David A. Fetter, MD, FAAOS, FIAIME, CEDIR Expert Witness

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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Orthopedic Surgery and Medical Legal Evaluations

Specialty Focus: Causation Complex Orthopedic Cases, Medical File Review, Contributor Lower Extremity AMA Guides Causation of Disease and Injury, Second Edition, 2014, Faculty American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, International Academy of Independent Medical Evaluators, 40+ years Experience, Active Practice

Education: BA, Cum Laude, West Virginia University; M.D., Emory University Medical School; Residency - Orthopedic Surgery, Albany Medical Center, Albany, New York; Total Joint Orthopedic Surgery Fellowship, Harvard University, Boston, MA

Years in Practice: 40+

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: 30+


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CERTIFICATIONS: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Certification in Evaluation of Disability and Impairment Rating, International Academy of Independent Medical Evaluators, (formerly American Academy of Disability Evaluating Physicians). QUALIFICATIONS: Fellow American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, and International Academy of Independent Medical Evaluators, Member American Medical Association, Mid-American Orthopaedic Society, Illinois Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Illinois State Medical Society, Lake County Medical Society (President 1996), Maricopa County Medical Society, Illinois License #036-057645, Wisconsin License #38694, Arizona License #28612, Orthopedic Consultant to the City of Chicago, and U.S. Department of Justice, CAUSATION of Complex Orthopedic Cases, 40+ years of Experience, Actively Practicing Orthopedic Surgeon.