Tinnitus Expert Witnesses

Tinnitus 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 tinnitus. The tinnitus expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Acupuncturist, Audiology, OSHA, Otolaryngology, Otology, Plastic Surgery, Plastic Surgery Within the Head and Neck, and Sleep Medicine.

Naveen Kumar, DO, FACS

Gilbert, Arizona
Otolaryngology, Sleep Medicine - ENT, Rhinology, Laryngology, Otology, Neurotology, Head and Neck Cancer, Facial Plastic Surgery, Sinus Surgery, Hoarseness, Vertigo, Rhinoplasty, Septoplasty, Hearing Loss, Tinnitus, Apnea, Snoring, Scarring, Thyroid Surgery, Ear infections, Ear surgery, Vocal cord paralysis, Facial paralysis
Board certified Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgeon located in the Phoenix metropolitan area. Specializes in Rhinology (nose and paranasal sinus disease), Head & Neck Surgery, Thyroid surgery, Sleep Medicine, Implantable Nerve Stimulation for Sleep Apnea, and Laryngology (vocal cord surgery). Authored papers in peer-reviewed scientific journals and presented research at national otolaryngology meetings.

Dennis A Colucci, Au.D, M.A., ABAC, FAAA Auditory Disorders and Balance Laboratory, Inc.

Dana Point, California
Audiology - Hearing Loss, Tinnitus, Hyperacusis, Vertigo, Acoustic Trauma, Airbag Hearing Injury, Audiology Malpractice, ADA, Fitness for Duty, OSHA, Hearing Aids
46 years of clinical practice in audiology including 25 years in forensic audiology. Industrial consultant for Chevron (13 years), San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (15 years), British Petroleum, Tosoro Petroleum, Conoco, Valero Petroleum, Amway, City of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, and the City of Santa Ana. Over 250 industrial audiology evaluations and worker's compensation determinations. More than 50 plaintiff or defendant forensic cases (12 depositions, 1 court appearance, and summary judgements) including United Airlines, Petco Park, Union Pacific Railroad, Southwest Airlines, Geico, JFK University, City of Newport Beach, and the La Puenta School District. Since 1997, an Expert Witness for the State of California Licensing Board and from 2012 to the present authored 48 educational journal articles for The Hearing Journal in clinical and forensic audiology. Teaching experience includes the American Academy of Audiology, the California Academy of Audiology, Texas A...

Marc J Kayem, MD

Beverly Hills, California
Otolaryngology, Plastic Surgery Within the Head and Neck - Sinusitis, facial plastic surgery, cosmetic surgery, snoring and sleep apnea, hearing loss, scars, vertigo, loss of smell, facial injury, tinnitus, facial trauma, facial fractures
Dr. Kayem has been a physician for over 30 years, and an otolaryngologist / facial plastic surgeon for over 26 years. With extensive experience in medico-legal cases, Dr. Kayem has been retained as an expert for both plaintiff and defendant cases.

Kimanh Nguyen, MD

Los Angeles, California
Otolaryngology - Hearing loss, Tinnitus, Dizziness, Vertigo, Neck pain, Ear, Nose, Throat, Loss of smell, Facial injury, Neck pain, Facial pain, Sinus problems, Facial numbness, Voice, Throat pain, ENT
Dr. Nguyen is a board-certified otolaryngologist / head and neck surgeon; and ear, nose, and throat physician. She obtained her medical degree from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and did her residency training at UCLA. She is a member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. Dr. Nguyen has published extensively in major otolaryngology journals, presented at national meetings, and made appearances on local news channels speaking about otolaryngology health topics. Dr. Nguyen has experience testifying at deposition and trial.

James W. Ochi, MD

San Diego, California
Otolaryngology, Acupuncturist - Hearing Loss, Facial Pain, Tubes, Tinnitus, Vertigo, Dizziness, Chronic Sinus Disease, Sinusitis, Facial Fractures, Septoplasty, ENT, Voice, Throat Pain, Turbinate Reduction, Pediatric Otolaryngology, Tonsillectomy, Acupuncture, Electroacupuncture, Collapsed Lung, Dry Needling, Child Abuse
Award-winning surgeon. Double board-certified in Otolaryngology and Medical Acupuncture. Active clinical practice. 30+ Years Experience. Mayo Clinic Educated. Experienced Expert Reviewer for the Medical Board of California. Author of numerous peer-reviewed articles. Invited speaker. Experience testifying at deposition and trial.

Robert M Traynor, EdD, MBA, FNAP Robert Traynor Audiology, LLC

Fort Collins, Colorado
Audiology, OSHA - Audiologist, Hearing, Tinnitus, Hyperacusis, Air Bag Deployment Hearing Injury, Hearing Aids, Hearing Aid Fitting Techniques, Hearing Handicap, Tinnitus Handicap, Implantable Hearing Devices, CAOHC Certified Occupational Hearing Loss, Audiometric Assessment, Audiology Malpractice.
45 years of clinical practice in audiology, hearing industry consultant, trainer, professor, conference speaker, practice manager and author. 45 years teaching courses and training clinicians within the field of audiology with specific emphasis in hearing and tinnitus rehabilitation. Adjunct Faculty in Audiology at the University of Florida, University of Northern Colorado, University of Colorado and The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. Experience includes: • Clinical Audiology and Hearing Assessment • Hearing Rehabilitative Treatment • Tinnitus Treatment and Rehabilitation (Since 1978) • Lifestyle Implications of Hearing loss and Tinnitus • Hyperacusis • Hearing Instruments and Hearing Instrument Fittings • Professional Selling techniques • Air bag deployment and Hearing/Tinnitus injuries • Audiology Practice Management • Cranial Nerve Monitoring – Otolaryngology Cases • Forensic Audiology, 35 Cases, 2 Depositions, 2 Trials,1 workmen's compensation Hearing • Hearing ...

Steven B Levine, MD ENT and Allergy Associates, LLC

Trumbull, Connecticut
Otolaryngology - Allergy, Audiology, Ear, Ear Disorders, Ear Nose & Throat, Endoscopic and Balloon Sinus Surgery, ENT, ENT Causation, ENT Complications, Head and Neck Surgery, Head and Neck Cancer, Hearing, Hearing Loss, Hearing/Ear Surgery, Laryngology, Neck Surgery, Otology, Sleep Apnea, Snoring, Tinnitus
Actively practicing award-winning board-certified Otolaryngologist-Head & Neck Surgeon (Ear, Nose & Throat). Yale faculty. Former Cornell and Penn faculty. Medical degree from University of Rochester and residency at University of Pennsylvania. National and international invited speaker with publications related to hearing, sinus, allergy and throat disorders. Patent holder in hearing diagnostic device. Castle Connolly Top Doctor for 19 consecutive years. Leadership positions at state and national medical societies. Experienced expert witness (both deposition and trial).

Dennis S Agliano, MD FENTA

Tampa, Florida
Otolaryngology, Plastic Surgery Within the Head and Neck - ENT, Thyroid, Carotid, Head and Neck Cancer, Face Lift, Rhinoplasty, blepharoplasty, Dizziness, Hearing Loss, Tinnitus, Sinus, Balloon Sinuplasty, Facial Fillers, Neck Masses
BOARD CERTIFIED--OTOLARYNGOLOGY BOARD CERTIFIED FELLOW--FACIAL PLASTIC SURGERY & HEAD-NECK SURGERY PRESIDENT--HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY MED ASSN 1995-6 FLORIDA MED ASSN 2004-5 DELEGATE/ASS DEL.--AMA 1995--2011 COUNCIL OF ETHICAL-JUDICIAL AFFAIRS-AMA 2011-18 Vice Chair 2016-2017 PHYSICIAN OF THE YEAR--HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY MED ASSN 1997 AND 2004 DISTINGUISHED ALUMNUS--U MIAMI--1997 CHAIR AWARD--AMER ACAD ENT-HEAD/NECK SURGERY 2002 PROFESSIONAL LIABILITY AWARD--1998 FLORIDA PHYSICIAN INSURANCE CO. CERTIFICATE OF MERIT--2011 FLORIDA MEDICAL ASSN MAKER--EXPERT WITNESS PROGRAM--FLORIDA BOARD OF MEDICINE --2011 BLUE CROSS-BLUE SHIELD PHYSICIAN ADVISORY PANEL 2000-2006 FLORIDA DEPT OF HEALTH--MEDICAL EXPERT 1999--PRESENT FLORIDA MEDICAL MALPRACTICE JUA/BOARD 2005---PRESENT

David C Brodner, MD

Boynton Beach, Florida
Otolaryngology, Sleep Medicine - Sinus Surgery, Traumatic Hearing Loss/Vertigo, Defense Base Act, DBA, Mold Exposure, Sleep Apnea, insomnia, sleep deprivation, sleep medications, sinusitis, balloon sinus dilation, Balloon Sinuplasty, ENT, snoring, tonsils, CPAP, driver fatigue, ear nose and throat, hearing loss, tinnitus, VA NEXUS.
Full time clinician double Board-Certified in both Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose and Throat) – Head and Neck Surgery and Sleep Medicine. Over ten years of consulting and forensic experience: expert witness for Plaintiff and Defense cases - traumatic hearing loss/vertigo, mold exposure, class-action tobacco/oil spill/3M, medical device patent, sleep deprivation accidents, and medical malpractice. Dr. Brodner also performs VA Nexus letters, utilization and disability review, IMEs (in-person and Zoom - Domestic and International), and Industry clinical research/R&D. National thought leader on Balloon Sinus surgery. Served on the Medical Advisory Board for Entellus Medical charged with developing and implementing a physician education program for teaching balloon sinus surgery to other ENT surgeons. Duties included lectures, small-group conferences, live demonstrations during surgery, webinars, and hands-on cadaver labs. Published original research on the safety and efficacy of bal...

Jonathan M. Clark, MD Med Legal Pro, LLC

Sarasota, Florida
Otolaryngology, Audiology - ENT, Hearing loss, Tinnitus, Dizziness, Vertigo, Neck pain, Ear Nose Throat, Loss of smell, Facial injury, Facial pain, facial trauma, Tubes, Facial numbness, Throat pain, chronic ear disease, endoscopic ear surgery, chronic sinus disease, chronic rhinitis, audiology, vestibular testing, otology
Board-certified ENT physician. Active clinical practice. M.D., magna cum laude, University of Louisville. Published author. Invited Speaker. Former Clinical Assistant Professor, Allergy, Sinus, Hearing Loss, Tinnitus, Vertigo, Dizziness, ontology, cochlear implants.

David Greene, MD, FACS, FARS David Greene, MD, LLC

Naples, Florida
Otolaryngology, Plastic Surgery Within the Head and Neck - Sinus surgery, hearing loss, air bag, car accident, MVA, gun shot, tinnitus, vertigo, dizziness, anosmia, medial rectus, CSF leak,
HARVARD & YALE educated; STANFORD & UCSF trained. CLEVELAND CLINIC Florida Chairman of Otolaryngology. DOUBLE - BOARD CERTIFIED. Dr. Greene graduated from Harvard, phi beta kappa, & magna cum laude. He attended medical school at Yale & performed research at the NIH. Following Residency & Chief Residency at the University of California, San Francisco, Dr. Greene completed a Fellowship in Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery at Stanford. He then joined the Cleveland Clinic in Florida, where he attained the rank of Chairman of Otolaryngology. Dr. Greene later founded the Florida Sinus Institute, where he is currently providing comprehensive nasal, sinus & ENT surgery & medical care. Dr. Greene is a contributing author to multiple textbooks, has authored over 40 scholarly publications, and given over 180 lectures. Dr. Greene founded & directed the Cleveland Clinic Otolaryngology Symposium for 8 years, and has taught at numerous ENT courses nationally & internationally. He ...

Elliot Lieberman, M.D.

Highland Park, Illinois
Otolaryngology - Allergy, ear disorders, hearing loss, tinnitus, ear infections, facial nerve injury, cerebrospinal fluid leak, endoscopic and balloon sinus surgery, facial trauma, vocal cord paralysis, laryngology, sleep apnea, snoring, head and neck surgery
Dr. Lieberman is a board certified Otolaryngologist-Head and Neck Surgeon and member of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. He earned a Bachelor of Science (Sc.B.) in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology with Honors at Brown University. He then received his medical degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago. Subsequently, he completed his General Surgery internship and Otolaryngology residency at the University of Illinois at Chicago and Illinois Eye & Ear Infirmary. He maintains an active practice in Illinois and provides expert medical opinions in all areas of ear, nose and throat. He has particular clinical interest and expertise in ear disorders and sinus problems. His reviews are concise, thorough and prompt.

George W Hicks, MD George W. Hicks, MD, LLC

Indiannapolis, Indiana
Otology, Otolaryngology - Hearing Loss, Dizziness, Vertigo, Imbalance, Ototoxicity, Tinnitus, Facial Nerve Disorders, Chronic Ear Disease, Noise Induced Hearing Loss, Meniere's Disease, Ear Tumors, Deafness, Audiology
[email protected] EXPERIENCE • Evaluation and treatment of: a. Ear/hearing disorders - progressive hearing loss, sudden hearing loss, occupational and noise induced hearing loss, tinnitus, otosclerosis, chronic ear infections and surgery, hearing aids, cochlear implants b. Balance disorders - vertigo, dizziness, Meniere’s disease, ototoxicity due to drugs, migraine dizziness, superior canal dehiscence c. Facial nerve disorders d. Skull base tumors - acoustic neuromas, all tumors affecting the ear, temporal bone, or posterior fossa • Consultant, evaluator, and expert witness regarding medical-legal issues • Co-author of 30+ peer-reviewed publications pertaining to ear/hearing/balance diseases • National and international lecturer on hearing/balance topics; Course director for numerous seminars on hearing/balance disorders • Practice/experience information and complete resume available upon request APPOINTMENTS • President, Midwest Ear Institute, Indianapolis • ...

Shannon P. Pryor, MD

Chevy Chase, Maryland
Otolaryngology, Otology - Hearing Loss, Tinnitus, Vertigo, Dizziness, Genetics of Hearing Loss, Hereditary Hearing Impairment, Sinuses, Allergy
Dr. Pryor is a board certified otolaryngologist - head and neck surgeon practicing in Washington, DC and also licensed in MD and VA. She completed her internship and residency at Johns Hopkins in 1998. In 2001-2002 she completed a clinical fellowship at the National Institutes of Health, focusing on the molecular biology and genetics of hereditary hearing impairment. She is fully trained in all aspects of otolaryngology-head and neck surgery. She is an experienced leader within professional medical organizations at the local, state, and national level and has won numerous awards for that work. She has authored numerous peer-reviewed articles on scientific and medical/socioeconomic topics.

Marc J Kayem, MD

Nevada
Otolaryngology, Plastic Surgery Within the Head and Neck - Sinusitis, facial plastic surgery, cosmetic surgery, snoring and sleep apnea, hearing loss, scars, vertigo, loss of smell, facial injury, tinnitus, facial trauma, facial fractures
Dr. Kayem has been a physician for over 30 years, and an otolaryngologist / facial plastic surgeon for over 26 years. With extensive experience in medico-legal cases, Dr. Kayem has been retained as an expert for both plaintiff and defendant cases.

Michael Kortbus, MD, FACS

Red Hook, New York
Otolaryngology, Sleep Medicine - sinus, allergy, hearing, tumor, sleep apnea, tinnitus, vertigo, dizziness, otalgia, neck, cancer, thyroid, ear, nose, throat, lump, rhinitis, ENT
Dr. Kortbus offers many years of experience in expert witness, testimony, independent chart review, product development, and more. Dr. Kortbus has served as expert witness in court and elsewhere (EBT, deposition) for legal and industry clients. References and CV available on request.

Michael Armstrong, MD Richmond ENT

Richmond, Virginia
Otolaryngology, Plastic Surgery - Facial Plastic Surgery, Ears, Nose, Throat, Allergy, Sinus, Hearing Loss, Tinnitus, Vertigo/Dizziness, Head and Neck Cancer, Strangulation
When an accident or illness leaves a patient injured, it often requires a seasoned professional to interpret and explain the medical record. Dr. Armstrong is an experienced medical doctor and trained expert witness who has assisted plaintiff and defense attorneys in more than 180 criminal, medical liability, personal injury, or disability cases. Notable cases have included claims of motor vehicle injuries, hospital death, missed cancers, strangulation, tinnitus, hearing loss, throat injuries, and surgical complications following neck dissections, tonsillectomies, nasal and sinus surgeries, and facial cosmetic surgery. The first phone call is complementary. Initial record review can usually be completed within 7 days of receipt. Dr. Armstrong is an ear, nose, and throat surgeon with advanced training in allergy, sinus surgery and facial plastic surgery. He has more than 25 years’ experience as a practicing ear, nose and throat specialist in Richmond, Virginia. Dr. Armstrong obtai...