Legal Medicine Expert Witnesses

The SEAK Expert Witness Directory contains a comprehensive list of legal medicine expert witnesses who testify, consult and provide litigation support on legal medicine and related issues. Legal 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 legal medicine expert witnesses testify regarding may include: Legal Medicine, Standard Of Care, Addiction Medicine, Alzheimer's Disease, Emergency Medical Services, Epidural, Epilepsy, Family Medicine, Headaches, Impairment Ratings, Internal Medicine, Narcotics, Neurodegenerative Disorders, Parkinson's Disease, and Physical Therapy.

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Roberto Contreras II, MD, CLCP California Life Care Planning Association

Seal Beach, California
Life Care Planning, Internal Medicine - medical billing, life care planner, hospitalist, medical devices, medical management, medical coding, legal medicine, legal nurse consulting, nurse practitioner, obstetrics and gynecology, addiction medicine, family medicine, general practice, gynecology, consultative examinations
The California Life Care Planning Association was created by experts in the field of Life Care Planning, with more than 30 years of experience working in the health care industry. All of our professionals are Certified Life Care Planners, as well as active medical practitioners dedicated to assessing lifetime cost of care for individuals with catastrophic injuries/illness. What sets us apart from many other Life Care Planning organizations and individuals is that all of our Life Care Planners have active direct experience with patient care. We hold ourselves to a higher standard and hold all of our affiliates to that same higher standard. Whether it be plaintiff, defense , or any other client, our methodology is transparent and consistent. Given the healthcare backgrounds of our founders, all Life Care Plans and services are overseen by a Physician. Similar to a hospital setting, many of our services go through "rounding" with senior partners and physicians to make sure we are keep...

Pejman Golpanian, MD

Beverly Hills, California
Anesthesiology, Legal Medicine - airway, difficult intubation, brain damage, low oxygen, hypoxia, hypotension, blood pressure, paralysis, narcotics, aspiration, allergic reaction, pregnancy, epidural, awareness, drug interaction, positioning, numbness, ultrasound, nerve injury, nerve block, fire, recovery, death, laryngospasm, cpr
Dr. Pejman Golpanian is a highly experienced, board-certified Anesthesiologist actively practicing in California. He currently practices and holds privileges at 40+ outpatient ambulatory surgical centers, dental offices, and multiple Hospitals in the Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, San Fernando Valley, and Thousand Oaks areas. He has performed well over 15,000 successful anesthetic procedures and is highly trained in all aspects of anesthesiology including general anesthesia, dental anesthesia (with a current dental anesthesia license), regional anesthesia with ultrasound guided peripheral nerve blocks, neuro-axial spinal and epidural anesthesia, and sedation with monitored anesthesia care. Dr. Golpanian is an active expert consultant for the Medical Board of California assisting investigators, prosecutors, and administrative law judges in understanding the medical aspects of a medical-legal case. He provides clinical expertise and testimony regarding the practice of medicine and can e...

Pamela J Hall, PhD Forensic MED Experts

Fontana, California
Forensic Psychology, Legal Medicine - PTSD, Forensic Psychology, Trauma, Sexual Assault, Discrimination, Warzone, Harassment, Standard of Care, Product Liability, Co-Occurring disorders

Alan L Nager, MD, MHA Alan L. Nager, Pediatrics & Pediatric Emergency Medicine Expert

Calabasas, California
Pediatrics, Pediatric Emergency Medicine - Emergency Medical Services, Legal Medicine, Injury, Acute Care, Newborn, Health Administration, Medical Record Review, Trauma, Child Abuse
Alan L. Nager, MD, MHA, has spent his over 30 year career at Children's Hospital Los Angeles; one of the largest and most prestigious children's hospitals in the nation, where he is the Director of Emergency and Transport Medicine. He is Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California (USC.) In addition, Dr. Nager has a Master of Health Administration from USC and a Certificate in Alternative Dispute Resolution (Mediation) from Pepperdine University School of Law. He graduated from the University of Minnesota Medical School, Children's Hospital Los Angeles Pediatric Residency and Pittsburgh Children's Hospital Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship. Dr. Nager is a well-known, highly experienced and longstanding Expert Witness for Pediatric and Pediatric Emergency Medicine medical malpractice and personal injury cases, for plaintiff and defense, for over 20 years. Past cases include pediatrics, trauma, critical care, pediatric s...

Richard A. Rubenstein, M.D. Board Certified Neurologist

Richmond, California
Neurology, Legal Medicine - headaches, concussions, epilepsy, whiplash, discogenic disease, peripheral nerve injury, fibromyalgia, thoracic outlet syndrome, reflex sympathetic dystrophy, carbon monoxide poisoning, electrocution, Alzheimer's, non-Alzheimer's dementia
Fellow of American Academy of Neurology. Certified, American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine. Assistant Clinical Professor of Neurology, University of California Hospitals, San Francisco, California 1979-1994 (UCSF). Active clinical practice. Highly-experienced expert witness (500+ cases, 300+ depositions, 30+ trials, 20+ arbitrations) and independent medical examiner (3,000+ IMEs). Also experiences in fitness for duty examinations, disability evaluations, and chart reviews. Medical-legal matters addressed include: headaches, concussions, epilepsy, whiplash, discogenic disease, peripheral nerve injury, fibromyalgia, thoracic outlet syndrome, reflex sympathetic dystrophy, carbon monoxide poisoning, electrocution, Alzheimer's, non-Alzheimer's dementia, traumatic brain injury, behavioral disorders, trauma, ms/Parkinson's disease, long-term disability.

Julia W. Auerbach, MD, JD MD Consult Services

Sandy Hook, Connecticut
Family Medicine, General Practice - Internal Medicine, Women's Health, Men’s Health, Standard of Care, Cancer Diagnosis, Medical Records Review, Electronic Medical Records (Cerner), Legal Medicine, Pediatrics, Adolescent Health Care, Diabetes, Supervision of Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants, Failure to Diagnose
Dr. Auerbach is a Board Certified Family Medicine Physician in active practice. In addition to her clinical duties, she recently served for two years as the Medical Director of her Family Medicine practice, where she led and supervised MDs, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, and medical students. Dr. Auerbach is also a Clinical Assistant Professor for the University of Vermont, American University of the Caribbean, and Ross University Schools of Medicine. Dr. Auerbach received her A.B. in Psychology from Princeton University, and her Law and Medical Degrees from the University of Connecticut. She was admitted to the Connecticut State Bar in 1991. She is available to provide expert witness consultation services for both plaintiff and defense cases.

Harold J Cordner, MD Florida Pain Management

Sebastian, Florida
Pain Management - Medicine - legal medicine, interventional pain management, spinal cord stimulation, epidural, pain medicine, narcotics, post laminectomy, pain management, back pain, chronic pain
Extensive experience in all facets of Pain Management, medical record review, IME and legal expert witness evaluation and testimony. Presently serves on the Board of Directors of ASIPP, FSIPP, editorial Board for Pain Physician and Board examiner for ABIPP. Has served as an expert witness for Florida Board of Medicine, Florida Dept. of Health and DEA. Currently Board Certified by ASA, ABIPP and certified as a worker's compensation expert.

Kay Coulter, RN, CRNI, VA-BC Infusion Knowledge, Inc.

Clearwater, Florida
Legal Nurse Consulting, Legal Medicine - Infusion Nursing Standards of Practice,IV Therapy,Intravenous Therapy,IV Medication Administration,Phenergan Extravasation,CRPS,Complex Regional Pain Syndrome,PICC Practice,Midline Practice,IV Related Injury,Blood Draw,Blood Collection,Venipuncture,Phlebotomy,IV Nerve Damage,Chemotherapy,Legal Nurse
Kay Coulter, CRNI, VA-BC provides legal case review and expert opinion for IV therapy/infusion-related malpractice issues; and has been doing so for over 20 years during which time she has consulted on over 100 cases. She will provide a thorough, honest opinion using current IV Therapy references and INS Standards of Practice for any case (plaintiff or defense) set before her. Kay is a proficient IV Therapy clinician who has experience in the outpatient and acute care settings; accessing Implanted Venous Ports, and placing Peripherally Inserted Central Catheters (PICC), Peripheral Midlines and Peripheral IV Catheters. Her additional clinical activities include venipuncture for blood collection and IV medication administration. Her company, Infusion Knowledge, Inc., also represents several other highly qualified legal nurse consultants. Please go to our website www.infusionknowledge.com for more information.

Marc F. Glickstein, MD, FACR

Ocean Ridge, Florida
Radiology, Neuroradiology - Diagnostic Radiology, MRI, CT, Ultrasound, mammography, musculoskeletal radiology, general radiology, medical imaging, demonstrative evidence (medical), computed tomography, legal medicine, spine radiology
Board certified in Diagnostic Radiology, Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Active clinical practice in Radiology for over 30 years, Senior Staff appointment to 10 different CT area hospitals, Experience as expert witness and medico-legal consultant (both defense and plaintiff), Founder of Medivence, a service for production of Medical Demonstrative Evidence ( www.medivence.net ), Teaching faculty at University of CT Medical School, Florida Atlantic Medical School Consultant to State of CT Department of Public Health, Fellow of The American College of Radiology, Past President and Officer of The Radiology Society of CT, Author of over 25 peer-reviewed articles

Hal S Pineless, DO, FACN, FAAN NeuroCare Institute of Central Florida

Winter Park, Florida
Neurology - Independent Medical Exams, Medical Records Reviews, Legal Medicine, Stroke, Epilepsy, Dementia, Falls, Osteopathic Medicine, Alzheimer's Disease, Parkinson's Disease, Headaches, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Neck & Back Pain, Concussions and head injuries
Board Certified - American Osteopathic Board of Neurology & Psychiatry Dr. Pineless has served our community at both the state and local levels. He was President of the Florida Osteopathic Medical Association (FOMA) from 2012-2013. He was FOMA District President for Central Florida prior to his state presidency. Dr. Pineless is currently a member of the Florida High School Athletic Association Medical Sports Advisory Committee. He served as Chief of Staff at Florida Hospital East Orlando for many years. Dr. Pineless was honored as Physician of the Year on multiple occasions by the hospital. He was on the Florida Hospital Board of Trustees for 4 years. He was elected by his peers as a Fellow of the American Osteopathic Board of Neurologists and Psychiatrists and Fellow in the American Academy of Neurology. Dr. Pineless served as medical director for NeuLife Rehabilitation in Mt. Dora, FL from 2014-2017. Dr. Pineless was named as one of Orlando Magazine’s Top Doctors on numerous o...

Pamela J Hall, PhD Forensic MED Experts

Hawaii
Forensic Psychology, Legal Medicine - PTSD, Forensic Psychology, Trauma, Sexual Assault, Discrimination, Warzone, Harassment, Standard of Care, Product Liability, Co-Occurring disorders

Oussama Boundaoui, MD Koziol-Thoms Eye Associates

Burr ridge , Illinois
Ophthalmology, Legal Medicine - Retina, cataract, medical retina, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, endophthalmitis, giant cell arteritis, glaucoma, cornea, minimally invasive, ocular surgery, cataract surgery
Associate professor of ophthalmology Hines Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois Fellowship trained medical retina specialist Comprehensive ophthalmologist

Walter S Friberg, MD, Cert. Ac., FAAPMR, MCIME, FACIME Friberg Spine & Joint Institute

Chicago, Illinois
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Pain Management - Medicine - IME, file review, Rehabilitation, EMG/NCV, Osteopathic manipulation, Physical Therapy, Diagnostic ultrasound,Acupuncturist, Legal Medicine, Addiction Medicine, Intellectual Property consulting for health professionals
Diplomate, American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation; Diplomate, American Board of Independent Medical Examiners; Clinical Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Author of book "Movements and Orthopedic Tests" and two patents.

Bruce G Livingston, D.O., J.D. MedWitness, Ltd.

Skokie, Illinois
Legal Medicine - Medical Legal Consultant, Medical Case Consultant, Medical Malpractice Consultant, Medical Malpractice Expert, Medical Malpractice Case Review, Catastrophic Injuries, Wound Care, Emergency Medical Services, General Surgery, Internal Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery, Neurological Surgery, Family Medicine
NO MERIT - NO CHARGE CASE REVIEWS FOR LAW FIRMS. Bruce Livingston is a physician & surgeon licensed to practice medicine in all of its branches in the State of Illinois and he is trained in law. He has participated and consulted in a high number of complex medical litigation across the Country in all specialties. He also has experience in medical patents and medical commercial litigation. We review any type of medical case in any specialty within 72 hours. If your case does not have merit or if it does but counsel does not wish to proceed there is no charge for the consultation and/or review. We have decades of experience across the nation evaluating medical-legal cases and can tell you very quickly if the case has medical merit and what it might be worth. We are able to assist in the case set up and suggest as well as procure appropriate medical experts who will themselves testify for you. We are also available to serve as on going non-testifying experts to do research, be av...

Harry F Hull, MD HF Hull & Associates, LLC

Reno, Nevada
Infectious Diseases, Legal Medicine - Coronnavirus, COVID-19, Food Poisoning, E. coli, Salmonella, Norovirus, Campylobacter, Hepatitis, Listeria, Influenza, MRSA, Legionnaires, Forensic Epidemiology
40 years experience in infectious disease control including Centers for Disease Control, World Health Organization, state epidemiologist for 2 states. Expertise - infectious diseases, foodborne illness, disease transmission, outbreak investigation, epidemiology. Board certified in pediatrics. 15 years experience as an expert witness. Retained in nearly 300 cases with more than 50 depositions and trials. Cases include Listeria from Cantaloupe; Salmonella from peanut butter, peanut paste, white pepper and chain restaurants; E. Coli from chain restaurants; Campylobacter from peas; Yersinia from pasteurized milk; occupational MRSA; Hepatitis C transmitted in medical settings, Legionnaire's Disease. Former member of the ACIP, the CDC committee that sets vaccination policy in the US. In depth knowledge of current COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak. Managed SARS and anthrax responses and bioterrorism planning for the State of Minnesota. Served as WHO consultant for 2009 influenza pa...

Thomas Bojko, MD, MS, JD, FCLM Hospital Experts

Port Monmouth, New Jersey
Medical Management, Legal Medicine - Hospital Administration, Hospital Negligence, Joint Commission Standards, Negligent Credentialing, Physician Contracting, Informed Consent, Standards of Care, Patient Transfer, Patient Safety, Pediatric Critical Care, Birth Injury, Hyperbilirubinemia
Thomas Bojko, MD, MS, JD, FCLM has spent over two decades in healthcare where he has held executive leadership positions in both hospital and medical administration. He is an expert in hospital operations, policies and procedures. Dr. Bojko has made many contributions to the administrative, clinical and educational aspects of healthcare and has received numerous awards and recognition for his efforts. He gained national prominence serving as a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Critical Care Executive Committee and as a member of the NACHRI (National Association of Children’s Hospitals) Board of Trustees. In addition, he has authored numerous articles, policy statements and editorials in peer-reviewed journals. He also participated in authoring the American Academy of Pediatrics Policy on Hyperbilirubinemia.

Marc F. Glickstein, MD, FACR

New Jersey
Radiology, Neuroradiology - Diagnostic Radiology, MRI, CT, Ultrasound, mammography, musculoskeletal radiology, general radiology, medical imaging, demonstrative evidence (medical), computed tomography, legal medicine, spine radiology
Board certified in Diagnostic Radiology, Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Active clinical practice in Radiology for over 30 years, Senior Staff appointment to 10 different CT area hospitals, Experience as expert witness and medico-legal consultant (both defense and plaintiff), Founder of Medivence, a service for production of Medical Demonstrative Evidence ( www.medivence.net ), Teaching faculty at University of CT Medical School, Florida Atlantic Medical School Consultant to State of CT Department of Public Health, Fellow of The American College of Radiology, Past President and Officer of The Radiology Society of CT, Author of over 25 peer-reviewed articles

Marc F. Glickstein, MD, FACR

New York
Radiology, Neuroradiology - Diagnostic Radiology, MRI, CT, Ultrasound, mammography, musculoskeletal radiology, general radiology, medical imaging, demonstrative evidence (medical), computed tomography, legal medicine, spine radiology
Board certified in Diagnostic Radiology, Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Active clinical practice in Radiology for over 30 years, Senior Staff appointment to 10 different CT area hospitals, Experience as expert witness and medico-legal consultant (both defense and plaintiff), Founder of Medivence, a service for production of Medical Demonstrative Evidence ( www.medivence.net ), Teaching faculty at University of CT Medical School, Florida Atlantic Medical School Consultant to State of CT Department of Public Health, Fellow of The American College of Radiology, Past President and Officer of The Radiology Society of CT, Author of over 25 peer-reviewed articles

Marc F. Glickstein, MD, FACR

Pennsylvania
Radiology, Neuroradiology - Diagnostic Radiology, MRI, CT, Ultrasound, mammography, musculoskeletal radiology, general radiology, medical imaging, demonstrative evidence (medical), computed tomography, legal medicine, spine radiology
Board certified in Diagnostic Radiology, Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Active clinical practice in Radiology for over 30 years, Senior Staff appointment to 10 different CT area hospitals, Experience as expert witness and medico-legal consultant (both defense and plaintiff), Founder of Medivence, a service for production of Medical Demonstrative Evidence ( www.medivence.net ), Teaching faculty at University of CT Medical School, Florida Atlantic Medical School Consultant to State of CT Department of Public Health, Fellow of The American College of Radiology, Past President and Officer of The Radiology Society of CT, Author of over 25 peer-reviewed articles

Jeffrey Wishik, MD, JD

Providence , Rhode Island
Neurology, Legal Medicine - Disputed concussion/mild TBI, IMEs, performing/reviewing impairment ratings, records reviews, symptom magnification/malingering, chronic pain syndrome, accidental death claims analysis, complex regional pain syndrome/reflex sympathetic dystrophy [CRPS/RSD], adult ADHD, litigation consulting
I am a board-certified neurologist, fellowship trained in Behavioral Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, with over 30 years’ clinical experience in private practice. As the founder and Medical Director of the ADHD Center of New England, I built one of the largest private adult ADHD practices in the northeast. I am an expert on the use and misuse of stimulant medications. I have lectured extensively on ADHD, nationally and internationally. I have been an ABIME-certified independent medical examiner for more than twenty years and have performed more than 500 examinations. I have testified by deposition and in court at least 50 times in medical malpractice, workers’ compensation, personal injury, and competency cases. I do medical-legal consulting for both plaintiffs and defendants. A dynamic speaker, I have been on numerous pharmaceutical speaker boards for much of my career and have also given many educational presentations. My book, Medical & Legal Aspects of Neurology, was p...

Danny M Chachere, II, MD Board Certified Neurologist and Neurophysiologist

Houston, Texas
Neurology, Legal Medicine - Traumatic Brain Injury/Concussion, Seizures/Epilepsy, Nerve and Muscle disorders, Parkinson's Disease, Alzheimer's Disease, Neurodegenerative Disorders, Multiple Sclerosis, Headache disorders, Stroke, Neurodegenerative disorders, Ataxia, Auto-Immune encephalitis, Neurodiagnostics: EEG, EMG, IOM
Currently works in Houston, Tx as an outpatient neurologist, and double board certified in Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology. Legal medicine is an integral part of his practice with participation in preparing medical expert opinions, depositions as well as independent medical examinations. Large array of patient types seen in an outpatient setting such as Traumatic Brain Injury, Ataxia, Auto Epilepsy, Nerve and Muscle disorders, Neurodegenerative Disorders, sleep disorder, Headache disorders, and ischemic and hemorrhagic strokes. Performing and interpretation of neurodiagnostic studies is part of Dr. Chachere's daily practice as well. Also, currently working as a sideline neurologist at a local high school for on field concussion care. Actively participates in local (Harris County Neurologic Society) and state (Texas Neurologic Society) neurologic societies to stay on the cusp of the field of neurology.

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...
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