Emergency Medicine Independent Medical Examiners

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

Andrew Bokarius, MD, QME, FAWM IbisMed

Richmond, California
Emergency Medicine - Expert Reviewer for MBC Qualified Medical Examiner and extensive experience in IMEs for DWC
Wilderness Medicine Society, Fellowship in Academic Wilderness Medicine 7/2017-6/2020 Fellow of Academic Wilderness Medicine - FAWM University of Chicago, Emergency Medicine Residency Program, Chicago, IL Resident Physician 6/2014-6/2017 St. Rose Medical Center, Hayward, California, NES Health Director of Emergency Medicine, Attending Physician 05/2021-present Medical Legal Evaluators, Inc., Richmond, CA – Qualified Medical Evaluator Independent Medical Evaluator, Expert witness evaluations, opinions, testimony 8/2020-present

Robert M. Chapa, Sr., MD North East Florida Occupational Health and Wellness

Jacksonville, Florida
Occupational Medicine, Emergency Medicine - Dr. Chapa is ER Residency Trained & practiced Emergency Medicine in NE Florida. He is considered the "Father of Occupational Medicine" for NE Florida since Founding and Maintaining the First Occupational Practice, in that region, in 1989. Subsequently, he established State of the Art Occupational Medicine programs at Mayo Clinic Florida and University of Florida, and remains Adjunct Professor. He specializes in PIR, Worker's Compensation, Collegiate Sports Medicine and Clinical Orthopedics at UF
Per Peer Review: Robert M. Chapa, Sr., MD has mastered the "Art of the IME". He remains the premier and most highly sought after "Expert" in his field, in North Florida. His IME's are compulsively researched, candid, condensed, and politely written : so all will understand. His opinions are rarely challenged. He continues to practice Academic 'Evidence-Based' Medicine and incorporates "Honesty, Insight, Statistics and a dose of Cheer", in each report. He is considered to be "Trustworthy, Fair, Prudent and Most Respected" by Academic Peers, hundreds of Corporate Executives, and Legal Professionals from all sides of the case. Dr. Chapa is honorable and "uniquely qualified" and "the problem solver to go to" according to many Governmental Agencies, Unions, The Maritime Industry, and The Private Sector. He handles all Cases of "Any Scope" and recently helped settle a $50 Million case, such that all parties were well satisfied. He does not pretend to know it all. He seeks advice whe...

Joachim W Schugel, DO

Victoria, Minnesota
Emergency Medicine, Pediatrics - Board Certified in Emergency Medicine and Pediatric residency trained in all aspects of pediatric care. Previous Chief of Staff and Medical Director of multiple Emergency Departments/ Hospitals with extensive experience with file reviews. Also experienced in expert witness case reviews, testimonies and IMEs.

Magy Dawoud, MD Access Medical Care, LLC

Mt. Laurel, New Jersey
Emergency Medicine - Independent Medical Exams and Reports Medical Chart Review
We provide comprehensive IME exams, thorough review of medical records, and detailed IME reports within one week of the exam.

Heather Hinshelwood, MD, FACEP

Bluffton, South Carolina
Emergency Medicine - An emergency medicine physician for 15+ yrs with ABEM board certification and a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians, I have extensive experience in critical care, military medicine, chronic pain & addiction medicine, trauma, geriatrics, pediatrics, trauma, sepsis, stroke, myocardial infarctions, dive medicine, prehospital, COVID care & complications, and EMTALA related transfer issues. I have practiced in every setting: academics, rural EDs, overseas, to combat theaters.
Commander, US Navy Reserves American Board of Emergency Medicine Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians Assistant Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine
You can also find Emergency Medicine Independent Medical Examiners in:
California, Florida, New Jersey, South Carolina, and Minnesota