Hand Surgery Independent Medical Examiner

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

Steven Miller, MD FACS SOTH ABIME AZ Hand Health, PC

Mesa, Arizona
Hand Surgery - Fellowship trained Hand and Upper Extremity surgeon in active practice. Hand and upper extremity trauma, arthritis, nerve injuries, fractures, infections, burns, carpel tunnel, cubital tunnel, congenital hand problems.
Extensive (30 years) third world volunteer work. Experience in severe trauma, fractured wrists/hands, nerve injury, infection, burns, arthritis, congenital hands, carpal tunnel syndrome, cubital tunnel syndrome. Affiliate professor of Surgery Arizona School of Medicine. Affiliate professor of Surgery Creighton School of Medicine Professor of Surgery Univ of Central Florida School of Medicine Thirty years of Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) course instruction.

Ralph N. Purcell, MD Purcell Orthopedic Institute

Scottsdale, Arizona
Orthopedic Surgery, Hand Surgery - Board Certified Practicing Orthopedic Surgeon, Fellowship Trained in Hand Surgery, Fellow of Association of Extremity Nerve Surgeons, Sports Medicine, Trauma, Impairment Ratings, Expert Witness, Industrial Injuries, Athletic Injuries, Motor Vehicle Injuries, Extremity Surgery, Spine. Attending Ortho Surgeon Columbia U.- 15 yrs., Harvard, Columbia and New York U. Trained, National Lecturer on IMEs and Injury Causation. Extensive Deposition and Trial Experience.

Ben J Childers, MD FACS Ben J Childers

Riverside, California
Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Hand Surgery - Ben J. Childers, M.D., F.A.C.S. is a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon with over 25 years of experience, more than 35,000 procedures, and eight years of rigorous training at Harvard Medical School and Loma Linda University gives his patients “Experience and Integrity.” He is an expert in plastic & hand surgery. He has an expertise in Necrotizing Fasciitis. He has testified for plaintiff and defense cases. He has been doing workers compensation cases for 20 years.
EDUCATION AND BA Chemistry Eastern Kentucky University 1980-1983 DEGREES: Cum Laude. Harvard University Cambridge, MA 1983 Harvard Health Professions Program M.D. University of Louisville Medical School 1985-1989 Louisville, Kentucky INTERNSHIP: General Surgery, Beth Israel Hospital 1989-1990 Harvard Medical School Boston, MA RESIDENCY: General Surgery, Beth Israel Hospital 1990-1993 Harvard Medical School Boston, MA Plastic Surgery Resident 1993-1995 Loma Linda University Loma Linda, CA Chief Resident Plastic Surgery 1995-1996 Loma Linda University Loma Linda, CA FELLOWSHIP Hand and Microsurgery 1996-1997 Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Harvard Medical School Boston, MA BOARD CERTIFICATION National Medical Boards 1990 American Board of Plastic Surgery 2000-2030 MEDICAL LICENSURE: California # G-76953 ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS Clinical Instructor, Department of Surgery 1996-97 Divisio...

Glenn D. Cohen, MD Glenn D. Cohen, MD, Inc.

Westlake Village, California
Orthopedic Surgery, Hand Surgery - Dr. Cohen’s qualifications include board certification in Orthopedic Surgery and Subspecialty Certificate in Surgery of the Hand. He maintains a successful surgical practice treating all conditions of the Hand, Wrist, and Elbow. Extensive experience in the capacity of Expert Witness, Independent Medical Evaluator, Qualified Medical Evaluator, Agreed Medical Evaluator, and medical record reviewer.
In the capacity of Independent Medical Evaluator, I conduct an extensive, thorough, unbiased, and impartial examination of the injured party, ensuring that all complaints and issues are addressed at the time of the evaluation. Appropriate history is taken and testing is performed in order to arrive at a medical determination, which is then presented in telephonic consultation and/or written report form.

John F Cook, Jr., M.D.

Newport Beach, California
Hand Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery - Double Board Certified Orthopedic Hand Wrist and Upper Extremity Specialist, IME, AME, QME

David E Feiner, MD Sports Medicine Institute & FX3 Holdings LLC

Clermont, Florida
Hand Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery - *Hand, Wrist, Upper Extremity, Peripheral Nerve surgery and Microsurgery *Upper Extremity arthroscopy, endoscopic and open carpal tunnel release, cubital tunnel release *Pediatric Hand Surgery, congenital hand surgery *Regenerative Medicine (Stem cell and PRP) *General Orthopedic and Trauma Surgery
Board Certified American Board of Orthopedic Surgery Certificate of Added Qualification in Hand Surgery

Harris Gellman, MD Broward Hand Center

Coral Springs, Florida
Hand Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery - All areas of Hand and Upper Extremity. Additional experience in hand and wrist injury, nerve injury, neuromuscular and spastic disorders. Upper extremity trauma, fractures, all injuries to the upper extremity
Board Certified Orthopedic Surgery Certificate of Added Qualification in Hand Surgery

David H Gilbert, MD David H. Gilbert, MD & Associates

Oakland Park, Florida
Hand Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery - Practice limited to hand, wrist, forearm and elbow disorders/injuries.
CAQ (Certificate of Added Qualifications) in Surgery of the Hand, Double Board Certified in both Orthopedic Surgery and Hand Surgery, Expert Medical Advisor State of FL, Member American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, Member American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Two-time Winner Florida Choice Award Best Work Comp Doctors in FL, Practice limited only to hand, wrist, elbow injuries/disorders.

Omar David Hussamy, MB, B.Chir, MD, CIME

Vero Beach, Florida
Orthopedic Surgery, Hand Surgery - Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery and Fellowship trained in Sports Medicine and Hand Surgery. Performs arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder, elbow, wrist, knee and ankle. Performs minimally invasive total joint replacement of the hip,knee and shoulder. Performs hand, elbow and wrist surgery. Performs foot surgery. Evaluates and treats all conditions of the cervical and lumbar spine 23 years in practice
Available for IMEs, medical legal work, disability evaluations. Multiple office locations. Phone: 773-213-9800 Ext. 104

Tosca K. Kinchelow Kulendran, MD The Orthopaedic Hand and Arm Center

Plantation, Florida
Hand Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery - Orthopaedic hand and upper extremity. Bilingual (English and Spanish)

Steve E Meadows, M.D. South Palm Orthopedics

Delray Beach, Florida
Hand Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery

WeiChin Chen, M.D. West Oahu Orthopedics, Inc.

Waipahu, Hawaii
Orthopedic Surgery, Hand Surgery - I am a practicing and treating general orthopedic surgeon on Oahu, providing clinical and medico-legal services. As a treating physician, I evaluate and manage sports medicine, fractures, foot and ankle, knee, hand, and spine cases for the community, to include surgical services. For medico-legal services, I provide independent medical examinations for Hawaii, Oregon, and Washington Worker's Compensation claims, third and first party claims for both the plaintiff and defense.
West Oahu Orthopedics, Inc. can perform Independent Examinations for all orthopedic conditions. We strive to provide objective opinions, and can perform examinations for both the plaintiff and defense parties.

Tyson K Cobb, MD Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist and Hand Center of Excellence

Davenport, Iowa
Orthopedic Surgery, Hand Surgery - Dr. Tyson Cobb, a board certified Orthopedic Surgeon is a pioneer and expert in the use of minimally invasive orthopedic surgery of the upper extremity including the hands, wrist, elbow and shoulder. Dr. Cobb obtained his Orthopedic Surgery training at the Mayo Clinic and has had over 50 abstracts accepted for presentation at national and international meetings, published over a dozen book chapters and has had approximately 50 research papers accepted for publication in peer reviewed journals.
Dr. Tyson Cobb, a board certified Orthopedic Surgeon is a pioneer and expert in the use of minimally invasive orthopedic surgery of the upper extremity including the hands, wrist, elbow and shoulder. Dr. Cobb obtained his Orthopedic Surgery training at the Mayo Clinic and has had over 50 abstracts accepted for presentation at national and international meetings, published over a dozen book chapters and has had approximately 50 research papers accepted for publication in peer reviewed journals. He is frequently invited to lecture at national and international meetings. Specialized areas of expertise include Shoulder Arthroscopy, Cubital tunnel surgery, Carpal tunnel surgery, nerve compression, wrist arthritis, small joint arthroscopy, elbow surgery and workplace injury. Dr. Cobb is the immediate past President of the International wrist arthroscopy society, formally known as the European Wrist Arthroscopy Society. He is an instructor of surgeons at courses and labs around the worl...

Brian J Divelbiss, MD Dickson-Diveley Orthopaedics

Leawood, Kansas
Orthopedic Surgery, Hand Surgery - I specialize in hand and upper extremity surgery and I focus my IME work on conditions involving he hand, elbow and shoulder

Mark J Winston, M.D. Dickson-Diveley Orthopaedics

Leawood, Kansas
Orthopedic Surgery, Hand Surgery - I specialize in care and treatment for hand and upper extremity injuries. I am very comfortable performing IME’s for the hand, wrist and elbow.
I’m a fellowship-trained hand and upper extremity surgeon, who is attempting to establish myself as a workers’ compensation resource. More than 25% of my patients have suffered work-related injuries. We have a dedicated Medical-Legal team capable of answering any and all questions you might have. I have designated IME slots on my schedule that allow for ease and timeliness of scheduling. I am capable of seeing patients in both of our physical locations in Missouri and Kansas.

David Ruchelsman, M.D., F.A.A.O.S.

Newton, Massachusetts
Hand Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery - Hand Surgery, Wrist and Elbow Surgery, Peripheral nerve surgery, Sports medicine of the hand and wrist
Dr. Ruchelsman is the Chief of the Division of Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery at Newton-Wellesley Hospital. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedics Surgery and holds a Subspecialty Certificate of Added Qualification in Surgery of the Hand and Upper Extremity. He is Clinical Associate Professor at Tufts University School of Medicine and a consultant at MGH/Harvard Medical School. He is the President and Director of the Hand Surgery Research & Education Foundation, a 501(c)(3). He is a hand and wrist sports medicine consultant for the New England Patriots, Harvard University (Division I Ivy League), Boston College (Division I ACC) and several other regional Division I-III collegiate programs. He has served as Team Physician for the USA National ice hockey and basketball teams. He continues to publish and lecture on hand and wrist injuries unique to the athlete. Dr. Ruchelsman graduated from Boston University, Summa Cum Laude. He received his medical degree from...

Glen D Seidman, MD South Shore Orthopedics

Hingham, Massachusetts
Hand Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery - I completed my Orthopedic Surgery Residency at Boston Universit in 1992 and the Hand Surgery and Microsurgery Fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania in 1993. I am board certified by the American Board of Ortho. Sur. and the certificate of added qualification in surgery of the hand. I recently completed the SEAK IME course and previously the QME course/certification. Since 1993, I have maintained an outpatient and inpatient practice full-time in both orthopedi

Scott Langford, MD Rockhill Orthopaedic Specialists, Inc

Lee's Summit, Missouri
Hand Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery - Board Certified Hand Surgeon & Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon
Procedures Performed: Carpal Tunnel Surgery Cubital Tunnel Surgery Upper Extremity Surgery Tendon repairs and transfers Finger, Hand, Wrist, Forearm, Elbow, Arm & Shoulder fracture surgery Nerve and Tendon repairs De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis Arthritis Surgery and Joint Replacement Tendonitis Surgery Dupuytren’s Surgery and Needle Aponeurotomy Trigger finger surgery Xiaflex dupuytren’s contracture treatment Lower Extremity fracture surgery

Colby P Young, MD Hand Surgery Specialists of Nevada

Las Vegas, Nevada
Hand Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery

Raymond G. Decker, Jr. Central Jersey Hand Surgery

Eatontown, New Jersey
Hand Surgery, Orthopedics

Paul G. Kleinman, MD

Putnam Valley, New York
Orthopedic Surgery, Hand Surgery - Trauma, hand, sports, speak Spanish
To schedule in Manhattan office: call 212-567-3777 To schedule in Putnam Valley or Middletown only use following email: [email protected] To schedule in Highland only use following email: [email protected]

Robert V Moriarty, MD FAAOS Melville Medical

Huntington, New York
Orthopedic Surgery, Hand Surgery - American Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon, NYS WCB Exams, SLU, File Reviews. Offices in Suffolk and Nassau Counties. AMA Impairment Determinations/Conversions.

James Apesos, MD James Apesos MD, Inc.

Dayton, Ohio
Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Hand Surgery

Kimberly Zambito, M.D. Comprehensive Diagnostic Center

Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery - Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon with a subspecialty in hand surgery. Experience includes both academic hospital based and private practice settings as well as Forward Surgical Teams in Iraq and Afghanistan.

John P Evans, MD Foothills Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine

Piedmont, South Carolina
Orthopedic Surgery, Hand Surgery - Dr. Evans has over thirty years of orthopaedic practice with an emphasis on the upper extremity. He has treated all forms of musculoskeletal complaints including foot, knee hip, back and neck symptoms. Dr. Evans is in active surgical practice. His office staff is positioned to handle your IME request swiftly and efficiently with a short reporting time. Dr. Evans has performed IME’s for private and governmental clients and holds a Certificate in the Evaluation of Disability and Impairment Rating.

Jan C. Bax, MD Jan C. Bax, M.D., S.C.

Appleton, Wisconsin
Hand Surgery - Arm, fingers, forearm, elbow, hand, wrist, Carpal tunnel syndrome, ulnar nerve disorders, compartment syndrome, Kienbock's disorder, Dupuytren's Disorder, hand and wrist fractures.

John J. Siegert, MD, MS Hand Doctors of Milwaukee, S.C.

Mequon, Wisconsin
Orthopedic Surgery, Hand Surgery - All disorders of the upper extremity: hand through shoulder; prompt record reviews.
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