Daniel  Southren, MD Independent Medical Examiner
Curriculum Vitae

Contact this IME Doctor

  • Phone: (845) 270-9966
  • Cell: (845) 270-9966

Other Locations: Chestnut Hill

Specialty 1: Anesthesiology

Specialty 2: Pain Management - Medicine

Keywords/Search Terms: Harvard-trained Anesthesiologist and Pain Specialist with expertise in interventional and chronic pain management, anesthesia complications, opioid and other medical management, nerve blocks, and advanced procedures. Skilled in assessing pain-related disability, medication efficacy, and surgical outcomes. Committed to delivering objective, evidence-based evaluations and proficient in evaluating injurious conditions and pain-related disability in the context of IME and medico-legal case reviews.

Medical School: Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons

License(s): NJ, PA, MA

Years in Practice: 5

  • 3 years performing IMEs
  • 4 IMEs performed
  • Deposed/Testified 1 times

Additional Information

As a board-certified Anesthesiologist and Pain Physician with a Fellowship from Harvard's Mass General Hospital, I bring and in depth understanding of complex pain conditions, anesthesia procedures, and their implications for patient outcomes. I am experienced in the management of chronic pain syndromes, acute pain crises, anesthesia pre-operative assessment, and post-operative care. I'm adept in various pain treatments like epidural steroid injections, nerve blocks, and advanced pain therapies like spinal cord stimulators. My clinical expertise extends to managing a broad spectrum of injurious conditions, offering a nuanced understanding of pain-related disability and treatment outcomes. In my biotech work, I've been instrumental in the early clinical development through translational medicine in the pain division. This involvement in first-in-human and phase 2 studies underscores my commitment to pioneering pain management therapies and staying at the forefront of medical advancements. My accolades include being named the Clinical Translational Medicine Research Resident at the University of Michigan, where I completed my residency. This honor reflects my dedication to bridging clinical practice with innovative research. With extensive experience in conducting Independent Medical Examinations (IMEs) and serving as an expert witness, I offer well-rounded and clearly communicated insights into the medico-legal aspects of pain management. My evaluations are rooted in a comprehensive understanding of pain medicine, guided by the latest research and clinical practices. My goal is to provide impartial, detailed assessments that aid in legal and insurance cases, backed by my in-depth knowledge and clinical acumen. I am committed to delivering clear, concise reports and expert testimony, ensuring that each case is approached with the utmost professionalism and integrity.