Cardiology - Cardiovascular Disease Independent Medical Examiner Listings

Welcome to the SEAK National Directory of Independent Medical Examiners. The Cardiology - Cardiovascular Disease Independent Medical Examiners found here provide independent medical exams (IMEs), medical evaluations, impartial examinations, independent medical assessments, vocational assessments, functional capacity evaluations, impairment ratings, second opinions, return to work evaluations, or fitness for duty exams to evaluate the extent of disability, permanent impairment or injuries.

Jennifer L. Cook, MD University of Arizona

Tucson, Arizona
Cardiology - Cardiovascular Disease Independent Medical Exams - Heart Failure, Heart Attack, Myocardial Infarction, Cardiomyopathy, Heart Transplant, Mechanical Circulatory Support, Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD), Atrial Fibrillation, Myocardititis, Sudden Cardiac Death, Pulmonary Edema, Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction
My expertise includes the evidence based diagnosis and treatment of cardiac conditions. As other cardiologists, I see cardiac patients with a variety of heart conditions. The majority of my practice includes patients suffering from heart failure, representing the sickest of cardiac patients. These patients with abnormal heart function face limitations in their quality of life, exercise capability and life expectancy. Few patients in my practice get heart transplants or mechanical circulatory assist devices. What is useful about a specialist in heart failure? If the scenario that you are faced includes a patient with abnormal heart function leading to limitations in physical activity you want expert attention regarding: • Determination of evidence based care (ref1) • Accurate assessment of patient functional status • Expert prediction of mortality risk (ref 2) When working with me you can expect prompt response, articulate written opinions and concise oral testimony. Over 20 y...

Carl A Dragstedt, DO, FACC Dragon Oaks Consulting, LLC

Newberry, Florida
Cardiology - Cardiovascular Disease Independent Medical Exams, Internal Medicine Independent Medical Exams - Disability and employability limitations due to Cardiovascular Disease, Chest Pain, Ischemic Heart Disease, Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack, Cardiac Arrest, Congestive Heart Failure, Arrhythmia, Defibrillator, ICD, Valvular Heart Disease, Aortic Aneurysm, Aortic Dissection, Pacemaker, Pulmonary Embolism, Anticoagulation, Blood Thinner, Sudden Cardiac Death. Provides timely, professional, thorough, and objective reports. Readily available with flexible scheduling to meet client’s needs.

Jonathan D Dubin, MD, FACC, FASE

baltimore, Maryland
Cardiology - Cardiovascular Disease Independent Medical Exams - I have performed thousands of IME and peer reviews for cardiology and hypertension over the last 15 years. i currently work for many IME companies, insurance companies, and law firms including: Examworks, IWIF, Corvel, MES Solutions, Semmes, Coventry, Geico, and Hartford. I also provide expert testimony on a regular basis.
BOARD CERTIFICATION American Board of Internal Medicine – September 10, 1986 American Board of Cardiovascular Diseases - November 7, 1989 National Board of Echocardiography, Special Competency Exam – June 13, 1999 National Board of Echocardiography, Comprehensive Certification in Adult Echocardiography - October 1, 2004, Recertified 2009 EDUCATION Fellowship in Echocardiography New York Hospital, Cornell Medical Center, New York, New York 1989-1990 Fellowship in Cardiology 1987-1989 Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, New York Resident in Medicine New York Hospital, Cornell Medical Center, N...

George A. Waters, MD

Medfield, Massachusetts
Cardiology - Cardiovascular Disease Independent Medical Exams - I have 18 yrs of clinical cardiology experience in primary cardiology, congestive heart failure, all forms of valvular heart disease (aortic, mitral, tricuspid, and pulmonic), ischemic heart disease, all forms of hypertension, and hyperlipidemia. I have 11 years of experience as a director of a diagnostic cardiac catheterization laboratory, with approximately 3000 angiograms, and 1500 Swan-Ganz catheterizations, performed.
I am an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine and Cardiology at Boston University School of Medicine. I have spent years teaching cardiology fellows techniques in cardiac catheterization, and continue to teach medical students in physical examination, history taking, and documentation. I am an expert in cardiac ultrasound and am an active Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, and a member of the American Society of Echocardiography.

John R Filip, MD, FAPWCA, FSVMB

Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
Internal Medicine Independent Medical Exams, Cardiology - Cardiovascular Disease Independent Medical Exams - Atrial fibrillation, Anticoagulation, Sudden Cardiac Death, Peripheral Vascular Disease, Critical Limb Ischemia, Ischemic Heart Disease, Myocardial Infarction, Cardiomyopathy, Myocardial Contusion in MVA, Chest Pain, and Heart Failure.
Dr. Filip earned his medical degree from the Medical University of Lodz, Poland. He served residencies at the Medical University of Lodz in Poland and in Philadelphia at the Jefferson University Hospital. He completed Cardiology Fellowship at the Hahnemann University in Philadelphia. He worked as an Attending at the Bryn Mawr and Lankenau Hospitals. He served as Director of Bryn Mawr Wound Care and Vascular Center. He formerly held faculty appointments at the Hahnemann University and Presbyterian – University of Pennsylvania. Board Certified. Published. Experienced in testifying in both plaintiff and defense areas.

Francois Sestier, MD, PhD, FRCPc, FACC, CIME

Montreal, Quebec
Cardiology - Cardiovascular Disease Independent Medical Exams, Disability Evaluations Independent Medical Exams - Dr. Sestier has been hired as an expert in Cardiology in the domain of disability and liability. He also has been an expert in the domain of life insurance, critical illness Insurance and travel insurance. He is also an expert for life expectancy and work life expectancy calculation. He has been hired as an expert by public and insurance companies, on both the plaintiff side and defence sides. He testified more than 50 times in front of administrative and civil Courts.
Dr. François SESTIER graduated from medical school in Nancy, France, 1967, where he obtained certification in cardiology, pneumology, occupational medicine and aeronautical medicine. In Canada, since 1973, he obtained a Quebec certification in cardiology (CSPQ), and a fellowship in cardiology of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons (FRCPc); he also obtained a PhD in Experimental Medicine (McGill, 1977). He is staff cardiologist at CHUM, Hôtel-Dieu, Montreal, medical director ofQuebec Blue Cross since 1985 and medical director and vice-president of OptimumRe since 2002. He obtained his American Board of Insurance Medicine (1995), and his American Board of Independent Medical Examiner (2011). Dr. Sestier is a past president of CLIMOA (1996-1997), the Canadian Life and health Medical Officer Association, past-president of CSME (2011-2013), the Canadian Society of Medical Evaluators, past president (2010-2012) of AIDC, the world association of medical experts); he is Professor ...
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