Internal Medicine Independent Medical Examiners in California

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.

Nelhs Betancourt, MD, MPH, DABT, CIME, CHCQM OccMed, Inc.

Irvine, California
Occupational Medicine, Internal Medicine - My areas of expertise are Internal and Occupational Medicine and Occupational Toxicology. My emphasis is on causation of conditions related to work exposure, including cancer, solvents, pesticides, asbestos and other dusts, work stress and heart disease and impairment/disability determination.
Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Toxicology. Masters Degree in Occupational Medicine. Board Certified Physician Advisor. Medical Review Officer. Certified in the use of the AMA Guides for impairment determinations. Depositions on pneumoconiosis, bauxite, Multiple Myeloma, heart disease and work stress, solvents (TCE). IMEs addressing Ehlers-Danlos, heart disease (chronic and acute), diabetes with complications, pulmonary disease, gastrointestinal disease, cancer, stroke, rheumatological disorders, Obstructive Sleep Apnea, return to work (with or without limitations/restrictions), long term and short term disability, FMLA, Fit-for-Duty. Having in-depth knowledge of Internal Medicine and being academically trained in Occupational Medicine and Toxicology is complementary. These skills help me evaluate a case thoroughly to determine causation or formulate recommendations for return to work, FMLA issues, or long/short term disabil...

Nachman Brautbar, MD Nachman Brautbar, MD, Inc.

Los Angeles, California
Internal Medicine, Toxicology - Medical Toxicology - 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.

Arun Chakrabarty, MD

Hemet, California
Internal Medicine, Addictions - I have experience many years as a hospitalist and addiction medicine experience.
I am board certified in internal medicine (ABIM) firs time pass rate and have active certification status by participating in maintenance of certification (i.e. MOC). I have considerable experience as a hospitalist and addiction medicine experience. I even served as part-time faculty of UCR family residency program as a hospitalist.

Steven M Simons, MD, FACP, FCCP

Beverly Hills, California
Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine - Disease - 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.
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