Spinal Injections Expert Witnesses

Spinal injections 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 injections . The spinal injections expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Addiction Medicine, Anesthesiology, Orthopedics - Non-Surgical, Pain Management - Medicine, and Physical Medicine & Rehab.

F. Michael Ferrante, MD

Arizona
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Pain Management/Medicine, Interventional Pain Management, Back Pain, Neck Pain, Nerve Blocks, Intrathecal Pumps, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Spinal Cord Stimulation, Spinal Injections, Epidural, Cervical Injections, Radiofrequency
F. Michael Ferrante, MD, holds a BS in Biology from Tulane University, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude, and a MD from New York Medical College. Dr. Ferrante completed residencies in Internal Medicine and Anesthesiology at Emory University Affiliated Hospitals. Between his residencies he did one year of an infectious disease fellowship at Barnes Hospital, Washington University. After Anesthesiology residency, he received his fellowship in Pain Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School. Dr. Ferrante is currently the Director of the UCLA Comprehensive Pain Center and Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology and Medicine at the University of California at Los Angeles. Prior to coming to UCLA, Dr. Ferrante was the Director of Pain Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital and before that, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School. He was a member of the ASRA Board of Directors (1996-2011) and former President of ASRA (2007-2009). He is ...

F. Michael Ferrante, MD

Pacific Palisades, California
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Pain Management/Medicine, Interventional Pain Management, Back Pain, Neck Pain, Nerve Blocks, Intrathecal Pumps, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Spinal Cord Stimulation, Spinal Injections, Epidural, Cervical Injections, Radiofrequency
F. Michael Ferrante, MD, holds a BS in Biology from Tulane University, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude, and a MD from New York Medical College. Dr. Ferrante completed residencies in Internal Medicine and Anesthesiology at Emory University Affiliated Hospitals. Between his residencies he did one year of an infectious disease fellowship at Barnes Hospital, Washington University. After Anesthesiology residency, he received his fellowship in Pain Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School. Dr. Ferrante is currently the Director of the UCLA Comprehensive Pain Center and Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology and Medicine at the University of California at Los Angeles. Prior to coming to UCLA, Dr. Ferrante was the Director of Pain Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital and before that, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School. He was a member of the ASRA Board of Directors (1996-2011) and former President of ASRA (2007-2009). He is ...

Alan Roth, MD, JD

Walnut Creek, California
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Pain Management - Medicine - Non-operative spine pain, rds/CRps, spinal injections, facet radio frequency procedures and sympathetic blocks, non-operative orthopedics, EMG and nerve conduction, non-operative sports injuries, carpal tunnel syndrome and other entrapment neuropathies
I have been working in California since I finished my physical medicine and rehab residency at Temple U, which followed an orthopedic fellowship. My practice included a fair amount of occupational and musculoskeletal and neurological evaluations and treatment. I have been a Qualified medical examiner and AME in California and a Second independent medical examiner for Alaska. I have graduated as well from law school and passed the bar but do not practice law except for occasional volunteer mediations.

Sudheer Potru, DO, D.ABA, FASAM

Atlanta, Georgia
Pain Management - Medicine, Addiction Medicine - opioids, opioid prescribing, overdose, addiction, suboxone, MAT, anesthesiology, pain medicine, chronic pain, interventional pain, spinal injections, spinal cord stimulation
Dr. Potru is triple-board-certified in anesthesiology, interventional pain medicine, and addiction medicine; he is one of less than 25 clinicians across the country with this combination of certifications and has unique expertise as a result. Dr. Potru is a nationally recognized and well-published expert in the treatment of chronic pain and addiction as well as the treatment of the addicted patient in the perioperative period; he is a question author for the American Board of Anesthesiology's Pain Medicine board exam and sits on numerous national anesthesia/pain committees. Dr. Potru has given talks at the American Society of Anesthesiologists conference, the American Academy of Pain Medicine national meeting, and multiple invited grand rounds presentations on anesthesiology, chronic pain and addiction, including at highly reputed institutions such as the Mayo Clinic. He has special interest in opioid safety/prescribing, opioid and other substance use disorders (addiction), and i...

Arnold J. Weil, MD Non-Surgical Orthopaedics, PC

Marietta, Georgia
Pain Management - Medicine, Orthopedics - Non-Surgical - Non-surgical orthopaedic medicine, pain management and sports injuries, back pain, independent medical exams, spinal injections, musculoskeletal, disability, peer review, physical medicine, spine, neck
Arnold J. Weil, MD, a diplomat of the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, is the Chief Executive Officer of Non-Surgical Orthopaedics, P.C., one of the premier orthopaedic practices in the metro Atlanta area. He is also a Clinical Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia. An active lecturer, Dr. Weil speaks nationally and internationally on the nonsurgical management of back and neck pain as well as new advances in pain management.

Craig Best, DO, CLCP

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

Asad Cheema, MD Holistic Science Pain Clinic

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

Tom Simopoulos, M.D., M.A. Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Southborough, Massachusetts
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - opioids, spinal cord stimulator, radiofrequency procedures, spinal injections, complex regional pain syndrome, Persistent pain after injuries, interventional pain, criminal, fraud, CRPS, ablations, nerve injury, chronic pain, failed back surgery, over dose, personal injury, RSD, disc herniation
Thomas T. Simopoulos, MD, MA, is a Harvard trained and faculty pain management specialist at the Arnold Pain Management Center and an anesthesiologist in the Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC). He is also an Associate Professor in Anesthesia at the Harvard Medical School. He has multiple teaching awards by fellows in training and recognized as "Top Doctor" in the Boston area since 2017. Dr. Simopoulos attended medical school at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester. He completed his postdoctoral training at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Faulkner Hospital in Boston. Dr. Simopoulos holds a Masters of Arts degree in Biochemistry from Brandeis University in Waltham. He is board-certified in Anesthesiology with a Pain Medicine subspecialty. Dr. Simopoulos has strong clinical interests that include radiofrequency technology, intradiscal therapies and e...

F. Michael Ferrante, MD

Nevada
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Pain Management/Medicine, Interventional Pain Management, Back Pain, Neck Pain, Nerve Blocks, Intrathecal Pumps, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Spinal Cord Stimulation, Spinal Injections, Epidural, Cervical Injections, Radiofrequency
F. Michael Ferrante, MD, holds a BS in Biology from Tulane University, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude, and a MD from New York Medical College. Dr. Ferrante completed residencies in Internal Medicine and Anesthesiology at Emory University Affiliated Hospitals. Between his residencies he did one year of an infectious disease fellowship at Barnes Hospital, Washington University. After Anesthesiology residency, he received his fellowship in Pain Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School. Dr. Ferrante is currently the Director of the UCLA Comprehensive Pain Center and Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology and Medicine at the University of California at Los Angeles. Prior to coming to UCLA, Dr. Ferrante was the Director of Pain Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital and before that, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School. He was a member of the ASRA Board of Directors (1996-2011) and former President of ASRA (2007-2009). He is ...

Ade Akande, MD,MBA Pain Consortium,PLLC.

Charlotte, North Carolina
Anesthesiology, Pain Management - Medicine - Spinal anesthesia, Epidural hematoma, Intrathecal catheter, Opiod therapy , Opiod overdose, complication, Narcotic abuse, Narcotic use, Facet Rhizotomy, Facet Injection, Cervical epidural, Epidural abscess, Nerve root block, Epidural adhesions, Spinal injections, Spinal catheter, Blood thinner,
Internal Medicine Residency-Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons,New York,NY. 1989-1993. Anesthesiology Residency and Pain Management. Fellowship-Brigham and Women's Hospital(Harvard Medical School. Boston,Mass).1993-1996. Interventional Pain Management Fellowship-University of Medicine and Dentistry of new Jersey. Newark,NJ.1996-1997. Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine. Practice limited to Interventional and Non Interventional Pain Management/Pain Medicine over the last 20 years. Clinical patient contact volume averages 5,000 office visits with 1200 interventions annually.

F. Michael Ferrante, MD

Oregon
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Pain Management/Medicine, Interventional Pain Management, Back Pain, Neck Pain, Nerve Blocks, Intrathecal Pumps, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Spinal Cord Stimulation, Spinal Injections, Epidural, Cervical Injections, Radiofrequency
F. Michael Ferrante, MD, holds a BS in Biology from Tulane University, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude, and a MD from New York Medical College. Dr. Ferrante completed residencies in Internal Medicine and Anesthesiology at Emory University Affiliated Hospitals. Between his residencies he did one year of an infectious disease fellowship at Barnes Hospital, Washington University. After Anesthesiology residency, he received his fellowship in Pain Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School. Dr. Ferrante is currently the Director of the UCLA Comprehensive Pain Center and Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology and Medicine at the University of California at Los Angeles. Prior to coming to UCLA, Dr. Ferrante was the Director of Pain Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital and before that, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School. He was a member of the ASRA Board of Directors (1996-2011) and former President of ASRA (2007-2009). He is ...

Jason Brajer, MD JB Pain Free MD

BRYN MAWR, Pennsylvania
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Interventional Pain Management, Spinal Injections, Narcotic Administration, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, lumbar radiculopathy, cervical radiculopathy, chronic pain
Full-time office based interventional pain management with fluoroscopy. All spinal injections done from basic epidurals to spinal cord stimulation. Clinically active full time, board certified in anesthesiology [33 yr] and pain management [25 yr] Medical malpractice expert, defense and plaintiff, 15 years with less than 20% professional income from this source Consultant for Blue Shield / Highmark of PA Founding Director, Montgomery Pain Center Former Associate chairman, Dept of Anesthesiology, Montgomery Hospital