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, Back Pain, Opioids, Neck Pain, Spinal Cord Stimulation, Nerve Injury, RSD, Nerve Blocks, Radiofrequency Ablation, Addiction, Pain Management, Spinal Injections , and Personal Injury.

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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...

Roshni N. Patel, MD

Ctr of Excellence in Pain & Regenerative Medicine

Pain Management - Medicine, Neurology - Headaches, Migraines, Medication Management, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Disability review, Concussion, Chronic Pain, Back Pain, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), Nerve Pain, Peripheral Neuropathy, Neck Pain, IME, Independent medical examiner, medical review, Seizures, Spinal Injury, Stroke
NYU/ HSS Trained Quadruple board certified in Pain Medicine, Headache Medicine, Brain Injury and Neurology. One of only Two medical doctors in USA to have similar qualifications. Assistant Clinical Professor Quinnipiac University, Frank H. Netter, School of Medicine. Neurology Residency at the 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) 6th edition. Pain Expertise in the areas includes 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,...

Anthony H Guarino, MD

GES, Inc.

Pain Management - Medicine - Nerve damage, epidural steroid injection complications, Spinal and epidural injections, Spinal cord injury, Nerve injury, Radiofrequency neuroablation injuries, spinal cord stimulators, complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS, RSD), medication errors, failed back surgery syndrome
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 in St. Louis, MO at Barnes Jewish West County Hospital for 21 years before entering private practice in 2019. 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 led him to have a very busy consultant practice.

Adam J Carinci, MD, JD, MBA

University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

Alabama
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, CRPS, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, RSD, Life Care Plan Analysis, Nerve Injury, Nerve Pain, Failed Back, Epidural Injections, Hematoma, Chronic pain, Opioids, Pill Mills, Overprescribing, Addiction, Fraud, IME, Independent Medical examinations, Medical Billing,
Dr. Adam J Carinci MD, JD, MBA is a nationally recognized CRPS thought leader and expert witness with over a fifteen years of pain medicine experience. With his dual training as both a physician and a lawyer Dr. Carinci is a sought-after expert witness in medico-legal matters on a national stage where he combines distinct acumen and expertise at the intersection of medicine and law. He is double-board certified in both Anesthesiology and in Pain Medicine and maintains an active, full time medical practice. Dr. Carinci is Chief of Pain Management and Director of the Interventional Spine and Pain Treatment Center at the University of Rochester Medical Center and an Associate Professor at the University of Rochester School of Medicine. Prior to his current position, Dr. Carinci was the Director of the Pain Medicine Center at Massachusetts General Hospital and an Instructor at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Carinci trained at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Harvard Medical ...

Simon Dardashti, MD, MS

Arizona
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Pain Management, Causation, Disability, Sciatica, Epidural, Radiculopathy, Back Neck Pain, Peer review, Overdose, Personal Injury, Spinal injury, Whiplash, Slip Trip Fall, Spondylosis, Radiofrequency, Facet Injections, Spinal Cord Stimulation, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), Opiate Narcotic
Dr. Simon Dardashti is a Pain Management Physician with a wealth of experience and expertise in the field of Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine and spinal injury. His professional background includes: Education: Dr. Dardashti graduated from UC Berkeley with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science, followed by a Master’s degree from Georgetown University and an MD degree from the Chicago Medical School. Training: He completed a rigorous four-year internship/residency in Anesthesiology at the University of California, Irvine Medical Center, and further specialized in Interventional Spine and Pain Management through a Fellowship program at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Professional Experience: Dr. Dardashti has been actively practicing since 2016, focusing on Pain Management, Anesthesiology, and Medical Corporate Compliance. He has worked in various settings including outpatient private practice and inpatient hospital practice. Certifications: Board certified by t...

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 - Spinal interventions. Nerve Blocks, Implantable Intrathecal Pumps, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Spinal cord stimulation, Peripheral nerve stimulation, Spinal Injections, Epidural steroid Injections, Radiofrequency, Failed back syndrome, Spinal Medicine, neuropathic pain, MILD.
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 ...

Ruchir Gupta, MD

Mountain View Headache and Spine Institute

PHoenix, Arizona
Anesthesiology, Pain Management - Medicine - Anesthesia, Chronic Pain Management, Nerve Blocks, Airway/Difficult Airway, Sedation/ Propofol (Diprivan), Sedation by non-anesthesiologist practitioner, Life Care Planning, Ambulatory Anesthesia, Office Anesthesia, CPR, Central Lines, Trauma Anesthesiology, Critical Care Surgery,
Double Board Certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine by the ABA and in full clinical practice. 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 8 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 processes, surgical positioning, orthopedic anesthesia, same day surgery, obstetric, trauma, pedia...

Paul Lynch, MD

Glendale, Arizona
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Wrongful Death, 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, Anesthesia, Opioid Prescribing, Opioid Overdose
Dr. Lynch is a double board-certified and fellowship-trained pain management physician and anesthesiologist, with 17 years’ experience treating all types of chronic pain conditions. Throughout his career, Dr. Lynch has been focused on providing comprehensive and evidenced-based treatment, with vigilant attention to the standard of care and best practices. He has managed pain practices in 15 different states and is currently licensed to practice in 7 states. Dr. Lynch continues to actively see patients in a clinical setting and perform interventional pain management procedures, including performing independent medical examinations. Dr. Lynch is also focused on research and the advancement of chronic pain treatment, publishing over 30 journal articles relevant to pain management, specifically regarding the use of interventional procedures and practice of comprehensive pain management with responsible opioid prescribing. He has taught extensively across the country to other physician...

Robert H. Odell, Jr., MD, PhD

Neuropathy & Pain Center of Las Vegas

Arizona
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...

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, Motor vehicle accidents, chronic pain
Dr. Fardad Baroumand, MD, is a distinguished medical-legal evaluator in Pain Medicine and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. He is the designated evaluator for these fields by ExamWorks Inc., the largest national provider of Independent Medical Evaluations. He is also a prominent California State Qualified Medical Evaluator and a member of the Division of Workers Compensation (DWC) Subject Matter Expert Panel and the Report Quality Panel, which oversees and promotes the quality of medical-legal reporting in the State. Workers compensation judges have repeatedly appointed Dr. Baroumand as the medical-legal evaluator in complex cases that other evaluators could not handle. Dr. Baroumand is a double board-certified subspecialist practicing Pain Medicine and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. He has a reputation as "the go-to guy" for the most challenging clinical and medical-legal cases. Dr. Baroumand graduated in the top 10 percentile of his medical school in 1997 and completed...

Kevin F Barrette, MD

Scripps Clinic Medical Group

Oceanside, California
Spine Surgery & Spine Care, Pain Management - Medicine - Interventional Spine, Interventional Pain, Orthobiologics, Regenerative Medicine, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Basivertebral Nerve Ablation, Intracept, Cervical Transforaminal, Sports Medicine, Musculoskeletal Medicine, Epidural Steroid Injection, Radiofrequency Ablation, Nerve Ablation
Kevin F. Barrette, MD is an Interventional Spine and Pain Management doctor and head of Interventional Pain at Scripps Clinic Medical Group in San Diego, CA. He is a graduate of Boston University School of Medicine and completed his residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation as well as his fellowship in Interventional Spine and Musculoskeletal Medicine at Stanford University. His fellowship included direct training under the tutelage of the current and past presidents of the International Pain and Spine Intervention Society (IPSIS). Prior to his work at Scripps Clinic, he was an Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF). Dr. Barrette holds the following certifications and licenses: American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, diplomat American Board of Pain Medicine, diplomat California State Medical License (unrestricted) DEA license (unrestricted) Dr. Barrette is an innovator in the field and continues to adopt ...

Neeti Bathia, MD

Expedient Medicolegal Services

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 ...

Timothy Bundy, DO, CIME, CLCP, CMCPS, ATC

National Life Care Planners

California
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
Board-certified in Brain Injury Medicine, Pain Medicine, and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation with over 25 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 50 depositions. Medical licenses in Florida, Pennsylvania, Minnesota, and Kansas.

Adam J Carinci, MD, JD, MBA

University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

California
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, CRPS, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, RSD, Life Care Plan Analysis, Nerve Injury, Nerve Pain, Failed Back, Epidural Injections, Hematoma, Chronic pain, Opioids, Pill Mills, Overprescribing, Addiction, Fraud, IME, Independent Medical examinations, Medical Billing,
Dr. Adam J Carinci MD, JD, MBA is a nationally recognized CRPS thought leader and expert witness with over a fifteen years of pain medicine experience. With his dual training as both a physician and a lawyer Dr. Carinci is a sought-after expert witness in medico-legal matters on a national stage where he combines distinct acumen and expertise at the intersection of medicine and law. He is double-board certified in both Anesthesiology and in Pain Medicine and maintains an active, full time medical practice. Dr. Carinci is Chief of Pain Management and Director of the Interventional Spine and Pain Treatment Center at the University of Rochester Medical Center and an Associate Professor at the University of Rochester School of Medicine. Prior to his current position, Dr. Carinci was the Director of the Pain Medicine Center at Massachusetts General Hospital and an Instructor at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Carinci trained at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Harvard Medical ...

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 ...

Simon Dardashti, MD, MS

Los Angeles, California
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Pain Management, Causation, Disability, Sciatica, Epidural, Radiculopathy, Back Neck Pain, Peer review, Overdose, Personal Injury, Spinal injury, Whiplash, Slip Trip Fall, Spondylosis, Radiofrequency, Facet Injections, Spinal Cord Stimulation, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), Opiate Narcotic
Dr. Simon Dardashti is a Pain Management Physician with a wealth of experience and expertise in the field of Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine and spinal injury. His professional background includes: Education: Dr. Dardashti graduated from UC Berkeley with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science, followed by a Master’s degree from Georgetown University and an MD degree from the Chicago Medical School. Training: He completed a rigorous four-year internship/residency in Anesthesiology at the University of California, Irvine Medical Center, and further specialized in Interventional Spine and Pain Management through a Fellowship program at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Professional Experience: Dr. Dardashti has been actively practicing since 2016, focusing on Pain Management, Anesthesiology, and Medical Corporate Compliance. He has worked in various settings including outpatient private practice and inpatient hospital practice. Certifications: Board certified by t...

F. Michael Ferrante, MD

Pacific Palisades, California
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Spinal interventions. Nerve Blocks, Implantable Intrathecal Pumps, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Spinal cord stimulation, Peripheral nerve stimulation, Spinal Injections, Epidural steroid Injections, Radiofrequency, Failed back syndrome, Spinal Medicine, neuropathic pain, MILD.
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 ...

JOSEPH HADI, MD

Joseph Hadi MD, PC

Encino, California
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Pain Management - Medicine - Joint/Spine Impairment, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Disability Evaluation, Physician Life Care Planning, Arthritis, Chronic Pain, Peripheral Neuropathy, Shoulder, Knee, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Spinal Cord Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury, Independent Medical Examination
• Board Certified, Ameerican Board Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation • Board Certfied, American Board of Pain Medicine • Fellow American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation • Expert Reviewer, MEDICAL BOARD of CALIFORNIA • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Residency, Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL; Fellowship, National Pain Institute, Delray Beach, FL • Extensive experience with independent Medical Examinations for Disability, Personal Injury, Worker's Compensation, and Veteran's Disability claims. • Exam Council Member, American Board of Pain medicine, 2019- present • Licensed in California, Florida, Nevada, and New York.

Cyrus Kao, MD, LCP-C

Rehabilitation Consultants LLC

California
Life Care Planning, Pain Management - Medicine - Physician Certified Life Care Planner (LCP-C), Life Care Plans, Catastrophic injury, Non-catastrophic injury, Board certified in Pain Medicine, Chronic Pain, Personal Injury, Defense and Plaintiff, Expert Witness, Auto Injury, Objective IMEs Contact via email [email protected]
Dr. Cyrus Kao is a highly experienced, board-certified physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R) and pain medicine physician with a focus on impairments and disabilities resulting from sports injuries, MVA, catastrophic injuries, chronic pain, and arthritis. He is proficient in electromyography/nerve conduction studies (EMG/NCS) and certified to perform minimally invasive lumbar decompression (mild) procedures for lumbar spinal stenosis with neurogenic claudication. He is also proficient in ultrasound (US)-guided injections, trigger point injections, and botulinum toxin injections. Dr. Kao is board-certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (ABPM&R) and the ABPM&R Pain Medicine. He has active unrestricted medical licenses in multiple states, including NJ, HI, FL, NV, AL, CA, NY, VT, TN, GA, MN, CT, LA, IL, WV, OH, TX, MI, MS, CO, and PA. He is also certified by the New York Worker’s Compensation Board and the Colorado Worker’s Compensation Board for m...

Erin Lawson, MD

Del Mar, California
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Interventional pain management, Opioid management, Chronic pain
Dr Erin Lawson is double board certified in both Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, having completed residency and fellowship training at Emory University School of Medicine. She has 15 years of clinical experience treating patients with chronic pain. She has edited several textbooks of chronic pain conditions and is a question author for the American Board of Anesthesiology's pain medicine program. Dr Lawson brings both a comprehensive knowledge base and compassionate approach to the treatment of chronic pain. She uses an interventional approach to treat many chronic pain conditions including sciatica, spinal pain, joint pain, and migraines and is up to date on both safety guidelines and current procedure techniques for injections and spinal procedures. She is also current on safe opioid prescribing and managing patients with opioid use disorder and chronic pain.

Navin Mallavaram, MD, QME

The Spine & Pain Center of California

Pleasanton, California
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Spine Injuries, Lumbar Spine Injury, Spinal Injections, Epidural Steroid Injections, Facet Joint Injections, Radiofrequency Ablation, Cervical Spine Injury, Personal Injury, Work Injury, Chronic Pain, Anesthesiology
Dr. Navin Mallavaram is an Anesthesiologist and Interventional Pain Management specialist. He Board Certified in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine. Dr. Mallavaram specializes in diagnosing and treating spinal pain, stemming 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 and/or specialty / expert consultant for injured workers and motor vehicle accident victims. He has also been called on to treat NFL (National Football League) and NHL (National Hockey League) players, former and current. - 20+ years of clinical experience - 10 + years of expert witness, IME experience - Founder and Medical Director, The Spine & Pain Center of California - Medical Director, Summit Surgery Center - Staff, Department of Anesthesiology, Eden Medical Center, Castro Valley, CA - Expert Reviewer, Medical Board of California - Qualif...

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: * Private practice * Adjunct Assistant Professor at Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine * Qualified Medical Examinations (QMEs) for the Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) * Expert Witness 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 injuries * Shoulder injuries * Ro...

Jordan L. Newmark, MD, QME

E&S Newmark Consulting | Stanford University School of Medicine

Redwood City , California
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Chronic pain, acute pain, opioids, workers' compensation, disability, addiction, surgery, perioperative, human resources, interventional pain, trauma, medical staff office, interdisciplinary care, medical education, qualified medical evaluation, QME, independent medical evaluation, IME
Dr. Newmark is an ABA, double board certified, Anesthesiologist and Pain Medicine Physician. He is 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. He remains as an Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor at Stanford University. He has authored multiple journal articles, book chapters, and maintains an active simulation based pain and research program at Stanford University. Dr. Newmark has over 10 years of expert witness and medicolegal experience. Dr. Newmark won numerous awards from the American Academy of Pain Medicine, Stanford University and Alameda Health System. Dr. Newmark is the former Chair of the Department of Anesthesiology of Alameda Health System, as well as the former Medical Director for Pain Management and Functional Restoration at Highland Hospital in Oakland, California. The overall focus of Dr. Newmark'...

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...

Jessica Oswald, MD MPH

Pain Management/Emergency Physician- UC San Diego

Oceanside, California
Emergency Medicine, Pain Management - Medicine - Pain Management, Emergency Medicine, overdose, buprenorphine, addiction, nerve blocks, epidural abscess, infection, acute pain, chronic pain, radiofrequency ablation, epidural steroid injections, spinal cord stimulation, facet joints, trauma, back pain, neck pain. headache, migraine
Dr. Jessica Oswald is nationally recognized for her expertise in pain and emergency medicine. Currently based at UC San Diego, she holds the distinction of being one of the nation's few double board-certified physicians in Emergency Medicine and Pain Medicine. In addition to her clinical practice, Dr. Oswald plays an active role in educating and training emergency medicine residents and fellows. Renowned for her wealth of knowledge and extensive experience, Dr. Oswald brings invaluable insights to every case she reviews. Specializing in ultrasound-guided and fluoroscopy-guided procedures, she excels in diagnosing and treating acute and chronic pain, making her an indispensable resource in cases related to pain management and medication prescriptions. Her meticulous attention to detail and dedication to excellence ensure that legal cases entrusted to her receive the highest level of expertise and support. Whether you need an expert witness for a trial or a consultant to review a c...

Scott Pritzlaff, MD

University of California, Davis

Sacramento, California
Pain Management - Medicine, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, CRPS, Neuropathic Pain, Postop Pain, Procedure Complications, Spinal Cord Stimulation, Peripheral Nerve Stimulation, Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, Epidural Steroid Injection, Radiofrequency Ablation, PNS, SCS, Bleeding, Hematoma, Nerve Injury, Chronic Pain, Causalgia, RSD
Dr. Scott Pritzlaff is a highly regarded authority in pain management, recognized nationally for his expertise in the field. With a comprehensive background forged through training at prestigious institutions such as Harvard and Stanford, Dr. Pritzlaff brings a wealth of experience to his role as a clinician. His professional journey includes a rigorous anesthesia residency at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, followed by fellowship training in pain medicine at Stanford. Dr. Pritzlaff's tenure as faculty in the Division of Pain Medicine at Stanford further solidified his standing as a leader in the field. Currently serving as Associate Professor and Fellowship Program Director in the Division of Pain Medicine at the University of California, Davis, Dr. Pritzlaff continues to contribute significantly to the advancement of pain management. His unique perspective, shaped by previous roles as a Navy flight surgeon and combat veteran, adds a distinct depth to his e...

Leia Rispoli

Marina Del Rey, California
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Pain Management - Medicine - Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice
Residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Weill Cornell Hospital/Columbia University Hospital Fellowship in Pain Medicine at Weill Cornell Hospital/Hospital for Special surgery

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, Carpal tunnel syndrome, neck pain, back pain, sports injuries, industrial/work injuries, herniated disc, pinched nerve, arthritis, stroke, brain injury, concussions
Dr. Glenna Tolbert, MD Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation • Dr. Tolbert is a double board-certified physician who has specialized in physical medicine, rehabilitation and spinal cord injury medicine for 25+ years • She teaches and publishes her approaches to regenerative medicine as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at UCLA’s David Geffen School Of Medicine • Graduate of UCLA • Completed medical school at Howard University’s Medical School • Interests: Carpal tunnel syndrome, neck pain, back pain, sports injuries, industrial/work injuries, herniated disc, pinched nerve, arthritis, stroke, brain injury, concussion • Received the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA Outstanding Tutor Award in recognition of the exceptional quality of her teaching in the problem-based learning component of the human biology and disease medical education curriculum • She is certified by the State of California as a Qualified Medical Examiner (QME) for workers injured on the job • Dr. Tol...

Shawn Zardouz, MD

Expedient Medicolegal Services

Newport Beach, 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.

Timothy Bundy, DO, CIME, CLCP, CMCPS, ATC

National Life Care Planners

Colorado
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
Board-certified in Brain Injury Medicine, Pain Medicine, and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation with over 25 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 50 depositions. Medical licenses in Florida, Pennsylvania, Minnesota, and Kansas.

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, Neurology - Headaches, Migraines, Medication Management, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Disability review, Concussion, Chronic Pain, Back Pain, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), Nerve Pain, Peripheral Neuropathy, Neck Pain, IME, Independent medical examiner, medical review, Seizures, Spinal Injury, Stroke
NYU/ HSS Trained Quadruple board certified in Pain Medicine, Headache Medicine, Brain Injury and Neurology. One of only Two medical doctors in USA to have similar qualifications. Assistant Clinical Professor Quinnipiac University, Frank H. Netter, School of Medicine. Neurology Residency at the 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) 6th edition. Pain Expertise in the areas includes 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,...

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, Auto Injury
Dr. Barna is a Nationally Recognized, Double Board Certified, Harvard Trained, Pain Management Physician and Certified Life Care Planner (CLCP) with a strong clinical background in Musculoskeletal Care. He is Co-Editor of Handbook of Medical Aspects of Disability and Rehabilitation for Life Care Planning (Routledge, 2024). He is also an Editorial Board Member for Pain Physician, as well as a Reviewer for the Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma. He has been recognized on Becker’s Orthopedic and Spine Review List of 150 Pain Management Physicians to Know. ​ Prior to coming to Florida, Dr. Barna spent nearly 10 years at Harvard Medical School including roles as Assistant Professor of Medicine and Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, as well as Medical Director of the Massachusetts General Hospital Pain Center. He previously served as Assistant Professor of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine at University of South Florida College of Medicine. Dr. Barna also previously served as an Int...

Timothy Bundy, DO, CIME, CLCP, CMCPS, 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
Board-certified in Brain Injury Medicine, Pain Medicine, and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation with over 25 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 50 depositions. Medical licenses in Florida, Pennsylvania, Minnesota, and Kansas.

Adam J Carinci, MD, JD, MBA

University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

Florida
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, CRPS, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, RSD, Life Care Plan Analysis, Nerve Injury, Nerve Pain, Failed Back, Epidural Injections, Hematoma, Chronic pain, Opioids, Pill Mills, Overprescribing, Addiction, Fraud, IME, Independent Medical examinations, Medical Billing,
Dr. Adam J Carinci MD, JD, MBA is a nationally recognized CRPS thought leader and expert witness with over a fifteen years of pain medicine experience. With his dual training as both a physician and a lawyer Dr. Carinci is a sought-after expert witness in medico-legal matters on a national stage where he combines distinct acumen and expertise at the intersection of medicine and law. He is double-board certified in both Anesthesiology and in Pain Medicine and maintains an active, full time medical practice. Dr. Carinci is Chief of Pain Management and Director of the Interventional Spine and Pain Treatment Center at the University of Rochester Medical Center and an Associate Professor at the University of Rochester School of Medicine. Prior to his current position, Dr. Carinci was the Director of the Pain Medicine Center at Massachusetts General Hospital and an Instructor at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Carinci trained at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Harvard Medical ...

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...

Simon Dardashti, MD, MS

Florida
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Pain Management, Causation, Disability, Sciatica, Epidural, Radiculopathy, Back Neck Pain, Peer review, Overdose, Personal Injury, Spinal injury, Whiplash, Slip Trip Fall, Spondylosis, Radiofrequency, Facet Injections, Spinal Cord Stimulation, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), Opiate Narcotic
Dr. Simon Dardashti is a Pain Management Physician with a wealth of experience and expertise in the field of Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine and spinal injury. His professional background includes: Education: Dr. Dardashti graduated from UC Berkeley with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science, followed by a Master’s degree from Georgetown University and an MD degree from the Chicago Medical School. Training: He completed a rigorous four-year internship/residency in Anesthesiology at the University of California, Irvine Medical Center, and further specialized in Interventional Spine and Pain Management through a Fellowship program at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Professional Experience: Dr. Dardashti has been actively practicing since 2016, focusing on Pain Management, Anesthesiology, and Medical Corporate Compliance. He has worked in various settings including outpatient private practice and inpatient hospital practice. Certifications: Board certified by t...

Vania E Fernandez, MD

VANIA E FERNANDEZ, MD LLC

Miami, Florida
Anesthesiology, Pain Management - Medicine - Injury, Trauma, Accident, Interventional Pain, Anesthesia, Surgery, Back Fracture, Pain, Pain Medicine, Back Pain, Neck Pain, Opioids, Narcotics, Prescriptions, Drug Tests, Malpractice, Ethics, Safety, Recovery, Addiction, Procedures, Epidurals, Injections, MRIs, X-rays, Spine, Sedation, Outpatient
EDUCATION 2017– 2018 Florida Medical Association Leadership Academy 10/2016– 05/2017 Physician Leadership Academy of South Florida Broward County Medical Association Representative Inaugural Class Current Chair and Executive Board Member 08/2008– 08/2009 U of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital Miami, FL Chief Fellow in Interventional Pain Management • Research Award Recipient 06/2005–07/2008 Jackson Memorial Hospital Miami, FL Resident in Anesthesiology 06/2004–06/2005 Jackson Memorial Hospital Miami, FL Intern in Anesthesiology 08/2000–05/2004 University of Miami School of Medicine Miami, FL Doctor of Medicine with Research Distinction 08/1991 – 05/1995 University of Miami Coral Gables, FL Major: Microbiology and Immunology Minors: Biology, Chemistry, Art Bachelor of Science with General Honors, Cum Laude Departmental Honors in Microbiology and Immunology 08/1987–06/1991 Dade Christian High School ...

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.

Taras Grosh, MD

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania - Perelman School of Medicine

Florida
Anesthesiology, Pain Management - Medicine - Regional Anesthesiology, Nerve Injury, Pain Management, Peripheral Nerve Blocks, Epidural Anesthesia, Spinal Anesthesia, Orthopedic Anesthesia, Ultrasound guided procedures, General Anesthesia, Sedation, Intubation, Extubation, Difficult Airway, Trauma,
Dr. Grosh is a board-certified Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia he is fellowship trained in Regional Anesthesiology Acute and Chronic Pain management. Dr. Grosh is the Director of Orthopedic Anesthesiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center overseeing clinical care of orthopedic surgical patients. Additionally, he is Chair of Procedural Sedation Committee and the co-chair of Penn Presbyterian Medical Center's Clinical Effectiveness Committee in which he oversees quality improvement and safety metrics for patients in the perioperative space. 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 c...

Anthony H Guarino, MD

GES, Inc.

Florida
Pain Management - Medicine - Nerve damage, epidural steroid injection complications, Spinal and epidural injections, Spinal cord injury, Nerve injury, Radiofrequency neuroablation injuries, spinal cord stimulators, complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS, RSD), medication errors, failed back surgery syndrome
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 in St. Louis, MO at Barnes Jewish West County Hospital for 21 years before entering private practice in 2019. 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 led him to have a very busy consultant practice.

Cyrus Kao, MD, LCP-C

Rehabilitation Consultants LLC

Florida
Life Care Planning, Pain Management - Medicine - Physician Certified Life Care Planner (LCP-C), Life Care Plans, Catastrophic injury, Non-catastrophic injury, Board certified in Pain Medicine, Chronic Pain, Personal Injury, Defense and Plaintiff, Expert Witness, Auto Injury, Objective IMEs Contact via email [email protected]
Dr. Cyrus Kao is a highly experienced, board-certified physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R) and pain medicine physician with a focus on impairments and disabilities resulting from sports injuries, MVA, catastrophic injuries, chronic pain, and arthritis. He is proficient in electromyography/nerve conduction studies (EMG/NCS) and certified to perform minimally invasive lumbar decompression (mild) procedures for lumbar spinal stenosis with neurogenic claudication. He is also proficient in ultrasound (US)-guided injections, trigger point injections, and botulinum toxin injections. Dr. Kao is board-certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (ABPM&R) and the ABPM&R Pain Medicine. He has active unrestricted medical licenses in multiple states, including NJ, HI, FL, NV, AL, CA, NY, VT, TN, GA, MN, CT, LA, IL, WV, OH, TX, MI, MS, CO, and PA. He is also certified by the New York Worker’s Compensation Board and the Colorado Worker’s Compensation Board for m...

Eli Loch, D.O.

Pain Management Physician - Florida Georgia

Ponte Vedra, Florida
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Interventional, injection, epidural, facet, radiofrequency ablation, rhizotomy, neck, back, cervical, lumbar, sciatica, radiculopathy, neuropathy, pain, spinal cord stimulation, nerve injury, herniated disc, joint, knee, shoulder, hip, orthopedic, opioid, musculoskeletal, stimulation, stem cell, PRP
Dr. Loch started his medical education at the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. After graduating medical school, he completed a highly competitive residency in anesthesiology at the University of Florida in Gainesville. While there, he developed a passion for treating patients with complex spine, joint, and nerve pathology. Staying at the University of Florida, he was selected for an elite fellowship in interventional pain management to train with nationally recognized leaders in the field. Dr. Loch is board certified in both anesthesiology and interventional pain management by the American Board of Anesthesiology. He is very experienced in image guided interventional procedures, having personally performed over 10,000 spine, joint, and nerve injections. He is active at Baptist Hospital Nassau, being both a consulting physician and member of the credentialing committee. Dr. Loch has also been involved with numerous professional societies including the American Society of I...

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, Addiction Medicine - 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 SUNY@ Stony Brook 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 served as the medical director of pain management for Broward Health North, a Level II trauma center from 2002-2017. She also served as the chairperson of the Credentials and Qualifications Committee from 2007-2016 and was a Medical Executive Board member during that time. Dr. Rosenblatt has worked closely with the DEA, FBI and local law enforcement to crack down on pill mill...

Anand Thakur, MD

Florida Joint Spine Istitute

Sebring , Florida
Pain Management - Medicine, Independent Medical Examinations - pain mangement, epiduals C/T/L, facet injections C/T/ L, radiofrequency ablation, si injections, spinal cord stimulation, intra thecal pumps, vertiflex procedure, mild procedure, medication management, opioids, safe prescribing, back pain, neck pain, standard of care, evidence based
I am a dual board certified anesthesiologist/interventional pain management doctor. I have a clinical appointment at Wayne State University school of Medicine in Anesthesiology. I have been the past president of Michigan society of Interventional Pain Physicians. I have dome numerous depositions and IME's and comfortable in both areas.

Arnold J. Weil, MD

Non-Surgical Orthopaedics

Coral Gables, Florida
Pain Management - Medicine, Orthopedics - Non-Surgical - Non-Surgical oOrthopedics, Pain Management, Back Pain, Spinal Injections, Musculoskeletal, Disability, Peer Review, PM&R, Spine Care, Neck Pain, Case Reviews, Depositions, Trial Testimony, Impairment, Plaintiff & Defense, Research
Arnold J. Weil, M.D. founded the medical practice of Non-Surgical Orthopaedics P.C. in 1993, and has served as CEO for 30 years , including healthcare consulting and as a medical expert witness. A diplomat of the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Non-Surgical Orthopaedics is one of the premier orthopaedic practices in the metro Atlanta area. 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. As an clinical practitioner in Atlanta, Georgia, , Dr. Weil developed an extensive medical center complete with patient care, a clinical research facility, diagnostic imaging and MRI, and an outpatient surgical center for interventional spine injections. The practice has grown to include multiple physicians and healthcare providers, additional satellite offices surrounding Atlanta, and a variety of ancillary services including an in-house pharmacy, regenerat...

Eli Loch, D.O.

Pain Management Physician - Florida Georgia

Georgia
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Interventional, injection, epidural, facet, radiofrequency ablation, rhizotomy, neck, back, cervical, lumbar, sciatica, radiculopathy, neuropathy, pain, spinal cord stimulation, nerve injury, herniated disc, joint, knee, shoulder, hip, orthopedic, opioid, musculoskeletal, stimulation, stem cell, PRP
Dr. Loch started his medical education at the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. After graduating medical school, he completed a highly competitive residency in anesthesiology at the University of Florida in Gainesville. While there, he developed a passion for treating patients with complex spine, joint, and nerve pathology. Staying at the University of Florida, he was selected for an elite fellowship in interventional pain management to train with nationally recognized leaders in the field. Dr. Loch is board certified in both anesthesiology and interventional pain management by the American Board of Anesthesiology. He is very experienced in image guided interventional procedures, having personally performed over 10,000 spine, joint, and nerve injections. He is active at Baptist Hospital Nassau, being both a consulting physician and member of the credentialing committee. Dr. Loch has also been involved with numerous professional societies including the American Society of I...

Sudheer Potru, DO, FASA, FASAM

Pain Medicine/Addiction Medicine Faculty

Atlanta, Georgia
Pain Management - Medicine, Addiction Medicine - opioids, opioid prescribing, overdose, addiction, suboxone, MAT, alcohol, alcohol use disorder, anesthesiology, pain medicine, chronic pain, interventional pain, spinal injections, spinal cord stimulation
Dr. Potru is an associate professor of anesthesiology at a major academic institution in the Southeast and 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 substance use disorder patient in the perioperative period; he sits on and is an active contributor to numerous national anesthesia/pain committees and working groups. Dr. Potru has given invited at multiple national and international conferences, including that of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, the American Academy of Pain Medicine, and the International Anesthesia Research Society, as well as multiple invited grand rounds presentati...

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...

F. Michael Ferrante, MD

Hawaii
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Spinal interventions. Nerve Blocks, Implantable Intrathecal Pumps, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Spinal cord stimulation, Peripheral nerve stimulation, Spinal Injections, Epidural steroid Injections, Radiofrequency, Failed back syndrome, Spinal Medicine, neuropathic pain, MILD.
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 ...

Jessica Jameson, MD, FASA

Coeur d’Alene, Idaho
Pain Management - Medicine, Obesity - Spinal Cord Stimulator, Opioid, Facet, Epidural, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, CRPS, Radiofrequency Ablation, Neuromodulation, Failed back, Opioid, Interspinous spacer, Intrathecal pump, Cervical injections, Nerve blocks, Narcotic overdose, Spinal injections
Dr Jessica Jameson is a board certified anesthesiologist and Harvard trained Interventional Pain Physician. In addition, she is board certified in Obesity Medicine. She has been in clinical practice over 10 years and has numerous publications. She is actively involved in the boards of multiple pain societies. She holds one patent and has one patent pending. She is the founder of her current multi-disciplinary pain practice and continues to be actively involved in numerous clinical research trials.

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...

Adam J Carinci, MD, JD, MBA

University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

Illinois
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, CRPS, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, RSD, Life Care Plan Analysis, Nerve Injury, Nerve Pain, Failed Back, Epidural Injections, Hematoma, Chronic pain, Opioids, Pill Mills, Overprescribing, Addiction, Fraud, IME, Independent Medical examinations, Medical Billing,
Dr. Adam J Carinci MD, JD, MBA is a nationally recognized CRPS thought leader and expert witness with over a fifteen years of pain medicine experience. With his dual training as both a physician and a lawyer Dr. Carinci is a sought-after expert witness in medico-legal matters on a national stage where he combines distinct acumen and expertise at the intersection of medicine and law. He is double-board certified in both Anesthesiology and in Pain Medicine and maintains an active, full time medical practice. Dr. Carinci is Chief of Pain Management and Director of the Interventional Spine and Pain Treatment Center at the University of Rochester Medical Center and an Associate Professor at the University of Rochester School of Medicine. Prior to his current position, Dr. Carinci was the Director of the Pain Medicine Center at Massachusetts General Hospital and an Instructor at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Carinci trained at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Harvard Medical ...

Sheetal DeCaria, MD

Glenview, Illinois
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Neck pain, Back Pain, Chronic Pain, Nerve Pain, Fibromyalgia, Osteoarthritis, Joint Injections, Trigger Point Injections, Spine Injections, Facet Injections, Radiofrequency Ablation, Epidural Steroid Injection, ESI, Sciatica, Radiculopathy, Personal Injury, Auto Accident, Hip Pain
Dr. Sheetal DeCaria is double board-certified in Anesthesia and Pain Medicine by the American Board of Anesthesiology. She completed her residency at the University of Chicago and fellowship training at Northwestern University School of Medicine. She has over 12 years of clinical experience treating patients with chronic pain. She has authored numerous publications and textbook chapters on chronic pain. Dr. DeCaria is a featured TED speaker, and her TED Talk is one of the most popular TED talks on chronic pain. She has also served as a medical expert on NBC, ABC, FOX, and CBS news. She enjoys treating patients in pain through various interventional procedures in her clinical pain practice, Revitalize Medical Center, in Glenview, IL. Dr. DeCaria is seeking to serve as an expert witness for both Plaintiff and Defense attorneys. She has strong communication skills and is committed to providing unbiased and evidence-based record reviews and testimony.

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.

Anthony H Guarino, MD

GES, Inc.

Illinois
Pain Management - Medicine - Nerve damage, epidural steroid injection complications, Spinal and epidural injections, Spinal cord injury, Nerve injury, Radiofrequency neuroablation injuries, spinal cord stimulators, complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS, RSD), medication errors, failed back surgery syndrome
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 in St. Louis, MO at Barnes Jewish West County Hospital for 21 years before entering private practice in 2019. 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 led him to have a very busy consultant practice.

Eugene Lipov, MD

Westmont, Illinois
Pain Management - Medicine, Medical Devices - PTSD, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, CRPS, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, RSD, Stellate Ganglion Block, SGB, Ketamine, Nerve Injury, Injections, Chronic Pain, Opioids, Addiction, Fraud, IME, Independent Medical examinations, hot flashes, patents, intellectual property
Pain Medicine thought-leader. Founding member of the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians. Developer of multiple innovative pain treatments. Developed hybrid stimulator that combined convention dorsal column stimulator and sub-q stimulator. Evaluated needle design that lead to improvement of Sprotte needle. Pioneered the use of Stellate Ganglion Block (SGB) for the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and hot flashes. Developed the Dual Sympathetic Reset (DSR) protocol to treat PTSD. Work has been written about in the Wall Street Journal, the Los Angeles Times, and the Chicago Tribune, and featured on ABC, NBC and WGN. Experienced expert witness – has given over 1,000 depositions. Significant medical device experience. Active clinical practice. Board Certified in both pain medicine and anesthesiology. University of Illinois faculty. Performs the entire range of pain procedures including: dorsal column stimulators (DCS), radio frequency ablati...

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

Dennis A. Wichern, Retired DEA Special Agent in Charge

Prescription Drug Consulting LLC

Carmel , Indiana
Pain Management - Medicine, Pharmacist - DEA, DEA Expert, DEA Consultant, DEA Compliance Consultant, DEA Compliance Expert, DEA Red Flags Expert, DEA OTP Expert, DEA Pharmacy, DEA Pharmacy Consultant, DEA Pharmacy Compliance, DEA ASC Compliance Consultant, DEA Researcher Compliance, DEA Ketamine Compliance Consultant, DEA Recordkeeping
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...

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

Timothy Bundy, DO, CIME, CLCP, CMCPS, ATC

National Life Care Planners

Kansas
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
Board-certified in Brain Injury Medicine, Pain Medicine, and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation with over 25 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 50 depositions. Medical licenses in Florida, Pennsylvania, Minnesota, and Kansas.

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, MOUD, prescribing, controlled substance, DEA, medical board, regulations, Kentucky, Indiana, standards, harm reduction, anesthesiology, interventional pain, naloxone, overdose, preventive medicine, medical necessity
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 representative on the influential American Medical Association Substance Use & Pain Care Task Force. Dr. Murphy is also the Southeastern United States Regional Director (Region X) for the American Society of Addiction Medicine. Dr. Murphy is founder & CEO of Murphy Pain Center, located in New Albany, Indiana. Additionally, he teaches medical students, residents, and colleagues in his volunteer role as Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of Louisville School of Medicine. Dr. Murphy is a past president of the Greater Louisville Medical Society and currently serves on the board of directors of the Greater Louisville Medical Society Foundation. He also volunteers as the C...

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 Management physician and is an associate professor of anesthesiology at Georgetown University School of Medicine. Dr. Jacobs has served on the guidelines committee of the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, published numerous articles, and lectured at national conferences. 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 performs advance...

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...

Ron Avraham, MD

Polaris Rehabilitation

PLYMOUTH, Massachusetts
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Pain Management - Medicine - PM&R, Life Care Planning, LCP, Musculoskeletal medicine, Neck Pain, Back Pain, Sciatica, Radiculopathy, Spinal Stenosis, Herniated disc, Chronic Pain, Osteoarthritis, Spine injections, Traumatic Brain Injury, TBI, Spinal Cord Injury, SCI, Complex regional pain syndrome, Amputation, Stroke, MVA, MVC
Double board-certified PM&R (physiatry) physician, specializing in interventional pain management, non-surgical orthopedic care and musculoskeletal medicine, pain medicine and medical rehabilitation. He is board-certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (ABPMR) and Pain Medicine (ABPM). Dr. Avraham is a fellow of the American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and diplomate of the American Board of Pain Medicine and is fellowship-trained in Interventional Pain. He is a member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (AAPMR), American Academy of Physician Life Care Planners (AAPLCP) and the Massachusetts Medical Society. He holds active licenses in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Nearly a decade of combined practice experience in multiple settings: outpatient private practice, inpatient rehabilitation hospital, skilled nursing facility practice and life care planning.

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

Brinda B Kamdar, MD

Boston, Massachusetts
Anesthesiology, Pain Management - Medicine - Regional Anesthesia, Spinal complications, Epidural Hematoma, Regional Anesthesiology, Obstetric Anesthesia, General Anesthesia, Nerve injury, Acute Pain Management, Spinals, Neuroanesthesia, Epidural complications, Acute Pain, Epidurals, Peripheral Nerve blocks, Compartment syndrome
Brinda Bharat Kamdar MD is a nationally recognized board certified anesthesiologist at Massachusetts General Hospital (the original and largest Harvard teaching hospital) and chosen by her peers as one of "Boston's Top Doctors" in 2024 and 2023. She completed her medical training at the University of California at San Francisco in 2004 and anesthesia residency at Massachusetts General Hospital in 2008. She is an Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology at Harvard Medical School, where she serves as Program Director for the Regional Anesthesiology and Acute Pain Medicine Fellowship and Associate Director of the Regional Anesthesia and Peri-operative Pain Service at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). She serves as an associate editor for the Regional Anesthesia & Pain Medicine journal, and has been recognized for mentorship of faculty as the recipient of the MGH Faculty Clinical Mentorship Award in 2017 and 2022. Particular areas of interest are real-time lumbar and thoracic neuraxi...

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...

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

Timothy Bundy, DO, CIME, CLCP, CMCPS, ATC

National Life Care Planners

Minnesota
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
Board-certified in Brain Injury Medicine, Pain Medicine, and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation with over 25 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 50 depositions. Medical licenses in Florida, Pennsylvania, Minnesota, and Kansas.

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

Rohaan F. Mehta, MD

Edina, Minnesota
Pain Management - Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehab - Neck pain, back pain, complex regional pain syndrome, CRPS, RSD, nerve stimulator, injury, nerve pain, IME, neuropathy, chronic pain, radiculopathy, joint pain, radiofrequency ablation, RFA, rhizotomy, neurotomy, Life care Plan support, spinal cord stimulator, interventional injections, whiplash
Dr. Mehta is a highly experienced physician, clinician educator, and healthcare leader with over 17 years of expertise. He is dual board-certified and fellowship-trained in pain management, and physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R). He has served as a medical expert and independent medical evaluator for the defense or plaintiff in over 50 cases involving medical malpractice claims, workers' compensation, personal injury, medical necessity/needs determination, and disability claims. He has extensive experience with pain conditions, musculoskeletal medicine, spine (neck and back), injuries, and special expertise in a wide range of interventional pain management techniques including radiofrequency ablation (RF denervation or neurotomy), spinal cord stimulation, peripheral nerve stimulation, vertebroplasty and kyphoplasty, sympathetic nerve, plexus and ganglion blocks, spinal injections (epidural, facet joint, medial branch blocks), joint and soft tissue injections. Profession...

Maricela Schnur, MD, MBA

Duluth, Minnesota
Pain Management - Medicine, Hospital Administration - Hospital Administration, Opioid Safety, Failed Back Surgery Syndrome, Neck Pain, Spinal Cord Simulation, Intrathecal Pumps, Low back Pain, Epidural safety, Cervical, thoracic, lumbar injections, Peripheral nerve blocks, CRPS, Radiofrequency Ablations, Peripheral Nerve Stimulation
Dr. Maricela Schnur is a Harvard and Mayo trained interventional Pain Physician with extensive experience in diagnosing and treating patients with chronic pain conditions. She is skilled in performing a variety of interventional procedures to alleviate pain and improve quality of life for patients including epidurals, facet joint injections, medial branch blocks (cervical/thoracic/lumbar), radiofrequency ablations, spinal cord stimulation, peripheral nerve stimulators and intrathecal pump placements. She is active in a number of professional societies and was a founding member of the Society of Women Innovators in Pain Management. She consults for device companies several times a year and teaches at cadaver courses around the country. She currently works full time at a hospital in Northern Minnesota as as interventional pain physician where she also has an administrative position as the Neuromusculoskeletal Dyad Leader at her hospital.

Daniel P Sipple, D.O.

Triple Qualified, Inventor, Policy Expert

Sipple Medical Innovations

Roseville, Minnesota
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Pain Management - Medicine - Concussion, Traumatic Brian Injury, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Spinal Cord Stimulation, Radiofrequency, Epidural Steroid Injection, EMG, Long Covid, Pain Suffering, Botox, Stroke, Amputation, Spine Surgery, Vertebral Compression Fracture, Burns, Neuropathic Pain, Headache
Dr. Daniel Sipple is board certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation, pain medicine with added qualifications in concussion and mild traumatic brain injury. He trained at the Shirley Ryan Ability Lab, served on faculty at the Mayo Clinic in Eau Claire, Wisconsin. He practiced at Midwest Spine and Brian Institute, Dr. Sipple is a the co-founder of Mayo Clinic Partnered InSitu Biologics, Acies Medical and Hypercharge Medical. Dr. Sipple served on the Board of Directors for the Society for Brain Mapping and Therapeutics, part of  President Obama’s BRAIN Initiative.  In that capacity, presented internationally at the Neuroscience 20 in conjunction with the G20, and assisted in SBMT’s effort to raise $500 Million for 31 Federally Funded Tech Hubs.

Timothy Bundy, DO, CIME, CLCP, CMCPS, ATC

National Life Care Planners

Missouri
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
Board-certified in Brain Injury Medicine, Pain Medicine, and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation with over 25 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 50 depositions. Medical licenses in Florida, Pennsylvania, Minnesota, and Kansas.

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 - Nerve damage, epidural steroid injection complications, Spinal and epidural injections, Spinal cord injury, Nerve injury, Radiofrequency neuroablation injuries, spinal cord stimulators, complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS, RSD), medication errors, failed back surgery syndrome
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 in St. Louis, MO at Barnes Jewish West County Hospital for 21 years before entering private practice in 2019. 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 led him to have a very busy consultant practice.

F. Michael Ferrante, MD

Nevada
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Spinal interventions. Nerve Blocks, Implantable Intrathecal Pumps, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Spinal cord stimulation, Peripheral nerve stimulation, Spinal Injections, Epidural steroid Injections, Radiofrequency, Failed back syndrome, Spinal Medicine, neuropathic pain, MILD.
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 ...

Mark D. Kraft, MD

Pain Medicine & Medical Devices Expert Witness

Advanced Pain Consultants

Las Vegas, Nevada
Pain Management - Medicine, Medical Devices - Failed back, chronic pain, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), Practice guidelines and standards, Nerve Injury, Injections, Opioids, Addiction, Fraud, IME, Independent Medical examinations, patents, intellectual property, pharma, medical billing, pill mill, spinal cord stimulators, ablation
Fellowship trained pain physician. Experienced expert witness with excellent communication skills. Co-author of international pain practice guidelines. Active clinical practice after recovering from a disabling spine injury. Pharma and medical device experience. Inventor of a patented system and method for objectively verifying internal disc disruption. Former master instructor for International Spinal Injection Society. Performs pain procedures including: Spinal cord stimulators, radio frequency ablations, stellate ganglion blocks, epidural injections, steroid injections, spinal nerve root injections, facet injections, and nerve blocks. Licensed in Arizona, California, and Nevada

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

Mountain View Headache and Spine Institute

New Jersey
Anesthesiology, Pain Management - Medicine - Anesthesia, Chronic Pain Management, Nerve Blocks, Airway/Difficult Airway, Sedation/ Propofol (Diprivan), Sedation by non-anesthesiologist practitioner, Life Care Planning, Ambulatory Anesthesia, Office Anesthesia, CPR, Central Lines, Trauma Anesthesiology, Critical Care Surgery,
Double Board Certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine by the ABA and in full clinical practice. 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 8 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 processes, surgical positioning, orthopedic anesthesia, same day surgery, obstetric, trauma, pedia...

Cyrus Kao, MD, LCP-C

Rehabilitation Consultants LLC

New Jersey
Life Care Planning, Pain Management - Medicine - Physician Certified Life Care Planner (LCP-C), Life Care Plans, Catastrophic injury, Non-catastrophic injury, Board certified in Pain Medicine, Chronic Pain, Personal Injury, Defense and Plaintiff, Expert Witness, Auto Injury, Objective IMEs Contact via email [email protected]
Dr. Cyrus Kao is a highly experienced, board-certified physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R) and pain medicine physician with a focus on impairments and disabilities resulting from sports injuries, MVA, catastrophic injuries, chronic pain, and arthritis. He is proficient in electromyography/nerve conduction studies (EMG/NCS) and certified to perform minimally invasive lumbar decompression (mild) procedures for lumbar spinal stenosis with neurogenic claudication. He is also proficient in ultrasound (US)-guided injections, trigger point injections, and botulinum toxin injections. Dr. Kao is board-certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (ABPM&R) and the ABPM&R Pain Medicine. He has active unrestricted medical licenses in multiple states, including NJ, HI, FL, NV, AL, CA, NY, VT, TN, GA, MN, CT, LA, IL, WV, OH, TX, MI, MS, CO, and PA. He is also certified by the New York Worker’s Compensation Board and the Colorado Worker’s Compensation Board for m...

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

Mike M. Pappas, DO

New Jersey
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...

Adam J Carinci, MD, JD, 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, Life Care Plan Analysis, Nerve Injury, Nerve Pain, Failed Back, Epidural Injections, Hematoma, Chronic pain, Opioids, Pill Mills, Overprescribing, Addiction, Fraud, IME, Independent Medical examinations, Medical Billing,
Dr. Adam J Carinci MD, JD, MBA is a nationally recognized CRPS thought leader and expert witness with over a fifteen years of pain medicine experience. With his dual training as both a physician and a lawyer Dr. Carinci is a sought-after expert witness in medico-legal matters on a national stage where he combines distinct acumen and expertise at the intersection of medicine and law. He is double-board certified in both Anesthesiology and in Pain Medicine and maintains an active, full time medical practice. Dr. Carinci is Chief of Pain Management and Director of the Interventional Spine and Pain Treatment Center at the University of Rochester Medical Center and an Associate Professor at the University of Rochester School of Medicine. Prior to his current position, Dr. Carinci was the Director of the Pain Medicine Center at Massachusetts General Hospital and an Instructor at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Carinci trained at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Harvard Medical ...

Cyrus Kao, MD, LCP-C

Rehabilitation Consultants LLC

New York
Life Care Planning, Pain Management - Medicine - Physician Certified Life Care Planner (LCP-C), Life Care Plans, Catastrophic injury, Non-catastrophic injury, Board certified in Pain Medicine, Chronic Pain, Personal Injury, Defense and Plaintiff, Expert Witness, Auto Injury, Objective IMEs Contact via email [email protected]
Dr. Cyrus Kao is a highly experienced, board-certified physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R) and pain medicine physician with a focus on impairments and disabilities resulting from sports injuries, MVA, catastrophic injuries, chronic pain, and arthritis. He is proficient in electromyography/nerve conduction studies (EMG/NCS) and certified to perform minimally invasive lumbar decompression (mild) procedures for lumbar spinal stenosis with neurogenic claudication. He is also proficient in ultrasound (US)-guided injections, trigger point injections, and botulinum toxin injections. Dr. Kao is board-certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (ABPM&R) and the ABPM&R Pain Medicine. He has active unrestricted medical licenses in multiple states, including NJ, HI, FL, NV, AL, CA, NY, VT, TN, GA, MN, CT, LA, IL, WV, OH, TX, MI, MS, CO, and PA. He is also certified by the New York Worker’s Compensation Board and the Colorado Worker’s Compensation Board for m...

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

Joel Lane Kent, MD

University of Rochester

Victor, New York
Pain Management - Medicine - Opioids, Buprenorphine, Interventional , Nerve blocks, Palliative care, Opioid, Morphine, CRPS, Epidural injections, Spinal hematoma, Narcotic, Methadone, Spinal cord stimulation, Overdose, hydrocodone, Oxycodone, Fentanyl, Intrathecal drug delivery, RSD, Nerve injury
Primary area of expertise: Pain Medicine Expert consulting experience: • Authored over 50 expert case reports • Participated in over 25 depositions • Testimony experience in civil trials and professional hearings • Provides litigation support and expert testimony in plaintiff and defense cases Professional experience: • Over 25 years of experience in Pain Medicine • Triple Board Certified • Practice Director of University Multi-Disciplinary Pain Management Practices from 1998 to 2017 • Program Director of a Multi-Disciplinary Pain Management Fellowship Training Programs from 1998 to 2015 • Professor of Anesthesiology, Palliative Care, and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at University of Rochester School of Medicine • Lectures extensively and published Profile: Dr. Kent is an expert in all realms of Pain Medicine and has focused expertise in the prescribing and oversight of opioid analgesics. His specialties include acute and chronic pain management, opioid analgesics, inte...

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...

Ade Akande, MD,MBA

Pain Consortium,PLLC.

Charlotte, North Carolina
Anesthesiology, Pain Management - Medicine - Spinal anesthesia, Epidural hematoma, Intrathecal catheter, Opiod therapy , Opiod overdose, complication, Narcotic abuse, Narcotic use, Facet Rhizotomy, Facet Injection, Cervical epidural, Epidural abscess, Nerve root block, Epidural adhesions, Spinal injections, Spinal catheter, Blood thinner,
Internal Medicine Residency-Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons,New York,NY. 1989-1993. Anesthesiology Residency and Pain Management. Fellowship-Brigham and Women's Hospital(Harvard Medical School. Boston,Mass).1993-1996. Interventional Pain Management Fellowship-University of Medicine and Dentistry of new Jersey. Newark,NJ.1996-1997. Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine. Practice limited to Interventional and Non Interventional Pain Management/Pain Medicine over the last 20 years. Clinical patient contact volume averages 5,000 office visits with 1200 interventions annually.

Nicole Morris, MSN, NP-C

Med Legal Pro LLC

Defiance, Ohio
Nurse Practitioner, Pain Management - Medicine - neck pain, back pain, chronic pain, nerve pain, peripheral neuropathy, fibromyalgia, osteoarthritis, joint injections, trigger point injections, spinal injections, opioids, opioid overdose, pain medications, post-operative pain, epidural steroid injection, ESI, complex regional pain syndrome, CRPS
Pain management nurse practitioner in active clinical practice. Former clinical instructor. Extensive experience treating chronic neck and back pain, peripheral neuropathy, fibromyalgia, and osteoarthritis.

Aarti Singla, MD, MBA, CIME

Cincinnati, Ohio
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Pain Management - Medicine - Life Care Planning, Medical Cost projections, Catastrophic injuries, Non-catastrophic injuries, Rehabilitation, Spine injury, Back Pain, Sciatica, Nerve blocks, Radiculopathy, Spondylosis, Spinal Stenosis, Chronic Pain, Neuropathy, non-surgical orthopedic care, 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) , Certified Independent Medical Examiner (ABIME) and a Certified Life care Planner. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and completed an ACGME- Accredited Fellowship in Pain Medicine. Additional Certifications include: Independent Medical Exams, Life Care Plans, Medical cost projections. 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, Life Care Plans, Medical cost projections.

F. Michael Ferrante, MD

Oregon
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Spinal interventions. Nerve Blocks, Implantable Intrathecal Pumps, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Spinal cord stimulation, Peripheral nerve stimulation, Spinal Injections, Epidural steroid Injections, Radiofrequency, Failed back syndrome, Spinal Medicine, neuropathic pain, MILD.
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...

Timothy Bundy, DO, CIME, CLCP, CMCPS, ATC

National Life Care Planners

Pennsylvania
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
Board-certified in Brain Injury Medicine, Pain Medicine, and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation with over 25 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 50 depositions. Medical licenses in Florida, Pennsylvania, Minnesota, and Kansas.

Veena Graff, MD

University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

Wynnewood, Pennsylvania
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Opioid management, Billing, Medical Fraud, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Acute and Chronic Pain Management, Fibromyalgia, Chronic Pain syndromes, Regional Anesthesiology, Nerve Blocks, Epidurals, Spinals, Ultrasound & Fluoroscopic guided procedures, General Anesthesia, Airway, Intubation
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 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 perioperative pain management lead for the University of Pennsylvania Health System's Opioid Task Force, 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 perioperative and inpatient sectors. Dr. Graff als...

Taras Grosh, MD

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania - Perelman School of Medicine

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Anesthesiology, Pain Management - Medicine - Regional Anesthesiology, Nerve Injury, Pain Management, Peripheral Nerve Blocks, Epidural Anesthesia, Spinal Anesthesia, Orthopedic Anesthesia, Ultrasound guided procedures, General Anesthesia, Sedation, Intubation, Extubation, Difficult Airway, Trauma,
Dr. Grosh is a board-certified Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia he is fellowship trained in Regional Anesthesiology Acute and Chronic Pain management. Dr. Grosh is the Director of Orthopedic Anesthesiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center overseeing clinical care of orthopedic surgical patients. Additionally, he is Chair of Procedural Sedation Committee and the co-chair of Penn Presbyterian Medical Center's Clinical Effectiveness Committee in which he oversees quality improvement and safety metrics for patients in the perioperative space. 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 c...

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.

Roy M Lerman, MD

Physiatrist specializing in Spine medicine

Main Line Spine

King of Prussia , Pennsylvania
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Pain Management - Medicine - Spine, Invasive Physiatry, Musculoskeletal medicine
38 years of experience treating patients with musculoskeletal conditions. Specializing in Spine Medicine. Trained in minimally invasive Spine and peripheral joint procedures.

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

Sidney Kimmel Medical School, Thomas Jefferson University

Media, 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 , Iowa and Texas

Cyrus Kao, MD, LCP-C

Rehabilitation Consultants LLC

Nashville, Tennessee
Life Care Planning, Pain Management - Medicine - Physician Certified Life Care Planner (LCP-C), Life Care Plans, Catastrophic injury, Non-catastrophic injury, Board certified in Pain Medicine, Chronic Pain, Personal Injury, Defense and Plaintiff, Expert Witness, Auto Injury, Objective IMEs Contact via email [email protected]
Dr. Cyrus Kao is a highly experienced, board-certified physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R) and pain medicine physician with a focus on impairments and disabilities resulting from sports injuries, MVA, catastrophic injuries, chronic pain, and arthritis. He is proficient in electromyography/nerve conduction studies (EMG/NCS) and certified to perform minimally invasive lumbar decompression (mild) procedures for lumbar spinal stenosis with neurogenic claudication. He is also proficient in ultrasound (US)-guided injections, trigger point injections, and botulinum toxin injections. Dr. Kao is board-certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (ABPM&R) and the ABPM&R Pain Medicine. He has active unrestricted medical licenses in multiple states, including NJ, HI, FL, NV, AL, CA, NY, VT, TN, GA, MN, CT, LA, IL, WV, OH, TX, MI, MS, CO, and PA. He is also certified by the New York Worker’s Compensation Board and the Colorado Worker’s Compensation Board for m...

Matthew P Rupert, MD MS FIPP DABIPP DABA

Vertex Spine

Franklin, Tennessee
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Interventional Pain Medicine, Minimally Invasive Spine, Spinal Cord Stimulator, Peripheral Nerve Stimulator, Headache Stimulator, Facial Pain, Headache, Migraine, CRPS, Non-drug Therapy, MIS, Laser Spine, Medical Device, Biomechanics, Injury Forces, Balanced Review, Conflict Resolution
My mission is to promote the advancement and development of cutting-edge truly minimally invasive surgery for acute and chronic pain conditions. I provide individualized treatment and not cookie cutter care. I am appreciative of various viewpoints on the treatment of pain, the current evidence based medicine as well as treatments that are not mainstream. Board certified Fellow of Interventional Pain Practice internationally by the World Institute of Pain Board certified Interventional Pain Physician by the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians Board certfifed in Interventional Pain Medicine by the American Board of Medical Specialties Board certified in Anesthesiology by the American Board of Medical Specialties Multiple medical and biomechanical device inventions Ability to give neutral and bilateral viewpoints of difficult medical treatment situations Active involvement of local, national and international educational societies Author of many interventional pain med...

Kenneth T. Sykes, MD, PhD

Tennessee Orthopaedic Alliance Columbia

Spring Hill , Tennessee
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Pain Management, Interventional Pain Management, Anesthesiology, Back and Neck Pain, Facet Blocks, Epidurals, Peripheral Nerve Blocks, Spinal Cord Stimulation, Intrathecal Pumps, Radiofrequency, Medication Errors, Narcotic Prescriptions, Opioids, CRPS, Sedation by non-anesthesiology practitioner
Double-board certified by the ABA in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine in full clinical practice. Dr. Kenneth Sykes, MD PhD is a fellowship-trained interventional pain anesthesiologist who treats both acute and chronic pain conditions, specializing in treating spinal pain, ranging from work accidents, personal injuries, sports injuries, and degenerative conditions. He is also an expert in other areas of general anesthesiology including patient safety, perioperative processes, surgical positioning, same day surgery, and regional (nerve block) anesthesia. He completed a family medicine internship at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine in Iowa City, Iowa, then went on to complete a residency in anesthesiology and a pain management fellowship at the prestigious Washington University in St. Louis, MO. Dr. Sykes brings a unique comprehensive perspective to anesthesiology and pain medicine as his training involved extensive scientific investigation of the underlying mechanis...

Adam J Carinci, MD, JD, MBA

University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

Texas
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, CRPS, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, RSD, Life Care Plan Analysis, Nerve Injury, Nerve Pain, Failed Back, Epidural Injections, Hematoma, Chronic pain, Opioids, Pill Mills, Overprescribing, Addiction, Fraud, IME, Independent Medical examinations, Medical Billing,
Dr. Adam J Carinci MD, JD, MBA is a nationally recognized CRPS thought leader and expert witness with over a fifteen years of pain medicine experience. With his dual training as both a physician and a lawyer Dr. Carinci is a sought-after expert witness in medico-legal matters on a national stage where he combines distinct acumen and expertise at the intersection of medicine and law. He is double-board certified in both Anesthesiology and in Pain Medicine and maintains an active, full time medical practice. Dr. Carinci is Chief of Pain Management and Director of the Interventional Spine and Pain Treatment Center at the University of Rochester Medical Center and an Associate Professor at the University of Rochester School of Medicine. Prior to his current position, Dr. Carinci was the Director of the Pain Medicine Center at Massachusetts General Hospital and an Instructor at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Carinci trained at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Harvard Medical ...

Simon Dardashti, MD, MS

Texas
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Pain Management, Causation, Disability, Sciatica, Epidural, Radiculopathy, Back Neck Pain, Peer review, Overdose, Personal Injury, Spinal injury, Whiplash, Slip Trip Fall, Spondylosis, Radiofrequency, Facet Injections, Spinal Cord Stimulation, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), Opiate Narcotic
Dr. Simon Dardashti is a Pain Management Physician with a wealth of experience and expertise in the field of Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine and spinal injury. His professional background includes: Education: Dr. Dardashti graduated from UC Berkeley with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science, followed by a Master’s degree from Georgetown University and an MD degree from the Chicago Medical School. Training: He completed a rigorous four-year internship/residency in Anesthesiology at the University of California, Irvine Medical Center, and further specialized in Interventional Spine and Pain Management through a Fellowship program at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Professional Experience: Dr. Dardashti has been actively practicing since 2016, focusing on Pain Management, Anesthesiology, and Medical Corporate Compliance. He has worked in various settings including outpatient private practice and inpatient hospital practice. Certifications: Board certified by t...

Brandon J Goff, DO

San Antonio, Texas
Life Care Planning, Pain Management - Medicine - Osteopathic Medicine , Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, PM&R
Board certified (American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation) 1. Pain Medicine 2. Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Certified Life Care Planner - Certified Physician Life Care Planner Experience in civilian medicine, military medicine, academic medicine, and private practice.

Robert Groysman, MD

Southwest Pain Management, PLLC

Irving, Texas
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - epidurals, facet joint blocks, intubation, nerve blocks, fluoroscopy, ultrasound
I am a diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine. I do an impartial review of the medical records and imaging for anyone injured after an interventional procedure or anesthesia. I am an expert in standard of care for both interventional pain procedures as well as anesthesia. Prompt delivery of reports.

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
dually Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Pain Medicine and am currently in active practice with over a decade of wide-ranging medico-legal experience. I have been in clinical practice for 16 years and have performed medico-legal work for 13 years. My focus lies in musculoskeletal, spine, and pain medicine related to personal and work-related injuries. I have an extensive knowledge base and make use of the official disability guidelines and clinical experience when formulating opinions. I have examined injured persons for insurance companies, independent review organizations, and law firms and have reviewed tens of thousands of pages of records, files, and medical charts. I have been deposed multiple times and am a persuasive and compelling expert witness with a heavy focus on objective data, image interpretation, and a meticulous focus on the details. Real-world clinical experience has been integral to my success as a medical expert witness. My legal focus...

Cyrus Kao, MD, LCP-C

Rehabilitation Consultants LLC

Texas
Life Care Planning, Pain Management - Medicine - Physician Certified Life Care Planner (LCP-C), Life Care Plans, Catastrophic injury, Non-catastrophic injury, Board certified in Pain Medicine, Chronic Pain, Personal Injury, Defense and Plaintiff, Expert Witness, Auto Injury, Objective IMEs Contact via email [email protected]
Dr. Cyrus Kao is a highly experienced, board-certified physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R) and pain medicine physician with a focus on impairments and disabilities resulting from sports injuries, MVA, catastrophic injuries, chronic pain, and arthritis. He is proficient in electromyography/nerve conduction studies (EMG/NCS) and certified to perform minimally invasive lumbar decompression (mild) procedures for lumbar spinal stenosis with neurogenic claudication. He is also proficient in ultrasound (US)-guided injections, trigger point injections, and botulinum toxin injections. Dr. Kao is board-certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (ABPM&R) and the ABPM&R Pain Medicine. He has active unrestricted medical licenses in multiple states, including NJ, HI, FL, NV, AL, CA, NY, VT, TN, GA, MN, CT, LA, IL, WV, OH, TX, MI, MS, CO, and PA. He is also certified by the New York Worker’s Compensation Board and the Colorado Worker’s Compensation Board for m...

Edrick E Lopez, MD, JD

DFW Interventional Pain Institute

Irving, Texas
Pain Management - Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehab - Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, CRPS, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, RSD, Life Care Planning, Nerve Injury & Pain, Nerve Blocks, Epidural Injections, Cervical Injections, Spinal Injections, Chronic pain, Opioids, Pill Mill, Overprescribing, Addiction, Back Pain, Neck Pain, Spinal Cord Stimulation
Dr Edrick Lopez is a Harvard-trained double-board certified bilingual expert with a legal background. He is board-certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation as well as Pain Management. In addition Dr Lopez graduated magna cum laude from law school. He has published articles related to SI joint pain, spinal stenosis, epidural steroid injections, and chronic pain among others.

Robert John Nocerini, MD, MHSA

Northstar Joint and Spine

Plano, Texas
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, CRPS, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, RSD, Life Care Planning, Nerve Injury & Pain, Nerve Blocks, Epidural Injections, Cervical Injections, Spinal Injections, Chronic pain, Opioids, Pill Mill, Overprescribing, Addiction, Back Pain, Neck Pain, Spinal Cord Stimulation
Triple Board-Certified Pain Physician in active clinical practice. Boarded in Pain Medicine, Anesthesiology and Emergency Medicine. Highly experienced expert witness and life care planner – has testified at over 50 depositions and multiple trials.

Robert H. Odell, Jr., MD, PhD

Neuropathy & Pain Center of Las Vegas

Texas
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...

Cristy M Schade, MD, PhD, PE

Advanced Pain Solutions

Mesquite, Texas
Pain Management - Medicine, Disability Evaluation - CRPS, complex regional pain syndrome, RSD, reflex sympathetic dystrophy, implanted drug pumps for pain, ESI, epidural steroids, nerve pain, chronic pain, sciatic leg pain, opioid abuse, opioid addiction, illegally manufactured fentanyl deaths, failed back surgery syndrome, IME, Future Medical Needs
Dr. CM Schade, MD, PhD, PE is a nationally recognized and sought-after clinician, speaker, and expert witness with 35+ years of pain medicine experience. With his dual training as both a physician and an engineer, Dr. Schade is a sought-after expert witness in medical-legal matters on the national stage, where he combines unique expertise with the overlap of medicine, bioengineering, and medical artificial intelligence (AI). He is a seasoned medical and legal expert and has been involved in over 100 cases for plaintiffs (60%) and the defense (40%). He has qualified as an expert witness in both state and federal court. He has authored over 100 expert reports and testified under oath at depositions and trials nationwide. Dr. Schade’s 35+ years of forensic experience includes medical malpractice, CRPS, complex regional pain syndrome litigation, spinal cord stimulation litigation, medical device-related litigation, pain and suffering, opioid overdoses, including the current epidemi...

Ramesh Singa, MD

HealthAdvise

Austin, Texas
Anesthesiology, Pain Management - Medicine - Interventional pain management, intrathecal targeted drug delivery, pump, injection, epidural, facet, radiofrequency ablation, rhizotomy, neck, back, cervical, thoracic, lumbar, sciatica, radiculopathy, neuropathy, spinal cord stimulation, nerve injury, herniated disc, degeneration, osteoarthritis
Ramesh Singa, MD, is a pain management physician board certified in Pain Management and Anesthesiology. He is part of the Republic Spine and Pain team in Leander and Austin, TX. With over 15yrs experience, Dr. Singa’s top areas of expertise are Invertebral Disc Disease, Sacroiliac Joint Disease, Cervical Spondylosis, and Complex Regional Pain Syndrome. Training Medical Rusha Medical College Residency St. Barnabas Health Care System Fellowship Rush University Medical Center Board Certifications American Board of Anesthesiology American Board of Anesthesiology Pain Medicine

Robert H. Odell, Jr., MD, PhD

Neuropathy & Pain Center of Las Vegas

Utah
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...

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 is 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 Journal of I...

Arjun Ramesh, MD

Neurology Legal Consulting

Haymarket, Virginia
Anesthesiology, Pain Management - Medicine - anesthesiology, pain medicine physician
Dr. Arjun Ramesh is a highly skilled anesthesiology and pain medicine physician who brings his wealth of expertise to Neurology Legal Consulting as an ancillary member. With extensive training from Rush University Medical Center and the Cleveland Clinic, Dr. Ramesh is well-equipped to provide invaluable insights into complex medical and legal matters including injuries related to ... His ability to offer expert witness testimony and consultation in areas related to anesthesiology and pain medicine is bolstered by his deep understanding of pain management techniques in his active clinical practice. Dr. Ramesh's commitment to advancing the field is evident through his contributions to peer-reviewed journals and book chapters, ensuring that his insights are grounded in the latest research. As part of Neurology Legal Consulting, Dr. Ramesh collaborates closely with legal professionals and healthcare providers, offering his specialized knowledge to help clients navigate legal proceedin...

Craig Best, DO

Seattle, Washington
Physical Medicine & Rehab, Pain Management - Medicine - Spine, Chronic Pain, Interventional Pain, Injections, Concussion, Traumatic Brain Injury, Life Care Planning, Joint Pain, Epidural Steroid Injection, Back Pain, Neck Pain, CRPS, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Disc Herniation, Car Accident, Work Injury, Causation, Prognosis, EMG, Personal Injury
Dr. Best is a dual board certified Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM&R) and Pain Medicine physician. He is also a Certified Life Care Planner (CLCP). He completed his residency in PM&R at Rush University Medical Center, a Rush Medical College teaching hospital, in Chicago followed by fellowship in Interventional Pain Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, a Harvard Medical School teaching hospital, in Boston. He is ABPMR certified in PM&R and Pain Medicine. He is also board certified in PM&R by the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada and has attained his Fellow of Royal College of Physicians of Canada (FRCPC) designation. His clinical practice includes diagnosis and non-operative management of a variety of spine, joint, soft tissue, orthopaedic, and neurologic injuries, headache, concussion, and chronic pain conditions. He has also completed thousands of electrodiagnostic studies (EMG/NCS). He has been an expert witness for numerous cases, completed man...

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...

Justin B Boge, DO, DABA, MHA, MS, BS

Chamuel, LLC

La Crosse, Wisconsin
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Nerve epidural joint injections, quality assurance, risk management, ketamine, cannabis, marijuana, opioids, rhizotomy, radio frequency ablation, Chronic Pain, postoperative pain, Spinal Cord stimulator, pain pump, CRPS/RSD, interventional medical management, injury, infection, paralysis, death
Award winning teacher and lecturer, double board certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine by the American Board of Anesthesia (ABA). Dr. Boge received a Health Professions Scholarship Program (HPSP), medical school scholarship from the US Air Force (1996-2000). Dr. Boge has worked in Risk Management and Quality Assurance as an Active Duty Pain and Anesthesia physician with the US Air Force. Dr. Boge also served as an Assistant Professor, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland, Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (2006 to 2016). Dr. Boge has over 23 years of experience reviewing medical records and practicing pain and anesthesia medicine. Dr. Boge has experience in report writing, deposition and courtroom testimony. Dr. Boge recently completed a master’s in health care administration (MHA) from Cornell University, Ithaca, NY (December 2021), utilizing his veteran Post 9-11 scholarship. He answers phone calls/emails promptly and is respectful of deadli...

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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