Internal Medicine Independent Medical Examiner Listings

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

Raymond J Schumacher, M.D. M.P.H.

Tucson, Arizona
Occupational Medicine Independent Medical Exams, Internal Medicine Independent Medical Exams - 29 years of experience in occupational medicine 26 years of experience in independent medical evaluations and file reviews

Nkiruka Akabike, MD, FACP

Fresno, California
Internal Medicine Independent Medical Exams

Nachman Brautbar, MD Nachman Brautbar, MD, Inc.

Los Angeles, California
Internal Medicine Independent Medical Exams, Toxicology - Medical Toxicology Independent Medical Exams - Dr. Nachman Brautbar is a board-certified internist and nephrologist, with a specialization in toxicology. His list of past and present academic appointments include: Associate Professor of Pharmacology and Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine. He specializes in the toxicological and internal medicine aspects of injury in the workplace and environment, product liability, personal injury and standard of care.
Services Provided: Review of records, material safety data sheets, assessment of levels of exposure and establishing elements required for causation. Literature regarding general causation. Differential diagnosis to establish causation. Expert opinion and testimony. Dr. Brautbar has testified in Federal and State Courts and has been qualified as an expert in Internal Medicine, Occupational Medicine, Toxicology and Nephrology. Dr. Brautbar has consulted and testified on behalf of plaintiffs and defendants, and for independent medical evaluations. Dr. Brautbar is a treating, consulting and evaluating physician. In his reports, causation analysis, TD, TTD disability ratings, vocational rehabilitation and apportionment are addressed.

James F Lineback, MD

Newport Beach, California
Internal Medicine Independent Medical Exams, Pulmonary Medicine - Disease Independent Medical Exams - Chronic Lung Disease (COPD)Emphysema/Chronic Bronchitis Pulmonary Embolism/DVT Asthma Catastrophic Injury Pneumonia/Pulmonary Infections Chest Trauma/Chest Pain Chronic Respiratory Failure Toxic Fume/Mold Exposure Shortness of Breath/Cough Pleural Effusions/Empyema Postoperative Complications Occupational Lung Disease Complex Multi-system Disorders Chest Surgery Cases
Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of California Riverside School of Medicine Fellow, American College of Chest Physicians Board Certified Internal Medicine/Pulmonary Medicine Re-certification Pulmonary Medicine 2016 Expert witness: medical malpractice/personal injury cases 1990-present (plaintiff and defense) Treating Physician: Internal/Pulmonary Medicine 1985-present

Steven M Simons, MD, FACP, FCCP

Beverly Hills, California
Internal Medicine Independent Medical Exams, Pulmonary Medicine - Disease Independent Medical Exams - Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Diseases. Special expertise in evaluation of asthma, inhalational disorders, DVT, pulmonary embolism and lung infections.
Over 20 years experience - plaintiff and defense. Insightful, articulate evaluations. Former Chief of Staff, Chief of Medicine, Chief of Pulmonary Division - Cedars- Sinai Health System. Currently Medical Director, Medical Affairs - Cedars- Sinai Health System. Clinical Professor of Medicine UCLA School of Medicine.

Vincent F Carr Carr Medical Consultanting, LLC

Bridgeville, Delaware
Internal Medicine Independent Medical Exams, Disability Evaluations Independent Medical Exams - I have extensive experience in Internal Medicine and Cardiology having served as the USAF Chief Consultant for Internal Medicine Services. I also have extensive experience in correctional medicine having served as the Medical Director for the State of Delaware Department of Correction. My military career has also included experience in military disabilities, Return to Work, Reasonable Accommodation requests and aviation medicine having served as a Chief Flight Surgeon in the USAF.
IME examinations by Appointment only To make an appointment please contact Dr. Carr directly at 301 807-8613. Certified in Medical Management; previously Board certified in Cardiovascular Disease, but have not participated in the Maintenance of Certification program. Master of Science in Administration with a concentration in Healthcare Administration An experienced medical record evaluator of medical liability cases, expert witness in medical liability, correctional medicine, personnel and occupational disability evaluations involving Primary Care and Internal Medicine specialty care. A medical administration expert with experience in accreditation and medical management topics, such as medical management policy development and implementation, credentialing and privileging, staffing models, pharmaceutical formulary management and clinical practice guidelines and implementation.

Carl A Dragstedt, DO, FACC Dragon Oaks Consulting, LLC

Newberry, Florida
Cardiology - Cardiovascular Disease Independent Medical Exams, Internal Medicine Independent Medical Exams - Disability and employability limitations due to Cardiovascular Disease, Chest Pain, Ischemic Heart Disease, Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack, Cardiac Arrest, Congestive Heart Failure, Arrhythmia, Defibrillator, ICD, Valvular Heart Disease, Aortic Aneurysm, Aortic Dissection, Pacemaker, Pulmonary Embolism, Anticoagulation, Blood Thinner, Sudden Cardiac Death. Provides timely, professional, thorough, and objective reports. Readily available with flexible scheduling to meet client’s needs.

Charles D. Talakkottur, MD Medpractice Guru

Tampa, Florida
Internal Medicine Independent Medical Exams - IME, Expert Witness, Utilization Review, Inpatient and Outpatient, previous hospitalist
Dr. Charles Talakkottur, M.D., MRO is a board certified Internal Medicine physician licensed in the state of Florida. He is a certified medical review officer, published author, and preceptor to nurse practitioner students, PA students, and medical students. He has been in private practice for over 10 years and has vast experience working as a former hospitalist working at 6 hospitals, 5 nursing homes, 2 long term acute care hospitals, and 3 assisted living facilities and has transitioned over the years to outpatient only medicine. He deals with complex cases in an outpatient setting, does telemedicine, serves as an Expert Witness for the State of Florida, is medical director for Safety 1st(a workplace injury safety corporation), does Independent Medical Exams, and has testified before an administrative law judge many times for medical necessity review for evaluating for hospice eligibility. He has extensive experience in utilization review, pharmacy step therapy review, auto in...

Jason S Reingold, MD Cardiac Imaging and Research Consultants, LLC

Atlanta, Georgia
Cardiology - Cardiovascular Disease Independent Medical Exams, Internal Medicine Independent Medical Exams - Cardiovascular Disease, Vascular Medicine Stress, Truck, Chest Pain, Ischemic Heart Disease, Myocardial Infarction, Heart Attack, Cardiac Arrest, Congestive Heart Failure, Arrhythmia, Defibrillator, ICD, Valvular Heart Disease, Aortic Aneurysm, Aortic Dissection, Pacemaker, Pulmonary Embolism, Anticoagulation, Blood Thinner, Sudden Cardiac Death, cardiomyopathy, cardiac surgery, bypass surgery, peripheral arterial disease, nuclear cardiology, echocardiography, blood clot, DVT, VTE,
ABIM Board Certified and enrolled in MOC NBE certified in echocardiography CBNC certified in nuclear cardiology Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship- Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School

Charles M Yarborough, MD CYHealthAssociates, LLC

Bethesda, Maryland
Internal Medicine Independent Medical Exams, Occupational Medicine Independent Medical Exams - I am a Board-certified internist and occupational medicine physician who is licensed to practice medicine in Maryland, Virginia, D.C., and four more states, with over 30 years of experience. Currently a doctor seeing many patients clinically in MD and VA, I have performed Independent Medical Evaluations (IME) and provided health-related and disability consulting expertise many years.
I have an in-depth knowledge, skills and abilities as an expert witness and has testified in depositions, hearings and trials in successful cases. I am a recognized expert in the field, being a leader of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (2016 president-elect and 2017 president), publishing relevant articles in the peer-reviewed medical literature, serving as the Book Review Editor of the major occupational medical journal, and lecturing in this field including for the 2016 SEAK Annual Workers Compensation Conference. My practice provides the following services: • Independent Medical Evaluations responding to specific issues • Causation and work related issues • Appropriateness of care and treatment redirection issues • Assessment of Maximal Medical Improvement and Permanent Impairment and Apportionment • Return to work and work capacity issues • Rehabilitation issues • Medical Record review and Consulting Opinion • Litigation support includin...

Stefanos N. Kales, MD, MPH, FACP, FACOEM Cambridge Occupational Medicine Services

Cambridge, Massachusetts
Occupational Medicine Independent Medical Exams, Internal Medicine Independent Medical Exams - Dr. Kales is Associate Professor at Harvard; Director, Occupational Medicine Residency; and Chief, Occupational & Environmental Medicine at Cambridge Health Alliance. He has special expertise in public safety (police and fire issues), toxicology, mold, latex allergy, workers comp, cardiovascular and sleep issues. A recent CV is attached.

Jerome D. Siegel, MD, MPH

Westborough, Massachusetts
Occupational Medicine Independent Medical Exams, Internal Medicine Independent Medical Exams - Workplace exposures/injuries, musculoskeletal rehab problems, environmental, allergies, asthma, pain mgmt, complex case review

Thomas H Winters, MD OEHN

Marlborough, Massachusetts
Occupational Medicine Independent Medical Exams, Internal Medicine Independent Medical Exams

Lewis H Rosenbaum, MD

Royal Oak, Michigan
Internal Medicine Independent Medical Exams, Rheumatology Independent Medical Exams - 30 years private practice, 20 years chairman, quality assurance committee at 1000 bed hospital expert in chronic pain disorders, fibromyalgia, complicated medical and rheumatic disorders and hospitalist medicine.

Martin E. Gordon, MD CEO Medical Films, LLC/Yale University, School of Medicine/Medical Films, LLC

St. Louis, Missouri
Gastroenterology Independent Medical Exams, Internal Medicine Independent Medical Exams - International Health & Travel Medicine Expert, Dx and Rx problems during and after trips, educational consultant med-media: film creator, producer/director; exhibits, medical teaching devices, endoscopy: benefits & problems
Finalist Judge and Dean of the Academy of Judges, Annual International Medical Film Festivals, Emeritus Chairman, Board of Trustees, Cushing/Whitney Medical Library, Yale University School of Medicine

James Craner, MD, MPH James Craner, MD, MPH

Reno, Nevada
Occupational Medicine Independent Medical Exams, Internal Medicine Independent Medical Exams - My expertise is the diagnosis and causation assessment of diseases or undiagnosed conditions related to known or suspected acute and chronic exposures to chemical, biological, and physical agents. Special skills include differential diagnosis, industry hygiene, toxicology and epidemiology. Extensive knowledge and experience with OSHA, MSHA, and workers’ compensation regulations.
My strengths in conducting IMEs are: obtaining and document a detailed, cogent, unbiased history of illness, exposure, and past medical history; critically review and interpret medical records and exposure/industrial hygiene data to recognize key findings and omissions or discrepancies; conduct a focused, accurate physical examination; conduct and interpret appropriate diagnostic testing (pulmonary function, laboratory); search and critically review and summarize pertinent literature; conduct site inspections of workplaces or other environments; formulate and discuss a cogent differential diagnosis; and then synthesize, analyze, and explain all of the information to arrive at a rational, objective, scientifically-based diagnosis, assessment of causation, treatment or further work-up recommendations/plan, and prognosis. My reports are written in a clear, effective style that is technically comprehensive yet understandable to non-medical/non-technical persons. IME Examples: Heavy ...

Oladayo O Bolarinwa, M.D.

Columbus, New Jersey
Internal Medicine Independent Medical Exams

Stephen L. Newman, MD, MBA, FACP, FCCP, FAASM

Toms River, New Jersey
Internal Medicine Independent Medical Exams, Pulmonary Medicine - Disease Independent Medical Exams - Board certified Internal, Pulmonary and Sleep Disorder Medicine. NIOSH Grade B Reader

Mathew J Silverman, DO, CIME Hackensack University Medical Group

Saddle Brook, New Jersey
Internal Medicine Independent Medical Exams - I am a board certified internist and independent medical examiner. My practice includes treatment of obesity. Also, I am an osteopathic physician and have training in musculoskeletal diagnosis and treatment.

Joshua B Sundhar, MD Arthritis Rheumatic and Back Disease Assoc.

Voorhees, New Jersey
Rheumatology Independent Medical Exams, Internal Medicine Independent Medical Exams - Dr. Sundhar is board certified in both internal medicine and rheumatology. He is also certified as a clinical densitometrist by the International Society for Clinical Densitometry and a fellow in the America College of Rheumatology. His special focus and skills within rheumatology include diagnosing and managing different types of arthritis. He has been in practice since 2012.
Dr. Sundhar is board certified in both internal medicine and rheumatology. He is also certified as a clinical densitometrist by the International Society for Clinical Densitometry and a fellow in the American College of Rheumatology. His special focus and skills within rheumatology include diagnosing and managing different types of arthritis. He has been in practice since 2012.

Adam Seigers, MD

Boonville, New York
Internal Medicine Independent Medical Exams - IME, Disability Evaluations, Life Care Planning

Stephan B Simons, MD Parkchester Medical services of NY

Bronx, New York
Internal Medicine Independent Medical Exams
I am certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine. I have done Internal Medicine IME's & Peer Reviews for several organizations since 2002

Meyer N Solny, MD, FACG, AGAF

New York, New York
Internal Medicine Independent Medical Exams, Gastroenterology Independent Medical Exams - Gastroenterology, gastrointestinal endoscopy, internal medicine, colonoscopy, colorectal, esophagus, gallbladder, intestines, pancreas, colon cancer, GERD, colitis, perforations, ischemic bowel, GI bleeding, inflammatory bowel disease, Crohn's, mesenteric ischemia. Board Certified Gastroenterologist and Gastrointastinal Endoscopy specialist. Columbia and Cornell trained clinician, Internal Medicine/Gastroenterology practice, staff NY Presbyterian Hospital and Weill Cornell College o Medicine.

Beverly J. Yamour, MD Grant Medical Center, Fayette Memorial Hospital

Washington CH, Ohio
Cardiology - Cardiovascular Disease Independent Medical Exams, Internal Medicine Independent Medical Exams - Patient Care, Diagnosis and Management

John R Filip, MD Barton Associates

Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
Internal Medicine Independent Medical Exams, Cardiology - Cardiovascular Disease Independent Medical Exams

Lige B. Rushing, Jr., MD, MS Lige B. Rushing, Jr., MD, PA

Dallas, Texas
Rheumatology Independent Medical Exams, Internal Medicine Independent Medical Exams - Board Certified. Fibromyalgia, lupus, nursing home, medical malpractice, geriatrics, testimony, hospital, disability, breast implants, adverse drug reactions

Jasdeep S Dalawari, MD, FACC, FSCAI Dalawari Medical Services, LLC

Midlothian, Virginia
Cardiology - Cardiovascular Disease Independent Medical Exams, Internal Medicine Independent Medical Exams - Interventional Cardiology, Endovascular Medicine, Vascular Medicine, Nuclear Cardiology, Emergency Medicine, Hospital Systems, Cardiology, Cardiovascular Specialist, Peer Review, Clinical Cardiology, Health Policy, Health Finance, Endovascular Venous Ablation
Well versed in all aspects of clinical cardiology; interventional cardiology including devices such as rotational atherectomy, rheolytic atherectomy, laser atherectomy; procedures such as carotid stenting, coronary stenting, peripheral vascular (including renals, lower extremity) stenting; care of the acute myocardial infarction care, peripheral arterial disease, critical limb ischemia, and venous thromboembolic disease. Also, has experience and education in Health Administration including topics such as Health Policy, Health Finance, and Hospital Systems.

Bruce Guberman, MD

Huntington, West Virginia
Disability Evaluations Independent Medical Exams, Internal Medicine Independent Medical Exams - AMA Guides (4th., 5th., and 6th. Editions) impairment evaluations, including Musculoskeletal, Neurologic, Internal Medicine, and Cardiology. Disability evaluations.
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