David M McKalip, MD Expert Witness
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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Neurological Surgery and Spine Surgery & Spine Care

Specialty Focus:

surgeon, neurosurgeon, surgery, spine, neck, brain, injury, IME, CME, review, trial, travel, Atlanta, neurological surgeon, georgia


M.D., University of South Florida School of Medicine; B.S. Biology, Cum Laude, University of South Florida

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Additional Information

A Board-certified neurological surgeon with over 24 years of clinical practice, Dr. McKalip has extensive experience in surgical and non-surgical management of spine, peripheral nerve, and brain disorders. Dr. McKalip takes a very conservative approach to surgery and finds non-surgical options generally provide the lowest cost and greatest benefit to patients. He prefers to reserve advanced surgical therapies for cases in which they provide clear benefit to the patient. His surgical results have been excellent, with minimal complications, and his professional liability profile is favorable. Dr. McKalip has been trained in medical and legal records review and independent medical evaluation by SEAK, Inc. He has expensive experience in Workers Compensation evaluations of patients who present after personal injury incidents. He served on the Quality Improvement Workgroup of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and on the Board of the Florida Medical Association and has served as President of the Florida Neurosurgical Society. He is currently an active member of the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons, the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, and the Congress of Neurological Surgery. Dr. McKalip offers a detailed and comprehensive evaluation of medical records, independent medical evaluations, and subsequent deposition and trial testimony work. His turnaround is quick and his fees are reasonable. He has developed good working relationships with attorneys and insurance companies who have requested his expert services. For more information about Dr. McKalip’s professional medico-legal and independent medical evaluation services, please email his assistant Ann McKalip at [email protected].