Work Injury Expert Witnesses

Work 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 work injury. The work injury expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Hand Surgery, Occupational Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery, Pain Management - Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehab, Physical Therapy, and Psychiatry.

Navin Mallavaram, MD The Spine & Pain Center of California

Pleasanton, California
Pain Management - Medicine - Spine Injections, Epidural Steroid Injections, Facet Joint Injections, Radiofrequency Ablation, Cervical Spine Injury, Lumbar Spine Injury, Opiates, Personal Injury, Work Injury, Chronic Pain
Dr. Navin Mallavaram is an Interventional Pain Management specialist. He Board Certified in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine. Dr. Mallavaram specializes in treating spinal pain, ranging from work accidents, personal injuries, sports injuries, and degenerative conditions. His extensive training also allows him to treat a wide spectrum of painful disorders. He routinely serves as a primary treating physician or specialty consultant for injured workers and motor vehicle accident occupants. He has also been called on to treat NFL (National Football League) and NHL (National Hockey League) players, former and current. He currently serves as the Medical Director for The Spine & Pain Center of California and Summit Surgery Center, specialty consultant for Concentra Occupational Health, and Expert Reviewer for the Medical Board of California. He has trial testimony experience, and has been deposed numerous times.

Edward L. Spencer, M.D.

Beverly Hills, California
Psychiatry - Disability, IME, Personality Disorders, Depression, Anxiety, PTSD, Work injury, causation, medical board, standard of care
I am a UCLA-trained general adult psychiatrist with experience in the pharmacological and psychotherapeutic treating all types of psychiatric illnesses. I have a special clinical interest and additional training in personality disorders. I am familiar with the detailed assessment of these conditions and their interplay with other psychiatric disorders, as well as contemporary psychotherapeutic treatment methods of these conditions. I have extensive experience conducting independent medical evaluations of injured workers in California. I am available to conduct file reviews and have experience in utilization review in the Worker's Compensation and commercial insurance environments. I have also served as an expert reviewer for the Medical Board of California on questions related to standards of care, and as a practice monitor for physicians on probationary status. I am currently licensed in California and Texas.

Tyson Cobb, MD

Florida
Hand Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery - Carpal Tunnel, Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Surgery, Complications, nerve compression, work injury, wrist arthritis, wrist injury, small joint arthroscopy, wrong site surgery, forensic medicine, cubital tunnel, Endoscopic cubital tunnel
Dr. Tyson Cobb, a board certified Orthopedic Surgeon is a pioneer and expert in the use of minimally invasive orthopedic surgery of the upper extremity including the hands, wrist, elbow and shoulder. Dr. Cobb obtained his Orthopedic Surgery training at the Mayo Clinic and has had over 50 abstracts accepted for presentation at national and international meetings, published over a dozen book chapters and has had approximately 50 research papers accepted for publication in peer reviewed journals. He is frequently invited to lecture at national and international meetings. Specialized areas of expertise include Shoulder Arthroscopy, Cubital tunnel surgery, Carpal tunnel surgery, nerve compression, wrist arthritis, small joint arthroscopy, elbow surgery and workplace injury. Dr. Cobb is the immediate past President of the International wrist arthroscopy society, formally known as the European Wrist Arthroscopy Society. He is an instructor of surgeons at courses and labs around the worl...

Tyson Cobb, MD

Illinois
Hand Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery - Carpal Tunnel, Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Surgery, Complications, nerve compression, work injury, wrist arthritis, wrist injury, small joint arthroscopy, wrong site surgery, forensic medicine, cubital tunnel, Endoscopic cubital tunnel
Dr. Tyson Cobb, a board certified Orthopedic Surgeon is a pioneer and expert in the use of minimally invasive orthopedic surgery of the upper extremity including the hands, wrist, elbow and shoulder. Dr. Cobb obtained his Orthopedic Surgery training at the Mayo Clinic and has had over 50 abstracts accepted for presentation at national and international meetings, published over a dozen book chapters and has had approximately 50 research papers accepted for publication in peer reviewed journals. He is frequently invited to lecture at national and international meetings. Specialized areas of expertise include Shoulder Arthroscopy, Cubital tunnel surgery, Carpal tunnel surgery, nerve compression, wrist arthritis, small joint arthroscopy, elbow surgery and workplace injury. Dr. Cobb is the immediate past President of the International wrist arthroscopy society, formally known as the European Wrist Arthroscopy Society. He is an instructor of surgeons at courses and labs around the worl...

Tyson Cobb, MD

Bettendorf, Iowa
Hand Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery - Carpal Tunnel, Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Surgery, Complications, nerve compression, work injury, wrist arthritis, wrist injury, small joint arthroscopy, wrong site surgery, forensic medicine, cubital tunnel, Endoscopic cubital tunnel
Dr. Tyson Cobb, a board certified Orthopedic Surgeon is a pioneer and expert in the use of minimally invasive orthopedic surgery of the upper extremity including the hands, wrist, elbow and shoulder. Dr. Cobb obtained his Orthopedic Surgery training at the Mayo Clinic and has had over 50 abstracts accepted for presentation at national and international meetings, published over a dozen book chapters and has had approximately 50 research papers accepted for publication in peer reviewed journals. He is frequently invited to lecture at national and international meetings. Specialized areas of expertise include Shoulder Arthroscopy, Cubital tunnel surgery, Carpal tunnel surgery, nerve compression, wrist arthritis, small joint arthroscopy, elbow surgery and workplace injury. Dr. Cobb is the immediate past President of the International wrist arthroscopy society, formally known as the European Wrist Arthroscopy Society. He is an instructor of surgeons at courses and labs around the worl...

Michael B. Jacobs, MD, MPH

Potomac, Maryland
Pain Management - Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehab - Interventional, Chronic Pain, Spinal Cord Stimulator, SCS, DRG, PNS, Pain Pump, Epidural, Radiofrequency, PRP, Stem Cells, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, CRPS, Nerve Injury, Post-Operative Pain, Work Injury, Opioids, Buprenorphine, Medical Marijuana, Causation, Impairment
Dr. Jacobs is board certified in Pain Medicine, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and Occupational Medicine. He served over 20 years as a Navy physician, including roles as director of Pain Medicine at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and specialty consultant to the Navy Surgeon General and White House. He now practices as an Interventional Pain Medicine physician for and is an associate professor of anesthesiology at Georgetown University School of Medicine. Dr. Jacobs serves on the guidelines committee of the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine and is a fellow in the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Dr. Jacobs has an active clinical practice, including the management of complex chronic pain conditions, such as failed back surgery syndrome (post-laminectomy syndrome), complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), post-surgical pain (e.g hernia, joint replacement, nerve injury), and chronic joint, neck, and back pain. He perfo...

Kevin Kucko, MAPT, ATC Physical Therapy

Mooresville , North Carolina
Physical Therapy, Occupational Medicine - Physical Therapy, rehabilitation, peripheral neuropathy, TMJ, Work injury, occupational Injury, Functional Capacity Evaluation
I am licensed physical therapists with over 27 years of experience in physical rehabilitation. I have treated patients throughout my career including when serving as Director of Rehabilitation at a Regional Medical Center just north of Charlotte NC. I currently have a private practice, where I continue to treat patients’ full time. My specific areas of expertise are in Work Injuries/Ergonomics, Peripheral Neuropathy, and treatment of temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders. I have conducted research in these areas and presented throughout the United States at over 200 continuing education seminars for therapists, dentists and physicians. I have extensive experience with Functional Capacity Evaluations (FCE’s) and return to work testing. ADVANTAGES: Include a meticulous review of medical records. I see this as the largest area overlooked or inadequately reviewed in preparation for trial and depositions. For Injury and Medical Malpractice cases where physical rehabilitation is in...

Tyson Cobb, MD

Texas
Hand Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery - Carpal Tunnel, Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Surgery, Complications, nerve compression, work injury, wrist arthritis, wrist injury, small joint arthroscopy, wrong site surgery, forensic medicine, cubital tunnel, Endoscopic cubital tunnel
Dr. Tyson Cobb, a board certified Orthopedic Surgeon is a pioneer and expert in the use of minimally invasive orthopedic surgery of the upper extremity including the hands, wrist, elbow and shoulder. Dr. Cobb obtained his Orthopedic Surgery training at the Mayo Clinic and has had over 50 abstracts accepted for presentation at national and international meetings, published over a dozen book chapters and has had approximately 50 research papers accepted for publication in peer reviewed journals. He is frequently invited to lecture at national and international meetings. Specialized areas of expertise include Shoulder Arthroscopy, Cubital tunnel surgery, Carpal tunnel surgery, nerve compression, wrist arthritis, small joint arthroscopy, elbow surgery and workplace injury. Dr. Cobb is the immediate past President of the International wrist arthroscopy society, formally known as the European Wrist Arthroscopy Society. He is an instructor of surgeons at courses and labs around the worl...