Vertebral Artery Dissection Expert Witnesses

Vertebral artery dissection 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 vertebral artery dissection. The vertebral artery dissection expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Acupuncturist, Chiropractic, Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Medicine, Independent Medical Examinations, and Sports Medicine.

Rich Woolley, DC, MS, ATC, CMTPT/DN, CIDN

Palmer, Alaska
Chiropractic, Acupuncturist - Spinal Manipulation Injury, Stroke, Vertebral Artery Dissection, Disc Herniation Rib Fracture, Dry Needling Injury, Collapsed Lung, Pneumothorax, Spinal Epidural Hematoma, Nerve Injury, Infection, Abscess, Needling Implants (Shunts, Spinal Cord Stimulators, Pacemakers, Breast Implants, Etc.)
Dr. Woolley holds a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training, a Master of Science in Sports Science and Rehabilitation (Magna cum laude) and a Doctorate of Chiropractic. He is a BOC certified athletic trainer and practicing chiropractor. He is board certified in acupuncture by the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners. He is also certified in dry needling through both Myopain Seminars and Integrative Dry Needling. He is an assistant dry needling instructor for Myopain Seminars. His areas of focus as an expert witness include dry needling injuries and adverse reactions, as well as spinal manipulation injuries and adverse reactions.

Steven Brown, DC, Dipl Med Ac Brown Chiropractic & Acupuncture, PC

Gilbert, Arizona
Chiropractic, Acupuncturist - Chiropractic, Standard of Care, Informed Consent, Causation, Misdiagnosis, Failure to Diagnose, Failure to Refer, Manipulation, Stroke, Vertebral Artery Dissection, Internal Carotid Artery Dissection, Spinal Cord Injury, Disc Injury, Pneumothorax, Thoracic Outlet Syndrome.
As a Chiropractic Expert Witness, I provide impartial and evidence-based opinions to both plaintiff and defense attorneys, as well as insurance companies, to assess the standard of care, causation, damages, and liability. My expert witness practice emphasizes cases involving manipulation, vertebral artery dissection, internal carotid artery dissection, stroke, pneumothorax, disc injury. spinal cord injury, and thoracic outlet syndrome. I am also available for Independent Medical Examinations (IME) and medical file review. I also have extensive experience in depositions, and trial testimony, and conference speaking.

Gary R Polsfuss, MD Gary R Polsfuss MD INC

San Diego, California
Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medical Services - Drug Overdose, Stroke (CVA), Myocardial Infarction (MI), Septic Shock, Pulmonary Embolism (PE), Alcohol Withdrawal, Meningitis, Aortic Aneurysm (AAA), Vertebral Artery Dissection, Aortic Dissection, Spinal Cord Injury/Paralysis, Appendicitis, Epidural Abscess, Ectopic Pregnancy, EMTALA.
I have 24 years of experience working in Emergency Medicine managing high-risk cases at multiple high volume emergency departments, including a 290-bed Level 3 trauma center and primary psychiatric emergency facility providing care to a largely under-served area, and an urban 700 bed Level 1 trauma and academic center. American Board of Emergency Medicine (ABEM) Certified since 2001. Directorship and Leadership experience for over 17 years. Extensive peer-review and performance improvement experience working with other emergency physicians and mid-level providers. I have worked with both Plaintiff and Defense attorneys. Currently in practice.

Theresa M Tarcha, DC

Redondo Beach, California
Chiropractic, Independent Medical Examinations - Standard of Care, Negligence, Stroke, Vertebral Artery Dissection, Carotid Artery Dissection, Herniated Disc caused by Chiropractic Manipulation, Spinal Cord Injury, Sexual Assault, Chiropractor malpractice, Excessive force, Personal injury
Dr. Tarcha has been in practice for 37 years. She has trial and deposition experience in Standard of Care, Causation, Negligence, Stroke, Wrongful death, Vertebral Artery Dissection, Carotid Artery Dissection, Herniated Discs from Spinal Manipulation, Spinal Cord Injury, Excessive force, Personal injury, and Sexual Assault She served as President of the California Chiropractic Association Los Angeles Southwest District, and served on the Board of Directors for the CCA. She has been certified as a Qualified Medical Examiner, by the State of California, and is also licensed as a X-Ray Supervisor and Operator. She continues to treat patients in private practice and conducts Independent Medical Evaluations.

Mark S Balderston, DC, FPSC, CCIC, FICC Balderston Chiropractic

Shawnee, Kansas
Chiropractic - Expert Witness, Malpractice, Informed Consent, Standards of Care, Chiropractic, Medical Records Review, Stroke, Carotid Artery Dissection, Vertebral Artery Dissection, Peer Review, Manipulation, Chiropractic Adjustment, Scope of Practice, Improper Documentation, Insurance Fraud, Ethics
Board Member, Kansas State Board of Healing Arts. Certified Chiropractic Insurance Consultant. Fellow, Primary Spine Care in a joint partnership with The State University of New York at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Office of Continuing Education and Cleveland University-Kansas City, College of Chiropractic. Mini-Fellowship in Neuroradiology MRI Spine Interpretation, The State University of New York at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Office of Continuing Education and Cleveland University-Kansas City, College of Chiropractic. Mini-Fellowship in MSK Extremity Imagaging, The State University of New York at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Office of Continuing Education and Cleveland University-Kansas City, College of Chiropractic. Mini-Fellowship in Advanced MRI Spine Pathology, The State University of New York at Buffalo, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Office of Continuing Educat...

Jeremy D. Busch, DC, DACBSP, CSCS, ICSC Performance Sport and Spine

Front Royal, Virginia
Chiropractic, Sports Medicine - VBAI (Vertebrobasilar Arterial Insufficiency), Stroke, Vertebral Artery Dissection, Spinal Manipulation, Spinal Trauma Management for Sideline Physician, Sports Injury, Failure to Diagnose, Malpractice, Physical Medicine and Rehab, Scope of Practice, Standard of Care, Billing, Coding
12 years clinical experience in Chiropractic Medicine as well as sideline physician throughout amateur to professional levels of competitors. Currently assigned as Team Physician with Christendom College Athletics as well as contracted with Professional Sports Care (PSC). PSC is the Chiropractic provider for the PGA Tour. Also have 5+ years volunteering services as sideline physician for Warren County High School Athletics, Front Royal Cardinals Baseball, and the United States Olympic Committee as a Sports Medicine Volunteer. Volunteered as a Chiropractic Physician within the Polyclinic at the Rio Paralympics in 2016. Currently serves as the ACA Sports Council's Treasurer as well as the Virginia and West Virginia Chiropractic Sports Network Co-coordinator. Past Virginia Chiropractic Association (VCA) Insurance Committee Chair for 5 years. Previously a District Director for the VCA and Board member for 4 years. Taught PM&R, billing, coding, and compliance standards to the V...