Chiropractic Independent Medical Examiners

Welcome to the SEAK National Directory of Independent Medical Examiners. The Chiropractic 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.

Adam K. Shafran, D.C., C.I.C.E North Alabama Spine & Rehab

Huntsville, Alabama
Chiropractic - The Spine Research Institute of San Diego in whiplash injury traumatology and biomechanics and brain injury traumatology.Chiropractic Biophysics. advanced certification for Evaluating Permanent & Partial Impairment.Certified Independent Chiropractic Examiner(C.I.C.E)

Steven P Brown, DC, CICE, Dipl Med Ac BCA Professional Services, LLC

Gilbert, Arizona
Chiropractic, Acupuncture - Medical necessity. Practice Guidelines. Chiropractic post-manipulative stroke cases. Improper billing. Standard of Care for the Chiropractic Profession. Compliance with licensing laws.
6 years experience as an expert for the Plaintiff or Defense in Chiropractic malpractice cases. Emphasizing cases of post-manipulative stroke. 4 depositions and 1 court testimony as a Chiropractic expert witness.

Eric Isero, D.C., QME

Millbrae, California
QME, Chiropractic - I specialize in workers' compensation and industrial medicine. I perform California State QMEs, AMEs, and IMEs in 11 locations in Northern and Southern CA as well as Idaho. I also perform remote disability evaluations, DMO exams, and utilization reviews. I am available for NEXUS military examinations. I am also a certified ergonomic assessment specialist (CEAS).

Theresa M Tarcha, DC

Torrance, California
Chiropractic - Dr, Tarcha is in active practice and has been conducting Independent Medical Evaluations for over 25 years. She has extensive training and experience as a QME for the State of California, and as an IME in personal injury cases for plaintiff lawyers and insurance companies. Dr. Tarcha conducts a detailed history, thorough examination, and thoughtful review of medical records. She provides a timely report utilizing the 5th and 6th editions of the AMA guides.
She has experience as a chiropractic expert witness in causation, fraud, negligence, standards of care, and sexual misconduct. She is the immediate Past President of the California Chiropractic Association, Los Angeles Southwest District.

Wayne M. Whalen, DC

Santee, California
Chiropractic, Chiropractic Neurology

Michael A. Marks, DC

Boca Raton, Florida


Naples, Florida
Chiropractic - Independent Medical Examinations, IME, Peer Reviews, Expert Witness
Diplomate of the American Chiropractic Academy of Neurology Diplomate of the American Board of Chiropractic Consultants Diplomate of the International Board of Chiropractic Neurology Fellow of the International Board of Chiropractic Neurology Diplomate of the American Board of Disability Analysts Diplomate of the International Board of Electrodiagnosis Fellow of the International Board of Electrodiagnosis Immediate Past President of the American College of Clinical Electrodiagnosis Physical Therapist, Licenses in Indiana and Colorado Certified Medial Examiner, Department of Transportation/Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

John Zaretski, D.C.

Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
Chiropractic - I am committed to helping individuals and families in the community experience superior health and vitality through evidence based Chiropractic care.

Brian J Anseeuw, DC, MD Quad City Neurology and Spine

Moline, Illinois
Neurology, Chiropractic - I am both a Medical Neurologist and Chiropractor
Fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology from University of Louisville, KY Certificate in Chiropractic Orthopedics, Los Angeles College of Chiropractic

Dr. Geri M. Kruckenberg, D.C. Kruckenberg Chiropractic Clinic

Moline, Illinois
Chiropractic - Spine, Central and Peripheral Nervous System and extremities.

Paul M. Ettlinger, DC Health Quest Chiropractic & Physical Therapy

Owings Mills, Maryland
Chiropractic - Motor vehicle trauma evaluation and treatment Musculoskeletal evaluation and treatment Independent Medical Evaluations Workers compensation
-Founder, Clinical Director Health Quest Chiropractic & Physical Therapy, 6 location clinical practice -Delphi panelist for the Clinical Compass project, “Best Practices” for Chiropractic Management of Patients with Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain: a Clinical Practice Guideline. 2020 -Delphi panelist Clinical Practice Guidelines Chiropractic Care for Neck Pain, Council on Chiropractic Guidelines & Practice Parameters (CCGPP) -Delphi Panelist Clinical Practice Guidelines, Best Practices for Chiropractic Management of Adult Patients with Uncomplicated Low Back Pain: a Clinical Practice Guideline 2019 -Utilization Review: UMUR Committee Member, Alternative Medicine Integration, Quality Care Initiative for Carefirst BlueCross/BlueShield, Baltimore, Maryland, 2006 - 2008

David McFadden, DC

Clinton Township, Michigan
Chiropractic - Certified in Whiplash and Brain Injury Traumatology Certified Myovision DynaROM, Soft Tissue Injury Assessment

Tyler V Peternell, DC Cold Spring Spine & Wellness Center

Cold Spring, Minnesota

Brian J Gray, BS, DC Neuro-muscular Specialists

Bridgeton, Missouri
Chiropractic - Insurance oversight specialist; fraud and abuse for physical medicine management. SIU for Coventry, Aetna, Medicare and Medicaid claims. Allstate and American Family auto claims. 17 years experience working with fraud investigation specialists and attorneys.
Past medical director for Coventry and Aetna health insurance.

Jeffrey R Mitchell, DC Billings Chiropractic Injury Clinic

Billings, Montana
Chiropractic - Low Impact soft tissue spinal injuries.


Las Vegas, Nevada
Chiropractic - Chiropractic IME/PPD/peer review
*Certified in 5th and 6th Edition, with AMA Guides, current C.I.C.E certification* *Masters Certification as an Independent Chiropractic Examiner (M.C.I.C.E.)

Robin Silverman, DC, CICE

Santa Fe, New Mexico
Chiropractic Orthopedics, Chiropractic - Chiropractic. Certified in Impairment ratings by American Board of Independent Medical Examiners. Since over 34 years in a predominantly medicolegal practice, the practice has included Personal injury, Workers Compensation, Slip and Falls, etc. I continue to expand my knowledge and focus on Orthopedics and Forensics Post doctorate programs.

Alex Roit, Doctor of Chiropractic north shore rehab


John G. Giacalone, DC, CMLE, CICE CIME/SPIR LLC (dba Hands-on Health)

Stroudsburg , Pennsylvania
1. Independent Medical Evaluations responding to your specific issues. 2. Appropriateness of Chiropractic care. 3. Assessment of Chiropractic Maximum Medical Improvement and Permanent Impairment (Spinal and Pelvic) and apportionment. 4. Return to work and work capacity issues. 5. Chiropractic Medical Record review. 6. Peer-reviewed scientific literature review and evidence-based opinions.

Douglas H. Peffer, DC Woodmont Chiropractic

Federal Way, Washington
Chiropractic - Examiner for requesting doctors, attorneys, state and a number of insurance and IME groups/panels, active chiropractic practice

Leo F. Romero Chiropractic Physicians, Inc. P.S.

Tacoma, Washington
Chiropractic - Legal Medicine, Standards of Care, Disciplinary Board Experience, Billing Abuse, Ethics & Boundaries Interpretation, Chiropractic Malpractice, Analysis of Occupant Kinematics, Impairment Ratings, Case Reviews, Second Opinions.
27 years of practice; 12 years as a Commissioner for the Chiropractic Quality Assurance Commission of WA; 3 years as Chair; Board Member at University of Western States, Chiropractic College; IME certification from State of WA Department of Labor and Industries; Bar and CLE Lecture Experience; Work on the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners in multiple capacities.

David Boll, DC CPC PES Comprehensive Consulting Services /

Adell, Wisconsin
Chiropractic, Sports Medicine - 25+ years of consulting/peer review/IME/SIU work. Member of the American College of Chiropractic Consultants (ACCC), Certified Profesional Coder, Current Board Advisor to the ACCC, Former VP and President of the ACCC (2011-2015). Licensed in WI and MI. Former Chiropractic Services Director for major North American insurer. Lecturer at National & Regional Conferences for the Insurance Industry and Chiropractic Profession. Expert Witness testimony. Consulting Expert work.
Certified Professional Coder (CPC) from AAPC Performance Enhancement Specialist (PES) from the National Academy of Sports Medicine Member of the AAPC Certified for DOT Examinations by the NRCME
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