Spine Injury Expert Witnesses

Spine 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 spine injury. The spine injury expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Biomechanics, Diagnostic Radiology, Neurological Surgery, Neurology, Neurophysiology, Neuroradiology, Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics - Non-Surgical, Pain Management - Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehab, Physical Therapy, and Spine Surgery & Spine Care.

Bruce D. Moffatt, MD, FAANS BDM Medical Legal Consulting PLLC

Goodyear, Arizona
Neurological Surgery, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, laser surgery, spinal endoscopic surgery, radio frequency ablation, spine injury, personal injury, industrial injury, back pain, neck pain, neurosurgery, traumatic brain injury
Johns Hopkins Hospital Neurosurgery trained with Trauma fellowship at the Rhode Island Hospital. Board certified neurological surgeon with 32 years spinal surgery experience. 15 years experience in minimally invasive outpatient spine surgery and laser surgery. Licensed in AZ, NM, TX, FL, Va. Member of American Association of Neurological Surgeons, North American Spine Society and the Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, International Academy of Independent Medical Evaluators. Providing Expert Witness Services including IME, Narrative Summary, Personal Injury & Workers' Compensation Evaluations.

Fawaz Faisal, M.D. Expedient Medicolegal Services

Burbank, California
Neurology, Neurophysiology - Traumatic Injury, Nerve Pain, Seizures, Standard of Care, Critical Care, Disability, Back Pain, Stroke, Migraine, Tremor, Movement Disorder, Spine Injury, Motor Vehicle Accidents, TBI, Concussions, Spasticity, Muscle Weakness, Loss of Consciousness, Oxygen Deprivation, Surgical Complications
Dr. Fawaz Faisal is triple board certified in Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology, and Sleep Medicine. He began his medical education at the University of Damascus in Damascus, Syria, graduating in 1986. He moved to California in 1987 where he completed his Neurology residency at Standford University Hospital. He then completed additional fellowships in Sleep Medicine and Clinical Neurophysiology at UCLA. He has since served as an assistant clinical professor at UCLA for 20 years. Dr. Faisal holds hospital privileges at Providence St. Joseph Burbank, UCLA Medical Center and Cedars Sinai Medical Center. In addition he has been the president and medical director of Western Neurological Associates in Burbank since 2000. His practice has included treatment of epilepsy, headaches, neuromuscular disorders, sleep disorders and Dementia/Parkinson’s disease.

Jon Kaufmann, PT, MPT Kaufmann Physical Therapy

West Hollywood, California
Physical Therapy, Orthopedics - Non-Surgical - MVA, trip and fall, whiplash, rotator cuff repair, total knee replacement, total shoulder replacement, total hip replacement, disc replacement, ACL repair, gait analysis, work comp, spine injury, spine rehabilitation,
Jon Kaufmann, PT, MPT is a practicing physical therapist and expert in the field of physical therapy as a practitioner, clinic manager, and educator. Jon has 21 years of full time clinical experience and 18 years of business ownership. He has extensive experience working with post-operative rehabilitation, geriatrics, spine injuries, chronic pain and acute injuries that are treated on a daily basis. He has lectured at Northwestern University as a guest speaker on ergonomics and is a clinical instructor. Furthermore, his full time experience for over 20 years gives him an advantage of explaining medical diagnosis and anatomy to the common person. With meticulous documentation standards in his own clinic, these skills will also be delivered to his report writing and research that becomes an asset for both plaintiffs and defense.

Neil Brown, MD, PhD, FACS(C) FACS FAANS Minimally Invasive Spine & Neurosurgery

Clearwater, 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-five 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...

Matthew R Moore, MD, FAANS, FACS Florida Neurosurgical Experts

Lighthouse Point, Florida
Neurological Surgery, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - Brain Trauma, Concussion, Cranial Surgery, Cranial Trauma, Head Injury, Malpractice, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Spine Surgery, Spine Injury, Subdural Hematoma
Dr Moore is a Harvard & Yale trained board certified neurosurgery specialist in the busiest private practice in Broward county, FL and served as on-field neurosurgeon for the Miami Dolphins for over 10 years. He was past Chief of Surgery and is currently Director of Neurosurgery at Broward Health North Trauma Center. Dr Moore is the Founding Director of the First JCAHO accredited Spine Care Center in Broward, Palm Beach and Miami Dade counties of South Florida. The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations is the oldest, most respected federal inspection authority of healthcare providers. Dr Moore provides expert, credible, unbiased reviews and testimony with 2 decades of experience in both plaintiff and defense malpractice cases of brain and spine injuries, operations and complications, as well as motor vehicle accident, slip & fall and hematoma ( subdural, intracerebral & aneurysm ). Having performed over 8,000 operations, he has been the ONLY one of over 2...

Robert A Beatty, MD

Hinsdale, Illinois
Neurological Surgery, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - Head Injury, Independent Medical Examinations, Misse Diagnosis, Neurological Damage, Neurological IME, Neurological Surgery, Neurosurgery, Spinal Cord Injury, Spinal Stenosis, Spinal Surgery, Spine Injuries, Surgery Complications
Dr. Beatty provides expert witness testimony including neurosurgery malpractice for plaintiff and defense, emphasizing deviation from the standard of care, missed diagnosis and the avoidance and treatment of surgical complications. He performs IMEs in Illinois, Wisconsin and Indiana. He is a founding member of the Illinois State Advisory Council on spinal cord and head injury.

Gene M. Weinstein, MD

Weston, Massachusetts
Neuroradiology, Diagnostic Radiology - Stroke Imaging, Brain and Spine Imaging, Head and Neck Imaging, Pediatric Imaging, General Radiology, MRI, CT, Vascular Imaging, Perfusion, Spectroscopy, CT angiography, MR angiography, traumatic brain injury, intracranial hemorrhage, brain tumors, spine injury, X-ray, Ultrasound
-Massachusetts General Hospital-trained, actively practicing neuroradiologist -Board certified in Diagnostic Radiology and Neuroradiology -Faculty appointment at Tufts University -Award winning teacher and educator -Frequent presenter at tumor boards and interdisciplinary conferences

Dr. Jessica Chiovaro, PT, DPT

Missoula, Montana
Physical Therapy - Outpatient orthopedics, workman's compensation, MVA, falls, balance, personal injury, chronic pain, dry needling, spine injury, spinal rehab, joint replacements, CRPS
Jessica Chiovaro, PT, DPT is a practicing physical therapist and expert in the field of physical therapy as a practitioner and clinic manager. Jessica has 14 years of clinical experience in the outpatient orthopedic setting. She has extensive experience working with post-operative rehabilitation, geriatrics, spine injuries, chronic pain and acute injuries that are treated on a daily basis. Jessica also has participated in several depositions starting in 2009 and served as an expert witness in trial. Her experience for over 14 years gives her an advantage of explaining medical diagnosis and anatomy to the common person. With meticulous documentation standards in her own practice, these skills will also be delivered to her report writing and research that becomes an asset for both plaintiffs and defense.

James G. Lowe, MD, JD

Linwood, New Jersey
Neurological Surgery, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - Spinal Cord Injury, Spine Injury, Spine Fracture, Cauda Equina Syndrome, Spine Infection, Paralysis, Radiculopathy, Spinal Instrumentation, Cervical Fusion, Lumbar Fusion, Spinal Abscess, Surgery Complications
Dr. Lowe is a Board-Certified (1998) Neurosurgeon in private practice in Southern New Jersey. Dr. Lowe serves as Chief of the Division of Spinal Surgery at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Lowe provides expert witness testimony in matters of Neurosurgery malpractice for both plaintiff and defense.

Joseph R Zerbo, DO

Linwood, New Jersey
Orthopedic Surgery, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - Spine Injury, Cauda Equina Syndrome, Surgical Complications, Spine Fracture, Radiculopathy, Spinal Instrumentation, Spine Infection, Cervical Fusim, Discography
Board Certified AOBOS, Pravate Practice since 1988, member North American Spine Society 1999

Aarti Singla, MD, MBA, CIME

Cincinnati, Ohio
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Pain Management - Medicine - Spine injury, Back Pain, Sciatica, Nerve blocks, Radiculopathy, Spondylosis, Spinal Stenosis, Chronic Pain, Neuropathy, non-surgical orthopedic care, regenerative medicine, herniated discs
Dr. Singla is a dual Board-Certified Johns Hopkins Trained Physiatrist (ABPMR) specializing in interventional pain management, non-surgical orthopedic care, and chronic pain management. She is Board-Certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Pain Medicine (AAPMR) and a certified Independent Medical Examiner (ABIME). She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and completed an ACGME- Accredited Fellowship in Pain Medicine. Additional Certifications include: Regenerative Competency by American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians. She holds active licenses in Ohio and Kentucky. 10+ years in practice in multiple settings including: outpatient private practice and inpatient hospital practice. Areas of expertise include: Spine injury, Back Pain, Sciatica, Nerve blocks, Radiculopathy, Spondylosis, Spinal Stenosis, Chronic Pain, Neuropathy, Non-surgical orthopedic care, Regenerative medicine, and Herniated discs.