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

David Ulick, MD

Pasadena, California
Emergency Medicine - I have experience in reviewing ER cases and PEER review cases. I have executive experience on numerous hospital committees and am Board Certified and Fellowship trained.

Lu Yin, MD

Pasadena, California
Emergency Medicine - Board Certified in Emergency Medicine Assistant Director of large urban community Emergency Department. Very experienced in chart analysis, peer reviews. Experience as expert witness for both plaintiff and defense for malpractice cases.
Board Certified in Emergency Medicine Assistant Director of large urban community Emergency Department. Very experienced in chart analysis, peer reviews. Experience as expert witness for both plaintiff and defense for malpractice cases.

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...

Karolyn M. Cook, MD Paradocs Global Medicine

Spring Hill, Kansas
Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine - Practiced private Family Medicine for 10 years before transitioning to Emergency Room for the past 20+ years in small to midsize community hospitals. In addition to practicing in the ER, I currently participate in file/quality review for our company and I have expert witness experience in emergency medicine cases. I have also had experience as a county coroner for 10 years.
Extensive experience in short term medical missions to countries on 5 different continents. This has given me the opportunity to examine and treat a large number of individuals with varying amounts of disability due to poor access to medical care and ramifications of this.

Tony Cauchi, MD Reliable IME

Springfield, Missouri
Emergency Medicine - IMEs done for workers' compensation.

June Ree, MD, FACEP

Wyckoff, New Jersey
Emergency Medicine - I am a board certified EM physician and Associate Chair of the ED at a well renowned tertiary care center in NYC. I have been actively involved in administration and departmental operations since 2011, with a focus on quality review, performance improvement, and utilization management. I am an active clinician with vast experience in evaluating/ treating minor to severe illnesses and injuries. I am ABIME trained, have offices in NY/NJ, and am available for IMEs. Timely responses are guaranteed.

Jennifer Repanshek, MD

Gladwyne, Pennsylvania
Emergency Medicine - Emergency, Trauma, Toxicology, Respiratory distress, Cardiac, Standard of care, Stroke, Procedural education, Airway management, Wound management, Sepsis
I am a board-certified emergency Medicine physician with over 12 years of clinical experience at a high acuity academic Level 1 trauma center as well as multiple community emergency departments in the Philadelphia region. I graduated from the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University and went on to complete an Emergency Medicine residency at Temple Hospital. I then worked as faculty at Temple Hospital with a focus on resident education, airway and procedural management, and medical simulation. I currently continue to work there in a per diem capacity while also working at several Philadelphia-area community hospital. I have extensive experience with pediatric, adult, and geriatric patients, am published in several Emergency Medicine textbooks and journals, and routinely speak at national medical conferences.

Ogadinma Obie

Houston, Texas
Emergency Medicine - Primary areas of expertise include acute care, critical care, trauma, cannabinoid/endocannabinoid health sciences, emergency psychiatry, pediatric critical care, pediatric emergency care, ambulatory pediatric medicine, emergency medical services, sexual assault, workman’s compensation, veteran medical benefits, autism spectrum disorders, comfort care and palliative medicine.
I speak Spanish and English fluently. I harness excellent organizational skills and work well with solo and with teams.

Joseph E Tonna, MD, MS University of Utah Health

Salt Lake City, Utah
Critical Care Medicine, Emergency Medicine - cardiac conditions, heart conditions, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, ECMO, extracorporeal life support, ECLS, mechanical circulatory support, MCS, intra-aortic balloon pump, IABP, walking, therapy, ventricular assist device, pVAD, cardiothoracic surgery, emergency medicine, intensive care, ICU, ventilation
Dr. Joseph E Tonna, MD, MS, FCCM, FACEP, FAAEM, is a clinically active attending physician with dual board certification in both Emergency Medicine and in Critical Care Medicine, and is a recognized international expert in the use and management of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO), cardiogenic shock, cardiac arrest, and life support, with 80+ peer reviewed publications on PubMed. He has particular expertise in mechanical circulatory support devices (IABP/Impella/VAD), cardiogenic shock, heart failure, post-cardiothoracic surgery care. Dr. Tonna is an Associate Professor with Tenure at the University of Utah with appointments in the Divisions of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Emergency Medicine. He is the Section Head of Cardiothoracic Critical Care, the Medical Director of the Cardiovascular ICU/Cardiothoracic Critical Care, and the Associate Director of Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) Services. He works as an Attending Physician in the Cardiothoracic Intensive Ca...

Kelly Carter, MD

Verona, Wisconsin
Emergency Medicine
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