Whiplash Expert Witnesses

Whiplash 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 whiplash. The whiplash expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Accident Reconstruction, Brain Injury Medicine, Chiropractic, Family Medicine, Independent Medical Examinations, Legal Medicine, Neurological Surgery, Neurology, Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics - Non-Surgical, Pain Management - Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehab, Physical Therapy, Products Liability, and Spine Surgery & Spine Care.

Alan Forrest, DC Expedient Medicolegal Services

Encino, California
Chiropractic, Independent Medical Examinations - IME, malpractice, chiropractic peer review, standard of care, personal injury, chronic back injury, whiplash, sports injury, vertebral artery dissection, accidents, practice guidelines, chronic pain
Dr. Alan Forrest, D.C., QME has been a board certified chiropractor in the state of California since 1981. After earning a bachelor’s degree in biology from UCLA, he earned his Doctor of Chiropractic degree, Magna Cum Laude, from Los Angeles College of Chiropractic in 1980. He began private practice in the San Fernando Valley region of Los Angeles, and continues to treat patients on a full time basis to date. The foundation of his practice is a family practice. Personal injury and industrial injury cases are specialty areas as well. Very early in private practice several of his mentors were deeply involved in the evaluation of permanent disability due to industrial causation. Dr. Forrest took great interest in this, and in 1982 earned his certification in Industrial Disability Evaluation. Performing many evaluations, for both applicants and defense, he developed an expertise in the subject. He was part of the first group of Qualified Medical Evaluators to earn California certificati...

Jon Kaufmann, PT, MPT Kaufmann Physical Therapy

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

Richard A. Rubenstein, M.D. Board Certified Neurologist

Richmond, California
Neurology, Legal Medicine - headaches, concussions, epilepsy, whiplash, discogenic disease, peripheral nerve injury, fibromyalgia, thoracic outlet syndrome, reflex sympathetic dystrophy, carbon monoxide poisoning, electrocution, Alzheimer's, non-Alzheimer's dementia
Fellow of American Academy of Neurology. Certified, American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine. Assistant Clinical Professor of Neurology, University of California Hospitals, San Francisco, California 1979-1994 (UCSF). Active clinical practice. Highly-experienced expert witness (500+ cases, 300+ depositions, 30+ trials, 20+ arbitrations) and independent medical examiner (3,000+ IMEs). Also experiences in fitness for duty examinations, disability evaluations, and chart reviews. Medical-legal matters addressed include: headaches, concussions, epilepsy, whiplash, discogenic disease, peripheral nerve injury, fibromyalgia, thoracic outlet syndrome, reflex sympathetic dystrophy, carbon monoxide poisoning, electrocution, Alzheimer's, non-Alzheimer's dementia, traumatic brain injury, behavioral disorders, trauma, ms/Parkinson's disease, long-term disability.

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.

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.

Michael J. Johnson, MD Salina Ortho

Salina, Kansas
Orthopedic Surgery, Independent Medical Examinations - Orthopedics, Trauma, Auto Accidents, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Whiplash, Causation, Malpractice, Personal Injury, Work Related Trauma, Independent Medical Exams, Standard of Care, Medical Records Review, Spine Care Nonoperative, Fracture, Falls, Neck Pain, Back Pain, Disorders of Spine
Dr Johnson is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery. Fellow with the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor for the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Salina and Lead Preceptor for the surgical subspecialty rotation. He is the anatomy/cadaver lab preceptor for the medical students. He teaches family practice residents for the Smoky Hill Family Practice residency program. He did his residency at the University of Kansas-Wichita branch. He practices general orthopedic surgery in an active surgical practice in Salina, KS. He has practiced for 23 years. He is licensed in Kansas and Washington. He is Medical Director for Salina Surgical Hospital. He has experience in deposition and trial testimonies (29 times in the last 4 years). Dr Johnson has several years of experience as an expert witness in a wide variety of cases including medical malpractice, workman's compensation, and personal injury. He has experience with both plaintiff/claimant...

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.

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.

Tom M. Dougherty, MD, JD, CAQSM Logos Medical-Legal Consulting, L.L.C.

Saint Louis, Missouri
Family Medicine, Sports Medicine - Whiplash, Slip and fall, Osteoarthritis, Hip fracture, Tendonitis, Achilles Rupture, Rotator Cuff Injuries, Medical Record Review, Adolescent Concussion, Female Athlete Triad, High Altitude injuries, Decompression Illness, Medical Summary Reports, Musculoskeletal accidents and personal injury.
Travel Medicine, Preventive Medicine,Dive medicine; Family Medicine, Family Practice, Sports Medicine, Primary Care Orthopedic Sports Medicine, Urgent Care 30 years academically founded clinical practice, MD 1986 from University of Kansas School of Medicine. Fellowship 2003 in Primary Care Orthopaedics Sports Medicine at renowned American Sports Medicine Institute with James Andrews, JD 2016 from Washington University Saint Louis Law. Assistant Professor Emory Orthopaedics 2004-2007. Marshfield Clinic Urgent Care 2008-2012. Board Certified in Family Practice, American Board of Family Medicine - October 1990 to present Board Certified in Sports Medicine, American Board of Family Medicine - August 2003 to present. Former Memberships - American College of Sports Medicine, American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, American Academy of Family Physicians, Divers Alert Network

Scott J. Taylor, CDP Accident Reconstruction and Animations

South Carolina, South Carolina
Accident Reconstruction, Products Liability - Truck, Vehicle, Animations, Night Lighting, Crime Scene Reconstructions, Whiplash, Product Liability, Pedestrians, Motorcycle, Fork lift , Crane, Dart Out Accident, Slip and Fall, Fires Simulations, Explosion, Rain, Fog, Snow, Train, Crane, Lift, Vault, medical malpractice, Patent, Sun glare
PLEASE EMAIL [email protected] with your phone number, to receive a call to discuss your case. 1. 96% of Scott's cases settled favorably for his hiring attorneys, of 230 animated cases in a 2010 study. 87% were before trial (if finished 1 month before trial), and 9% in trial 2- His animations provide the opposing attorney a quick view of the Accident Reconstructions the jury will see, justifying earlier settlement requests, for more equitable amounts, and before trials. A Bar Study stated "The combination of verbal and visual delivery is remembered six times as effectively as verbal" 3. He was the pioneer who wrote the admissibility paper suggesting American Judge's qualifying animations questions, based on 12 Law books of "Federal Evidence Rules" precedents, for Attorney Kendall Few, Greenville, SC, to present live to the National Institute For Trial Advocacy (NITA) meeting in Keystone, Colorado. This enabled first animations jury viewing nationwide. Kendall was ...

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

Anthony Muffoletto, MD

Houston, Texas
Spine Surgery & Spine Care - Back and Neck Injury, Whiplash,Sciatica, Worker's Comp injury, MVA, Herniated Disc, Post-laminectomy Syndrome, Failed Back Syndrome, Post-Surgical Complications, Cauda Equina Syndrome, Spinal Cord Injury, Fracture; Dislocation, Radiculopathy, Discitis, Spondylitis, Epidural Abscess
Active Consultant to Texas Board of Medical Examiners. Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. Fellow American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Fellowship trained Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon. Former Tenure-Track Faculty Physician at Univ. of Texas Medical Branch