Nelhs Betancourt, MD, MPH, DABT, CHCQM, CIME Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

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  • Company: Nelhs Betancourt, M.D ., Inc.
  • Phone: 951-666-0706

Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Occupational Medicine and Toxicology

Keywords/Search Terms:

Independent Medical Examiner, IME, Internal Medicine, Lung, Cancer, Sleep Apnea, Solvents, Chemical Exposures, Mold, Workers' Compensation, Bauxite, Toxicology, Diabetes, Stroke, Rheumatological Disorders, Osteoarthritis, Pulmonary Disease, Fit-For-Duty, Chronic Pain, Gastrointestinal Issues


M.P.H. , Medical College of Wisconsin; M.D. , University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine ; M.S. , Biochemistry, University of Puerto Rico

Years in Practice:


Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs:

> 50

Additional Information

Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, American Board of Toxicology, American Board of Independent Medical Evaluators, American Board of Quality Assurance Utilization Review Physicians, Board Certified Physician Advisor, Medical Review Officer, Certified Department of Transportation Medical Examiner, and certified in the use of the AMA Guides, for impairment determinations. Dr. Betancourt has numerous years of experience performing Independent Medical Evaluations (IME) within the scope of his credentials. His in-depth knowledge of Internal Medicine, Occupational Medicine, Biochemistry and Toxicology, provide a solid framework to thoroughly investigate and determine causation and/or formulate recommendations, for return to work, FMLA issues, or long/short term disability benefits. Dr. Betancourt has performed IMEs addressing Ehlers-Danlos, heart disease (chronic and acute), diabetes with complications, pulmonary disease, gastrointestinal disease, cancer, stroke, rheumatological disorders, Obstructive Sleep Apnea, return to work (with or without limitations/restrictions), long term and short term disability, FMLA, and Fit-for-Duty evaluations.