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Farr Ajir, MD, MBA, FACS, CIME, CPE Neurological Surgery

Westlake Village, California
Neurological Surgery Expert Witness, Neurology Expert Witness - Practicing neurosurgeon and board certified neurological surgeon with more than 35 years of experience in neurosurgery, disorders and injuries of brain and spine, expert reviews, and Independent Medical Examinations (IME). Currently, Staff Neurosurgeon at Mayo Clinic Health System.
Diplomate American Board of Neurological Surgery. Certified American Board of Independent Medical Examiners. Fellow American College of Surgeons. Diplomate American College of Physician Executives. Medical Board of California Medical Reviewer.

William A Brennan, MD FACS Neurosurgical Solutions of Lafayette

Beverly Hills, California
Neurological Surgery Expert Witness, Spine Surgery & Spine Care Expert Witness - Traumatic Brain Injury Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery Lumbar fusion Cervical fusion Complex Spine Surgery
Dr. Brennan was raised in the Carolinas and completed neurosurgery residency at Vanderbilt in 1995. He has been in private practice since 1995 with an emphasis on complex spinal surgery. Dr. Brennan has been on staff of Trauma Centers and has vast experience treating traumatic brain injury. His practice in Louisiana has seen many offshore injuries resulting in a large volume of experience in depositions as well as trial appearances. Dr. Brennan was the treating spine surgeon for one of the largest multi-plaintiff industrial explosion cases in Louisiana history. His legal consultations include both plaintiff as well as defense work and his testimonies have been consistent across the spectrum. Dr. Brennan’s Curriculum Vitae and deposition/trial experience is updated quarterly on

Christopher C Carver, MD, FACS

salinas, California
Neurological Surgery Expert Witness, Spine Surgery & Spine Care Expert Witness - Rhoton Trained Board Certified 1986 35 years full time private practice Extensive Spine and Intracranial Experience
I have practiced full time Neurosurgery in Monterey, California since 1983. This included all ranges of cases from trauma to tumor to stroke as well as extensive spine work including instrumented fusions, simple as well as complex. I am well versed in and have a vast experience of Neurosurgical knowledge and experience. As you may note from my CV I have recently covered Neurosurgical Trauma at Natividad Medical Center after many years of doing trauma, emergent, and elective neurosurgery at Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula and Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital. I have done a fair amount of medical/legal consultant work in Personal Injury matters, medical legal matters and have performed extensive Workman’s Compensation evaluations and treatment. I have performed thousands of medical/neurosurgical evaluations and have testified as an expert witness in many depositions and various legal matters through my 35 year career. I have been qualified as an...

Aaron G. Filler, MD, PhD, JD Institute for Nerve Medicine

Santa Monica, California
Neurological Surgery Expert Witness, Spine Surgery & Spine Care Expert Witness - Diffusion Tensor Imaging (DTI), Nerve injury, Patents, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Brain injury, closed head injury, lumbar fusion, piriformis syndrome, pudendal nerve, thoracic outlet syndrome, nerve entrapment
Experience in patent litigation, head injury, spine injury, failed surgery, reparative surgery, nerve imaging, imaging for closed head injury. Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (FRCS). Board Certified in Neurosurgery - American Board of Neurological Surgery. Fellowship trained in Complex Spinal Surgery. Fellowship trained in complex nerve surgery. Section Editor - Youmans Neurological Surgery - Peripheral Nerve. Guidelines Committee member for national spinal surgery guidelines from American Association of Neurological Surgeons and Congress of Neurological Surgeons. Lieutenant Colonel (retired) - United States Army Reserve - Commander 1466th Neurosurgical Medical Team. Faculty UCLA Comprehensive Spine Center. Medical Director Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles. Experience with insurance and ERISA litigation, patent litigation, med mal, personal injury.

Praveen Prasad, MD

Sacramento, California
Neurological Surgery Expert Witness, Spine Surgery & Spine Care Expert Witness - Spine Surgery, Failed Back Surgery, Lumbar Fusion, Spinal Cord Injury, Intracerebral Hematoma, Cauda Equine Syndrome, Cervical Spine Surgery, Neurological Surgery, Nerve Stimulator, Spine Trauma, Head Injury, Chronic Pain,
Dr. Prasad is board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery as well as the American Board of Internal Medicine. He has been in clinical practice of Neurosurgery for over 27 years and is currently Director, Dignity Health Neurosciences Institute and Neurosurgical Director of a Level II Trauma Center. In his active practice he performs over 175 surgical cases per year encompassing the broad range of neurosurgical conditions including spine and cranial trauma, degenerative spinal conditions like spinal stenosis and disc herniations, cervical spine surgery including disc replacements, intracranial hemorrhages, brain and spine tumors, and chronic pain treatments such as spinal cord stimulation. He has considerable experience as an expert witness, testifying in court over 12 times in medical malpractice and personal injury cases, offering opinions for both defense and plaintiffs’ counsels. He is available to review records and perform IMEs.

Edward F Eyster, MD

Jupiter, Florida
Neurological Surgery Expert Witness, Spine Surgery & Spine Care Expert Witness - spinal neurosurgery, spinal reconstruction, minimally invasive techniques
Dr. Eyster graduated from Tulane University in New Orleans and completed his neurosurgical training at University of California San Francisco. As a board certified neurosurgeon, Dr. Eyster has been active both locally and nationally. Dr. Eyster is past president of the Florida Neurosurgical Society, Vice President of the Southern Neurosurgical Society and Congress of Neurological Surgeons. Dr. Eyster served many years as the Executive Committee of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons and with Dr. Clarke Watts was founder of Think First – a head and spinal cord prevention program of the American Association of Neurological Surgery and Congress of Neurological Surgeons. Emphasis is on spinal neurosurgery and evaluating patients throughout Northern California offering the latest advances in spinal reconstruction and minimally invasive techniques. For the past 5 years, we have also evaluated patients for complex industrial and medical-legal issues as Qualified Medical Evaluators...

Larry Fishman, M.D.

Brandon, Florida
Neurological Surgery Expert Witness, Spine Surgery & Spine Care Expert Witness - Neurosurgeon, Board Certified, Minimally Invasive Outpatient Surgery, Experienced, Active Clinical Practice, Injuries, Accidents
Dr. FIshman is a Mayo Clinic-trained neurosurgeon with decades of experience. Board Certified Neurosurgeon. Active Clinical Practice.

Donald L. Mellman, MD, MPH, MBA Donald L. Mellman, MD, Inc.

Tampa, Florida
Arbitration/Mediation Expert Witness, Neurological Surgery Expert Witness - Medical Staff, Hospital Relations, Quality, Risk Management, Ethics, Med Staff Credentialing, Hospital Policy and Procedure, Patient Safety, Independent Record Review, Medical Staff Issues, Utilization
26 years as private practice neurosurgeon. Chief Medical Officer in two teaching hospitals. Certified in healthcare compliance. IMEs. Medical-legal Experience: 2,500+ cases. Certified Independent Medical Examiner. Qualified court-appointed arbitrator. Florida Supreme Court Certified Circuit Mediator.

Matthew R Moore, MD, FAANS, FACS Florida Neurosurgical Experts

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Neurological Surgery Expert Witness, Spine Surgery & Spine Care Expert Witness - Brain Trauma, Concussion, Cranial Surgery, Cranial Trauma, Head Injury, Malpractice, Motor Vehicle Accident, Personal Injury, Spine Surgery, Spine Injury, Subdural Hematoma
Dr Moore is a Harvard & Yale trained board certified neurosurgery specialist in the busiest private practice in Broward county, FL and served as on-field neurosurgeon for the Miami Dolphins for over 10 years. He was past Chief of Surgery and is currently Director of Neurosurgery at Broward Health North Trauma Center. Dr Moore is the Founding Director of the First JCAHO accredited Spine Care Center in Broward, Palm Beach and Miami Dade counties of South Florida. The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations is the oldest, most respected federal inspection authority of healthcare providers. Dr Moore provides expert, credible, unbiased reviews and testimony with 2 decades of experience in both plaintiff and defense malpractice cases of brain and spine injuries, operations and complications, as well as motor vehicle accident, slip & fall and hematoma ( subdural, intracerebral & aneurysm ). Having performed over 8,000 operations, he has been the ONLY one of ...

Jeffrey H. Oppenheimer, MD Neurosurgery Medlegal Services

Boca Raton, Florida
Neurological Surgery Expert Witness, Spine Surgery & Spine Care Expert Witness - Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Neurosurgery, Artificial Disc Replacement, Fusion, Total Brain Injury, Spinal Instrumentation, BMP, Infuse, Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Brain Tumor
Dr. Oppenheimer is an actively-practicing board-certified neurosurgeon with 27 years of experience. He founded and presently practices at Neurosurgery Medical Associates in Coral Springs, Florida. Dr. Oppenheimer is also on the faculty at the University of Central Florida College of Medicine, and holds medical licenses in several states. Dr. Oppenheimer received his medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine, where he also obtained an MS with distinction in Physiology and Biophysics. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Neurobiology and Behavior cum laude, from Cornell University. Dr. Oppenheimer completed his residency training at the University of Southern California-Los Angeles County Hospital. He has published numerous journal articles and textbook chapters in the field of neurosurgery. He is also multilingual, and is fluent in English, German, and Spanish. Dr. Oppenheimer is a seasoned expert witness with significant testifying experience. He has provided exp...

Robert A Beatty, MD

Hinsdale, Illinois
Neurological Surgery Expert Witness, Spine Surgery & Spine Care Expert Witness - Head Injury, Independent Medical Examinations, Misse Diagnosis, Neurological Damage, Neurological IME, Neurological Surgery, Neurosurgery, Spinal Cord Injury, Spinal Stenosis, Spinal Surgery, Spine Injuries, Surgery Complications
Dr. Beatty provides expert witness testimony including neurosurgery malpractice for plaintiff and defense, emphasizing deviation from the standard of care, missed diagnosis and the avoidance and treatment of surgical complications. He performs IMEs in Illinois, Wisconsin and Indiana. He is a founding member of the Illinois State Advisory Council on spinal cord and head injury.

Jonathan S Citow, MD American Center for Spine & Neurosurgery

Libertyville, Illinois
Neurological Surgery Expert Witness, Spine Surgery & Spine Care Expert Witness - minimally invasive spine, brain, peripheral nerves, carpal tunnel, ulnar nerve, peroneal nerve, cranial nerves
American Board of Neurological Surgeons; Authored Comprehensive Neurosurgical Board Review books

Wayel Kaakaji, MD MD Consultants, LLC

Wheaton, Illinois
Spine Surgery & Spine Care Expert Witness, Neurological Surgery Expert Witness - Neurosurgery, Neurosurgeon, Spinal Surgeon, Spinal Surgery, Surgeon, Invasive Spine Surgery, Cyberknife Training, XLIF, Artificial Lumbar Disc, Board Certified, Inflatable Bone Tamp, Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
I am a board certified physician in spinal and neurological surgery, and have been in clinical practice for 18 years. Community hospital based and private practice spinal and neurological surgery are my clear areas of expertise. I practice adult spinal and neurological surgery on a daily basis. I also have extended experience in functional and trauma neurosurgery. My practice includes the care of brain tumors, stroke, movement disorders, spinal pathology such as degenerative conditions, spinal tumors, infectious conditions, etc. I have over 15 years experience reviewing records and have been trained in providing expert testimony. I am experienced in the preparation of narrative reports. I am always available to discuss a case at your convenience and can provide a narrative report, if requested.

Suguna Pappu, MD, PhD

Chicago, Illinois
Neurological Surgery Expert Witness, Spine Surgery & Spine Care Expert Witness - Traumatic Brain Injury, Hydrocephalus, Brain Tumors
Board Certified Neurological Surgery

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

Towson, Maryland
Neurological Surgery Expert Witness, Spine Surgery & Spine Care Expert Witness - spine surgery, spinal fusion, cervical instrumentation, lumbar instrumentation, pedicle screw, spinal instrumentation, cauda equina syndrome, paralysis, neurosurgery, IME, head injury, post-traumatic headaches, headaches, concussions
Dr. Bernhard Zünkeler is a practicing neurosurgeon in Baltimore, Maryland. Originally board-certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery in 2001, Dr. Zunkeler participates in the maintenance of certification process and obtained his 10-year board re-certification in 2011. Dr. Zünkeler has a special interest in the indications and evidence-based guidelines for spinal surgery and the management of surgical complications. Additional areas of interest are complex clinical scenarios in spine patients, particularly when involving decisions about repeat or "salvage" spinal surgery and the clinical management of perioperative neurological deficits. Dr. Zünkeler is a member of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons and the North American Spine Society. In addition to his regular patient care responsibilities, Dr. Zünkeler evaluates patients for insurance and legal purposes in his office in Baltimore, Maryland. Dr. Zünkeler is available to defense and plaintiff counsel to...

James B. Macon, MD Future NeuroSpine, Inc.

Wellesley, Massachusetts
Neurological Surgery Expert Witness, Spine Surgery & Spine Care Expert Witness - Spinal Cord Injury, Cauda Equina Syndrome, Laminectomy, Paraplegia, Quadriplegia, Diskectomy, Fusion, Spinal Cord Stimulation
Expert review of neurological injury related to spine surgery and pain procedures. See practice experience at

Stephen C. Saris, MD Brigham & Women’s Department of Neurosurgery

Boston , Massachusetts
Neurological Surgery Expert Witness, Spine Surgery & Spine Care Expert Witness - gliomas, Radiosurgery, gamma knife , complications of spine surgery, complications of pedicle screw replacement, spine surgery, concussion, traumatic brain injury, intracranial hemorrhage, glioblastoma, TBI, mTBI
Board-Certified Neurosurgeon in active clinical practice that involves both spine and brain. Harvard faculty. Former Brown & Tufts faculty. Harvard and Duke trained. 20+ years of medical-legal experience > 500 depositions, > 1000 IMEs, > 1000 record reviews, and over 50 court appearances.

Stephen M. Bloomfield, MD New Jersey Neuroscience Institute

Edison, New Jersey
Neurological Surgery Expert Witness, Neurology Expert Witness - Stereotactic and functional neurosurgery, brain tumors, movement disorders, epilepsy surgery, radiosurgery, gamma knife, deep brain stimulation, spinal cord stimulation, brain trauma, intracerebral hematomas, stroke, hydrocephalus,
I have served as an expert medical witness for both defense as well as plaintiff's law firms.

James G. Lowe, MD

Linwood, New Jersey
Neurological Surgery Expert Witness, Spine Surgery & Spine Care Expert Witness - Spinal Cord Injury, Spine Injury, Spine Fracture, Cauda Equina Syndrome, Spine Infection, Paralysis, Radiculopathy, Spinal Instrumentation, Cervical Fusion, Lumbar Fusion, Spinal Abscess, Surgery Complications
Dr. Lowe is a Board-Certified (1998) Neurosurgeon in private practice in Southern New Jersey. Dr. Lowe serves as Chief of the Division of Spinal Surgery at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, is an active member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Congress of Neurosurgeons, and North American Spine Society, and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Dr. Lowe provides expert witness testimony in matters of Neurosurgery malpractice for both plaintiff and defense.

Mark R McLaughlin, MD, FACS Princeton Brain and Spine

Princeton, New Jersey
Neurological Surgery Expert Witness, Spine Surgery & Spine Care Expert Witness - Chiari malformation, trigeminal neuralgia, cervical spine surgery, lumbar spine surgery, closed head injury, Traumatic Brain Injury, TBI, Degenerative and traumatic lumbar, thoracic, and cervical spine disease
He is a board certified neurosurgeon, currently practicing neurological surgery with a focus on spine disorders and trigeminal and occipital neuralgia and chiari malformation surgery at Princeton Brain and Spine Care. He has published over 100 articles on neurosurgery and spoken internationally about his field. Dr. McLaughlin received his undergraduate degree in philosophy from the College of William & Mary. He graduated with his medical degree from Virginia Commonwealth University with Alpha Omega Alpha honors – equivalent of Phi Beta Kappa – and completed his residency in neurosurgery at the University of Pittsburgh under “the father of modern neurosurgery” Dr. Peter Jannetta. He then went on to complete a fellowship in complex spine surgery at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. He has organized an international consultative link with Russian neurosurgeons with collaboration from the World Federation of Neurological Surgeons. He initiated the first ever Russian-American Spin...

Inad B. Atassi, MD

Fayetteville, North Carolina
Neurological Surgery Expert Witness, Spine Surgery & Spine Care Expert Witness - Neuroradiology, spinal cord injuries, spinal cord tumors, spinal fusion, head injuries, intracranial aneurysms, brain tumors, peripheral nerve damage, quadriplegia. Licensed in: NC, VA, MD, DC, TX, MO, KS, MI, CA, WA, AK, PA
Board Certified: Neurological Surgery

Gary Ciment, PhD

Lake Oswego, Oregon
General Surgery Expert Witness, Neurological Surgery Expert Witness - Orthopedic Surgery, Thoracic Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Trauma Surgery, Neurology, Urological Surgery, Hand Surgery, Critical Care Surgery, Neuro-ophthalmology
Professor at Oregon Health and Science University. Course Director for Gross Anatomy Course. Teach anatomy to medical students and surgical residents

Brian Holmes, MD, FACS

Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
Neurological Surgery Expert Witness, Spine Surgery & Spine Care Expert Witness - Complex Spine Surgery, Brain Surgery, Skull Base Surgery, Peripheral Nerve Surgery, Discectomy, Spinal Fusion, Spinal Instrumentation, Traumatic Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Brain Tumors, Cauda Equina Syndrome, Neurosurgery
Chief of the Subdivision of Neurological Surgery, Washington County Hospital, Hagerstown, Maryland and an Associate Clinical Professor of Neurosurgery at the Hershey Medical Center, Penn State College of Medicine. Former President and Scientific Program Chairman of the Pennsylvania Neurosurgical Society, has served as an Executive Council Member since 1998.

Daniel V Loesch, MD, FACS TriState Neurological Surgeons

Erie, Pennsylvania
Neurological Surgery Expert Witness - spine surgery, chronic pain, trauma, neurovascular surgery, stroke, brain tumor

Frank Castillon, III, MD, FAANS Frank Castillon, III, PA

Wolfforth, Texas
Neurological Surgery Expert Witness, Spine Surgery & Spine Care Expert Witness - Spine Injury, Head Injury, Brain Surgery, Intracranial Hemorrhage, Brain Tumor, Spinal Fusion, Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Artificial Disc Replacement, Hydrocephalus, Herniated Disc, Degenerative Conditions of the Spine, Spinal Cord Stimulators
Additional Information 2,000 Character Maximum (usually 1-2 short paragraphs) I have practiced general neurosurgery for over ten years, and am board-certified by the American Association of Neurological Surgeons. As a community-based neurosurgeon, the majority of my practice consists of evaluation and management of spinal conditions, including non-operative and operative treatments. I keep apprised on the latest innovations in techniques, including minimally-invasive spine surgery and artificial cervical disc replacement, as well as spinal cord stimulation. Although disorders of the spine are extremely common, and far more common than disorders of the brain and peripheral nervous system, I am seasoned in the operative and non-operative management of a variety of brain disorders, including head injuries, brain tumors, hydrocephalus, intracranial cysts, hemorrhages, and strokes. I am also certified in Gamma Knife stereotactic radiosurgery, a specialized form of radiation used t...

Joseph A Hlavin, PhD PA-C AP Expert Consulting LLC

College Station, Texas
Neurological Surgery Expert Witness, Physician Assistant Expert Witness - Surgical Assistant, Surgical First Assist, First Assist in surgery, Neurology, Spine surgery, Brain surgery, postoperative spine surgery, spinal injury, brain and spine trauma.
I have over 27 years of surgical experience as a PA in neurological surgery. I also have experience as an expert witness on several cases regarding postoperative complications in spine surgery. I have a PhD in healthcare leadership.

Phillip E Williams, MD, FACS

Dallas, Texas
Neurological Surgery Expert Witness, Spine Surgery & Spine Care Expert Witness - Neurosurgery, IME, Trigeminal Neuralgia, Conservational Treatment of Low Back Pain and Cervical, Microdiscectomy Lumbar and Cervical, Closed Head Injury, Cervical Fusion, Spinal Stenosis, Traumatic Brain Injury, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Pre-cert Medical Requests, Independent Medical Exams

Diana Kraemer, MD Diana Kraemer, MD, PLLC

Seattle, Washington
Neurological Surgery Expert Witness, Brain Injury Medicine Expert Witness - Spine, Spinal Cord Injury, Whiplash, Work Injury, Brain Injury, Concussion, Epilepsy, Headache, Migraine, Car Accident, MVA, Pseudoseizures, Movement Disorders, Spinal Cord Stimulation, Neurosurgery, IMEs
Dr. Kraemer is Board Certified in Neurological Surgery. She received her medical training at UCLA, Duke, and Yale. She is particularly interested in cognition, epilepsy, movement disorders, spinal disorders, spinal cord injury, headache, migraine, whiplash, depression, and chronic pain. Her neurosurgical clinical practice focuses on a patient-centered, holistic approach to the complex factors involved with advanced or longstanding neurological conditions. She enjoys providing comprehensive evaluations, second opinions, or independent examinations to the patient or claimant when a multi-factorial approach to return to wellness is required. Dr. Kraemer has decades of experience dealing with difficult, complex, neurosurgical and neurological diagnoses, including • Spinal cord injuries, syringomyelia • Traumatic Brain Injuries • Recovery or Rehabilitation after Spinal Surgery • Chronic Pain • Spinal Cord Stimulation • Movement Disorders • Epilepsy, epilepsy surgery, and pseu...
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