Venerando I Batas, MD, FAAPMR Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

Contact Information

  • Company: Rehabilitation and Electrodiagnostics, PA
  • Phone: 813 228 7696
  • Fax: 813 228 0677
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Physical Medicine & Rehab and Pain Management - Medicine

Specialty Focus: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Spinal Cord Injury, Stroke Injury, Electrodiagnostics, Traumatic Brain Injury, Spasticity,Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (RSD); CARF Surveyor

Education: MD, University of the Philippines

Years in Practice: 35

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: 20+

Additional Information

Venerando (Bernie) Batas, MD is a practicing physician and president of the Board of Directors of Rehabilitation and Electrodiagnostics, a single specialty, multi physician group with three locations in Tampa, Florida. Dr. Batas earned his medical degree at the University of the Philippines in Manila and completed a residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Baylor College of Medicine, serving as Chief Resident in his senior year. He holds two board certifications- in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Pain Medicine. Dr. Batas has served as the Medical Director of Rehabilitation at Tampa General Hospital since 1993, has been a CARF program surveyor since 1997, and a Program Surveyor for the State of Florida Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Program since 1999. He is active in numerous professional organizations, and is the past president of both the Florida Society of PM&R and the Southeast Chapter of the University of the Philippines Medical School Alumni Association. He is frequent speaker at local, national and international meetings.