Fardad Baroumand, MD Expert Witness

Contact Information

  • Phone: (408) 785-0759
  • Cell: (408) 478-6292
  • Fax: (408) 884-3737
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Pain Management - Medicine and Physical Medicine & Rehab

Specialty Focus: Pain (spine, nerve, joint, soft tissue), Interventional pain management (epidural steroid/other injections, nerve blocks), Opioids/pain medications, Second opinion, Ineffective/failed spine/other surgeries, Complex/catastrophic cases, CRPS/RSD, Back pain (± radiculopathy), Management of chronic pain

Education: Pain Medicine Subspecialist (Chief Fellow) , University of Washington; Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Specialist , Medical College of Wisconsin; Medicine Internship, Columbia University

Years in Practice: 21

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: 10+


Additional Information

Fardad Baroumand, MD is a distinguished medical-legal evaluator, and the designated evaluator for the fields of Pain Medicine and PM&R by ExamWorks Inc. (the largest national provider of Independent Medical Evaluations). He is a prominent California State Qualified Medical Evaluator and a member of California Division of Workers Compensation expert panel. Dr. Baroumand is a double board-certified subspecialist, practicing in the fields of Pain Medicine and PM&R. He has established the reputation of "the go-to guy" for the most complex and challenging cases, both in the medical and the medical-legal sense. He is also the leading physician of complex case management programs for different carriers. Since graduation in the top 10 percentile of his medical school in 1997, Dr. Baroumand has received several awards for clinical excellence and has repeatedly been included in the list of "America's Top Physicians." He completed his subspecialty training at the University of Washington (Seattle), one of the most prominent pain medicine organizations in the US. He served as the Chief Fellow overseeing five other specialists. He has achieved a top score in California medical-legal evaluators' qualifying exam, and highest quality standards in Utilization Review. A skillful presenter and award-winning teacher, Dr. Baroumand has repeatedly presented to large audiences of attorneys, claims examiners, patients, and the public. In addition to the above keywords, Dr. Baroumand's expertise would include the following: - Disability evaluation and impairment rating - Medical-legal topics (causation, medical necessity, apportionment, work restrictions, etc.) - Work-related & personal injuries - Surgical indications for painful orthopedic conditions - Multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary treatment of pain - Complex Regional Pain Syndrome/Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (CRPS/RSD)