Kevin L Trangle, MD, MBA Independent Medical Examiner

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Other Locations: Akron, OH; Columbus, OH

Specialty 1: Occupational Medicine

Specialty 2: Preventive Medicine

Keywords/Search Terms: Workers Compensation: Extent of Impairment, MMI, Determination of Treatment, Permanent Partial, Total Impairment, Claims Allowance, Industrial Commission Exams. Motor Vehicle Accident: Extent of Impairment & Injuries, Appropriateness of Treatment, Future Treatment & Cost Projections, Employability & Work Status. Managed Care Organizations: Dispute Resolution, Extent of Impairment, Return-to-Work, Claim Allowance. Vocational Assessment: Return-to-Work, Employability Level, Future Income

Medical School: University of Minnesota Medical School

License(s): OH, FL, MN, WA

Years in Practice: 42

  • 21 years performing IMEs
  • 1,000+ IMEs performed

IME Certification: CIME and CICE

IME Training: SEAK, ACOEM, and ABIME

Additional Information

Dr. Trangle has a background as the Medical Director of a mid-sized chemical company, where he developed and enforced occupational health and safety programs. As an Occupational Medicine and Occupational Wellness expert he is quite familiar with the medical legal issues surrounding FMLA, ADA, Short Term Disability (STD), Workers' Compensation and Return-to-Work, including transitional work programs. He provides analysis and consultation covering ERISA cases with Long Term Disability (LTD) decisions. Dr. Trangle is a Master Fellow of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM), a Master Fellow of the American Academy of Disability Evaluating Physician (AADEP), a Certified Independent Medical Examiner (CIME & ABIME) and he has been a Certified Medical Review Officer (CMRO). He is also a member of Ohio State Medical Association and is active in ACOEM as member of the House of Delegates, president of the Corporate Medical section,as well as a member of the International Section, and the Health Productivity Management interest section. He is also Chairman of the Practice Management & Finance Group. He is on the academic staff at Case Western Reserve/University Hospitals in Cleveland. Satellite Offices in Ohio: Akron, Columbus and Niles, Boynton Beach, FL, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Miami, FL