General Practice Independent Medical Examiner Listings in Georgia

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

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

Carrollton , Georgia
Family Medicine Independent Medical Exams, General Practice Independent Medical Exams - 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...
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