Neurosurgery Independent Medical Examiner

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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 Neurological Surgeon

Westlake Village, California
Neurosurgery, Neurology - 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.
Dr. Ajir has been staff neurosurgeon at Mayo Clinic and Kaiser Permanente Healthcare Systems.

Neil Brown, MD PhD Minimally Invasive Spine & Neurosurgery

Colorado Springs, Colorado
Neurosurgery - My clinical opinions are based upon twenty-five years as a practicing board-certified neurosurgeon. Evidence-based medical treatment options, medical necessity, and causation can be assessed. Likewise I can offer biomechanical opinions based upon an BSc (Hon) in Applied Mathematics, an MSc in Physics, and a PhD in Medical Biophysics. I have a special interest in injuries alleged to be secondary to motor vehicle accidents or slips/trips and falls.
Confirm or refute alleged injury based upon known biodynamics of injury mechanisms Will travel to other locations and states of current medical licensure (AZ, CA, CO, FL, IL, MO) with coverage of additional expenses and time. For convenience, since many IMEs are attended by a court reporter, videographer, and possibly an attorney, the requesting party may schedule the IME at a local court reporter's office

Bikash Bose, MD Neurosurgery Consultants, PA

Newark, Delaware
Neurosurgery, Spinal Medicine

Amos Dare, MD Neurosurgery & Orthopedic Institute of Florida

Coconut creek, Florida
Neurosurgery - Trauma Traumatic Brain Injury Brain & Spine surgery

Larry Fishman, M.D. Larry Fishman MD, P.A.

Tampa, Florida
Neurosurgery, Spinal Medicine - Neurosurgeon, Neurosurgery, spine surgeon, Trauma, IMEs, Minimally Invasive Outpatient Surgery, Peripheral Nerves, Sacroiliac Joint Injection, disability, permanent impairment rating, future care costs, medical necessity
Board Certified, Mayo Clinic trained neurosurgeon in active clinical practice. Current clinical focus of spine surgery, peripheral nerves, injections and sacroiliac joints. 30 years emergency room call experience handling brain and spine trauma. Since residency has performed over 15,000 operations. Extensive peer review experience evaluating compliance with the standard of care. Highly experienced expert witness and independent medical examiner who has testified hundreds of times.

Joel I Franck Joel Ira Franck MD PLLC

Clearwater, Florida
Neurosurgery - 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.

Donald L. Mellman, MD, MPH, MBA, FACS Donald L. Mellman, MD, Inc.

Tampa, Florida
Neurosurgery - Spine, Peripheral Nerve, Brain

Matthew R Moore, MD, FAANS, FACS Florida Neurosurgical Experts

Lighthouse Point, Florida
Neurosurgery, Spinal Medicine - Cervical, thoracic, lumbar injuries, legitimate need for surgeries, brain trauma and surgeries, neurological deficits after accidents

Douglas L Stringer, MD Brain and Spine, LLC

Panama City, Florida
Neurosurgery, Pain Management - Medicine - 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.

Jonathan Citow, MD American Center for Spine & Neurosurgery

Libertyville, Illinois
Neurosurgery - Complex spinal disorders, fusions, minimally invasive spinal surgery, hydrocephalus, trigeminal neuralgia, peripheral nerves, cranial nerves.
100% success rate on all consulted cases.

Thomas Frimpong, DO, CIME SpineMed Specialists L.C(Pain Management Associates, L.C)

Wichita, Kansas
Neurosurgery - Board Certified Neurological Surgeon Fellowship in Minimally Invasive and Complex Spinal Surgery

William A. Brennan, MD, FACS Neurosurgical Solutions of Lafayette

Lafayette, Louisiana
Neurosurgery - 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.

Bernhard Zunkeler, MD Bernhard Zunkeler MD PA

Towson, Maryland
Neurosurgery, Brain Injury Medicine - neurosurgery, spine surgery, instrumentation, trauma, head injury, brain injury, spinal cord injury, neurological disability, the endpoint of treatment (MMI), causation, impairment rating, clinical needs assessment, future healthcare cost
I am a board-certified neurosurgeon in clinical practice in Baltimore, Maryland. For the past 23+ years, in addition to my clinical practice, I have assisted clients in the fields of insurance, law, and government with analyzing and understanding complex clinical cases. Medicine is constantly evolving, and I enjoy keeping up with new developments by reading the relevant medical literature, regularly attending professional conferences, and always learning about time-honored and new medical insights and forms of treatment. Within the field of neurosurgery, I can provide my clients with additional insights from the standpoint of causation of injury, the standard of care, pre-existing conditions, the necessity and appropriateness of medical care, the reasonableness of charges for care rendered, the endpoint of treatment (i.e. MMI), impairment rating, as well as the need for, and estimated cost of, future medical care. Please refer to my two websites for additional details regarding...

Todd Francis, MD, PhD, FAANS Envision Enterprises

Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
Neurosurgery - Fellowship trained in clinical spinal surgery, Cleveland Clinic 2011 Currently Staff Neurosurgeon at St. Joseph Mercy Oakland, employed and in practice full-time 5 years of experience in independent medical evaluations for predominantly auto injury and workman's comp

Michael K Landi

Williamsville, New York
Neurosurgery - Dr. Landi specializes in the surgical management of disorder and injuries of the brain, spine and peripheral nerves.
Dr. Landi is a veteran of the United States Navy. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in electrical and computer engineering and his Doctor of Medicine from the State University of New York at Buffalo. His training in general and neurological surgery were also completed in Buffalo, New York. Dr. Landi received additional specialized training in pediatric neurosurgery at the Children’s Hospital of Buffalo and training in gamma knife radiosurgery at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Landi maintains an active private practice. He is board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgeons and the American Board of Independent Medical Examiners. He is the Chief of Neurological Surgery at Kenmore Mercy Hospital and is the President and CEO of Invision Health. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery at the University at Buffalo. Dr. Landi is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, member of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, the American Association of N...

O. Del Curling, Jr., MD, MBA Neurosurgery & Pain Specialists of the Carolinas

Winston Salem, North Carolina
Neurosurgery, Pain Management - Medicine - Over 30 years experience performing IMEs for neurosurgical-related issues (brain, spine, and peripheral nerve injury). In addition to performing IMEs, Dr. Curling maintains an active clinical practice focused on the evaluation and non-operative management of mild brain injury (concussion, headache, post concussive syndrome), in addition to providing both interventional and non-interventional 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. IME scheduling requires receipt of at least a brief synopsis of the case, though review of all records is not necessary before scheduling. If Dr. Curling feels that he can assist with the case, the client/patient can usually be scheduled to be seen in the office within 3 weeks following receipt of prepayment and records. All medicolegal cases are reviewed and evaluated only by Dr. Curling (i.e., no mid...

Akash D Agarwal, MD Michael C. Raklewicz, MD & Associates, LLC

Edwardsville, Pennsylvania
Neurosurgery - Interventional Neuroradiology Spine

Daniel V. Loesch, MD Tri-State Neurological Surgeons, PC

Erie, Pennsylvania
Neurosurgery, Spinal Medicine - Spine, Head Injury, Spine/Spinal Cord, Trauma, Chronic Pain

David H Hauge, MD FAANS FACS Neurosurgical Associates

Knoxville, Tennessee
Neurosurgery, Spinal Medicine - Spine surgery /peripheral nerve Workers Compensation Neuro-oncology/Gamma Knife radiosurgery

Douglas C. Mathews, MD, FACS Howell Allen Clinic

Nashville, Tennessee
Neurosurgery, Spinal Medicine - Board Certified in Neurosurgery, Minimally Invasive and Complex Spine, Traumatic Brain and Spine Injuries, Motor Vehicle Injuries, Work Related Injuries
Dr. Mathews has practiced in Middle Tennessee over 24 years, and holds memberships in the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, and is Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.

Remi Nader, MD, CM, FACS, FAANS, FRCS(C) Texas Center for Neurosciences PLLC, International Center for Neurosciences PLLC

Houston, Texas
Neurosurgery, Brain Injury Medicine - Dr. Remi Nader is a practicing Board Certified Neurosurgeon with more than 16 years of experience in the treatment of disorders of the brain and spine. Dr. Nader is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and a member of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and the North American Spine Society. He has special expertise in spine and skull base surgery including traumatic brain injuries (TBI) & Herniated Cervical & Lumbar Disc Disease.
Dr. Nader completed his medical studies at McGill University in Montreal. He later followed a general surgery internship in Texas at the University of Texas Medical Branch where he obtained his residency in neurosurgery. He also completed a sub-specialization in skull base surgery at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. He also underwent 18 months of training in neurosurgical Oncology at M. D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. During the past few years, he participated in many internships and courses in minimally invasive spinal surgery. In addition to caring for his patients, While in residency, he published many books on spinal disease and brain tumors. He presented these topics at numerous conferences in neurosurgery at national and international levels. He has published more than 100 articles and book chapters in neurosurgery as well as 9 textbooks in the field which are widely used by the medical community. ​ As an affiliate and member of the Faculty of t...
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