Michael  Armstrong, MD Independent Medical Examiner
Curriculum Vitae


Contact Information

  • Company: Richmond ENT
  • Phone: 804 330 5501
  • Cell: 804 437 3687
  • Fax: 804 272 4504
  • Website: www.RichmondENT.com
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Specialty 1: Otolaryngology

Specialty 2: Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Specialty Focus: Dr. Armstrong is double board-certified in otolaryngology (ear, nose and throat) and in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery. He has performed several independent medical examinations for facial trauma, hoarseness, hearing loss, tinnitus, or vertigo following motor vehicle accidents, blast injury, noise exposure or other trauma. He can provide impairment ratings for hearing loss using the AMA Guides, 6th edition. He is available for courtroom testimony if needed.

Medical School: Duke University Medical School/Residency training at Johns Hopkins

License(s): VA

Years in Practice: 25

  • 10 years performing IMEs
  • 15 IMEs performed
  • Deposed/Testified 25 times

IME Training: SEAK

Additional Information

Dr. Armstrong graduated summa cum laude from Princeton University in 1985, and AOA from Duke University Medical School in 1989. He trained at Johns Hopkins Hospital from 1989 to 1995. He is the founder of Richmond ENT, where he practices full time with a special interest in diseases of the nose and sinuses. Dr. Armstrong was a consultant, scientist and instructor in the recent development of balloon sinus dilation technologies, and is currently a principle investigator in several clinical trials involving new treatments for sinusitis and for ear infections. Dr. Armstrong is actively involved in the ENT training of family practice physicians and holds the title of Assistant Clinical Professor at Virginia Commonwealth University. Dr. Armstrong is an experienced expert witness who has performed independent medical examinations in cases of alleged hoarseness, hearing loss, tinnitus and vertigo following motor vehicle accidents, occupational noise and military blast injuries. He has provided expert medical review and testimony in cases involving complications of nasal and sinus surgery, complications of tonsillectomy, delayed cancer diagnoses, inadequate management of skin cancers, neglect and abuse of prisoners, operating room fires, facial nerve injuries, throat abscesses, strangulation injuries, and vocal cord trauma.