Orthopedic Surgery Independent Medical Examiners

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

Ralph N. Purcell, MD Purcell Orthopedic Institute

Scottsdale, Arizona
Orthopedic Surgery, Hand Surgery - Board Certified Practicing Orthopedic Surgeon, Fellowship Trained in Hand Surgery, Fellow of Association of Extremity Nerve Surgeons, Sports Medicine, Trauma, Impairment Ratings, Expert Witness, Industrial Injuries, Athletic Injuries, Motor Vehicle Injuries, Extremity Surgery, Spine. Attending Ortho Surgeon Columbia U.- 15 yrs., Harvard, Columbia and New York U. Trained, National Lecturer on IMEs and Injury Causation. Extensive Deposition and Trial Experience.

Michael A. Steingart, DO Steingart Orthopedics

Phoenix, Arizona
Orthopedic Surgery, Pain Management - Medicine - Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon. Fellow of the American Academy of Disability Evaluating PHysicians, Fellowship trained in Sports Medicine. Laser Surgery, Spine, Ankle, Pain Management, Foot, Hip, Elbow, Wrists, Arthroscopic Surgery, Total Joints, Impairment Ratings, IME's, Expert Witness

Charles D Varela, M.D. Ozark Orthopedic and Hand Surgery Center, PA

Mountain View, Arkansas
Orthopedic Surgery, Hand Surgery - Wrist Surgery, Elbow Surgery, Shoulder Surgery
License(s): AR, MO 30 Years of active clinical practice. 20 years performing IMEs 100 IMEs performed Served as Chief of Orthopedic Surgery, U.S. Army Combat Support Hosptial Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery Fellowship, Duke University Medical Center Authored 10 peer reviewed articles Certified, American Board of Orthopedic Surgery Certificate of Added Qualification in Hand Surgery Certification, American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Afshin Arianjam, MD, FAAOS, FAAHKS

Claremont, California
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine - Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon who specializes in Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Joint Preservation, and Total Joint Replacements. I'm an active Team Physician for a local university and take call at a Trauma Center. I have experience in managing complex cases. I take pride in my excellent bedside manner and reputation, and I perform comprehensive, detailed evaluations with a quick turnaround. Please e-mail /text for correspondence. 3 locations in CA IME: Pomona, Upland, and Chino Hills.
Dr. Arianjam graduated as a Renaissance Scholar Magna Cum Laude at the University of Southern California. He is Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery and Fellowship-Trained in Sports Medicine. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and a Fellow of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS). He has extensive experience as a medical expert with complex shoulder, hip, and knee cases: Joint Preservation: including cartilage transplantation, biologics (PRP/ stem cell/ amnion), reconstructive ligamentous surgery, and meniscal repair /transplantation. In the shoulder, he performs the entire spectrum of surgeries from arthroscopic rotator cuff repairs including biologic augmentation, to partial, total, and reverse shoulder replacement. Modern Joint Replacement: minimally invasive robotic knee replacement, anterior hip replacement, navigation-assisted partial / total knee replacement, and total/ reverse shoulder replacement. Acute Traum...

Osep E. Armagan, M.D. Osep E. Armagan MD Inc

Beverly Hills, California
Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics
AAOS IME courses and credits

Jeffrey P. Bernicker, M.D.

La Jolla, California
Orthopedic Surgery, Spinal Medicine

Benjamin Busfield, MS, MD, FAAOS, FACS Diablo Orthopedic Consultants

Lafayette, California
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine - I am currently in active practice as a busy general Orthopedic surgeon- with a broad spectrum of care to include all Orthopedic common conditions. Our goal is to give expert medical legal advice in case review without bias to plaintiff or defense. I have authored over 15 peer reviewed articles. We have 17 years of clinical experience in the field of orthopedic surgery and sports medicine. Communications and scheduling will be rapid.
17 years of expert witness work. including defense, plaintiff, and product liability cases. I have experience doing personal injury and malpractice case review.

James L Chen, MD James L Chen MD Inc

San Francisco, California
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine - Assistant Clinical Professor at UC San Francisco. Board Certified & Fellowship trained in Sports Medicine, Knee, Shoulder, and Advanced Arthroscopic Surgery. Arthroscopic and open treatment of Knee, Shoulder, Hip, Elbow, Hand, Foot, and Ankle injuries, including ligamentous surgery, fracture care, and total joint replacement.
Swarthmore College - BA; University of California Berkeley - MPH; University of California Davis - MD; University of Hawaii - Orthopaedic Surgery Residency; University of California San Francisco - Fellowship in Sports Medicine, Knee, Shoulder, and Advanced Arthroscopic Surgery. Trained in 4th, 5th, & 6th Edition AMA Guides. Board Certified. Faculty at San Francisco Orthopaedic Residency Program. Assistant Clinical Professor at University of California San Francisco. Fellowship Director at San Francisco Sports Medicine Fellowship.

Glenn D. Cohen, MD Glenn D. Cohen, MD, Inc.

Westlake Village, California
Orthopedic Surgery, Hand Surgery - Dr. Cohen’s qualifications include board certification in Orthopedic Surgery and Subspecialty Certificate in Surgery of the Hand, Wrist, and Elbow. He maintains a successful surgical practice treating all conditions of the Hand, Wrist, and Elbow. Extensive experience in the capacity of Expert Witness, Independent Medical Evaluator, Qualified Medical Evaluator, Agreed Medical Evaluator, and record reviewer.
In the capacity of Independent Medical Evaluator, I conduct an extensive, thorough, unbiased, and impartial examination of the injured party. Dr. Cohen will ensure that all complaints and issues are addressed at the time of the evaluation. Appropriate history is taken and testing is performed in order to arrive at a medical opinion, which is then presented in telephonic consultation and/or written report form. Dr. Cohen possesses two board-certifications; one in Hand, Wrist and Elbow surgery and the other in orthopedic surgery. He is internationally recognized as the go to person for professional athletes, musicians, celebrities, Olympians, medical professionals, fire and police personnel and anyone with hand, wrist or elbow problems. This year marks his 23rd year of practice in Southern California. He is a very active clinical physician and an expert witness for over 16 years. He is licensed in CA, NV, UT, and WY. Here are links (http://www.handexpert.net/) and (www.handsurgeon.o...

John F Cook, Jr., M.D.

Newport Beach, California
Hand Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery - Double Board Certified Orthopedic Hand Wrist and Upper Extremity Specialist, IME, AME, QME

William H. Dillin, MD Independent Spine Evaluation, Inc.

Los Angeles, California
Spinal Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery
The concepts of evidence-based medicine have been the cornerstone of Dr. Dillin’s education during his spine surgery fellowship in Neurosurgery and Orthopaedic Surgery and the format for decision making in his subsequent practice. The critical analytic features inherent in the ‘best evidence’ approach to patients have permeated his writing and his lectures, allowing flexible adaptation as the science has changed.Since July 1985, Dr. Dillin has been exclusively devoted to clinical spine, interventional spine and spine surgery practice. The combination of clinical critical thinking in conjunction with evidence-based medicine practice, allows spine specialty focus on any Independent Medical Evaluations or Medical-Legal Reviews. He is in clinical practice performing spine surgery, spine interventions and evaluating patients with spine conditions. He is licensed in California, Texas, Arizona, Florida and Nevada. Dr. Dillin was a former partner at the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic. I ...

Brian S. Grossman, M.D. Southern California Orthopedic Institute/UCLA

Westlake Village, California
Orthopedic Surgery, Spinal Medicine - I am a board certified orthopedic surgeon fellowship-trained in spinal surgery. I take pride in performing accurate and readable Independent Medical Evaluations and file reviews with opinions substantiated by evidence-based medical practice. I have been performing IMEs for over 20 years, and have a full appreciation of the need for comprehensive, timely reports that can be defended at deposition or trial.

Clement K. Jones, MD Clement K. Jones, MD, PC

San Francisco, California
Orthopedic Surgery, Spinal Medicine - (Spine & Neck): Orthopaedic Spine Surgery, Cervical, Thoracic and Lumbar Spine Surgery, Spinal Fusion and Reconstructive Surgery, Artificial Disc Replacement Surgery, Spinal Deformity Surgery, Revision Spine Surgery, Minimally-Invasive Spine Surgery, Sports-Related Spine Injuries
Dr. Jones is a board-certified Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon with a prestigious medical career spanning over three decades. As an Independent Medical Examiner, he lends his expertise to plaintiff and defense parties in cases involving, but not limited to individuals claiming spinal injuries from any incident, events, or accidents. Dr. Jones reflects incredible reliability, credibility, veracity, and integrity while applying critical thinking, unbiased and evidence-based medical approaches. He possesses the ability to articulate and communicate scientific terminology effectively and with ease. Dr. Jones has expansive case experience which includes delivering prompt and accurate record reviews, independent medical examinations, and expert witness testimony in depositions and trials. Professionally, he upholds an extensive list of achievements ranging from his Navy active duty to his achieved positions in the medical field. His certifications include the American Board of Orthopaedic Sur...

Jeffrey Kantor, MD Kantororthopedics

Valencia, California
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine - General orthopedics, sports medicine, extremity injuries and surgery, spinal soft tissue injuries. 20 years experience.

Michael Krosin, MD East Bay Orthopedic Trauma and Reconstruction

Castro Valley, California
Orthopedic Surgery, Foot & Ankle - Dr Michael Krosin is a board certified fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon. He has extensive experience in orthopedic injuries, post traumatic injuries, knee and hip replacement and foot and ankle surgery. He is thorough, meticulous and timely in his evaluations. Please email or text him for additional information.

Michael J Oechsel, M.D. California Orhopedics and Spine

San Francisco Bay Area/Sacramento, California
Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics - Trauma, Injury, Fracture, Open, Closed, Extremity, Spinal, Musculoskeletal, Dislocation, Subluxation, Tear, Rupture, Sprain, Strain, Crush, Surgical, Fixation, Reduction, Arthritis, Joint, Bone, Ligament, Tendon, Disc, Laceration, Non-surgical.
Dr. Oechsel continues actively practiced as a general Orthopedic Surgeon. He has experience with almost all aspects of this field. This allows him to render opinions on many different Orthopedic issues in any single case. He prides himself in taking on the most complex cases. Reviews, reporting, preparation, and testimony are meticulously detailed. His opinions are well respected, as he continues to be retained by both the Defense and Plaintiff bar. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery.

Thomas Peatman, MD

San Ramon, California
Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics - I am best suited for injuries to the extremities, or combined extremity/ non-surgical spine cases.
In practice for 21 years, performing over 8,000 joint replacements, hip, knee and shoulder arthroscopies and open surgeries. Board Certified, with additional Certification in Sports Medicine. IME certified. I additionally trained in the United States Navy in Aviation Medicine/ Flight Surgery. I have been participating in IME and Expert Witness work for 10+ years. I excel at providing clarity in complex case reviews as well as defining simpler incidents. I am timely, and prioritize scheduling exams, depos and court appearances.

Robert A. Rovner, MD Robert A. Rovner MD, A Professional Corporation

Danville, California
Orthopedic Surgery, Neurosurgery - Neurosurgery of the Cervical/ Thoracic/ Lumbar Spine, Spine Trauma, Reconstructive Spine Surgery, Cervical Fusion, Thoracic Fusion , Lumbar Fusion, Spine Fracture Surgery, Disc Replacement Surgery, Quadriplegia/Paraplegia from Spine Injury, Scoliosis and Kyphosis Reconstruction Surgery; INDEPENDENT MEDICAL EXAMS (IME) including QUALIFIED MEDICAL EXAMS (QME) for all conditions involving spinal injures/ accidents, spine trauma, work place injuries involving cervical/thoracic/lumbar injuries.
I am a fellowship trained board-certified Orthopedic Spine Surgeon with 39 years of clinical experience specializing in comprehensive and complex spine procedures. My expertise encompasses Neurological Surgery of the cervical, lumbar, and thoracic spine, integrating cutting-edge techniques such as minimally invasive surgeries, microsurgery, and the application of advanced spinal implants. Beyond clinical practice, I have held the position of Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Spine Division, at the UC Davis School of Medicine since July 2000. My clinical repertoire includes anterior and posterior cervical fusions/ nerve decompression, total disc replacements, anterior lumbar interbody fusions/nerve decompression, thoracic fusion/ nerve decompression, and lumbar microdiscectomy, among others. I've treated a myriad of spinal conditions for thousands of patients stemming from auto accidents, workplace spinal injuries, spine trauma, gunshots, infection...

Roy Rubin, MD Roy M Rubin MD INC

Sacramento, California
Orthopedic Surgery, Spinal Medicine - Lumbar spine, cervical spine, thoracic spine, orthopedics, sports injury, spine surgery, fracture, joint replacement, back, low back, neck, upper back, mid back, disc bulge, herniation, rotator cuff, shoulder, knee, joints, elbow, foot, ankle, wrist, hand.
Roy M. Rubin, MD is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery and prides himself on technical excellence and compassion for his patients. Dr. Rubin treats a broad range of problems affecting children and adults, including knee, hip, shoulder, elbow, hand, foot, ankle, wrist, and back and neck problems, and he has personally performed thousands of surgeries. Dr. Rubin is an orthopedic surgeon with extensive training and experience. In addition to his medical training, he earned his undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering from Princeton University which uniquely allows him to opine on causation and lack of causation of injuries to the spine and extremities. Orthopedic Surgery Residency: Duke University, Durham, NC Orthopedic Surgery Fellowship: Northern California Shriners Hospital for Children University of California at Davis Sacramento Medical Center Medical Degree: Temple University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA Undergraduate Degree: Major: Mec...

Brian D. Rudin, M.D. Brian D. Rudin, M.D., Inc.

Westlake Village, California
Orthopedic Surgery, Spinal Medicine - Orthopedic Neck and Spine Surgeon; Disc Replacement; Fusion; Orthopedic Surgery; Neck and Spine Care; Neck and Back Pain; Disorders of the Cervical, Thoracic, and Lumbar Spine; Spinal Cord; Dural Disc Problems; Pedicle Screws
Vice Chief of Department of Orthopedics, Los Robles Regional Medical Center; Diplomat, American Board of Orthopedic Surgery; Fellow, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons; Member, North American Spine Society; California Orthopedic Association

William B. Stetson, MD Associate Clinical Professor, USC School of Med.

Burbank, California
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine - Dr. Stetson is an orthopaedic surgeon who is fellowship trained in sports medicine and arthroscopy of the shoulder, knee, elbow and ankle with over 25 years of experience in trauma surgery. He is a Qualified Medical Examiner (QME) for the state of California and has served as an expert witness for the last 18 years in over 60 cases involving complex personal injury, workers compensation, malpractice and product liability cases. He has been a clinical professor at USC for over 25 years.
Dr. Stetson specializes in sports medicine with an expertise in arthroscopic and reconstructive surgery of the shoulder, knee, elbow and ankle. He has first-hand knowledge of athletic injuries and trauma related injuries with over 27 years of experience. Dr. Stetson is a full time practicing orthopaedic surgeon and he is a Qualified Medical Examiner (QME) for the state of California. He has served as an expert witness for the last 16 years in over 60 cases involving complex personal injury, workers compensation, malpractice and product liability cases.He has over 25 years of teaching experience as a volunteer professor of orthopaedic surgery at Los Angeles County + USC Medical Center where he teaches the residents orthopaedic surgery and arthroscopy. He has also served as the medical director and on the management committee of out-patient surgery centers. He is the author of over 45 peer reviewed publications and has over 100 national and international presentations. He has t...

Edward W Younger, MD MRK Medical Consultants

Gold River , California
Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics - Board certified orthopedist specializing in total joints. General Orthopedics, Reconstructive Knee Surgery, Reconstructive Hip Surgery, and Reconstructive Shoulder Surgery
Dr. Younger is a practicing orthopedic surgeon with extensive experience in total joint replacement as well as reconstructive surgery of the knee, hip and shoulder. Dr. Younger is the Medical Director of MRK Medical Consultants and has been performing medical-legal evaluations since 2000. MRK has been providing comprehensive analysis of personal injury cases for the legal profession and insurance industry since 1975. It is a firm with a diverse experienced team of over 30 medical legal consultants that offer objective review of personal injuries.

Mark Conklin, MD Panorama Orthopedic and Spine Center

Golden, Colorado
Foot & Ankle, Orthopedic Surgery - Keywords/Search Terms: Bunions, Hammertoes, Neuromas, Metatarsal Osteotomies, Bunionettes, Foot and Ankle Fractures, Midfoot and Hindfoot Fusions, Ankle Fusions, Ankle Replacements, Great Toe Fusion, Great Toe Replacements, Ankle Arthroscopy, Ankle Lateral Ligament Reconstructions, Achilles, tendon repairs, Amputations.
Leadership positions: Current President of the Colorado Orthopedic Society, Past President of the Panorama Orthopedic and Spine Center, Past President of the Golden Ridge Surgery Center, Past President of the Rocky Mountain Foot and Ankle Club, Past President of the Woodridge Orthopedic and Spine Center, Past Chairman of the Lutheran Medical Center Orthopedic Department, Past Member of the AAOS Board of Councilors. Affiliations: Member of the American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society, Member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, Member of the Colorado Orthopedic Society, Member of the American Medical Association, Member of the Colorado Medical Society. I have written articles and chapters on foot and ankle conditions. I have given presentations at local, regional and national meetings on foot and ankle problems.

Robert P. Mack, MD Integrated Medical Evaluations

Greenwood Village, Colorado
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine - Evaluation of spine and extremity impairments and disabilities. Record reviews, Peer Reviews and Expert testimony Level II certified Colorado QME certified California

Regina O Hillsman, MD Dr. R. Hillsman, MD, PC

Westport, Connecticut
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine - Foot and Ankle, Industrial Medicine, General Orthopedics of 20 yrs. expertise, Board Certified and re-certified, also certified in sports medicine, back medicine and industrial care of injured workers

Michael A Kuhn, MD Middlesex Orthopedic and Spine Associates

Middletown, Connecticut
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine - Shoulder, Elbow, Hip, Knee, Ankle Arthroscopy, Cartilage Reconstruction Rotator Cuff Repair Total Joint Replacement-Shoulder, Hip, Knee, Ankle Non-Operative back pain Trauma
Decade of peer review, 3rd party review, expert witness, Independent Medical Evaluations and Records review. Large practice involving Workmen's compensation National expert in Orthopedic Sports Medicine, Arthroscopic Reconstruction, Cartilage Repair, and Orthopedic Surgery. Member and committee member American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, Arthroscopy Association of North America, and American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine Arthroplasty practice with robotic and non-robotic assisted surgery Extensive experience with therapeutics including PRP and Bone Marrow Procedures

John G Atwater, MD John G Atwater MD PA

Vero Beach, Florida
Spinal Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery - Spine Surgery  ALIF  PLIF  TLIF  XLIF  Disc Replacement  Decompressions  Fusion  Spinal Instrumentation  Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery  Laminectomy  Pain Management  Stem Cell Therapy  Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA)  Cervical/Lumbar Therapeutic Injections  Facet Injections  PRP  PRF  Regenerative Medicine  Revision Surgery
John G. Atwater, MD is a board-certified, fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in non- surgical and surgical treatments of spine ailments. He has dedicated 24 years to relieving patients of their pain and discomfort caused by trauma and/or degeneration. During this time, Dr. Atwater has performed over 15,000 spine-related procedures. He has participated in several International medical missions to Kenya, Vietnam and Belize. In addition to his regular clinical interests, Dr Atwater serves as an expert medical witness. He performs depositions, independent and compulsory medical exams (IMEs and CMEs) and participates in court appearances. At present, Dr. Atwater practices in Indian River County, Florida. He is currently licensed to practice medicine in Florida, Texas, Illinois, and Belize. His clinical focus centers on those suffering with natural degenerative pathology, various traumas (accident) and workplace injuries. Dr. Atwater believes in prioritizing pati...

Craig Bennett, MD Center for Bone and Joint Disease

Hudson, Florida
Orthopedic Surgery - Orthopaedic surgery; Joint replacements, Hips, Knees, Shoulders and disorders of the spine.

Richard M. Blecha, MD Complex Orthopaedic Evaluations Inc.

Jacksonville, Florida
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine Surgery, IME's, Injury Plaintiff/Defense, Workers Compensation, Disability, Record Review
Liability and Disability. State and Federal Workers Compensation Expertise. Impairment Ratings using all AMA Guides.

David Buzas, MD OrthoCare Innovations Center

Boca Raton, Florida
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine - Shoulder Surgery including: Instability, Rotator Cuff Tears and replacement. Knee Surgery including: Arthroscopic and open knee surgery, ACL Surgery, and Meniscus. Robotic hip and knee replacement.
-Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery -Fellowship Trained in Sports Medicine at Ochsner Health in New Orleans -Surgical specialist of the shoulder, hip and knee -In practice for 4 years in Palm Beach County -Team physician and consultant for collegiate and professional athletes -Published in peer reviewed Journals and Books Areas Of Interest - Sports Medicine - Fracture Care - Knee arthroscopy and Robotic Replacement - Shoulder Replacement, Reverse Shoulder Replacement, Shoulder Arthroscopy - Robotic Hip Replacement - Regenerative medicine: Platelet Rich Plasma and Stem Cells

Daniel Christensen, MD Christensen Medical and Consulting, LLC

Gulf Breeze, Florida
Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics
Dr. Christensen is Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS). He has experience in the performance of Independent Medical Exams and Disability Evaluations (>300+). He is available for IMEs as well as record reviews, and can comment on causation and work related analyses, evaluation of care, assessment of maximal medical improvement and permanent impairment, return to work guidelines and restrictions, and impairment ratings including the AMA Guides to Impairment. Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Orthopaedic Surgery - Board Certified Areas of Expertise: Knee Arthroscopy, Shoulder Arthroscopy, Total Knee Arthroplasty (Replacement), Shoulder Injuries, Rotator Cuff Injuries, Carpal Tunnel Licensed in Florida, Alabama, Georgia, and Mississippi.

Jon D Donshik, M.D., M.B.A. Jon D. Donshik, M.D., P.A.

Aventura, Florida
Orthopedic Surgery, Spinal Medicine - I am board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, and have completed a spine surgery fellowship. My practice is almost completely devoted to the treatment of spinal disorders.
Expert Medical Advisor, Florida Division of Workers Compensation

Jon D. Donshik, M.D., M.B.A. Jon D. Donshik, M.D., P.A.

Plantation, Florida
Orthopedic Surgery, Spinal Medicine - I am board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, and have completed a spine surgery fellowship. My practice is almost completely devoted to the treatment of spinal disorders.
Expert Medical Advisor, Florida Division of Workers Compensation

Theodore A Evans, M.D. South Florida International Orthopaedics, P.A.

Miami, Florida
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine - Dr. Theodore Evans is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon specializing in general orthopaedic surgery. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and the National Board of Medical Examiners as well as a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Areas of Expertise: Knee Arthroscopy, Arthroscopic Surgical Repairs, Total Knee Replacement, Hip Injuries, Rotator Cuff Injuries, Shoulder Arthroscopy, Arthroscopic Surgical Repairs and Tennis Elbow.
Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Orthopaedic Surgery - Board Certified American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Fellow (FAAOS) Florida Orthopaedic Society Miami Orthopedic Society

David E Feiner, MD Sports Medicine Institute & FX3 Holdings LLC

Clermont, Florida
Orthopedic Surgery, Hand Surgery - * All General Orthopedic and Trauma Surgery *Hand, Wrist, Upper Extremity, Peripheral Nerve surgery and Microsurgery *Upper Extremity arthroscopy, endoscopic and open carpal tunnel release, cubital tunnel release *Pediatric Hand Surgery, congenital hand surgery *Regenerative Medicine (Stem cell and PRP)
Board Certified American Board of Orthopedic Surgery Certificate of Added Qualification in Hand Surgery

Marty P Gagliardi, MD Merit Medical Evaluations

Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics - General ortho and level II musculoskeletal trauma

Harris Gellman, MD Broward Hand Center

Coral Springs, Florida
Hand Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery - All areas of Hand and Upper Extremity. Additional experience in hand and wrist injury, nerve injury, neuromuscular and spastic disorders. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Upper extremity trauma, fractures, all injuries to the upper extremity Pediatric Upper Extremity Adult Upper Extremity Hand Surgery Wrist Surgery
Board Certified Orthopedic Surgery Certificate of Added Qualification in Hand Surgery Residency Orthopedic Surgery: University of PA Fellowship: Hand Surgery: UCSD Medical Center, San Diego Served as Professor of Hand and Orthopedic Surgery Authored multiple book chapters, 2 books, and over 70 peer-reviewed articles

David H Gilbert, MD David H. Gilbert, MD & Associates

Oakland Park, Florida
Hand Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery - Practice limited to hand, wrist, forearm and elbow disorders/injuries.
CAQ (Certificate of Added Qualifications) in Surgery of the Hand, Double Board Certified in both Orthopedic Surgery and Hand Surgery Expert Medical Advisor State of FL Member American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons Member American Society for Surgery of the Hand Two-time Winner Florida Choice Award Best Work Comp Doctors in FL Practice limited only to hand, wrist, elbow injuries/disorders.

Michael R. Gombosh, M.D. South Florida International Orthopaedics

Miami, Florida
Sports Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery - Sports Medicine, fractures, tendon/ligament/cartilage injuries, dislocations, arthroscopic surgery, joints, sprains/strains, & arthritis of the shoulder, elbow, wrist, hip, knee and ankle. Serving Miami. Dr Gombosh is double board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is fellowship trained in Sports Medicine from the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio. He has been practicing in South Florida for over 9 years and is a fellow in the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Orthopaedic Surgery - Board Certified Sports Medicine - Board Certified Fellowship Trained in Sports Medicine - Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH Offices in Miami, Kendall and Homestead

Omar David Hussamy, M.D.

Vero Beach, Florida
Orthopedic Surgery, Hand Surgery - Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery Fellowship trained in Sports Medicine, Shoulder, Knee and Hand Surgery. Performs arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder, elbow, wrist, knee and ankle. Performs minimally invasive total joint replacement of the hip, knee and shoulder. Performs hand, elbow and wrist surgery. Performs foot and ankle surgery. Evaluates and treats all conditions of the cervical and lumbar spine. 29 years in practice
Available for IMEs/CMEs, medicolegal work, second opinions, disability evaluations. Multiple office locations in Florida Available to travel throughout the United States and abroad to perform IME/CMEs Trained in AMA 5th and 6th Edition Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment. Trained in ODG, Florida, New York and California Worker's Compensation Guides for Treatment and Evaluation of Permanent Impairment

Steve E Meadows, M.D. South Palm Orthopedics

Delray Beach, Florida
Hand Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery

Stephen J Miller, M.D. Stephen J. Miller, M.D., P.A.

Miami, Florida
Hand Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery - Board certified Orthopaedic Surgeon specializing in Surgery of the Hand and Upper Extremity with Certification of Added Qualifications in Surgery of the Hand

Richard C Smith, MD FLORIDA CENTER FOR ORTHOPAEDICS

ORLANDO, Florida
Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics - ORTHOPEDIC SURGEON Doctor Richard Smith is the founder and principal orthopedic surgeon of the Florida Center for Orthopaedics in Metrowest, Florida. The practice has logged over 30 years (and counting) of easing the musculoskeletal disorders and injuries of hundreds of ortho patients throughout Central Florida.
Dr. Smith adds another decade onto that number with prior experience as Chief of Spinal Surgery at Orlando Naval Hospital – he was a Lieutenant Commander in the United States Navy Reserve at the time. All of which is to say, quite simply, that Richard Smith, MD, is a board-certified orthopedics practitioner with 32 years under his stethoscope, and that is a boatload of experience. Dr. Richard Smith also offers expert services on IMEs, CMEs, QTCs, and Medical Reviews. Experience: . 30 + years performing IMEs . 1500 + IMEs performed . Deposed/Testified 100 + times Expert Medical Advisor (EMA) June 1998 – present Special Expert Witness (State of Florida)

Henry H Barnard, II, MD Regional Health Group

Albany , Georgia
Spinal Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery - Spine, Spine Surgeon, Surgery, Orthopedics, Back, Neck, Lumbar Spine
I am a fellowship trained, board certified Orthopaedic Spine surgeon with 30 years of clinical practice experience. I am familiar with the Workmen’s Compensation system in general, as well as conditions of the spine resulting from personal injury claims. I have participated in well over a hundred depositions pertaining to the treatment of these patients, and my opinions are usually definitive.

Ralph D'Auria Rehab Orthopedic Medicine

Decatur, Georgia
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Physiatry, Orthopedic Surgery - EMG/NCV, orthopedic rehabilitation, disability evaluations, IME's, second opinions, impairment ratings, peer reviews. Dual specialties - Orthopedics and Physiatry. 25 years experience in orthopedics, spinal injuries, work injuries, IMEs, return to work evaluations. Fully bilingual (English/Spanish).
Certified MedicoLegal Evaluator Federal Workers' Compensation Expertise AMA Sixth Edition Impairment Ratings

Jacob Allan Goodrich, MD Champion Orthopedics

Augusta , Georgia
Orthopedic Surgery, Spinal Medicine - Spinal Medicine & Surgery
Residency : Eisenhower medical center 1982-86 Fellowships: Emory University 1990-1991 Spinal Surgery Sabbatical: AO , Basel Switzerland April-June 1990 Spinal Surgery Associate Professor Orthopedics, Chief Spinal Surgery Medical College of Georgia 1989-2001 Private practice Augusta Orthopedic Clinic and Champions Orthopedic clinc 1995-present Member American Academy Orthopedic Surgery North American Spine Society

Joseph P. Tobin, MD, F.A.A.O.S. AAOS

Pooler, Georgia
Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics - General Orthopaedics with with special interest in hip and knee replacements and arthroscopic surgery, shoulder surgery, hand surgery, elbow surgery, ankle surgery, sports medicine, fractures, injuries to bones, muscles or joints. Neck and back pain.
Active board certified orthopaedic surgeon currently treating both surgical and non-surgical patients. Surgeon is Fluent in Spanish and has over 17 years of experience in IMEs and Impairment Ratings and depositions. Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Fellowship trained in hip an knee replacement surgery. Performs IMEs for the Federal Government, Workers' Comp insurance companies, private law firms and others. Offices in Pooler Georgia (next to Savannah) and Hilton Head, S.C.. Experienced as Referee IME physician as well. Expertise in using the AMA impairment guidelines for impairment ratings. Credentialed and active surgical staff privileges at three hospitals: St. Joseph/Candler Hospital (Savannah, GA), Hilton Head Hospital (South Carolina), and the Outpatient Surgery Center of Hilton Head (Surgical Center). Graduate of Georgetown University School of Medicine and completed his orthopaedic residency at Loyola University. My staff is ready to efficiently hand...

Charles A Soma, MD North Shore Orthopedics Inc

Wailuku, Hawaii
Orthopedic Surgery, Hand Surgery - OVER 500 IME'S PERFORMED OVER 30 YEARS IN HAWAII ABIME TRAINED IN 5TH AND 6TH EDITION RATINGS ABOS CERTIFIED AND RECERTIFIED IN SPORTS MEDICINE THROUGH 2026

Joanne Halbrecht, MD Halbrecht Orthopedics Biologics and Sports Medicine

Post Falls, Idaho
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine - Dr. Halbrecht is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon fellowship trained in Sports Medicine with over 25 years of experience in private practice. She specializes in the conservative and surgical treatment of musculoskeletal and injuries. The unique combination of her medical training and undergraduate degree in Engineering offers special expertise on causation. IME preferences include shoulder, hip, knee, elbow, ankle, wrist, foot and hand.
Dr. Halbrecht has been recognized for her expertise in arthroscopic surgery and orthobiologics. As a result, she has taught courses in knee and shoulder arthroscopy at the Orthopedic Learning Center in Chicago to orthopedic surgeons from all over the world and has lectured nationally on orthobiologics indications, use and FDA regulations. She has several publications in orthopedic journals and has been a team physician for football and hockey.

Jesse P Butler, MD, CIME Spine Consultants

Niles, Illinois
Orthopedic Surgery, Spinal Medicine - Orthopedic Spine Surgery, Complex Adult Revision Surgery, Cervical, Thoracic, Lumbar Spine Disorders, Degenerative Disc Disease, Herniated Disc, Sciatica, Spinal Stenosis, Spondylolisthesis, Osteoporotic Compression Fractures, Independent Medical Evaluations, Medical Record Review (IME), Section 12 examinations, AMA Guides to the evaluation of permanent impairment 6th edition, Record Reviews, Expert Witness, Trial Testimony, Workers' Compensation
Jesse P. Butler, MD, CIME, ABOS certified, fellowship trained and certified independent medical examiner and practicing spine surgeon. Dr. Butler offers an evidenced based medical opinion for spine (cervical, thoracic, lumbar, sacrum, coccyx) related cases. He has extensive experience with Independent Medical Evaluations (IME), Section 12 examinations, AMA Guides to the evaluation of permanent impairment 6th edition, record reviews, expert witness, trial testimony and complex and revision spine surgery. Dr. Butler is a past member of the Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission Medical Fee Advisory Board (2004-2011). Northwestern University - Orthopedic Surgical Residency, Chicago, Illinois Rush-Presbyterian St. Luke's Medical Center - Spine Surgery Fellowship, Chicago, Illinois Highly credible expert witness renowned for clear defensible medical opinions.

G. Klaud Miller, MD Windy City Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, Inc.

Chicago, Illinois
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine - Sports medicine, knee, shoulder, arthroscopy, trauma, hand and elbow, foot and ankle, and nonoperative spine
I have been a University professor for almost 40 years. I have practiced at a level 1 trauma center all these years. I am Board certified in orthopedic surgery with a certificate of added qualifications In sports medicine. I am fellowship trained in all aspects of sports medicine, arthroscopy, knee and shoulder reconstruction. I Have been an Associate Editor of the Journal Of Arthroscopy. I have published more than 20 papers in peer-reviewed journals. I have been ABIME certified in the 5th and 6th edition of the AMA guides for more than 20 years

Sanjay K Patari, MD Center For Sports Orthopaedics, PC

Hoffman Estates, Illinois
Orthopedic Surgery, Hand Surgery - All Upper Extremity Conditions from Hand to Shoulder and Cervical spine conditions. Previous Certification in the AMA guides 6th edition and can provide Impairment ratings accordingly
I am performing IME and records reviews for Illinois and Wisconsin Jurisdictions. I am experienced in providing Impairment rating in Illinois using the AMA guides 6th ed. I am experienced in providing Permanent Partial Disability ratings in Wisconsin using the Wisconsin Administrative Code DWD 80.32 Permanent Disbilities

Vishnu Potini, MD, MBA, FAAOS HealthAdvise

Bloomington, Illinois
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
Dr. Vishnu Potini is an Orthopaedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine, arthroscopy, general trauma, overuse conditions, tendinopathies, hand/carpal tunnel, joint arthritis, and knee or shoulder pain injections for over 13 years. Training Medical Emory University 2011 Residency Rutgers University-New Jersey Medical School 2011-2016 Fellow Detroit Medical Center 2016-2017 Orthopaedic Surgery-Sports Medicine Fellow MBA Kellogg School of Management Northwestern University 2020-2022 Certifications ABOS Orthopaedic Surgery Board ABOS Orthopaedic Sports Medicine CAQ Gel One Knee HA injection treatment

Eric M Orenstein, MD IU Health Arnett Hospital

Lafayette, Indiana
Orthopedic Surgery - Fellowship trained in adult reconstructive surgery including minimally invasive hip and knee replacement surgery, partial knee replacement surgery and hip and knee revision surgery. 32 years of general orthopedic surgery practice experience including trauma, sports medicine, knee arthroscopy, shoulder and hand surgery as well as workers' compensation injuries. Board certified & recertified three times. Disability evaluations, PPI ratings - 5th and 6th Edition of AMA Guides, personal injury cases

Tyson K Cobb, MD Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist and Hand Center of Excellence

Davenport, Iowa
Orthopedic Surgery, Hand Surgery - Dr. Tyson Cobb, a board certified Orthopedic Surgeon is a pioneer and expert in the use of minimally invasive orthopedic surgery of the upper extremity including the hands, wrist, elbow and shoulder. Dr. Cobb obtained his Orthopedic Surgery training at the Mayo Clinic and has had over 50 abstracts accepted for presentation at national and international meetings, published over a dozen book chapters and has had approximately 50 research papers accepted for publication in peer reviewed journals.
Dr. Tyson Cobb, a board certified Orthopedic Surgeon is a pioneer and expert in the use of minimally invasive orthopedic surgery of the upper extremity including the hands, wrist, elbow and shoulder. Dr. Cobb obtained his Orthopedic Surgery training at the Mayo Clinic and has had over 50 abstracts accepted for presentation at national and international meetings, published over a dozen book chapters and has had approximately 50 research papers accepted for publication in peer reviewed journals. He is frequently invited to lecture at national and international meetings. Specialized areas of expertise include Shoulder Arthroscopy, Cubital tunnel surgery, Carpal tunnel surgery, nerve compression, wrist arthritis, small joint arthroscopy, elbow surgery and workplace injury. Dr. Cobb is the immediate past President of the International wrist arthroscopy society, formally known as the European Wrist Arthroscopy Society. He is an instructor of surgeons at courses and labs around the worl...

John H. Fairbanks, MD Fairbanks Orthopedics

Vidalia, Louisiana
Orthopedic Surgery, Pain Management - Medicine

Simon Finger, MD

Slidell, Louisiana
Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics - General orthopedics / Sports Medicine / Arthroscopy / Joint replacement
Board Certified American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons Certified Independent Medical Examiner Fellowship in Sports Medicine Orthopaedic Specialty Hospital Salt Lake City, UT Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Stanford University Medical Center Stanford, CA Doctor of Medicine Tulane University School of Medicine New Orleans, LA Bachelor of Science, Biology University of California, San Diego San Diego, CA

Raymond Hwang, MD, MEng, MBA Boston Orthopaedics and Spine

Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts
Orthopedic Surgery, Spinal Medicine - My practice focuses on adult spine surgery with an emphasis on minimally invasive approaches, motion preservation and navigation/robotics. I prioritize patient education, health literacy and shared decision making and take an evidence based approach to care. My clinical research interests include spine surgery outcomes, cost-effectiveness and value analysis.

Matthew A Kippe, MD SCOPE Consulting

Dartmouth, Massachusetts
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine - Board certified in Orthopedic surgery and Sports Medicine. Special interests include shoulder surgery and Sports Medicine. Completed the Charles Neer adult shoulder reconstruction fellowship at the New York orthopedic Hospital at Columbia University Medical Center. Currently in private practice for the past 14 years in Dartmouth Massachusetts Affiliated both the Steward and South Coast Health Care systems.

David Ruchelsman, M.D., F.A.A.O.S.

Newton, Massachusetts
Hand Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery - Hand Surgery, Wrist and Elbow Surgery, Peripheral nerve surgery, Sports medicine of the hand and wrist
Dr. Ruchelsman is the Chief of the Division of Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery at Newton-Wellesley Hospital. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedics Surgery and holds a Subspecialty Certificate of Added Qualification in Surgery of the Hand and Upper Extremity. He is Clinical Associate Professor at Tufts University School of Medicine and a consultant at MGH/Harvard Medical School. He is the President and Director of the Hand Surgery Research & Education Foundation, a 501(c)(3). He is a hand and wrist sports medicine consultant for the New England Patriots, Harvard University (Division I Ivy League), Boston College (Division I ACC) and several other regional Division I-III collegiate programs. He has served as Team Physician for the USA National ice hockey and basketball teams. He continues to publish and lecture on hand and wrist injuries unique to the athlete. Dr. Ruchelsman graduated from Boston University, Summa Cum Laude. He received his medical degree from...

Glen D Seidman, MD South Shore Orthopedics

Hingham, Massachusetts
Hand Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery - I completed my Orthopedic Surgery Residency at Boston Universit in 1992 and the Hand Surgery and Microsurgery Fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania in 1993. I am board certified by the American Board of Ortho. Sur. and the certificate of added qualification in surgery of the hand. I recently completed the SEAK IME course and previously the QME course/certification. Since 1993, I have maintained an outpatient and inpatient practice full-time in both orthopedi

Peter Lasater, MD

Novi, Michigan
Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics - I am a board certified orthopedic surgeon with fellowship training in sports medicine. I have specialized training in a multitude of acute and chronic conditions of the musculoskeletal system. I am in private practice, treating and performing surgery on multiple conditions of the upper and lower extremities in the field of general orthopedic surgery as well as sports medicine.
I am able to diagnose and treat a multitude of musculoskeletal orthopedic conditions of the upper and lower extremities as well as the spine/back including fractures, muscle, tendon, and ligament injuries, nerve injuries, and arthritis among others. I currently take emergency room call at a level 2 trauma designated hospital. I strive to perform independent medical examinations with unbiased thoroughness and deliver reports in a timely manner.

Kanwaldeep S Sidhu, MD St Clair Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine

St Clair Shores, Michigan
Orthopedic Surgery, Spinal Medicine - Our practice can provide IME and expert review services for all orthopaedic issues including hip, knee, shoulder, spine (back/neck), foot/ankle and hand surgery. We also provide legal reviews for plaintiff and defense litigation. Expert opinions / IME/ Legal reviews are conducted by Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Matthew J Yousif, DO Yousif Orthopedic Surgery PLLC

Troy, Michigan
Orthopedic Surgery - Sports Fellowship trained specializing in Shoulder, knee, and hip. Also able to see all orthopedic conditions and injuries.

Airell L Nygaard, MD

Excelsior, Minnesota
Orthopedic Surgery
May I introduce myself; I am a Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon residing in Minneapolis MN, and would like to offer my services in performing IME’s, Disability Consulting, Depositions, Court Testimony, and Medical File reviews. Licensed in MN and CA, I have a clean disciplinary record, with no pending or recent complaints or malpractice claims. Hand and thumb arthritis forced my retirement from my Orthopedic Surgery practice 2 ¾ years ago, but I have elected to resume medicine in the above listed areas. My prior practice focus included upper and lower extremity care, orthopedic sports medicine, fracture care, non-surgical spine care, arthritis management, and extensive joint replacement experience of the shoulder, hip, and knee. Although I do have prior experience in IME’s, Depositions, and court testimony, I have completed SEAK Inc. training in IME exams and reports, multiple types of Medical File reviews, and ongoing course work with the AMA Guides. I have broad-based exper...

David J. Gandy, MD, JD, CIME, FACS, FAAOS Medical Legal Consulting, LLC

Jackson, Mississippi
Orthopedic Surgery - General orthopaedics w/an emphasis on Workers' Compensation
David J. Gandy is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon actively practicing general and pediatric orthopaedic surgery for over 30 years, a graduate of the University of Southern Mississippi and the University of Mississippi School of Medicine, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Fellow American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Certified Independent Medical Examiner. In Workers’ Compensation cases, he works closely with patients, physicians, employers, case managers, and insurance carriers in managing those cases.

Benjamin P Crane, MD Orthopedic Spine Center

St. Louis, Missouri
Spinal Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery - Performs Missouri and Illinois IMEs for injuries and ailments of the spine and neck. Specializes in disorders, injuries and surgeries of the spine and neck. Well defined, definitive reports with in-house quality assurance to assure all questions are answered

Scott Langford, MD Rockhill Orthopaedic Specialists, Inc

Lee's Summit, Missouri
Hand Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery - Board Certified Hand Surgeon & Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon
Procedures Performed: Carpal Tunnel Surgery Cubital Tunnel Surgery Upper Extremity Surgery Tendon repairs and transfers Finger, Hand, Wrist, Forearm, Elbow, Arm & Shoulder fracture surgery Nerve and Tendon repairs De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis Arthritis Surgery and Joint Replacement Tendonitis Surgery Dupuytren’s Surgery and Needle Aponeurotomy Trigger finger surgery Xiaflex dupuytren’s contracture treatment Lower Extremity fracture surgery

Frank O Petkovich, MD Petkovich Orthopedic and Spine Care, LLC

St. Louis, Missouri
Orthopedic Surgery, Spinal Medicine - 25% of practice includes IMEs and medical record reviews. Reports, if requested, generated in a timely manner. Multiple orthopedic body parts, including spine, examined or reviewed if requested. Practice includes general orthopedics, upper and lower extremities and spinal conditions. Medical School: Saint Louis University Internship: University of Illinois Chicago Residency: Orthopedic Surgery, University of Missouri Kansas City Fellowship: Tulane University affiliated hospitals
Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Fellow, American College of Surgeons Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Founding member and Fellow, North American Spine Society IME Certification: CIME Certified, American Board Independent Medical Examiners, Ver 6 30+ years performing general orthopedic surgical procedures and spinal surgery.

Randa A Bascharon, DO CIME ORTHOPEDIC & SPORTS MEDICINE INSTITUTE OF LAS VEGAS

LAS VEGAS , Nevada
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine - Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine Knee and Shoulder Specialty
ABIME & MCIME DESIGNATIONS

John V. Foley, MD FAAOS JV Foley, MD, PLLC

Reno, Nevada
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine - Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery (ABOS). Sub-specialty Certified in Orthopedic Sports Medicine (ABOS). 25 years active clinical practice provides the knowledge and practical experience to render expert opinions in a variety of medical legal cases regarding musculoskeletal issues of the extremities and spine. Harvard Orthopedic Residency education, Sports Medicine and AO Fellowship, SEAK IME and Expert Witness training. Dr. Foley provides ethical, objective, evidence-based determinations
• Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery • Sub-specialty Certified in Orthopedic Sports Medicine • Fellow - American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery (FAAOS) • Graduate: Harvard Orthopedic Training Program • Chief Residency – Massachusetts General Hospital • Sports Medicine Fellowship Trained • Associate Clinical Professor – University of Nevada Reno (UNR) • California Qualified Medical Examiner (QME) • Harvard College Graduate • President: Truckee Surgery Center (2010-2019) • California and Nevada License *University Of Nevada Reno (UNR) School of Medicine: Admissions Executive Committee Member

John Thalgott, MD The Center for Diseases and Surgery of the Spine

Las Vegas, Nevada
Orthopedic Surgery, Spinal Medicine - Orthopedic Spine

Colby P Young, MD Hand Surgery Specialists of Nevada

Las Vegas, Nevada
Hand Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery

Douglas M Goumas, MD Prime Consulting NH

Manchester, New Hampshire
Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics - Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon. Sports fellowship trained: Shoulder, Knee, Ankle and Elbow
Governor appointed board member of Workers Compensation Advisory Committee 6 years. Dr. Doug Goumas is a board-certified sports medicine fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon. He specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of injuries to the shoulder, knee, elbow, and ankle. Dr. Goumas has extensive expertise in the treatment of Workers’ Compensation related injuries and serves as a member of the state of New Hampshire Workers’ Compensation advisory committee. Dr. Goumas is a practicing partner with New Hampshire Orthopedic Center.

Joshua A Siegel, MD Access Sports Medicine and Orthopaedics

Exeter, New Hampshire
Orthopedics, Orthopedic Surgery - Hand Surgery, Physiatry, General Musculoskeletal specialist with special focus on shoulder and knee pathology.
Joshua A. Siegel, MD is a Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon with Subspecialty Certification in Sports Medicine. Dr. Siegel specializes in treating sports medicine injuries and focuses on arthroscopic and minimally invasive procedures of the knee and shoulder. Dr. Siegel is the Sports Medicine Director and a founding member of Access Sports Medicine & Orthopaedics. He is also a founding member of two ambulatory surgical centers. Northeast Surgical Care, a multi-specialty ambulatory surgical center, was founded in 2000 and sold to Amsurg in 2011. Access Ambulatory Surgery Center, an orthopaedic focused ASC opened in 2019. Dr. Siegel is a US Olympic Committee team physician, a US ski team physician and covers USGA and PGA tour events. He is the team physician for many local area high schools, including Phillips Exeter Academy. Dr. Siegel is a fellow of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and a member of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM),US ...

Matthew W Wilkening, MD Prime Consulting NH

MANCHESTER, New Hampshire
Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics - Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon. Fellowship trained in Spine Surgery

Joseph S. Lombardi, M.D. Edison Spine Center

Edison, New Jersey
Spinal Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery - At Edison Spine Center, we specialize in the treatment of various disorders of the spine that cause back pain, radiculopathy (pain that radiates to other parts of the body such as the arms or legs) and other complications. We take an orthopedic approach to treating these conditions–we solve problems of the bones, cartilage, discs, muscles, tendons and ligaments in order to alleviate symptoms affecting the central and peripheral nervous systems.
We aim to give unbiased and rapid service; IME's will be finished promptly.

Alan Altman, MD, ABIME, CIME ORTHOPAEDIC BONE AND JOINT SPECIALISTS, PA

ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico
Orthopedic Surgery, Industrial Medicine - Fellowship in Total Joint Replacement of the hip, knee and shoulder and adult reconstructive surgery. Arthroscopic surgry of the hip, knee and shoulder. Complex reconstructive surgery, fractures malunions and non-unions and infections. Industrial medicine and work comp.
I have been treating injured workers and patients with personal injury claims for my entire career. More recently, over the last 3-4 years I have concentrated on injured workers. I am beginning to branch out and develop a medico-legal practice, in additon to continuing to treat patients. I am currently an expert witness for numerous cases for both plainitffs and defense. I accept case based on their merit. I am available to travel for depositons and court testimony.

Paul Saiz, MD, FAAOS, CIME 3 Crosses Spine

Las Cruces, New Mexico
Orthopedic Surgery, Spinal Medicine - Spine Surgery, Spinal Medicine, Spinal cord injury, Causation, Medical Coding, IME (CIME), Medical Necessity Peer Reviewer, Fellowship trained Spine Surgeon & Musculoskeletal Oncology, Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery (ABOS), Board Certified in Spine Surgery (ABSS), Team Spine Physician New Mexico State University
Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery and Spine Surgery in active clinical practice. Fellowship trained in both spinal reconstructive surgery and musculoskeletal oncology and reconstruction. 20+ years clinical experience in spine surgery. Well-experienced public speaker. Special expertise in spinal care coding. New Mexico State Team Physician. Experienced expert witness, independent medical examiner (CIME), and medical necessity peer reviewer. Licensed in New Mexico, Texas and Arizona.

Bruce E. Baker, MD

Syracuse, New York
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine - Orthopedics, Sports Medicine

Thomas Eagan, MD

GLOVERSVILLE, New York
Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics

Paul G. Kleinman, MD

Putnam Valley, New York
Orthopedic Surgery, Hand Surgery - Trauma, hand, sports, speak Spanish
To schedule in Manhattan office: call 212-567-3777 To schedule in Putnam Valley or Middletown only use following email: [email protected] To schedule in Highland only use following email: [email protected]

Robert V Moriarty, MD FAAOS Melville Medical

Huntington, New York
Orthopedic Surgery, Hand Surgery - American Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon, NYS WCB Exams, SLU, File Reviews. Offices in Suffolk and Nassau Counties. AMA Impairment Determinations/Conversions.

Aruna Seneviratne, MD

New York, New York
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine - Shoulder and knee injuries

Eric Spencer, MD, FAAOS Southern Westchester Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

Yonkers, New York
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine - I have an Honors Degree from Dartmouth College, graduated medical school from Columbia University, am Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery, completed a Fellowship from NYU-Hospital for Joint Diseases. I specialize in Sports Medicine as well as conditions of the upper extremity including the shoulder, elbow, wrist, and hand. Many attorneys with whom I have worked tell me I am prompt, easy to work with, explain complex orthopedic issues in easy to understand ways, and am an excellent expert.
My office is In Westchester County, close to NYC, Southern CT, and northern NJ.

Douglas B Unis, MD Mount Sinai

New York, New York
Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics - Hip and knee replacement surgery. Minimally invasive techniques. Revision and complex primary surgery.

Max Cohen, MD Spine IME (Spine & Scoliosis Specialists)

Greensboro, North Carolina
Spinal Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery - Specializing in Cervical, Thoracic and Lumbar Procedures, and revision surgery. Dr. Cohen has expertise in the following areas of spine surgery: •Minimally invasive spine surgery •Microdiscectomy •Microlaminotomy/foraminotomy •Minimally invasive fusion •Scoliosis surgery •Spinal fusion and instrumentation •Complex deformity surgery •Pedicle subtraction osteotomy (PSO) •Image-guided surgery •Cervical and lumbar artificial disc replacement •X-stop procedure •Spinal cord stimulators
Board certified in orthopedic surgery with fellowship training in Spine/Scoliosis Surgery. Honors graduate of the Medical College of Virginia. He served his residency at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Dr. Cohen went on to complete a spine and scoliosis fellowship at Cornell University’s prestigious Hospital for Special Surgery.

Joseph J. Estwanik, III, MD Metrolina Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Clinic, PA

Cornelius, North Carolina
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine - Sports medicine physician and orthopaedic specialist Joseph Estwanik, M.D. FACSM studied orthopaedic surgery at The Cleveland Clinic and Wake Forest University School of Medicine. Ringside Medicine
Some of his notable recognitions include: Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery A Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine Asst. Professor, Dept. of Orthopaedic Surgery, Wake Forest University School of Medicine Chairman, Sports Medicine Committee, USA Boxing 1988 - 1996 Former President, Medical Alumni Association, Wake Forest University. President, Association of Ringside Physicians, 2010 - Present. Inducted into the Carolinas Boxing Hall of Fame, 2009 Second Medical Opinion Physician for NFL Players Association Author, Sports Medicine for the Combat Arts, 1996 Dr. Ray Wesson Award, National Physician of the Year, USA Boxing 1977

Ashraf F Guirgues, MD, FAAOS EmergeOrtho

Morehead City, North Carolina
Spinal Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery - Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and Fellowship trained Spine Surgeon. Actively practicing surgical and non surgical treatment of spinal disorders of the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine. Particularly enjoys minimally invasive spine surgery such as microdisectomy, and minimally invasive lumbar fusions. Performs epidural spinal injections.
American Board of Orthopedic Surgery Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons North American Spine Society North Carolina Medical Society American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons Christian Medical and Dental Society Penn Medical Scholars Association

William A. Huff, MD Huff Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine

Clinton, North Carolina
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine

Seth L. Jaffe, D.O. IME Solutions, PLLC

Charlotte, North Carolina
Orthopedic Surgery - Board Certified, Fellowship trained Orthopedic Surgeon, in active practice since 1994. Specialty focus in Medical-Legal evaluations, IME's, Impairment and Disability Evaluations/Ratings, AMA Guidelines, Peer-Peer and medical file reviews, Video depositions and Expert testimony.
Currently working with and representing worker's compensation and insurance carriers, attorneys for plaintiffs and defense, State/Federal disability carriers. Opinions are supported by objective evidence based medicine, and over 1000 evaluations and 200 depositions. Rapid report turnaround, usually within 48 hours.

Matthew J. Landfried, MD SOUTHPORT ORTHOPEDICS AND SPORTS MEDICINE

SOUTHPORT , North Carolina
Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics - BOARFED IN GENERAL AND SPORTS MEDICINE
PREFORMED APPROXIMATELY 26000-28000 SURGICAL PROCEDURES

David C. Miller, M.D. Spinal Logistics, PLLC

Tarboro, North Carolina
Orthopedic Surgery, Spinal Medicine - I perform IME's involving medical record reviews and in person evaluations. I will review cases and examine clients who have general orthopedic conditions as well as spinal problems. I am a board certified orthopedic surgeon and have done a spine surgery fellowship. I have been in an active surgical practice in both spine and general orthopedics for 38 years.

Jonathan Paul, MD Charlotte Sports Medicine Institute, PA

Charlotte, North Carolina
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine - Fellowship Trained in Sports Medicine. Charlotte Magazine Top Orthopedists. Castle Connoly Top Orthopedic Sports Medicine Doctor 11 years in a row. Director, Charlotte Sports Medicine Institute
Locations in North Carolina - Charlotte, Raleigh, Greensboro, Fayetville, Asheville and South Carolina - Charleston, Myrtle Beach, Columbia, Savannah/Hilton Head, Augusta/Aiken, Greenville

Douglas C Gula, DO Quality Evaluations, Inc.

West Chester, Ohio
Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics - Orthopedics and Orthopedic Surgical Independent Medical Examinations to also include joint and spine

Audley M Mackel, MD Associates In Orthopaedics. Inc.

Cleveland Heights, Ohio
Orthopedic Surgery - Orthopaedic Surgery, Joint Replacement-Arthroplasty. Orthopaedic Trauma, Lower Extremity Reconstruction

James R. Kopp James R. Kopp, MD, PC

Cove, Oregon
Orthopedic Surgery - Current main emphasis is on providing orthopedic medical expert opinions. Fellowship in the International Association of Independent Medical Evaluators (IAIME - formerly ABIME) achieved in January of 2017.

Walter A Smith, MD WAS MD LLC

Portland, Oregon
Orthopedic Surgery - General orthopedics Adult reconstruction Trauma Sports medicine
Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons; Fellow, International Academy of Independent Medical Evaluators

Richard E. Grant, MD GOBJS

Ambler, Pennsylvania
Orthopedic Surgery

Steven Hand, DO AOAO ABIME

Hermitage, Pennsylvania
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine - Hand surgery, total joints, fracture care operative and non-operative, sports medicine, arthroscopy procedures
ABIMe Certified

Michael Jurenovich, DO, CIME, FAADEP, ABDA Jurenovich Orthopedics, Inc.

Greenville, Pennsylvania
Orthopedic Surgery, Industrial Medicine - Orthopedic Surgery, Peer Medical File Reviews, Disability Evaluations, Workers' Compensation IMEs

Michael C Raklewicz, MD

Kingston, Pennsylvania
Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics - Specialties include Knees, Hips, Neck, Back, Lower Extremities and Official Disability Guidelines

Calvin D. Stoudt, D.O. Ortho IME

Pottsville, Pennsylvania
Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics - Total Knee Arthroplasty, Total Hip Arthroplasty, Fracture Care, Knee and Shoulder Arthroscopy and General Orthopedic Care.

John W Golberg, M.D. Independent Orthopaedics & Consulting LLC

Wakefield, Rhode Island
Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery - Concierge orthopaedic practice; minimally invasive procedures and office orthopaedics, Consultant to the insurance industry, medical-legal, personal injury, workers compensation for case reviews and IME exams
Board certified Ortho with General Ortho experience, community hospital exposure, a non-academic career perspective in practical and pragmatic treatment options, interest in functional surgical equipment ergonomics. Broad experience in peer review and IME's for various agencies servicing the insurance industry

Subhash J Patel, MD Subhash J Patel MD

West Columbia, South Carolina
Orthopedic Surgery, Hand Surgery - Dr. Patel has over 40 years of Orthopaedic practice experience, emphasizing upper extremities. He has treated all musculoskeletal conditions, including neck, back, shoulder, elbow, hand hip, knee and foot. In addition he is an Emeritus Associate Clinical Professor with the Department of Orthopedic Surgery for the University of South Carolina, Medical School. A Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
Fellow of American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Certified by American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Certified added qualification Surgery of Hand Fellow of American College of Surgeons Fellow of International College of Surgeons Hand Surgery and Microvascular Surgery Fellowship Duke University, Durham, North Carolina Shoulder and Elbow Fellowship Oxford, England Certified American Board of Independent Medical Examiners Senior Visiting Orthopedic Consultant SSSIHMS, India

Mark A Rowley, M.D.

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Orthopedic Surgery - Orthopaedic Surgery, Independent Medical Examinations, Causation and Work Capacity. Located in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Mark A. Rowley, M.D. board-certified orthopaedic surgeon. Full time clinical practice. Residency and fellowship training at Wake Forest University and The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Licensed in VA, NC, SC and FL. Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and Member of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.

Joseph P Tobin, MD, F.A.A.O.S. AAOS

Hilton Head, South Carolina
Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics - General Orthopaedics with special interest in sports Medicine, hip and knee replacements and arthroscopic surgery, shoulder surgery, hand surgery, elbow surgery, ankles surgery, fractures, injuries to bones, muscles or joints. Neck and back pain.
Active Board Certified orthopaedic surgeon currently treating both surgical and non-surgical patients. Surgeon is fluent in Spanish and has over 17 years of experience in IMEs and Impairment Ratings and depositions. Performs IMEs for the Federal Government, Workers' Comp insurance companies, private law firms and others. Expertise in the AMA impairment guidelines for impairment ratings. Offices in Pooler, Georgia (near Savannah) and Hilton Head, S.C.. Experienced as Referee IME physician as well. Credentialed and active surgical staff privileges at three hospitals: St. Joseph/Candler Hospital (Savannah, GA), Hilton Head Hospital (South Carolina), and the Outpatient Surgery Center of Hilton Head (Surgical Center). Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and fellowship trained in hip and knee replacement surgery. Graduate of Georgetown University School of Medicine and completed his Orthopaedic Surgery Residency at Loyola University. My staff is ready to efficiently...

William E. Kennedy, MD

Jonesborough, Tennessee
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine

H. James Wiesman, MD Columbia Orthopedic Clinic

Columbia, Tennessee
Orthopedics, Orthopedic Surgery

Stephen De Young, M.D. Southwest Orthopedic Group

Sugar Land, Texas
Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics - General Orthopedics, surgical and nonsurgical treatment of the lower back, hips, shoulders and extremities

Larry T Johnson, MD

Dallas, Texas
Orthopedic Surgery

Kevin Kruse, MD TOA

Dallas, Texas
Orthopedic Surgery - Orthopaedic surgeon

Timothy Larson, MD Denton Hand & Orthopedics

Denton, Texas
Hand Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery - Orthopedic Surgery with subspecialty certification of Surgery of the Hand. Primary clinical focus is upper extremity orthopedic and nerve compression disorders. Completed Microsurgery Course at Indiana University.
Dr. Larson is an experienced hand and upper extremity orthopedic surgeon and is board certified in both Orthopedic Surgery and in Surgery of the Hand. His areas of expertise involves carpal and cubital tunnel syndromes, hand, wrist and elbow trauma and tendon disorders, sports injuries, and arthritis of the hand, wrist and elbow. A graduate of The Ohio State University with Magna Cum Laude honors, Dr. Larson received Orthopedic Surgery training at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, NC, and completed fellowship training in Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery at the Mary S. Stern/University of Cincinnati. CV is available upon request, or can be found at www.dentonhand.com, under the “About” tab.

Neal C Small, M.D. Orthopedic Expert Services, LLC

Dallas, Texas
Orthopedic Surgery, Spinal Medicine - Neal C. Small, M.D. the principal and founder of Orthopedic Expert Services, LLC has been in orthopedic surgery practice for over 35 years. Dr. Small has performed over 15,000 orthopedic surgical procedures. Dr. Small has published over 25 articles in refereed orthopedic journals. Dr. Small has performed hundreds of independent medical evaluations (IME's) and thousands of medical file reviews. He has provided expert opinions via reports, depositions and courtroom appearances nationwide.
Neal C. Small, M.D. via his company Orthopedic Expert Services, LLC has been providing expert opinions for the legal field, the insurance industry and the medical device industry since 1980. Dr Small has performed over 15,000 orthopedic surgical procedures. Dr. Small has published more than 25 articles in refereed orthopedic journals. Dr. Small is a past president of the Arthroscopy Association of North America. Dr. Small has performed hundreds of independent medical evaluations (IME's) and thousands of medical file reviews. He has prepared numerous reports for the legal field including opinions of causation, affidavits of merit and present and future damages.

Lawrence F. Cohen, M.D. COMMONWEALTH MEDICAL REVIEW

Richmond, Virginia
Orthopedic Surgery, Spinal Medicine - Orthopedic surgery Spinal surgery
Please contact my administrative assistant Teresa Hubbard for any inquiries. Email- [email protected] Phone- 804-366-5960

David G Goss, MD, FAAOS, CIME Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center

Chesapeake, Virginia
Orthopedic Surgery, Spinal Medicine - Offering compassionate and dependable care for patients with spinal diseases, disorders, and injuries. Over 20 years of experience, specializing in interventional office procedures for the management of spinal and orthopaedic pain, open and minimally invasive surgical procedures for cervical, thoracic, and lumbar issues, and medicolegal care (independent evaluations, record reviews, expert witness testimony, etc.).
I am a fellowship-trained spinal surgeon, and have been in full time clinical practice since 2001. I attended the University of Virginia for undergraduate studies and medical school, and trained at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center for orthopaedic surgery residency. Subsequent to residency, I completed a Neuro-Orthopaedic Spinal Fellowship in Adelaide, Australia. My clinical practice consists of nonsurgical and surgical management of all spinal disorders and injuries, including work-related injuries, automobile accidents, degenerative conditions, sports injuries, etc. Additionally, I perform a vast array of interventional spine procedures in office, for the management of spinal pain. I have extensive experience in performing medicolegal services, including medical record reviews, independent medical examinations, deposition / courtroom testimony, etc. I strive to always provide thorough, timely, objective, and unbiased evaluations, in all cases. I am a certified independent ...

James Mark Leipzig, MD, FACS The Spine Center

Roanoke, Virginia
Orthopedic Surgery, Spinal Medicine - Adult spine surgery Minimally-invasive spine surgery Microsurgical spine surgery cervical and lumbar Robotic spine surgery
I am a fellowship-trained spine surgeon. I am a graduate of the UCLA School of Medicine, with my residency in orthopedic surgery also at UCLA. I completed a fellowship at The Hospital for Special Surgery/Cornell Medical College. I have 33 years experience in active full-time clinical practice, limited to the evaluation and management of surgical spine pathology. I am experienced in providing IME services, chart reviews, and expert witness cases.. I provide objective, thorough and unbiased evaluations of the cases provided for my review. For IME's, I can perform these at my offices in Roanoke, Virginia and Richmond, Virginia. Please reach out with any questions.

David H. Bartlett, MD David H. Bartlett M.D., LLC

Madison, Wisconsin
Orthopedic Surgery - Orthopedics, knee and shoulder - no spine/hand
Excellent regional reputation for providing objective, fair and easy to understand opinions. I reserve 2 hours for each evaluation. All reports are dictated immediately upon seeing claimant. IME locations in Wisconsin include Madison, Milwaukee area (Waukesha, Delafield, Brookfield, Greenfield), Mauston, Fond du Lac, Plainfield, Cable. For information contact: Rhonda Mayne, Director of IME Services [email protected] 608-556-9311

John J. Siegert, MD, MS Hand Doctors of Milwaukee, S.C.

Mequon, Wisconsin
Orthopedic Surgery, Hand Surgery - All disorders of the upper extremity: hand through shoulder; prompt record reviews.

Wade K. Jensen, MD KCMD Enterprises, Inc.

Afton, Wyoming
Spinal Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery - Spinal Fusion Surgery, Lumbar Spinal Surgery, Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Cervical Arthroplasty, Scoliosis Surgery, Medical Device Patents, Pedicle Screw Surgery, Workers Compensation, IMEs, Laminectomy, Microdiscectomy, Spine Surgery Complications, Endoscopic Spine Surgery
I am a Board Certified Orthopedic Spine Surgeon, Dual Fellowship trained in Orthopedic and Neurological Spinal Surgery. I am an expert in the surgical and non-surgical treatment of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine from the least invasive to the most complex, including revision surgery. I also treat general Orthopedic Surgery conditions as part of my practice. I have multiple patents issued that are licensed in the medical space. I perform IME's, chart reviews, treat work compensation patients, serve as an Expert Spine Surgeon, have performed many depositions, and have testified in court. I provide a high quality opinion letter hyperlinked to the actual medical records reviewed. Attorney's have called these reports the new standard.
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