E. Andy Akan, MD Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

Contact this Expert Witness

  • Company: Akan Neurological Experts
  • Phone: (773) 742-3974
  • Cell: (773) 742-3974

Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Neurology and Physical Medicine & Rehab

Keywords/Search Terms:

Traumatic brain injury, TBI, concussion, intracranial hemorrhage, Alzheimer's, dementia, stroke, TPA, spinal injury, radiculopathy, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, migraine, headache, nursing home, acute rehabilitation, EMG, EEG, neuropathy, myopathy, meningitis, CNS tumors, subdural hematoma


Neurology Residency, University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center; Categorical Internal Medicine Residency, Lutheran General Hospital; Doctor of Medicine, University of Illinois at Chicago

Years in Practice:


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Additional Information

I have served as an expert in forensic neurology in over 100 medical legal cases. Board certified neurologist practicing in the hospital and outpatient setting for over 18 years. I completed a full 3 year categorical internal medicine residency prior to my neurology residency. Previously served as medical director for one of three comprehensive stroke care programs in the state of Indiana. Currently serving as medical director of neurosciences and director of quality at a stroke and rehabilitation hospital. I am an associate professor of neurology at Indiana University School of Medicine. I have 3 years experience admitting patients into acute rehabilitation and have followed patients in skilled nursing and assisted living facilities. I currently read and interpret both EEG and EMG testing. I have a 14 year history as an expert physician speaker for multiple pharmaceutical companies. I have experience testifying in both depositions and jury trial. I am available to work for plaintiff or defense counsel. I am also available to work nationally and willing to travel. I am available via cell phone (773) 742-3974 or email [email protected]. I will respond and produce all necessary legal work in a highly professional and timely fashion.