Joanne  Halbrecht, MD Independent Medical Examiner
Curriculum Vitae

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Other Locations: Los Angeles, CA

Specialty 1: Orthopedic Surgery

Specialty 2: Sports Medicine

Keywords/Search Terms: Dr. Halbrecht is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon fellowship trained in Sports Medicine with over 25 years of experience in private practice. She specializes in the conservative and surgical treatment of musculoskeletal and injuries. The unique combination of her medical training and undergraduate degree in Engineering offers special expertise on causation. IME preferences include shoulder, hip, knee, elbow, ankle, wrist, foot and hand.

Medical School: New York Medical College

License(s): California, Colorado and Idaho

Years in Practice: 25

  • 25 years performing IMEs
  • 1000 IMEs performed
  • Deposed/Testified 60 times

IME Certification: QME

Additional Information

Dr. Halbrecht has been recognized for her expertise in arthroscopic surgery and orthobiologics. As a result, she has taught courses in knee and shoulder arthroscopy at the Orthopedic Learning Center in Chicago to orthopedic surgeons from all over the world and has lectured nationally on orthobiologics indications, use and FDA regulations. She has several publications in orthopedic journals and has been a team physician for football and hockey.