Thomas Peatman, CIME, MD Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

Contact this Expert Witness

  • Additional States: Oregon
  • Phone: (510) 459-8942
  • Cell: (510) 459-8942

Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine

Keywords/Search Terms:

Hip, Knee, Shoulder, Trauma, Causation, Spine Surgery & Spine Care, Orthopedics Non Surgical, Independent Medical Examinations, IME, Life care planning, Disability evaluation, Impairment Evaluation, Medical Coding, Medical billing, Fraud, Workers’ Compensation, Motor Vehicle Accident, Patents, MVA


BA, U California Berkeley; MD, U California Irvine

Years in Practice:


Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs:


Additional Information

Board-Certified orthopedic surgeon in active clinical practice. Additional sub-specialty Certification in Sports Medicine. IME certified. Have performed over 8,000 joint replacements, hip, knee and shoulder arthroscopies and open surgeries. After developing a hand tremor, I now focus on the non-operative management of orthopedic disease and trauma. Former Team Physician for the Oakland Athletics. United States Navy veteran. I have been participating in expert witness work for 13+ years. I perform complex case reviews with or without an exam, as well as provide clarity to simpler incidents. I am timely and prioritize scheduling exams, depositions and court appearances.