Adam  J Carinci, MD, JD, MBA Independent Medical Examiner
Curriculum Vitae

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Specialty 1: Anesthesiology

Specialty 2: Pain Management - Medicine

Specialty Focus: Specialty Focus: CRPS, RSD, IME, Disability Evaluation, NY-WC, MVA, Peer Review, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, Nerve Injury, Pain Medicine, Opioids, Opioid Abuse, Opioid Overdose, Opioid Addiction, Standard of Care, Medical Necessity, Medical Fraud and Abuse. Education: B.S., Summa Cum Laude, Pace University; M.D., Johns Hopkins School of Medicine; Resident - Anesthesiology, Johns Hopkins Hospital; Fellow - Pain Medicine, MGH / Harvard Medical School

Medical School: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

License(s): NY

Years in Practice: 15

  • 12 years performing IMEs
  • 500 IMEs performed
  • Deposed/Testified 55 times

IME Certification: CIME and New York State Workers Compensation IME Certified

IME Training: SEAK, IAIME/AADEP, ACOEM, ABIME, and New York State Workers Compensation IME Certified

Additional Information

Dr. Carinci is double-board certified in Anesthesia and in Pain Medicine with an active full time medical practice. 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. Dr. Carinci is Chief of the Pain Management and Director of the Pain Treatment Center at the University of Rochester Medical Center and an Associate Professor at the University of Rochester School of Medicine. Expertise in all facets of musculoskeletal medicine with emphasis on spine, joint and extremity related pain conditions. Experience with IMEs for both plaintiff and defense involving workers compensation, motor vehicle accidents, personal injury and disability. Experience with AMA Guides, impairment ratings, MMI, restrictions, limitations. Office location with ability to travel as needed. Schedule appointment within 2 weeks, report production within 1 week, available for conferencing, deposition and trials. Fair, objective, comprehensive, evidence-based reports that thoroughly and directly address the specific questions being asked with clear assessments and recommendations. National reputation with publications, presentations at major conferences, teaching of peers through CME. Impeccable malpractice history. 15 years experience as a physician. 500+ IMEs Dr. Carinci is a consultant to Maximus Federal Services, California Department of Industrial Relations Worker’s Compensation Program, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA).