Jesse P Butler, MD, CIME Independent Medical Examiner

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Other Locations: Champaign, IL

Specialty 1: Orthopedic Surgery

Specialty 2: Spinal Medicine

Keywords/Search Terms: 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, Medical Record Review (IME), Section 12 examinations, AMA Guides to the evaluation of permanent impairment 6th edition, Record Reviews, Expert Witness, Trial Testimony, Workers' Compensation

Medical School: UHS/The Chicago Medical School - North Chicago, Illinois

License(s): Illinois and Iowa

Years in Practice: 28

  • 22 years performing IMEs
  • 7500 IMEs performed
  • Deposed/Testified 700 times

IME Certification: CIME and AMA 6th Edition Impairment Ratings, Record Reviews, Expert Witness

IME Training: ABIME

Additional Information

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.