Brain Injury Medicine Expert Witnesses

The SEAK Expert Witness Directory contains a comprehensive list of brain injury medicine expert witnesses who testify, consult and provide litigation support on brain injury medicine and related issues. Brain injury medicine expert witnesses and consultants on this page may form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, and provide expert witness testimony at deposition and trial. The issues and subjects these brain injury medicine expert witnesses testify regarding may include: Traumatic Brain Injury, Concussion, Brain Injury, Tbi, PTSD, Stroke, Brain Injury Medicine, Dementia, Disability, Pain Management, Personal Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Testamentary Capacity, Back Pain, and Catastrophic Injury.

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Ilan J Danan, MD, MSc Cedars Sinai Kerlan Jobe Institute

Los Angeles, California
Brain Injury Medicine, Pain Management - Medicine
Ilan J. Danan, M.D, M.Sc. is a Sports Neurologist and Interventional Pain Management Physician specializing in the management and treatment of sports-related neurological injury and complications. He specializes in the treatment of spine and musculoskeletal pain using minimally invasive techniques. Dr. Danan is one of only a few hundred Adult Neurologists in the nation to be double-certified in both Neurology and Brain Injury Medicine. Dr. Danan began his studies at Rutgers University — The State University of New Jersey. He then went on to obtain his Master of Science degree in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, before attending medical school at St. George's University. He completed his Neurology residency training at New York Medical College, where he served as Chief Resident in his final year of training. He went on to fellowship training, serving as the Sports Neurology fellow at Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic in 2015. Dr. Danan ...

Judy Ho, Ph. D., ABPP, ABPdN, CFMHE

Manhattan Beach, California
Neuropsychology, Forensic Psychology - Medical Legal Evaluations, Developmental Disability, Brain Injury Medicine
Dr. Judy Ho, Ph. D., ABPP, ABPdN, and CFMHE is a triple-board certified clinical and forensic neuropsychologist, a tenured Associate Professor at Pepperdine University, a clinical researcher and published author. She conducts neuropsychological, forensic, independent medical evaluations and provides expert testimony regarding her psychological testing methods, results, and conclusions for both civil and criminal proceedings. She often works on 1) personal injury (including psychological/emotional injury and traumatic brain injury claims), 2) fitness for duty evaluations, 3) employment/discrimination/wrongful termination cases, 4) sexual assault, harrassment, and trauma cases, 5) professional licensing disputes, and 6) assessment of competency to testify, risk assessment, and psychological state/functioning at time of criminal offense. Dr. Judy Ho is a member of the National Academy of Neuropsychology, the International Neuropsychological Society, Division 40 (Society of Clinical N...

Jennifer Tsoi Keihner, MD, CLCP JTKMD, Inc

Long Beach, California
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Brain Injury Medicine - Disability evaluation, impairment evaluation, Life Care Plan, rehabilitation, brain injury, neck pain, back pain, Spinal Cord Injury, stroke, degenerative joint disease, radiculopathy, limb amputation, musculoskeletal injury, spasticity.
Dr. Keihner is a Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation physician who has been in active full-time clinical practice for over 10 years. She is double board certified in Brain Injury Medicine and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. She is a Certified Life Care Planner, and a Diplomate of the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. As a current staff physician at a busy tertiary care medical facility for U.S. Veterans, Dr. Keihner serves patients in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Dr. Keihner also has daily teaching and supervisory responsibilities as part of her faculty appointment at the University of California, Irvine Dept of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Dr. Keihner has extensive clinical experience in the areas of physical medicine, medical and neurological rehabilitation, disability, life care planning, brain injury, stroke, spinal cord injury, musculoskeletal medicine, and amputee care.

Ana Kukulj

San Diego, California
Critical Care Medicine, Brain Injury Medicine - Nurse, Nurse practitioner, Neurology, Neurocritical care, Neuro pathophysiology, Palliative and Hospice care, Organ Donation, Postoperative Acute care (PACU), Medical Management, Pain management, Delirium, Acute/chronic Stroke care, Seizures, Infection control, Sepsis, Medical Billing, ACLS
I am a California Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner with 18 years of experience in critical care medicine. During my professional career I have experience in neurologic/surgical/trauma intensive care units (ICU) and postoperative anesthesia care units (PACU). My ICU experience has fine-tuned the ability to connect with families/patients/medical personnel and has optimized my critical thinking and decision-making process under stressful and chaotic circumstances. I also have 8 years of experience as an organ procurement coordinator, during which time I've had the privilege of presenting at national level conventions and community events. My audience included doctors, nurses, college students and general interested parties. The past 7 years I have practiced as a Nurse Practitioner (NP) in the ICU. We are the only Comprehensive Stroke Certified hospital in our county providing world renown care to patients with neurologic and cardiovascular illnesses. This experience has le...

Vik Mehta

Newport Beach, California
Neurological Surgery, Brain Injury Medicine - Spine surgery, traumatic brain injury, spinal trauma, concussion, TBI, brain surgery, neurosurgeon, brain surgeon, spine surgeon

Mohan Nair, M.D. Nair & Associates

Long Beach, California
Neuropsychiatry, Brain Injury Medicine - Traumatic Brain Injury, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Pain Management, Chronic Pain, Neuropsychiatric Assessment, Neuropsychology, Neuropsychological Testing, Forensic Psychiatry, Neurotoxicology, Addiction Medicine, Standard of Care, Medical Malpractice, Psychiatric Malpractice, School District
Dr. Nair brings his extensive training, clinical experience, and formal board certifications to provide you an in-depth and nuanced medico-legal analysis of cases for adults, adolescents, and children involving psychiatric and neuropsychiatric factors. Trained at the University of California (Irvine) and Harvard, Dr. Nair is board certified by the American Board of Medical Specialties in Brain Injury Medicine, Psychiatry, Child Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry, and Addiction Medicine. Additionally, he is board-certified in Pain Medicine, Psychopharmacology, and Behavioral Neurology/Neuropsychiatry. Dr. Nair is an expert in psychiatric civil litigation, both independent suits, and Class Action, involving: TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURIES - Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI) and Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries (mTBI) - Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) - Chronic Pain - Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) - Concussions - Neurological Imaging - Neurological Rehabilitation - Addiction Medicin...

Jeff Victoroff, M.D. University of Southern California

Rancho Palos Verdes, California
Brain Injury Medicine, Neurology - Psychiatry, Neuropsychiatry, traumatic brain injury, brain injury, concussion, stroke, epilepsy, PTSD, dementia, competency to stand trial, testamentary capacity, criminal, homicide
Dr. Victoroff is a Harvard trained, triple board certified neurologist, neuropsychiatrist, and psychiatrist. He serves as Associate Professor of Neurology and Psychiatry at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California. He is the author of many peer-reviewed scientific articles, and the principal author and editor of Concussion and Traumatic Encephalopathy (Cambridge University Press, 2019). He was selected by the Surgeon General to be one of the founding neurologists of the NFL Neurologic Care Program. Dr. Victoroff has served as an expert witness for 25 years, testifying in 45 depositions and 19 trials. He has been qualified by Municipal, State, and Federal courts to testify in all aspects of neurology and psychiatry. His subspecialty expertise is in traumatic brain injury, although he has also testified in cases of dementia, stroke, epilepsy, neurorehabilitation, PTSD, aggression and violence, testamentary capacity, competence to stand trial, undue in...

Roshni N. Patel, MD Ctr of Excellence in Pain & Regenerative Medicine

Farmington, Connecticut
Pain Management - Medicine, Brain Injury Medicine - Pain Management, Medication Management, Traumatic Brain Injury, disability review, Concussion, Chronic Pain, Back Pain, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Nerve Pain, Peripheral Neuropathy, Neck Pain, IME, Independent medical examiner, medical review, chart, Interventional Pain Procedures
Quadruple board certified in Pain Medicine, Headache Medicine, Brain Injury and Neurology. Assistant Clinical Professor Quinnipiac University, Frank H. Netter, School of Medicine. Neurology Residency At University of Connecticut. Pain Medicine Fellowship at New York University- NYU Dept of Anesthesia. Experience in Worker's Compensation Cases, Disability Impairment Ratings, Records Review, Personal Injury Cases, Short Term and Long Term Disability Claim Reviews, Medical Necessity Determinations, and Independent Medical Examinations and board certified by the American Board of Independent Medical Examiners (ABIME). Pain Expertise in the areas which include: Interventional Pain procedures, Chronic Pain, opioid and non-opioid Medication Management, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome/Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (CRPS/RSD), Spinal Pain, Neck injuries, Back injuries, Herniated disc, Sciatica, Radiculopathy, Joint injuries, Nerve injuries, Soft tissue injuries, Causation of injuries, Epi...

Adam S. DiDio, M.D.

Brain Injury Medicine, Clinical Neurophysiology - Concussion, Postconcussion Syndrome, Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI), Closed head injury, Cognitive impairment, Neurocognitive testing, Neuropsychological review, MRI interpretation, Videonystagmogram (VNG), Neuropathy, Nerve Conductions & Electromyography (NCV/EMG), Radiculopathy, Nerve injury
I am a practicing neurologist, sub-specializing in Concussion/mild Traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI) and Neurophysiology/Neuromuscular diseases. I earned my medical degree (M.D.) at the SUNY Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse, New York, and then went on to complete my residency in Neurology at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City. During residency, I was elected to serve as Chief Resident. Following residency, I completed a fellowship in Neurophysiology and Neuromuscular diseases, also at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City. I began private practice in 2006, in St. Petersburg, Florida. In addition to my private practice and multiple hospital affiliations, I served a two-year stint as the Chief of Medicine at the Bayfront Medical Center, a major level 2 Trauma center. I was the co-director of a multidisciplinary Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) clinic from 2007 – 2013. Starting in September 2009, I was elected to be the Southeast Examining Neurologist for th...

Jonathan D Gross, Psy.D. Behavioral Health of North Florida

Neuropsychology, Brain Injury Medicine - Brain Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury, TBI, Neuropsychology, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, PTSD, Fitness for Duty Evaluation, Malingering, Competency to Stand Trial, Psychology, Sexual Abuse, Military Mental Health, Developmental Disorder, Disability, Intellectual Impairment, Autism
Dr. Jonathan Gross is a fellowship-trained neuropsychologist and licensed psychologist with extensive experience in the fields of neuropsychology, neuropsychological rehabilitation, and psychological assessment. He has trained at various centers of excellence including Emory University, the Mount Sinai Medical Center, and Brooks Rehabilitation Hospital. Dr. Gross holds expertise in the evaluation of traumatic brain injury and other neuromedical conditions including dementia, stroke, and developmental disorders (such as Autism Spectrum Disorder and intellectual impairment). His clinical work is largely devoted to serving US Veterans through the VA community provider system where he evaluates and treats veterans for traumatic brain injury, dementia, posttraumatic stress disorder, and associated conditions. Dr. Gross employs a comprehensive and in-depth approach to assessment which allows him to identify a diverse range of factors that contribute to symptoms including effects of brain ...

Maria R Hubbard, MD, FAAN Memory and Attention Research Institute of America

Key Biscayne, Florida
Neurology, Brain Injury Medicine - Brain Injury, Memory, Dementia
Board Certified Neurology and Brain Injury Medicine, ABPN Certified American Society NeuroRehabilitation, ASNR Fellow “FAAN” American Academy Neurology

John L Merritt, MD, FACP RehabMed South / NeuroRehab One

Tampa, Florida
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Brain Injury Medicine - Life Care Plans, Brain Injury, Spinal Cord, Catastrophic Injury
An active practicing physician and researcher, Emeritus Professor of Neurology and Medicine at the University of South Florida, Tampa. Board Certified in Internal Medicine, in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, in Brain Injury Medicine, and in Spinal Cord Medicine. Has served as an expert witness for over 25 years in complex, challenging, high award/value cases for spinal cord injury, brain injury, catastrophic injuries, for plaintiff and defense. Experienced in developing, writing, and reviewing Life Care Plans. 45 years clinical experience includes: Professor at the Mayo Clinic, at University of California-Irvine, at Marquette University, at Medical College of Wisconsin, and at University of South Florida. Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Spinal Cord Medicine, & in Brain Injury Medicine. Physician, teacher, researcher, & medical expert witness. Over 25 years experience as an expert witness in complex, high profile cases for spinal cord in...

Bernhard Zünkeler, MD Bernhard Zunkeler, M.D., P.A.

Towson, Maryland
Neurological Surgery, Brain Injury Medicine - neurosurgery, spine, trauma, head injury, brain injury, spinal cord injury, neurological disability, future clinical needs, future cost
I am a board-certified neurosurgeon in clinical practice in Baltimore, Maryland. For the past 25+ years, in addition to my clinical practice, I have assisted clients in the fields of insurance, law, and government with analyzing and understanding complex clinical cases. Based on the facts of a case, I will provide clients additional insights regarding pre-existing medical conditions, the necessity and appropriateness of medical care, causation, the reasonableness of prior healthcare charges, the need for, and estimated cost of, future medical care, the expected endpoint of treatment (i.e. MMI), the rating of impairment based on national Guides, as well as the standard of care. Please refer to my two websites for additional details regarding my neurosurgical practice: (medicolegal site) (clinical site)

Roger K Pitman, MD

West Newbury, Massachusetts
Forensic Psychiatry, Brain Injury Medicine - posttraumatic stress disorder, PTSD, psychological trauma, traumatic brain injury, TBI, brain damage, brain injury medicine, abuse, tort, workers compensation, damages, disability
Dr. Pitman has been practicing psychiatry for 53 years. He is Certified in Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry, and Brain Injury Medicine by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He is Professor of Psychiatry, previously full-time, currently part-time, at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital. He is an internationally recognized researcher, teacher, and clinician in post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). He has nearly 300 peer-reviewed publications in the medical and clinical psychology literature. He is a Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and a recipient of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies' Award for Outstanding Scientific Achievement and its Lifetime Achievement Award. In addition to Dr. Pitman's activity in academic psychiatry, he has a selective private practice in forensic psychiatry, specializing in PTSD, traumatic brain injury, and mental damages. He does not accept malpractice liability cases (e...

Brian Woodruff, MD

East Grand Rapids, Michigan
Pediatric Neurology, Brain Injury Medicine - Child Neurology, Hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy, HIE, cerebral palsy, stroke, hypoxic brain injury, seizures, life expectancy, medical necessity, timing of injury, perinatal/birth asphyxia, concussions, headaches, intracranial hemorrhage, epilepsy, head trauma, developmental delay
Board-certified pediatric neurologist in active clinical practice. Michigan and Wisconsin trained. Award-winning teacher. Michigan State University – College of Human Medicine school faculty. Extensive expert witness experience – testified in over 100 cases.

Steven D Lockman, MD Minnesota Neurorehabilitation Institute

Plymouth, Minnesota
Brain Injury Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehab - Concussion, Traumatic Brain Injury, TBI, Mild TBI, mTBI, Stroke, Neurorehabilitation, Sports Injury, Anoxic Brain Injury, HIE, Post-Concussion Syndrome, PCS, Nerve Injury, Acute Rehabilitation, Electrodiagnostic Medicine, Life Care Planning, Independent Medical Examinations, IMEs, Whiplash, MVA
Award-winning brain injury medicine physician in active clinical practice. Triple board certified in Brain Injury Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Electrodiagnostic Medicine. Certified Life Care Planner. Former Chief of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Hennepin County Medical Center. 20+ Years of University medical school teaching experience. Experienced Expert Witness & Independent Medical Examiner.

Katherine D. Travnicek, MD Pain Institute of Nevada

Las Vegas, Nevada
Pain Management - Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehab - Interventional Pain Management, Pain Medicine, Physiatry, PM&R, Brain Injury Medicine
Katherine D. Travnicek MD, FIPP is triple board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Pain Medicine and Brain Injury Medicine by the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS). Dr. Travnicek is an expert in the treatment of spine, nerve, musculoskeletal disorders and traumatic brain injuries. She is a member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AAPMR), Society of Injection Specialists (SIS), North American Spine Society (NASS), American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP), World Institute of Pain (WIP), and American Society of Pain & Neuroscience (ASPN) as well as serving on boards and in volunteer roles for some of these societies. She completed a PM&R residency at the prestigious The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland. After being in private practice for 2 years in Green Bay, Wisconsin she went back into training and completed a Pain Medicine fellowship at the prestigious Cleveland Clinic where she serve...

Brenda Eagan-Johnson, EdD Brain Injury Neurodevelopmental Consulting, LLC

New Castle, Pennsylvania
Education & Schools, Brain Injury Medicine - Pediatric brain injury, personal injury, acquired brain injury, TBI, concussion, traumatic brain injury, school concussion policy, MVA, carbon monoxide, lead poisoning, near drowning, development, brain, school, education, transition, child, teenage, young adult, college, academic, special education
Dr. Brenda Eagan-Johnson is highly specialized in a niche area of education & transition following pediatric child, teen, & young adult brain injury. She received her Doctorate from Johns Hopkins University specializing in Mind, Brain, & Teaching (educational neuroscience). Dr. Eagan-Johnson investigates brain injury from a functional neurodevelopmental & clinical perspective, looking at cognitive, behavioral, socio-emotional, & learning skills by examining a student’s home, school, & community activities of daily living following all severities of pediatric brain injury. Additionally, she excels in the field of return to school concussion management policies and procedures. School-based pre- & post-brain injury investigation is a nuanced area that requires expert interpretation. Dr. Eagan-Johnson identifies if & to what extent a brain injury has impacted learning & behavior. Brain injury can affect skills that have not yet matured, depending on areas of the brain that were damage...

Dale E Panzer, MD Dale Panzer MD Forensic Psychiatry

Gladwyne, Pennsylvania
Psychiatry, Brain Injury Medicine - TBI, concussion, mild TBI, infection, hypoxia, brain bleeds, delirium, dementia, testamentary capacity, undue influence, personal injury, PTSD, and malingering.
With dual Board Certification in Psychiatry and Brain Injury Medicine from the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Dr Panzer is amongst a select group of experienced forensic experts. He is further distinguished by completing residency training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and fulfilling the intensive psychological training requirements for Active Membership in the American Psychoanalytic Association. For the past 13 years, Dr. Panzer has performed psychiatric consultation and treatment at a highly regarded regional brain injury medicine program. He has extensive treatment and evaluation experience with TBI and concussion patients and recently co-founded a concussion research collaboration with a local university functional imaging center (PET/SPEC/DTI MRI). His testimony experience includes TBI, concussion, mild TBI, infection, hypoxia, brain bleeds, PTSD, spinal cord injury, malingering, cognitive capacity, testamentary capacity and undue influence. He is Cli...

Sravani VA Mehta, MD Brain & Stroke Care

Franklin, Tennessee
Brain Injury Medicine, Life Care Planning - Traumatic Brain Injury, Head Injury, Repetitive, Aging, Chronic Encephalopathy, Life Care Plan, Expert Witness, Testimony
Dr. Sravani Mehta is a medical doctor specializing in the field of physical medicine & rehabilitation also known as a physiatrist -- a nerve, muscle and bone expert who treats injuries or illnesses that affect how you function. She helps patients to recuperate from injury or disease to enjoy a higher quality of life. Dr. Mehta practices as a PM&R specialist in Nashville, TN. She is board certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation(ABPMR) in PM&R and Brain Injury Medicine. Dr. Mehta completed her specialty training in State University of New York Upstate Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation in Syracuse, New York. Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R), is a medical specialty that primarily uses physical methods to help in diagnosis, healing, and rehabilitation. PM&R physicians specialize in the diagnosis and management of patients with chronic illness (e.g., stroke) or injury (e.g., concussion, aneurysmal rupture), acute and chronic pain...

Sanjay Adhia, MD, MRO Sanjay Adhia MD Professional Association

Sugar Land , Texas
Psychiatry, Brain Injury Medicine - malpractice, Personal Injury, Disability, PTSD, Traumatic Brain Injury, testamentary capacity, competency, will contest, undue influence, NGRI, correctional, rape, Fitness for Duty, Neuropsychiatry, standard of care, suicide, IME, record review, DUI, DWI, workman's compensation, jail, prison,
Dr. Adhia is triple-Board-Certified in Forensic Psychiatry, Brain Injury Medicine (BIM), and Psychiatry headquartered in the Houston, testifying nationally. He is one of a few Forensic Psychiatrists who are Board-Certified in BIM. In addition to forensic/expert witness practice, he works in a renowned neuro-rehabilitation center where his focus is treating the neuropsychiatric sequelae of brain injury, concussions, stroke, and spinal cord injury. Dr. Adhia's forensic practice focuses on the psychiatric impact of personal injury, abuse, competency, testamentary capacity, toxic torts (chemical exposure, oil spill), violence, and complicating mental illness. Previously he served as Medical Director of private Clinic. He has treated Death Row and Ad-Seg patients in correctional facilities. He has extensive expertise in psychopharmacology. Dr. Adhia is a certified Medical Review Officer (MRO). He has expertise in alcohol and drug testing. He is experienced in the treatment and impac...

Wendy E Goodwin, MD

Dallas, Texas
Pediatric Physical Medicine & Rehab, Brain Injury Medicine - Traumatic Brain Injury, Concussion, Spinal Cord Injury, Catastrophic Injury, Future Educational/Vocational Potential, Childhood Disability, Neuro-Rehabilitation, Shaken Baby, Multiple Trauma, Cerebral Palsy, Quality of Life, Impact on Caregiver, Cognitive Impairment, School Accommodations
Wendy E. Goodwin, MD, is one of less than 50 physicians in the country who are board certified in Brain Injury Medicine, Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine and (adult) Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. She has an academic background as an assistant clinical professor at UT Southwestern / Children’s Medical Center where she worked daily with children suffering from a range of long-term neurological disorders like cerebral palsy to acute neurological conditions like stroke and multi-trauma. She has worked a large portion of her time in the ICU, caring for severely injured and comatose patients such as battered babies, drowning victims and car wreck victims. What is uncommon about Dr. Goodwin is the breadth of her experience. On a daily basis she has cared for patients along a range of age (from newborn into college), caring for patient's injury along a long course of time (from ICU until many years later through the child's development), and treating the full spectrum of Traumat...
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