Spine Expert Witness

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Spine 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 spine. The spine expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Anesthesiology, Brain Injury Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, Critical Care Surgery, Diagnostic Radiology, Neurological Surgery, Neuroradiology, Orthopedic Surgery, Pain Management - Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehab, Radiology, Spine Surgery & Spine Care, Sports Medicine, and Telemedicine.

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Henry H Barnard II, MD MSA Orthopedics

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

Jeffrey M Dym, MD

Newport Coast, California
Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology - Diagnostic radiology, musculoskeletal radiology, trauma, spine,fracture, herniated disc,emergency radiology, injury, child abuse, MRI, CT, Xray, ultrasound, nuclear medicine, workers compensation, general radiology, neuroradiology, auto accident, pain, expert witness, motorcycle, automobile
Dr. Dym serves as Radiology Director at a dynamic private practice in Southern California. He is board certified in radiology by the American Board of Radiology and completed a fellowship in Musculoskeletal Imaging. Dr. Dym has a very clear, concise method of communication imaging findings of potentially complex cases in a manner that is easy to understand. Dr. Dym has experience in expert witness case reviews, and has appeared at depositions and in court. Dr. Dym has presented at many lectures and conferences and is comfortable with public speaking. He is also a volunteer faculty member at The University of California, Irvine where he presents cases to radiology residents. In his free time, he enjoys camping, volleyball, biking, jogging and enjoys spending time with his family.

Diana Kraemer, MD Diana Kraemer, MD, PLLC

California
Neurological Surgery, Brain Injury Medicine - Neurosurgeon, Spine, Spinal Cord Injury, Whiplash, Work Injury, Brain Injury, Concussion, Epilepsy, Headache, Migraine, Car Accident, MVA, Pseudoseizures, Movement Disorders, Spinal Cord Stimulation, Neurosurgery, IMEs
Dr. Kraemer is Board Certified in Neurological Surgery. She received her medical training at UCLA, Duke, and Yale. She is particularly interested in cognition, epilepsy, movement disorders, spinal disorders, spinal cord injury, headache, migraine, whiplash, depression, and chronic pain. Her neurosurgical clinical practice focuses on a patient-centered, holistic approach to the complex factors involved with advanced or longstanding neurological conditions. She enjoys providing comprehensive evaluations, second opinions, or independent examinations to the patient or claimant when a multi-factorial approach to return to wellness is required. Dr. Kraemer has decades of experience dealing with difficult, complex, neurosurgical and neurological diagnoses, including • Spinal cord injuries, syringomyelia • Traumatic Brain Injuries • Recovery or Rehabilitation after Spinal Surgery • Chronic Pain • Spinal Cord Stimulation • Movement Disorders • Epilepsy, epilepsy surgery, and pseu...

Sina Rajamand

California
Neurological Surgery, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - Spine, brain, pain, back pain, neck, lower back, neuro, neurosurgery, spine surgery

Geoffrey Riley, M.D. Stanford University

Stanford, California
Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology - Orthopedic imaging, sports imaging, musculoskeletal imaging, bone and joint imaging, oncology imaging, fractures, MRI, spine, spinal injuries, worker's comp, emergency imaging, trauma radiology, cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine imaging, x-rays, radiographs, radiology, CT.
Dr. Riley is a board certified radiologist with 20+ years of experience in general and musculoskeletal radiology. He is a Clinical Professor of Radiology at Stanford University Hospital. During training, he was the recipient of the Residency Research Award at UC Davis, and the Resident’s Teaching Award at UC San Francisco. Dr. Riley is the past President, and Vice President, of the San Francisco Bay Radiological Society. He is a member of numerous leadership committees and is the conference organizer for the Musculoskeletal Infectious Disease, Hip Preservation, and Arthroscopic correlation Interdisciplinary conferences. He is the radiology liaison for Stanford Hospital’s Sarcoma Tumor Board. He is also involved in quality improvement projects at Stanford Hospital. Dr. Riley received his board certification in radiology from the American Board of Radiology and earned certification by the American National Board of Medical Examiners. Dr. Riley has published in medical jour...

Sara Cheng, MD, PhD Sara Cheng MD PhD LLC

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

Kathi L Waite, RN, MS, CCRN, CNRN, SCRN, CLNC

Littleton , Colorado
Critical Care Surgery, Critical Care Medicine - Nurse expert, critical care, brain injury, spine, stroke, wrongful death, Fall injury, critical care medicine, medical records review, standards of care, Nurse quality indicators, neurosurgery , post op care,
Forty (40) years of professional experience in critical care nursing that includes 17 years of leadership and management responsibility in a variety of specialties including Surgical/Trauma ICU, Burn Trauma ICU, MICU/CCU, CVICU, Cardiothoracic ICU, and Neuro ICU – affiliated with major university teaching and research hospitals. As a former nurse manager,10 years, I had responsibility for program development, strategic planning, fiscal resources and budget allocation, personnel management, and care-delivery outcomes for the Neurosurgical ICU. Currently, practice as a level IV Clinical Nurse in the New UCHealth Highlands Ranch Hospital ICU. Since starting my legal nurse consulting business in 2017, I have reviewed and provided opinions on 37 cases, both plaintiff and defense. Clinical Experience Clinical nurse and relief-charge nurse in an 18 bed ICU, level 3 trauma center. Caring for patients post-op brain & spine, head & neck, oncology, ortho, thoracic, GI, and general surger...

Richard P. Davis, MD

Indian Harbour Beach, Florida
Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology - Musculoskeletal Radiology, Mammography, General Radiology, MRI, Spine, Neuroradiology, Breast Imaging, Musculoskeletal Imaging, CT, Ultrasound, Medical Malpractice, Injury
Assistant Professor of Radiology at the University of Central Florida College of Medicine Board Certified by the American Board of Radiology (DABR®) Fellowship trained in Musculoskeletal Radiology and MRI Readily available, accessible and able to work within deadlines Private practice radiologist with experience in almost all areas of Diagnostic Radiology Active medical staff at 4 hospitals

H. Paul Hatten Jr., MD Indian River Radiology

Vero Beach, Florida
Neuroradiology, Diagnostic Radiology - Neuroradiology, Brain, Spine, Head and Neck Cancer, General Diagnostic Radiology
• Active clinical practice with over 90% of income derived from clinical practice. • Co-owner with partner free-standing outpatient diagnostic center. • Experience with both hospital and outpatient imaging. • 15 years of experience in medical/legal expert work (plaintiff and defense). • Extensive experience with vertebral compression fractures, having performed over 2,000 vertebral augmentation procedures. • Senior member of American Society of Neuroradiology (ASNR). • Past president of Southeastern Neuroradiology Society (SENRS) • Experience with core radiology labs as independent reviewer of clinical trials. • Have served as principal investigator for seven separate clinical trials in both USA and Europe. • Past reviewer for American College of Radiology (ACR) for both MRI and CT accreditation. • Author of 30 peer-reviewed radiology articles. • Multiple state medical licenses. • Lecturer with over 53 presentations in both USA and Europe. • Brain imaging (CT, MRI, PET/C...

Henry H Barnard II, MD MSA Orthopedics

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

David M McKalip, MD David M McKalip, MD, LLC

Cartersville, Georgia
Neurological Surgery, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - surgeon, neurosurgeon, surgery, spine, neck, brain, injury, IME, CME, review, trial, travel, Atlanta
A Board-certified neurological surgeon with over 22 years of clinical practice, Dr. McKalip has extensive experience in surgical and non-surgical management of spine, peripheral nerve, and brain disorders. Dr. McKalip takes a very conservative approach to surgery and finds non-surgical options generally provide the lowest cost and greatest benefit to patients. He prefers to reserve advanced surgical therapies for cases in which they provide clear benefit to the patient. His surgical results have been excellent, with minimal complications, and his professional liability profile is favorable. Dr. McKalip has been trained in medical and legal records review and independent medical evaluation by SEAK, Inc. He has expensive experience in Workers Compensation evaluations of patients who present after personal injury incidents. He served on the Quality Improvement Workgroup of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and on the Board of the Florida Medical Association and has se...

Jerry Allen Spivey, Jr, MD, RPh, D.ABA, CIME Spivey Medical LLC

Greensboro, Georgia
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Addiction Medicine, Narcotics, Opioids, Fentanyl, Benzodiazepines, Spine, Spinal Cord Stimulator, Nerve Blocks, Facet Injection, Steroid injection, Epidural, Pharmacist
Multiple board certifications: Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine by American Board of Anesthesiology, Addiction Medicine by American board of Preventative Medicine, Certified Independent Medical Examiner by the American Board of Independent Medical Examiners. Former owner and pharmacist in charge of successful independent pharmacy. Additional training as a pharmacist in diabetes education of patients, asthma education of patients and immunizations. All of this training was very helpful in medical school, residency and clinical practice.Left the successful pharmacy for medical school, residency in anesthesiology and fellowship in pain medicine. Since finishing my training a majority of time in interventional pain management. I became very proficient in performing the pain relieving procedures including but not limited to cervical, thoracic and lumbar translaminar and transforaminal epidural steroid injections, radiofrequency ablation of medial branches, lateral branches and periphe...

Justin Wasserman, MD The Pain Treatment Center of Greater Washington

Bethesda, Maryland
Pain Management - Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehab - Addiction, narcotic, opioid, abuse, pain, back, spine, musculoskeletal, low back, neck, radiculopathy, headache, oxycodone, suboxone, pain management, RSD, buprenorphine, opioid addiction, fibromyalgia, headache, migraine,
I'm a physician in the Washington, DC area specializing in Pain Management and addiction medicine, with a parent specialty in Physical Medicine and Rhabilitation. I'm board certified in both Physical Medicine and Rhabilitation and Pain Medicine, and have over 22 years of experience in both specialties. I am known in the entire Washington, DC area as the "go to guy" for intractable chronic pain cases. In fact, most of my referrals come from other pain management doctors who send me their most challenging and complex patients. I have been listed as a Top Doctor in Washingtonian Magazine 7 times, including the most recent 2018 edition. Besides being an expert in the medical management of pain, I am also an expert in the treatment of opioid addiction. I'm certified by the United States Drug Enforcement Agency in the management of opioid addiction using buprenorphine. I have provided independent medical evaluations for many agencies over the years, and I have a long history of prov...

Sina Rajamand

Carson city, Nevada
Neurological Surgery, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - Spine, brain, pain, back pain, neck, lower back, neuro, neurosurgery, spine surgery

Don A Koenigsberg, DO

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Spine,Neck,back,lumbar,cervical,auto,pain,epidural,injection,RSD,nerve,injury,
I was the Chairman of Anesthesiology at St Agnes Medical Center in Philadelphia for 14 years.They were a national leader in Burn Care. I have extensive experience in interventional pain management. My practice now is very active and I see 80-100 patients a week most of which are not involved in litigation. Certified by American Board of Independent Medical Examiners.

Russell G Gelormini, MD U.S. Rad Read

BOERNE, Texas
Radiology, Telemedicine - Radiology, Ultrasound, CT, MRI, Nuclear Medicine, Plain Films, Accident, Injury, Negligence, Malpractice, Personal Injury, Trauma, Failure to diagnose, Medical malpractice, expert witness in radiology, diagnostic imaging, spine, spinal, ultrasound.
Board certified diagnostic radiologist. 30 years experience. Experienced expert witness in Radiology, with experience in trial court. Retired USAF Colonel. Excellent personal record with no settled malpractice cases against me. Licensed in 25 states. Cutting edge continuing medical education. Well rounded, exceptionally well-trained and educated physician and expert medical witness.

Devin Peck Austin Interventional Pain

Georgetown, Texas
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Interventional Pain, Pain Medicine, Anesthesia Pain Management, Spine, Musculoskeletal
Dr. Peck completed his residency in anesthesiology at the Weill Cornell Medical Center and subspecialty fellowship training in pain medicine at the New York Presbyterian Hospital Tri-Institute Fellowship Program: Weill Cornell Medical College, Hospital for Special Surgery, and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Dr. Peck is dual board-certified in both Pain Management and Anesthesiology through the American Board of Anesthesiology. ​Dr. Peck has worked as an expert witness since 2012, including providing case review and expert testimony. He has worked with both plaintiff and defense clients in multiple states. He has also worked as a utilization review expert, disability reviewer, and currently reviews cases for the Texas Medical Board. In his clinical practice, Dr. Peck manages acute and chronic pain of all kinds, including cancer pain, neuropathic pain, CRPS, spine and neck pain, joint pain, and many other painful conditions. He employs multi-modal care, combining interven...

Kirt M Kimball, MD Revere Health

Orem, Utah
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine - trauma, complex Orthopedic conditions, knee, shoulder, spine, knee replacement, hip replacement, shoulder replacement, work related, apportionment issues, pre-existing issues, fractures, arthroscopy
​Experienced in IME, AME, evaluation in California. Have ability to make sense out of complex musculoskeletal situations including issues of apportionment and impact of preexisting conditions. My years of experience in general orthopedic conditions as well as subspecialty focus have equipped me with a skill set in evaluating complex issues. Brigham Young University (BYU) 1965-’69. ​​Univ. Of Southern California (USC) 1969-70 ​​Univ. of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)​ M.D. Degree 1970-1974 Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Medical Honor Society Surgical Internship: ​Orange County Medical Center​1974-75. Orthopedic Surgery Residency: ​Los Angeles Orthopedic Hospital ​1975-79. ​​Univ. of Southern California (USC) – Orthopedic Surgery Residency ​Diplomat, National Board of Medical Examiners​​​​1975 ​Diplomat, American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons​​​​1980 ​Fellow, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS)​​1981-present ​Fellow, American Orthopedic Society Sports Medicine (AOSSM)​​1982-pr...

Diana Kraemer, MD Diana Kraemer, MD, PLLC

Seattle, Washington
Neurological Surgery, Brain Injury Medicine - Neurosurgeon, Spine, Spinal Cord Injury, Whiplash, Work Injury, Brain Injury, Concussion, Epilepsy, Headache, Migraine, Car Accident, MVA, Pseudoseizures, Movement Disorders, Spinal Cord Stimulation, Neurosurgery, IMEs
Dr. Kraemer is Board Certified in Neurological Surgery. She received her medical training at UCLA, Duke, and Yale. She is particularly interested in cognition, epilepsy, movement disorders, spinal disorders, spinal cord injury, headache, migraine, whiplash, depression, and chronic pain. Her neurosurgical clinical practice focuses on a patient-centered, holistic approach to the complex factors involved with advanced or longstanding neurological conditions. She enjoys providing comprehensive evaluations, second opinions, or independent examinations to the patient or claimant when a multi-factorial approach to return to wellness is required. Dr. Kraemer has decades of experience dealing with difficult, complex, neurosurgical and neurological diagnoses, including • Spinal cord injuries, syringomyelia • Traumatic Brain Injuries • Recovery or Rehabilitation after Spinal Surgery • Chronic Pain • Spinal Cord Stimulation • Movement Disorders • Epilepsy, epilepsy surgery, and pseu...