James F Lineback, MD Independent Medical Examiner

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Specialty 1: Internal Medicine

Specialty 2: Pulmonary Medicine - Disease

Specialty Focus: Chronic Lung Disease (COPD)Emphysema/Chronic Bronchitis Pulmonary Embolism/DVT Asthma Catastrophic Injury Pneumonia/Pulmonary Infections Chest Trauma/Chest Pain Chronic Respiratory Failure Toxic Fume/Mold Exposure Shortness of Breath/Cough Pleural Effusions/Empyema Postoperative Complications Occupational Lung Disease Complex Multi-system Disorders Chest Surgery Cases

Medical School: University of Illinois

License(s): California

Years in Practice: 30

  • 25 years performing IMEs
  • 200+ IMEs performed
  • Deposed/Testified 500+ times

IME Training: SEAK

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Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of California Riverside School of Medicine Fellow, American College of Chest Physicians Board Certified Internal Medicine/Pulmonary Medicine Re-certification Pulmonary Medicine 2016 Expert witness: medical malpractice/personal injury cases 1990-present (plaintiff and defense) Treating Physician: Internal/Pulmonary Medicine 1985-present