Family Medicine Independent Medical Examiners

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

David P. Kalin, MD, MPH The Healthplace Center for Disability & Independent Medical Evaluations

Oldsmar, Florida
Family Medicine, Disability Evaluations
Since 1992, with the establishment of THE HEALTHPLACE CENTER for Disability and Independent Evaluation those suffering from Medical/Legal confusion have been offered comprehensive medical evaluation with effective translation of medical problems for the swift resolution of legal, governmental and insurance issues dealing with long-term disability/life care planning, personal injury, medical malpractice, environmental exposure, Workers’ Compensation, PIP Social Security and Emergency Medical Condition. Masters in the Science of Public Health Fellow American Academy of Family Physicians Certified Independent Medical Examiner LlCENSE: Florida ME003624 North Carolina 58382 NPI 1821091406 DR. KALIN specializes in complex case apportionment, assists in blocking cases for anticipated litigation, evaluates for future medical expenses and is available for consultation. DR. KALIN also works as the Medical Director of injury/accident clinics in Florida where he evaluates and treats pati...

David A. Libert, MD First Choice Medical Center

Maitland, Florida
Family Medicine - Soft tissue injuries, medical malpractice cases

Jeffery K Sewell, M.D.,Pharm.D. Sewell Family Medicine

Carrollton , Georgia
Family Medicine, General Practice - I am a certified disability examiner and perform social Security Disability examinations weekly. I am familiar with what is required to perform a thorough examination and report.
I evaluate patients and give opinions about their their levels of disability on a weekly basis. Strength testing is included in my detailed report. I use a disability template questionnaire to assess activities of daily living, mobility, and stamina. I ask the claimant to use a keyboard, pen, and if they have one, a cellular phone as a basic skills test. Disease specific questionaries are in template format for Congestive heart failure, chest pain, and Rheumatoid Arthritis patients. All systems are comprehensively examined-except genital and breast of course. I look for evidence of exaggeration of weakness by comparison with Known patient disability. For example, an ALS patient in my practice could manage a 5ppsi with each hand on grip strength testing prior to her death. I expect a higher number out of all but paralyzed claimants. The dominant hand should be higher barring a medical issue compromising a limb, I observe for ability to climb on an examination table. Would that be e...

James K. Okamoto, MD Hawaii Medical Evaluators

Honolulu, Hawaii
Family Medicine, Sports Medicine - General Medicine and Operational Health Board Certified American Academy of Family Medicine
Lt Commander U.S. Navy Reserve Aug 2015 – Present OIC NR 4th Force Recon, MCBH 2019 to present Assistant Battalion Surgeon, 2/23 4th Marine Division (October 2016 to 2019). UDP 19.1 Commanding Officer, NR 4th Force Recon, USMC Kaneohe Bay. (October 2016 to 2018) Physician with Operational Health Support Unit San Diego, Detachment D (Pearl Harbor) June 2015-September 2016. Former, Chair, Family Medicine Department Company Name Evergreen Hospital Employment Duration 9 years Assist the Medical Staff in credentialing family physicians seeking to practice at the hospital, approving or denying privilege, and making the monthly E.R. Call list. Representing the Family Medicine Department as needed at staff meetings.

Taher A Sobhy, MD Northshore Medical Consultants

Gurnee, Illinois
Family Medicine, General Practice - I am a qualified Family Physician , as I am a board certified physician, a clinical assistant professor in Chicago Medical School for more than 12 years, with broad experience in general practice, with massive medical experience 30+ years, in hospital and outpatient practice.

Rhea J Allen, MD, MPH Great River Business Health

West Burlington, Iowa
Occupational Medicine, Family Medicine - Impairment ratings, Ability to work/return to work, Causation analysis.

Douglas W. Martin, MD UnityPoint Health - St. Lukes Occupational Medicine

Sioux City, Iowa
Occupational Medicine, Family Medicine - Musculoskeletal Injuries, Disability Evaluations, Causation Analysis, Impairment Ratings, Worker's Compensation including state and federal systems
Co-Chair, AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment Editorial Panel Author of the book "Independent Medical Evaluation - A Practical Guide" published by Springer AMA Guides Expert - 5th edition Software Reviewer / 6th Edition Reviewer and have taught thousands of learners on AMA Guides through AADEP and ACOEM Co-authored UE Chapter in AMA Causation Book Authored Occupational Medicine Perspective Chapter in AMA Causation Book Authored Primary Care Physician Chapter in AMA Return to Work Book Authored Social Security Disability Chapter in AMA Disability Systems Book Past President AADEP President-Elect ACOEM

Steve R. Lasater, MD Optimal Wellness Medical Group

Grand Rapids, Michigan
Family Medicine - Besides Family Medicine, I have been Board-certified in Clinical Lipidology, Undersea & Hyperbaric Medicine, and Obesity Medicine. I also have expertise in hormone replacement and Age Management Medicine.

James Hubbard

Oxford, Mississippi
Occupational Medicine, Family Medicine
I perform IMEs, Impairment Ratings, Disability Evaluations in Oxford, MS, Belden, MS (near Tupelo), Horn Lake, MS, and Germantown, TN (near Memphis).
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