Radiofrequency Ablation Expert Witnesses

Radiofrequency ablation 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 radiofrequency ablation. The radiofrequency ablation expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Anesthesiology, Cardiovascular Disease, Electrophysiology, Pain Management - Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehab, and Vascular Surgery.

Navin Mallavaram, MD The Spine & Pain Center of California

Pleasanton, California
Pain Management - Medicine - Spine Injections, Epidural Steroid Injections, Facet Joint Injections, Radiofrequency Ablation, Cervical Spine Injury, Lumbar Spine Injury, Opiates, Personal Injury, Work Injury, Chronic Pain
Dr. Navin Mallavaram is an Interventional Pain Management specialist. He Board Certified in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine. Dr. Mallavaram specializes in treating spinal pain, ranging from work accidents, personal injuries, sports injuries, and degenerative conditions. His extensive training also allows him to treat a wide spectrum of painful disorders. He routinely serves as a primary treating physician or specialty consultant for injured workers and motor vehicle accident occupants. He has also been called on to treat NFL (National Football League) and NHL (National Hockey League) players, former and current. He currently serves as the Medical Director for The Spine & Pain Center of California and Summit Surgery Center, specialty consultant for Concentra Occupational Health, and Expert Reviewer for the Medical Board of California. He has trial testimony experience, and has been deposed numerous times.

Shawn Uraine, M.D.

Loma Linda, California
Pain Management - Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehab - Spinal Cord Stimulator, Opioid, Facet, Epidural, Pill Mill, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, CRPS, Opioid Overdose, Radiofrequency Ablation, Medical Necessity, Medical Billing, Independent Medical Examination, IME, spinal cord injury, neuromodulation, fluoroscopy, fraud, platelet rich plasma
Double-board certified physician (physical medicine & rehabilitation and pain medicine). Full-time clinical practice. Assistant professor, Loma Linda University School of Medicine. Experienced expert witness and independent medical examiner – has reviewed over one hundred cases and testified at deposition on numerous occasions.

Craig Best, DO, CLCP

Chicago, Illinois
Pain Management - Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehab - Pain Medicine, PM&R, Spinal Injections, Epidural Steroid Injection, Radiofrequency Ablation, Spinal Cord Stimulator, Worker’s Compensation, Personal Injury, Auto Injury, IME, Life Care Planning, Life Care Planner, EMG/NCS, TBI, Brain Injury, Concussion, CRPS, Opioids, SCI, Spinal Cord Injury, CLCP
Dr. Best is board certified in Pain Medicine as well as Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM&R, physiatry). He completed his PM&R residency at Rush University Medical Center and his Pain Medicine fellowship at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, a Harvard Medical School teaching hospital. His clinical focus is primarily non-operative spine care as well as electrodiagnostic medicine (EMG/NCS). He has extensive experience in worker's compensation and personal/auto injury. He has conducted numerous partial permanent impairment (PPI) ratings, independent medical examinations (IME), record reviews, narrative reports, and depositions. Finally, he is a Certified Life Care Planner (CLCP).

Asad Cheema, MD Holistic Science Pain Clinic

Joliet, Illinois
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Epidural Steroid Injection, Physical Therapy, Spinal Cord Stimulation, Radiofrequency Ablation, Workers Compensation, Face & Joint Injections, Spinal Injections, Auto Injury, Nerve Blocks, Acupuncture, IME, Trigger Point Injections

Constantine L Fotopoulos, MD

Overland Park, Kansas
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Pain Management - Medicine - Back Pain, Neck Pain, Knee Pain, Sacroiliac Joint, SIJ, Radiofrequency Ablation, RFA, Genicular, Vertebroplasty, Kyphoplasty, SpineJack, Vertiflex, PainTEQ, Spinal Cord Stimulation, SCS, Dorsal Root Ganglion Stimulation, Epidural Steroid Injections. ESI, Medial Branch Blocks, Compression Fracture
Dr Fotopoulos is a board certified Physiatrist and fellow of the AAPMR. He also holds additional board certifications in Pain Medicine, Sports Medicine, and Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine. He is an accepted industry instructor and educator in numerous minimally invasive interventional procedures. He regularly preforms Epidural Injections, Medial Branch Blocks and Sacroiliac Joint Injections. He in an industry instructor in Radiofrequency Ablation for Cervical, Thoracic, Lumbar, Sacroiliac and the Knee joints. Additionally he preforms and educates in Spinal Cord Stimulation. He was one of the earliest adaptors of the MILD procedure, Vertiflex, PainTEQ percutaneous SIJ fusion, and the Intracept procedure. He also regularly preforms and teaches in Vertebroplasty, Balloon Assisted Vertebroplasty (Kyphoplasty), Sacropasty and SpineJack. Dr Fotopoulos is a proud veteran of the United States Navy Diving community and an active Police Captain and additionally a SWAT Medical Direct...

Alik Farber, MD, MBA

Boston, Massachusetts
Vascular Surgery - Vascular surgery & endovascular therapy which includes endovascular aneurysm repair, arterial/venous angioplasty and stinting, thrombolysis & embolization, radiofrequency ablation, laser therapy, sclerotherapy
Practice both vascular and endovascular surgery. Treat all vascular disorders of arteries, veins, and lymphatics with the exception of those affecting the heart and brain using medical therapy, endovascular therapy, and open vascular surgery. Minimally invasive endovascular procedures performed include angioplasty, placement of stents and stentgrafts, atherectomy, embolization, radiofrequency ablation, laser therapy, and sclerotherapy.

Wilfred L Hynes, MD Tufts Medical Center

Boston, Massachusetts
Pain Management - Medicine - Chronic pain, spine injections, steroid injections, opiates, CRPS, RSD, NECC, nerve injury, cauda equina, sacral fractures, failed back syndrome, facet injections, radiofrequency ablation, overdose, billing fraud, medical billing, personal injury, medical necessity
Award-Winning, Harvard Trained Pain Management Physician in active clinical practice. Tufts Faculty (2005-Present). Harvard Faculty (1997-2005). Double Board Certified (Anesthesia and Pain Management). 10+ years experience Medical Director, Tufts. Opiate Management Committee, Tufts Medical Center (2014-Present). Boston College - Scholar of the College/Gasson Scholar. Experienced expert witness at both deposition and trial. Forensic experience includes medical malpractice, workers’ compensation, criminal matters, and health care fraud

Jason B. Garlie, MD, MS, FACC, FHRS Garlie Medical Consulting

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Electrophysiology, Cardiovascular Disease - pacemaker, implantable-cardioverter defibrillator, cardiac resynchronization therapy, heart block, cardiac catheter ablation, radiofrequency ablation, cryoablation, supraventricular tachycardia, atrial fibrillation, fistula, anticoagulation, stroke, ventricular tachycardia, sudden cardiac death
Dr. Garlie is an actively practicing Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiologist within a community hospital in suburban Minneapolis. He is board certified in Cardiovascular Medicine, Cardiac Electrophysiology, and Internal Medicine. He was trained at the Krannert Institute of Cardiology under John Miller, MD at Indiana University School of Medicine. Dr. Garlie is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and Heart Rhythm Society. His practice includes implantation of pacemakers and defibrillators, as well as advanced cardiac catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation, supraventricular tachycardia, premature ventricular contractions, and ventricular tachycardia.

Constantine L Fotopoulos, MD

Missouri
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Pain Management - Medicine - Back Pain, Neck Pain, Knee Pain, Sacroiliac Joint, SIJ, Radiofrequency Ablation, RFA, Genicular, Vertebroplasty, Kyphoplasty, SpineJack, Vertiflex, PainTEQ, Spinal Cord Stimulation, SCS, Dorsal Root Ganglion Stimulation, Epidural Steroid Injections. ESI, Medial Branch Blocks, Compression Fracture
Dr Fotopoulos is a board certified Physiatrist and fellow of the AAPMR. He also holds additional board certifications in Pain Medicine, Sports Medicine, and Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine. He is an accepted industry instructor and educator in numerous minimally invasive interventional procedures. He regularly preforms Epidural Injections, Medial Branch Blocks and Sacroiliac Joint Injections. He in an industry instructor in Radiofrequency Ablation for Cervical, Thoracic, Lumbar, Sacroiliac and the Knee joints. Additionally he preforms and educates in Spinal Cord Stimulation. He was one of the earliest adaptors of the MILD procedure, Vertiflex, PainTEQ percutaneous SIJ fusion, and the Intracept procedure. He also regularly preforms and teaches in Vertebroplasty, Balloon Assisted Vertebroplasty (Kyphoplasty), Sacropasty and SpineJack. Dr Fotopoulos is a proud veteran of the United States Navy Diving community and an active Police Captain and additionally a SWAT Medical Direct...

Vishal Kancherla, DO Texas Orthopedics Sports and Rehabilitation

Austin, Texas
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Pain Management - Medicine - radiofrequency ablation, spinal cord stimulators, nerve blocks, EPI steroid injections, spine injections, sacroiliac injections, trigger point injections, regenerative medicine, transforaminal epidural steroid injections, ultrasound guided injections, fluoroscopic guided injections
Dr. Vishal Kancherla is dually Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Pain Medicine and is currently active in practice. He has over a decade of wide-ranging medico legal experience with focus on musculoskeletal, spine and pain medicine related to personal and work related injuries. Extensive knowledge base and use of the official disability guidelines. Has examined injured persons for insurance companies and law firms and has reviewed hundreds of thousands of pages of records, files and medical charts for insurance companies and independent review organizations. He has been deposed multiple times and is a persuasive and effective expert witness with a heavy focus on objective data, image interpretation, and meticulous focus on the details. This real word experience is integral to Dr. Kancherla’s expertise and success as a medical expert witness. Specialty Focus: Causation and treatment of spine disorders related to MVA, personal injury, and work related injuri...