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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Pain Management - Medicine and Anesthesiology

Keywords/Search Terms:

Pain Management, Causation, Disability, Sciatica, Epidural, Radiculopathy, Back Neck Pain, Peer review, Overdose, Personal Injury, Spinal injury, Whiplash, Slip Trip Fall, Spondylosis, Radiofrequency, Facet Injections, Spinal Cord Stimulation, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), Opiate Narcotic

Education:

Political Science, BA, UC Berkeley; Physiology, MS, Georgetown University; MD, Chicago Medical School

Years in Practice:

10

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs:

6

Additional Information

Expedited preliminary consultation upon request. Dr. Simon Dardashti is knowledgeable, prompt with communication and well-spoken in the event of a deposition. Research expertise in spinal injury. Awards include A Top Witness award in Mock Trial, Honorable Mention and Select Resident. Biography: Dr. Simon Dardashti graduated from UC Berkeley earning a Bachelor’s degree (BA) in Political Science. Dr. Dardashti went onto receive a Master’s degree (MS) from Georgetown University in 2006 and matriculated from the Chicago Medical School earning his MD degree in 2010. Dr. Dardashti completed a four-year internship/residency in Anesthesiology at the University of California, Irvine Medical Center in 2014, and a Fellowship program at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in 2015 in Interventional Spine and Pain Management. After that, he was on the faculty at UCLA for another year. Since 2016, Dr. Dardashti has been in group practice, with a large part of his current and active practice being in Pain Management, Anesthesiology and Medical Corporate Compliance. Dr. Dardashti holds active licenses in California. Board certified by the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) in both Pain Medicine and Anesthesiology. 10+ years in practice in multiple settings including: outpatient private practice and inpatient hospital practice. Medical areas of expertise include: Causation of injuries, anoxic brain injury, brain damage, hypoxia, whiplash, disability, spine injury, neck and back pain, spinal cord injury, sciatica, nerve blocks, radiculopathy neuropathy, spondylosis, spinal stenosis, chronic pain, non-surgical orthopedic care, opioid and non-opioid medication management, complex regional pain syndrome/reflex sympathetic dystrophy (CRPS/RSD), herniated disc, epidurals, radiofrequency ablation, spinal cord stimulation, fluoroscopic guidance of procedures. Experience with establishing causation of injuries, medical cost projections, depositions, disclosure statements, case review, medical necessity determinations. Medical Malpractice Case Reviews for Plaintiff & Defense Attorneys. Rated One of the Top Pain Management physicians in the Los Angeles area. Highly experienced physician with active medical practice. References can be provided upon request.