Occupational Medicine Independent Medical Examiner

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

Barry D. Baskin, MD

North Little Rock, Arkansas
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Physiatry, Occupational Medicine - 18 yrs. exp., IME/2nd opinion, workers compensation, personal injury, impairment; Board Certified - Am. Board of PM&R

Nima Alipour, DO, MBA, FAOCOPM AMC Preventive and Occupational Medicine

Newport Beach, California
Occupational Medicine, Preventive Medicine - 1) Dr Alipour focuses on Injury and Case Management across various industries. 2) Serves as part-time medical consultant to the local business community. 2) Expert in case management, 2nd-opinion case reviews , 3rd party independent case reviews for insurance companies and employers who seek his input on causation, restrictions/limitations, and on questions about appropriate and necessary medical care. 4) Expert in clinical Informatics and data analytics
Dr Alipour has been the medical director of multiple occupational health clinics, and has also built up Occupational and Preventive medicine practices from scratch based on his clinical experience. Working closely with insurance companies, adjusters, TPA's, and many fortune 500 Employers, he became passionate about Case and Claim Management across various industries. Based on requests from local businesses, he served as part-time medical consultant to clients in the area. Over the past year, he applied his experience and became interested in helping with 2nd-opinion case reviews and 3rd party independent case analysis for insurance companies and employers who seek his input on causation, restrictions/limitations, and on questions about appropriate/necessary medical care. As a result of his outcomes and turn-around times, he has done over 100 of these reviews while performing these on a part-time basis only. Dr. Alipour is passionate about his work and is one of few board c...

Matthew Chan, MD, MPH, FACOEM Adventist Health Glendale Occupational Medicine Center

Glendale, California
Occupational Medicine - Occupational & Environmental Medicine, Preventive Medicine, Physical Medicine, Sports Medicine, Fitness for Duty, Return to Work, Independent Medical Exams, Workers' Compensation, Corporate Wellness, Lifestyle Medicine, Executive Health.
Board Certified by the American Board of Preventive Medicine in the are of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.

Nahid Nazari, MD, MPH

Woodland Hills, California
Occupational Medicine, Preventive Medicine - Occupational Medicine Toxicology Preventive Medicine MRO IME/AME
If you want to get IME assistance to settle your case timely, you are in the right place. Dr. Nazari is one of the few board-certified occupational medicine with extensive expertise in difficult cases. She has been practicing occupational environmental medicine; been medical director for employee health centers, practices and is expert in clinical occupational medicine & toxicology. She is experienced in workplace injuries & environmental insults, personal injuries, and preventive aspect of personal injury and work injuries. Dr. Nazari is a seasoned Medical Review Officer, evaluating drug testing and related matters. Services Provided: Dr. Nazari is experienced and knowledgeable consultant in the field of medicine, especially occupational and environmental medicine and toxicology; providing 2nd opinion on all cases, including providing independent analysis and reviews, generating comprehensive reports for insurance companies, employers, and legal proceeding. She has assisted in ...

Jonathan S. Rutchik, MD, MPH NEOMA

Mill Valley, California
Neurology, Occupational Medicine - Evaluation of individuals or groups with neurological problems, occupational exposures and/or workplace injures
Dr. Rutchik is one of very few physicians in the United States board certified both in Neurology and Occupational and Environmental Medicine. He is also an associate professor of Medicine at UCSF and a California State Qualified Medical Examiner. He is a Fellow of both the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) and the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM). He provides clinical evaluations and treatment, including electromyography, of individuals and populations with suspected neurological illness secondary to workplace injuries or chemical exposure; neurological trauma, and neurological fitness for duty in safety sensitive populations. Other services include independent medical examinations, medical record review, utilization review and consulting to industrial, legal, government, pharmaceutical and academic institutions equally for plaintiff and defense matters. Dr. Rutchik is licensed in CA, NY, MA, NM and ID.

Michael A Kennedy, MD MK Health Services, LLC

Newark, Delaware
Occupational Medicine, Disability Evaluations - IMEs since 2001. Impairment Ratings for Pennsylvania since 2012. Certified Independent Medical Examiner by ABIME.

Robert M. Chapa, Sr., MD North East Florida Occupational Health and Wellness

Jacksonville, Florida
Occupational Medicine, Emergency Medicine - Dr. Chapa is ER Residency Trained & practiced Emergency Medicine in NE Florida. He is considered the "Father of Occupational Medicine" for NE Florida since Founding and Maintaining the First Occupational Practice, in that region, in 1989. Subsequently, he established State of the Art Occupational Medicine programs at Mayo Clinic Florida and University of Florida, and remains Adjunct Professor. He specializes in PIR, Worker's Compensation, Collegiate Sports Medicine and Clinical Orthopedics at UF
Per Peer Review: Robert M. Chapa, Sr., MD has mastered the "Art of the IME". He remains the premier and most highly sought after "Expert" in his field, in North Florida. His IME's are compulsively researched, candid, condensed, and politely written : so all will understand. His opinions are rarely challenged. He continues to practice Academic 'Evidence-Based' Medicine and incorporates "Honesty, Insight, Statistics and a dose of Cheer", in each report. He is considered to be "Trustworthy, Fair, Prudent and Most Respected" by Academic Peers, hundreds of Corporate Executives, and Legal Professionals from all sides of the case. Dr. Chapa is honorable and "uniquely qualified" and "the problem solver to go to" according to many Governmental Agencies, Unions, The Maritime Industry, and The Private Sector. He handles all Cases of "Any Scope" and recently helped settle a $50 Million case, such that all parties were well satisfied. He does not pretend to know it all. He seeks advice whe...

David Garcia, D.O.

Ft Lauderdale, Florida
Occupational Medicine, Disability Evaluations - I have initiated start-up and maintenance of an occupational clinic for 13 years. I have performed injured worker care, urine and laboratory screens, DOT physicals and worked as a Medical Review Officer. I have performed Disability Examinations, Permanent Partial Exams, Independent Medical Examinations (IMEs), Alternative Dispute Resolutions (ADRs) and file reviews for state government and third parties. I have performed over 5000 independent medical examinations over the past 21 years.
Board Certified, Certificate of Added Qualification, Occupational Medicine, American Osteopathic Board of Preventive Medicine Board Certified, Independent Medical Examiner, American Board of Independent Medical Examiners Board Certified, Family Practice, American Osteopathic Board of Family Practice Board Certified, Emergency Medicine, Emeritus, Board of Emergency Medicine, American College of Physician Specialists

Stanley C Haimes, MD, MPH, CIH, CIME, FACOEM Center for Occupational and Environmental Health

Orlando, Florida
Occupational Medicine, Disability Evaluations - Occupational Medicine, Toxicology, Medical Criteria for Employment as a Firefighter or Law Enforcement Officer (LEO), Exposure Evaluation, Disability Evaluation, Return to Duty, Fit for Duty, Workers Compensation, Complex Causation.
Assistant Professor at the College of Medicine of the University of Central Florida. Board Certified in Occupational Medicine, Residency Trained at Johns Hopkins, and a Fellow of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (FACOEM). Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) and Certified Safety Professional (CSP). Certified Independent Medical Examiner (CIME). Medical Officer for the Federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Member of the national committee that determines safe exposure levels to chemicals in the workplace (Threshold Limit Value Committee of the American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists). Member of Scientific Review Panel for the Hazardous Substance Data Base (HSDB) maintained by the National Institutes of Health. Member of the national committees that develop medical guidelines for employment as a firefighter (NFPA 1582 Technical Committee) and a law enforcement officer (ACOEM LEO Medical Guidance).

Kevin L. Trangle, MD, MBA Kevin Trangle & Associates

Chicago, Illinois
Occupational Medicine, Preventive Medicine - Workers Compensation: Extent of Impairment, MMI, Determination of Treatment, Permanent Partial, Total Impairment, Claims Allowance, Industrial Commission Exams. Motor Vehicle Accident: Extent of Impairment & Injuries, Appropriateness of Treatment, Future Treatment & Cost Projections, Employability & Work Status. Managed Care Organizations: Dispute Resolution, Extent of Impairment, Return-to-Work, Claim Allowance. Vocational Assessment: Return-to-Work, Employability Level, Future Income
Dr. Trangle has a background as the Medical Director of a mid-sized chemical company, where he developed and enforced occupational health and safety programs. As an Occupational Medicine and Occupational Wellness expert he is quite familiar with the medical legal issues surrounding FMLA, ADA, Short Term Disability (STD), Workers' Compensation and Return-to-Work, including transitional work programs. He provides analysis and consultation covering ERISA cases with Long Term Disability (LTD) decisions. Dr. Trangle is a Master Fellow of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM), a Master Fellow of the American Academy of Disability Evaluating Physician (AADEP), a Certified Independent Medical Examiner (CIME & ABIME) and he has been a Certified Medical Review Officer (CMRO). He is also a member of Ohio State Medical Association and is active in ACOEM as member of the House of Delegates, president of the Corporate Medical section,as well as a member of th...

Brian W. Case, MD, MS The Case Clinic

Indianapolis, Indiana
Occupational Medicine, Addictions - This practice focuses on serving the Occupational and Addiction Medicine needs of law firms, insurance companies, individuals, healthcare institutions and related entities. Services offered include Independent Medical Evaluations (IMEs), expert testimony, record reviews, malpractice expertise, disability evaluations, impairment ratings and other assessments necessary in legal or medicolegal settings. Special expertise in Veterans Disability.
Board Certified in: Occupational Medicine, Addiction Medicine. I have a DATA 2000 waiver to treat opiod dependence with buprenorphine(Suboxone).

Rhea J Allen, MD, MPH Great River Business Health

West Burlington, Iowa
Occupational Medicine, Family Medicine - Impairment ratings, Ability to work/return to work, Causation analysis.

Robert L Broghammer, MD MBA MPH RPH R L Broghammer MD RPH Medical Review Services

Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Occupational Medicine - Independent Medical Evaluations with a focus on causation analysis and work-relatedness. Impairment Ratings, Permanent Work Restrictions, Chart Reviews.
My IME practice has focused on worker's compensation but I have also completed IME's for litigated personal injury cases and long-term disability claims. I base my opinions on medical fact and a detailed analysis of the medical records as well as a comprehensive history and physical examination. Sample IME reports are available, upon request. I am residency trained and board certified in Occupational Medicine by The American Board of Preventive Medicine. I am also a Registered Pharmacist with active licenses in Iowa and Minnesota and an inactive license in Nebraska. I have completed several IMEs from a pharmacy perspective. My clients include attorneys, insurers, case managers, employers and injured workers. I have IME offices in Cedar Rapids, Iowa; Des Moines, Iowa; and Littleton, Colorado. I have Level II Full Accreditation in Colorado and am trained in the AMA Guides 3rd ed. revised, 5th edition & 6th edition. I continue an active clinical occupational medicine practice dev...

Douglas W. Martin, MD UnityPoint Health - St. Lukes Occupational Medicine

Sioux City, Iowa
Occupational Medicine, Family Medicine - Musculoskeletal Injuries, Disability Evaluations, Causation Analysis, Impairment Ratings, Worker's Compensation including state and federal systems
Co-Chair, AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment Editorial Panel http://info.commerce.ama-assn.org/ama-guides-2019 Author of the book "Independent Medical Evaluation - A Practical Guide" published by Springer AMA Guides Expert - 5th edition Software Reviewer / 6th Edition Reviewer and have taught thousands of learners on AMA Guides through AADEP and ACOEM Co-authored UE Chapter in AMA Causation Book Authored Occupational Medicine Perspective Chapter in AMA Causation Book Authored Primary Care Physician Chapter in AMA Return to Work Book Authored Social Security Disability Chapter in AMA Disability Systems Book Past President AADEP President-Elect ACOEM

Craig W. Curtis, MD Integra Health, PA

Holden, Maine
Occupational Medicine - Worker's Compensation, IMEs, permanent impairment, work capacity, return-to-work, record review, expert witness, DOT

Charles M Yarborough, MD CYHealthAssociates, LLC

Bethesda, Maryland
Internal Medicine, Occupational Medicine - 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 including consul...

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

Cambridge, Massachusetts
Occupational Medicine, Internal Medicine - Dr. Kales is Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School; Professor & 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, Internal Medicine - Workplace exposures/injuries, musculoskeletal rehab problems, environmental, allergies, asthma, toxic and chemical exposures, mold, indoor air quality, pain mgmt, traumatic brain injury, cardiorespiratory and body system complications, catastrophic cases, complex case review.

Robert B Swotinsky, MD

Sudbury, Massachusetts
Occupational Medicine, Toxicology - Medical Toxicology - Disability and impairment; toxicology; public safety (e.g., police, firefighter, etc); workplace fitness for duty; substance abuse; indoor air quality and mold.
Clear, thorough, well-referenced, and timely reports. Nationally recognized expert in occupational medicine, including substance abuse, toxicology, and fitness for duty. Clinically active. Extensive forensic experience as an expert, retained by attorneys for plaintiffs and for defendants.

Thomas H Winters, MD OEHN

Marlborough, Massachusetts
Occupational Medicine, Internal Medicine

James Hubbard

Oxford, Mississippi
Occupational Medicine, Family Medicine
I perform IMEs, Impairment Ratings, Disability Evaluations in Oxford, MS, Belden, MS (near Tupelo), Horn Lake, MS, and Germantown, TN (near Memphis).

Nathaniel R. Evans, II, M.D., FACEP

Delanco , New Jersey
Occupational Medicine
Board Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine, the American Board of Preventive Medicine (Occupational Medicine) and the American Board of Addiction Medicine. Previous positions include: -Chief, Department of Emergency Medicine, Rancocas Hospital, Willingboro, N.J. -President and Medical Director, Burlington Medical Center, Wilingboro, N.J. -Medical Director Burlington County (New Jersey) Department of Corrections -Physician, Virtua at Work -Medical Director, Concentra of Northeast Philadelphia

Joseph Guarino, MD, MPH, FACOEM, CIME

Reidsville, North Carolina
Occupational Medicine, General Practice - Board Certified in Occupational Medicine, and have practiced this specialty since 1989. Have received IME training through the American Board of Independent Medical Examiners and the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. Certified Independent Medical Examiner. Extensive experience with determinations of work fitness and impairment.
Certified DOT medical examiner and Certified Medical Review Officer for drug screen results. Aviation Medical Examiner also.

fabienne ransom, DO, MPH Catawba Valley Medical Center Occupational Health

Conover, North Carolina
Occupational Medicine

David A Garcia, D.O.

Columbus, Ohio
Occupational Medicine, Disability Evaluations - I have initiated start-up and maintenance of an occupational clinic for 13 years. I have performed injured worker care, urine and laboratory screens, DOT physicals and worked as a Medical Review Officer. I have performed Disability Examinations, Permanent Partial Exams, Independent Medical Examinations (IMEs), Alternative Dispute Resolutions (ADRs) and file reviews for state government and third parties. I have performed over 5000 independent medical examinations over the past 21 years.
Board Certified, Certificate of Added Qualification, Occupational Medicine, American Osteopathic Board of Preventive Medicine Board Certified, Independent Medical Examiner, American Board of Independent Medical Examiners Board Certified, Family Practice, American Osteopathic Board of Family Practice Board Certified, Emergency Medicine, Emeritus, Board of Emergency Medicine, American College of Physician Specialists

Kevin L Trangle, MD, MBA Kevin Trangle & Associates

Mayfield Heights, Ohio
Occupational Medicine, Preventive Medicine - Workers Compensation: Extent of Impairment, MMI, Determination of Treatment, Permanent Partial, Total Impairment, Claims Allowance, Industrial Commission Exams. Motor Vehicle Accident: Extent of Impairment & Injuries, Appropriateness of Treatment, Future Treatment & Cost Projections, Employability & Work Status. Managed Care Organizations: Dispute Resolution, Extent of Impairment, Return-to-Work, Claim Allowance. Vocational Assessment: Return-to-Work, Employability Level, Future Income
Dr. Trangle has a background as the Medical Director of a mid-sized chemical company, where he developed and enforced occupational health and safety programs. As an Occupational Medicine and Occupational Wellness expert he is quite familiar with the medical legal issues surrounding FMLA, ADA, Short Term Disability (STD), Workers' Compensation and Return-to-Work, including transitional work programs. He provides analysis and consultation covering ERISA cases with Long Term Disability (LTD) decisions. Dr. Trangle is a Master Fellow of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM), a Master Fellow of the American Academy of Disability Evaluating Physician (AADEP), a Certified Independent Medical Examiner (CIME & ABIME) and he has been a Certified Medical Review Officer (CMRO). He is also a member of Ohio State Medical Association and is active in ACOEM as member of the House of Delegates, president of the Corporate Medical section,as well as a member of th...

Joseph T Hayes, MD Hayes CTR Occupational Medicine , Hayes Pain and Addiction CTR

East Norriton , Pennsylvania
Occupational Medicine, Pain Management - Medicine - Board Certified in Occupational and Addiction Medicine. Advanced Certification in pain and Board certified in Medical Accupuncture. 38 years experience . Hundreds of high quality IME’s. I have been assigned cases involving Occupational medicine, addiction medicine and complicated chronic Pain management. I am also qualified in opining on acupuncture. I am also qualified to make impairment ratings and disability determinations
I am very responsive to turn around times. I turn around reorts within 5 business days of the examination. Reports are spell checked and proofed for grammatical errors. Reduces work load for QA.

Scott Cygan Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System (Corporate Health Division)

Spartanburg, South Carolina
Occupational Medicine, Aerospace Medicine - Board-certified occupational medicine physician and provides medical expertise to Spartanburg Regional Health System Corporate Health division. Conducts independent medical exams (IMEs). Performs pre-placement, surveillance, DOT, and NFPA history and physicals within current guidelines. Completes fit-for-duty and return to work evaluations. Manages workers compensation injuries and illnesses with emphasis on early return to work and importance of employment to overall well-being and health.
Additional education and training includes: Certified Independent Medical Examiner (CIME) with training in AMA 6th Edition, Board Certification in Occupational and Aerospace Medicine, Masters in Public Health, Commercial Driver Medical Examiner (CDME), Medical Review Officer (MRO), Army Flight Surgeon,

Benjamin S Burris

Garland, Texas
Occupational Medicine - *Independent Medical Examinations (IMEs) in Occupational Medicine *Certification of Maximum Medical Improvement (MMI) and Impairment Ratings (IR) *Disability evaluations *Return to Work evaluations

Abraham Chukwu Workforce Health System

Grand Prairie, Texas
Occupational Medicine
Dr Chukwu provides Independent Medical Examiner services, Worker's Compensation, Work injuries, Occupational Medicine in the Dallas/Fort Worth ( DFW) area of Texas. His Occupational Medicine services include: Physical Functional Assessment, Return to Work Evaluation, Fitness for Duty Evaluations, Disability Evaluation, Subject Matter Expert. Abraham Chukwu, M.D., MPH. is Board Certified in Occupational Medicine and Environmental Medicine. He is a consultant to Maximus Federal Services, one of the companies involved in the resolution of complex workers compensation cases in the country. Through this company he has been involved in the resolution of complex workers compensation cases, between individuals or their attorneys, and workers compensation companies. He has reviewed and helped settle more than 5,000 cases. Additionally, through Workcare INC, Dr. Chukwu has helped several companies with OSHA regulatory occupational health compliance. He is also available for evaluatio...

P Mark Glencross, MD MPH FACOEM FAAPMR

College Station, Texas
Occupational Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Physiatry - Board Certified Specialties (3): Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Occupational Medicine, and Sports Medicine. Residencies: Univ. of Michigan, Harvard Univ. and Siskin Hospital for Rehabilitation. Fellowship: Harvard Univ. Technical: musculoskeletal ultrasound, electrodiagnosis (EMG/NCS), interventional pain and manual medicine. Other certifications: Senior Aviation Medical Examiner (FAA), offshore Oil and Gas (OGUK), Medical Review Officer, NRCME (DOT), and Texas (TDI-DWC) Designated Doctor
Services include comprehensive independent medical evaluation (IME) with functional ability assessments. Evaluations require thorough review of medical and psycho-social factors associated with occupational injury and illness, disability, pain disorders, pre-existing disease, and physical rehabilitation. Extensive experience in a broad range of worker health issues. Expert opinions on fitness for duty, return to work, medical accommodation and restriction, disability, AMA impairment rating, determination of extent of injury, and work causation. Special medical expertise: workplace environment, physiatry, muscle and joint, neck and back, hand, arm, shoulder, ergonomics, arthritis, stroke, chronic pain, brain injury, spinal disease, multiple trauma, fibromyalgia, neuromuscular disease, toxicology, indoor environment, occupational lung and skin diseases, infectious and chemical exposures. Serves as Occupational Medicine advisor/consultant for: corporations, academic and researc...

Onyekachi (Sunny) S. Onyeabor, M.D.,M.P.H. Gundersen Health System

LaCrosse, Wisconsin
Occupational Medicine - Residual Functional Disability Assessments, Health risk Assessments, Pre-employment assessments, Worker's compensation, Respiratory assessments, Population Health, Healthcare outcome research, Community Diagnosis assessments, Medical Review Officer, DOT exams, B-Read radiology assessments
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