Michael J Jaffe, MD Independent Medical Examiner
Curriculum Vitae

Contact this IME Doctor

  • Company: Michael Jaffe MD LLC
  • Phone: (801) 598-9452
  • Cell: (801) 598-9452

Other Locations: UT

Specialty 1: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Physiatry

Specialty 2: Pain Management - Medicine

Keywords/Search Terms: I specialize in spine, pain and musculoskeletal medicine. My areas of expertise include all areas of the spine; low back pain, neck pain, sciatica, radiculopathy, facet arthritis, discogenic pain, vertebrogenic pain, thoracic pain, compression fracture and SI joint pain. My expertise also includes musculoskeletal injuries; shoulders, knees, soft tissue injuries, sprains and strains. I am proficient in peripheral nerve injuries. I am board certified in PM&R and Pain.

Medical School: University of Massachusetts

License(s): UT

Years in Practice: 23

  • 8 years performing IMEs
  • 40 IMEs performed
  • Deposed/Testified 5 times

IME Certification: CIME

IME Training: ABIME

Additional Information

I am frequently retained by both plantiff and defense attorneys for personal injury and damages related to medical malpractice cases. I have over 20 years working for Intermountain Healthcare in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in outpatient Physiatry/Interventional pain and am now in private practice. I was a member of Intermountain Healthcare development team for Clinical Practice Guidelines for low back pain, neck pain and chronic pain. I am former President Utah Academy of Pain Management 2008-2015. I am happy to help with your cases, but I am unable to accept industrial injuries because of an ongoing commitment to the Utah Labor Commission.