Traumatic Brain Injury Expert Witnesses

Traumatic brain 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 traumatic brain injury. The traumatic brain injury expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Brain Injury Medicine, Chiropractic, Clinical Neurophysiology, Critical Care Medicine, Diagnostic Radiology, Education & Schools, Electrodiagnostic Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Forensic Psychiatry, Forensic Psychology, General Surgery, Human Factors, Independent Medical Examinations, Internal Medicine, and Legal Nurse Consulting.

E. Andy Akan, MD Akan Neurological Experts

Neurology, Physical Medicine & Rehab - Traumatic brain injury, TBI, concussion, opioid, intracranial hemorrhage, Alzheimer's, dementia, stroke, TPA, spinal injury, radiculopathy, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, migraine, headache, nursing home, acute rehabilitation, EMG, EEG, neuropathy, myopathy, RSD, meningitis, CNS tumors
Board certified neurologist practicing in the hospital and outpatient setting for over 14 years. I completed a full 3 year categorical internal medicine residency prior to my neurology residency. I am currently serving as medical director for one of three comprehensive stroke care programs in the state of Indiana. I also serve as medical director for quality in a stroke and rehabilitation hospital. I have 3 years experience admitting patients into acute rehabilitation and have followed patients in skilled nursing and assisted living facilities. I currently read and interpret both EEG and EMG testing. I have a 10 year history as an expert physician speaker for multiple pharmaceutical companies. I have experience testifying in both depositions and jury trial. I am available to work for plaintiff or defense counsel. I am also available to work nationally and willing to travel. I am available via cell phone (773) 742-3974 or email [email protected] I will respond and produc...

Doreen 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 - 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 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.

Lois Hawkins, RN, CLCP Hawkins Forensic Consulting, Inc.

Mesa, Arizona
Life Care Planning - Traumatic Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Amputation, Birth Injuries, Chronic Pain, Transplantation, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury
Medical / Legal – 10+ years • Catastrophic Medical Case Management; • Life Care Planning; - A comprehensive review of records and supportive documentation – case analysis; - Preparation of chronologies and case summaries; - Clinical interview and history with the patient whenever possible. - Research on relevant literature and clinical practice guidelines to further establish needs and recommendations as well as support medical and case management foundation. - Interaction with the medical and health-related treatment team to obtain answers to questions not established in the medical records review; - Assessment of future medical and rehabilitation care needs.

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...

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.

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 7 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...

John D Day, M.D., FAANS J.D. Day, M.D., FAANS

Little Rock, Arkansas
Neurological Surgery, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - Brain surgery, spinal surgery, spinal fusion, brain tumors, spinal tumors, traumatic brain injury, skull base tumors, brain aneurysms, brain and spinal vascular malformations, gliomas, meningiomas, acoustic neuromas, Gamma Knife, Stereotactic Radiosurgery, quality assurance, trigeminal neuralgia
Award winning neurosurgeon in active clinical practice. Professor with Tenure and Chair -University of Arkansas. Clinical focus on the neurosurgical treatment of tumors, vascular diseases, and trauma of the brain and spine. Educator in neurosurgical operative techniques for complex cranial surgery, lecturing and teaching extensively in North America, Europe, Africa and Asia. Authored and/or edited three textbooks on skull base surgery. Published 50+ peer reviewed articles. Performed more than 5,000 surgical procedures with a case mix of 70% cranial and 30% spine. Experienced reviewer involving standard of care - served on Quality Assurance committees for four hospitals and as a consultant for the Texas Medical Board. USC trained. Former USC faculty. Former visiting professor at Stanford. Expert witness experience at both deposition and trial.

Sarah R. Ahmad, MD UCSF

San Francisco, California
Neurology, Pain Management - Medicine - Headache medicine, chronic pain, concussions, traumatic brain injury, functional neurologic disorders
I am a neurologist with subspecialty concentration in headache medicine, working at a tertiary referral academic medical center. I am involved in clinical research and medical education. My research areas encompass clinical trials and diversity/equity/inclusion (DEI). Outside of my academic responsibilities, I also have experience in consulting with biotechnology companies in the digital health space, as well as legal expert witness work. My consulting work also includes remote written consultations for complex neurologic patients.

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.

Michael A Carlish, Ph.D. Expedient Medicolegal Services

Carlsbad, California
Psychology, Forensic Psychology - Cognitive evaluations, PTSD, fitness for duty evaluation, traumatic brain injury, abuse, capacity, conservatorship, competency, will contest, workplace violence, suicide prevention, standard of care, malpractice
Michael A. Carlish, Ph.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist. He graduated with High Honors in Psychology from the University of California in Santa Barbara, received his Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology, and earned his doctorate degree at Alliant International University in San Diego, where he studied the relationship between humor and mental health. Dr. Carlish’s practice has centered around three populations: the severely mentally ill, Native Americans, and geriatric patients. Dr. Carlish put himself through graduate school by providing emergency mental health assessments in emergency rooms and psychiatric hospitals around San Diego County, and he continues to see patients in this setting on a regular basis. For the past twelve years he has assessed hundreds of severely mentally ill patients, evaluating suicidality, psychosis, and aggression. For the past four years, Dr. Carlish has acted as the primary testing ...

Doreen 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...

Dana Chidekel, PhD, ABN, ABPdN

Calabasas, California
Neuropsychology, Psychology - Neuropsychology, Pediatric Neuropsychology, Traumatic Brain Injury, TBI, Birth Injury, Undue Influence, Kernicterus, Hypoxia, HIE, Capacity, Probate, Post-Death, Disability, Medical Malpractice, Neurodevelopmental, Learning Disability, Autism, OCD, ADHD, PTSD, Emotional Distress, Special Education
Dr. Chidekel is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatric Neuropsychology. She has been certified by the American Board of Pediatric Neuropsychology since 2001. She is also a fellow of the American College of Professional Neuropsychology. She has been certified by the American Board of Professional Neuropsychology since 2006. Dr. Chidekel currently maintains a private clinical practice of neuropsychological assessment of children and adults. She is known for her ability to present complex ideas in simple terms, so they are accessible and interesting (really, fascinating) to everyone. Findings of an evaluation come to life as part of the larger story of the examinee's life and circumstances. Dr. Chidekel serves as a consultant and expert witness in personal injury, elder law, probate litigation (including post-death determination of capacity and/or influence), employment, business, class action, disability determination, special education, and (limited) family and crimina...

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 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. Louis and graduated...

Stephen E. Francis, Ph.D., ABN, FACPN Stephen E. Francis, Ph.D.

Oakland, California
Neuropsychology, Forensic Psychology - Traumatic brain injury, mild traumatic brain injury, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), chronic pain, personal injury, expert witness, disability file review, medical record file review, fitness for duty, independent medical examination, neuropsychological testing, symptom validity testing.
Dr. Francis is a Fellow of the American College of Professional Neuropsychology. He has been board-certified by the American Board of Professional Neuropsychology (ABN). Dr. Francis is a professional member of the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology and the National Academy of Neuropsychology. He is a member of Division 22 (Rehabilitation) and Division 40 (Neuropsychology) of the American Psychological Association. He is also a member of the Society for Personality Assessment. Dr. Francis has spent over 20 years in the assessment and treatment of chronic pain, neurodegenerative disorders, and traumatic brain injuries. He was appointed by the State of California's Department of Industrial Relations to serve as a Qualified Medical Evaluator and has performed over 500 medical-legal evaluations in the workers' compensation arena. In personal injury cases, Dr. Francis has served as both a plaintiff and defense consultant and expert witness.

Craig B. Grether, Ph.D., Q.M.E. Craig B. Grether Ph.D., Q.M.E.

Carlsbad, California
Neuropsychology, Psychology - Forensic Psychology, Geropsychology, Clinical Psychology, Behavioral Medicine, Mediation, Workers Compensation, Traumatic Brain Injury
Craig B. Grether Ph.D., Q.M.E. is a licensed clinical psychologist working in the San Diego area. Dr. Grether's work over the past 48 years has resulted in the development of an experience base in clinical psychology, neuropsychology, geropsychology,behavioral medicine, forensic psychology and mediation. He is an accomplished diagnostician, therapist, consultant, researcher, and author having worked in outpatient rehabilitation, private practice, long-term care and inpatient settings.

Dr. Kelly S. Harvey, MS, 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 Expert, 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 ...

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...

Andrew Levine, PhD North Coast Neuropsychology

Arcata, California
Neuropsychology, Mental Health - Long-COVID, Traumatic Brain Injury, Concussion, HIV, AIDS, PTSD, Workers Compensation, Neurocognitive, Cognitive, Psychology, Head Injury, Neuroinfectious, Dementia
-Board Certified in Clinical Neuropsychology with American Board of Professional Psychology -State of California Qualified Medical Examiner -Aerospace Neuropsychology -Adjunct Professor - UCLA Department of Neurology

Vik Mehta

Newport Beach, California
Neurological Surgery, Brain Injury Medicine - Spine surgery, traumatic brain injury, spinal trauma, concussion, TBI, brain surgery, neurosurgeon, brain surgeon, spine surgeon

Mohan Nair, M.D. Nair & Associates

Long Beach, California
Neuropsychiatry, Brain Injury Medicine - Traumatic Brain Injury, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Pain Management, Chronic Pain, Neuropsychiatric Assessment, Neuropsychology, Neuropsychological Testing, Forensic Psychiatry, Neurotoxicology, Addiction Medicine, Standard of Care, Medical Malpractice, Psychiatric Malpractice, School District
Dr. Nair brings his extensive training, clinical experience, and formal board certifications to provide you an in-depth and nuanced medico-legal analysis of cases for adults, adolescents, and children involving psychiatric and neuropsychiatric factors. Trained at the University of California (Irvine) and Harvard, Dr. Nair is board certified by the American Board of Medical Specialties in Brain Injury Medicine, Psychiatry, Child Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry, and Addiction Medicine. Additionally, he is board-certified in Pain Medicine, Psychopharmacology, and Behavioral Neurology/Neuropsychiatry. Dr. Nair is an expert in psychiatric civil litigation, both independent suits, and Class Action, involving: TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURIES - Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI) and Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries (mTBI) - Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Chronic Pain - Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) - Concussions - Neurological Imaging - Neurological Rehabilitation - Addiction Medicin...

June Y Paltzer, PhD, ABPP-CN (ABCN)

San Francisco, California
Neuropsychology, Pediatric Neurology - TBI, traumatic brain injury, concussion, dementia, autism, ADHD, PTSD, records review, independent medical examination, IME, forensic psychology.
Dr. June Paltzer is a board certified clinical neuropsychologist (adult and pediatric neuropsychology by ABPP/ABCN). Neuropsychology is the study of brain-behavior relationship relating to test and everyday performance derived from brain functioning. She specializes in the assessment and diagnosis of neuropsychological issues (e.g., Concussion, traumatic brain injury, dementia, PTSD, ADHD, autism). Dr. Paltzer is an Associate Clinical Professor in Neurology at the UC Davis School of Medicine. She has presented at national neuropsychology and medical conferences. Additionally, Dr. Paltzer is a native speaker of Mandarin Chinese and has the highest/university level certification in Chinese (listening, speaking, reading and writing). She can assist with reviewing other experts’ reports in English or Chinese including the experts’ language proficiency in Chinese. She has been retained as a forensic expert by legal professionals from all over the United States and internationally (Chi...

Michael J Perrotti, PhD Michael J. Perrotti, PhD, Inc.

Brea, California
Neuropsychology, Forensic Psychology - Sex Offender Assessments, Eye Witness ID, Competency (civil and criminal), Expert Medical Review, Sex Abuse Allegations, Death Penalty, Mitigation, Expert in Assessment of Traumatic Brain Injury, Personal Injury, Effects of Trauma, Sanity, Expert Child Custody Evaluations and Bonding Studies
Expert Consultant California Board of Psychology, State of California Dept. of Consumer Affairs, Enforcement Division, Asst. Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Keck School of Medicine, USC (2005-2006), Certified Forensic Expert: Member Orange County Sheriff, Professional Services Reserve, member - National Assembly of Neuropsychology

David P. Pingitore, PhD David Pingitore, Clinical Psychologist Inc.

Oakland, California
Forensic Psychology, Neuropsychology - Medical Malpractice, Traumatic Brain Injury, Symptom Validity Assessment, PTSD, Geriatric Psychology, Workplace Harassment
Board Certified in Clinical Psychology with the American Board of Professional Psychology. Expert in differential psychiatric diagnosis, national consultant to IME companies, consultant to elder law, personal injury and workers' compensation attorneys, former visiting scholar, school of public health, UC Berkeley. Licensed in CA, HI, ID, NV, OR Certified Brain Injury Specialist Academy of Brain Injury Specialist

Marcel O Pontón, PhD Persona Neurobehavior Group

Pasadena, California
Neuropsychology, Psychology - Traumatic Brain Injury, Post-Concussive Disorder, MBTI, PTSD, Pediatric Head Injury, Pediatric Neuropsychology, Bilingual-English/Spanish, Severe Trauma Cases, Sports Concussions, Highly complex Workers' Compensation cases, AME, QME, IME, Record Review, Disability Evaluations, Chronic Pain.
Focused on the assessment and treatment of catastrophic injuries for 25 years. Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA; Qualified Medical Examiner, State of California; Bilingual (English-Spanish) Clinical Neuropsychologist; Multiple peer-reviewed publications. Co-author of two books; Fellow, National Academy of Neuropsychology; Member, International Neuropsychological Society; Member, American Psychological Association; Member,American Academy of Neurology Founding President, Hispanic Neuropsychological Society. Clinical Director, Persona Neurobehavior Group.

Delia M Silva, PsyD, ABPP-CN, QME Pacific Neurobehavioral Clinic, PC

San Diego, California
Neuropsychology, Psychology - TBI, traumatic brain injury, Spanish-speaking, board-certified, ABPP, ABPP-CN, concussion, brain injury, dementia, depression, anxiety, PTSD, chronic pain, somatoform disorders, cognitive, workers comp, QME, AME, IME.
Dr. Silva is one of very few Spanish-speaking, board-certified neuropsychologists in the state of California. She can serve as a neuropsychological or psychological expert witness for civil forensic cases, particularly personal injury cases. All of her evaluations include objective measurement of response bias/effort and symptom validity. Her interpretations are purely based on the objective data and evidence-based research. She has performed work for both defense and plaintiff attorneys. Her specialties are with traumatic brain injuries (TBI), neurodegenerative conditions, strokes, and psychiatric conditions that include posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), somatoform disorders, and mood and anxiety disorders. She has held board positions in national, state, and local neuropsychological organizations (HNS, CPA, SDPA), and is an active member of other organizations (NAN, AACN, INS). She also serves as a practice sample reviewer for the American Board of Professional Psychology...

Jeff Victoroff, M.D. University of Southern California

Rancho Palos Verdes, California
Brain Injury Medicine, Neurology - Psychiatry, Neuropsychiatry, traumatic brain injury, brain injury, concussion, stroke, epilepsy, PTSD, dementia, competency to stand trial, testamentary capacity, criminal, homicide
Dr. Victoroff is a Harvard trained, triple board certified neurologist, neuropsychiatrist, and psychiatrist. He serves as Associate Professor of Neurology and Psychiatry at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California. He is the author of many peer-reviewed scientific articles, and the principal author and editor of Concussion and Traumatic Encephalopathy (Cambridge University Press, 2019). He was selected by the Surgeon General to be one of the founding neurologists of the NFL Neurologic Care Program. Dr. Victoroff has served as an expert witness for 25 years, testifying in 45 depositions and 19 trials. He has been qualified by Municipal, State, and Federal courts to testify in all aspects of neurology and psychiatry. His subspecialty expertise is in traumatic brain injury, although he has also testified in cases of dementia, stroke, epilepsy, neurorehabilitation, PTSD, aggression and violence, testamentary capacity, competence to stand trial, undue in...

Shawn Zardouz Expedient Medicolegal Services

Santa Ana, 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.

Robert Leach, RN, MSN, ENP RL Consulting

Colorado Springs, Colorado
Emergency Medicine, Nurse Practitioner - MI, heart attack, CVA, stroke, CHF, congestive heart failure, PE, pulmonary embolus, pneumo/hemothorax, sepsis, epiglottitis, DKA, diabetic ketoacidosis, appendicitis, acute abdomen, GI bleed, traumatic brain injury, trauma, cervical spine injury, orthopedic injury, flight nursing, rural medicine
Emergency nurse practitioner. Experience in rural, community, and urban emergency/trauma centers as well as in urgent care settings. Rural experience includes being sole provider on site. Experienced flight nurse. Significant teaching and leadership experience. Contributing author to Mosby’s ENP Certification Exam Review Book. Former Nurse of the Year, Texas Nurses Association. U.S. Navy Vietnam veteran. Experienced expert witness.

Roshni N. Patel, MD Ctr of Excellence in Pain & Regenerative Medicine

Farmington, Connecticut
Pain Management - Medicine, Brain Injury Medicine - Pain Management, Medication Management, Traumatic Brain Injury, disability review, Concussion, Chronic Pain, Back Pain, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Nerve Pain, Peripheral Neuropathy, Neck Pain, IME, Independent medical examiner, medical review, chart, Interventional Pain Procedures
Quadruple board certified in Pain Medicine, Headache Medicine, Brain Injury and Neurology. Assistant Clinical Professor Quinnipiac University, Frank H. Netter, School of Medicine. Neurology Residency At University of Connecticut. Pain Medicine Fellowship at New York University- NYU Dept of Anesthesia. Experience in Worker's Compensation Cases, Disability Impairment Ratings, Records Review, Personal Injury Cases, Short Term and Long Term Disability Claim Reviews, Medical Necessity Determinations, and Independent Medical Examinations and board certified by the American Board of Independent Medical Examiners (ABIME). Pain Expertise in the areas which include: Interventional Pain procedures, Chronic Pain, opioid and non-opioid Medication Management, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome/Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (CRPS/RSD), Spinal Pain, Neck injuries, Back injuries, Herniated disc, Sciatica, Radiculopathy, Joint injuries, Nerve injuries, Soft tissue injuries, Causation of injuries, Epi...

Norman V. Kohn, MD

District Of Columbia
Neurology, Neuropsychiatry - Neuropsychiatry, traumatic brain injury, cognitive deficits and psychiatric symptoms following illness or injury, seizures and epilepsy, psychotherapy, medical ethics, complex causation, litigation consulting
Trained and board certified in neurology, with additional subspecialty training in psychotherapy and psychoanalysis. Experience includes neurology practice, with years as neurology chair in a major teaching hospital and trauma center; practice and teaching of psychiatry, psychotherapy; and psychoanalysis. Expertise in -alcoholism and addiction -chronic pain -motivation, secondary gain, and malingering -doctor-doctor and doctor-patient communication -physician role responsibilities -medical decisionmaking -medical ethics -distinguishing coexisting psychiatric and medical factors -explaining medical concepts to juries

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.

Timothy Bundy, DO, MCIME, CLCP, ATC National Life Care Planners

Tampa, Florida
Pain Management - Medicine, Life Care Planning - Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, PM&R, Traumatic Brain Injury, TBI, sports medicine, IME, traumatic injuries, complex regional pain syndrome, CRPS, defense and plaintiff, Tampa, Florida, Impairment Ratings, Causation, Permanency, Independent Medical Examiner, Physician Expert Witness
Fellowship-Trained Pain Medicine and Rehabilitation Physician with six active board certifications and over 20 years of experience. Expertise in the areas of musculoskeletal, spine, brain, and central and peripheral nerve injuries, as well as disability and sports medicine. Active clinical practice. Certified Independent Medical Examiner and Certified Physician Life Care Planner. Has performed over 500 Future Cost of Care and Life Care Plan assessments. Experienced expert at trial and has testified in over 30 depositions. Medical licenses in Florida, Pennsylvania, Minnesota, and Kansas.

David M. Diamond, Ph.D. University of South Florida

Tampa, Florida
Human Factors, Neuropsychology - brain, memory, stress, post-traumatic stress disorder, PTSD, memory failure, forgotten baby syndrome, amnesia, trauma, heatstroke, automobile-related fatality, cognition, traumatic brain injury, negligence, decision-making
I am a professor in the Department of Psychology, Cognitive, Neural and Social Division, at the University of South Florida. I have been studying the brain and memory for over 40 years, and I have served as an expert witness on memory-related cases for the past 15 years. In one area of expertise, I have studied how parents and caretakers, without evidence of abuse or neglect of children, unintentionally and unknowingly, forget children in cars. Under conditions in which the ambient temperature is warm enough and the car is exposed to direct sunlight, heat builds within the car and the child may die or become brain damaged as a result of heatstroke. I have testified as a memory expert in cases in which these parents and caretakers have been charged with civil and criminal crimes, including manslaughter. In a related area of expertise, I recently retired as a career scientist in the Department of Veterans Affairs, with 30 years of research on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). I ...

Robert J. Friedman, MD Headache & Pain Center of Palm Beach

Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
Neurology, Pain Management - Medicine - Double board certified in Neurology and Pain Management; neurologic injury, traumatic brain injury, TBI,headaches,back pain,RSD,CRPS,Complex Regional Pain Syndrome,reflex sympathetic dystrophy,Fibromyalgia, electrodiagnostic testing,nerve and muscle,EMG,nerve injury, neuropathic pain
Board Certified Neurology, Board Certified Pain Management, Certified IME, ABIME.

Jonathan D Gross, Psy.D. Behavioral Health of North Florida

JACKSONVILLE, Florida
Neuropsychology, Brain Injury Medicine - Brain Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury, TBI, Neuropsychology, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, PTSD, Fitness for Duty Evaluation, Malingering, Competency to Stand Trial, Psychology, Sexual Abuse, Military Mental Health, Developmental Disorder, Disability, Intellectual Impairment, Autism
Dr. Jonathan Gross is a fellowship-trained neuropsychologist and licensed psychologist with extensive experience in the fields of neuropsychology, neuropsychological rehabilitation, and psychological assessment. He has trained at various centers of excellence including Emory University, the Mount Sinai Medical Center, and Brooks Rehabilitation Hospital. Dr. Gross holds expertise in the evaluation of traumatic brain injury and other neuromedical conditions including dementia, stroke, and developmental disorders (such as Autism Spectrum Disorder and intellectual impairment). His clinical work is largely devoted to serving US Veterans through the VA community provider system where he evaluates and treats veterans for traumatic brain injury, dementia, posttraumatic stress disorder, and associated conditions. Dr. Gross employs a comprehensive and in-depth approach to assessment which allows him to identify a diverse range of factors that contribute to symptoms including effects of brain ...

Brandon Korman, PsyD, PhD, ABPP Board Certified Pediatric Neuropsychologist

Broward / Palm Beach / Dade County, Florida
Neuropsychology, Mental Health - Pediatric Neuropsychology, Traumatic Brain Injury, Concussion, Stroke, Epilepsy, Prenatal and Birth Injuries, teratogenic, hypoxic, in-utero stroke, Developmental Disorders, Autism, ADHD, LD, Childhood Dementia & Memory Disorders, Near Drowning, Biomechanical Mechanisms of Damage
Double-boarded in Clinical Neuropsychology and Pediatric Neuropsychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology. I am also a certified as a Brain Injury Specialist through the Brain Injury Association of America. I have been employed by Nicklaus Children's Hospital for the past 14 years, where I work very closely with neurology and neurosurgical colleagues. Formerly known as "Miami Children's Hospital", we are the largest dedicated pediatric hospital in the state. While clinical cases may range from frank acquired brain injury to more subtle gestational or birth injuries, almost all of my referrals have a very complex medical and psychiatric presentations, typically with multiple underlying etiologies. My training and prior healthcare experience spans from infancy to geriatrics, but my true expertise and passion is helping children and families from infancy through young adulthood. My expert witness practice is dedicated to medico-legal services for both plaintiff and ...

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
Certified Life Care Planner (CLCP) and Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) available for life care planning and consulting services for medical-legal cases. Available to both plaintiff and defense. Chris McDermott is a Certified Life Care Planner and Advanced Practice Registered Nurse with Autonomous Practice authority in the State of Florida. He holds a certification in Adult-Gerontology Primary Care from the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Chris currently practices in the specialty of interventional pain and medical management of patients involved in automobile and/or personal injury accidents. His clinical background includes inpatient rehabilitation (traumatic brain injury, stroke, spinal cord injury), trauma/surgery, pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine. Services: Comprehensive Life Care Plans Preliminary Life Care Plans Life Care Plan Reviews Expert Witness Testimony Standards of Care Case Merit

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...

Jerome Siegel, MD, MPH

Naples, Florida
Occupational Medicine, Internal Medicine - workplace exposures and injuries, musculoskeletal rehabilitation, environmental, allergy, asthma, mold, indoor air quality, chemicals, drugs, multiple chemical sensitivity, pain management, traumatic brain injury, catastrophic cases, physical impairment, long term disability, FMLA, fitness for duty
Board Certified - Occupational Medicine / Preventive Medicine and Internal Medicine. Over 30 years of clinical and administrative experience and providing expert opinion in occupational medicine, internal medicine, rehabilitation, quality assurance, utilization review, medical policy, level of care, standards of care, causation, physical impairment, social security, and disability. Expertise in workplace exposures/injuries, musculoskeletal rehab problems, environmental, allergies, asthma, mold, indoor air quality, pain management, traumatic brain injury, and catastrophic cases. Expert review, opinion, and testimony provided on behalf of individuals, employers, insurance carriers, defense and plaintiff attorneys, local, state, federal authorities, schools, and universities.

David S Silvers, MD Gardens Neurology

Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
Neurology - Expert Witness, Neurology, General Neurology, Neuromuscular Medicine,Falls,Electromyography, Neuropathy, Neuropathic pain,Movement Disorders, Parkinson Disease, Traumatic brain injury, Concussion,Headache, Migraine, Dizziness, Gait Disorders, Mild cognitive impairment, Dementia, Alzheimer's disease
Specialty interests: General neurology, Neuromuscular Medicine/Electromyography (EMG), Neuropathy, Movement Disorders, Parkinson disease, Mild cognitive impairment, Dementia, Alzheimer's disease, Falls, Head trauma, Concussion, Sleep medicine, Eye movement disorders, Dizziness/vertigo. Boarded in Neurology, Electrodiagnostic Medicine and a Diplomate in Neuromuscular Medicine (all boards are up-to-date with maintenance of certification). Received the teaching award twice by the residents at the University of Connecticut University School of Medicine (2001,2007). Top Doctors list 2011-present. Recognized as an FAAN (Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology, August 2018. Voluntary faculty, Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Miami (2015-present). Clinical Affiliate Associate Professor, Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University, January 2018-present Published several case reports in respected journals on cases involving movement d...

Brian J. Anseeuw, MS, DC, MD

Moline, Illinois
Neurology, Chiropractic - Whiplash, Concussion, Traumatic Brain Injury, Dementia, Stroke, Manipulation induced stroke, Work Comp, Peripheral Nerve Injury
Board Certified Medical Neurologist and Chiropractor Dr Brian J. Anseeuw is one of only a very few who holds duel degrees, a Board Certified Medical Neurologist’s who also is a Chiropractor. His 20 plus years of experience in clinical practice, and as a Neuro-Hospitalist treating thousands of stroke patients, including several Vertebral Artery Dissections (VAD) as a result of cervical manipulative therapy makes him a leading expert in this subject. Dr Anseeuw has been an expert witness in several Chiropractic malpractice cases pertaining to vertebral artery dissection from cervical manipulative therapy. Education; Palmer College of Chiropractic, Davenport, Iowa, American University of the Caribbean, School of Medicine, University of Louisville, Louisville KY, Department of Neurology, Residency in Neurology and Fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology. Certificate in Chiropractic Orthopedics from Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, Los Angeles, CA.

Joshua A. Barras, Ph.D, ABPP Joshua A. Barras, PhD, PC

Skokie, Illinois
Neuropsychology, Psychology - Disability Evaluation, Forensic Psychology, Fitness for Duty Evaluations, Traumatic Brain Injury, PTSD, Will Contests, Decisional Capacity
Licensed in the states of Illinois and Florida Board Certified in Clinical Neuropsychology Dr. Barras is a board certified neuropsychologist who specializes in the evaluation and care of adult and older adult patients with neurocognitive and psychiatric disorders. Dr. Barras also provides fitness for duty evaluations, disability evaluations, and expert testimony in medical legal cases. He has testified in court as an expert witness in cases of personal injury, medical malpractice, will contests involving neuropsychological autopsy, and testamentary capacity. He completed his postdoctoral fellowship at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago. He was a lecturer in the department of psychiatry at Northwestern and an associate professor at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Dr. Barras is a licensed psychologist in the states of Illinois and Florida.

Morris A Fisher, MD

Evanston, Illinois
Neurology - Nerve injury, neuropathies, myopathies, neuromuscular diseases, electrodiagnosis, electromyography, cerebrovascular disease, strokes, lumbosacral and cervical radiculopathies, back pain, neck pain,, traumatic brain injury
National and international reputation in neuromuscular disease and electrodiagnosis. Has had excellent training and extensive experience in cerebrovascular disease. Has frequently dealt with all aspects of nerve and root dysfunction including focal nerve injury as well as lumbosacral and cervical radiculopathies. Has knowledge and expertise in head trauma and neurological injury in general. Has published over 100 scholarly articles and has been President of an international organization. Has been a Professor of Neurology for 30 years and has been actively involved in teaching and mentoring medical students, residents, and younger faculty. He has examined at national certification examinations. Has provided expert legal testimony for over 30 years. Has been cited in listings of prominent physicians including US News and World Report of Top Doctors.

Norman V. Kohn, MD

Chicago, Illinois
Neurology, Neuropsychiatry - Neuropsychiatry, traumatic brain injury, cognitive deficits and psychiatric symptoms following illness or injury, seizures and epilepsy, psychotherapy, medical ethics, complex causation, litigation consulting
Trained and board certified in neurology, with additional subspecialty training in psychotherapy and psychoanalysis. Experience includes neurology practice, with years as neurology chair in a major teaching hospital and trauma center; practice and teaching of psychiatry, psychotherapy; and psychoanalysis. Expertise in -alcoholism and addiction -chronic pain -motivation, secondary gain, and malingering -doctor-doctor and doctor-patient communication -physician role responsibilities -medical decisionmaking -medical ethics -distinguishing coexisting psychiatric and medical factors -explaining medical concepts to juries

E. Andy Akan, MD Akan Neurological Experts

Dyer, Indiana
Neurology, Physical Medicine & Rehab - Traumatic brain injury, TBI, concussion, opioid, intracranial hemorrhage, Alzheimer's, dementia, stroke, TPA, spinal injury, radiculopathy, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, migraine, headache, nursing home, acute rehabilitation, EMG, EEG, neuropathy, myopathy, RSD, meningitis, CNS tumors
Board certified neurologist practicing in the hospital and outpatient setting for over 14 years. I completed a full 3 year categorical internal medicine residency prior to my neurology residency. I am currently serving as medical director for one of three comprehensive stroke care programs in the state of Indiana. I also serve as medical director for quality in a stroke and rehabilitation hospital. I have 3 years experience admitting patients into acute rehabilitation and have followed patients in skilled nursing and assisted living facilities. I currently read and interpret both EEG and EMG testing. I have a 10 year history as an expert physician speaker for multiple pharmaceutical companies. I have experience testifying in both depositions and jury trial. I am available to work for plaintiff or defense counsel. I am also available to work nationally and willing to travel. I am available via cell phone (773) 742-3974 or email [email protected]om. I will respond and produc...

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.

Tashfin S Huq, MD, RPNI Cerebral MedConsulting, LLC

Metairie, Louisiana
Neurology - Neurology, Stroke, Traumatic Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Headache, Migraine, Vertigo, Dizziness, Anoxic Brain Injury, Seizures, Status Epilepticus, Delirium, Encephalopathy, Peripheral Nerve Injury, Neuropathy, Medical Malpractice, Causation, Cervical and Lumbar Disc Disease
Board-certified neurologist in active clinical practice specializing in General Neurology, Vascular Neurology and Neuroimaging. Stroke Medical Director. Certified in neuroimaging. Princeton, Tulane and Cornell-educated. Invited speaker. Adjunct Assistant Professor – Tulane University School of Medicine.

Barbara T. Bate, RN-BC, CCM, CRRN, CNLCP, CBIS, LNCC, MSCC 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 38 years of experience as a registered nurse and holds certifications in Rehabilitation Nursing, Legal Nurse Consulting, Case Management, Nurse Life Care Planning, Brain Injury, and Medicare Set-Asides. 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, spinal cord injury, brain ...

Jordan B Bell, PhD Office of Jordan Bell, PhD

Chestertown, Maryland
Forensic Psychology, Neuropsychology - Psychological and neuropsychological evaluation of juveniles and adults, competency to stand trial, sanity evaluations, mitigation, capacity to waive Miranda rights, false confession, memory disorders, traumatic brain injury, intellectual disability, forensic neuropsychology, military psychology
Seasoned forensic psychologist and licensed psychologist (MD 04989), specializing in forensic neuropsychology; draw from comprehensive background in working with Department of Defense, active duty military service members, and Veterans, where primary training occurred; draw from over 10 years experience training and working as a psychologist in inpatient psychiatry, neurology, and neuropsychology services in major metropolitan medical centers; specialize in assessment and treatment of severe mental illness; confident and effective while testifying based on 10 years of experience as expert witness in court; draw from years of experience working for federal and state public defender offices, prosecutor/state's attorney's offices, jails, and prisons. Hold current DOD security clearance.

Lee D. Cranberg, MD Harvard Medical School

Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts
Neurology, Independent Medical Examinations - Behavioral Neurology,Closed Head Injury,Traumatic Brain Injury,TBI,Brain Damage,Nerve Injury,Testamentary Capacity,Competency,Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy,HIE,Persistent Vegetative State,PVS,Life Expectancy,Lamictal,Seizures,Stevens-Johnson Syndrome,Dementia,Alzheimer's,concussion,headache,stroke
Award-winning Neurologist. Harvard Medical School faculty. Clinical experience in both inpatient and outpatient care. Board Certified. Fellowship training and extensive experience in Behavioral Neurology – that branch of neurology that focuses on brain conditions, including dementia, that change a person's behavior or intellect. Has treated 1,000+ patients with dementia (usually due to Alzheimer's Disease). Past President of the Boston Society of Neurology, Psychiatry, and Neurosurgery. Boston Magazine Top Doctor (Neurology), 2017. Former Director of Neurology at Head Injury rehabilitation facility. Highly experienced expert witness. Has reviewed over 250 cases and testified in dozens of depositions and trials. Expert-witness assignments have involved death, catastrophic injury case, personal injury, medical malpractice, testamentary capacity, and criminal cases. Experience includes spine injury, head trauma, seizure disorder, epilepsy, headaches, post-concussion syndrome, Parkins...

Chris McGraw, MD, PhD Massachusetts General Hospital

Boston, Massachusetts
Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology - Epilepsy,Genetics,Anti-epileptic drugs,Harvard,dementia,stroke,traumatic brain injury,TBI,headache,migraine,post-concussion syndrome,seizures,epilepsy,DEE,status epilepticus,NORSE,FIRES,HIE,EEG,autoimmune,NMDAR,side-effects,Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
Dr. Chris McGraw MD, PhD is a physician-scientist with board certification in Neurology and Epilepsy, with active medical license in Massachusetts. He is currently faculty at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) in the Neurology Department and the Adult Epilepsy Service, and an Instructor at Harvard Medical School (HMS). He is also affiliated with the Epilepsy Genetics Program at Boston Children's Hospital (BCH). Dr. McGraw's research group involves basic and clinical research to understand the molecular pathways underlying seizure susceptibility in rare and common epilepsies and to identify novel therapies through genetic / pharmacological screening and functional validation of findings from human genetics. Dr. McGraw completed a combined MSTP MD/PhD program at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) with a PhD in Developmental Biology under Dr. Huda Y. Zoghbi, MD in 2012 before completing his MD in 2014. He completed residency in Adult Neurology at University of California San Francisc...

Roger K Pitman, MD

West Newbury, Massachusetts
Forensic Psychiatry, Brain Injury Medicine - posttraumatic stress disorder, PTSD, psychological trauma, traumatic brain injury, TBI, brain damage, brain injury medicine, abuse, tort, workers compensation, damages, disability
Dr. Pitman has been practicing psychiatry for 53 years. He is Certified in Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry, and Brain Injury Medicine by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He is Professor of Psychiatry, previously full-time, currently part-time, at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital. He is an internationally recognized researcher, teacher, and clinician in post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). He has nearly 300 peer-reviewed publications in the medical and clinical psychology literature. He is a Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and a recipient of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies' Award for Outstanding Scientific Achievement and its Lifetime Achievement Award. In addition to Dr. Pitman's activity in academic psychiatry, he has a selective private practice in forensic psychiatry, specializing in PTSD, traumatic brain injury, and mental damages. He does not accept malpractice liability cases (e...

Stephen C. Saris, MD Brigham & Women’s Department of Neurosurgery

Boston , Massachusetts
Neurological Surgery, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - subdural hematoma, closed head injury, traumatic brain injury, TBI, mTBI, degenerative spine, cauda equina, fusion, whiplash, IMEs, headaches, epilepsy, gliomas, radiosurgery, gamma knife, pedicle screw, intracranial hemorrhage, glioblastoma, brain cancer, spinal abscess, bleeds, causation
Board-Certified Neurosurgeon in active clinical practice. Harvard and Brown faculty. Clinical practice involves both spine and brain. Currently see dozens of patients each week and perform over 200 surgeries each year. Harvard and Duke trained. Extensively trained in neuroradiology. Publications include over 30 refereed papers as well as several book chapters. Have served as a reviewer for several journals including Cancer and Journal of Neurological Surgery. 20+ years of plaintiff and defense medical-legal experience including hundreds of depositions and IMEs, thousands of record reviews, and dozens of court appearances. Case experience includes medical malpractice (standard of care and or causation), personal injury, and workers’ compensation. Extensive medical-legal experience opining on causation and damages in cases where spinal/head injury is alleged. Available for both in-person and virtual IMEs.

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

Elizabeth E Gilles, MD Child Neurology Solutions, PLLC

Saint Paul, Minnesota
Pediatric Neurology - Brain injury including traumatic brain injury, abusive head trauma (shaken baby syndrome), concussion, anoxic brain injury, timing of injury, developmental delay, cerebral palsy, neurological disability, mental retardation
Elizabeth E. Gilles, MD, is an award-winning Pediatric Neurologist in active clinical practice, licensed in Minnesota, California and Illinois. Boarded by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology with Special Qualifications in Pediatric Neurology. 30+ years of experience as an expert witness testifying on a variety of pediatric & neurologic issues. 35+ years of teaching experience including academic appointments at UCLA, University of Minnesota and Ohio State University. Experienced Board-Certified Pediatrician prior to training in Pediatric Neurology at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles where she also completed a research fellowship. Active duty United States Navy 1983-1990. Awarded Navy Achievement Medal for work in Family and Child Advocacy. Dr. Gilles has published on traumatic brain injury and other neurologic issues. Winner of two different awards for teaching and three for humanism in medicine. Deep experience in child abuse (clinical, research and expert witness). Extens...

Steven D Lockman, MD Minnesota Neurorehabilitation Institute

Plymouth, Minnesota
Brain Injury Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehab - Concussion, Traumatic Brain Injury, TBI, Mild TBI, mTBI, Stroke, Neurorehabilitation, Sports Injury, Anoxic Brain Injury, HIE, Post-Concussion Syndrome, PCS, Nerve Injury, Acute Rehabilitation, Electrodiagnostic Medicine, Life Care Planning, Independent Medical Examinations, IMEs, Whiplash, MVA
Award-winning brain injury medicine physician in active clinical practice. Triple board certified in Brain Injury Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Electrodiagnostic Medicine. Certified Life Care Planner. Former Chief of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Hennepin County Medical Center. 20+ Years of University medical school teaching experience. Experienced Expert Witness & Independent Medical Examiner.

Beata Sylvia Geyer Beaudoin, PhD Mindful Assessments & Psychological Services, LLC

Pequannock, New Jersey
Neuropsychology, Psychology - Forensic Neuropsychology, Forensic Psychology, Traumatic Brain Injury, Head Injury, Brain Injury, Concussion, Posttraumatic Stress, Child Abuse, Physical Abuse, Accident, Sports, Seizures
Dr. Geyer Beaudoin is Board-certified in Clinical Neuropsychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology, a rare but essential credential. She is licensed in New Jersey and New York. She has specific expert witness training, and has trained doctoral psychology interns and law students at Rutgers University in Newark in expert testimony. She has also led seminars for other psychology supervisors as the Director of Psychology Training at Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care for a period of over 6 years. As Co-Founder and Co-Director of her private practice in Neuropsychology, she holds contracts for assessment with the Office of the Public Defender and the Department of Defense, as well as with local school districts. She has assessed diverse adult and child clients with head injuries, epilepsy, trauma, and a wide variety of neurological disorders, and has been hired by high profile law firms representing clients harmed and disabled through neglect and injury.

Jonathan H Mack, Psy.D., ABN Forensic Psychology & Neuropsychology Services, P.C.

Pennington, New Jersey
Forensic Psychology, Neuropsychology - Forensic & Clinical Neuropsychological Evaluations, Traumatic Brain Injury, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Pediatric and Adult Neuropsychology

Mark R McLaughlin, MD, FACS Princeton Brain and Spine

Princeton, New Jersey
Neurological Surgery, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - Chiari malformation, trigeminal neuralgia, cervical spine surgery, lumbar spine surgery, closed head injury, Traumatic Brain Injury, TBI, Degenerative and traumatic lumbar, thoracic, and cervical spine disease
He is a board certified neurosurgeon, currently practicing neurological surgery with a focus on spine disorders and trigeminal and occipital neuralgia and chiari malformation surgery at Princeton Brain and Spine Care. He has published over 100 articles on neurosurgery and spoken internationally about his field. Dr. McLaughlin received his undergraduate degree in philosophy from the College of William & Mary. He graduated with his medical degree from Virginia Commonwealth University with Alpha Omega Alpha honors – equivalent of Phi Beta Kappa – and completed his residency in neurosurgery at the University of Pittsburgh under “the father of modern neurosurgery” Dr. Peter Jannetta. He then went on to complete a fellowship in complex spine surgery at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. He has organized an international consultative link with Russian neurosurgeons with collaboration from the World Federation of Neurological Surgeons. He initiated the first ever Russian-American Spin...

MARK S WAGNER, Ph.D. WAGNER PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATES

New Jersey
Neuropsychology, Vocational Rehabilitation - Cognitive, Traumatic Brain Injury, Concussion, Head Trauma, neurocognitive disorders, seizure disorders, psychological, learning disabilities, emotional distress, job assessment, vocational assessment, psychological testing, psychological assessment, neuropsychological assessment, memory impairment
I am licensed as a psychologist in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey; and board certified as both a clinical neuropsychologist and vocational expert with the American Board of Professional Neuropsychology and the American Board of Vocational Experts. I provide for comprehensive neuropsychological and vocational evaluations for individuals (children, adolescents, adults) presenting with various forms of learning disabilities, developmental disabilities, traumatic brain injuries, memory loss, cognitive impairment, concussions, attention problems, acquired brain injuries, competency issues and dementia. when performing a neuropsychological evaluation, these evaluations are focused on identifying areas of neurocognitive strength and weakness. Focus is not only on the degree or nature of the impairment that the individual presents with, but also how this impacts the individual’s activities of daily living. This includes the ability to return to school or work; and also the individu...

Dev G. Mehta, DO DGM Consultants LLC

New York City, New York
Neurology - Headaches, facial pain, concussion, traumatic brain injury, TBI, mTBI, multiple sclerosis, neuromyelitis optica, anti-MOG antibody disease, stroke, brain hemorrhage, dementia, Parkinson’s disease, neuropathy, nerve injury, encephalopathy, spinal cord disorders
Dev G. Mehta, DO is board-certified in neurology and headache medicine and currently on the faculty for Weill Cornell Medical College as an Assistant Professor of Neurology at New York Presbyterian – Queens. He completed fellowship training in both multiple sclerosis at the University of Washington and in headache medicine at Mayo Clinic. He has published in multiple internationally known journals. He has an active neurology practice in New York seeing patient in both the outpatient and inpatient setting. Dr. Mehta is an expert in neurology, headaches/facial pain, concussion, traumatic brain injury (TBI, mTBI), multiple sclerosis, neuromyelitis optica, anti-MOG antibody disease, stroke, brain hemorrhage, dementia, Parkinson’s disease, neuropathy, nerve injury, cognitive impairment, encephalopathy, and spinal cord disorders. Feel free to email me at [email protected]

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...

Georgia J Persky, RN, MBA, PhD, CLNC Georgia Persky Consulting

Harrison, New York
Nurse, Legal Nurse Consulting - Nursing Standard of Care, Nursing Administration, Ambulatory Surgery, Surgical and Perioperative Nursing, Traumatic Brain Injury, Hospital Risk Management, Fall and Pressure Ulcer Prevention, Wound Care, Medication Safety, Nursing Home, Home Healthcare, Hospital Policy, Regulatory Compliance
Georgia J. Persky RN, MBA, PhD, CLNC, is a experienced nurse with over 40 years of broad adult care experience and 25 years of Senior Leadership in Healthcare Organizations. Dr. Persky served most recently as Vice-President of Nursing and Patient Care Services for New York Presbyterian Hospital at Columbia University Medical Center. For nine years, she was responsible for Patient Care Leadership and Risk and Quality Management for this 750 bed academic hospital. Currently, Dr. Persky serves hospitals in an interim management and consulting capacity and as a Certified Legal Nurse Consultant and Expert Witness for medical malpractice and personal injury cases serving plaintiff and defense attorneys. Areas of Expertise: Nursing Standards of Care  Hospital Nursing Care  Nursing Home Care  Home Health Care  Wound Care  Extravasation of Intravenous Line  Brachial Plexus Injury  Traumatic Brain Injury  Assault patient and staff •Surgical and Perioperative Nursing •Quality and ...

Maurice Preter, MD Maurice Preter MD Psychiatry, Neuropsychiatry, and Neurology

New York, New York
Psychiatry, Neuropsychiatry - psychiatry, neurology, neuropsychiatry, Traumatic brain injury, PTSD, wrongful death, pain and suffering, aviation accidents, memory issues, will contests, geriatrics, medical/pharmacologically and/or psychologically based distortions, plaintiff suggestibility, medical malpractice, informed consent
Dr. med. Maurice Preter, MD is an experienced private practice and academic Psychiatrist, Neuropsychiatrist, Psychopharmacologist, and Neurologist in New York City. He is one of a small number of dually board certified specialists in both psychiatry and neurology. He speaks English, German and French and is licensed in New York, Germany/E.U., and Paris/France. Dr. Preter offers psychiatric and neuropsychiatric forensic expertise to assist plaintiff and defense counsel, the courts, federal, State agencies, and international organizations. Educated at the Universities of Munich, Germany and of Paris, France, he received his postgraduate specialty training in neurology and psychiatry at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York, and is dually board certified in both specialties. He has researched and written about a wide range of neuropsychiatric topics, including stroke, sleep disorders, epilepsy, panic disorder, psychological trauma, and the history of neurology in China. ...

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

Shawn K. Acheson, Ph.D. Clinical Neuroscience Services of WNC

Waynesville, North Carolina
Neuropsychology, Psychology - neuropsychological assessment, traumatic brain injury, stroke, dementia, PTSD, malingering, fitness for duty, return to work, return to play, competency, substance abuse, somatoform disorder, conversion disorder, functional neurological disorder.
Dr. Acheson is a Forensic Neuropsychologist in private practice in Asheville, NC. He provides neuropsychological evaluations in civil, criminal and administrative courts. He also performs independent medical evaluations, fitness for duty evaluations, and record reviews. Dr. Acheson provides evaluation of and expert testimony on a variety of neuropsychological conditions including concussion, traumatic brain injury (TBI), stroke, brain tumor, neurodevelopmental abnormalities (e.g., fetal alcohol exposure), and neurotoxic exposures (e.g., lead, organic solvents, mold). He also provides evaluation of and expert testimony on mental health conditions including posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)), conversion / functional neurological disorder, as well as malingering and factious disorder. He has worked with clients from early adolescence through late adulthood. For most of his career, Dr. Acheson was an educator, researcher, and clinician at Western Carolina University, Duke University...

Timothy Herron, MD Timothy Herron, M.D., Inc.

Sandusky, Ohio
Neurology, Electrodiagnostic Medicine - General neurology, neurology expert witness, traumatic brain injury, concussion, back and spinal cord injuries, neurological damage resulting from medical malpractice, peripheral nerve injuries, fibromyalgia, Parkinson's disease, dementia.
I am a board certified neurologist and have been in practice since 1989. My 30+ years in clinical practice in the inpatient and outpatient setting has given me considerable experience in the field of general neurology and serves as the basis for me providing both high quality patient care and forensic analysis. When I serve as an expert witness, perform a medical review or IME, I provide a complete, comprehensive and thorough analysis of all the information presented to me and formulate opinions that are objective and to a reasonable degree of medical certainty.

Dale S. Horne, MD, PhD, FACS, FAANS Horne Consultants LLC

Cincinnati, Ohio
Neurological Surgery, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - complex spine surgery, robotic spine surgery, cervical spine surgery, cervical arthroplasty, kyphoplasty, minimally invasive spine surgery (MIS), spinal stabilization, tumors of brain and spine, intracranial hemorrhage, shunts, Chiari Malformation, traumatic brain injury
Dr. Horne is an experienced neurosurgeon and leader in stereotactic surgery of the brain and spine. He is among a growing number of surgeons in the U.S. pioneering the application of robotic surgery to make spine surgery safer for patients. He was the second neurosurgeon in the U.S. to implement spinal robotics clinically. His skills encompass a broad scope of neurosurgery from brain and spinal tumors to surgery for degenerative spinal conditions. He has specific expertise in cervical spine surgery including cervical disc replacement, minimally invasive surgery, and kyphoplasty. With nearly three decades of experience, Dr. Horne is a highly qualified and skilled neurosurgeon. Integrity, compassion, empathy, and individuality are the pillars of Dr. Horne’s career. He is board-certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery. He currently holds an academic position in Neurosurgery at the University of Cincinnati and also provides consulting services to the neurosurgical indu...

Scott E. Singer, MD, MPH Experts In Medicine, LLC

Chagrin Falls, Ohio
Occupational Medicine, Sports Medicine - Covid 19, Causation, Concussion, Industrial accident, Rehabilitation, MRO, Workers Compensation, Football, Environmental, Exposure Assessment, Toxic Exposure, TBI, Traumatic Brain Injury, Manganese, Benzene
Dr. Singer, President of MEDSource One, is one of the nations' leading causation experts. He has been practicing Occupational Medicine and Sports Medicine in Northeast Ohio for almost 30 years. He has provided service in all aspects of occupational health and safety and has served as the Team Physician for the Cleveland Monsters (American Hockey League) since 2007 and the Cleveland Gladiators (Arena Football League) since 2008. With the 2020 pandemic, Dr. Singer is one of the national experts on workplace Covid exposures. As a graduate of Northwestern University and The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Dr. Singer completed residency training in Internal Medicine at Northwestern University Memorial Hospital and in Occupational Medicine at The University of Pennsylvania. He has also received a Masters Degree in Public Health / Occupational Medicine from the University of Michigan. Dr. Singer is Board Certified in Occupational Medicine and has served as Medical Director...

Dana Chidekel, PhD, ABN, ABPdN

Oklahoma
Neuropsychology, Psychology - Neuropsychology, Pediatric Neuropsychology, Traumatic Brain Injury, TBI, Birth Injury, Undue Influence, Kernicterus, Hypoxia, HIE, Capacity, Probate, Post-Death, Disability, Medical Malpractice, Neurodevelopmental, Learning Disability, Autism, OCD, ADHD, PTSD, Emotional Distress, Special Education
Dr. Chidekel is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatric Neuropsychology. She has been certified by the American Board of Pediatric Neuropsychology since 2001. She is also a fellow of the American College of Professional Neuropsychology. She has been certified by the American Board of Professional Neuropsychology since 2006. Dr. Chidekel currently maintains a private clinical practice of neuropsychological assessment of children and adults. She is known for her ability to present complex ideas in simple terms, so they are accessible and interesting (really, fascinating) to everyone. Findings of an evaluation come to life as part of the larger story of the examinee's life and circumstances. Dr. Chidekel serves as a consultant and expert witness in personal injury, elder law, probate litigation (including post-death determination of capacity and/or influence), employment, business, class action, disability determination, special education, and (limited) family and crimina...

Brenda Eagan-Johnson, EdD Brain Injury Neurodevelopmental Consulting, LLC

New Castle, Pennsylvania
Education & Schools, Brain Injury Medicine - Pediatric brain injury, personal injury, acquired brain injury, TBI, concussion, traumatic brain injury, school concussion policy, MVA, carbon monoxide, lead poisoning, near drowning, development, brain, school, education, transition, child, teenage, young adult, college, academic, special education
Dr. Brenda Eagan-Johnson is highly specialized in a niche area of education & transition following pediatric child, teen, & young adult brain injury. She received her Doctorate from Johns Hopkins University specializing in Mind, Brain, & Teaching (educational neuroscience). Dr. Eagan-Johnson investigates brain injury from a functional neurodevelopmental & clinical perspective, looking at cognitive, behavioral, socio-emotional, & learning skills by examining a student’s home, school, & community activities of daily living following all severities of pediatric brain injury. Additionally, she excels in the field of return to school concussion management policies and procedures. School-based pre- & post-brain injury investigation is a nuanced area that requires expert interpretation. Dr. Eagan-Johnson identifies if & to what extent a brain injury has impacted learning & behavior. Brain injury can affect skills that have not yet matured, depending on areas of the brain that were damage...

Norman V. Kohn, MD

Pennsylvania
Neurology, Neuropsychiatry - Neuropsychiatry, traumatic brain injury, cognitive deficits and psychiatric symptoms following illness or injury, seizures and epilepsy, psychotherapy, medical ethics, complex causation, litigation consulting
Trained and board certified in neurology, with additional subspecialty training in psychotherapy and psychoanalysis. Experience includes neurology practice, with years as neurology chair in a major teaching hospital and trauma center; practice and teaching of psychiatry, psychotherapy; and psychoanalysis. Expertise in -alcoholism and addiction -chronic pain -motivation, secondary gain, and malingering -doctor-doctor and doctor-patient communication -physician role responsibilities -medical decisionmaking -medical ethics -distinguishing coexisting psychiatric and medical factors -explaining medical concepts to juries

MARK S WAGNER, Ph.D. WAGNER PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATES

JENKINTOWN, Pennsylvania
Neuropsychology, Vocational Rehabilitation - Cognitive, Traumatic Brain Injury, Concussion, Head Trauma, neurocognitive disorders, seizure disorders, psychological, learning disabilities, emotional distress, job assessment, vocational assessment, psychological testing, psychological assessment, neuropsychological assessment, memory impairment
I am licensed as a psychologist in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey; and board certified as both a clinical neuropsychologist and vocational expert with the American Board of Professional Neuropsychology and the American Board of Vocational Experts. I provide for comprehensive neuropsychological and vocational evaluations for individuals (children, adolescents, adults) presenting with various forms of learning disabilities, developmental disabilities, traumatic brain injuries, memory loss, cognitive impairment, concussions, attention problems, acquired brain injuries, competency issues and dementia. when performing a neuropsychological evaluation, these evaluations are focused on identifying areas of neurocognitive strength and weakness. Focus is not only on the degree or nature of the impairment that the individual presents with, but also how this impacts the individual’s activities of daily living. This includes the ability to return to school or work; and also the individu...

Ramin Zand, MD, FAHA StrokeExperts

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Neurology, Independent Medical Examinations - Ischemic stroke, Hemorrhagic Stroke, Anoxic brain injury, Traumatic Brain Injury, Cerebral venous thrombosis, Headaches, Migraines, Idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH), Intracranial aneurysm, Moya Moya disease, Patent foramen ovale, Carotid disease, Interventional Neurology, Tele neurology
Dr. Zand is a Professor of Neurology; Fellow of the American Heart Association (FAHA); President and mission chair of the American Heart Association northeast Pennsylvania and former chair of the Great River Affiliate Stroke Task Force, American Heart Association; Professional Member of the American Academy of Neurology, European Stroke Society, World Stroke Organization, American Society of Human Genetics, and International Stroke Genetics Consortium; Editor and ad hoc reviewer of multiple scientific journals; More than 200 publications and five book chapters; Received more than 8000 citations (H-index 38, Google scholar).

James C Ballenger, MD Low Country Forensic Consultation

Charleston, South Carolina
Forensic Psychiatry, Neuropsychiatry - Psychiatry, Bipolar Disorder, Alcohol Blood Levels, Addiction Medicine, Psychopharmacology, Panic Disorder, Anxiety Disorders, Post Traumatic Stress, Suicide, Depression, Traumatic Brain Injury, Malpractice (Psychiatry)

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 and Texas

Sanjay Adhia, MD, MRO Sanjay Adhia MD Professional Association

Sugar Land , Texas
Psychiatry, Brain Injury Medicine - malpractice, Personal Injury, Disability, PTSD, Traumatic Brain Injury, testamentary capacity, competency, will contest, undue influence, NGRI, correctional, rape, Fitness for Duty, Neuropsychiatry, standard of care, suicide, IME, record review, DUI, DWI, workman's compensation, jail, prison,
Dr. Adhia is triple-Board-Certified in Forensic Psychiatry, Brain Injury Medicine (BIM), and Psychiatry located in the Houston Area. He is one of a few Forensic Psychiatrists who are certified in BIM. In addition to forensic/expert witness practice, he works in a renowned neuro-rehabilitation center where his focus is treating the neuropsychiatric sequelae of brain injury, concussions, stroke, and spinal cord injury. His forensic practice focuses on the psychiatric impact of personal injury, abuse, competency, violence, and complicating mental illness. He was the medical director of private practice. He has treated Death Row and Ad-Seg patients in correctional facilities. He has extensive expertise in psychopharmacology. Dr. Adhia is a certified Medical Review Officer (MRO). He has expertise in alcohol and drug testing. He is experienced in the treatment and impact of drug and alcohol abuse and intoxication (eg DUI, DWI, DFSA). In addition, Dr. Adhia works with Physicians for Hu...

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.

Carolyn R. Carman, OD, FAAO Low Vision Centers of Texas

Houston, Texas
Optometry, Ophthalmology - Visual, ocular, brain injury, field, acuity injury/impairment, low vision, legal blindness, visual rehabilitation, traumatic brain injury, glaucoma, eye trauma, retinal detachment, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration
Dr. Carolyn Carman has over 30 years of experience in comprehensive eye care for all ages and specializing in visual impairment due to ocular injury, ocular disease, or brain injury. She has been involved in expert witness testimony for over 20 years and serves both plantiff and defense counsel. She is a residency-certified, licensed, practicing Therapeutic Optometrist and Glaucoma Specialist in Texas. Dr. Carman is presently the Director of the University of Houston Center for Sight Enhancement and is a Clinical Professor in the College of Optometry, specializing in low vision and visual impairment. Dr. Carman is the former Chair of the Texas Optometry Board after receiving 2 Texas Governor appointments. She has served as Chair of multiple national committees, was awarded the Texas Rehabilitation Association Physician of the Year, the Texas Optometric Association Young Optometrist of the Year as well as the Molly Brown Leadership Awards. She currently serves on the State of Texa...

Steven M Croft, MD

Houston, Texas
Neurology - Epilepsy, Traumatic Brain Injury, Concussion, Stroke, Epilepsy, Radiculopathy, Neuropathy, Nerve Injury, Dementia, Alzheimer's, Vagus Nerve Stimulation, Parkinson's, Occupational Injuries, Electrical Injuries, Independent Medical Exams, Intellectual Developmental Disabilities (adults).
I'm a board certified Neurologist. I'm in full-time solo private practice. I work with Plaintiff and Defense attorneys on a wide range of cases including: Auto Accidents, Occupational Injuries, Falls, Electrocution and a variety of Neurological Diseases. I'm often asked to address: Causation, Standard of Care, and Extent of Injury. I'm experienced in deposition as well as trial testimony. I've served in leadership positions in my state and local medical society. I am a officer for the Texas Chapter of the Association of Physicians and Surgeons. I've served as Medical Director for the Gulf Coast Chapter of the Epilepsy Foundation and Advisory Board Member of the Houston Area Parkinson's Society. I also serve on the Medical Advisory Board for Driver Licensing for Texas. I've been an advocate for patients having testified in front of Texas Senate Committees and participating in the American Academy of Neurology's day at the Capitol in Washington, D.C.. In my spare time, I enjoy spend...

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...

John Claude Krusz, PhD, MD

Dallas, Texas
Neurology, Neuropsychiatry - I specialize in evaaluating and treating Traumatic Brain Injuries, Chronic Headaches, Migraines and Pain Disorders, Mood Disorders (PTSD), Anxiety, Depression.

Amy MacKenzie, PhD, RN, CLCP MacKenzie Life Care Planning

Tyler, Texas
Life Care Planning - Certified Life Care Planner, Traumatic Brain Injury Specialist, Expert Witness, Medical Expert, Life Care Planning, TBI, CLCP, Injury Medical Witness, Plaintiff Expert Witness, Defense Expert Witness, Federal Court Expert Witness, State Court Expert Witness
Amy MacKenzie is a Certified Life Care Planner with an expertise in traumatic brain injury. She is a doctorally prepared nurse who has written over 400 life care plans across a wide spectrum of injuries for plaintiff attorneys, defense attorneys and financial planning professionals. Dr. MacKenzie is an experienced witness in both state and federal courts. A registered nurse for over twenty years, she has experience in critical care, administration, and nursing education.

Hector A Miranda-Grajales, MD, CLCP MD Certified Life Care Planner

Austin, Texas
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Life Care Planning - Spinal Cord Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury, Concussions, Maritime Worker Injury, Spinal Cord Stimulators, Pain Pumps, Life Care Plans, Disability (LTD/STD), Impairment Ratings, Railroad Worker Injury, Workers Compensation, Medmal.
Dr. Miranda completed his PM&R residency at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital and served as chief resident. He completed his pain fellowship at Albert Einstein School of Medicine/Beth Israel in New York City. He completed his certification in Life Care Planning with the University of Florida. He is triple boarded in PM&R/Pain Medicine/Brain Injury Medicine. He has experience doing IMEs/expert witness work for plaintiffs & defendants. He is the medical director of Medical Injury Rehabilitation Specialists. Dr. Miranda is fluent in English/Spanish.

Nancy Wariari, MHA, MS. SLP-CCC

Roanoke , Texas
Speech-Language Pathology - Communication, Cognitive Communication, Cognition, Return to Work, Language, Social Skills, Executive Functions, Pragmatics, Attention, Memory, Dementia, Traumatic Brain Injury, Stroke, Acquired Brain Injury, Neurogenic Communication Disorders, Cognitive Communication Functional Capacity Evaluation
Licensed Speech language with Certificate of Clinical Competency from America Speech Hearing Association. Masters degree in Healthcare Administration. Member of America Speech Hearing Association (ASHA). Skilled in Adult Cognitive Communication, Neurogenic/Acquired Language Disorders; from Aphasia, Right Hemisphere Disorder, Traumatic Brain Injury, Encephalopathy, Dementia

Doreen 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...

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...

Eric R. Larson, Ph.D. Advanced Assessment

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Neuropsychology, Psychology - traumatic brain injury, stroke, dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, Frontotemporal dementia, ADHD, hydrocephalus, epilepsy, executive dysfunction, aphasia, symptom validity testing, performance validity testing, depression, personality disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder
I am a board-certified neuropsychologist with extensive experience conducting adult cognitive and psychological evaluations in various contexts. As a faculty member at the Medical College of Wisconsin and University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee and a neuropsychologist at the Milwaukee VA, I regularly teach residents and evaluate patients with traumatic brain injuries, memory and cognitive disorders, and psychological conditions such as PTSD. Additionally, I have conducted hundreds of compensation and pension evaluations for the federal government and have testified as an expert both at depositions and at trial. I provide adult (age 18+) IME, consultation, and expert witness services to plaintiff and defense attorneys.