Neurosurgery Independent Medical Examiner Listings

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

Farr Ajir, MD, MBA, FACS, CIME Neurological Surgeon

Westlake Village, California
Neurosurgery Independent Medical Exams, Neurology Independent Medical Exams - Dr. Farr Ajir is a practicing Board Certified Neurosurgeon with more than 40 years of experience in the treatment of disorders of the brain and spine. He is also certified by the American Board of Independent Medical Examiners (CIME) and provides expert reviews and medical-legal opinions as an expert neurosurgeon. Dr. Ajir is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS), and a member of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons and the California Association of Neurological Surgeons.
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William A. Brennan, MD, FACS Neurosurgical Solutions of Lafayette

Los Angeles, California
Neurosurgery Independent Medical Exams - Board Certified, Neurological Surgery. Offshore Injuries, Commercial Vehicle Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury, Causation Analysis
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Vrijesh S. Tantuwaya, M. D. Vrijesh S. Tantuwaya, M. D., Inc.

San Diego, California
Neurosurgery Independent Medical Exams, Spinal Medicine Independent Medical Exams - Brain and Spinal Disorders including trauma, cancer, infections, vascular, and degenerative diseases, spinal deformities, minimally invasive spinal surgery, interventional spinal pain management, Arnold-Chiari malformations, trigeminal neuralgia, hydrocephalus, syringomyelia.
Dr. V. S. Tantuwaya is a board certified neurosurgeon with fellowship training in spinal surgery, California QME, ABIME certified, a Medical Board of California Expert Reviewer, and well experienced in the medico-legal arena. He has extensive experience in disability evaluations for brain, spine, and peripheral nerve injuries and is highly regarded for his meticulous attention to detail, and well constructed, medically justified, and soundly rationalized professional opinions capable of withstanding the most rigorous legal scrutiny. He is well experienced in handling issues of causation (AOE/COE), apportionment, reasonableness of treatment, future medical/surgical care needs, work restrictions and limitations, cost of care, and impairment ratings.
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Bikash Bose, MD Neurosurgery Consultants, PA

Newark, Delaware
Neurosurgery Independent Medical Exams, Spinal Medicine Independent Medical Exams
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Larry Fishman, M.D. Larry Fishman MD, P.A.

Tampa, Florida
Neurosurgery Independent Medical Exams - I Am A Board Certified Neurosurgeon With A Very Active Clinical Practice. I Perform IMEs And CMEs On A Weekly Basis, As Well As Providing Expert Testimony And Depositions.
i BELIEVE THAT MY TRAINING AND CONTINUING BUSY, ACTIVE CLINICAL PRACTICE MAKES ME UNIQUELY QUALIFIED TO PROVIDE IN DEPTH AND RELIABLE AND FAIR IMES
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Joel I Franck, MD, FAANS Joel Ira Franck MD PLLC

Clearwater, Florida
Neurosurgery Independent Medical Exams - I am a Boarded Neurosurgeon, in practice since 1979. My interest lies in the Cervical spine, with a focus on whiplash injuries resulting in the Cranio-Cervical Syndrome, Occipital C1-C2 Instability and Herniated Cervical Disc Disease. I treat patients from around the world, am well-published and have held up to 14 patents Neurosurgical patents. Having operated on 4500+ Cervical cases from around the world and testified in 1250 depositions and 30 trials, I am very adept at the IME process.
I am thoroughly familiar with the Medico-legal liability world and enjoy my close professional relationships with the legal community around the US. My interest in Cervical spine whiplash injuries and my development of specialized outpatient surgical procedures for C1-C2 instability and the Cranio-Cervical Syndrome has resulted in a clinical practice based on attorney referrals. This ideally suits my unique skills in generating objectively validated IME reports that will result in optimal patient care and rapid cost-saving resolution of these complex cases. My CV is available upon request as our legal professional references. To summarize; MIT 1970-73; Rockefeller Graduate School 1973-75; Yale Medical School 1975-1979; Internship and Residency in Neurosurgery in Syracuse SUNY; ABNS Certified 1989. Over 80 publications, worldwide lectures, educating lawyers at conferences, worked at CIA in scientific intelligence.
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Donald L. Mellman, MD, MPH, MBA, FACS Donald L. Mellman, MD, Inc.

Tampa, Florida
Neurosurgery Independent Medical Exams - Spine, Peripheral Nerve, Brain
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Matthew R Moore, MD, FAANS, FACS Florida Neurosurgical Experts

Lighthouse Point, Florida
Neurosurgery Independent Medical Exams, Spinal Medicine Independent Medical Exams - Cervical, thoracic, lumbar injuries, legitimate need for surgeries, brain trauma and surgeries, neurological deficits after accidents
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Jeffrey H. Oppenheimer, MD Neurosurgery Medlegal Services

Boca Raton, Florida
Neurosurgery Independent Medical Exams, Spinal Medicine Independent Medical Exams - Minimally invasive spine surgery, personal injury, total brain injury
I am an actively practicing board-certified Neurosurgery with 27 years of experience. I am a graduate of Cornell University, the Georgetown University School of Medicine and trained at the University of Southern California-Los Angeles County Hospital. Currently, I am a faculty member at the University of Central Florida College of Medicine and I have licenses in several states. I have published journal articles and textbook chapters. I am a seasoned deponent with both trial and deposition experience and have excellent communication skills and a caring personality. My legal experience consists of cases within the realm of personal injury, medical malpractice, worker’s compensation- both plaintiff and defense. My reviews of the evidence are honest and my opinions are defensible. I hopeful that you would honor me with the opportunity to assist your clients.
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Douglas L Stringer, MD Brain and Spine, LLC

Panama City, Florida
Neurosurgery Independent Medical Exams, Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Exams - In active full time practice with extensive experience in treatment of spinal disorders specializing in neurosurgery and pain management. Currently providing interventional pain relief methods of spinal injections as well as spinal cord stimulators for non medication management of severe spinal disease along with a full scope of neurological procedures.
Fellowship trained in Neurosurgery under Charles G. Drake, MD at the University of Western Ontario, in London, Ontario, Canada. Certified in Neurological Surgery by the American Board of Neurological Surgery since 1980, with continued training to maintain current state of the art expertise. Diplomate of the American Board of Pain Medicine and certified as an Independent Medical Examiner by the American Board of Independent Medical Examiners.
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Jonathan Citow, MD American Center for Spine & Neurosurgery

Libertyville, Illinois
Neurosurgery Independent Medical Exams - Complex spinal disorders, fusions, minimally invasive spinal surgery, hydrocephalus, trigeminal neuralgia, peripheral nerves, cranial nerves.
100% success rate on all consulted cases.
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Stanley W Fronczak, MD, JD, FAANS, FACS West Suburban Neurosurgical Associates, S.C.

Westmont, Illinois
Neurosurgery Independent Medical Exams, Spinal Medicine Independent Medical Exams - Diagnosis and Treatment of Cervical and Lumbar Radiculopathy and Disc Herniation, Surgery for Cervical and Lumbar Disc Herniation, Cervical and Lumbar Spondylosis, Cervical and Lumbar Spondylolisthesis, Degenerative Spinal Conditions, Traumatic Injuries to the Cervical and Lumbar Spine, Cervical and Lumbar Spinal Fusion, Spinal Instrumentation, Management of Acute and Chronic Spinal Conditions, Spinal Tumors
Board Certification: American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS), Fellow American College of Surgeons (FACS), Diplomate American Board of Spinal Surgery (2005), Certified Independent Medical Examiner (CIME).
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William A. Brennan, MD, FACS Neurosurgical Solutions of Lafayette

Lafayette, Louisiana
Neurosurgery Independent Medical Exams - Board Certified, Neurological Surgery. Offshore Injuries, Commercial Vehicle Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury, Causation Analysis
Dr. Brennan has performed over 3000 surgeries and was made a Fellow in the American College of Surgeons. He is also a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and Congress of Neurological Surgeons.
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Brian Holmes, MD, FACS Parkway Neuroscience and Spine Institute

Hagerstown, Maryland
Neurosurgery Independent Medical Exams, Spinal Medicine Independent Medical Exams - Spinal Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury, Chronic Pain, Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation
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Bernhard Zunkeler, MD Bernhard Zunkeler MD PA

Towson, Maryland
Neurosurgery Independent Medical Exams - Spine injuries, complex spinal surgeries, concussions
Dr. Bernhard Zünkeler is a practicing neurosurgeon in Baltimore, Maryland. Originally board-certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery in 2001, Dr. Zunkeler participates in the maintenance of certification process and obtained his 10-year board re-certification in 2011. Dr. Zünkeler has a special interest in the indications and evidence based guidelines for spinal surgery and the management of surgical complications. Additional areas of interest are complex clinical scenarios in spine patients, particularly when involving decisions about repeat or "salvage" spinal surgery and the clinical management of perioperative neurological deficits. Dr. Zunkeler is a member of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons and the North American Spine Society. In addition to his regular patient care responsibilities, Dr. Zünkeler evaluates patients for insurance and legal purposes in his office in Baltimore, Maryland. Dr. Zünkeler is available to defense and plaintiff counsel to serve...
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James B Macon, MD Future NeuroSpine, Inc.

Wellesley, Massachusetts
Neurosurgery Independent Medical Exams, Spinal Medicine Independent Medical Exams
35 years experience in spinal surgery and spinal pain management. See website www.fnspine.com
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Francis X Rockett, M.D.

Newton, Massachusetts
Neurosurgery Independent Medical Exams - My training in Neurosurgery was at the joint program of Boston Children’s Hospital and Peter Bent Brigham Hospital ( now Brigham and Women’s Hospital).
I served as Neurosurgical Consultant to both Harvard and Boston College Sports Medicine. In the remote past,I was also the Neurosurgical Consultant for the Boston Red Sox. Additionally, I have performed case reviews for many Peer Review organizations
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Kevin A Vaught, MD, FACS, CIME Regional Brain & Spine

Cape Girardeau, Missouri
Neurosurgery Independent Medical Exams - General adult neurosurgery with special focus on spinal disorders. Board Certified in Neurosurgery and IME's
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Mark R. McLaughlin, MD, FACS Princeton Brain and Spine

Princeton, New Jersey
Neurosurgery Independent Medical Exams, Spinal Medicine Independent Medical Exams
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Inad B. Atassi, MD

Fayetteville, North Carolina
Neurosurgery Independent Medical Exams, Spinal Medicine Independent Medical Exams - Board Certified Neurological Surgery.
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O. Del Curling, Jr., MD, MBA Neurosurgery & Pain Specialists of the Carolinas

Winston Salem, North Carolina
Neurosurgery Independent Medical Exams, Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Exams - Over 25 years experience performing IMEs for neurosurgery-related issues (brain, spine, and peripheral nerve injury). In addition to performing IMEs, Dr. Curling maintains an active clinical practice focused on the non-operative management of mild brain injury (concussion), in addition to interventional and non-interventional pain management modalities for treatment of neck and back pain, nerve injuries, and other painful conditions (e.g. CRPS).
Dr. Curling sees a high percentage of North Carolina worker's compensation cases, but also evaluates out of state and federal W/C, as well as private disability and personal injury cases. Referrals are received from adjusters, case managers, defense or plaintiff attorneys, other physicians, or upon direct recommendation/order of the NC Industrial Commission. In addition to IMEs, other related medicolegal services are available, including review of records, surgical opinions, additional opinion on ratings, fit for duty evaluations, and attorney consultation or testimony as needed. If requested following review of the IME report, Dr. Curling may be available to assist with further recommended studies and/or treatment. Although many patients enter the practice via an initial IME evaluation, which requires prepayment, coordinated scheduling, etc., Dr. Curling also offers quick scheduling and consultation (and typically continued management/treatment) for W/C patients referred within...
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Akash D Agarwal, MD Michael C. Raklewicz, MD & Associates, LLC

Edwardsville, Pennsylvania
Neurosurgery Independent Medical Exams - Interventional Neuroradiology
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James P Argires, MD Dr. James P. Argires, LLC

Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Neurosurgery Independent Medical Exams - triage, trauma, intracranial surgery and spinal surgery
Board certified neurological surgeon with 50 years of expertise in triage, trauma, intracranial surgery and spinal surgery. My profile lists decades of work history, academic posts, military service, hospital affiliations and committees, the societies to which I've belonged and held offices, the many honors I've received, and the opportunities I've had to extend my expertise via speaking opportunities worldwide. Today, I contribute my five decades of dedication to medical excellence as an Independent Medical Exam (IME) provider, serving: ● Pennsylvania Workman's Compensation officials (IMEs) ● Attorneys (liability injuries) ● Insurance company officials (medical malpractice defense) Additionally, I conduct reviews of medical records, second opinions and am an expert witness on matters related to medical and neurosurgery issues. I have enjoyed excellent cooperation with the legal profession and law enforcement personnel, as well as with attorneys, for whom I have assisted with n...
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Brian Holmes, MD, FACS Parkway Neuroscience and Spine Institute

Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
Neurosurgery Independent Medical Exams, Spinal Medicine Independent Medical Exams - Spinal Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury, Chronic Pain, Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation
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Daniel V. Loesch, MD Tri-State Neurological Surgeons, PC

Erie, Pennsylvania
Neurosurgery Independent Medical Exams, Spinal Medicine Independent Medical Exams - Spine, Head Injury, Spine/Spinal Cord, Trauma, Chronic Pain
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Stephen C Saris, MD Neurosurgery Associates

Providence, Rhode Island
Neurosurgery Independent Medical Exams - spine and brain
On staff Harvard Medical School Over 20 years' experience in this area.
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Constantino Y. Amores Amores Neurological Consultation Services, PLLC

Charleston, West Virginia
Neurosurgery Independent Medical Exams, Spinal Medicine Independent Medical Exams - Traumatic Brain, Spine, and Peripheral Nerve Injuries. Special knowledge in healthcare delivery with 35 years of private practice, as Chief of Staff, Trustee and Clinical Director of a tertiary medical institution with level 1 Trauma Center, President of the State Medical Association and Chairman of its delegation to the American Medical Association and Clinical Professor of Neurosurgery.
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Pennsylvania, California, West Virginia, North Carolina, Delaware, Louisiana, Illinois, Florida, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Rhode Island, and Missouri