Spinal Cord Injury Expert Witnesses

Spinal cord injury 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 spinal cord injury. The spinal cord injury expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Acupuncturist, Biomechanics, Brain Injury Medicine, Chiropractic, Critical Care Medicine, Critical Care Surgery, Diagnostic Radiology, General Surgery, Geriatrics, Independent Medical Examinations, Life Care Planning, Medical Billing, Neurocritical Care, Neurological Surgery, and Neurology.

Jamie Glen House, MD, MBA

Alaska
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - Spinal cord injury, cauda equina syndrome, central cord, paraplegia, tetraplegia, life care planning, brain injury, TBI, mTBI, anoxic brain, long term care, catastrophic injury, neurorehabilitation, spasticity, disability evaluation, neck, back, gait, neurogenic bowel, neurogenic bladder
Dr. Glen House is a board-certified Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Physician currently active in clinical practice while living with a spinal cord injury for the last 33 years. He is subspecialty board-certified in Spine Cord Medicine and Brain Injury Medicine. He is fellowship-trained in Spinal Cord Injury Medicine at the prestigious Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation. His practice has focused in spinal cord injuries, brain injuries, and complex neurological patients. He served as Medical Director of the Spinal Cord Injury Program, where he taught medical students and residents clinically and in didactics. Dr. House currently holds a position as a Washington State University Medical School Clinical Associate Professor. In addition, he is a serial physician inventor who holds numerous patents. He has a very unique understanding of the medical and non-medical issues related to devastating injuries given his medical training and life experiences. He has been a wheelchair-user...

Steven Brown, DC, Dipl Med Ac

Brown Chiropractic & Acupuncture, PC

Gilbert, Arizona
Chiropractic, Acupuncturist - Chiropractic, Standard of Care, Informed Consent, Causation, Misdiagnosis, Failure to Diagnose, Failure to Refer, Manipulation, Stroke, Vertebral Artery Dissection, Internal Carotid Artery Dissection, Spinal Cord Injury, Disc Injury, Pneumothorax, Thoracic Outlet Syndrome.
As a Chiropractic Expert Witness, I provide impartial and evidence-based opinions to both plaintiff and defense attorneys, as well as insurance companies, to assess the standard of care, causation, damages, and liability. My expert witness practice emphasizes cases involving manipulation, vertebral artery dissection, internal carotid artery dissection, stroke, pneumothorax, disc injury. spinal cord injury, and thoracic outlet syndrome. I am also available for Independent Medical Examinations (IME) and medical file review. I also have extensive experience in depositions, and trial testimony, and conference speaking.

Doreen R Casuto, RN, MRA, CRRN, CCM

Rehabilitation Care Coordination

Arizona
Life Care Planning, Medical Billing - Rehabilitation Nursing, Nursing Assessment, Case Management, Benefit Administration, Special Needs Trust, Care Coordination, Spinal Cord Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury, Cerebral Palsy, Neuromuscular Disorders, Amputation, Accessibility, Medical Billing, Case Management, Benefit Application
50 years of experience in rehabilitation nursing, providing patient care, education and coordination of services. 35 years as an independent case manager working with catastrophically injured. Evaluated patients, assisted physicians in planning and coordinating the rehabilitation needs of patients with spinal cord, brain injuries, stroke and neuromuscular illnesses. Prior to founding RCC she was the Director of Physical Rehabilitation Nursing at Grossmont Hospital in San Diego, Rehabilitation Nurse Coordinator at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis and Rehab Nursing Workshop Coordinator at Ohio State University. Doreen is currently an Adjunct Professor with San Diego State’s School of Nursing as well as a former board member of the Brain Injury Association of California (BIACAL), the San Diego Brain Injury Foundation (SDBIF) and Jewish Family Services of San Diego. In 1989, Doreen Casuto decided to start a small company with a unique goal. Doreen had recently left Grossmont Hospit...

Robert Evans, DMS, PA-C

Flagstaff, Arizona
Neurological Surgery, Physician Assistant - TBI, Anterior Cervical Discectomy & Fusion, Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion, Thoracic fusion, Spinal Cord Injury, Hemorrhagic Stroke, Brain Tumor, Craniotomy, Laminectomy, Micro discectomy, Chiari Decompression, Hydrocephalus, Aneurism, VP Shunt Malfunction, Chronic Subdural; orthopedic spine
I have practiced clinically in the operating room, outpatient clinic, and hospital setting for approximately 20 years. I review MRI, CT, CTA of the Brain, Cervical Spine, Thoracic Spine and Lumbar Spine on a consistent basis. I have published journal articles, drafted numerous protocols and manuals, and presented hundreds of lectures to physicians, PAs, nurses, military personnel, paramedics, and medical students. I have committed my attention to creating the first Neurological ICU at multiple Level 1 trauma centers. Additionally, I have published numerous journal articles, protocols and manuals, and presented hundreds of lectures to physicians, PAs, and nurses in the field of neurosurgery. I have also conducted studies involving telehealth related to traumatic brain injuries. In addition to my clinical and surgical practice, I am a professor of didactic education in Neurology for PA students, and I act as a preceptor to many students.

Kari Jerge, MD, FACS

Arizona
General Surgery, Trauma Surgery - Trauma Surgery, Surgical Critical Care, General Surgery, EMS, Traumatic Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Abdominal Pain, Sepsis, Shock, Gallbladder Surgery, Appendix Surgery, General Surgery, Colon and Rectal Surgery, Pre-Hospital Trauma Care, Burn Injury, Surgical Complications, Chart R
Kari F Jerge, MD, FACS is a general surgeon passionate about providing timely, objective expert opinions on medical malpractice cases on behalf of plaintiffs and defendants. She is known for a particular gift for translating complex surgical disease processes and surgical decisions into language understandable by legal teams and juries. She has achieved dual Board Certified in General Surgery and Trauma/Surgical Critical Care. Dr Jerge has additional subject matter expertise elective and emergent general surgery, surgical critical care (ICU medicine), and trauma surgery. Her background includes extensive experience in pre-hospital care of trauma patients including care provided by Fire and EMS services before patient reaches hospital. She has been in independent practice for over 10 years in a variety of settings including rural, private, and large academic practices. She is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, the premier professional society of surgeons. She is also a me...

E. Franklin Livingstone, MD, MRM, FAAPM&R, FAADEP, DABPM&R, DAAPM

General Rehab. Medicine & Electrodiagnosis

Lake Havasu City, Arizona
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Life Care Planning - Injury, illness, impairment, disability, independent medical evaluations, life care planning, causation, prognosis, extent and treatment of disability, electrodiagnosis (EMG/NCV), spinal cord injury, stroke, amputations, head injuries, chronic pain, myofascial pain syndrome
Dr. Livingstone is a physical medicine and rehabilitation specialist (Physiatrist) in lake Havasu City, Arizona. He practices general and forensic physiatry and electrodiagnosis (EMG?NCV testing). He is board certified by the American Board of Physical medicine and Rehabilitation, having developed an interest in this field because of is personal experience after a motor vehicle collision resulted in spine and spinal cord injuries and L-2 level paraplegia at the age of eighteen. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, a diplomate of the American Association of Pain Management, a fellow of the American Academy of Physical medicine and Rehabilitation, and a fellow of the American Academy of Disability Evaluating physicians, and a fellow of the American College of forensic Examiners. Clinical interests include spinal cord injury, electrodiagnosis (EMG/NCV: diagnosing peripheral nerve injuries / disease), independent medical examinations, myof...

Aaron Shaw, MS, MSBS, PA-C

Neurofit Health, PLLC

FLAGSTAFF, Arizona
Neurological Surgery, Physician Assistant - Traumatic Brain Injury, Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion, Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion, Thoracic fusion, Spinal Cord Injury, Hemorrhagic Stroke, Brain Tumor, Craniotomy, Laminectomy, Micro discectomy, Chiari Decompression, Hydrocephalus, Aneurism, VP Shunt Malfunction, Chronic Subdural
I have been a Neurosurgical Physician Associate and have completed over 1500+ neurosurgical cases as a Physician Associate First Assist in the past 9 years. I have worked at multiple designated Level 1 Trauma Hospitals taking neurosurgery first call for new consultations in the emergency department and in the critical care/ inpatient hospital setting. I have also worked in neurosurgical clinics for the past 7 years. I have a very good working anatomical knowledge of the spine and brain and have participated in dissection/ study in multiple cadaver labs. I have personally seen and evaluated neurosurgical patients as initial visits, pre-operative, intra-operative and post- operative setting, including inpatient and outpatient setting. From experience and repetitive exposure to the situation, I have developed a keen understanding/predicting appropriate clinical patient conditions/ symptoms after personally reviewing MRI, CT, CTA of the Brain, Cervical Spine, Thoracic Spine and Lumbar S...

Vahe Akopian, MD

Expedient Medicolegal Services

Glendale, California
Neurology, Neurological Surgery - Standard of Care, Traumatic Brain Injury, Personal Injury, High Risk Neuro Surgery, Functional Integrity, Electrophysiological Methods, Electroencephalography, Electromyography, Intraoperative Care, Peripheral Nerve Injury, Surgical Complications, Spinal Cord Injury, Stroke, Chronic Pain, Disability
Dr. Vahe Akopian, MD, is a board-certified neurologist and the founder and CFO of Axon Neurology, a multi-neurologist clinic based in Glendale, CA. He has a robust private practice, managing approximately 150 patients weekly. Dr. Akopian completed his undergraduate studies at UCLA, majoring in Physiological Sciences and minoring in Armenian Studies. He earned his medical degree from St. George's University, followed by an internship in Internal Medicine at Lincoln Medical Center, and a Neurology residency at Keck USC, where he also completed a fellowship in Intra-Operative Neuromonitoring (IONM). Throughout his career, Dr. Akopian has been recognized for his contributions to neurology, receiving the Young Investigator Award for his research in IONM. His clinical expertise includes treating conditions such as headaches, numbness, back pain, memory loss, Parkinson's disease, seizures, and sleep disorders. Dr. Akopian is fluent in Spanish and Armenian, and is dedicated to re-establish...

William A Brennan, MD

NSL

California
Neurological Surgery, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - traumatic brain injury, TBI, spinal injury, spine surgery, cervical surgery, ACDF, anterior cervical discectomy and fusion, lumbar fusion, TLIF, XLIF, craniotomy, spinal abscess, spinal trauma, back pain, neck pain, disc herniation, spinal cord injury
Board Certified Neurosurgeon. Dr. Brennan completed Vanderbilt Neurosurgery training in 1995 and has been in private practice since with complex spine surgery and head injury being the majority of his practice. Dr. Brennan has performed over 3000 surgeries and was made a Fellow in the American College of Surgeons. He is also a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and Congress of Neurological Surgeons.

Erika Browning, BSN, RN, CCM, CLCP

EB Medical Planning

Vista, California
Life Care Planning - Traumatic Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Multiple Trauma, Burn Injury, Pain Management, Chronic Illness, Chronic pain, Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome, Catastrophic Injury, Amputation Injury, Crush Injury, Life Care Plan Rebuttal, Life Care Plan,
Erika Browning, BSN, RN, CCM, CLCP, is the founder and CEO of EB Medical Planning, a company that provides life care plans, life care plan rebuttals, medical record reviews, medical bill reviews, and future medical cost projections. Ms. Browning has been a Registered Nurse for 13 plus years. She graduated from Georgetown University with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 2011. She has extensive clinical experience in ER and ICU settings. Ms. Browning transitioned to nurse case management in 2018 where she manages, coordinates, and assesses the healthcare needs for catastrophically injured patients. She is a Certified Case Manager and a Certified Life Care Planner. Ms. Browning has extensive experience with brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, burns, multiple trauma, orthopedic injuries, chronic pain, and amputations. She has deposition experience and has given presentations on life care planning to various organizations. She primarily works in California, but is available...

Doreen R Casuto, RN, MRA, CRRN, CCM

Rehabilitation Care Coordination

San Diego, California
Life Care Planning, Medical Billing - Rehabilitation Nursing, Nursing Assessment, Case Management, Benefit Administration, Special Needs Trust, Care Coordination, Spinal Cord Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury, Cerebral Palsy, Neuromuscular Disorders, Amputation, Accessibility, Medical Billing, Case Management, Benefit Application
50 years of experience in rehabilitation nursing, providing patient care, education and coordination of services. 35 years as an independent case manager working with catastrophically injured. Evaluated patients, assisted physicians in planning and coordinating the rehabilitation needs of patients with spinal cord, brain injuries, stroke and neuromuscular illnesses. Prior to founding RCC she was the Director of Physical Rehabilitation Nursing at Grossmont Hospital in San Diego, Rehabilitation Nurse Coordinator at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis and Rehab Nursing Workshop Coordinator at Ohio State University. Doreen is currently an Adjunct Professor with San Diego State’s School of Nursing as well as a former board member of the Brain Injury Association of California (BIACAL), the San Diego Brain Injury Foundation (SDBIF) and Jewish Family Services of San Diego. In 1989, Doreen Casuto decided to start a small company with a unique goal. Doreen had recently left Grossmont Hospit...

Barry M. Czeisler, MD, MS, MHPE, FAAN

NeuroStat Consulting LLC

Los Angeles, California
Neurology, Critical Care Medicine - neurocritical care, stroke, subarachnoid hemorrhage, intracerebral hemorrhage, subdural hematoma, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, hypoxic-ischemic brain injury, encephalopathy, status epilepticus, neurotoxicology, Guillain-Barre syndrome, myasthenic crisis, meningitis, encephalitis
I am a neurointensivist and neurologist in active clinical practice at Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center in Torrance, CA and am board-certified in both Neurocritical Care and Adult Neurology through the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, and also in Neurocritical Care through the United Council of Neurologic Subspecialties. In my practice I provide comprehensive neurological and critical care services to patients with acute brain, spinal cord, and/or nerve injury, and have extensive experience in the management of disorders such as acute ischemic stroke, subarachnoid hemorrhage, intracerebral hemorrhage, subdural hematoma, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, hypoxic-ischemic (anoxic) brain injury, encephalopathy, status epilepticus, neurotoxicology, Guillain-Barre syndrome, myasthenic crisis, meningitis, encephalitis, and perioperative complications of neurosurgical procedures. I completed my undergraduate studies at Washington University in St. Lou...

Tyla DiMaria, RN, MSN, CCM, CNLCP

Best Life Care Solutions

Carlsbad, California
Life Care Planning, Nurse - Home Care Agency Owner/Expert, Nursing Administration, Long Term Care, Standard of Care Expert, Medical Surgical, Trauma, Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Pain Management, Burn Injury, Catastrophic Injury, Amputation Injury, Case Management, Plaintiff, Defense, Insurance, Medical Bill Review
Registered Nurse with over 26 years of experience. Home Care Agency Owner since 2008. Broad range of nursing experience including medical surgical, trauma/ICU, telemetry, orthopedics, rehab, workers comp, mother/baby, and more. Serving both plaintiffs and defense with life care planning services, life care plan rebuttals, medical record review, standard of care reports, medical bill review, and more. Looking forward to working with you!

Brook Feerick, RN, CCM, CLCP, ICCCP(F)

Feerick Medical Planning

San Diego, California
Life Care Planning - Specializing in Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Multiple Trauma, Pain Management, Burn Injury, Catastrophic Injury, Amputation Injury, Case Management
35 years experience as a nurse with a background in trauma, spinal cord injury and brain injury. 20 + years case management experience with specialty in catastrophic injury, still actively practicing. 20 years Life Care Planning experience. Spanish speaking

JOSEPH HADI, MD

Joseph Hadi MD, PC

Encino, California
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Pain Management - Medicine - Joint/Spine Impairment, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Disability Evaluation, Physician Life Care Planning, Arthritis, Chronic Pain, Peripheral Neuropathy, Shoulder, Knee, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Spinal Cord Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury, Independent Medical Examination
• Board Certified, Ameerican Board Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation • Board Certfied, American Board of Pain Medicine • Fellow American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation • Expert Reviewer, MEDICAL BOARD of CALIFORNIA • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Residency, Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL; Fellowship, National Pain Institute, Delray Beach, FL • Extensive experience with independent Medical Examinations for Disability, Personal Injury, Worker's Compensation, and Veteran's Disability claims. • Exam Council Member, American Board of Pain medicine, 2019- present • Licensed in California, Florida, Nevada, and New York.

Dr. Kelly S. Harvey, MS, PT, DPT, TPS, CLCP, CFCE

Harvey Medical Legal Consulting

Los Angeles, California
Life Care Planning, Physical Therapy - Trauma, Rehabilitation, Physical Therapy, Traumatic Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Amputation, Burns, Pain Management, Defense Medical Exam, Functional Capacity Eval, Workman's Comp, Product Liability, Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Life Care Planner, Catastrophic Case Management
Dr. Harvey founded Harvey Medical Legal Consulting in 2002 to offer law firms and insurance companies her orthopedic trauma, spinal cord injury and traumatic brain injury expertise. Dr. Harvey serves the legal industry as a Forensic Analyst, Damages Expert and Medical Consultant. She maintains a private practice, as well as certifications as a Life Care Planner, Industrial Ergonomist, Functional Capacity Evaluator, Return to Work, Work Readiness and Work Hardening Evaluator. Dr. Harvey holds Therapeutic Pain Science Specialty certification that allows her to autonomously evaluate and treat Pain Management patients. Harvey Medical Legal Consulting provides Life Care Planning, A Day in the Life Video Presentations, Expert Witness Reports and Testimony, Damage Assessment, Medical Record Review, and Life Expectancy Services.

Saman Hazany, MD

Brain Injury (TBI) Imaging Specialist

Santa Monica , California
Radiology, Neuroradiology - DTI, Mild TBI, Accident, MVA, Personal Injury, Workers Compensation, Neuroradiology, Neuroradiologist, Neuroimaging, TBI, SCI, CVA, Trauma, Traumatic Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Stroke, Epilepsy, Seizure, Brain Tumor, Birth Trauma
Award-winning, Harvard trained neuroradiologist and concussion/traumatic brain injury (TBI) imaging expert in active clinical practice at major academic centers (Greater Los Angeles VA,UCLA, and USC). Focus on Diffusion Tensor Imaging (DTI) in concussion/mild TBI. Board and Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ) in radiology and neuroradiology. Extensive experience in care of patients with traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, stroke, epilepsy, and brain tumor. 14+ years experience. Extensive teaching and research leadership experience at USC (2012- present) and UCLA (2019- present). Former Radiology department Chair and Director of Neuroradiology at Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center (2012-2018). CEO and chief neuroradiology expert witness at Neuro Experts, LLC (2018-present), contributing to clinical care and medicolegal issues of numerous patients with neurological disorders. Frequent presenter and invited lecturer in neuroradiology and traumatic brain ...

Jamie Glen House, MD, MBA

California
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - Spinal cord injury, cauda equina syndrome, central cord, paraplegia, tetraplegia, life care planning, brain injury, TBI, mTBI, anoxic brain, long term care, catastrophic injury, neurorehabilitation, spasticity, disability evaluation, neck, back, gait, neurogenic bowel, neurogenic bladder
Dr. Glen House is a board-certified Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Physician currently active in clinical practice while living with a spinal cord injury for the last 33 years. He is subspecialty board-certified in Spine Cord Medicine and Brain Injury Medicine. He is fellowship-trained in Spinal Cord Injury Medicine at the prestigious Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation. His practice has focused in spinal cord injuries, brain injuries, and complex neurological patients. He served as Medical Director of the Spinal Cord Injury Program, where he taught medical students and residents clinically and in didactics. Dr. House currently holds a position as a Washington State University Medical School Clinical Associate Professor. In addition, he is a serial physician inventor who holds numerous patents. He has a very unique understanding of the medical and non-medical issues related to devastating injuries given his medical training and life experiences. He has been a wheelchair-user...

Ovais V. Inamullah, MD

Neurology Legal Consulting

California
Neurology, Neurophysiology - Stroke, traumatic brain injury, TBI, multiple sclerosis (MS), intracranial hemorrhage, spinal cord injury, Vascular Neurology, Head Injury, Hospital Medicine, critical care, hospital medicine, seizures, epilepsy
Dr. Ovais Inamullah and Dr. Abhi Kapuria are co-founders of Neurology Legal Consulting INC (www.neurolegalconsulting.com). Both physicians hold double board certifications: Dr. Kapuria in Clinical-Neurophysiology and Dr. Inamullah in Vascular Neurology. Their training includes residencies and fellowships at Duke University Hospital. As active clinicians, they specialize in acute neurological emergencies, including stroke, hemorrhage, seizures, head injuries, migraines, neuroinflammation, and spinal cord issues. Proficient in advanced diagnostic techniques and technologies, they provide comprehensive, evidence-based reports and opinions on topics such as causation, liability, damages, prognosis, and standard of care. Dr. Inamullah is a board-certified neurologist and vascular neurologist who completed his residency and fellowship at Duke University Hospital, where he gained expertise in the management of acute stroke, intracerebral hemorrhage, and cerebrovascular diseases. He has co...

Kari Jerge, MD, FACS

San Diego, California
General Surgery, Trauma Surgery - Trauma Surgery, Surgical Critical Care, General Surgery, EMS, Traumatic Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Abdominal Pain, Sepsis, Shock, Gallbladder Surgery, Appendix Surgery, General Surgery, Colon and Rectal Surgery, Pre-Hospital Trauma Care, Burn Injury, Surgical Complications, Chart R
Kari F Jerge, MD, FACS is a general surgeon passionate about providing timely, objective expert opinions on medical malpractice cases on behalf of plaintiffs and defendants. She is known for a particular gift for translating complex surgical disease processes and surgical decisions into language understandable by legal teams and juries. She has achieved dual Board Certified in General Surgery and Trauma/Surgical Critical Care. Dr Jerge has additional subject matter expertise elective and emergent general surgery, surgical critical care (ICU medicine), and trauma surgery. Her background includes extensive experience in pre-hospital care of trauma patients including care provided by Fire and EMS services before patient reaches hospital. She has been in independent practice for over 10 years in a variety of settings including rural, private, and large academic practices. She is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, the premier professional society of surgeons. She is also a me...

Jennifer Tsoi Keihner, MD, CLCP

JTKMD, Inc

Long Beach, California
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Brain Injury Medicine - Disability evaluation, impairment evaluation, Life Care Plan, rehabilitation, brain injury, neck pain, back pain, Spinal Cord Injury, stroke, degenerative joint disease, radiculopathy, limb amputation, musculoskeletal injury, spasticity.
Dr. Keihner is a Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation physician who has been in active full-time clinical practice for over 10 years. She is double board certified in Brain Injury Medicine and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. She is a Certified Life Care Planner, and a Diplomate of the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. As a current staff physician at a busy tertiary care medical facility for U.S. Veterans, Dr. Keihner serves patients in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Dr. Keihner also has daily teaching and supervisory responsibilities as part of her faculty appointment at the University of California, Irvine Dept of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Dr. Keihner has extensive clinical experience in the areas of physical medicine, medical and neurological rehabilitation, disability, life care planning, brain injury, stroke, spinal cord injury, musculoskeletal medicine, and amputee care.

Mikiko Murakami, DO

Campbell, California
Pain Management - Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehab - Spinal cord injury, Low back pain, Neck pain, Shoulder rotator cuff, Knee, Hip, Fracture, Amputation, Arthritis, Laceration, Headache, Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), Motor Vehicle Accident, Construction Accident, Crush Injury, Medical Malpractice, Forklift, Cumulative trauma
Dr. Mikiko Murakami is double-board certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Pain Medicine. Her current practice: * Private practice * Adjunct Assistant Professor at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine * Qualified Medical Examinations (QMEs) for the Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) * Expert Witness Her publications and lecture topics include neuromodulation (spinal cord stimulator), acupuncture, complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), musculoskeletal pain, acupuncture, regenerative medicine and integrative medicine. Dr. Murakami has served many attorneys and claimants in cases involving: * Falls * Motor vehicle accidents * Construction accidents * Premises liability * Ladder accidents * Forklift accidents * Cumulative trauma * Product liability * Abuse * Crush Injuries Dr. Murakami has also served claimants who have suffered conditions such as: * Spinal cord injuries * Spinal cord stimulator failures * Low back injuries * Neck injuries * Shoulder injuries * Ro...

John R. Panek, DPM, CLCP, LCP-C

For Life - Physician Life Care Planning

San Diego, California
Life Care Planning, Podiatry - Certified Life Care Planner, CLCP, LCP-C, Doctor of Podiatric Medicine, Life Care Plans, Catastrophic injury, Non-catastrophic injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Amputation, Personal Injury, Burns, post traumatic arthritis, DJD, Foot and Ankle Surgery. Life Care Planning
I am a Certified Life Care Planner (CLCP, LCP-C). I have had a successful 25 year history of practicing as a podiatric physician and surgeon. I am now dedicating my skills to Life Care Planning. I do Life Care Plans NATIONALLY, I am uniquely skilled as an expert in Life Care Planning especially involving the lower extremities (amputation, paralysis, burns, post traumatic arthritis, etc.). However, I can perform a comprehensive Life Care Plan for all catastrophic and non-catastrophic injuries (TBI, Spinal Cord Injury, Amputations, paraplegia, quadriplegia, Personal Injury, Burns, post traumatic arthritis, and etc..). I promise to be available to discuss your case and will strive to provide the highest quality of damages valuation services in this industry. >>>>>>>>> In addition, I am exclusively able to provide a medical cost projection (or "limited" life care plan) for foot and ankle injuries that often lead to progressive and future degenerative arthritis and disability. For ex...

Theresa M Tarcha, DC

Chiropractic Expert Witness

Redondo Beach, California
Chiropractic, Independent Medical Examinations - Standard of Care, Negligence, Stroke, Vertebral Artery Dissection, Carotid Artery Dissection, Herniated Disc caused by Chiropractic Manipulation, Spinal Cord Injury, Sexual Assault, Chiropractor malpractice, Excessive force, Personal injury
Dr. Tarcha has been in practice for 37 years. She has trial and deposition experience in Standard of Care, Causation, Negligence, Stroke, Wrongful death, Vertebral Artery Dissection, Carotid Artery Dissection, Herniated Discs from Spinal Manipulation, Spinal Cord Injury, Excessive force, Personal injury, and Sexual Assault She served as President of the California Chiropractic Association Los Angeles Southwest District, and served on the Board of Directors for the CCA. She has been certified as a Qualified Medical Examiner, by the State of California, and is also licensed as a X-Ray Supervisor and Operator. She continues to treat patients in private practice and conducts Independent Medical Evaluations.

Shawn Zardouz, MD

Expedient Medicolegal Services

Newport Beach, California
Neurology, Pain Management - Medicine - Traumatic Brain Injury, Migraine Headaches, Peripheral Nerve Damage, Neuropathy, Seizures, Epilepsy, Dementia, Parkinson's, Multiple Sclerosis, Alzheimer's, Palliative Care, Standard of Care, Whiplash, Concussion, Chronic Pain, Head Trauma, Vertigo, Stroke, Spinal cord injury, Brain Tumor
Dr. Shawn Zardouz is double board certified in Pain Medicine and Neurology. He began his studies at Johns Hopkins University where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in public health. He earned his medical degree from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan and graduated with a distinction in biomedical research. Dr. Zardouz completed his medicine internship at Loma Linda University Medical Center where he was named intern of the year. He then went on to complete his neurology residency at University of California San Diego (UCSD) and stayed an additional year to complete his pain medicine fellowship at UCSD. Dr. Zardouz has been published in many peer reviewed journals and has presented his findings at several conferences at the national and international levels.

William A Brennan, MD

NSL

Florida
Neurological Surgery, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - traumatic brain injury, TBI, spinal injury, spine surgery, cervical surgery, ACDF, anterior cervical discectomy and fusion, lumbar fusion, TLIF, XLIF, craniotomy, spinal abscess, spinal trauma, back pain, neck pain, disc herniation, spinal cord injury
Board Certified Neurosurgeon. Dr. Brennan completed Vanderbilt Neurosurgery training in 1995 and has been in private practice since with complex spine surgery and head injury being the majority of his practice. Dr. Brennan has performed over 3000 surgeries and was made a Fellow in the American College of Surgeons. He is also a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and Congress of Neurological Surgeons.

Neil Brown, MD, PhD, FACS(C) FACS FAANS

Minimally Invasive Spine & Neurosurgery Inc

Sarasota, Florida
Neurological Surgery, Biomechanics - neurosurgery, spine surgery, spine injury, brain injury, spinal cord injury, spinal biomechanics, slip and fall, trip and fall, motor vehicle accidents
My clinical opinions are based upon twenty-six years as a practicing board-certified neurosurgeon. Likewise, biomechanical opinions are based upon an BSc (Hon) in Applied Mathematics, an MSc in Physics, and a PhD in Medical Biophysics. I have also been inducted as a member of the American Society of Biomechanics, which as a requirement for membership, requires ten or more biomechanical articles published in peer-reviewed journals. I have testified in over 100 depositions and in 15 trials. Opinions related to injury causation, especially with regard to Personal Injuries (slip/trip and falls, motor vehicle accidents), are examined qualitatively for biomechanical consistency with the known biodynamics required for injury of structures (typically a question of traumatic causation of disc herniations). Opinions related to medical malpractice follow the stringent guidelines of impartial testimony by the American Association of Neurological Surgeons. Bad outcomes do not necessary mean ...

Anthony H Guarino, MD

GES, Inc.

Florida
Pain Management - Medicine - Nerve damage, epidural steroid injection complications, Spinal and epidural injections, Spinal cord injury, Nerve injury, Radiofrequency neuroablation injuries, spinal cord stimulators, complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS, RSD), medication errors, failed back surgery syndrome
Dr. Anthony Guarino is a nationally recognized pain management expert and a celebrated clinician, teacher, author and researcher. His interest in pain management began during his undergraduate work at Yale University and developed further during graduate studies in religion at Yale Divinity School. He completed a medical degree at the University of Maryland, an internship in medicine at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore and an anesthesiology residency and formal training in pain management at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. Dr. Guarino served as director of pain management services for Washington University in St. Louis, MO at Barnes Jewish West County Hospital for 21 years before entering private practice in 2019. He has over 20 years of experience working with both plaintiff and defense attorneys. The thoroughness of his work in combination with his ability to clearly communicate his findings to both attorneys and juries has led him to have a very busy consultant practice.

Ovais V. Inamullah, MD

Neurology Legal Consulting

Florida
Neurology, Neurophysiology - Stroke, traumatic brain injury, TBI, multiple sclerosis (MS), intracranial hemorrhage, spinal cord injury, Vascular Neurology, Head Injury, Hospital Medicine, critical care, hospital medicine, seizures, epilepsy
Dr. Ovais Inamullah and Dr. Abhi Kapuria are co-founders of Neurology Legal Consulting INC (www.neurolegalconsulting.com). Both physicians hold double board certifications: Dr. Kapuria in Clinical-Neurophysiology and Dr. Inamullah in Vascular Neurology. Their training includes residencies and fellowships at Duke University Hospital. As active clinicians, they specialize in acute neurological emergencies, including stroke, hemorrhage, seizures, head injuries, migraines, neuroinflammation, and spinal cord issues. Proficient in advanced diagnostic techniques and technologies, they provide comprehensive, evidence-based reports and opinions on topics such as causation, liability, damages, prognosis, and standard of care. Dr. Inamullah is a board-certified neurologist and vascular neurologist who completed his residency and fellowship at Duke University Hospital, where he gained expertise in the management of acute stroke, intracerebral hemorrhage, and cerebrovascular diseases. He has co...

Marissa R McCarthy, MD

RED Medical Legal

Tampa, Florida
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Brain Injury Medicine - traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, catastrophic rehabilitation, amputation, polytrauma, function, activities of daily living, independence, caregiver, sleep, resilience
Dr. McCarthy is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and sub-specialty board certified in Brain Injury Medicine. Dr. McCarthy received acupuncture training at the Helms Medical Center and is a certified Battlefield acupuncture instructor. She treats the elite special forces from the United States Special Operations Command (SOCOM) and Special Operations Command Central (SOCCENT). Dr. McCarthy is Program Director for the University of South Florida Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency Training program. She holds an academic appointment at the University of South Florida in the department of Neurology as an Associate Professor. Dr. Marissa McCarthy has served as medical director at the James A. Haley VA Polytrauma Traumatic Brain Injury inpatient unit, the Polytrauma Transitional Rehabilitation Program, and Vocational Rehab. Dr. McCarthy earned her medical doctorate at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. She completed her internship i...

Chris McDermott, MSN, APRN-IP, AGPCNP-C, CLCP

Intercoastal Consulting & Life Care Planning

Jacksonville, Florida
Life Care Planning, Nurse Practitioner - Life Care Planning, Certified Life Care Planner, Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, Nurse Practitioner, Adult-Gerontology, Primary Care, Pain, Traumatic Brain Injury, Multiple Trauma, Spinal Cord Injury, Auto Accident Injury, Personal Injury
Over 13 years of active clinical practice treating adult and gerontology patients including inpatient rehabilitation (traumatic brain injury, stroke, spinal cord injury), trauma/surgery, pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine. Current practice involves interventional pain management and medical management of patients involved in personal injury, auto/trucking accidents, workplace accidents, medical malpractice, premise liability, and/or slip and fall accidents. Board Certified as a Certified Life Care Planner from ICHCC. Certified Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner by American Association of Nurse Practitioners. I also hold the designation of an Autonomous Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN-IP) in Florida. I offer life care planning services catering to both catastrophic and non-catastrophic injury cases. This includes managing cases involving acquired brain injuries, birth injuries, severe burns, multiple traumas, spinal cord and traumatic brain injuri...

Mike M. Pappas, DO

Florida
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Pain Management - Medicine - Nursing Homes, Life care planning, Physical medicine and rehabilitation, Pain management, Traumatic brain injury, TBI, Spinal cord injury, amputations, complex regional pain syndrome, CRPS, IME, Pharmaceutical review, Herniated discs
Life care planning, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Pain Management Testifying and treating physician for catastrophic injuries involving Future Care, Permanency, Causation, and Life expectancy for both defense and plaintiff firms. Mild/severe Traumatic Brain Injury, Amputations, Burns, Multi-trauma, Orthopedic injuries, Chronic pain, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Pressure ulcers, Joint replacement complications, Peripheral nerve injuries, Cervical and Lumbar Spine Injuries. Licensed physician in NY in practice and board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Experienced Medical Expert. Clinical instructor at Mount Sinai Medical Center with over 15 years experience. 15 plus years of experience in sub acute facilities/skilled nursing facilities overseeing the rehabilitation of Spinal Cord injuries, Traumatic Brain Injuries, Amputations, Joint Replacements. Medical malpractice, Utilization Reviews, Health Insurance Claims, Workers Compensation, Independent Me...

Michael Tang, PT, DPT, CMPT, CSCS

Weston, Florida
Physical Therapy - Physical Therapy Expert Witness, Functional Capacity Evaluation, FCE, Amputation, Pain Management, Spinal Cord Injury, Work Place Injury, Balance and Falls, Vertigo, Joint Replacement, Work Place Injuries, Orthopedics, Geriatrics, Outpatient Physical Therapy, Home Health, Florida
Licensed physical therapist 7+ years of clinical experience including: geriatrics, adults, home health, and outpatient orthopedics, intervention including therapeutic exercise, manual/thrust-manipulative therapy, electrical stimulation and ultrasound modalities. Supervisory experience of physical therapy assistants and aides. Physical Therapy (PT) experience includes: - Rotator Cuff Repairs - Shoulder Replacements - Total/Partial Knee Replacements, Arthroscopic Meniscus - Total/Partial Hip Replacements, Arthroscopic Hip - Pre-operative and post-operative cervical, thoracic, lumbar spine, hip, knee, ankle, foot surgeries - Cervical/Lumbar disc pathology, arthritic pain, facet syndrome, degenerative disc disease - Neurological Diseases such as: Dementia, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Stroke, Spasticity, - Balance and Falls, Fall Risk Assessment - Injuries related to Motor Vehicle Accidents (MVA) Functional Capacity Evaluator, FCE

Ajay Wadgaonkar, MD

Lake Mary, Florida
Neuroradiology, Radiology - Diagnostic radiology, Missed diagnosis, Brain imaging, Spine imaging, Stroke, Traumatic brain injury TBI, DTI, Hemorrhage, Slip and fall, MVA, Fractures, Cancer, Aneurym, Dissection, Disc herniation, Spinal cord injury, MRI, CT, CTA, Medical malpractice
I am a board-certified diagnostic radiologist that completed both residency and neuroradiology fellowship training at Johns Hopkins (one of the most renowned medical institutions in the world). I currently serve as Associate Director of Neuroradiology for one of the largest multi-state radiology practices in the country. In that role, I head the peer review and QA activities for all practice neuroradiologists. A former medical school salutatorian, collegiate presidential scholar, and high school valedictorian, I've demonstrated a history of excellence throughout my life. I am a true expert in neuroimaging, as the entirety of my clinical practice is devoted to neuroradiology. My world class, modern, and cutting-edge education has allowed me to keep pace with the rapidly evolving and highly technological field of radiology. In my current and prior clinical roles, I have functioned as the “go-to” neuroradiologist that other radiologists consult for assistance with challenging cases. ...

Charles O Wood, MD

Ocala, Florida
Neurological Surgery, Neurocritical Care - Complex Spine Surgery, Pain, Traumatic Brain Injury, Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Brain Tumors, Ventricle-peritoneal Shunt Surgery, Spinal Cord Injury, Brain and Spine Infections
I did my neurosurgical training at the world renowned Medical College of Virginia now called Virginia Commonwealth University. I also completed a one year fellowship in Neurotraumatology. I am a diplomate in good standing of the American Board of Neurological Surgeons. My first twenty three years of practice experience was as founder and partner in a robust private neurosurgical practice in metro Atlanta. Since then, I have worked as an employed neurosurgeon at several hospitals around the country. Currently I hold a medical license in the state of North Dakota and will soon hold licenses in Wyoming and Florida. I also hold an IMLCC or Compact License currently recognized in thirty seven states and soon to be more. Throughout my career I have treated thousands of traumatic brain and/or spine cases. My surgical tally is easily in the tens of thousands of cases involving the brain and spine.

Ovais V. Inamullah, MD

Neurology Legal Consulting

Smyrna, Georgia
Neurology, Neurophysiology - Stroke, traumatic brain injury, TBI, multiple sclerosis (MS), intracranial hemorrhage, spinal cord injury, Vascular Neurology, Head Injury, Hospital Medicine, critical care, hospital medicine, seizures, epilepsy
Dr. Ovais Inamullah and Dr. Abhi Kapuria are co-founders of Neurology Legal Consulting INC (www.neurolegalconsulting.com). Both physicians hold double board certifications: Dr. Kapuria in Clinical-Neurophysiology and Dr. Inamullah in Vascular Neurology. Their training includes residencies and fellowships at Duke University Hospital. As active clinicians, they specialize in acute neurological emergencies, including stroke, hemorrhage, seizures, head injuries, migraines, neuroinflammation, and spinal cord issues. Proficient in advanced diagnostic techniques and technologies, they provide comprehensive, evidence-based reports and opinions on topics such as causation, liability, damages, prognosis, and standard of care. Dr. Inamullah is a board-certified neurologist and vascular neurologist who completed his residency and fellowship at Duke University Hospital, where he gained expertise in the management of acute stroke, intracerebral hemorrhage, and cerebrovascular diseases. He has co...

Joshua A Vova, MD

RED Medical Legal

Atlanta, Georgia
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Pediatric Physical Medicine & Rehab - Pediatrics, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Cerebral Palsy, Spinal Cord Injury, Spina Bifida, Spasticity, Brain Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury, Amputation, Debility
Dr. Vova is board certified in Pediatrics, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine, and Brain Injury Medicine. Dr. Vova earned his medical doctorate at the University of South Florida and completed his Pediatric Residency at Jacobi Medical Center in Bronx, NY. He then did a second residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (now the Shirly Ryan Ability Lab) and an additional fellowship in Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine at Colorado Children’s Hospital. Dr. Vova has served as both the residency director for the core Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Program and the Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine Fellowship Director at Emory University. Dr. Vova has spoken locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally on a variety of topics in pediatric rehabilitation medicine including cerebral palsy, spinal cord injury, brain injury, concussion, and neuropharmacology, and spasticity. He is also a c...

Jamie Glen House, MD, MBA

Hayden , Idaho
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - Spinal cord injury, cauda equina syndrome, central cord, paraplegia, tetraplegia, life care planning, brain injury, TBI, mTBI, anoxic brain, long term care, catastrophic injury, neurorehabilitation, spasticity, disability evaluation, neck, back, gait, neurogenic bowel, neurogenic bladder
Dr. Glen House is a board-certified Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Physician currently active in clinical practice while living with a spinal cord injury for the last 33 years. He is subspecialty board-certified in Spine Cord Medicine and Brain Injury Medicine. He is fellowship-trained in Spinal Cord Injury Medicine at the prestigious Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation. His practice has focused in spinal cord injuries, brain injuries, and complex neurological patients. He served as Medical Director of the Spinal Cord Injury Program, where he taught medical students and residents clinically and in didactics. Dr. House currently holds a position as a Washington State University Medical School Clinical Associate Professor. In addition, he is a serial physician inventor who holds numerous patents. He has a very unique understanding of the medical and non-medical issues related to devastating injuries given his medical training and life experiences. He has been a wheelchair-user...

Anthony H Guarino, MD

GES, Inc.

Illinois
Pain Management - Medicine - Nerve damage, epidural steroid injection complications, Spinal and epidural injections, Spinal cord injury, Nerve injury, Radiofrequency neuroablation injuries, spinal cord stimulators, complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS, RSD), medication errors, failed back surgery syndrome
Dr. Anthony Guarino is a nationally recognized pain management expert and a celebrated clinician, teacher, author and researcher. His interest in pain management began during his undergraduate work at Yale University and developed further during graduate studies in religion at Yale Divinity School. He completed a medical degree at the University of Maryland, an internship in medicine at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore and an anesthesiology residency and formal training in pain management at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. Dr. Guarino served as director of pain management services for Washington University in St. Louis, MO at Barnes Jewish West County Hospital for 21 years before entering private practice in 2019. He has over 20 years of experience working with both plaintiff and defense attorneys. The thoroughness of his work in combination with his ability to clearly communicate his findings to both attorneys and juries has led him to have a very busy consultant practice.

Stanley J. Mathew, MD

Illinois
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Pain Management - Medicine - Chronic Pain Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, Migraines, Post Laminectomy Syndrome, Neuropathy, Gait and Balance dysfunction, TBI, Spinal Cord Injury, Stroke, Chronic Neck and low Back Pain, Osteoarthritis , Rotator Cuff, Nerve, Bone and Muscle Specialist
Stanley Mathew, MD, has been an Attending Physician at St Luke's Hospital since October 2009. Dr. Mathew also serves as Chief Executive Officer of American Rehabilitation Medicine , PLLC. He was previously a Chief Resident in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at New York Medical College. Dr. Mathew has extensive experience in the fields of Internal medicine, Physical medicine and rehabilitation, pain management and electrodiagnostic medicine. Dr. Mathew holds board certifications in Physical medicine and Rehabilitation, Pain Medicine, with the American Board of Disability Analysts

Stanley J. Mathew, MD

Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Pain Management - Medicine - Chronic Pain Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, Migraines, Post Laminectomy Syndrome, Neuropathy, Gait and Balance dysfunction, TBI, Spinal Cord Injury, Stroke, Chronic Neck and low Back Pain, Osteoarthritis , Rotator Cuff, Nerve, Bone and Muscle Specialist
Stanley Mathew, MD, has been an Attending Physician at St Luke's Hospital since October 2009. Dr. Mathew also serves as Chief Executive Officer of American Rehabilitation Medicine , PLLC. He was previously a Chief Resident in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at New York Medical College. Dr. Mathew has extensive experience in the fields of Internal medicine, Physical medicine and rehabilitation, pain management and electrodiagnostic medicine. Dr. Mathew holds board certifications in Physical medicine and Rehabilitation, Pain Medicine, with the American Board of Disability Analysts

William A Brennan, MD

NSL

LAFAYETTE, Louisiana
Neurological Surgery, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - traumatic brain injury, TBI, spinal injury, spine surgery, cervical surgery, ACDF, anterior cervical discectomy and fusion, lumbar fusion, TLIF, XLIF, craniotomy, spinal abscess, spinal trauma, back pain, neck pain, disc herniation, spinal cord injury
Board Certified Neurosurgeon. Dr. Brennan completed Vanderbilt Neurosurgery training in 1995 and has been in private practice since with complex spine surgery and head injury being the majority of his practice. Dr. Brennan has performed over 3000 surgeries and was made a Fellow in the American College of Surgeons. He is also a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and Congress of Neurological Surgeons.

James Domingue, MD

Lafayette, Louisiana
Neurology, Neurophysiology - EMG/NCS, Botulinum Toxin injections,Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (crps), Peripheral Nerve Injury, Pain, Spinal Cord Injury, Cervical & Lumbar Disc Disease, Nerve Root, Medical Malpractice,Traumatic Brain Injury
Harvard trained, board certified neurologist. Subspecialty certifications in Clinical Neurophysiology, Advanced Central Clinical Neurophysiology with added Competency in Intraoperative Monitoring, Electroencephalography and Evoked Potentials, and Electrodiagnostic Medicine. Active clinical practice dealing largely with traumatic brain injuries, spinal and peripheral nerve injuries and disorders, spasticity, intra-operative monitoring, and botulinum toxin injections. Have performed over 30,000 EMG/NCS. Extensive expert witness and case review experience including personal injury, medical malpractice, and as a treating physician.

Barbara Bate, RN, CRRN, CCM, CNLCP, CMGT-BC, LNCC, CHLCP, CBIS

Northeast Life Care Planning, Inc.

Holden, Maine
Life Care Planning, Nurse - Nurse Case Manager, Medical Cost Projections, Nurse Life Care Planning, Nurse Life Care Planner, Life Care Plans, Life Care Planner, Life Care Planning, Medicare Set-Asides, Traumatic Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Cerebral Palsy, Pediatrics, Amputations, Birth Injuries
Barbara Bate is Principal of Northeast Life Care Planning, Inc. (NLCP®), a nurse consulting company, providing a variety of services nationwide, including medical case management, medical file reviews/chronologies, medical cost projections, Medicare set-aside allocations/conditional payment review, as well as life care plan development/review. Barbara has over 40 years of experience as a registered nurse and holds certifications in Rehabilitation Nursing (CRRN), Legal Nurse Consulting (LNCC), Case Management (CCM, CMGT-BC), Life Care Planning (CNLCP®, CHLCP™), and Brain Injury (CBIS). She has provided medical case management services for patients with severe injuries such as traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, amputations, and orthopedic injuries since 1994 in addition to clinical work experience in the Operating Room, Recovery Room, Pediatrics and Obstetrics. Her life care planning experience includes working with individuals diagnosed with multiple trauma, chronic pain, ...

Lana Rigby, MD, FAAPMR

Lana L Rigby, LLC

Mitchellville, Maryland
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Brain Injury Medicine - Traumatic Brain Injury, Brain Injury, mTBI, Concussion, Anoxic Brain Injury, Stroke, Neurological Rehabilitation, Medical Management, Gait and Balance Dysfunction, Neuropathy, Spinal Cord Injury
Lana Rigby, MD is board certified physician in both Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Brain Injury Medicine. She has extensive experience in stroke, traumatic and non-traumatic brain injury, intracranial hemorrhage, subarachnoid hemorrhage, subdural hematoma, spinal cord injury, encephalopathy, Hypoxic/ anoxic brain injury, neuromuscular disorders such as Guillain-Barré syndrome, complex medical rehabilitation, diagnosis and prognosis of disability, and rehabilitation planning. Dr. Rigby graduated from the University of Maryland at College Park with Honors in Neurobiology and Physiology. She then completed her medical degree at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. She further completed residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Georgetown/ National Rehabilitation Hospital in Washington D.C. She currently evaluates and treats a variety of neurological and general rehabilitation patients in an acute hospital setting.

Bernhard Zünkeler, MD

Bernhard Zunkeler, M.D., P.A.

Towson, Maryland
Neurological Surgery, Brain Injury Medicine - neurosurgery, spine, trauma, head injury, brain injury, spinal cord injury, neurological disability, future clinical needs, future cost
I am a board-certified neurosurgeon in clinical practice in Baltimore, Maryland. For the past 25+ years, in addition to my clinical practice, I have assisted clients in the fields of insurance, law, and government with analyzing and understanding complex clinical cases. Based on the facts of a case, I will provide clients additional insights regarding pre-existing medical conditions, the necessity and appropriateness of medical care, causation, the reasonableness of prior healthcare charges, the need for, and estimated cost of, future medical care, the expected endpoint of treatment (i.e. MMI), the rating of impairment based on national Guides, as well as the standard of care. Please refer to my two websites for additional details regarding my neurosurgical practice: https://www.evalneuro.com (medicolegal site) https://www.zneurosurgery.com (clinical site)

Ron Avraham, MD

Polaris Rehabilitation

PLYMOUTH, Massachusetts
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Pain Management - Medicine - PM&R, Life Care Planning, LCP, Musculoskeletal medicine, Neck Pain, Back Pain, Sciatica, Radiculopathy, Spinal Stenosis, Herniated disc, Chronic Pain, Osteoarthritis, Spine injections, Traumatic Brain Injury, TBI, Spinal Cord Injury, SCI, Complex regional pain syndrome, Amputation, Stroke, MVA, MVC
Double board-certified PM&R (physiatry) physician, specializing in interventional pain management, non-surgical orthopedic care and musculoskeletal medicine, pain medicine and medical rehabilitation. He is board-certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (ABPMR) and Pain Medicine (ABPM). Dr. Avraham is a fellow of the American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and diplomate of the American Board of Pain Medicine and is fellowship-trained in Interventional Pain. He is a member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (AAPMR), American Academy of Physician Life Care Planners (AAPLCP) and the Massachusetts Medical Society. He holds active licenses in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Nearly a decade of combined practice experience in multiple settings: outpatient private practice, inpatient rehabilitation hospital, skilled nursing facility practice and life care planning.

Akram Alashari, MD

Saginaw, Michigan
General Surgery, Critical Care Surgery - Trauma surgery, Personal Injury, Traumatic Injuries, Medical Malpractice, Critical Care, Intensive Care, Motor vehicle collision, Abdominal surgery, Surgical complications, Traumatic Brain Injury, Sepsis, Shock, Spinal Cord Injury, Abdominal pain, Gallbladder, Appendix, Intestines, Colon, Wounds
Board-certified in general surgery and surgical critical care. Active clinical practice with a decade of experience. Fellowship-trained trauma surgeon. Trauma Medical Director and Department of Surgery Chair of ACS-verified Level II Trauma Center. Active clinical practice includes elective general surgery, emergency general surgery, trauma surgery, and critical care. Assistant Professor of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care. Course Director for Advanced Trauma Life Support. Experienced healthcare speaker with presentations at national medical conferences. Active clinical practice includes the following: -Elective general surgery (examples: gallbladder removal, hernia repair) -Emergency general surgery (examples: appendicitis, bowel perforation, bowel obstruction, internal bleeding) -Trauma surgery (examples: motor vehicle collisions, gunshot wounds, stab wounds, falls) -Critical care (examples: head injury, respiratory failure, need for intensive care) Clerkship Director for m...

Linda R Barbour, MD, CLCP

Barbour Medical Consultants

Kansas City, Missouri
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Life Care Planning - Accidents , Burns, Musculoskeletal, Brain Injury, Amputation, Stroke, Spinal Cord Injury, Rehabilitation, Trauma, Orthopedic Injuries, Nationwide
Dr. Barbour is a board certified physiatrist as well as a certified Life Care Planner. She has extensive experience in managing on-going rehabilitation needs. She possesses deep expertise in aging with a disability having cared for patients who have suffered a devastating injury or illness throughout their lifespan. She has been providing Expert Witness work for over 5 years and recently has expanded her services to include Life Care Planning. She brings unique experience in understanding standard of care, clinical guidelines, and "usual, customary and reasonable" from her decade plus experience leading utilization management for payer organizations. Having also served as a Residency Program Director, her enjoys the educational and teaching aspects of her work as an Expert Witness and Life Care Planner. She strives to be very responsive to inquiries and easy to work with. If you have a case you would like to review, please book a complementary 15 minute consult at the link below (...

Anthony H Guarino, MD

GES, Inc.

Chesterfield, Missouri
Pain Management - Medicine - Nerve damage, epidural steroid injection complications, Spinal and epidural injections, Spinal cord injury, Nerve injury, Radiofrequency neuroablation injuries, spinal cord stimulators, complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS, RSD), medication errors, failed back surgery syndrome
Dr. Anthony Guarino is a nationally recognized pain management expert and a celebrated clinician, teacher, author and researcher. His interest in pain management began during his undergraduate work at Yale University and developed further during graduate studies in religion at Yale Divinity School. He completed a medical degree at the University of Maryland, an internship in medicine at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore and an anesthesiology residency and formal training in pain management at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. Dr. Guarino served as director of pain management services for Washington University in St. Louis, MO at Barnes Jewish West County Hospital for 21 years before entering private practice in 2019. He has over 20 years of experience working with both plaintiff and defense attorneys. The thoroughness of his work in combination with his ability to clearly communicate his findings to both attorneys and juries has led him to have a very busy consultant practice.

Tobias A Mattei, MD

Saint Louis University

St. Louis, Missouri
Neurological Surgery, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - spine surgery, lumbar disc herniation, spinal fusion, spinal trauma, spinal fracture, spinal fusion, kyphoplasty, vertebroplasty, spinal cord injury, myelopathy, radiculopathy, artificial disc replacement, spinal cord stimulation, failed back syndrome, chronic back pain, pseudarthrosis
I am a fellowship-trained academic neurosurgeon specialized in complex spine/deformity surgery, currently practicing as Assistant Professor of the Division of Neurosurgery of St. Louis University. I have been an active member of the North American Spine Society, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Congress of Neurological Surgeons as well as many other international societies. I am member of the editorial board of The Spine Journal and Deputy Editor of the North American Spine Society Journal, the new open access initiative of the North American Spine Society. I am an active reviewer of several other neurosurgical journals including World Neurosurgery, Clinical Neurology & Neurosurgery, Journal of Clinical Neuroscience, Osteoarthritis & Cartilage, Journal of Engineering in Medicine: Part H, British Journal of Neurosurgery and Neurological Sciences. I have already provided expert review services for several scientific funding agencies in the U.S. (including the NIH P...

David G Smithson, MD, CLCP

David G. Smithson, MD, PC

Kansas City, Missouri
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Life Care Planning - Catastrophic Injuries, Spinal Cord Injury, Brain Injury, Neurology Disorders, Amputations, Stroke, Trauma, Disability, Spinal Disorder, Orthopedics Non-Surgical, Head Injury
Private practice, medical/legal consultation. Board Certified Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Certified Life Care Planner. Experienced Medical Director Inpatient Acute Rehabilitation.

Jamie Glen House, MD, MBA

Montana
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - Spinal cord injury, cauda equina syndrome, central cord, paraplegia, tetraplegia, life care planning, brain injury, TBI, mTBI, anoxic brain, long term care, catastrophic injury, neurorehabilitation, spasticity, disability evaluation, neck, back, gait, neurogenic bowel, neurogenic bladder
Dr. Glen House is a board-certified Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Physician currently active in clinical practice while living with a spinal cord injury for the last 33 years. He is subspecialty board-certified in Spine Cord Medicine and Brain Injury Medicine. He is fellowship-trained in Spinal Cord Injury Medicine at the prestigious Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation. His practice has focused in spinal cord injuries, brain injuries, and complex neurological patients. He served as Medical Director of the Spinal Cord Injury Program, where he taught medical students and residents clinically and in didactics. Dr. House currently holds a position as a Washington State University Medical School Clinical Associate Professor. In addition, he is a serial physician inventor who holds numerous patents. He has a very unique understanding of the medical and non-medical issues related to devastating injuries given his medical training and life experiences. He has been a wheelchair-user...

Mike M. Pappas, DO

New Jersey
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Pain Management - Medicine - Nursing Homes, Life care planning, Physical medicine and rehabilitation, Pain management, Traumatic brain injury, TBI, Spinal cord injury, amputations, complex regional pain syndrome, CRPS, IME, Pharmaceutical review, Herniated discs
Life care planning, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Pain Management Testifying and treating physician for catastrophic injuries involving Future Care, Permanency, Causation, and Life expectancy for both defense and plaintiff firms. Mild/severe Traumatic Brain Injury, Amputations, Burns, Multi-trauma, Orthopedic injuries, Chronic pain, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Pressure ulcers, Joint replacement complications, Peripheral nerve injuries, Cervical and Lumbar Spine Injuries. Licensed physician in NY in practice and board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Experienced Medical Expert. Clinical instructor at Mount Sinai Medical Center with over 15 years experience. 15 plus years of experience in sub acute facilities/skilled nursing facilities overseeing the rehabilitation of Spinal Cord injuries, Traumatic Brain Injuries, Amputations, Joint Replacements. Medical malpractice, Utilization Reviews, Health Insurance Claims, Workers Compensation, Independent Me...

Ovais V. Inamullah, MD

Neurology Legal Consulting

New York
Neurology, Neurophysiology - Stroke, traumatic brain injury, TBI, multiple sclerosis (MS), intracranial hemorrhage, spinal cord injury, Vascular Neurology, Head Injury, Hospital Medicine, critical care, hospital medicine, seizures, epilepsy
Dr. Ovais Inamullah and Dr. Abhi Kapuria are co-founders of Neurology Legal Consulting INC (www.neurolegalconsulting.com). Both physicians hold double board certifications: Dr. Kapuria in Clinical-Neurophysiology and Dr. Inamullah in Vascular Neurology. Their training includes residencies and fellowships at Duke University Hospital. As active clinicians, they specialize in acute neurological emergencies, including stroke, hemorrhage, seizures, head injuries, migraines, neuroinflammation, and spinal cord issues. Proficient in advanced diagnostic techniques and technologies, they provide comprehensive, evidence-based reports and opinions on topics such as causation, liability, damages, prognosis, and standard of care. Dr. Inamullah is a board-certified neurologist and vascular neurologist who completed his residency and fellowship at Duke University Hospital, where he gained expertise in the management of acute stroke, intracerebral hemorrhage, and cerebrovascular diseases. He has co...

Michael D. Leibowitz, MD, C.M.D.

Advanced Pain Medicine and Rehabilitation, PC

Roslyn Heights, New York
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Geriatrics - Catastrophic Injuries, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, Personal Injury, Trauma, Pressure Ulcers, Nursing Home, Life Care Planning, Neurology Disorders, Orthopedics non-surgical, Spinal Disorder/Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Brain Injury, Pain Management-Medicine
Experienced Medical Expert. Board Certified-American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. Board Certified, American Board of Pain Medicine. Certified Medical Director-The American Board of Post-Acute & Long-Term Care Medicine. Experience as Medical Director of Nursing Home & Medical Director of Rehabilitation Hospital Ambulatory Care Services. Back Pain, Neck Pain, Pulmonary Embolism, DVT, Deep Venous Thrombosis, Traumatic Brain Injury, EMG, Geriatrics, Pressure Ulcer, Amputation, Joint Replacement Infections, Arthroplasty Infections, Peripheral Nerve Injuries. Medical Malpractice, Disability Claims Disputes, Disability Insurance, Life Care Planning, Personal Injury, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Peer Reviews, Utilization Reviews, Managed Care, Health Insurance Claims, Industrial Accidents, Workers' Compensation, Product Liability, Independent Medical Examinations, IME

Mike M. Pappas, DO

Astoria, New York
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Pain Management - Medicine - Nursing Homes, Life care planning, Physical medicine and rehabilitation, Pain management, Traumatic brain injury, TBI, Spinal cord injury, amputations, complex regional pain syndrome, CRPS, IME, Pharmaceutical review, Herniated discs
Life care planning, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Pain Management Testifying and treating physician for catastrophic injuries involving Future Care, Permanency, Causation, and Life expectancy for both defense and plaintiff firms. Mild/severe Traumatic Brain Injury, Amputations, Burns, Multi-trauma, Orthopedic injuries, Chronic pain, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Pressure ulcers, Joint replacement complications, Peripheral nerve injuries, Cervical and Lumbar Spine Injuries. Licensed physician in NY in practice and board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Experienced Medical Expert. Clinical instructor at Mount Sinai Medical Center with over 15 years experience. 15 plus years of experience in sub acute facilities/skilled nursing facilities overseeing the rehabilitation of Spinal Cord injuries, Traumatic Brain Injuries, Amputations, Joint Replacements. Medical malpractice, Utilization Reviews, Health Insurance Claims, Workers Compensation, Independent Me...

Allan E. Rubenstein, MD

Comprehensive Neurology Services, PC

New York, New York
Neurology, Pediatric Neurology - Medical Malpractice, IMEs, Traumatic Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Cerebrovascular Disease, Migraine, Genetics and Pediatrics, RSD, Neuromuscular Disease
Clinical Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics, NYU School of Medicine Board Certified, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Neurology), former Examiner Member, American Academy of Neurology Actively practicing neurologist with 20+ years providing medical -legal reviews for medical malpractice, personal injury and criminal cases. Medical malpractice experience ~ 50/50 plaintiff/defense Numerous peer-reviewed publications, invited lectureships and 3 books. Areas of expertise: Birth trauma, HIE, Developmental disability, Genetic disorders, Traumatic brain injury, Disorders of the peripheral nervous system, Brain and spinal tumors, Neurologic complications of vacccinations

Ovais V. Inamullah, MD

Neurology Legal Consulting

North Carolina
Neurology, Neurophysiology - Stroke, traumatic brain injury, TBI, multiple sclerosis (MS), intracranial hemorrhage, spinal cord injury, Vascular Neurology, Head Injury, Hospital Medicine, critical care, hospital medicine, seizures, epilepsy
Dr. Ovais Inamullah and Dr. Abhi Kapuria are co-founders of Neurology Legal Consulting INC (www.neurolegalconsulting.com). Both physicians hold double board certifications: Dr. Kapuria in Clinical-Neurophysiology and Dr. Inamullah in Vascular Neurology. Their training includes residencies and fellowships at Duke University Hospital. As active clinicians, they specialize in acute neurological emergencies, including stroke, hemorrhage, seizures, head injuries, migraines, neuroinflammation, and spinal cord issues. Proficient in advanced diagnostic techniques and technologies, they provide comprehensive, evidence-based reports and opinions on topics such as causation, liability, damages, prognosis, and standard of care. Dr. Inamullah is a board-certified neurologist and vascular neurologist who completed his residency and fellowship at Duke University Hospital, where he gained expertise in the management of acute stroke, intracerebral hemorrhage, and cerebrovascular diseases. He has co...

Angel C Rayne, MSN, APRN, AGPCNP-BC

Hospitalist Nurse Practitioner/Emergency Dept RN

Angel Rayne APRN, LLC

Mars Hill, North Carolina
Nurse, Nurse Practitioner - acute care, primary care, acute rehabilitation, spinal cord injury, registered nurse, emergency department, nurse manager, supervisor, assisted living, gerontology, veteran's, hospitalist nurse practitioner
With 21 years of extensive experience in the acute care setting, I am a seasoned registered nurse and nurse practitioner dedicated to enhancing the synergy between healthcare and legal fields. Over the last three years, I have excelled as a hospitalist nurse practitioner, building on a decade of specialized nursing in the emergency department. This robust background is complemented by significant roles in nursing management and supervision, showcasing a comprehensive understanding of clinical and administrative aspects of healthcare. Known for my professional diligence and unwavering integrity, I am committed to delivering meticulous and insightful analysis to support legal cases involving medical issues. My unique ability to view cases from both the medical and nursing models allows for a comprehensive perspective, ensuring accurate interpretation of medical records, identification of standards of care, and clarification of complex medical information for legal professionals. My m...

Gregory R Semon, DO, FACS, FACOS

Triple Board Certified Surgeon / Assoc Professor

Oakwood, Ohio
General Surgery, Trauma Surgery - Critical Care Surgery, Chest Wall Injury, Rib Fractures, Traumatic Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Small Bowel, Colon, Gallbladder, Appendix, Hernia, Shock, Hemorrhage, Coagulopathy, Sepsis, Infections, Complications, Quality
Dr. Gregory Semon is a distinguished physician with a robust background in surgery, critical care, and medical leadership. He currently serves as an Associate Professor of Surgery at Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, where he imparts his expertise to future medical professionals. Dr. Semon also serves Director of the Surgical Intensive Care Unit at Miami Valley Hospital, a position where he oversees the care of critically ill surgical patients with precision and compassion. In addition to his clinical and academic roles, Dr. Semon is deeply committed to injury prevention as evidenced by his leadership as the Director of the Injury Prevention Center of Greater Dayton. He spearheads initiatives aimed at reducing injuries and promoting safety within the community, reflecting his dedication to public health. Recognized for his commitment to excellence in healthcare delivery, Dr. Semon serves as the Chair of Medical Staff Quality at Premier Health, where he ensures ...

Teresa M. Hearn, MS, CRC, IPEC, CVE, CLCP

Premier Vocational Experts

Perkasie, Pennsylvania
Vocational Rehabilitation, Life Care Planning - Specialty Focus: Catastrophic Injury, Employability Expert, Life Care Planner, Loss of Earnings, Matrimonial Expert, Rehabilitation Expert, Spinal Cord Injury, Vocational Consultant, Medical Cost Projections, Long Term Disability Evaluation, Wrongful Death, Wrongful Incarceration
For almost a decade, Teresa M. Hearn, MS, CRC, CLCP, IPEC, CVE, has been providing comprehensive vocational employability and earning capacity assessments and services for individuals with varying levels of disability. She has been a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor by the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification since November 2006, a Certified Life Care Planner by the International Commission on Healthcare Certification since November 2022, a Certified Vocational Evaluator by the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification since December 2022, and an Associate of the American Board of Vocational Experts since 2021.

Richard S Kaplan, MD

Kaplan Life Care Planning

Monroeville, Pennsylvania
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Life Care Planning - Life Care Planning (large cases), Medical Cost Projection (smaller cases), Life Expectancy, Disability, Damages, Mass Tort, Auto Accident Injury Assessment, Pain, Brain Injury, Multiple Trauma, Spinal Cord Injury, Gait Dysfunction, Falls, Nursing Home Injuries, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury
Certified PM&R physician life care planner available for both life care plans (large cases) and medical cost projections (cost-effective for smaller cases). 25+ years experience in comprehensive physical medicine/rehabilitation and pain management practice. Available to both plaintiff/defense for life care plan and cost projection reports, rebuttal reports, and life expectancy opinions. Straightforward, flat-rate pricing on all services. Available in Pittsburgh and nationally. See details at www.kaplanlifecareplan.com or www.rehabanalytics.com

Matthew Tormenti, MD, MBA

Newtown, Pennsylvania
Spine Surgery & Spine Care, Neurological Surgery - Spine Surgery, Spinal Fusion, microdiscectomy, cervical fusion, TLIF,Traumatic Brain Injury, Concussion,Mild Traumatic Brain Injury, Healthcare Economics Intraoperative Neuromonitoring, Cauda equina, pedicle screw, Spinal cord injury, spinal cord stimulation,
I am a board-certified neurosurgeon with an active clinical practice based in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. I am a down to earth and straightforward individual. Patients often comment on my approachability. I received my residency training at the University of Pittsburgh, one of the top rated clinical and research programs in the country. I've authored over 20 peer reviewed articles and given presentations nationally and internationally. I operate at several community hospitals in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. I was the Chief of Neurosurgery at a level -2 Trauma center in Pennsylvania for 5 years. Consistently, I am selected for Castle Connolly Top Doctors and Philadelphia Magazine Top Doctors. Following several years in practice I went back to school to obtain my MBA from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania. I currently am a partner at my practice and assist with management and strategy development and deployment. I have testified numerous times as an e...

Ovais V. Inamullah, MD

Neurology Legal Consulting

South Carolina
Neurology, Neurophysiology - Stroke, traumatic brain injury, TBI, multiple sclerosis (MS), intracranial hemorrhage, spinal cord injury, Vascular Neurology, Head Injury, Hospital Medicine, critical care, hospital medicine, seizures, epilepsy
Dr. Ovais Inamullah and Dr. Abhi Kapuria are co-founders of Neurology Legal Consulting INC (www.neurolegalconsulting.com). Both physicians hold double board certifications: Dr. Kapuria in Clinical-Neurophysiology and Dr. Inamullah in Vascular Neurology. Their training includes residencies and fellowships at Duke University Hospital. As active clinicians, they specialize in acute neurological emergencies, including stroke, hemorrhage, seizures, head injuries, migraines, neuroinflammation, and spinal cord issues. Proficient in advanced diagnostic techniques and technologies, they provide comprehensive, evidence-based reports and opinions on topics such as causation, liability, damages, prognosis, and standard of care. Dr. Inamullah is a board-certified neurologist and vascular neurologist who completed his residency and fellowship at Duke University Hospital, where he gained expertise in the management of acute stroke, intracerebral hemorrhage, and cerebrovascular diseases. He has co...

Christopher Janssen, MD

Sanford Medical Center

Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Pain Management - Medicine - Life Care Planning, Life Expectancy, Future Medical Needs, Traumatic Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Amputation, Independent Medical Examinations, Impairment Rating, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Spine Pain, Joint injuries, Nerve injuries, Soft tissue injuries, Causation, Whiplash
Double Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Pain Medicine. Clinical Assistant Professor Sanford USD School of Medicine. Experienced Interventional Pain Management practitioner specializing in interventional spine procedures, electrodiagnostics, impairment ratings, independent medical evaluations, and life care planning. Chief Resident at Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, #1 Rated in US News & World Report over 20 years. Licensed in South Dakota, North Dakota, Minnesota , Iowa and Texas

William A Brennan, MD

NSL

Texas
Neurological Surgery, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - traumatic brain injury, TBI, spinal injury, spine surgery, cervical surgery, ACDF, anterior cervical discectomy and fusion, lumbar fusion, TLIF, XLIF, craniotomy, spinal abscess, spinal trauma, back pain, neck pain, disc herniation, spinal cord injury
Board Certified Neurosurgeon. Dr. Brennan completed Vanderbilt Neurosurgery training in 1995 and has been in private practice since with complex spine surgery and head injury being the majority of his practice. Dr. Brennan has performed over 3000 surgeries and was made a Fellow in the American College of Surgeons. He is also a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and Congress of Neurological Surgeons.

Wendy E Goodwin, MD

Dallas, Texas
Pediatric Physical Medicine & Rehab, Brain Injury Medicine - Traumatic Brain Injury, Concussion, Spinal Cord Injury, Catastrophic Injury, Future Educational/Vocational Potential, Childhood Disability, Neuro-Rehabilitation, Shaken Baby, Multiple Trauma, Cerebral Palsy, Quality of Life, Impact on Caregiver, Cognitive Impairment, School Accommodations
Wendy E. Goodwin, MD, is one of less than 50 physicians in the country who are board certified in Brain Injury Medicine, Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine and (adult) Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. She has an academic background as an assistant clinical professor at UT Southwestern / Children’s Medical Center where she worked daily with children suffering from a range of long-term neurological disorders like cerebral palsy to acute neurological conditions like stroke and multi-trauma. She has worked a large portion of her time in the ICU, caring for severely injured and comatose patients such as battered babies, drowning victims and car wreck victims. What is uncommon about Dr. Goodwin is the breadth of her experience. On a daily basis she has cared for patients along a range of age (from newborn into college), caring for patient's injury along a long course of time (from ICU until many years later through the child's development), and treating the full spectrum of Traumat...

Jamie Glen House, MD, MBA

Texas
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - Spinal cord injury, cauda equina syndrome, central cord, paraplegia, tetraplegia, life care planning, brain injury, TBI, mTBI, anoxic brain, long term care, catastrophic injury, neurorehabilitation, spasticity, disability evaluation, neck, back, gait, neurogenic bowel, neurogenic bladder
Dr. Glen House is a board-certified Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Physician currently active in clinical practice while living with a spinal cord injury for the last 33 years. He is subspecialty board-certified in Spine Cord Medicine and Brain Injury Medicine. He is fellowship-trained in Spinal Cord Injury Medicine at the prestigious Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation. His practice has focused in spinal cord injuries, brain injuries, and complex neurological patients. He served as Medical Director of the Spinal Cord Injury Program, where he taught medical students and residents clinically and in didactics. Dr. House currently holds a position as a Washington State University Medical School Clinical Associate Professor. In addition, he is a serial physician inventor who holds numerous patents. He has a very unique understanding of the medical and non-medical issues related to devastating injuries given his medical training and life experiences. He has been a wheelchair-user...

Ovais V. Inamullah, MD

Neurology Legal Consulting

Texas
Neurology, Neurophysiology - Stroke, traumatic brain injury, TBI, multiple sclerosis (MS), intracranial hemorrhage, spinal cord injury, Vascular Neurology, Head Injury, Hospital Medicine, critical care, hospital medicine, seizures, epilepsy
Dr. Ovais Inamullah and Dr. Abhi Kapuria are co-founders of Neurology Legal Consulting INC (www.neurolegalconsulting.com). Both physicians hold double board certifications: Dr. Kapuria in Clinical-Neurophysiology and Dr. Inamullah in Vascular Neurology. Their training includes residencies and fellowships at Duke University Hospital. As active clinicians, they specialize in acute neurological emergencies, including stroke, hemorrhage, seizures, head injuries, migraines, neuroinflammation, and spinal cord issues. Proficient in advanced diagnostic techniques and technologies, they provide comprehensive, evidence-based reports and opinions on topics such as causation, liability, damages, prognosis, and standard of care. Dr. Inamullah is a board-certified neurologist and vascular neurologist who completed his residency and fellowship at Duke University Hospital, where he gained expertise in the management of acute stroke, intracerebral hemorrhage, and cerebrovascular diseases. He has co...

Anthony Muffoletto, MD

Houston, Texas
Spine Surgery & Spine Care - Back and Neck Injury, Whiplash,Sciatica, Worker's Comp injury, MVA, Herniated Disc, Post-laminectomy Syndrome, Failed Back Syndrome, Post-Surgical Complications, Cauda Equina Syndrome, Spinal Cord Injury, Fracture; Dislocation, Radiculopathy, Discitis, Spondylitis, Epidural Abscess
Active Consultant to Texas Board of Medical Examiners. Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. Fellow American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Fellowship trained Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon. Former Tenure-Track Faculty Physician at Univ. of Texas Medical Branch

Felix G. Rivera, M.D.

US Neurology Consulting, PLLC

Harlingen, Texas
Neurology, Telemedicine - Stroke, Epilepsy, Headache, migraine, Traumatic Brain Injury, TBI, mild traumatic brain injury, mTBI, closed head injury, concussion, Spinal Cord Injury, Nerve Injury, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome,CRPS,Memory Loss, Dementia, Encephalopathy, Parkinson's Disease, testamentary capacity,competency
Dr.Felix Rivera is a Board Certified Neurologist with over 14 years of experience. Fellowship trained in Epilepsy and Neuromuscular Disorders. Has experience with Outpatient General Neurology, Inpatient Neuro-Hospitalist and Outpatient Tele Neurology, as well as currently provides Telemedicine care in Neurology, Inpatient Telemedicine/ Tele Neuro-Hospitalist for hospitals in several states throughout the United States. He is Licensed in over 25 states Dr. Rivera has experience in areas, including but not limited to : Traumatic Brain Injury, TBI, mild traumatic brain injury, mTBI, Stroke, Epilepsy, Headache, migraine, closed head injury, concussion, Spinal Cord Injury, Nerve Injury, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, CRPS, Memory Loss, Dementia, Encephalopathy, Parkinson's Disease.

Doreen R Casuto, RN, MRA, CRRN, CCM

Rehabilitation Care Coordination

Utah
Life Care Planning, Medical Billing - Rehabilitation Nursing, Nursing Assessment, Case Management, Benefit Administration, Special Needs Trust, Care Coordination, Spinal Cord Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury, Cerebral Palsy, Neuromuscular Disorders, Amputation, Accessibility, Medical Billing, Case Management, Benefit Application
50 years of experience in rehabilitation nursing, providing patient care, education and coordination of services. 35 years as an independent case manager working with catastrophically injured. Evaluated patients, assisted physicians in planning and coordinating the rehabilitation needs of patients with spinal cord, brain injuries, stroke and neuromuscular illnesses. Prior to founding RCC she was the Director of Physical Rehabilitation Nursing at Grossmont Hospital in San Diego, Rehabilitation Nurse Coordinator at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis and Rehab Nursing Workshop Coordinator at Ohio State University. Doreen is currently an Adjunct Professor with San Diego State’s School of Nursing as well as a former board member of the Brain Injury Association of California (BIACAL), the San Diego Brain Injury Foundation (SDBIF) and Jewish Family Services of San Diego. In 1989, Doreen Casuto decided to start a small company with a unique goal. Doreen had recently left Grossmont Hospit...

Lawrence F Cohen, MD

Commonwealth Medical Review

Richmond, Virginia
Spine Surgery & Spine Care, Orthopedic Surgery - Spinal Trauma, Spinal Tumors, Scoliosis Surgery, Spinal Cord Injury, Disc Disease, Spinal Fusions, Spinal Instrumentation, Kyphoplasty, Minimally Invasive Spine,
Administrative Assistant Theresa Hubbard Email- [email protected]

PERRY P KANERIYA, MD, MBA

Great Falls, Virginia
Neuroradiology, Diagnostic Radiology - radiology, neuroradiology, emergency radiology, teleradiology, medical imaging, AI, artificial intelligence, TBI, brain injury, concussion, back injury, spinal cord injury, brain bleed, hemorrhage, cancer, tumor, brain tumor, spine tumor, herniated disc, stroke, aneurysm, MRI, CT, personal injury
Diagnostic Radiologist certified by the American Board of Radiology with subspecialty expertise in Neuroradiology. Over 18 years of clinical experience ranging from high-volume multi-modality private practice imaging centers to industry-leading telemedicine providers. Diagnostic Radiology residency and Neuroradiology fellowship training at Brigham and Women's Hospital of Harvard Medical School. Awarded position of Chief Resident during radiology residency in recognition for leadership capacity, communication skills and clinical acumen. Appointed to Internal Review Board and Neuroradiology Section Chief during teleradiology career after establishing reputation of collaborative team-building, effective communication and consistent high-quality medical exam interpretation. Serves as Physician Consultant and Subject Matter Expert for multiple reputable law firms, medical imaging ventures, artificial intelligence-based healthcare start-ups and management consulting firms. Earned Master o...

Jamie Glen House, MD, MBA

Washington
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - Spinal cord injury, cauda equina syndrome, central cord, paraplegia, tetraplegia, life care planning, brain injury, TBI, mTBI, anoxic brain, long term care, catastrophic injury, neurorehabilitation, spasticity, disability evaluation, neck, back, gait, neurogenic bowel, neurogenic bladder
Dr. Glen House is a board-certified Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Physician currently active in clinical practice while living with a spinal cord injury for the last 33 years. He is subspecialty board-certified in Spine Cord Medicine and Brain Injury Medicine. He is fellowship-trained in Spinal Cord Injury Medicine at the prestigious Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation. His practice has focused in spinal cord injuries, brain injuries, and complex neurological patients. He served as Medical Director of the Spinal Cord Injury Program, where he taught medical students and residents clinically and in didactics. Dr. House currently holds a position as a Washington State University Medical School Clinical Associate Professor. In addition, he is a serial physician inventor who holds numerous patents. He has a very unique understanding of the medical and non-medical issues related to devastating injuries given his medical training and life experiences. He has been a wheelchair-user...

David A Lundin, MD, FAANS

Synapse Neurosurgical Consultants.

Mercer Island, Washington
Neurological Surgery, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - Spinal Cord Injury, Spinal Trauma, Spinal fusion surgery, Total Disk Replacement Traumatic Brain Injury, Brain Tumors
David A. Lundin, MD, received his medical degree in 1999 from the University of Washington (UW) School of Medicine, where he graduated at the top of his class. He completed his internship and residency in Neurological Surgery at the UW and served as a Senior Registrar at the renowned Atkinson Morley's Hospital in London, England. He then completed a fellowship in spinal surgery at the UW with the departments of Orthopedics and Neurological Surgery followed by a Chief Residency in Neurological Surgery in 2006. He served as Director of Complex and Minimally Invasive Spine at the Southern California Center for Neuroscience and Spine in Los Angeles before joining the University of Washington/Valley Medical Center as the Medical Director of Neurosurgery/Spine Center in 2008 where is he maintains a robust clinical practice. Additionally he a Clinical Professor in Neurological Surgery at the University of Washington. Dr. Lundin is Board Certified in Neurological surgery and is an activ...