Michael J Oechsel, MD Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

Contact this Expert Witness

  • Company: California Orthopedics and Spine
  • Phone: 415-726-8370
  • Cell: 415-377-8404
  • Fax: 415-464-8761
  • Website: caorthospine.com

Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Orthopedic Surgery and Orthopedics - Non-Surgical

Keywords/Search Terms:

Trauma, Injury, Fracture, Open, Closed, Extremity, Spinal, Musculoskeletal, Dislocation, Subluxation, Tear, Rupture, Sprain, Strain, Crush, Surgical, Fixation, Reduction, Arthritis, Joint, Bone, Ligament, Tendon, Disc, Laceration, Non-surgical.


MD, Georgetown University Medical School; Orthopedic Surgical Residency, University of Southern California

Years in Practice:


Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs:


Additional Information

Dr. Oechsel has actively practiced as an Orthopedic Surgeon for over 33 years as a general Orthopedist and continues to do so. He has experience with almost all aspects of this field. Dr. Oechsel can render opinions on many different Orthopedic issues. This allows him to address multiple issues, injuries and problems in any single case, if needed. He prides himself in taking on the most complex cases and understands all the Orthopedic aspects of a case. Reviews, reporting, preparation, and testimony are meticulously detailed. For over twenty years, Dr. Oechsel has performed medical-legal expert witness work including Independent Medical Examinations, Independent Medical Record Reviews, depositions, and testimony. He has participated in over 150 depositions and has testified in about 40 trials. His opinions are well respected, as he continues to be retained by both the Defense and Plaintiff bar. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery