Spine Surgery & Spine Care Expert Witnesses

The SEAK Expert Witness Directory contains a comprehensive list of spine surgery & spine care expert witnesses who testify, consult and provide litigation support on spine surgery & spine care and related issues. Spine surgery & spine care 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 spine surgery & spine care expert witnesses testify regarding may include: Neurosurgery, Spinal Cord Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury, Radiculopathy, Spine Surgery & Spine Care, Spinal Fusion, Spinal Instrumentation, Spinal Trauma, Spine Injury, Back Pain, Brain Tumor, Cervical Spine Surgery, Kyphoplasty, Spinal Cord Stimulation, and Spinal Stenosis.

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Jeffrey H. Oppenheimer, MD Neurosurgery Medlegal Services

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

William A Brennan, MD NSL

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

David A Lundin, MD, FAANS Synapse Neurosurgical Consultants.

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

Henry H Barnard II, MD MSA Orthopedics

Alabama
Spine Surgery & Spine Care, Orthopedic Surgery - Spine, Spine Surgeon, Surgery, Orthopedics, Back, Neck, Lumbar Spine
I am a fellowship trained, board certified Orthopaedic Spine surgeon with 30 years of clinical practice experience. I am familiar with the Workmen’s Compensation system in general, as well as conditions of the spine resulting from personal injury claims. I have participated in well over a hundred depositions pertaining to the treatment of these patients, and my opinions are usually definitive.

Benjamin Bjerke, MD

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

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

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

Brian D. Rudin, M.D., CFI/I Brian D. Rudin, M.D., Inc.

Arizona
Spine Surgery & Spine Care, Aviation & Aerospace - Specialist in Neck pain, Back pain, disorders of the Cervical, Thoracic, Lumbar spine, disc problems, spinal cord, dural tear, fusion, disc replacement, pedicle screws, auto accidents, aviation accidents and personal injury cases.
Dr. Rudin is an actively practicing and Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon, with a fellowship in Spinal Surgery. He completed medical school and orthopedic surgery residency at the University of California at Los Angeles. Fellowship in complex spinal disorders was completed in 2005 under the direction of Dr. Rick Delamarter. He has been in private practice for 17 years. Currently he is serving as the Vice Chief of Orthopedics at a level 2 trauma center. His practice is 100% dedicated to spine care. Online reviews by patients are 5 stars. He is willing to travel both within California, Nevada, Arizona and other neighboring states. (Licensed in CA, NV, North Carolina) Dr. Rudin is also a commercial pilot and certificated flight instructor (CFI).

Michael A. Steingart, DO Steingart Orthopedics, PC

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

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

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

William A Brennan, MD NSL

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

Christopher C Carver, MD, FACS

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

William H. Dillin, MD Independent Spine Evaluation, Inc.

Los Angeles, California
Spine Surgery & Spine Care - Independent spine evaluations, IME, spine surgery: critical analysis of the issue & clinical logic combined with "evidence based medicine" offers the greatest opportunity for accuracy
William Dillin, M.D. completed the Neurosurgery and Orthopaedic Spinal Surgery Fellowship at Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia in July 1985. His practice is devoted exclusively to spine surgery and spine medicine with attendant procedures. Since, July 1985, he has served as a spine consultant the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic. Dr. Dillin has been an associate at the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic since July 1986. He is a co-founder of the Kerlan-Jobe Spine Center, a multidisciplinary center of excellence dedicated to spine diseases. Dr. Dillin’ s interests include the full therapeutic and diagnostic range of spine medicine: minimally invasive, least invasive and maximally invasive spine operations and the array of non-surgical invasive procedures directed at spinal pain. Dr. Dillin evaluates patients at the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic in Orange County and the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic in Los Angeles.

Sina Rajamand Battle Born Brain and Spine

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

Brian D. Rudin, M.D., CFI/I Brian D. Rudin, M.D., Inc.

Westlake Village, California
Spine Surgery & Spine Care, Aviation & Aerospace - Specialist in Neck pain, Back pain, disorders of the Cervical, Thoracic, Lumbar spine, disc problems, spinal cord, dural tear, fusion, disc replacement, pedicle screws, auto accidents, aviation accidents and personal injury cases.
Dr. Rudin is an actively practicing and Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon, with a fellowship in Spinal Surgery. He completed medical school and orthopedic surgery residency at the University of California at Los Angeles. Fellowship in complex spinal disorders was completed in 2005 under the direction of Dr. Rick Delamarter. He has been in private practice for 17 years. Currently he is serving as the Vice Chief of Orthopedics at a level 2 trauma center. His practice is 100% dedicated to spine care. Online reviews by patients are 5 stars. He is willing to travel both within California, Nevada, Arizona and other neighboring states. (Licensed in CA, NV, North Carolina) Dr. Rudin is also a commercial pilot and certificated flight instructor (CFI).

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

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

Henry H Barnard II, MD MSA Orthopedics

Florida
Spine Surgery & Spine Care, Orthopedic Surgery - Spine, Spine Surgeon, Surgery, Orthopedics, Back, Neck, Lumbar Spine
I am a fellowship trained, board certified Orthopaedic Spine surgeon with 30 years of clinical practice experience. I am familiar with the Workmen’s Compensation system in general, as well as conditions of the spine resulting from personal injury claims. I have participated in well over a hundred depositions pertaining to the treatment of these patients, and my opinions are usually definitive.

William A Brennan, MD NSL

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

Larry Fishman, M.D.

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

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

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

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

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

Jeffrey H. Oppenheimer, MD Neurosurgery Medlegal Services

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

Richard Smith, MD Florida Center for Orthopaedics

Ocoee, Florida
Orthopedic Surgery, Spine Surgery & Spine Care
Richard C. Smith, MD, FACS, is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon specializing in spine care and minimally invasive spine and joint surgery. Dr. Smith graduated from Hahnemann University Medical School, and completed his orthopaedic surgery training at the Medical College of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr. Smith is a member of the North American Spine Society, a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American College of Surgeons, and The Association for Medical Ethics.

Faissal Zahrawi, MD Celebration Minimally Invasive Spine Institute

Orlando, Florida
Spine Surgery & Spine Care, Orthopedic Surgery - spine injuries, Orthopedic Injuries, Work related injuries, Disabilities, IME, CME.
Extensive experience in all aspects of spinal care. Board certified in Orthopedics and Spinal Surgery. Having practiced General Orthopedics in the first 25 years of my carrier put me in a position to testify on associated orthopedic injuries in addition to the spinal one. Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, American Orthopedic Board, North American Spinal Surgeons (NASS), Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgeons (SMISS), International Study for the Advancement of Spinal Surgery (ISSAS) and many others. Assistant Professor Orthopedic Surgery UCF.

Henry H Barnard II, MD MSA Orthopedics

Albany , Georgia
Spine Surgery & Spine Care, Orthopedic Surgery - Spine, Spine Surgeon, Surgery, Orthopedics, Back, Neck, Lumbar Spine
I am a fellowship trained, board certified Orthopaedic Spine surgeon with 30 years of clinical practice experience. I am familiar with the Workmen’s Compensation system in general, as well as conditions of the spine resulting from personal injury claims. I have participated in well over a hundred depositions pertaining to the treatment of these patients, and my opinions are usually definitive.

Damien Doute, MD Spine and Orthopaedics of Atlanta, LLC

Decatur, Georgia
Spine Surgery & Spine Care, Orthopedic Surgery - Pedicle Screws, Spinal Cord Stimulation, Joint Replacement, Fracture/Dislocation, Paralysis, Spine Fusion, Degenerative Spine, Scoliosis, Radiculopathy, Nerve Injury, Laminectomy, Discectomy,
I am spine fellowship trained and have practiced a large amount of this discipline since my fellowship in 1998. My spinal expertise lies in the treatment of the cervical, thoracic and lumbosacral spine in terms of nonoperative and operative treatment, congenital, traumatic, and degenerative problems. I am comfortable in anterior, posterior and lateral approaches to the entire spine. Spine Surgery, complex and non-complex, cervical, thoracic and lumbar, including revision surgery, is my forte. I have also practiced a large amount of general orthopedics surgery since residency, concentrating on total joint replacement, arthroscopy, and fractures. I am comfortable with hip, knee and shoulder surgery and diagnosis, including trauma/fractures. I have taken general emergency room call consistently. I also routinely perform knee and shoulder arthroscopy and deal with foot and ankle problems and trauma. I have given both trial and deposition testimony in a variety of cases. My me...

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

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

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

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

Robert A Beatty, MD

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

Jesse P. Butler, MD, CIME Spine Consultants

Niles, Illinois
Orthopedic Surgery, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - Orthopedic Spine Surgery, Complex Adult Revision Surgery, Cervical, Thoracic, Lumbar Spine Disorders, Degenerative Disc Disease, Herniated Disc, Sciatica, Spinal Stenosis, Spondylolisthesis, Osteoporotic Compression Fractures, Independent Medical Evaluations.
Jesse P. Butler, MD, CIME, ABOS certified, fellowship trained and certified independent medical examiner and practicing spine surgeon. Dr. Butler offers an evidenced based medical opinion for spine (cervical, thoracic, lumbar, sacrum, coccyx) related cases. He has extensive experience with Independent Medical Evaluations (IME), Section 12 examinations, AMA Guides to the evaluation of permanent impairment 6th edition, record reviews, expert witness, trial testimony and complex and revision spine surgery. Dr. Butler is a past member of the Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission Medical Fee Advisory Board (2004-2011). Northwestern University - Orthopedic Surgical Residency, Chicago, Illinois Rush-Presbyterian St. Luke's Medical Center - Spine Surgery Fellowship, Chicago, Illinois Highly credible expert witness renowned for clear defensible medical opinions.

Jonathan S Citow, MD American Center for Spine & Neurosurgery

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

George S Miz, MD UChicago Medicine Medical Group

Calumet City, Illinois
Orthopedic Surgery, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - Workers compensation, motor vehicle accident, back injury, neck injury, spinal injury, cervical and lumbar disc injury, spinal fracture, disc herniation, spinal stenosis, spondylolisthesis, radiculopathy, sciatica
Fellowship trained in spinal surgery, board certified in orthopaedic surgery. Author of textbook chapters on spinal injury. Clinical research experience with focus on artificial disc replacement surgery. National and international presentations on various spinal surgery topics. Leadership positions in the North American Spine Society (chair and member of the Committee on Medical Education as well as the chair and member of the International Education Committee) as well as the International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery.

William A Brennan, MD NSL

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

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

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

Tobias A Mattei, MD Saint Louis University

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

Frank O Petkovich, MD Petkovich Orthopedic and Spine Care, LLC

St. Louis, Missouri
Orthopedic Surgery, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - Orthopedics,Orthopedic Surgery,Orthopedic Surgeon,Upper Extremity,Lower Extremity,Spine Surgery,Spine Surgeon,Cervical Spine,Thoracic Spine,Lumbar Spine,back injury,neck injury,back conditions,neck conditions,Workers Compensation,Personal Injury,
**Licensed in Missouri and Illinois Dr. Petkovich was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri. He received his undergraduate degree from University of Missouri, St. Louis, and medical degree from Saint Louis University. He is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and American Board of Independent Medical Examiners (CIME). Fellow, American College of Surgeons Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Fellow and founding member, North American Spine Society 25% of practice includes IMEs and medical record reviews. Reports, if requested, generated in a timely manner. Multiple orthopedic body parts, including spine, examined or reviewed if requested. Practice includes general orthopedics, upper and lower extremities and spinal conditions. He is licensed in both Missouri and Illinois.

Sina Rajamand Battle Born Brain and Spine

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

Brian D. Rudin, M.D., CFI/I Brian D. Rudin, M.D., Inc.

Nevada
Spine Surgery & Spine Care, Aviation & Aerospace - Specialist in Neck pain, Back pain, disorders of the Cervical, Thoracic, Lumbar spine, disc problems, spinal cord, dural tear, fusion, disc replacement, pedicle screws, auto accidents, aviation accidents and personal injury cases.
Dr. Rudin is an actively practicing and Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon, with a fellowship in Spinal Surgery. He completed medical school and orthopedic surgery residency at the University of California at Los Angeles. Fellowship in complex spinal disorders was completed in 2005 under the direction of Dr. Rick Delamarter. He has been in private practice for 17 years. Currently he is serving as the Vice Chief of Orthopedics at a level 2 trauma center. His practice is 100% dedicated to spine care. Online reviews by patients are 5 stars. He is willing to travel both within California, Nevada, Arizona and other neighboring states. (Licensed in CA, NV, North Carolina) Dr. Rudin is also a commercial pilot and certificated flight instructor (CFI).

Timothy Ryken, MD Ryken Medical Consulting

Lebanon, New Hampshire
Neurological Surgery, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - General Adult Neurosurgery, Spinal surgery, spine care, Trauma, Neuro-oncology
I am an experienced neurosurgeon board certified by the ABNS since 1998, active in both academic and private settings. My practice has focused primarily on adult patients addressing general neurosurgical care including trauma, tumor and degenerative spine. My legal work today has been primarily for the defendant although I have reviewed and offered opinions in plaintiff cases as well. In addition to clinical care I have been involved in multiple research efforts and have been active on the national neurosurgical level both educational and political efforts.

James G. Lowe, MD, JD

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

Mark R McLaughlin, MD, FACS Princeton Brain and Spine

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

John D. Tydings, MD Central Jersey Spine Associates, PA

Lawrenceville, New Jersey
Spine Surgery & Spine Care, Orthopedic Surgery - Lumbar Spine Surgery, Cervical Spine Surgery, Spinal Cord Stimulation, Spinal Trauma, Spinal Stenosis, Sacroiliac Joint Fusion, Failed Back Surgery, Spinal Instrumentation, Workers Compensation
I am a board certified, fellowship trained orthopaedic spinal surgeon in practice since 1990. I am familiar with all aspects of spinal surgery including the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine from a variety of approaches, both with and without instrumentation. I have been performing sacroiliac fusions since 1990. I have been implanting spinal cord stimulators since 1991. My practice predominantly involves Workers Compensation patients and patients injured as the result of motor vehicle accidents. I regularly perform Independent Medical Evaluations and I have testified numerous times as an expert witness.

Joseph R Zerbo, DO

Linwood, New Jersey
Orthopedic Surgery, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - Spine Injury, Cauda Equina Syndrome, Surgical Complications, Spine Fracture, Radiculopathy, Spinal Instrumentation, Spine Infection, Cervical Fusim, Discography
Board Certified AOBOS, Pravate Practice since 1988, member North American Spine Society 1999

Daniel V Loesch, MD, FACS TriState Neurological Surgeons

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

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

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

Daniel V Loesch, MD, FACS TriState Neurological Surgeons

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

Boyle C. Cheng, PhD Total Spine Solutions, Inc.

Mars, Pennsylvania
Medical Devices, Spine Surgery & Spine Care - Neurosurgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Biomechanics, Intellectual property, Engineering , Biomedical, Firearms and Ballistics, Trauma,
Rank of Full Professor at Drexel University College of Medicine, and Adjunct Full Professor at Carnegie Mellon University.

Daniel V Loesch, MD, FACS TriState Neurological Surgeons

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

Henry H Barnard II, MD MSA Orthopedics

South Carolina
Spine Surgery & Spine Care, Orthopedic Surgery - Spine, Spine Surgeon, Surgery, Orthopedics, Back, Neck, Lumbar Spine
I am a fellowship trained, board certified Orthopaedic Spine surgeon with 30 years of clinical practice experience. I am familiar with the Workmen’s Compensation system in general, as well as conditions of the spine resulting from personal injury claims. I have participated in well over a hundred depositions pertaining to the treatment of these patients, and my opinions are usually definitive.

Wade K. Jensen, MD KCMD Enterprises, Inc.

Dakota Dunes, South Dakota
Spine Surgery & Spine Care, Orthopedic Surgery - Spinal Fusion Surgery, Lumbar Spinal Surgery, Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Cervical Arthroplasty, Scoliosis Surgery, Medical Device Patents, Pedicle Screw Surgery, Workers Compensation, IMEs, Laminectomy, Microdiscectomy, Spine Surgery Complications
I am a Board Certified Orthopedic Spine Surgeon, Dual Fellowship trained in Orthopedic and Neurological Spinal Surgery. My expertise is in the diagnosis and treatment of the cervical, thoracic and lumbosacral spine. I am an expert in Spinal Deformity Surgery, complex surgery of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine including revision surgery. I also perform minimally invasive spinal surgery including endoscopic spinal surgeries. I have multiple patents issued and licensed in the medical space. 20% of my practice is general orthopedics surgery, concentrating on total joint replacement, arthroscopic shoulder and knee surgery, and peripheral nerve surgery. I take Orthopedic emergency department call routinely. I perform IME's weekly, perform chart reviews, treat work compensation patients, have served as an Expert Spine Surgeon, and have performed many depositions and have testified in court.

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

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

Douglas C. Mathews, MD Howell Allen Clinic

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

JOHN R ANDERSON, MD

BOERNE, Texas
Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics - Non-Surgical - Hand surgery, Pediatric orthopedics, Spine surgery, Spine care, Sports medicine

William A Brennan, MD NSL

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

Anthony Muffoletto, MD

Houston, Texas
Spine Surgery & Spine Care - Back and Neck Injury, Whiplash,Sciatica, Worker's Comp injury, MVA, Herniated Disc, Post-laminectomy Syndrome, Failed Back Syndrome, Post-Surgical Complications, Cauda Equina Syndrome, Spinal Cord Injury, Fracture; Dislocation, Radiculopathy, Discitis, Spondylitis, Epidural Abscess
Active Consultant to Texas Board of Medical Examiners. Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. Fellow American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Fellowship trained Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon. Former Tenure-Track Faculty Physician at Univ. of Texas Medical Branch

Lawrence F Cohen, MD Commonwealth Medical Review

Richmond, Virginia
Spine Surgery & Spine Care, Orthopedic Surgery - Spinal Trauma, Spinal Tumors, Scoliosis Surgery, Spinal Cord Injury, Disc Disease, Spinal Fusions, Spinal Instrumentation, Kyphoplasty, Minimally Invasive Spine,
Administrative Assistant Theresa Hubbard Email- [email protected]

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

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

David A Lundin, MD, FAANS Synapse Neurosurgical Consultants.

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