Neurological Surgery Expert Witnesses

The SEAK Expert Witness Directory contains a comprehensive list of neurological surgery expert witnesses who testify, consult and provide litigation support on neurological surgery and related issues. Neurological surgery 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 neurological surgery expert witnesses testify regarding may include: Spinal Cord Injury, Neurosurgery, Traumatic Brain Injury, Spine Surgery, Brain Tumor, Brain Surgery, Craniotomy, Laminectomy, Spinal Fusion, Spine Injury, Tbi, Brain, Brain Injury, Cervical Spine Surgery, and Head Injury.

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

Neurological Surgery, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - subdural hematoma, closed head injury, traumatic brain injury, TBI, mTBI, degenerative spine, cauda equina, fusion, whiplash, IMEs, headaches, epilepsy, gliomas, radiosurgery, gamma knife, pedicle screw, intracranial hemorrhage, glioblastoma, brain cancer, spinal abscess, bleeds, causation
Board-Certified Neurosurgeon in active clinical practice. Harvard and Brown faculty. Clinical practice involves both spine and brain. Currently see dozens of patients each week and perform over 200 surgeries each year. Harvard and Duke trained. Extensively trained in neuroradiology. Publications include over 30 refereed papers as well as several book chapters. Have served as a reviewer for several journals including Cancer and Journal of Neurological Surgery. 20+ years of plaintiff and defense medical-legal experience including hundreds of depositions and IMEs, thousands of record reviews, and dozens of court appearances. Case experience includes medical malpractice (standard of care and or causation), personal injury, and workers’ compensation. Extensive medical-legal experience opining on causation and damages in cases where spinal/head injury is alleged. Available for both in-person and virtual IMEs.

Tobias A Mattei, MD Saint Louis University

Neurological Surgery, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - spine surgery, lumbar disc herniation, spinal fusion, spinal trauma, spinal fracture, spinal fusion, kyphoplasty, vertebroplasty, spinal cord injury, myelopathy, radiculopathy, artificial disc replacement, spinal cord stimulation, failed back syndrome, chronic back pain, pseudarthrosis
I am a fellowship-trained academic neurosurgeon specialized in complex spine/deformity surgery, currently practicing as Assistant Professor of the Division of Neurosurgery of St. Louis University. I have been an active member of the North American Spine Society, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Congress of Neurological Surgeons as well as many other international societies. I am member of the editorial board of The Spine Journal and Deputy Editor of the North American Spine Society Journal, the new open access initiative of the North American Spine Society. I am an active reviewer of several other neurosurgical journals including World Neurosurgery, Clinical Neurology & Neurosurgery, Journal of Clinical Neuroscience, Osteoarthritis & Cartilage, Journal of Engineering in Medicine: Part H, British Journal of Neurosurgery and Neurological Sciences. I have already provided expert review services for several scientific funding agencies in the U.S. (including the NIH P...

David A Lundin, MD, FAANS Synapse Neurosurgical Consultants.

Neurological Surgery, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - Spinal Cord Injury, Spinal Trauma, Spinal fusion surgery, Total Disk Replacement Traumatic Brain Injury, Brain Tumors
David A. Lundin, MD, received his medical degree in 1999 from the University of Washington (UW) School of Medicine, where he graduated at the top of his class. He completed his internship and residency in Neurological Surgery at the UW and served as a Senior Registrar at the renowned Atkinson Morley's Hospital in London, England. He then completed a fellowship in spinal surgery at the UW with the departments of Orthopedics and Neurological Surgery followed by a Chief Residency in Neurological Surgery in 2006. He served as Director of Complex and Minimally Invasive Spine at the Southern California Center for Neuroscience and Spine in Los Angeles before joining the University of Washington/Valley Medical Center as the Medical Director of Neurosurgery/Spine Center in 2008 where is he maintains a robust clinical practice. Additionally he a Clinical Professor in Neurological Surgery at the University of Washington. Dr. Lundin is Board Certified in Neurological surgery and is an activ...

Benjamin Bjerke, MD

Nationwide, Alabama
Spine Surgery & Spine Care, Neurological Surgery - ACDF, ALIF, Complications, Decompression, Defense, Interbody Fusion, Kyphoplasty, Microdiscectomy, MVC, Neurosurgery, Orthopedic Spine Surgery, Plaintiff, Spine Fusion, Spinal Cord Stimulation, XLIF
Board-Certified, Fellowship-Trained and actively practicing orthopedic spine surgeon, completing over 200 spine cases annually of the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine. Clinical practice is fully dedicated to the diagnosis and surgical treatment of spinal conditions. Available to provide expert opinion, testimony, or medical-legal consultation in all areas of spine surgery, including cases of orthopedic spine and neurosurgical cases. Extensive experience in standard of care, causation, damages, and need for future care regarding spinal injuries. Provides expert testimony for Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation, Medical Malpractice, and cases of Physician Competence, including depositions and testinomy in both plaintiff and defense cases for malpractice matters. Thorough imaging review (xray, MRI, CT scan) and expedited turnaround will be provided as needed. Has reviewed an extensive breadth of medical-legal matters as they relate to spinal injuries and surgery, and provided wr...

Robert Evans, DMS, PA-C

Flagstaff, Arizona
Neurological Surgery, Physician Assistant - Traumatic Brain Injury, Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion, Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion, Thoracic fusion, Spinal Cord Injury, Hemorrhagic Stroke, Brain Tumor, Craniotomy, Laminectomy, Micro discectomy, Chiari Decompression, Hydrocephalus, Aneurism, VP Shunt Malfunction, Chronic Subdural
I have practiced clinically in the operating room, outpatient clinic, and hospital setting for approximately 20 years. I review MRI, CT, CTA of the Brain, Cervical Spine, Thoracic Spine and Lumbar Spine on a consistent basis. I have published journal articles, drafted numerous protocols and manuals, and presented hundreds of lectures to physicians, PAs, nurses, military personnel, paramedics, and medical students. I have committed my attention to creating the first Neurological ICU at multiple Level 1 trauma centers. Additionally, I have published numerous journal articles, protocols and manuals, and presented hundreds of lectures to physicians, PAs, and nurses in the field of neurosurgery. I have also conducted studies involving telehealth related to traumatic brain injuries. In addition to my clinical and surgical practice, I am a professor of didactic education in Neurology for PA students, and I act as a preceptor to many students.

Bruce D. Moffatt, MD, FAANS BDM Medical Legal Consulting PLLC

Goodyear, Arizona
Neurological Surgery, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, laser surgery, spinal endoscopic surgery, radio frequency ablation, spine injury, personal injury, industrial injury, back pain, neck pain, neurosurgery, traumatic brain injury
Johns Hopkins Hospital Neurosurgery trained with Trauma fellowship at the Rhode Island Hospital. Board certified neurological surgeon with 32 years spinal surgery experience. 15 years experience in minimally invasive outpatient spine surgery and laser surgery. Licensed in AZ, NM, TX, FL, Va. Member of American Association of Neurological Surgeons, North American Spine Society and the Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, International Academy of Independent Medical Evaluators. Providing Expert Witness Services including IME, Narrative Summary, Personal Injury & Workers' Compensation Evaluations.

Aaron Shaw, MS, MSBS, PA-C Neurofit Health, PLLC

FLAGSTAFF, Arizona
Neurological Surgery, Physician Assistant - Traumatic Brain Injury, Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion, Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion, Thoracic fusion, Spinal Cord Injury, Hemorrhagic Stroke, Brain Tumor, Craniotomy, Laminectomy, Micro discectomy, Chiari Decompression, Hydrocephalus, Aneurism, VP Shunt Malfunction, Chronic Subdural
I have been a Neurosurgical Physician Associate and completed over 1500+ neurosurgical cases as a Physician Associate First Assist in the past 6 years. I have worked at multiple designated Level 1 Trauma Hospitals taking neurosurgery first call for new consultations in the emergency department and in the critical care/ inpatient hospital setting. I have also worked in neurosurgical clinics for the past 6 years. I have a very good working anatomical knowledge of the spine and brain and have participated in dissection/ study in multiple cadaver labs. I have personally seen and evaluated neurosurgical patients as initial visits, pre-operative, intra-operative and post- operative setting, including inpatient and outpatient setting. From experience and repetitive exposure to the situation, I have developed a keen understanding/predicting appropriate clinical patient conditions/ symptoms after personally reviewing MRI, CT, CTA of the Brain, Cervical Spine, Thoracic Spine and Lumbar Spine.

John D Day, M.D., FAANS J.D. Day, M.D., FAANS

Little Rock, Arkansas
Neurological Surgery, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - Brain surgery, spinal surgery, spinal fusion, brain tumors, spinal tumors, traumatic brain injury, skull base tumors, brain aneurysms, brain and spinal vascular malformations, gliomas, meningiomas, acoustic neuromas, Gamma Knife, Stereotactic Radiosurgery, quality assurance, trigeminal neuralgia
Award winning neurosurgeon in active clinical practice. Professor with Tenure and Chair -University of Arkansas. Clinical focus on the neurosurgical treatment of tumors, vascular diseases, and trauma of the brain and spine. Educator in neurosurgical operative techniques for complex cranial surgery, lecturing and teaching extensively in North America, Europe, Africa and Asia. Authored and/or edited three textbooks on skull base surgery. Published 50+ peer reviewed articles. Performed more than 5,000 surgical procedures with a case mix of 70% cranial and 30% spine. Experienced reviewer involving standard of care - served on Quality Assurance committees for four hospitals and as a consultant for the Texas Medical Board. USC trained. Former USC faculty. Former visiting professor at Stanford. Expert witness experience at both deposition and trial.

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

Westlake Village, California
Neurological Surgery, Neurology - Board Certified neurological surgeon with more than 35 years of experience in neurosurgery, disorders and injuries of brain, spine, and nerves, expert reviews, and Independent Medical Examinations (IME). Dr. Ajir has been staff neurosurgeon at Mayo Clinic and Kaiser Permanente Healthcare Systems.
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 NSL

California
Neurological Surgery, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - traumatic brain injury, TBI, spinal injury, spine surgery, cervical surgery, ACDF, anterior cervical discectomy and fusion, lumbar fusion, TLIF, XLIF, craniotomy, spinal abscess, spinal trauma, back pain, neck pain, disc herniation, spinal cord injury
Board Certified Neurosurgeon. Dr. Brennan completed Vanderbilt Neurosurgery training in 1995 and has been in private practice since with complex spine surgery and head injury being the majority of his practice. Dr. Brennan has performed over 3000 surgeries and was made a Fellow in the American College of Surgeons. He is also a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and Congress of Neurological Surgeons.

Christopher C Carver, MD, FACS

salinas, California
Neurological Surgery, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - 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...

Gary Ciment, PhD

California
General Surgery, Neurological Surgery - 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

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

Praveen Prasad, MD

Sacramento, California
Neurological Surgery, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - 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 31 years and is currently Chief of Neurosurgery at Mercy General Hospital in Sacramento, CA. 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 14 times in medical malpractice and personal injury cases, offering opinions for both defense and plaintiffs’ counsels. He has been acknowledged for his communication skills and is available to review records with rapid turn-around if...

Sina Rajamand Battle Born Brain And Spine

California
Neurological Surgery, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - Spine, brain, pain, back pain, neck, lower back, neuro, neurosurgery, spine surgery

Saul S. Schwarz, MD, FACS Saul S Schwarz, MD FACS, Medical Consulting LLC

Denver, Colorado
Neurological Surgery, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - Brain Surgery, Brain Tumor, Cervical Spine Surgery, Thoracic Spine Surgery, Lumbar Spine Surgery, Disc Surgery, Spinal Tumor, Epilepsy Surgery
- 35 years of neurosurgical practice with extensive experience in complex microsurgery of the brain and spine - 18 years of service as Neurosurgery expert reviewer for Colorado Board of Medical Examiners - served as Neurosurgery expert reviewer for Wyoming Board of Medical Examiners - a wealth of experience in providing deposition and courtroom testimony - many years of teaching nurses and physicians and other health care professionals - years of participation in surgical peer review and on hospital risk management committees - years as chief of surgery and neurosurgery departments - 15 years as Officer, completed service as CDR USNR Medical Corp - author of 4 chapters in leading neurology text, Medlink Neurology

William A Brennan, MD NSL

Florida
Neurological Surgery, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - traumatic brain injury, TBI, spinal injury, spine surgery, cervical surgery, ACDF, anterior cervical discectomy and fusion, lumbar fusion, TLIF, XLIF, craniotomy, spinal abscess, spinal trauma, back pain, neck pain, disc herniation, spinal cord injury
Board Certified Neurosurgeon. Dr. Brennan completed Vanderbilt Neurosurgery training in 1995 and has been in private practice since with complex spine surgery and head injury being the majority of his practice. Dr. Brennan has performed over 3000 surgeries and was made a Fellow in the American College of Surgeons. He is also a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and Congress of Neurological Surgeons.

Neil Brown, MD, PhD, FACS(C) FACS FAANS Minimally Invasive Spine & Neurosurgery

Clearwater, Florida
Neurological Surgery, Biomechanics - neurosurgery, spine surgery, spine injury, brain injury, spinal cord injury, spinal biomechanics, slip and fall, trip and fall, motor vehicle accidents
My clinical opinions are based upon twenty-five years as a practicing board-certified neurosurgeon. Likewise, biomechanical opinions are based upon an BSc (Hon) in Applied Mathematics, an MSc in Physics, and a PhD in Medical Biophysics. I have also been inducted as a member of the American Society of Biomechanics, which as a requirement for membership, requires ten or more biomechanical articles published in peer-reviewed journals. I have testified in over 100 depositions and in 15 trials. Opinions related to injury causation, especially with regard to Personal Injuries (slip/trip and falls, motor vehicle accidents), are examined qualitatively for biomechanical consistency with the known biodynamics required for injury of structures (typically a question of traumatic causation of disc herniations). Opinions related to medical malpractice follow the stringent guidelines of impartial testimony by the American Association of Neurological Surgeons. Bad outcomes do not necessary mean...

Larry Fishman, M.D.

Tampa, Florida
Neurological Surgery, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - Neurosurgeon, Neurosurgery, spine surgeon, Trauma, IMEs, Minimally Invasive Outpatient Surgery, Peripheral Nerves, Sacroiliac Joint Injection, disability, permanent impairment rating, future care costs, medical neccesity
Board Certified, Mayo Clinic trained neurosurgeon in active clinical practice. Current clinical focus of spine surgery, peripheral nerves, injections and sacroiliac joints. 30 years emergency room call experience handling brain and spine trauma. Since residency has performed over 15,000 operations. Extensive peer review experience evaluating compliance with the standard of care. Highly experienced expert witness and independent medical examiner who has testified hundreds of times.

Joel I Franck, MD, FAANS Joel Ira Franck MD PLLC

Clearwater, Florida
Neurological Surgery, Neuroradiology - Whiplash Injuries, CranioCervical Syndrome, Arnold-Chiari Syndrome, Cranio-Cervical-C1-C2 Instability, Migraine Headaches, Cervical Herniated Disc Disease, Brain Fog, Cervical Instability, Cervical Myelopathy, Vertebral Artery Injury, Cervical Spine Fracture, Post-Traumatic Neuro-cognitive Deficits
As a Neurological Surgeon, involved in Cervical Spinal Trauma for my entire career, I have focused interest in Cervical Whiplash Injuries and the CranioCervical Syndrome, consisting of extraordinary disabling Migraine Headaches, Brain Fog, Neck Pain, and unusual Neurological complaints. All thought to be untreatable, these symptoms can be resolved with an outpatient procedure that I developed, consisting of a posterior C1-C2 fusion and sub-Occipital craniectomy. Treating hundreds of patients from around the world and across North America, referred by Attorneys, I have become expert in the medical-legal process. I have performed over 4,500 Anterior Cervical fusions - with outstanding results. This clinical experience has molded my interest in expert testimony, participating in over 1250 depositions and 30 trials in State and Federal Courts, yielding remarkable results for my patients and the Attorney's client. Most of my experience lays with legal clients referred to me as surgica...

Jennifer Kosty Ochsner LSU Shreveport

Florida
Neurological Surgery - Neurological Surgery, Neurosurgery, Spine Surgery, Brain Surgery, Paralysis, Stroke, Brain Tumors, Brain, Spine, Tumors, Death, Spinal Fusion, Lumbar Fusion, Cervical Fusion, Lumbar Discectomy, Pituitary Surgery, Head Trauma, Concussion, Brain Injury, Seizures, Nerve Injury, Spinal Cord Injury
I am a fellowship-trained neurosurgeon in my third year of independent practice at Ochsner LSU Shreveport, where I serve as an Assistant Professor and Director of Skull Base Research. I am also the Clerkship Director in Neurosurgery for medical students and am involved in medical student education. I have experience as an expert witness in disability cases. I have authored a peer-reviewed manuscript on medical-legal issues entitled, "The Medical Review Panel in Louisiana Neurosurgery and Beyond".

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

Westchase, Florida
Arbitration/Mediation, Neurological Surgery - 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

Lighthouse Point, Florida
Neurological Surgery, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - 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 over 2...

Jeffrey H. Oppenheimer, MD Neurosurgery Medlegal Services

Boca Raton, Florida
Neurological Surgery, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - 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...

David M McKalip, MD David M McKalip, MD, LLC

Cartersville, Georgia
Neurological Surgery, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - surgeon, neurosurgeon, surgery, spine, neck, brain, injury, IME, CME, review, trial, travel, Atlanta
A Board-certified neurological surgeon with over 22 years of clinical practice, Dr. McKalip has extensive experience in surgical and non-surgical management of spine, peripheral nerve, and brain disorders. Dr. McKalip takes a very conservative approach to surgery and finds non-surgical options generally provide the lowest cost and greatest benefit to patients. He prefers to reserve advanced surgical therapies for cases in which they provide clear benefit to the patient. His surgical results have been excellent, with minimal complications, and his professional liability profile is favorable. Dr. McKalip has been trained in medical and legal records review and independent medical evaluation by SEAK, Inc. He has expensive experience in Workers Compensation evaluations of patients who present after personal injury incidents. He served on the Quality Improvement Workgroup of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and on the Board of the Florida Medical Association and has se...

Vibhav K Bansal, MD, JD Univeristy of Illinois College of Medicine

Chicago, Illinois
Neurology, Neurological Surgery - Stroke, Vascular, Carotid Stenosis, cerebral aneurysm, subarachnoid hemorrhage, AVM, fistula, thrombectomy, neurocritical care, interventional neurology, neuroradiology, endovascular surgical neuroradiology, endovascular neurosurgery, vascular surgery, Brain Aneurysm
Dr. Bansal is a quadruple board-certified (Neuro-Endovascular Surgery, Neuro-Critical Care, Vascular Neurology, Neurology) physician. His specializations include Endovascular Surgical Neuroradiology (Neuro-Endovascular Surgery), Stroke/Vascular Neurology, Neuro-Critical Care and General Neurology. He serves as the Director of Neurosciences and System-Wide Stroke Director for multiple Stroke Centers including a Comprehensive Stroke Center and Primary Stroke Center. Dr. Bansal is also an Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Bansal is the Principal Investigator for multiple NIH trials related to Stroke and Neuro-Endovascular Surgery and he has authored multiple book chapters and peer-reviewed articles. In addition to his medical expertise, Dr. Bansal has a JD with emphasis in Healthcare. Given Dr. Bansal's unique credentials, he has provided his expertise for multiple cases reviews, malpractice suits and criminal cases.

Robert A Beatty, MD

Hinsdale, Illinois
Neurological Surgery, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - 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, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - 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

Maxwell Boakye, MD, MPH, MBA University of Louisville Department of Neurosurgery

Louisville, Kentucky
Neurological Surgery, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - spine fusion, spine instrumentation, spine surgery complications, postoperative complications, postoperative paralysis, craniotomy, laminectomy, spinal stenosis, neurological complications, spine infection, revision spine surgery
Professor and Chief of Spinal surgery and board certified neurosurgeon in practice at a Major academic center. I have over 100 peer-reviewed publications in spine outcomes and complications and extensive experience in medical record utilization reviews, and case reviews for attorneys.

Jonathan E. Hodes, M.D. Jonathan E. Hodes, MD, PLLC

Louisville, Kentucky
Neurological Surgery, Neuroradiology - NeuroInterventional Endovascular, Stroke care, cerebrovascular, skull base, pituitary, head trauma, spine surgery, endoscopic neurosurgery
Experienced fellowship trained clinician with academic, private practice, and hospital employed experience in endovascular, vascular, skull base, and general neurosurgey and stroke systems of care.

William A Brennan, MD NSL

LAFAYETTE, Louisiana
Neurological Surgery, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - traumatic brain injury, TBI, spinal injury, spine surgery, cervical surgery, ACDF, anterior cervical discectomy and fusion, lumbar fusion, TLIF, XLIF, craniotomy, spinal abscess, spinal trauma, back pain, neck pain, disc herniation, spinal cord injury
Board Certified Neurosurgeon. Dr. Brennan completed Vanderbilt Neurosurgery training in 1995 and has been in private practice since with complex spine surgery and head injury being the majority of his practice. Dr. Brennan has performed over 3000 surgeries and was made a Fellow in the American College of Surgeons. He is also a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and Congress of Neurological Surgeons.

Jennifer Kosty Ochsner LSU Shreveport

Shrevepot, Louisiana
Neurological Surgery - Neurological Surgery, Neurosurgery, Spine Surgery, Brain Surgery, Paralysis, Stroke, Brain Tumors, Brain, Spine, Tumors, Death, Spinal Fusion, Lumbar Fusion, Cervical Fusion, Lumbar Discectomy, Pituitary Surgery, Head Trauma, Concussion, Brain Injury, Seizures, Nerve Injury, Spinal Cord Injury
I am a fellowship-trained neurosurgeon in my third year of independent practice at Ochsner LSU Shreveport, where I serve as an Assistant Professor and Director of Skull Base Research. I am also the Clerkship Director in Neurosurgery for medical students and am involved in medical student education. I have experience as an expert witness in disability cases. I have authored a peer-reviewed manuscript on medical-legal issues entitled, "The Medical Review Panel in Louisiana Neurosurgery and Beyond".

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

Towson, Maryland
Neurological Surgery, Brain Injury Medicine - neurosurgery, spine surgery, instrumentation, trauma, head injury, brain injury, spinal cord injury, neurological disability, clinical needs assessment, future healthcare cost
I am a board-certified neurosurgeon in clinical practice in Baltimore, Maryland. For the past 23+ 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. Medicine is constantly evolving, and I enjoy keeping up with new developments by reading the relevant medical literature, regularly attending professional conferences, and always learning about time-honored and new medical insights and forms of treatment. Within the field of neurosurgery, I can provide my clients with additional insights from the standpoint of causation of injury, the standard of care, pre-existing conditions, the necessity and appropriateness of medical care, the reasonableness of charges for care rendered, the endpoint of treatment (i.e. MMI), impairment rating, as well as the need for, and estimated cost of, future medical care. Please refer to my two websites for additional details regarding...

James B. Macon, MD Future NeuroSpine, Inc.

Wellesley, Massachusetts
Neurological Surgery, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - 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 www.fnspine.com.

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

Boston , Massachusetts
Neurological Surgery, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - subdural hematoma, closed head injury, traumatic brain injury, TBI, mTBI, degenerative spine, cauda equina, fusion, whiplash, IMEs, headaches, epilepsy, gliomas, radiosurgery, gamma knife, pedicle screw, intracranial hemorrhage, glioblastoma, brain cancer, spinal abscess, bleeds, causation
Board-Certified Neurosurgeon in active clinical practice. Harvard and Brown faculty. Clinical practice involves both spine and brain. Currently see dozens of patients each week and perform over 200 surgeries each year. Harvard and Duke trained. Extensively trained in neuroradiology. Publications include over 30 refereed papers as well as several book chapters. Have served as a reviewer for several journals including Cancer and Journal of Neurological Surgery. 20+ years of plaintiff and defense medical-legal experience including hundreds of depositions and IMEs, thousands of record reviews, and dozens of court appearances. Case experience includes medical malpractice (standard of care and or causation), personal injury, and workers’ compensation. Extensive medical-legal experience opining on causation and damages in cases where spinal/head injury is alleged. Available for both in-person and virtual IMEs.

Tobias A Mattei, MD Saint Louis University

St. Louis, Missouri
Neurological Surgery, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - spine surgery, lumbar disc herniation, spinal fusion, spinal trauma, spinal fracture, spinal fusion, kyphoplasty, vertebroplasty, spinal cord injury, myelopathy, radiculopathy, artificial disc replacement, spinal cord stimulation, failed back syndrome, chronic back pain, pseudarthrosis
I am a fellowship-trained academic neurosurgeon specialized in complex spine/deformity surgery, currently practicing as Assistant Professor of the Division of Neurosurgery of St. Louis University. I have been an active member of the North American Spine Society, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Congress of Neurological Surgeons as well as many other international societies. I am member of the editorial board of The Spine Journal and Deputy Editor of the North American Spine Society Journal, the new open access initiative of the North American Spine Society. I am an active reviewer of several other neurosurgical journals including World Neurosurgery, Clinical Neurology & Neurosurgery, Journal of Clinical Neuroscience, Osteoarthritis & Cartilage, Journal of Engineering in Medicine: Part H, British Journal of Neurosurgery and Neurological Sciences. I have already provided expert review services for several scientific funding agencies in the U.S. (including the NIH P...

Sina Rajamand Battle Born Brain And Spine

Carson city, Nevada
Neurological Surgery, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - Spine, brain, pain, back pain, neck, lower back, neuro, neurosurgery, spine surgery

James G. Lowe, MD, JD

Linwood, New Jersey
Neurological Surgery, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - 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, 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, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - 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...

Jennifer Kosty Ochsner LSU Shreveport

New York
Neurological Surgery - Neurological Surgery, Neurosurgery, Spine Surgery, Brain Surgery, Paralysis, Stroke, Brain Tumors, Brain, Spine, Tumors, Death, Spinal Fusion, Lumbar Fusion, Cervical Fusion, Lumbar Discectomy, Pituitary Surgery, Head Trauma, Concussion, Brain Injury, Seizures, Nerve Injury, Spinal Cord Injury
I am a fellowship-trained neurosurgeon in my third year of independent practice at Ochsner LSU Shreveport, where I serve as an Assistant Professor and Director of Skull Base Research. I am also the Clerkship Director in Neurosurgery for medical students and am involved in medical student education. I have experience as an expert witness in disability cases. I have authored a peer-reviewed manuscript on medical-legal issues entitled, "The Medical Review Panel in Louisiana Neurosurgery and Beyond".

Daniel V Loesch, MD, FACS TriState Neurological Surgeons

New York
Neurological Surgery - spine surgery, chronic pain, trauma, neurovascular surgery, stroke, brain tumor

Dale S. Horne, MD, PhD, FACS, FAANS Horne Consultants LLC

Cincinnati, Ohio
Neurological Surgery, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - complex spine surgery, robotic spine surgery, cervical spine surgery, cervical arthroplasty, kyphoplasty, minimally invasive spine surgery (MIS), spinal stabilization, tumors of brain and spine, intracranial hemorrhage, shunts, Chiari Malformation, traumatic brain injury
Dr. Horne is an experienced neurosurgeon and leader in stereotactic surgery of the brain and spine. He is among a growing number of surgeons in the U.S. pioneering the application of robotic surgery to make spine surgery safer for patients. He was the second neurosurgeon in the U.S. to implement spinal robotics clinically. His skills encompass a broad scope of neurosurgery from brain and spinal tumors to surgery for degenerative spinal conditions. He has specific expertise in cervical spine surgery including cervical disc replacement, minimally invasive surgery, and kyphoplasty. With nearly three decades of experience, Dr. Horne is a highly qualified and skilled neurosurgeon. Integrity, compassion, empathy, and individuality are the pillars of Dr. Horne’s career. He is board-certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery. He currently holds an academic position in Neurosurgery at the University of Cincinnati and also provides consulting services to the neurosurgical indu...

Daniel V Loesch, MD, FACS TriState Neurological Surgeons

Ohio
Neurological Surgery - spine surgery, chronic pain, trauma, neurovascular surgery, stroke, brain tumor

Gary Ciment, PhD

Lake Oswego, Oregon
General Surgery, Neurological Surgery - 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

Daniel V Loesch, MD, FACS TriState Neurological Surgeons

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

David H Hauge, M.Sc. M.D. FAANS FACS Neuro-Care Resources and Consulting, PLLC

Knoxville, Tennessee
Neurological Surgery, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - Medical Staff issues, liability record reviews,medical malpractice,
Dr Hauge has been in private neurosurgical practice in Knoxville, Tennessee for over 30 years. He has extensive experience in cranial, spinal, peripheral nerve disorders, Workers Compensation, and Gamma Knife radio-surgery. He has served as a Chief of Surgery, Chief of the Medical Staff, Medical Executive Committee member, peer review committee member and medical director of the Fort Sanders Regional Gamma Knife Center. He has been a Diplomate of the American Board of Neurological Surgery since 1994 and participates in the board’s Maintenance of Certification program. Dr Hauge is frequently asked to serve as an expert neurosurgical witness in all types of liability and medical malpractice cases. He has testified in hundreds of depositions and has also testified in court. Pleas visit our website, www.neurocareconsulting.com for further information.

Douglas C. Mathews, MD Howell Allen Clinic

Nashville, Tennessee
Neurological Surgery, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - General Neurosurgery, Spinal Surgery

William A Brennan, MD NSL

Texas
Neurological Surgery, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - traumatic brain injury, TBI, spinal injury, spine surgery, cervical surgery, ACDF, anterior cervical discectomy and fusion, lumbar fusion, TLIF, XLIF, craniotomy, spinal abscess, spinal trauma, back pain, neck pain, disc herniation, spinal cord injury
Board Certified Neurosurgeon. Dr. Brennan completed Vanderbilt Neurosurgery training in 1995 and has been in private practice since with complex spine surgery and head injury being the majority of his practice. Dr. Brennan has performed over 3000 surgeries and was made a Fellow in the American College of Surgeons. He is also a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and Congress of Neurological Surgeons.

Jackson B Salvant, MD, FAANS, FACS Southeastern Neurosurgical Consulting LLC

Newport News, Virginia
Neurological Surgery, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - Craniotomy, Spinal Fusion, Head Injury, Spinal Injury, Brain Injury, Spinal Surgery, Pituitary , Brain Tumor, Brain Aneurysm, Deep Brain Stimulation, neuro critical care, brain surgery, radiosurgery, AVM, Parkinson's, Gamma Knife, neck injury, back injury, spinal fracture, subdural, seizure
I am Board Certified and in continuing practice of General Neurosurgery for 27 years. I am a member in good standing of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, International Gamma Knife Society, American Society of Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery, American College of Surgeons and Southern Neurosurgical Society. I have lengthy experience in head and spinal injury treatment, spinal surgery, brain tumor surgery, pituitary surgery, gamma knife treatment, deep brain stimulation and neurosurgical critical care. I can provide review of medical records and expert testimony as required. I do not currently care for pediatric patients or perform endovascular procedures for stroke or vascular conditions. I have provided review for defense and plaintiff counsel.

Gary Ciment, PhD

Washington
General Surgery, Neurological Surgery - 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

David A Lundin, MD, FAANS Synapse Neurosurgical Consultants.

Mercer Island, Washington
Neurological Surgery, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - Spinal Cord Injury, Spinal Trauma, Spinal fusion surgery, Total Disk Replacement Traumatic Brain Injury, Brain Tumors
David A. Lundin, MD, received his medical degree in 1999 from the University of Washington (UW) School of Medicine, where he graduated at the top of his class. He completed his internship and residency in Neurological Surgery at the UW and served as a Senior Registrar at the renowned Atkinson Morley's Hospital in London, England. He then completed a fellowship in spinal surgery at the UW with the departments of Orthopedics and Neurological Surgery followed by a Chief Residency in Neurological Surgery in 2006. He served as Director of Complex and Minimally Invasive Spine at the Southern California Center for Neuroscience and Spine in Los Angeles before joining the University of Washington/Valley Medical Center as the Medical Director of Neurosurgery/Spine Center in 2008 where is he maintains a robust clinical practice. Additionally he a Clinical Professor in Neurological Surgery at the University of Washington. Dr. Lundin is Board Certified in Neurological surgery and is an activ...
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