Stephen C. Saris, MD Expert Witness

Contact Information

  • Company: Brigham & Women’s Department of Neurosurgery
  • Phone: (401) 453-3545 x 11
  • Cell: (401) 378-2921
  • Fax: (401) 453-3533
  • Website: www.Neurosurgery-Associates.com
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Neurological Surgery and Spine Surgery & Spine Care

Specialty Focus: 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

Education: Fellowship, Harvard; Residency, Duke; MD, Boston University; BS, Boston University

Years in Practice: 30+

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: > 100


Additional Information

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.