Mikiko Murakami, DO Expert Witness
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties:

Pain Management - Medicine and Physical Medicine & Rehab

Specialty Focus:

Spinal cord injury, Low back pain, Neck pain, Shoulder rotator cuff, Knee, Hip, Fracture, Amputation, Arthritis, Laceration, Headache, Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), Motor Vehicle Accident, Construction Accident, Crush Injury, Medical Malpractice, Forklift, Cumulative trauma

Education:

DO, Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine (Vallejo, CA); PM&R Residency, Mount Sinai Hospital (NY, NY); Pain Medicine Fellowship, UCSD (San Diego, CA); Preliminary Internship, Alameda County Medical Center (Oakland, CA)

Years in Practice:

9+

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs:

8+

Additional Information

Dr. Mikiko Murakami is double-board certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Pain Medicine. Her current practice includes: * Working in private practice * Serving as an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine * Performing Qualified Medical Examinations (QMEs) for the Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) Her publications and lecture topics include neuromodulation (spinal cord stimulator), acupuncture, complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), musculoskeletal pain, acupuncture, regenerative medicine and integrative medicine. Dr. Murakami has served many attorneys and claimants in cases involving: * Falls * Motor vehicle accidents * Construction accidents * Premises liability * Ladder accidents * Forklift accidents * Cumulative trauma * Product liability * Abuse * Crush Injuries Dr. Murakami has also served claimants who have suffered conditions such as: * Spinal cord injuries * Spinal cord stimulator failures * Low back injuries * Neck injuries * Shoulder injuries * Rotator cuff tears * Knee injuries * Hip injuries * Fractures * Amputations * Degenerative arthritis * Lacerations * Headaches * Traumatic brain injuries * Head injuries * Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) * Depression * Insomnia * Memory loss * Medical Malpractice In her private practice located in the Bay Area of California, Dr. Murakami uses an integrative approach to rehabilitating pain, which includes spine injections, joint injections, nerve blocks, spinal cord stimulator trials/implants, regenerative medicine, osteopathy and acupuncture.