Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witnesses

The SEAK Expert Witness Directory contains a comprehensive list of pain management - medicine expert witnesses who testify, consult and provide litigation support on pain management - medicine and related issues. Pain management - 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 pain management - medicine expert witnesses testify regarding may include: Chronic Pain, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome , Crps, Opioids, Pain Management, Interventional Pain Management, Spinal Injections , Addiction, Back Pain, Neck Pain, Nerve Injury, Overdose, Pain Medicine, RSD, and Spinal Cord Stimulation.

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David P. Russo, DO, MPH, MS Columbia Pain Management, PC

Pain Management - Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehab - Disability evaluation and treatment, causation, evaluation of disabling injuries and diseases, Analysis iatrogenic harm caused by treatment for chronic pain syndromes, Analysis and review of mistaken attribution of liability related to the treatment of chronic pain syndromes, Peer review
Dr. Russo was born and raised in the California Central Valley, graduated from Merced High School, and attended UC Berkeley studying psychology, neuroscience, and pre-medical studies. Prior to matriculation to medical school at the University of North Texas Health Science Center-Fort Worth, he also worked in public health at the Sonoma County Health Department. After completing concomitant degrees in medicine, public health, and clinical research he moved on to graduate medical training in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at the Mayo Clinic. Finally, he finished his training in Pain Medicine at Oregon Health Sciences University in the Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine before relocating to Hood River. Dr. Russo has been in active practice in Hood River, Oregon focusing on comprehensive and interventional pain management, rehabilitation medicine, and non-operative orthopedics. He currently serves as President of our state chapter of the American Society of Int...

Shawn Uraine, M.D.

Pain Management - Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehab - Spinal Cord Stimulator, Opioid, Facet, Epidural, Pill Mill, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, CRPS, Opioid Overdose, Radiofrequency Ablation, Medical Necessity, Medical Billing, Independent Medical Examination, IME, spinal cord injury, neuromodulation, fluoroscopy, fraud, platelet rich plasma
Double-board certified physician (physical medicine & rehabilitation and pain medicine). Full-time clinical practice. Assistant professor, Loma Linda University School of Medicine. Experienced expert witness and independent medical examiner – has reviewed over one hundred cases and testified at deposition on numerous occasions.

Alexander Kiefer, MD, D.ABA Georgetown University Medical Center

Pain Management - Medicine, Independent Medical Examinations - Chronic Pain, Epidural Injection, Meningitis, Spinal Cord Stimulation, Neuromodulation, Nerve Pain, Opioid - Abuse, Addiction, Overdose, Prescribing, Methadone, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, CRPS, Causalgia, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, RSD, Post-laminectomy, Failed Back, Workers Compensation
Alexander Kiefer, MD, D.ABA is a Harvard-trained, double board-certified, actively-practicing physician specializing in Interventional Chronic Pain Medicine. He is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology at Georgetown University School of Medicine, and is the Director of the Chronic Pain Rotation for Georgetown University's Anesthesiology Residency Program. He is a clinician with extensive experience caring for patients suffering from all chronic pain diagnoses. He maintains busy practices in Washington, DC and Maryland. He attended medical school at Weill Cornell Medical College and completed his residency training in Anesthesiology and Perioperative Care at Georgetown University. He completed fellowship training in Chronic Pain Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), the largest teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School. Dr. Kiefer is an active member of the medical staff of Georgetown University Hospital. He has a special interest in research, medical edu...

Estelle R Farrell, DO Valley of the Sun Institute for Pain Management, PLLC

SCOTTSDALE, Arizona
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Pain Management - Medicine - acupuncture, osteopathy, integrative medicine, ultrasound guided injections, spinal injections, physical modalities, workmens comp; motor vehicle accidents/personal injury
please see CV I have been working and teaching for the past 3 decades; have been an expert witness, and consultant at times through all these times.

F. Michael Ferrante, MD

Arizona
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Pain Management/Medicine, Interventional Pain Management, Back Pain, Neck Pain, Nerve Blocks, Intrathecal Pumps, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Spinal Cord Stimulation, Spinal Injections, Epidural, Cervical Injections, Radiofrequency
F. Michael Ferrante, MD, holds a BS in Biology from Tulane University, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude, and a MD from New York Medical College. Dr. Ferrante completed residencies in Internal Medicine and Anesthesiology at Emory University Affiliated Hospitals. Between his residencies he did one year of an infectious disease fellowship at Barnes Hospital, Washington University. After Anesthesiology residency, he received his fellowship in Pain Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School. Dr. Ferrante is currently the Director of the UCLA Comprehensive Pain Center and Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology and Medicine at the University of California at Los Angeles. Prior to coming to UCLA, Dr. Ferrante was the Director of Pain Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital and before that, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School. He was a member of the ASRA Board of Directors (1996-2011) and former President of ASRA (2007-2009). He is ...

Paul Lynch, MD

Scottsdale, Arizona
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Pain Management/Medicine, Interventional Pain Management, Back Pain, Neck Pain, Nerve Blocks, Intrathecal Pumps, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Spinal Cord Stimulation, Spinal Injections, Epidural, Cervical Injections, Radiofrequency, Medication Errors, Narcotic Prescriptions and Overdose
Dr. Paul Lynch is a double board-certified and Fellowship-trained interventional pain physician who has dedicated his life to the eradication of pain for his patients. He’s very passionate about diagnosing the most complex pain conditions and treating those patients with cutting-edge and innovative therapies, like spinal cord stimulation. Dr. Lynch completed a surgical internship at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City, then when on to complete a residency in Anesthesiology at New York University and then completed his pain management fellowship at Texas Tech University. Dr. Lynch was previously an Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and currently serves as Clinical Assistant Professor at University of Arizona. In addition to his education, Dr. Lynch is also a member of several professional societies including the American Medical Association, American Society of Anesthesiologist and The North American Neuromodulation Society. Since 2007...

Michael A. Steingart, DO Steingart Orthopedics, PC

Phoenix, Arizona
Orthopedic Surgery, Pain Management - Medicine - Laser Surgery, Spine, Ankle, Pain Management, Sports Medicine, Hand, Hip, Elbow, Wrists, Arthroscopic Surgery, Joints, Impairment Ratings, Shoulder, Fractures, Slip and Fall Injury, Auto accidents, Knees, Foot, Back Pain and Strains, Workman's Compensation Injuries
Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon Fellow of the American Academy of Disability Evaluating Physicians Fellowship in Sports Medicine from the University of Arizona Medical School Fellow of the American Academy of Minimally Invasive Spinal Medicne and Surgery Associate Professor of Midwestern University Medical School Adjunct Professor of A.T. Still University School of Osteopathic Medicine Arizona

Craig Best, DO, CLCP

North Vancouver, British Columbia
Pain Management - Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehab - Pain Medicine, PM&R, Spinal Injections, Epidural Steroid Injection, Radiofrequency Ablation, Spinal Cord Stimulator, Worker’s Compensation, Personal Injury, Auto Injury, IME, Life Care Planning, Life Care Planner, EMG/NCS, TBI, Brain Injury, Concussion, CRPS, Opioids, SCI, Spinal Cord Injury, CLCP
Dr. Best is board certified in Pain Medicine as well as Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM&R, physiatry). He completed his PM&R residency at Rush University Medical Center and his Pain Medicine fellowship at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, a Harvard Medical School teaching hospital. His clinical focus is primarily non-operative spine care as well as electrodiagnostic medicine (EMG/NCS). He has extensive experience in worker's compensation and personal/auto injury. He has conducted numerous partial permanent impairment (PPI) ratings, independent medical examinations (IME), record reviews, narrative reports, and depositions. Finally, he is a Certified Life Care Planner (CLCP).

Sarah R. Ahmad, MD UCSF

San Francisco, California
Neurology, Pain Management - Medicine - Headache medicine, chronic pain, concussions, traumatic brain injury, functional neurologic disorders
I am a neurologist with subspecialty concentration in headache medicine, working at a tertiary referral academic medical center. I am involved in clinical research and medical education. My research areas encompass clinical trials and diversity/equity/inclusion (DEI). Outside of my academic responsibilities, I also have experience in consulting with biotechnology companies in the digital health space, as well as legal expert witness work. My consulting work also includes remote written consultations for complex neurologic patients.

Fardad Baroumand, MD

Los Gatos , California
Pain Management - Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehab - Pain (spine, nerve, joint, soft tissue), Interventional pain management (epidural steroid/other injections, nerve blocks), Opioids/pain medications, Second opinion, Ineffective/failed spine/other surgeries, Complex/catastrophic cases, CRPS/RSD, Back pain, Radiculopathy, Management of chronic pain
Fardad Baroumand, MD is a distinguished medical-legal evaluator, and the designated evaluator for the fields of Pain Medicine and PM&R by ExamWorks Inc. (the largest national provider of Independent Medical Evaluations). He is a prominent California State Qualified Medical Evaluator and a member of California Division of Workers Compensation (DWC) Subject Matter Expert panel. He is also a member of the DWC’s Report Quality panel, which oversees and promotes the quality of medical-legal reporting in the State of California. Dr. Baroumand is a double board-certified subspecialist, practicing in the fields of Pain Medicine and PM&R. He has established the reputation of "the go-to guy" for the most complex and challenging cases, both in the medical and the medical-legal sense. Since graduation in the top 10 percentile of his medical school in 1997, Dr. Baroumand has received several awards for clinical excellence and has repeatedly been included in the list of "America's Top Physic...

Neeti Bathia

San Mateo, California
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Pain Management - Medicine - Traumatic Injury, Standard of Care, Back Injury, Chronic Conditions, Joint Pain, Range of Motion, Return of Function, Rehabilitation, Pain Management
Dr. Neeti Bathia is a board certified physical medicine and rehabilitation physician who specializes in the diagnosis and management of spine problems and other musculoskeletal complaints. She trained at Weill Cornell Medical College, the Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation, and the Hospital for Special Surgery, and she has been practicing medicine in the Bay Area since 2011. She currently works as a Physiatrist in private practice. Dr. Bathia’s clinical expertise includes fluoroscopically guided cervical, thoracic and lumbar epidural injections, facet joint injections, sacroiliac joint injections, and medial branch ablations. She has experience treating conditions that are a result of traumatic injury, over use, chronic medical conditions, sports injuries, and chronic pain. She is also skilled in ultrasound guidance for joint and soft tissue injections, and she has a particular clinical interest in treating pregnant and postpartum women with back and hip pain and people who run ...

RICK CHAVEZ, MD PAIN and ADDICTION INTEGRATED NETWORK, INC

Torrance, California
Pain Management - Medicine, Addiction Medicine - Buprenorphine, Opioid dependence, Addiction, Overdose, Pain, Withdrawal, Medical Board, DEA, Malpractice, Pain Management, Interventional, Chemical Dependency, Rehabilitation center misdiagnosis, errors in addiction treatment, complications of interventional pain procedures, improper interventions
Until 4/1/2022 I was the Chief Medical Officer at Urgent Point Health & Wellness, P.C. in Los Angeles, where I supervised physicians and Nurse Practitioners who were evaluating and instituted treatment of Addiction to Opioids, Alcohol, Methamphetamine, Marijuana, club drugs, Cocaine, Nicortine, Vaping, and medical issues like chronic pain, and chronic disease management. Certified in Pain Medicine, Addiction Medicine, and Family Medicine, Consultant to the DEA, the Department of Justice, the FBI, and the Los Angeles County District Attorney, as well as for private attorneys providing expertise to both plaintiffs and defendants. Expertise in writing formal clinical analysis / reports regarding patient medical care and utilization, experience testifying at depositions and in the courtroom at trials. Cases involving drug overdoses, general medical care, and inappropriate physician prescribing of opioid medications. I have provided testimony on behalf of plaintiffs and testimony in ...

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

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

F. Michael Ferrante, MD

Pacific Palisades, California
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Pain Management/Medicine, Interventional Pain Management, Back Pain, Neck Pain, Nerve Blocks, Intrathecal Pumps, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Spinal Cord Stimulation, Spinal Injections, Epidural, Cervical Injections, Radiofrequency
F. Michael Ferrante, MD, holds a BS in Biology from Tulane University, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude, and a MD from New York Medical College. Dr. Ferrante completed residencies in Internal Medicine and Anesthesiology at Emory University Affiliated Hospitals. Between his residencies he did one year of an infectious disease fellowship at Barnes Hospital, Washington University. After Anesthesiology residency, he received his fellowship in Pain Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School. Dr. Ferrante is currently the Director of the UCLA Comprehensive Pain Center and Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology and Medicine at the University of California at Los Angeles. Prior to coming to UCLA, Dr. Ferrante was the Director of Pain Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital and before that, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School. He was a member of the ASRA Board of Directors (1996-2011) and former President of ASRA (2007-2009). He is ...

Kenneth W Leopold, DDS, MSc. Kenneth W. Leopold, DDS MSc.

Thousand Oaks , California
Dentist, Pain Management - Medicine - General Dentistry, Cosmetic dentistry, Restorative dentistry, TMJ (Temporomandibular Joint Disorder), Oral Medicine, Orofacial Pain, Paresthesia management, Dental trauma emergencies.
I have practiced general, cosmetic, and restorative dentistry, TMJ, Sleep Apnea, and oral medicine for the past twenty six years in the Thousand Oaks/Westlake Village area of Southern California. I graduated from the USC School of Dentistry in 1996 (DDS), and completed a three-year residency leading to a Master of Science degree, (also at the USC School of Dentistry), in Orofacial Pain and Oral Medicine in 2020. Currently I practice Cosmetic and restorative dentistry as well as maintain a TMJ and Sleep Apnea practice in Thousand Oaks, CA. In addition, I am a former instructor of local dental anesthesia, IV Sedation, dental emergencies, and CPR at USC School of Dentistry under Dr. Stanley F. Malamed DDS, and I am also a former IV anesthesia team member at USC School of Dentistry under Stanley F. Malamed, DDS.

Navin Mallavaram, MD The Spine & Pain Center of California

Pleasanton, California
Pain Management - Medicine - Spine Injections, Epidural Steroid Injections, Facet Joint Injections, Radiofrequency Ablation, Cervical Spine Injury, Lumbar Spine Injury, Opiates, Personal Injury, Work Injury, Chronic Pain
Dr. Navin Mallavaram is an Interventional Pain Management specialist. He Board Certified in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine. Dr. Mallavaram specializes in treating spinal pain, ranging from work accidents, personal injuries, sports injuries, and degenerative conditions. His extensive training also allows him to treat a wide spectrum of painful disorders. He routinely serves as a primary treating physician or specialty consultant for injured workers and motor vehicle accident occupants. He has also been called on to treat NFL (National Football League) and NHL (National Hockey League) players, former and current. He currently serves as the Medical Director for The Spine & Pain Center of California and Summit Surgery Center, specialty consultant for Concentra Occupational Health, and Expert Reviewer for the Medical Board of California. He has trial testimony experience, and has been deposed numerous times.

Mikiko Murakami, DO

Campbell, California
Pain Management - Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehab - Spinal cord injury, Low back pain, Neck pain, Shoulder rotator cuff, Knee, Hip, Fracture, Amputation, Arthritis, Laceration, Headache, Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), Motor Vehicle Accident, Construction Accident, Crush Injury, Medical Malpractice, Forklift, Cumulative trauma
Dr. Mikiko Murakami is double-board certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Pain Medicine. Her current practice includes: * Working in private practice * Serving as an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine * Performing Qualified Medical Examinations (QMEs) for the Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) Her publications and lecture topics include neuromodulation (spinal cord stimulator), acupuncture, complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), musculoskeletal pain, acupuncture, regenerative medicine and integrative medicine. Dr. Murakami has served many attorneys and claimants in cases involving: * Falls * Motor vehicle accidents * Construction accidents * Premises liability * Ladder accidents * Forklift accidents * Cumulative trauma * Product liability * Abuse * Crush Injuries Dr. Murakami has also served claimants who have suffered conditions such as: * Spinal cord injuries * Spinal cord stimulator failures * Low back injuries * Neck injur...

Jordan Lee Newmark, MD, QME Stanford University School of Medicine; Vituity; E&S Newmark Consulting Corp

Redwood City , California
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Chronic pain, acute pain, opioids, addiction, surgery, perioperative, human resources, interventional pain, trauma, medical staff office, interdisciplinary care, medical education
Dr. Newmark is an Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor at Stanford University, an Anesthesiologist and Pain Medicine physician within Vituity, and the President & CEO of E&S Newmark Consulting focused on the practice of medicine, qualified medical evaluation, expert witnessing, career and academic development, and medical-leadership consulting. Prior to this, Dr. Newmark was the Chair of the Department of Anesthesiology of Alameda Health System. The overall focus of Dr. Newmark's career has been to address national health issues through community and health system leadership and medical education, particularly surrounding the topics of perioperative and surgical care quality, opioid safety, addiction related care, pandemic and mass casualty response planning, and addressing health equity and bias in health care delivery. Dr. Newmark’s patient care and clinical interests include chronic and acute pain management, interdisciplinary / procedural pain treatment, team based approaches t...

Robert H. Odell, Jr., MD, PhD Neuropathy & Pain Center of Las Vegas

California
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Low back pain, neck pain, personal injury, facet syndrome, discogenic disease, radiculopathy, CRPS, electromedicine, neuropathic pain, interventional pain management; medication management, including malpractice & DEA defense; over billing in pain management, over utilization in pain management
Dr. Odell is a Stanford and UCLA trained practicing anesthesiologist and pain management physician. A fellow of the Medical Scientist Training Program at Stanford, he received a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering (1974) and his MD (1976). He completed an anesthesia residency at UCLA in 1982. He is a diplomat of the American Board of Anesthesiology, the American Board of Pain Medicine and a Fellow of Interventional Pain Practice (FIPP). Dr. Odell is the Founder of the Neuropathy & Pain Centers of Las Vegas and Owner of Associated Pain Specialists, located in east TN. A well-established pain management expert, he uses a wide variety of pain management techniques to treat patients in his private practices. Patients from around the country seek out the acclaimed Neuropathy and Pain Centers of Las Vegas. Dr. Odell uses Sanexas, an advanced electromedical device that can produce favorable outcomes for treating neuropathic pain by healing the nerves. A broad spectrum of debilitating co...

David Shirazi Orofacial, Sleep Breathing and Functional Orthodontics Expertise

THOUSAND OAKS, California
Dentist, Pain Management - Medicine - Orofacial Pain, Obstructive Sleep Apnea, Snoring, Functional Orthodontics, Acupuncture, Cranio Mandibular Orthopedics, Head, Face, Neck Pain, Chronic Pain, sleep disordered breathing
In addition to clinical practice and research since 2000 as a dentist with emphasis on orofacial pain and sleep disordered breathing, I have been practicing acupuncture since 2006.

Glenna Tolbert, MD Tolbert Rehabilitation

Beverly Hills, California
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Pain Management - Medicine - Spinal Cord Medicine, Independent Medical Exam, Life Care Planning, Orthopedics - Nonsurgical

Shawn Uraine, M.D.

Loma Linda, California
Pain Management - Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehab - Spinal Cord Stimulator, Opioid, Facet, Epidural, Pill Mill, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, CRPS, Opioid Overdose, Radiofrequency Ablation, Medical Necessity, Medical Billing, Independent Medical Examination, IME, spinal cord injury, neuromodulation, fluoroscopy, fraud, platelet rich plasma
Double-board certified physician (physical medicine & rehabilitation and pain medicine). Full-time clinical practice. Assistant professor, Loma Linda University School of Medicine. Experienced expert witness and independent medical examiner – has reviewed over one hundred cases and testified at deposition on numerous occasions.

Shawn Zardouz Expedient Medicolegal Services

Santa Ana, California
Neurology, Pain Management - Medicine - Traumatic Brain Injury, Migraine Headaches, Peripheral Nerve Damage, Neuropathy, Seizures, Epilepsy, Dementia, Parkinson's, Multiple Sclerosis, Alzheimer's, Palliative Care, Standard of Care, Whiplash, Concussion, Chronic Pain, Head Trauma, Vertigo, Stroke, Spinal cord injury, Brain Tumor
Dr. Shawn Zardouz is double board certified in Pain Medicine and Neurology. He began his studies at Johns Hopkins University where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in public health. He earned his medical degree from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan and graduated with a distinction in biomedical research. Dr. Zardouz completed his medicine internship at Loma Linda University Medical Center where he was named intern of the year. He then went on to complete his neurology residency at University of California San Diego (UCSD) and stayed an additional year to complete his pain medicine fellowship at UCSD. Dr. Zardouz has been published in many peer reviewed journals and has presented his findings at several conferences at the national and international levels.

Robert E. Brown, MD Mile High Regenerative And Pain Therapy

Lakewood , Colorado
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Interventional pain management for cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine pain, Back and neck pain, failed back surgery syndrome, complex regional pain syndrome, cervical radiculopathy, lumbar radiculopathy, medication management of chronic pain including opiate therapy.
Robert Brown, MD is double board-certified in anesthesiology and pain medicine. Dr. Brown received his medical degree from the University of Nevada. He completed his post graduate training residency in anesthesiology and pain medicine fellowship at the University of Texas Houston and fellowship training in pediatric anesthesia at Children’s Hospital in Denver Colorado. Dr. Brown had the privilege of training under Prithvi raj, MD during his pain medicine fellowship. Dr. Brown is currently a full-time office-based interventional pain management specialist providing injection therapy with Flororoscopy and ultrasound guidance he performs full-spectrum pain injections to the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine he performs minimally invasive surgeries including spinal cord stimulation trials, kyphoplasty, MILD, and Vertiflex procedures. He is medical director of medication management of chronic pain conditions including opiates in his present clinic. Dr. Brown has been medical Director...

Eric Mehlberg, MD

Golden, Colorado
Anesthesiology, Pain Management - Medicine - Facet, MBB/RFA, epidural SI, major/minor joints and bursae, paravertebrals, peripheral nerve blocks, RFA, SCS, pumps
I am a licensed physician in the State of Colorado. I obtained my license in 2015 when I moved to Colorado and am currently in good standing. I attended the University of Illinois for my MD and obtained my undergraduate degree at Gordon College. Following Medical School, I trained in Anesthesiology at Stanford University Medical Center and Interventional Pain Management at University of California at San Francisco. I have been in private practice since 2015. I hold specialty certificates in both Anesthesiology and Pain Management. I am also Level 2 accredited by the Colorado Workers Compensation Board.   All basic interventional techniques under either fluoroscopy or ultrasonography (Facet, MBB/RFA, epidural [C2 and below; both interlaminar and TFESI, with the caveat that I do not do bilateral or multilevel cervical TFESI ], SI, major/minor joints and bursae, paravertebrals, peripheral nerve blocks, etc). Kyphoplasty. Platelet Rich Plasma regenerative techniques. Spinal Cord Stimu...

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

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

Alexander Kiefer, MD, D.ABA Georgetown University Medical Center

Washington, District Of Columbia
Pain Management - Medicine, Independent Medical Examinations - Chronic Pain, Epidural Injection, Meningitis, Spinal Cord Stimulation, Neuromodulation, Nerve Pain, Opioid - Abuse, Addiction, Overdose, Prescribing, Methadone, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, CRPS, Causalgia, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, RSD, Post-laminectomy, Failed Back, Workers Compensation
Alexander Kiefer, MD, D.ABA is a Harvard-trained, double board-certified, actively-practicing physician specializing in Interventional Chronic Pain Medicine. He is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology at Georgetown University School of Medicine, and is the Director of the Chronic Pain Rotation for Georgetown University's Anesthesiology Residency Program. He is a clinician with extensive experience caring for patients suffering from all chronic pain diagnoses. He maintains busy practices in Washington, DC and Maryland. He attended medical school at Weill Cornell Medical College and completed his residency training in Anesthesiology and Perioperative Care at Georgetown University. He completed fellowship training in Chronic Pain Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), the largest teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School. Dr. Kiefer is an active member of the medical staff of Georgetown University Hospital. He has a special interest in research, medical edu...

Steven Barna, MD, CLCP LCPMD

Tampa, Florida
Life Care Planning, Pain Management - Medicine - Physician Certified Life Care Planner (CLCP), Life Care Plans, Catastrophic injury, Non-catastrophic injury, Board certified in Pain Medicine, Chronic Pain, Personal Injury, Defense and Plaintiff, Expert Witness
LCPMD, LLC. BOARD CERTIFIED PHYSICIANS. CERTIFIED LIFE CARE PLANNERS. ACTIVE CLINICAL PRACTICE. VOCATIONAL EXPERTS. PhD ECONOMISTS. Get Credible, Independently Formulated and Defensible Life Care Plans, Life Care Plan Rebuttals, Vocational Loss of Earnings Capacity Assessments, and Present Value Assessments for Non-Catastrophic and Catastrophic Injuries. VALID INSIGHT FOR TRIAL ATTORNEYS INTO FUTURE MEDICAL NEEDS, CAUSATION, PERMANENCY, LOSS OF EARNINGS CAPACITY, NOMINAL AND PRESENT VALUE COSTS.

Timothy Bundy, DO, MCIME, CLCP, ATC National Life Care Planners

Tampa, Florida
Pain Management - Medicine, Life Care Planning - Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, PM&R, Traumatic Brain Injury, TBI, sports medicine, IME, traumatic injuries, complex regional pain syndrome, CRPS, defense and plaintiff, Tampa, Florida, Impairment Ratings, Causation, Permanency, Independent Medical Examiner, Physician Expert Witness
Fellowship-Trained Pain Medicine and Rehabilitation Physician with six active board certifications and over 20 years of experience. Expertise in the areas of musculoskeletal, spine, brain, and central and peripheral nerve injuries, as well as disability and sports medicine. Active clinical practice. Certified Independent Medical Examiner and Certified Physician Life Care Planner. Has performed over 500 Future Cost of Care and Life Care Plan assessments. Experienced expert at trial and has testified in over 30 depositions. Medical licenses in Florida, Pennsylvania, Minnesota, and Kansas.

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.

Carey B Dachman, MD

Highland Beach, Florida
Rheumatology, Pain Management - Medicine - Fibromyalgia, Autoimmunity, Systemic Lupus, Scleroderma, Polymyositis, Polymyalgia, Inflammatory Arthropathies, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Psoriatic Arthritis, Ankylosing Spondylitis, Osteoporosis, Medication Adverse Events, Steroids
Carey B. Dachman, MD, is a triple-board-certified rheumatologist and pain management specialist who has devoted over two decades to helping others. He has special expertise in the treatment of fibromyalgia symptoms, arthritis, chronic fatigue syndrome and other chronic pain disorders. Dr. Dachman was recognized as a “Top Doctor” in Cook County for over 10 years by Castle-Connolly. He also received a certificate of recognition for his back pain program from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). This program recognizes physicians who deliver superior care to those who suffer from lower back pain. He also earned recognition as a “Top Doctor” in Chicago Magazine and Best of the Best for Chicago Magazine. Dr. Dachman is known for his exceptional bedside manner and often tells patients, “You’re too young to be old!” Board-Certified: American Board of Rheumatology, American Board of Internal Medicine, American Academy of Pain Management Fellow: American College of Rheuma...

Robert J. Friedman, MD Headache & Pain Center of Palm Beach

Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
Neurology, Pain Management - Medicine - Double board certified in Neurology and Pain Management; neurologic injury, traumatic brain injury, TBI,headaches,back pain,RSD,CRPS,Complex Regional Pain Syndrome,reflex sympathetic dystrophy,Fibromyalgia, electrodiagnostic testing,nerve and muscle,EMG,nerve injury, neuropathic pain
Board Certified Neurology, Board Certified Pain Management, Certified IME, ABIME.

Christian D. Gonzalez, MD Spine & Wellness Centers of America

Hollywood, Florida
Pain Management - Medicine, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - Complications of spinal injections and procedures, inappropriate spine procedures, medical marijuana, Intrathecal pump management, opioid management/overdose/misuse, inappropriate spine surgery, CRPS, nerve damage, ketamine infusions, psychedelic management, advanced practitioners' supervision
20 years of medical practice, 16 years solely dedicated to Pain Management, served nationally as VP/President of American Academy of Pain Management, proctor nationally cadaver training for ASA, ASRA, AAPM, ASIPP, WIP. Proctor for major medical companies in the field of Spine and Pain Management, including Medtronic, Boston Scientific, Abbott, Vertos Medical. Academically I have served as Past Division Chief Pain Medicine at University of Massachusetts, University of Miami. Currently, I seat as Division Chief Pain Medicine for Mt. Sinai Medical Center, and Kendall Regional Medical Center. I have done research in the field of pain management and continue to do so, with an emphasis on spinal care, cognitive behavioral therapy, and wellness management, including medical marijuana and psychedelics. I am the CEO/President of Spine & Wellness Centers of America, a Florida based Pain Management practice that oversees 180,000 annual patient encounters. We manage advanced practitioners o...

Mike M. Pappas, DO

Florida
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Pain Management - Medicine - Nursing Homes, Life care planning, Physical medicine and rehabilitation, Pain management, Traumatic brain injury, TBI, Spinal cord injury, amputations, complex regional pain syndrome, CRPS, IME, Pharmaceutical review, Herniated discs
Life care planning, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Pain Management Testifying and treating physician for catastrophic injuries involving Future Care, Permanency, Causation, and Life expectancy for both defense and plaintiff firms. Mild/severe Traumatic Brain Injury, Amputations, Burns, Multi-trauma, Orthopedic injuries, Chronic pain, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Pressure ulcers, Joint replacement complications, Peripheral nerve injuries, Cervical and Lumbar Spine Injuries. Licensed physician in NY in practice and board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Experienced Medical Expert. Clinical instructor at Mount Sinai Medical Center with over 15 years experience. 15 plus years of experience in sub acute facilities/skilled nursing facilities overseeing the rehabilitation of Spinal Cord injuries, Traumatic Brain Injuries, Amputations, Joint Replacements. Medical malpractice, Utilization Reviews, Health Insurance Claims, Workers Compensation, Independent Me...

Melanie H. Rosenblatt, MD Pain Management Strategies

Boca Raton, Florida
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Pain management, Interventional pain management, Opioid prescribing, Addiction Medicine
Melanie Rosenblatt, MD, provides comprehensive medical and interventional pain treatment at Pain Management Strategies. She is dedicated to helping every person achieve optimal pain relief by identifying and treating the precise source of their pain. Dr. Rosenblatt graduated from Stony Brook University School of Medicine in New York, then went on to complete her anesthesia residency and pain training at St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center in Syracuse, New York. She’s board-certified in anesthesiology, pain management, and addiction medicine. In addition to treating patients at her private practice, Dr. Rosenblatt is the medical director of pain management for Broward Health North, which is a Level II trauma center. She also serves as the chairperson of the Credentials and Qualifications Committee and sits on the Medical Executive Board. Dr. Rosenblatt has worked closely with the DEA and local law enforcement to crack down on pill mills in South Florida. She’s on the advisory board...

Aashish Bharara, MD Perimeter Orthopaedics

Atlanta, Georgia
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Pain Management - Medicine

Sudheer Potru, DO, D.ABA, FASAM

Atlanta, Georgia
Pain Management - Medicine, Addiction Medicine - opioids, opioid prescribing, overdose, addiction, suboxone, MAT, anesthesiology, pain medicine, chronic pain, interventional pain, spinal injections, spinal cord stimulation
Dr. Potru is triple-board-certified in anesthesiology, interventional pain medicine, and addiction medicine; he is one of less than 25 clinicians across the country with this combination of certifications and has unique expertise as a result. Dr. Potru is a nationally recognized and well-published expert in the treatment of chronic pain and addiction as well as the treatment of the addicted patient in the perioperative period; he is a question author for the American Board of Anesthesiology's Pain Medicine board exam and sits on numerous national anesthesia/pain committees. Dr. Potru has given talks at the American Society of Anesthesiologists conference, the American Academy of Pain Medicine national meeting, and multiple invited grand rounds presentations on anesthesiology, chronic pain and addiction, including at highly reputed institutions such as the Mayo Clinic. He has special interest in opioid safety/prescribing, opioid and other substance use disorders (addiction), and i...

Jerry Allen Spivey, Jr, MD, D.ABA, CIME Spivey Medical LLC

Greensboro, Georgia
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Addiction Medicine, Narcotics, Opioids, Fentanyl, Benzodiazepines, Spine, Spinal Cord Stimulator, Nerve Blocks, Facet Injection, Steroid injection, Epidural, Pharmacist
Multiple board certifications: Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine by American Board of Anesthesiology, Addiction Medicine by American board of Preventative Medicine, Certified Independent Medical Examiner by the American Board of Independent Medical Examiners. Former owner and pharmacist in charge of successful independent pharmacy. Additional training as a pharmacist in diabetes education of patients, asthma education of patients and immunizations. All of this training was very helpful in medical school, residency and clinical practice.Left the successful pharmacy for medical school, residency in anesthesiology and fellowship in pain medicine. Since finishing my training a majority of time in interventional pain management. I became very proficient in performing the pain relieving procedures including but not limited to cervical, thoracic and lumbar translaminar and transforaminal epidural steroid injections, radiofrequency ablation of medial branches, lateral branches and periphe...

Arnold J. Weil, MD Non-Surgical Orthopaedics, PC

Marietta, Georgia
Pain Management - Medicine, Orthopedics - Non-Surgical - Non-surgical orthopaedic medicine, pain management and sports injuries, back pain, independent medical exams, spinal injections, musculoskeletal, disability, peer review, physical medicine, spine, neck
Arnold J. Weil, MD, a diplomat of the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, is the Chief Executive Officer of Non-Surgical Orthopaedics, P.C., one of the premier orthopaedic practices in the metro Atlanta area. He is also a Clinical Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia. An active lecturer, Dr. Weil speaks nationally and internationally on the nonsurgical management of back and neck pain as well as new advances in pain management.

David P. Russo, DO, MPH, MS Columbia Pain Management, PC

Idaho
Pain Management - Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehab - Disability evaluation and treatment, causation, evaluation of disabling injuries and diseases, Analysis iatrogenic harm caused by treatment for chronic pain syndromes, Analysis and review of mistaken attribution of liability related to the treatment of chronic pain syndromes, Peer review
Dr. Russo was born and raised in the California Central Valley, graduated from Merced High School, and attended UC Berkeley studying psychology, neuroscience, and pre-medical studies. Prior to matriculation to medical school at the University of North Texas Health Science Center-Fort Worth, he also worked in public health at the Sonoma County Health Department. After completing concomitant degrees in medicine, public health, and clinical research he moved on to graduate medical training in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at the Mayo Clinic. Finally, he finished his training in Pain Medicine at Oregon Health Sciences University in the Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine before relocating to Hood River. Dr. Russo has been in active practice in Hood River, Oregon focusing on comprehensive and interventional pain management, rehabilitation medicine, and non-operative orthopedics. He currently serves as President of our state chapter of the American Society of Int...

Asad Cheema, MD Holistic Science Pain Clinic

Joliet, Illinois
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Epidural Steroid Injection, Physical Therapy, Spinal Cord Stimulation, Radiofrequency Ablation, Workers Compensation, Face & Joint Injections, Spinal Injections, Auto Injury, Nerve Blocks, Acupuncture, IME, Trigger Point Injections

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.

Stanley J. Mathew, MD

Illinois
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Pain Management - Medicine - Chronic Pain Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, Migraines, Post Laminectomy Syndrome, Neuropathy, Gait and Balance dysfunction, TBI, Spinal Cord Injury, Stroke, Chronic Neck and low Back Pain, Osteoarthritis , Rotator Cuff, Nerve, Bone and Muscle Specialist
Stanley Mathew, MD, has been an Attending Physician at St Luke's Hospital since October 2009. Dr. Mathew also serves as Chief Executive Officer of American Rehabilitation Medicine , PLLC. He was previously a Chief Resident in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at New York Medical College. Dr. Mathew has extensive experience in the fields of Internal medicine, Physical medicine and rehabilitation, pain management and electrodiagnostic medicine. Dr. Mathew holds board certifications in Physical medicine and Rehabilitation, Pain Medicine, with the American Board of Disability Analysts

R. ANDREW ROBERTSON, M.D. Wellspring Pain Solutions

Columbus, Indiana
Anesthesiology, Pain Management - Medicine - Wrongful Death Due to Opioid Prescribing
I have practiced Interventional and Multi-disciplinary Pain Medicine for over twenty-five years. I have served on several Medical Review Panels in Indiana, and have developed an interest in claims of wrongful death due to opioid prescribing. I am an experienced public speaker.

Dennis A. Wichern, Retired DEA Special Agent in Charge Prescription Drug Consulting LLC

Carmel , Indiana
Pain Management - Medicine, Pharmacist - DEA, DEA Expert, DEA Compliance, DEA Consultant, DEA Compliance Consultant, DEA Pain, DEA Compliance Consultant, DEA Opioid Consultant, DEA MAT, DEA OTP, DEA Pharmacy, DEA Pharmacy Consultant, DEA ASC, DEA Researcher, DEA Training
Dennis Wichern is a partner in Prescription Drug Consulting LLC, where he focuses his efforts on DEA compliance services, risk mitigation initiatives and the development of corrective action plans to protect healthcare organizations, ASC’s, pharmacies and providers nationwide. His experience includes 30 years of public service as a DEA Special Agent retiring in 2018 as the Special Agent in Charge of the Chicago Field Division where he directed all criminal enforcement and diversion control operations in the states of Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, Minnesota and North Dakota with a team of approximately 550 employees. Dennis was the first to develop DEA compliance services and training relating to pain and prescription opioids, SAMHSA MAT and OTP’s regulations, pharmacy and ASC operations, and drug researcher protocols. Dennis is a recognized expert on the dangers of heroin and the prescription drug epidemic and routinely speaks to healthcare organizations, ASC’s, pharmacies and pro...

Joseph E. Brooks, DO USIME

Bettendorf, Iowa
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Pain Management - Medicine
Medical Director, Inpatient Rehab - 4 years Management of: TBI, SCI, CVA, Orthopedic trauma, Spasticity (Botox clinic) Medical Director, Spine - 5 years Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Chronic pain management EMG/NCS - 10 years of experience Experience/training: Board Certified - AOBPMR - PM&R Board Certified - ABPMR - PM&R Board Certified - AOBPMR - Pain Medicine Fellow - AOCPMR Fellow - AAPMR

Stanley J. Mathew, MD

Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Pain Management - Medicine - Chronic Pain Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, Migraines, Post Laminectomy Syndrome, Neuropathy, Gait and Balance dysfunction, TBI, Spinal Cord Injury, Stroke, Chronic Neck and low Back Pain, Osteoarthritis , Rotator Cuff, Nerve, Bone and Muscle Specialist
Stanley Mathew, MD, has been an Attending Physician at St Luke's Hospital since October 2009. Dr. Mathew also serves as Chief Executive Officer of American Rehabilitation Medicine , PLLC. He was previously a Chief Resident in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at New York Medical College. Dr. Mathew has extensive experience in the fields of Internal medicine, Physical medicine and rehabilitation, pain management and electrodiagnostic medicine. Dr. Mathew holds board certifications in Physical medicine and Rehabilitation, Pain Medicine, with the American Board of Disability Analysts

Constantine L Fotopoulos, MD

Overland Park, Kansas
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Pain Management - Medicine - Back Pain, Neck Pain, Knee Pain, Sacroiliac Joint, SIJ, Radiofrequency Ablation, RFA, Genicular, Vertebroplasty, Kyphoplasty, SpineJack, Vertiflex, PainTEQ, Spinal Cord Stimulation, SCS, Dorsal Root Ganglion Stimulation, Epidural Steroid Injections. ESI, Medial Branch Blocks, Compression Fracture
Dr Fotopoulos is a board certified Physiatrist and fellow of the AAPMR. He also holds additional board certifications in Pain Medicine, Sports Medicine, and Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine. He is an accepted industry instructor and educator in numerous minimally invasive interventional procedures. He regularly preforms Epidural Injections, Medial Branch Blocks and Sacroiliac Joint Injections. He in an industry instructor in Radiofrequency Ablation for Cervical, Thoracic, Lumbar, Sacroiliac and the Knee joints. Additionally he preforms and educates in Spinal Cord Stimulation. He was one of the earliest adaptors of the MILD procedure, Vertiflex, PainTEQ percutaneous SIJ fusion, and the Intracept procedure. He also regularly preforms and teaches in Vertebroplasty, Balloon Assisted Vertebroplasty (Kyphoplasty), Sacropasty and SpineJack. Dr Fotopoulos is a proud veteran of the United States Navy Diving community and an active Police Captain and additionally a SWAT Medical Direct...

James P Murphy, MD, MMM, DFASAM Murphy Pain Center

Louisville, Kentucky
Pain Management - Medicine, Addiction Medicine - Chronic pain, Pain Management, addiction, opioids, substance abuse, Suboxone, MAT, prescribing, controlled substance, DEA, medical board, regulations, Kentucky, Indiana
James Patrick Murphy, MD, MMM, DFASAM is a nationally recognized physician leader and expert in Pain Management, Addiction Medicine and controlled substances prescribing. He is the Immediate Past President of the Kentucky Society of Addiction Medicine and is the American Society of Addiction Medicine’s delegate to the American Medical Association’s Substance Use and Pain Care Task Force. Dr. Murphy is founder and CEO of Murphy Pain Center located in New Albany, Indiana. In addition, he serves gratis as an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of Louisville School of Medicine. He is also a past president of the Greater Louisville Medical Society. Dr. Murphy’s credentials are exceptional: ABMS board certifications in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine and Addiction Medicine. He has earned the distinction of Distinguished Fellow, American Society of Addiction Medicine (DFASAM). His subspecialty Pain Medicine fellowship was at Minnesota’s renowned Mayo Clinic, where he also served ...

Michael B. Jacobs, MD, MPH

Potomac, Maryland
Pain Management - Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehab - Interventional, Chronic Pain, Spinal Cord Stimulator, SCS, DRG, PNS, Pain Pump, Epidural, Radiofrequency, PRP, Stem Cells, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, CRPS, Nerve Injury, Post-Operative Pain, Work Injury, Opioids, Buprenorphine, Medical Marijuana, Causation, Impairment
Dr. Jacobs is board certified in Pain Medicine, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and Occupational Medicine. He served over 20 years as a Navy physician, including roles as director of Pain Medicine at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center and specialty consultant to the Navy Surgeon General and White House. He now practices as an Interventional Pain Medicine physician for and is an associate professor of anesthesiology at Georgetown University School of Medicine. Dr. Jacobs serves on the guidelines committee of the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine and is a fellow in the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Dr. Jacobs has an active clinical practice, including the management of complex chronic pain conditions, such as failed back surgery syndrome (post-laminectomy syndrome), complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), post-surgical pain (e.g hernia, joint replacement, nerve injury), and chronic joint, neck, and back pain. He perfo...

Alexander Kiefer, MD, D.ABA Georgetown University Medical Center

Maryland
Pain Management - Medicine, Independent Medical Examinations - Chronic Pain, Epidural Injection, Meningitis, Spinal Cord Stimulation, Neuromodulation, Nerve Pain, Opioid - Abuse, Addiction, Overdose, Prescribing, Methadone, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, CRPS, Causalgia, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, RSD, Post-laminectomy, Failed Back, Workers Compensation
Alexander Kiefer, MD, D.ABA is a Harvard-trained, double board-certified, actively-practicing physician specializing in Interventional Chronic Pain Medicine. He is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology at Georgetown University School of Medicine, and is the Director of the Chronic Pain Rotation for Georgetown University's Anesthesiology Residency Program. He is a clinician with extensive experience caring for patients suffering from all chronic pain diagnoses. He maintains busy practices in Washington, DC and Maryland. He attended medical school at Weill Cornell Medical College and completed his residency training in Anesthesiology and Perioperative Care at Georgetown University. He completed fellowship training in Chronic Pain Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), the largest teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School. Dr. Kiefer is an active member of the medical staff of Georgetown University Hospital. He has a special interest in research, medical edu...

Richard P Marvel, MD Center for Pelvic Pain at Anna

Annapolis, Maryland
Gynecology, Pain Management - Medicine - Chronic Pelvic Pain, Pudendal Neuralgia, ureteral injury, Post Surgical Pain, Peripheral Nerve injuries, Hysterectomy, Endometriosis Surgery, Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery, laparoscopy complications, interstitial cystitis, Pelvic Congestion Syndrome, Vulvodynia, pelvic floor dysfunction
Richard P. Marvel, MD received his undergraduate degree at the Johns Hopkins University where he graduated with honors. Dr. Marvel earned his Medical Degree at West Virginia University and completed his residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Hahnemann University in Philadelphia. He has been on the academic faculty as an Assistant Professor at multiple academic centers including Hahnemann University School of Medicine, the University of Maryland School of Medicine, and the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Following his academic teaching career, he established the Center for Pelvic Pain and built an interdisciplinary practice dedicated to pelvic pain in 2003. His private practice is dedicated to patients with chronic pain conditions. He is an accomplished minimally invasive gynecologic surgeon. He has served on the Board of Directors of the International Pelvic Pain Society and is a Past President. He is a co-founder and serves on the Board of Directors for the Pud...

Justin Wasserman, MD The Pain Treatment Center of Greater Washington

Bethesda, Maryland
Pain Management - Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehab - Addiction, narcotic, opioid, abuse, pain, back, spine, musculoskeletal, low back, neck, radiculopathy, headache, oxycodone, suboxone, pain management, RSD, buprenorphine, opioid addiction, fibromyalgia, headache, migraine,
I'm a physician in the Washington, DC area specializing in Pain Management and addiction medicine, with a parent specialty in Physical Medicine and Rhabilitation. I'm board certified in both Physical Medicine and Rhabilitation and Pain Medicine, and have over 22 years of experience in both specialties. I am known in the entire Washington, DC area as the "go to guy" for intractable chronic pain cases. In fact, most of my referrals come from other pain management doctors who send me their most challenging and complex patients. I have been listed as a Top Doctor in Washingtonian Magazine 7 times, including the most recent 2018 edition. Besides being an expert in the medical management of pain, I am also an expert in the treatment of opioid addiction. I'm certified by the United States Drug Enforcement Agency in the management of opioid addiction using buprenorphine. I have provided independent medical evaluations for many agencies over the years, and I have a long history of prov...

Mark A. Young, MD, MBA, FACP Mark A. Young MD, FACP

White Marsh, Maryland
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Pain Management - Medicine
For 28 years, Dr. Young has dedicated his practice to complex neurol & musculoskeletal disorders. Highly experienced in: Disability Evaluations, IME's, Vocational Rehabilitation, Life Care Planning, Personal Injury, Chart Reviews , Expert Witness activity, Report Writing. Expertise: PM&R, Neurological Rehab, MSK, Pain, Addictions & Integrative Medicine As a published author with formidable academic background, Dr. Young combines quality expertise with professionalism & customer service. Dr. Young combines quality expertise with professionalism & a high commitment to customer service. An experienced academic & writer & international lecturer, Dr Young has published multiple scientific articles in a diverse and prestigious array of medical journals. Dr. Young has published several medical books. Superb writing and oratorical skill with a commitment to quality, timely and user-friendly service. Extensive career background in Vocational rehabilitation, Disability Evaluation, Chart re...

Wilfred L Hynes, MD Tufts Medical Center

Boston, Massachusetts
Pain Management - Medicine - Chronic pain, spine injections, steroid injections, opiates, CRPS, RSD, NECC, nerve injury, cauda equina, sacral fractures, failed back syndrome, facet injections, radiofrequency ablation, overdose, billing fraud, medical billing, personal injury, medical necessity
Award-Winning, Harvard Trained Pain Management Physician in active clinical practice. Tufts Faculty (2005-Present). Harvard Faculty (1997-2005). Double Board Certified (Anesthesia and Pain Management). 10+ years experience Medical Director, Tufts. Opiate Management Committee, Tufts Medical Center (2014-Present). Boston College - Scholar of the College/Gasson Scholar. Experienced expert witness at both deposition and trial. Forensic experience includes medical malpractice, workers’ compensation, criminal matters, and health care fraud

Tom Simopoulos, M.D., M.A. Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Southborough, Massachusetts
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - opioids, spinal cord stimulator, radiofrequency procedures, spinal injections, complex regional pain syndrome, Persistent pain after injuries, interventional pain, criminal, fraud, CRPS, ablations, nerve injury, chronic pain, failed back surgery, over dose, personal injury, RSD, disc herniation
Thomas T. Simopoulos, MD, MA, is a Harvard trained and faculty pain management specialist at the Arnold Pain Management Center and an anesthesiologist in the Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC). He is also an Associate Professor in Anesthesia at the Harvard Medical School. He has multiple teaching awards by fellows in training and recognized as "Top Doctor" in the Boston area since 2017. Dr. Simopoulos attended medical school at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in Worcester. He completed his postdoctoral training at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Faulkner Hospital in Boston. Dr. Simopoulos holds a Masters of Arts degree in Biochemistry from Brandeis University in Waltham. He is board-certified in Anesthesiology with a Pain Medicine subspecialty. Dr. Simopoulos has strong clinical interests that include radiofrequency technology, intradiscal therapies and e...

Daniel Southren, MD, MBA

Boston, Massachusetts
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, CRPS, RSD, Nerve Injury, Nerve Pain, Failed Back, Epidural Injections, Hematoma, Pain Medicine, Interventional Pain, Opioids, Opioid Overdose, Utilization, Disability, Vertebral Augmentation, Spinal Cord Stimulation, Neuromodulation, Anesthesiology
Dr. Daniel L Southren, M.D. is a Harvard-trained physician who is double-board certified in both Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine. He works in clinical development for a biotechnology company and maintains his anesthesia practice at a number of Harvard affiliated teaching hospitals. Previously, he worked as an Assistant Professor at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Southren completed his Interventional Pain Medicine Fellowship at the Massachusetts General Hospital-Harvard Medical School and his Anesthesiology Residency at the University of Michigan. He completed his M.D. and M.B.A. at Columbia University in New York City. His clinical expertise is in the treatment of acute and chronic pain patients with both malignant and non malignant pain diagnoses, and the practice of general anesthesiology. His ability to distill complex medical issues into coherent and accessible language has been at the core of his success as an educator, clinician and consultant. EXPERTISE: Interven...

John E. Easa, MD, FIPP Center for Advanced Interventional Spine Treatment

Holland, Michigan
Pain Management - Medicine - Substance Use Disorder

John S. Schultz, MD Medical Rehabilitation Group, PC

Saline, Michigan
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Pain Management - Medicine - Pain Management, Epidural Injections, Radiofrequency, Neurotomy, Interventional Spine, Electrodiagnostic Medicine, Low Back Pain, Neck Pain, Chronic Pain, Opioid Abuse, Opioid Overdose, Nerve Injuries, Injection Injuries
Dr. Schultz completed his residency training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Michigan, where he also served as Chief Resident. He then joined the faculty in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Michigan, achieving the rank of Associate Professor and remained there until 2008. He served as Chief of the University of Michigan Spine Program and the Program Director of the Interventional Spine Program and ACGME accredited Pain Fellowships. He also won several teaching awards. He is now in private practice at Medical Rehabilitation Group, PC in Grand Blanc, Michigan. Dr. Schultz is Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Pain Medicine and Electrodiagnostic Medicine. He is a member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine, North American Spine Society and Spine Intervention Society. He has authored numerous articl...

Steven M. Wiener, MD Michigan Interventional Pain Associates

West Bloomfield, Michigan
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Interventional Pain Medicine

Jack E. Hubbard, MD, PhD IME, Inc

Plymouth, Minnesota
Neurology, Pain Management - Medicine - head trauma and concussion, spine pain, headache, complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), myofascial pain syndrome, myofacial trigger points
multiple publications in both medical and medical-legal journals Co-author of three volume set in the ABA Medical Legal Guides series published by the American Bar Association titled Head Trauma and Brain Injury for Lawyers, The Spine for Lawyers, and Clinical Anatomy for Lawyers Co-author of Anatomy and Physiology for Legal Professionals

Constantine L Fotopoulos, MD

Missouri
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Pain Management - Medicine - Back Pain, Neck Pain, Knee Pain, Sacroiliac Joint, SIJ, Radiofrequency Ablation, RFA, Genicular, Vertebroplasty, Kyphoplasty, SpineJack, Vertiflex, PainTEQ, Spinal Cord Stimulation, SCS, Dorsal Root Ganglion Stimulation, Epidural Steroid Injections. ESI, Medial Branch Blocks, Compression Fracture
Dr Fotopoulos is a board certified Physiatrist and fellow of the AAPMR. He also holds additional board certifications in Pain Medicine, Sports Medicine, and Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine. He is an accepted industry instructor and educator in numerous minimally invasive interventional procedures. He regularly preforms Epidural Injections, Medial Branch Blocks and Sacroiliac Joint Injections. He in an industry instructor in Radiofrequency Ablation for Cervical, Thoracic, Lumbar, Sacroiliac and the Knee joints. Additionally he preforms and educates in Spinal Cord Stimulation. He was one of the earliest adaptors of the MILD procedure, Vertiflex, PainTEQ percutaneous SIJ fusion, and the Intracept procedure. He also regularly preforms and teaches in Vertebroplasty, Balloon Assisted Vertebroplasty (Kyphoplasty), Sacropasty and SpineJack. Dr Fotopoulos is a proud veteran of the United States Navy Diving community and an active Police Captain and additionally a SWAT Medical Direct...

Anthony H Guarino, MD GES, Inc.

Chesterfield, Missouri
Pain Management - Medicine - Injection Complications, Opioid, Improper medication management, Spinal and epidural injections, Spinal cord injury from an injection, Nerve injury, Radiofrequency neuroablation injuries, Spine laser surgery, Spinal endoscopic surgery, spinal cord stimulators, intrathecal pumps
Dr. Anthony Guarino is a nationally recognized pain management expert and a celebrated clinician, teacher, author and researcher. His interest in pain management began during his undergraduate work at Yale University, and developed further during graduate studies in religion at Yale Divinity School. He completed a medical degree at the University of Maryland, an internship in medicine at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore and an anesthesiology residency and formal training in pain management at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. Dr. Guarino served as director of pain management services for Washington University at Barnes Jewish West County Hospital for 21 years before accepting a new director position for Physician Partners of America in FL. He has over 20 years of experience working with both plaintiff and defense attorneys. The thoroughness of his work in combination with his ability to clearly communicate his findings to both attorneys and juries has lead him to have a very busy consulta...

F. Michael Ferrante, MD

Nevada
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Pain Management/Medicine, Interventional Pain Management, Back Pain, Neck Pain, Nerve Blocks, Intrathecal Pumps, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Spinal Cord Stimulation, Spinal Injections, Epidural, Cervical Injections, Radiofrequency
F. Michael Ferrante, MD, holds a BS in Biology from Tulane University, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude, and a MD from New York Medical College. Dr. Ferrante completed residencies in Internal Medicine and Anesthesiology at Emory University Affiliated Hospitals. Between his residencies he did one year of an infectious disease fellowship at Barnes Hospital, Washington University. After Anesthesiology residency, he received his fellowship in Pain Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School. Dr. Ferrante is currently the Director of the UCLA Comprehensive Pain Center and Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology and Medicine at the University of California at Los Angeles. Prior to coming to UCLA, Dr. Ferrante was the Director of Pain Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital and before that, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School. He was a member of the ASRA Board of Directors (1996-2011) and former President of ASRA (2007-2009). He is ...

Dan Laird, M.D., J.D. Flamingo Medical Clinic

Las Vegas, Nevada
Pain Management - Medicine, Family Medicine - telemedicine, primary care, opioids, overdose, benzodiazepines, respiratory depression, apnea, pain management, pain medicine, pain relief, overdose, prescribing, medical necessity, oxycodone, hydrocodone, morphine, hydromorphone, gabapentin, sleep apnea, hypoxia, anoxic brain damage, analgesia
Dr. Laird has more than 25 years of experience as a primary care and pain management physician. He has extensive experience safely prescribing opioids and is familiar with the consequences of not only over-prescribing, but also under-prescribing of opioids. Dr. Laird holds expertise in anesthesiology and the pharmacology of opioids, benzodiazepines, sedatives, hypnotics, and other sedating medications. He is also intimately familiar with how these medications interact to cause respiratory depression, airway obstruction, apnea, and overdose. Dr. Laird is familiar with the legal and medical issues related to allegations of overprescribing opioids. He is familiar with the standard of care with regard to urine drug testing (UDS) and the pros and cons of the same. Dr. Laird has expertise in the medical and legal aspects of addiction, physical and psychological dependence, withdrawal, diversion, misuse, and the management of opioid addiction. Though Dr. Laird is trained as both a physic...

James G. Marx, MD James G. Marx, MD, Ltd.

Las Vegas, Nevada
Pain Management - Medicine, Addiction Medicine - Standard of Care in Pain Prescribing, Prescribing for Addicts, Excessive Prescribing, Methadone, Overdose, Inappropriate Prescribing, Addiction vs. Dependence, Overdoses, Opiates, Prescription Management Programs, Medical Defense Trial Strategy, Medical Malpractice Claim Management, Pain Management
Board Certified - American Board of Anesthesiology, American Board of Pain Medicine, American Board of Addiction Medicine,Medical Review Officer inactive.Responsible for Risk Management and Medical Malpractice Litigation Support through Nevada Docs Care LLC.

Robert H. Odell, Jr., MD, PhD Neuropathy & Pain Center of Las Vegas

Las Vegas, Nevada
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Low back pain, neck pain, personal injury, facet syndrome, discogenic disease, radiculopathy, CRPS, electromedicine, neuropathic pain, interventional pain management; medication management, including malpractice & DEA defense; over billing in pain management, over utilization in pain management
Dr. Odell is a Stanford and UCLA trained practicing anesthesiologist and pain management physician. A fellow of the Medical Scientist Training Program at Stanford, he received a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering (1974) and his MD (1976). He completed an anesthesia residency at UCLA in 1982. He is a diplomat of the American Board of Anesthesiology, the American Board of Pain Medicine and a Fellow of Interventional Pain Practice (FIPP). Dr. Odell is the Founder of the Neuropathy & Pain Centers of Las Vegas and Owner of Associated Pain Specialists, located in east TN. A well-established pain management expert, he uses a wide variety of pain management techniques to treat patients in his private practices. Patients from around the country seek out the acclaimed Neuropathy and Pain Centers of Las Vegas. Dr. Odell uses Sanexas, an advanced electromedical device that can produce favorable outcomes for treating neuropathic pain by healing the nerves. A broad spectrum of debilitating co...

Katherine D. Travnicek, MD Pain Institute of Nevada

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

Ruchir Gupta, MD Stony Brook School of Medicine

New Jersey
Anesthesiology, Pain Management - Medicine - Anesthesia, Airway/Difficult Airway, Sedation/ Propofol (Diprivan), Sedation by non-anesthesiologist practitioner, Life Care Planning, Acute Pain Management, Postoperative Pain Management, Ambulatory Anesthesia, Office Anesthesia, CPR, Central Lines, Trauma Anesthesiology, Critical Care Surgery
Board Certified Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology in full clinical practice at Stony Brook School of Medicine. He also serves as the Medical Lead for the Enhanced Recovery after Surgery Program. He has worked as part of the Quality Assurance (QA) committee where he reviewed hundreds of charts and offered his opinion on the anesthetic care of various patients. He is also an author of 2 anesthesia books and over a dozen book chapters and was recently awarded a grant to study the effects of a new pharmaceutical drug on airway pressures. He is also the Section Editor for the Perioperative Medicine Journal. Dr. Gupta has over 5 years of experience reviewing records and has been trained by SEAK as an expert medical witness. Dr. Gupta enjoys teaching, lecturing, and writing about anesthesia. He is a talented debater and lecturer and has given national presentations in the field of Anesthesiology. He is an expert in all areas of anesthesia including patient safety, perioperative ...

Ronald D Karnaugh, MD JFK Neuroscience Institute

Edison, New Jersey
Pain Management - Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehab - Interventional Spine & Pain Management, Medical Malpractice, Independent Medical Examination IME, Motor Vehicle Injuries, Workers' Compensation, Expert Witness, AffIdavits, Depositions, Testimony, Medical File Review, Comprehensive Medical & Rehabilitation Evaluations, Life Care Plan recommendatIons

Sagar S. Parikh, MD, FAAPMR

Jersey City, New Jersey
Pain Management - Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehab - Pain Medicine, Interventional Pain, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Sports Medicine, Workers Compensation, Independent Medical Exams, IMEs
Certification: Board Certified in PM&R Board Certified in Pain Medicine Memberships: American Academy of Pain Medicine NYNJSIPP – Society of Interventional Pain Practitioners Association of Academic Physiatrists American Academy of PM&R Work Experience Interventional & Integrative Pain Physician Downtown Pain Management 2021-Present Director Center for Sports & Spine Medicine ACGME - JFK Pain Fellowship Attending Physician Interventional Pain Medicine JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute Hackensack Meridian Health 2015-Present Interventional Pain Physician University Pain Medicine Center Private Practice 2013-2015 Academic Appointments: Pain Fellowship Director - Department of PM&R at JFK Johnson Rehabilitation Institute Edison, NJ Assistant Professor - Department of PM&R at UMDNJ-Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Assistant Professor - Department of PM&R at Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine Special Assignments / Leadership: GATHER-ED Opioid Curriculum Group Lead...

Adam J Carinci, MD, MBA University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

Rochester, New York
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, CRPS, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, RSD, Nerve Injury, Nerve Pain, Failed Back, Epidural Injections, Hematoma, Chronic pain, Opioids, Pill Mills, Overprescribing, Addiction, Fraud, IME, Independent Medical examinations, Medical Billing, Medical Coding, Fibromyalgia
Pain management thought leader. Chief of Pain Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center. University of Rochester Faculty. Former Harvard Faculty. Johns Hopkins and Harvard trained. Winner of multiple awards for clinical excellence. Well-published. Significant teaching experience. Experienced expert witness at both deposition and trial. Broad variety of expert witness experience including CRPS litigation, medical malpractice, personal injury, overdose, and opioid fraud and abuse matters. Has performed over 500 independent medical examinations.

Ruchir Gupta, MD Stony Brook School of Medicine

New York, New York
Anesthesiology, Pain Management - Medicine - Anesthesia, Airway/Difficult Airway, Sedation/ Propofol (Diprivan), Sedation by non-anesthesiologist practitioner, Life Care Planning, Acute Pain Management, Postoperative Pain Management, Ambulatory Anesthesia, Office Anesthesia, CPR, Central Lines, Trauma Anesthesiology, Critical Care Surgery
Board Certified Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology in full clinical practice at Stony Brook School of Medicine. He also serves as the Medical Lead for the Enhanced Recovery after Surgery Program. He has worked as part of the Quality Assurance (QA) committee where he reviewed hundreds of charts and offered his opinion on the anesthetic care of various patients. He is also an author of 2 anesthesia books and over a dozen book chapters and was recently awarded a grant to study the effects of a new pharmaceutical drug on airway pressures. He is also the Section Editor for the Perioperative Medicine Journal. Dr. Gupta has over 5 years of experience reviewing records and has been trained by SEAK as an expert medical witness. Dr. Gupta enjoys teaching, lecturing, and writing about anesthesia. He is a talented debater and lecturer and has given national presentations in the field of Anesthesiology. He is an expert in all areas of anesthesia including patient safety, perioperative ...

Ronald D Karnaugh, MD JFK Neuroscience Institute

New York
Pain Management - Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehab - Interventional Spine & Pain Management, Medical Malpractice, Independent Medical Examination IME, Motor Vehicle Injuries, Workers' Compensation, Expert Witness, AffIdavits, Depositions, Testimony, Medical File Review, Comprehensive Medical & Rehabilitation Evaluations, Life Care Plan recommendatIons

Mike M. Pappas, DO

Astoria, New York
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Pain Management - Medicine - Nursing Homes, Life care planning, Physical medicine and rehabilitation, Pain management, Traumatic brain injury, TBI, Spinal cord injury, amputations, complex regional pain syndrome, CRPS, IME, Pharmaceutical review, Herniated discs
Life care planning, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Pain Management Testifying and treating physician for catastrophic injuries involving Future Care, Permanency, Causation, and Life expectancy for both defense and plaintiff firms. Mild/severe Traumatic Brain Injury, Amputations, Burns, Multi-trauma, Orthopedic injuries, Chronic pain, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Pressure ulcers, Joint replacement complications, Peripheral nerve injuries, Cervical and Lumbar Spine Injuries. Licensed physician in NY in practice and board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Experienced Medical Expert. Clinical instructor at Mount Sinai Medical Center with over 15 years experience. 15 plus years of experience in sub acute facilities/skilled nursing facilities overseeing the rehabilitation of Spinal Cord injuries, Traumatic Brain Injuries, Amputations, Joint Replacements. Medical malpractice, Utilization Reviews, Health Insurance Claims, Workers Compensation, Independent Me...

Aarti Singla, MD, MBA, CIME

Cincinnati, Ohio
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Pain Management - Medicine - Spine injury, Back Pain, Sciatica, Nerve blocks, Radiculopathy, Spondylosis, Spinal Stenosis, Chronic Pain, Neuropathy, non-surgical orthopedic care, regenerative medicine, herniated discs
Dr. Singla is a dual Board-Certified Johns Hopkins Trained Physiatrist (ABPMR) specializing in interventional pain management, non-surgical orthopedic care, and chronic pain management. She is Board-Certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Pain Medicine (AAPMR) and a certified Independent Medical Examiner (ABIME). She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and completed an ACGME- Accredited Fellowship in Pain Medicine. Additional Certifications include: Regenerative Competency by American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians. She holds active licenses in Ohio and Kentucky. 10+ years in practice in multiple settings including: outpatient private practice and inpatient hospital practice. Areas of expertise include: Spine injury, Back Pain, Sciatica, Nerve blocks, Radiculopathy, Spondylosis, Spinal Stenosis, Chronic Pain, Neuropathy, Non-surgical orthopedic care, Regenerative medicine, and Herniated discs.

F. Michael Ferrante, MD

Oregon
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Pain Management/Medicine, Interventional Pain Management, Back Pain, Neck Pain, Nerve Blocks, Intrathecal Pumps, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Spinal Cord Stimulation, Spinal Injections, Epidural, Cervical Injections, Radiofrequency
F. Michael Ferrante, MD, holds a BS in Biology from Tulane University, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude, and a MD from New York Medical College. Dr. Ferrante completed residencies in Internal Medicine and Anesthesiology at Emory University Affiliated Hospitals. Between his residencies he did one year of an infectious disease fellowship at Barnes Hospital, Washington University. After Anesthesiology residency, he received his fellowship in Pain Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School. Dr. Ferrante is currently the Director of the UCLA Comprehensive Pain Center and Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology and Medicine at the University of California at Los Angeles. Prior to coming to UCLA, Dr. Ferrante was the Director of Pain Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital and before that, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School. He was a member of the ASRA Board of Directors (1996-2011) and former President of ASRA (2007-2009). He is ...

David P. Russo, DO, MPH, MS Columbia Pain Management, PC

Hood River, Oregon
Pain Management - Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehab - Disability evaluation and treatment, causation, evaluation of disabling injuries and diseases, Analysis iatrogenic harm caused by treatment for chronic pain syndromes, Analysis and review of mistaken attribution of liability related to the treatment of chronic pain syndromes, Peer review
Dr. Russo was born and raised in the California Central Valley, graduated from Merced High School, and attended UC Berkeley studying psychology, neuroscience, and pre-medical studies. Prior to matriculation to medical school at the University of North Texas Health Science Center-Fort Worth, he also worked in public health at the Sonoma County Health Department. After completing concomitant degrees in medicine, public health, and clinical research he moved on to graduate medical training in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at the Mayo Clinic. Finally, he finished his training in Pain Medicine at Oregon Health Sciences University in the Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine before relocating to Hood River. Dr. Russo has been in active practice in Hood River, Oregon focusing on comprehensive and interventional pain management, rehabilitation medicine, and non-operative orthopedics. He currently serves as President of our state chapter of the American Society of Int...

Ignacio J Badiola, MD

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - CRPS/RSD, Acute/Chronic Pain, Regional Anesthesia, Opiate/Opioid, Fibromyalgia, Nerve Damage, Low Back/Neck Pain, Neuropathic Pain, Sciatica, Injection, Spinal Stimulator, Medical Record Review, anesthetic care including airway, intubation, dental injuries, orthopedic anesthesia, medication errors
-Double Board Certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Management with extra fellowship training in acute pain management and regional anesthesia -Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Pain Management at the University of Pennsylvania with a very busy clinical practice involving a broad spectrum of chronic pain conditions and anesthesiology including acute and chronic pain states and high acuity patients in the operating room -Substantial experience in the evaluation and management of pain-related and anesthetic complications -Extensive experience in operating room anesthesia in both supervision of Certified Nurse Anesthetist ( CRNA ) and direct provision of anesthetic care -Extensive experience in the education of medical students, residents and fellows in anesthesiology and pain management -Senior fellow at the Leonard Davis Institute at the University of Pennsylvania -Extensive research and teaching experience (at all levels-from laypeople in the community to other medical...

Jason Brajer, MD JB Pain Free MD

BRYN MAWR, Pennsylvania
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Interventional Pain Management, Spinal Injections, Narcotic Administration, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, lumbar radiculopathy, cervical radiculopathy, chronic pain
Full-time office based interventional pain management with fluoroscopy. All spinal injections done from basic epidurals to spinal cord stimulation. Clinically active full time, board certified in anesthesiology [33 yr] and pain management [25 yr] Medical malpractice expert, defense and plaintiff, 15 years with less than 20% professional income from this source Consultant for Blue Shield / Highmark of PA Founding Director, Montgomery Pain Center Former Associate chairman, Dept of Anesthesiology, Montgomery Hospital

Veena Graff, MD University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

Penn Valley, Pennsylvania
Anesthesiology, Pain Management - Medicine - General Anesthesia, Sedation, Intubation, Extubation, Airway, Difficult Airway, Trauma Anesthesia, Acute/Chronic/Peri-operative Pain Management, Regional Anesthesiology, Peripheral Nerve Blocks, Epidural Anesthesia, Spinal Anesthesia, Orthopedic Anesthesia, Ultrasound guided procedures
Dr. Graff is board certified in both anesthesiology & pain medicine. She is currently an assistant professor in the department of anesthesiology & critical care and the division chief of regional anesthesiology and acute pain medicine at the elite, Ivy League institution, the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine. She is also the fellowship program director for regional anesthesiology and acute pain medicine. She supervises and teaches fellow physicians, resident physicians, medical students, and nurse anesthetists on a daily basis. Dr. Graff currently serves as the co-chair of the University of Pennsylvania Health System's Opioid Task Force, Inpatient Sector for all six hospitals under the health system. This task force focuses on reducing opioid-related harm for Penn Medicine's patients, promoting evidence-based opioid prescribing habits, and overseeing quality and safety metrics with opioid prescribing in the inpatient sector. Dr. Graff also holds an associate f...

Taras Grosh, MD Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania - Perelman School of Medicine

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Anesthesiology, Pain Management - Medicine - Regional Anesthesiology, Acute Pain, Chronic Pain, Peripheral Nerve Blocks, Epidural Anesthesia, Spinal Anesthesia, Orthopedic Anesthesia, Ultrasound guided procedures, Nerve Injury, General Anesthesia, Sedation, Intubation, Extubation, Difficult Airway, Trauma,
Dr. Grosh is a board certified and fellowship trained assistant professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia he is fellowship trained in Regional Anesthesia Acute Pain and Chronic Pain. Dr. Grosh is the Director of Orthopedic Anesthesiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. Dr. Grosh is an expert in the field of regional anesthesia, peripheral nerve blocks, nerve injury, anesthesia for total joint arthroplasty including knee, hip, shoulder, elbow, wrist as well as traumatology and airway management. Dr. Grosh also staffs Penn’s acute/chronic pain consult service creating care plans for patients with a history of opioid use disorder, acute on chronic pain, or chronic pain exacerbations. Dr. Grosh is part of Penn Medicine's Multidisciplinary Nerve Center identifying and treating refractory nerve injury; the first of its kind in the Philadelphia area. Dr. Gr...

Philip S Kim, MD Center for Interventional Pain Spine, LLC

Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Expertise in pain management in medical and surgical interventions. Involved and active within medical and pain societies. Author and editor of various textbooks and papers. On consensus panel for intrathecal drug delivery and neurostimulation. Physician representative for controlled substance in DE
In process of getting masters in integrative and functional medicine. Certificate of advance fellowship with anti-aging and regenerative medicine society.

Don A Koenigsberg, DO

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Spine,Neck,back,lumbar,cervical,auto,pain,epidural,injection,RSD,nerve,injury,
I was the Chairman of Anesthesiology at St Agnes Medical Center in Philadelphia for 14 years.They were a national leader in Burn Care. I have extensive experience in interventional pain management. My practice now is very active and I see 80-100 patients a week most of which are not involved in litigation. Certified by American Board of Independent Medical Examiners.

Randall N Smith, MD Richard H. Kaplan, MD, PC

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Orthopedics - Non-Surgical, Pain Management - Medicine - Expert in work injuries, motor vehicle injuries, and disability, Spinal injuries, Orthopedics (non-surgical)
Randall N. Smith, MD is Board Certified in orthopedic surgery. He has over 40 years experience with 23 years as an orthopedic surgeon specializing in trauma. He has an ongoing full time practice and teaches students. He was a medical director at a surgicenter for over 10 years. He presently oversees a practice which includes acupuncture, chiropractic, therapy, psychology, physiatry, and orthopedics. He is certified in pain management and performed various interventional procedures in the surgicenter.

Richard M Sobel, MD Jefferson Medical School

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Psychiatry, Pain Management - Medicine - Psychopharmacology, Worker's Compensation, Post-traumatic Stress Disorder, Sleep, Depression, Anxiety, Compex Regional Pain Syndrome, Neuropathic Pain, Trauma, Opioids, Addiction, Medication
Specialty focus: Pain Medicine (for which I have sub-specialty board certification) psychotherapy, and Psychopharmacology. Academics: Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Jefferson Medical School. Recipient of two resident teaching awards. Leadership: President of Greater Philadelphia Pain Society (local chapter of the American Pain Society) 2013-2015 Special skills: (1) Communication: I have lectured extensively on the management of depression and chronic pain to both large and small audiences. (2) Organization: I manage a large solo practice using a computer-based practice management system which I wrote and have updated for over 20 years.

Christopher Janssen, MD Sanford Medical Center

Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Pain Management - Medicine - Life Care Planning, Life Expectancy, Future Medical Needs, Traumatic Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury, Amputation, Independent Medical Examinations, Impairment Rating, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Spine Pain, Joint injuries, Nerve injuries, Soft tissue injuries, Causation, Whiplash
Double Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Pain Medicine. Clinical Assistant Professor Sanford USD School of Medicine. Experienced Interventional Pain Management practitioner specializing in interventional spine procedures, electrodiagnostics, impairment ratings, independent medical evaluations, and life care planning. Chief Resident at Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, #1 Rated in US News & World Report over 20 years. Licensed in South Dakota, North Dakota, Minnesota and Texas

Vishal Kancherla, DO Texas Orthopedics Sports and Rehabilitation

Austin, Texas
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Pain Management - Medicine - radiofrequency ablation, spinal cord stimulators, nerve blocks, EPI steroid injections, spine injections, sacroiliac injections, trigger point injections, regenerative medicine, transforaminal epidural steroid injections, ultrasound guided injections, fluoroscopic guided injections
Dr. Vishal Kancherla is dually Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Pain Medicine and is currently active in practice. He has over a decade of wide-ranging medico legal experience with focus on musculoskeletal, spine and pain medicine related to personal and work related injuries. Extensive knowledge base and use of the official disability guidelines. Has examined injured persons for insurance companies and law firms and has reviewed hundreds of thousands of pages of records, files and medical charts for insurance companies and independent review organizations. He has been deposed multiple times and is a persuasive and effective expert witness with a heavy focus on objective data, image interpretation, and meticulous focus on the details. This real word experience is integral to Dr. Kancherla’s expertise and success as a medical expert witness. Specialty Focus: Causation and treatment of spine disorders related to MVA, personal injury, and work related injuri...

Alexander Kiefer, MD, D.ABA Georgetown University Medical Center

Virginia
Pain Management - Medicine, Independent Medical Examinations - Chronic Pain, Epidural Injection, Meningitis, Spinal Cord Stimulation, Neuromodulation, Nerve Pain, Opioid - Abuse, Addiction, Overdose, Prescribing, Methadone, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, CRPS, Causalgia, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, RSD, Post-laminectomy, Failed Back, Workers Compensation
Alexander Kiefer, MD, D.ABA is a Harvard-trained, double board-certified, actively-practicing physician specializing in Interventional Chronic Pain Medicine. He is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology at Georgetown University School of Medicine, and is the Director of the Chronic Pain Rotation for Georgetown University's Anesthesiology Residency Program. He is a clinician with extensive experience caring for patients suffering from all chronic pain diagnoses. He maintains busy practices in Washington, DC and Maryland. He attended medical school at Weill Cornell Medical College and completed his residency training in Anesthesiology and Perioperative Care at Georgetown University. He completed fellowship training in Chronic Pain Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), the largest teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School. Dr. Kiefer is an active member of the medical staff of Georgetown University Hospital. He has a special interest in research, medical edu...

Akhtar Purvez, MD PAIN & SPINE CENTER OF CHARLOTTESVILLE

Charlottesville, Virginia
Pain Management - Medicine, Independent Medical Examinations - Interventional Pain Management, Sports Medicine, Workman's Compensation Cases, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Orthopedic-Non Surgical, Disability Evaluation, Neurology, Physical Medicine and Rehab, Addiction Medicine
Dr. Purvez is a highly qualified and experienced interventional pain physician who trained in Head & Neck Surgery in India, in Anesthesiology at Boston University, and in Pain Medicine at the University of Virginia. Dr. Purvez is certified by the American Board of Pain Medicine, the American Board of Anesthesiology in Pain Medicine, and the American Board of Disability Analysts. He has been in pain practice since 2002. He has been a Clinical Adjunct Professor at Lincoln Memorial University. He has been a member of the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians (ASIPP), Spine Intervention Society (SIS), American Medical Association (AMA), and American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (ASRA). He has authored numerous articles and a book chapter on pain in the American College of Physicians (ACP) Manual of Critical Care. He also wrote a chapter on pain management in the book titled 'Care of the Older African Adult' He sits on the advisory board of 'The Journa...

David P. Russo, DO, MPH, MS Columbia Pain Management, PC

Washington
Pain Management - Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehab - Disability evaluation and treatment, causation, evaluation of disabling injuries and diseases, Analysis iatrogenic harm caused by treatment for chronic pain syndromes, Analysis and review of mistaken attribution of liability related to the treatment of chronic pain syndromes, Peer review
Dr. Russo was born and raised in the California Central Valley, graduated from Merced High School, and attended UC Berkeley studying psychology, neuroscience, and pre-medical studies. Prior to matriculation to medical school at the University of North Texas Health Science Center-Fort Worth, he also worked in public health at the Sonoma County Health Department. After completing concomitant degrees in medicine, public health, and clinical research he moved on to graduate medical training in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at the Mayo Clinic. Finally, he finished his training in Pain Medicine at Oregon Health Sciences University in the Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine before relocating to Hood River. Dr. Russo has been in active practice in Hood River, Oregon focusing on comprehensive and interventional pain management, rehabilitation medicine, and non-operative orthopedics. He currently serves as President of our state chapter of the American Society of Int...

Jennifer E Souders, MD Souders Independent Medical Consultations PLLC

Seattle, Washington
Pain Management - Medicine, Addiction Medicine - toxicology, impairment, prescription, drugs, opioids, cannabis/marijuana, alcohol, criminal, DUI/DWI, felony, civil, personal injury, dram shop, overdose
I am a physician (M.D.) who is Board Certified in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine, and Addiction Medicine. As a consultant in forensic/legal cases, my main area of focus involves the clinical toxicology of prescription medications, recreational drugs and substances of abuse, marijuana/cannabis, and alcohol. My training and education include the interpretation of clinical and forensic toxicology test results in multiple matrices, including blood, urine, serum, hair, and nails. In addition, my training and education include safe opioid prescribing procedures, interpretation of prescribing records, assessment of patient responses to prescribed opioids, and overdose prevention education and practices. Unlike non-physicians who review toxicology test results in forensic cases, as a clinician I am able to read, interpret, and testify on the contents of medical records. I understand that the presence of a positive test result does not necessarily constitute the presence of impairment or obs...

Alexander Kiefer, MD, D.ABA Georgetown University Medical Center

West Virginia
Pain Management - Medicine, Independent Medical Examinations - Chronic Pain, Epidural Injection, Meningitis, Spinal Cord Stimulation, Neuromodulation, Nerve Pain, Opioid - Abuse, Addiction, Overdose, Prescribing, Methadone, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, CRPS, Causalgia, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, RSD, Post-laminectomy, Failed Back, Workers Compensation
Alexander Kiefer, MD, D.ABA is a Harvard-trained, double board-certified, actively-practicing physician specializing in Interventional Chronic Pain Medicine. He is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology at Georgetown University School of Medicine, and is the Director of the Chronic Pain Rotation for Georgetown University's Anesthesiology Residency Program. He is a clinician with extensive experience caring for patients suffering from all chronic pain diagnoses. He maintains busy practices in Washington, DC and Maryland. He attended medical school at Weill Cornell Medical College and completed his residency training in Anesthesiology and Perioperative Care at Georgetown University. He completed fellowship training in Chronic Pain Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), the largest teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School. Dr. Kiefer is an active member of the medical staff of Georgetown University Hospital. He has a special interest in research, medical edu...

Jack E. Hubbard, MD, PhD IME, Inc

Wisconsin
Neurology, Pain Management - Medicine - head trauma and concussion, spine pain, headache, complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), myofascial pain syndrome, myofacial trigger points
multiple publications in both medical and medical-legal journals Co-author of three volume set in the ABA Medical Legal Guides series published by the American Bar Association titled Head Trauma and Brain Injury for Lawyers, The Spine for Lawyers, and Clinical Anatomy for Lawyers Co-author of Anatomy and Physiology for Legal Professionals
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