Cyrus Kao, MD, LCP-C Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae


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  • Additional States: California, Florida, New Jersey, New York, and Texas
  • Company: Rehabilitation Consultants LLC
  • Phone: ‪(732) 630-0581‬

Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Life Care Planning and Pain Management - Medicine

Keywords/Search Terms:

Physician Certified Life Care Planner (LCP-C), Life Care Plans, Catastrophic injury, Non-catastrophic injury, Board certified in Pain Medicine, Chronic Pain, Personal Injury, Defense and Plaintiff, Expert Witness, Auto Injury, Objective IMEs Contact via email [email protected]


Bachelor of Science (BS), Integrative Biology; Bachelor of Arts (BA), Public Health, University of California - Berkeley; Doctor of Medicine (MD), Georgetown University

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Additional Information

Dr. Cyrus Kao is a highly experienced, board-certified physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R) and pain medicine physician with a focus on impairments and disabilities resulting from sports injuries, MVA, catastrophic injuries, chronic pain, and arthritis. He is proficient in electromyography/nerve conduction studies (EMG/NCS) and certified to perform minimally invasive lumbar decompression (mild) procedures for lumbar spinal stenosis with neurogenic claudication. He is also proficient in ultrasound (US)-guided injections, trigger point injections, and botulinum toxin injections. Dr. Kao is board-certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (ABPM&R) and the ABPM&R Pain Medicine. He has active unrestricted medical licenses in multiple states, including NJ, HI, FL, NV, AL, CA, NY, VT, TN, GA, MN, CT, LA, IL, WV, OH, TX, MI, MS, CO, and PA. He is also certified by the New York Worker’s Compensation Board and the Colorado Worker’s Compensation Board for medical-legal consultation purposes. Dr. Kao is a certified life care planner (LCP-C) and is proficient in performing medical/legal consultations for personal injury/WC cases. He is currently the medical director of Rehabilitation Consultants LLC, serving the community at various skilled nursing facilities and performing interventional minimally invasive lumbar decompression procedures for appropriate candidates with lumbar spinal stenosis with neurogenic claudication. Dr. Kao has completed several research projects and has published numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals. He has also been invited to give lectures and oral presentations at various conferences. He is a member of the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, North American Spine Society, American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (AAPM&R), Association of Academic Physiatrists (AAP), New York Society of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (NYSPM&R). Available in bases of NY/NJ/CT, TN, CA, FL and nationally - flexible with travel to perform Life Care Planning Cases. Best way to contact via email [email protected] or business cell text at ‪(732) 630-0581‬.