Chiropractic Expert Witnesses

The SEAK Expert Witness Directory contains a comprehensive list of chiropractic expert witnesses who testify, consult and provide litigation support on chiropractic and related issues. Chiropractic 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 chiropractic expert witnesses testify regarding may include: Standard Of Care, Chiropractic Malpractice, Personal Injury, Stroke, Malpractice, Scope Of Practice, Causation, Disability, Failure To Diagnose, Failure To Refer, File Review, Insurance Fraud, Vertebral Artery Dissection, Whiplash, and Auto Accident.

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Steven Brown, DC Brown Chiropractic & Acupuncture, PC

Chiropractic, Acupuncturist - Chiropractic, Malpractice, Standard of Care, Causation, Scope of Practice, Professional Ethics, File Review, Failure to Diagnose, Failure to Refer, Cervical Spine Manipulation, Stroke, Vertebral Artery Dissection, Carotid Artery Dissection, Independent Medical Examination, IME, Spinal Cord Injury
Dr. Brown’s expert witness practice emphasizes cases of cervical spine manipulation, dissection, stroke, and spinal cord injury.

Rich Woolley, DC, MS, ATC, CMTPT/DN

Wasilla, Alaska
Chiropractic, Acupuncturist - Spinal Manipulation Injury, Stroke, Vertebral Artery Dissection, Disc Herniation Rib Fracture, Dry Needling Injury, Collapsed Lung, Pneumothorax, Spinal Epidural Hematoma, Nerve Injury, Infection, Abscess, Needling Implants (Shunts, Spinal Cord Stimulators, Pacemakers, Breast Implants, Etc.)
Dr. Woolley holds a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training, a Master of Science in Sports Science and Rehabilitation (Magna cum laude) and a Doctorate of Chiropractic. He is a BOC certified athletic trainer and practicing chiropractor. He is board certified in acupuncture by the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners. He is also certified in dry needling and is an assistant dry needling instructor for Myopain Seminars. His areas of focus as an expert witness include dry needling injuries and adverse reactions, as well as spinal manipulation injuries and adverse reactions.

Olivia Brown, LMT, GTS, CA BCA Professional Services, LLC

Gilbert, Arizona
Massage, Chiropractic - Professional misconduct, standard of care, scope of practice, professional ethics, file review, failure to refer, insurance fraud, improper billing, and improper documentation.
Olivia was one of the first massage therapists in the USA certified in Graston Technique in 2018. She completed training as a Graston Technique Specialist in 2021. She has knowledge of the proper technique for gua sha/scraping, cupping and medical massage therapy procedures. She is experienced in the proper technique for draping and respecting personal and sexual boundaries during the performance of massage therapy. Olivia has over 20 years of experience as a licensed massage therapist in California and Arizona, working with Physical Therapists and Doctors of Chiropractic. She has experience hiring, training, and managing a staff of up to five licensed massage therapists in a multidisciplinary office working with Chiropractic, Acupuncture, Physical Medicine and Naturopathic Medicine providers. She has first-hand knowledge of the legal requirements for massage therapists to work as a Chiropractic Assistant underneath the license of a Doctor of Chiropractic.

Steven Brown, DC Brown Chiropractic & Acupuncture, PC

Gilbert, Arizona
Chiropractic, Acupuncturist - Chiropractic, Malpractice, Standard of Care, Causation, Scope of Practice, Professional Ethics, File Review, Failure to Diagnose, Failure to Refer, Cervical Spine Manipulation, Stroke, Vertebral Artery Dissection, Carotid Artery Dissection, Independent Medical Examination, IME, Spinal Cord Injury
Dr. Brown’s expert witness practice emphasizes cases of cervical spine manipulation, dissection, stroke, and spinal cord injury.

Robert Froh, D.C. Expedient Medicolegal Services

Orangevale, California
Chiropractic - IME, malpractice, chiropractic peer review, standard of care, personal injury, chronic back injury, whiplash, sports injury, accidents, practice guidelines, chronic pain, auto accident, traumatic injury, reduced mobility, disability rating
Dr. Robert Froh, D.C., QME has been a board certified chiropractor since 2001. He earned a B.S. in Human Biology from Northwestern Health Sciences University. He began his career in Arizona where he practiced until 2006 when he transitioned to California. Dr. Froh has dedicated his career to clinical practice where he takes pride in helping his patients find pain relief and better mobility. He provides diagnosis and treatment of the spine, shoulder, elbow, knee, hands, and feet. He has experience treating injuries related to arthritis, trauma and work-related injuries. He is currently the owner and director of Dr. Froh Spine and Rehab where he treats patients in Sacramento, California. In addition, he is also a member in good standing of the International Chiropractor’s Association of California.

Paul J. Marsh, DC, QME Paul J. Marsh Chiropractic Corporation

San Diego, California
Chiropractic, Physical Therapy - Chiropractic Fraud, Standard of Care, Chiropractic Case Review, Chiropractic Malpractice, Medical Record Review, Forensic Chiropractic, Peer Review, Independent Medical Evaluation, Qualified Medical Evaluator, Regulatory Issues, Workers' Compensation, Personal Injury
WORK EXPERIENCE -  Arrowhead Evaluation Services QME, AME, IME- San Diego, Inland Empire & Los Angeles (3)  Exam Works- QME, IME-  Align Networks / One Call Care Management - Lead peer review physician for entire US  President / CFO- S.T.A.R. Centers - Physical Therapy Corporation: 2002 -2005  Private practice - Chiropractic & physical rehabilitation 1997 to present UTILZATION & PEER REVIEW –  Align Networks  Broadspire  Geico  Medical Claims Evaluators  Medical Consultants Network  Medical Evaluation Specialists  MedView  North American Consultants  USAA  EXAM WORKS PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS & ACHIEVEMENTS -  Rehabilitation Nurse Coordinators Network - Executive Board of Directors  R.I.M.S.(SD Chapter Risk Mgmt Society) –Member / volunteer  San Diego Down Town Breakfast Rotary Club - 2006 to Present  San Diego Deputy Sheriffs' Association - 2001 to Present  Concorde University - Medical Advisory Board of Directors 2001-Present  Qualified Medical Evaluat...


San Jose, California
Chiropractic, Critical Care Medicine - Rehabilitation,Preventive medicine,Disability evaluation,Pain management medicine

Richard K Skala, DC

Paradise, California
Chiropractic, Disability Evaluation - manipulation and stroke, Cervical adjustment stroke, disc injury and chiropractic adjustment, stroke, death, permanent disability and chiropractic manipulation, neck, vertebrobasilar stroke, disability
Education: Chiropractic School: Palmer College of Chiropractic Davenport, IA Doctor of Chiropractic Degree 1972 - 1976 Postgraduate: Diplomate National Board of Chiropractic Examiners 1976 California Chiropractic Association Certified Disability Evaluator Course 300 Hours 1990 California Chiropractic Association Qualified Medical Evaluator Course 300 Hours 1992 Academy of Applied Spinal Biomechanical Engineering Spinal Biomechanics Course & Fellow Exam 300 Hours 1988 University of Florida School of Medicine Spinal Musculo-Skeletal Rehabilitation Certification Gainesville, FL 200 hours & Certification Exam 1989 AMA Spinal Impairment Rater Medical Legal Consultants Association Clearwater, FL Certification 1994 AMA Impairment Rater 5th Edition Academy of Forensic Chiropractic Consultants Redondo Beach, CA 2004 Manipulation Under Anesthesia California Academy of MUA Certified MUA 2002 Neuro Electrodiagnostic Certification Program Palmer College of Chiropractic 150 H...

Theresa M Tarcha, DC

Redondo Beach, California
Chiropractic, Independent Medical Examinations - Standard of Care, Causation, Failure to Diagnose, Failure to Refer, Chiropractic Malpractice, Negligence, Stroke Caused by Spinal Manipulation, Excessive Force, Sexual Battery, Sexual Assault by Chiropractor, Criminal Case against Chiropractor
Dr. Tarcha has been in practice for 36 years. She has trial and deposition experience in Standards of Care, Causation, Wrongful Death, Excessive Force, Sexual Assault and Sexual Battery. She is a Past President of the California Chiropractic Association Los Angeles Southwest District, Past Director of the CCA, and has advanced certifications as a Qualified Medical Examiner and X-Ray Supervisor for the State of California. She continues to treat patients in private practice and conducts Independent Medical Evaluations.

Wayne M Whalen, DC, QME

Santee, California
Chiropractic, Chiropractic Neurology - Chiropractic Fraud, Standard of Care, Chiropractic Case Review, Chiropractic Malpractice, Medical Record Review, Forensic Chiropractic, Peer Review, Independent Medical Evaluation, Qualified Medical Evaluator, Regulatory Issues, Criminal Case Chiropractic, Personal Injury
Past President, California Chiropractic Association Past Chair, Council on Chiropractic Guidelines and Practice Parameters Fellow, International Academy of Chiropractic Neurology Fellow, International College of Chiropractors Qualified Medical Evaluator Reviewed hundreds of files though peer review in PI cases, continuing education provider for the California Board of Chiropractic Examiners and the Division of Workers Compensation, on topics including documentation, disability evaluation and treatment guidelines. Co-author of peer reviewed published treatment guidelines for chiropractic care of low back injuries; Expert Consultant for the Board of Examiners since 2008.

Allen C Bowling, MD, PhD NeuroHealth Institute

Englewood, Colorado
Neurology, Pharmacology - alternative medicine, chiropractic, complementary medicine, diet, dietary supplements, herbal medicine, integrative medicine, marijuana, minerals, multiple sclerosis, nutrition, pharmacology, vitamins, wellness
Allen C. Bowling, MD, PhD, is Director of the NeuroHealth Institute and is Clinical Professor of Neurology at the University of Colorado. He has devoted his career to developing evidence-based information about conventional, unconventional, and lifestyle medicine and to creating models for using this information to provide integrative neurological care of those with MS. He has more than 100 lay and professional publications (including five books), has been a principal investigator in more than 20 clinical studies, and has provided consultation or authored publications for many neurological organizations around the world, including the American Academy of Neurology, the National MS Society, and the Multiple Sclerosis International Federation (MSIF). Dr. Bowling’s general areas of expertise include neurology, multiple sclerosis, alternative medicine, cannabis, dietary supplements, herbal medicine, and pharmacology. He also has specific expertise in taking an evidence-based approach ...


Naples, Florida
Chiropractic, Physical Therapy - Malpractice, Disability, File Review, Improper Documentation, Auto Accident, Improper Billing, Complaints Against Doctor, Standards of Care, Personal Injury, Expert Witness, Insurance Fraud
Diplomate of the American Chiropractic Academy of Neurology Diplomate of the American Board of Chiropractic Consultants Diplomate of the International Board of Chiropractic Neurology Fellow of the International Board of Chiropractic Neurology Diplomate of the American Board of Disability Analysts Diplomate of the International Board of Electrodiagnosis Fellow of the International Board of Electrodiagnosis Immediate Past President of the American College of Clinical Electrodiagnosis Physical Therapist, Licenses in Indiana and Colorado Certified Medial Examiner, Department of Transportation/Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

Christopher Connelly, DC, CBIS, CIR

Stone Mountain, Georgia
Chiropractic, Long Term Care - Impairment ratings, causation, necessity of care, apportionment, billing reviews, IMEs, appropriateness of care, motion x-ray, disability, fitness for duty, ligament damage, in Georgia. Verbal or written opinions. Chiropractor, MRI, Depositions or live at trial. Will teach seminars.
Full time clinical practice since 1998. Over this time, I have treated over 25000+ trauma cases, 400,000+ patient visits and 2000+ cases as an expert for second opinions concerning impairment, disability, causation, billing reviews or independent evaluations. I have taught more than 50 seminars relating to causation, coding, mechanism of injury, patient care, MRI reading and injury diagnosis. I have served as chair for the insurance & ethics committee as well as on the board of directors for the Georgia Chiropractic Association (2014-2017).  Certified Impairment Rater, International Academy of Independent Medical Evaluators, expires 2028  Certified Brain Injury Specialists from Brain Injury Association of America # 27326 - 2020  Complete Concussion Management Inc. 40-hour concussion management course 2020  Texas Chiropractic - Certified Chiropractic Sports Medicine Specialist – CCSMS – 2018  Certified in concussion testing with Brainscope One – 2018  CDC certified in concus...

Brian J. Anseeuw, MS, DC, MD

Moline, Illinois
Neurology, Chiropractic - Whiplash, Concussion, Traumatic Brain Injury, Dementia, Stroke, Manipulation induced stroke, Work Comp, Peripheral Nerve Injury
Board Certified Medical Neurologist and Chiropractor Dr Brian J. Anseeuw is one of only a very few who holds duel degrees, a Board Certified Medical Neurologist’s who also is a Chiropractor. His 20 plus years of experience in clinical practice, and as a Neuro-Hospitalist treating thousands of stroke patients, including several Vertebral Artery Dissections (VAD) as a result of cervical manipulative therapy makes him a leading expert in this subject. Dr Anseeuw has been an expert witness in several Chiropractic malpractice cases pertaining to vertebral artery dissection from cervical manipulative therapy. Education; Palmer College of Chiropractic, Davenport, Iowa, American University of the Caribbean, School of Medicine, University of Louisville, Louisville KY, Department of Neurology, Residency in Neurology and Fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology. Certificate in Chiropractic Orthopedics from Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, Los Angeles, CA.

Tomm L Maxon, DC

Victor, New York
Chiropractic - Chiropractic malpractice, fraud, stroke, records review

Alex Frantzis, D.C., FIAMA, DACO, CICE

Chiropractic, Orthopedics - Non-Surgical
I have treated thousands of personal injury and workers compensation patients in the state of Ohio. I have post graduate training relating to injuries from motor vehicle collisions. I am board certified in Orthopedics. I am on the Ohio Workers Compensation Disability Evaluators Panel, performing IMEs and File reviews for Ohio BWC. I also see patients out of a hospital outpatient clinic and am one of only a handful of Chiropractors who practice in a large Medical Group (40+ physicians). I am licensed in both Ohio and Pennsylvania. I have provided both defense and plaintiff firms with expert reports as well as provided testimony for personal injury claims in the state of Ohio.

Michael D. Massey, DC

Athens, Tennessee
Chiropractic, Medical Coding - Insurance, Fraud, Billing, Documentation, Malpractice
Diplomate of the American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians, Certified Healthcare Quality Manager, Certified Professional Coder, Former in-house claims and policy consultant for a nationwide health insurance payer, Current subject matter expert for two managed care entities, Extensive experience in review of personal injury, workers compensation, and maplractice cases, Experienced expert witness for malpractice, insurance and fraud cases

Jonathan Woodward, DC Woodward Chiropractic & Massage

Dallas, Texas
Chiropractic - Whiplash, Personal Injury
Dr. Woodward is a chiropractor in active clinical practice with twenty-two years of experience treating auto accidents, slip and falls, workplace, and other musculoskeletal injuries. He has experience running a multi-specialty clinic and is very familiar with chiropractic diagnosis, treatment plan formation, medical necessity, and referrals for MRIs, CTs, X-rays, pain management, and to other medical specialties. He has been reviewing medicolegal cases since 2011 and has ongoing experience with case reviews, affidavits, depositions, and trial testimony.

Jeremy D. Busch, DC, DACBSP, CSCS, ICSC Performance Sport and Spine

Front Royal, Virginia
Chiropractic, Sports Medicine - VBAI (Vertebrobasilar Arterial Insufficiency), Stroke, Vertebral Artery Dissection, Spinal Manipulation, Spinal Trauma Management for Sideline Physician, Sports Injury, Failure to Diagnose, Malpractice, Physical Medicine and Rehab, Scope of Practice, Standard of Care, Billing, Coding
12 years clinical experience in Chiropractic Medicine as well as sideline physician throughout amateur to professional levels of competitors. Currently assigned as Team Physician with Christendom College Athletics as well as contracted with Professional Sports Care (PSC). PSC is the Chiropractic provider for the PGA Tour. Also have 5+ years volunteering services as sideline physician for Warren County High School Athletics, Front Royal Cardinals Baseball, and the United States Olympic Committee as a Sports Medicine Volunteer. Volunteered as a Chiropractic Physician within the Polyclinic at the Rio Paralympics in 2016. Currently serves as the ACA Sports Council's Treasurer as well as the Virginia and West Virginia Chiropractic Sports Network Co-coordinator. Past Virginia Chiropractic Association (VCA) Insurance Committee Chair for 5 years. Previously a District Director for the VCA and Board member for 4 years. Taught PM&R, billing, coding, and compliance standards to the V...

Leo F. Romero, DC Chiropractic Physicians, Inc., P.S.

Tacoma, Washington
Chiropractic, Legal Medicine - Standards of Care, Disciplinary Board Experience, Billing Abuse, Ethics & Boundaries Interpretation, Chiropractic Malpractice, Analysis of Occupant Kinematics, Impairment Ratings, Case Reviews, Second Opinions.
• 25+ years of practice; • 12 years as a Commissioner for the Chiropractic Quality Assurance Commission of WA; 3 years as Chair; • Board Member at University of Western States, Chiropractic College; • IME certification from State of WA Department of Labor and Industries; • Bar and CLE Lecture Experience; • Work on the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners in multiple capacities.

David Boll, DC CPC PES Expert Opinions / Comprehensive Chiropractic Services

Adell, Wisconsin
Chiropractic, Medical Coding - Sports Medicine, Malpractice, motor vehicle accidents, motor vehicle collisions, independent medical examinations, legal medicine, physical therapy, coding, standard of care, scope of practice, insurance fraud, benefits
Dr. Boll has extensive medicolegal experience and has been in practice since 1992. He has been retained nationwide for various cases. Dr. Boll assists numerous entities (law enforcement, law firms, insurance carriers, TPAs) as an Expert Witness, Consulting Witness, CPT and diagnostic coding issues, File Review, and Independent Medical Examinations, along with internal educational programs. He is a Certified Professional Coder (CPC) from AAPC and a Performance Enhancement Specialist (PES) from NASM. Dr. Boll has active licenses in both Wisconsin and Michigan. He continues to practice within his athletic training and conditioning facility, serving two school districts and consulting with professional racing sanctioning bodies regarding race weekend injury concerns. Dr. Boll was a former Chiropractic Services Director for an insurance company, where he assisted in writing guidelines, sitting on appeals panels, and establishing internal review and claims processing measures. He is a cu...

Jeffrey M. Wilder, DC, DABCO, FICA Wilder Chiropractic LLC

Waunakee, Wisconsin
Chiropractic - chiropractic, chiropractic negligence, anatomy, fraud review, chiropractic expert, chiropractic standard of care,
Doctor of Chiropractic, ​​ Board Certified Chiropractic Neuromusculoskeletal Specialist, Board Certified Chiropractic Orthopedist, Certified in Sports Chiropractic ​Fellow, International College of Chiropractic​​. Chiropractic Expert, Educator, and Leader​ with 41 years of chiropractic experience. Wisconsin "Chiropractor of the Year" 2001. 41 years clinical experience in family chiropractic practice. Founder and President of Madison Chiropractic, a multi-clinic group in the Madison, WI area, for over 25 years. Multi-year winner of "Star of Madison" for Best Chiropractic Clinic in Madison, WI. Past President, Wisconsin Chiropractic Association. Past Officer, Congress of Chiropractic State Organizations. Liaison between Medicare and Wisconsin Chiropractors. Nationally known speaker on issues including chiropractic standard of care, informed consent, documentation, Workers Compensation, diagnosis, evaluation and management. Contributing textbook author. Au...

Steven G. Yeomans, DC, FACO, DABCC Professional Educational Services

Ripon, Wisconsin
Chiropractic, Orthopedics - Non-Surgical - Neuromusculoskeletal, Motor Vehicle Collisions, Personal Injury, Malpractice
I began teaching in the post-graduate division of NUHS in 1984, and currently teach for 7 chiropractic college post-graduate divisions in the US and abroad. I've authored several peer reviewed articles and wrote a text book entitled, "The Clinical Application of Outcomes Assessment" released in 2000 by Appleton & Lange.
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