuals with neurological, orthopedic, and trauma related conditions. In addition to his clinical expertise as a physical therapist, Dr. Thompson holds a PhD in biomechanics and movement science where his technical expertise is in molecular biology and genetics with an emphasis on bone health and fracture healing. Dr. Thompson has published over 33 peer-reviewed manuscripts and several book chapters. Additionally, he has received numerous national and international awards recognizing his contributions to the field of physical therapy and bone biology. Dr. Thompson’s research examines the mechanisms by which...

Mari S Truman, MS, PE OrthoBioMech LLC

Warsaw, Indiana
Biomechanics, Medical Devices - Occupant Motion, Injury Biomechanics, Orthopedics, Medical Product Liability, Duties of Manufacturer, Design, Testing, Manufacturing, Warnings, Instructions for Use, Injury Event Reconstruction, Failure Analysis, Injury Pattern, Soft Tissue Injury, Low Speed Collisions, Falls, Impacts, Sports
Licensed Professional Engineer Medical Device Design & Development  38+ years orthopaedic device development  12 patents Testified in State and Federal Courts , Injury Biomechanics and Medical Device Litigation  20+ trials  100+ depositions 38 years of experience in the biomechanics and orthopedics fields, 16 years forensic case analyses. I routinely deal with forces that are applied to the human body during many activities, including impact and injury scenarios. To assure the safety and efficacy of new medical devices, we define clinically relevant performance requirements for their installation and use, and then test to define the product specific performance characteristics. The physical principles and methods used in orthopedic biomechanics are the same as those used to reconstruct injury events. I am familiar with forces and loads applied to the hips, knees, wrist, shoulder, head, neck, lower back and skeleton in many typical activities, including sitting, walking, jumpin...

Michael J. Johnson, MD Salina Ortho

Salina, Kansas
Orthopedic Surgery, Independent Medical Examinations - Orthopedics, Trauma, Auto Accidents, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Whiplash, Causation, Malpractice, Personal Injury, Work Related Trauma, Independent Medical Exams, Standard of Care, Medical Records Review, Spine Care Nonoperative, Fracture, Falls, Neck Pain, Back Pain, Disorders of Spine
Dr Johnson is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery. Fellow with the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor for the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Salina and Lead Preceptor for the surgical subspecialty rotation. He is the anatomy/cadaver lab preceptor for the medical students. He teaches family practice residents for the Smoky Hill Family Practice residency program. He did his residency at the University of Kansas-Wichita branch. He practices general orthopedic surgery in an active surgical practice in Salina, KS. He has practiced for 23 years. He is licensed in Kansas and Washington. He is Medical Director for Salina Surgical Hospital. He has experience in deposition and trial testimonies (29 times in the last 4 years). Dr Johnson has several years of experience as an expert witness in a wide variety of cases including medical malpractice, workman's compensation, and personal injury. He has experience with both plaintiff/claimant...

Frank O Petkovich, MD Petkovich Orthopedic and Spine Care, LLC

St. Louis, Missouri
Orthopedic Surgery, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - Orthopedics,Orthopedic Surgery,Orthopedic Surgeon,Upper Extremity,Lower Extremity,Spine Surgery,Spine Surgeon,Cervical Spine,Thoracic Spine,Lumbar Spine,back injury,neck injury,back conditions,neck conditions,Workers Compensation,Personal Injury,
**Licensed in Missouri and Illinois Dr. Petkovich was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri. He received his undergraduate degree from University of Missouri, St. Louis, and medical degree from Saint Louis University. He is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and American Board of Independent Medical Examiners (CIME). Fellow, American College of Surgeons Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Fellow and founding member, North American Spine Society 25% of practice includes IMEs and medical record reviews. Reports, if requested, generated in a timely manner. Multiple orthopedic body parts, including spine, examined or reviewed if requested. Practice includes general orthopedics, upper and lower extremities and spinal conditions. He is licensed in both Missouri and Illinois.

Theresa Anne Schmidt, PT,DPT,MS,OCS,LMT,CEAS Educise PC

Newbury, New Hampshire
Physical Therapy, Athletics & Recreation - malpractice, personal injury, orthopedics, rehabilitation, massage therapy, exercise, fitness, ergonomics, manual therapy, mobilization, pain, falls, soft tissue injury, work-related injury, allied health
Board-certified Specialist, Orthopedic Physical Therapy since 1994, American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties. Over ten years as faculty in physical therapy, physical therapist assistant, and physical education, recreation and dance programs in NY. Peer-reviewed medical journals: published scientific journal author: MOJ Orthopedics and Rheumatology and Journal of Complementary and Alternative Medicine, International Fascia Research Congress presenter research author, and platform presentation speaker. Certified Ergonomics Assessment Specialist, Back School of Atlanta. Private practice physical therapist for over 30 years. Presented for American Physical, Occupational and Massage Therapy Associations, NASA Inomedic Health, Cleveland Clinic, Johns Hopkins, Vanderbilt Medical, Wake Forest and medical centers across the US. Approved provider of continuing education by National Certification Board of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork, Inc, NCBTMB, Inc. and New York State Board...

Dr. Michelle E Wolpov, PT, DPT, MBA, ATC, CSCS Physical Therapy Expert Witness Services

Freehold, New Jersey
Physical Therapy - Physical Therapy, Physical Therapist, Orthopedics, Sports Medicine, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Musculoskeletal, Injury, Standard of Care, Rehabilitation, Health Club, Personal Training, Fitness
Dr. Wolpov has practiced in the physical therapy industry for over 30 years, and she specializes in the outpatient orthopedic setting. In 2002, Dr. Wolpov founded “Game Shape Physical Therapy & Fitness Center”. Game Shape is a Rehabilitation Network Participating Location with the Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in Physical Therapy. In 2005, Dr. Wolpov began consulting as an Expert Witness in the physical therapy and fitness industries. She has handled over 85+ cases for both plaintiff (60%) and defense (40%), writing expert opinions, and testifying at depositions and in court. Her other expert consulting services include: litigation consulting, research and investigation, documentation auditing, independent PT examinations (IMEs), and consulting in standards of care. Dr. Wolpov also provides support for PT Business Owners in all areas of business management and operations. In 2001, Dr. Wolpov graduated top of her class, with a 4.0 GPA and a MBA from Monmouth University. In 2011...

Daniel J. Lee, PT, DPT, PhD, GCS, COMT

Southampton, New York
Physical Therapy, Nursing Homes - physical therapy, merit, standards of care, amputation, prosthetics, falls, geriatrics, orthopedics, functional capacity evaluation, nursing homes, PT, rehabilitation
Summary: -Doctor of Physical Therapy -PhD in Physical Therapy (dual doctoral degrees) -Board-Certified in Geriatrics -Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist -Assistant Professor -National/International presenter -Published scientific journal manuscripts -Can perform independent functional capacity evaluations Beyond being a licensed physical therapist (DPT) and a PhD in Physical Therapy,I am also a board-certified geriatric specialist (GCS) from the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties, which in turn is recognized and promoted by the American Physical Therapy Association. I have 10 years of experience working with primarily geriatric, orthopedic, and amputee populations in nearly all the primary clinical settings (skilled nursing, sub-acute rehabilitation, acute rehabilitation, and outpatient rehabilitation.) I am an Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy at Touro College where I lead Doctor of Physical Therapy students through their scientific inquiry coursework. I ha...

Med Counsels

Virginia Beach, Virginia
Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Medicine - Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics, Anesthesiology, Pediatric Anesthesiology, Emergency Medicine, Critical Care, Intensive Care Medicine, Neurology, Neurocritical Care Medicine
The MedCounsels team provides plaintiff and defense lawyers with vital medical expert witness services that cover a broad range of medical fields, including Orthopedics, Anesthesiology including Pediatric Anesthesiology, Emergency Medicine, Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine, and Neurology including Neurocritical Care. Our team of board certified experts has a vision to maintain high standards of medical care by ensuring the quality of specialist testimony. We are one of the leading providers of medical and nursing expert witness services in the country and provide expert reviews, depositions, and trial testimony to law firms nationwide.