Orthopedics Independent Medical Examiner Listings

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

Raymond D Godsil, Jr., MD The Orthopaedic Clinic

Auburn, Alabama
Orthopedics Independent Medical Exams

Richard Rex Harris, MD R. Rex Harris, MD, LLC

Birmingham, Alabama
Orthopedics Independent Medical Exams, Orthopedic Surgery Independent Medical Exams

Joseph F McGowin III, MD The Orthopaedic Group, PC

Mobile, Alabama
Orthopedics Independent Medical Exams, Orthopedic Surgery Independent Medical Exams - General orthopedics with expertise in shoulders, hips, and knees although have treated all orthopedic injuries. Interest in orthopedic disability, impairment and occupational issues. Board Certification: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Certificate of Additional Qualifications in Sports Medicine.
Professional Organizations: Mobile County Medical Association American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Alabama Orthopedic Society Medical Association of Alabama Southern Orthopaedic Association

Owen L Kelly, MD

Russellville, Arkansas
Orthopedic Surgery Independent Medical Exams, Orthopedics Independent Medical Exams - I am a full time board certified Orthopaedic surgeon. My practice includes surgery, clinic, and 10-12 calls a month. I am up to date on current Orthopaedic protocols and treatment. I have weekly availability for IME's, and you will receive a prompt turnaround within 24 hours.

Arthur M Auerbach, M.D. Consultative Examination Services, Inc.

Roseville, California
Orthopedic Surgery Independent Medical Exams, Orthopedics Independent Medical Exams - Board certified orthopaedic surgeon (ABOS) with over 50 years experience in general orthopaedics. Dr. Auerbach has experience in the evaluation of the spine and extremities. Dr. Auerbach's reports are comprehensive and timely. Experienced in medical legal evaluations, having performed hundreds of IMEs and depositions. Currently appointed by the State of California as a Qualified Medical Evaluator. Taking new cases in Sacramento, Roseville and Yuba City.

John D. Kaufman, M.D.

Valencia, California
Orthopedic Surgery Independent Medical Exams, Orthopedics Independent Medical Exams - I am board certified in orthopedic surgery and a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. I have expertise in general orthopedic conditions, sports medicine, osteoporosis, back and neck injuries and other bone and joint conditions. I am experienced in medical legal evaluations, depositions and testifying as an expert witness.

Steven W Meier, MD Meier Orthopedic Sports Medicine

Beverly Hills, California
Orthopedic Surgery Independent Medical Exams, Orthopedics Independent Medical Exams - Dr. Meier specializes in the comprehensive evaluation of orthopedic conditions of the extremities and spine. He is internationally recognized as an expert in his field and has refined the art of creating thorough and concise reports that are easily understood by physicians and non-physicians alike.

Jeffrey Schiffman, MD

Escondido, California
Orthopedics Independent Medical Exams, Spinal Medicine Independent Medical Exams - Orthopaedic and Spine Surgery
Currently Board Recertified Orthopaedic and Spine through 2025

Jerrold M. Sherman, MD

Los Angeles, California
Orthopedics Independent Medical Exams - Orthopaedic Surgery, Chief Executive Officer and Medical Director Outpatient Surgery Center

Michael D. Smith, MD

Los Angeles, California
Orthopedic Surgery Independent Medical Exams, Orthopedics Independent Medical Exams

Edward W Younger, MD MRK Medical Consultants

Carmichael, California
Orthopedic Surgery Independent Medical Exams, Orthopedics Independent Medical Exams - Board certified orthopedist specializing in total joints.

Robert L. Messenbaugh, MD

Denver, Colorado
Orthopedics Independent Medical Exams, Orthopedic Surgery Independent Medical Exams - Spine, Shoulder, Hips, Knees, Ankle, Fractures

Terry F Reardon, MD Orthopedic Associates of Middletown

Middletown, Connecticut
Orthopedics Independent Medical Exams, Orthopedic Surgery Independent Medical Exams

John E. Spieker, MD, FACS Southern Delaware Orthopaedic Evaluations

Lewes, Delaware
Orthopedics Independent Medical Exams - Arthroscopy, trauma, sports medicine

Fady A Bahri, MD Bahri Orthopedic & Sports Medicine, P.L.

Jacksonville, Florida
Orthopedics Independent Medical Exams, Sports Medicine Independent Medical Exams - Sports Medicine, Hand, Hip, Elbow, Wrists, Arthroscopic Surgery, Joints, Impairment Ratings, Shoulder, Fractures, Slip and Fall Injury, Auto Accidents, Knees, Back Pain and Strains, Workers Compensation Injuries, Rotator Cuff, ACL Tear, Meniscus Tear
--Chief of staff at Jacksonville Medical Hospital --Vice Chairman of the Board at Jacksonville Medical Hospital --Chief of Orthopedics at Memorial Hospital --Member of Credentialing Committee,Quality Assurance Committee, OR Committee at Memorial Hospital --Board Member at Plaza Surgery Center --Orthopedic Course Instructor for: Johnson and Johnson Mitek Linvatec/Conmed Dyonics Smith and Nephew Arthrex --Visiting Professor at Hughston Clinic on Arthroscopic Techniques --Consulted with bio-engineers at Mitek, Linvatek, and Dyonics for instrument & implant design and application. --Dr. Bahri's expertise is in sports medicine, ACL reconstruction, rotator cuff repair and knee and shoulder arthroscopy. Dr. Fady Bahri is among a handful of orthopedic surgeons in the world, pioneering the newest technique for the anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction for injuries in the knee. The technique is called "All-Inside, Double-Bundle ACL Reconstruction."...

Fred Ferderigos, MD Fanourios I Ferderigos, MD, PA

Palm Harbor, Florida
Orthopedic Surgery Independent Medical Exams, Orthopedics Independent Medical Exams - General Orthopedics

David B. Lotman, MD, PA

Jupiter, Florida
Orthopedics Independent Medical Exams - Sports medicine

Francis K Moll, MD Sports & Orthopedic Center

Coral Springs, Florida
Orthopedics Independent Medical Exams, Sports Medicine Independent Medical Exams - Treatment and Prevention of Fragility Fractures and Osteoporosis. Nonsurgical treatment for traumatic and overuse injuries to include sprains, tendinitis, and fractures. Treatment of degenerative tendinopathy and arthritis.
I am a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon practicing non-surgical orthopedic medicine with emphasis on the treatment of Osteoporosis and Fragility Fractures. I have 22 years of experience practicing as a General Orthopedic Surgeon, extensive emergency room coverage at 3 community hospitals with 15-18 calls a month. Surgeries involved primarily trauma and sports. Extensive experience with fragility fractures in the elderly involved in low energy slip and falls resulting in fracture. Military-trained, 13 years US Army, 2 years at Fort Benning, home of the U.S. Army Airborne School. 11 years IME/Expert witness with deposition and trial experience. Impairment ratings 6th Edition

Kevin L. Scott, MD Scott Sports Medicine

Tampa, Florida
Orthopedics Independent Medical Exams, Orthopedic Surgery Independent Medical Exams

Neil J Negrin, MD

Austell, Georgia
Orthopedic Surgery Independent Medical Exams, Orthopedics Independent Medical Exams - Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) General orthopaedic surgeon with active practice, including shoulder/ knee arthroscopy, fracture surgery, and flouroscopic spinal injections. High volume of worker's compensation patients, with additional experience using AMA guides for impairment. Charter Member and Fellow of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS)
The performance of IME's is an adjunct to my general orthopaedic practice, not my primary focus. My 35+ years of practice and my focus on detail, help me to provide, well researched, authoritative recommendations. I strive to provide reports that are clear, informative, and contain sufficient detail to definitively resolve conflict. Having practiced for many years, and performed over 10,000 surgical procedures, I am well versed in the diagnosis and treatment of orthopaedic conditions, and in the appropriate indications for surgery. I also have special expertise in hip and knee arthroplasty, both primary and revision.

Joseph P. Tobin, MD AAOS

Pooler, Georgia
Orthopedic Surgery Independent Medical Exams, Orthopedics Independent Medical Exams - Sports Medicine, hip and knee replacements and arthroscopic surgery, shoulder surgery, hand surgery, elbow surgery, ankles fractures, injuries to bones, muscles or joints. Neck and back pain.
Active orthopaedic surgeon currently treating both surgical and non-surgical patients. 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. Offices in Savannah Georgia and Hilton Head, S.C.. Experienced as Referee IME physician as well. Credentialed and active surgical staff privileges at three hospitals: Memorial University Medical Center (Savannah GA) St. Joseph/Candler Hospital (Savannah, GA), Hilton Head Hospital (South Carolina), and the Outpatient Surgery Center of Hilton Head (Surgical Center). My staff is ready to efficiently handle IME requests and appointments with a quick turnaround time. Will see patients in either Hilton Head or Savannah office.

Michael J. Grear, MD We Care Orthopeidcs

Arlington Heights, Illinois
Orthopedics Independent Medical Exams - Board Certified by the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons since 1981

Joseph B Zehner, MD

Russellville, Kentucky
Orthopedic Surgery Independent Medical Exams, Orthopedics Independent Medical Exams - 36 years Orthopedic Surgery with IME and expert witness experience. Located 50 miles from Nashville and 150 miles from Louisville. Able to travel for IME work.
First hand knowledge of civil court procedures as pro se defendant, unrelated to medical legal work.

Simon Finger, MD

Slidell, Louisiana
Orthopedic Surgery Independent Medical Exams, Orthopedics Independent Medical Exams - 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

Lawrence M Leonard, MD

Falmouth, Maine
Orthopedic Surgery Independent Medical Exams, Orthopedics Independent Medical Exams - General Orthopedis. 30 years IMEs, permanant impairment evaluations using AMA Guides Vol. 4, 5, and 6. Consulting staff Maine Medical Center. Courtesy staff at Mercy Hospital, Portland, ME.

Gary W Pushkin, MD COHEN & PUSHKIN, M.D., P.A.

Baltimore, Maryland
Orthopedic Surgery Independent Medical Exams, Orthopedics Independent Medical Exams - Medico-legal Consultations, Impairment Ratings, IMEs, Peer Reviews, 2nd Opinions, Forensic Orthopaedics, Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation, Orthopaedic Consultations on Adult Musculoskeletal Problems, Arthroscopic Surgery of the Shoulder, Arthroscopic Surgery of the Knee, Spinal Problems
Fluent in French, Italian & Spanish

Clifford M. Buchman, DO

Berkley, Michigan
Orthopedics Independent Medical Exams - General orthopedics, independent orthopedic evaluations

Michael S. Clarke, MD Clarke Orthopedic Clinic

Springfield, Missouri
Orthopedic Surgery Independent Medical Exams, Orthopedics Independent Medical Exams - Hand surgery, foot surgery, joint replacement, arthroscopy, pediatric orthopedics, arthritic conditions

Jerrold M. Sherman, MD

Las Vegas, Nevada
Orthopedics Independent Medical Exams - Orthopaedic Surgery, Chief Executive Officer and Medical Director Outpatient Surgery Center

Davis W Clark, MD IME of New Hampshire

Concord, New Hampshire
Orthopedic Surgery Independent Medical Exams, Orthopedics Independent Medical Exams - Evaluation and treatment of Spinal injuries and diseases. Board Certified. Member of the Scoliosis Research Society, North American Spine Society and New England Spine Study Group. Some treatment of General Orthopaedic problems.
Extensive training in workers compensation at SEAK and AAOS courses.

Joshua A Siegel, MD Access Sports Medicine and Orthopaedics

Exeter, New Hampshire
Orthopedics Independent Medical Exams, Orthopedic Surgery Independent Medical Exams - Hand Surgery, Physiatry, General Musculoskeletal specialist with special focus on shoulder and knee pathology.

Marie A. Czaplicki Margiotti, MD Tri State Orthopaedics

Sparta, New Jersey
Orthopedic Surgery Independent Medical Exams, Orthopedics Independent Medical Exams

Raymond G. Decker, Jr., MD Central Jersey Hand Surgery

Eatontown, New Jersey
Hand Surgery Independent Medical Exams, Orthopedics Independent Medical Exams

Robert A DeFalco, DO

Hackettstown, New Jersey
Orthopedic Surgery Independent Medical Exams, Orthopedics Independent Medical Exams

Paul G Teja, DO

Hackettstown, New Jersey
Orthopedic Surgery Independent Medical Exams, Orthopedics Independent Medical Exams

Keith W. Harvie, DO New Mexico Independent Medical Evaluations

Albuquerque, New Mexico
Orthopedics Independent Medical Exams, Spinal Medicine Independent Medical Exams - Focus spine and joint problems, osteoporosis

C Perry Cooke, MD Syracuse Orthopedic Specialists

Syracuse, New York
Orthopedic Surgery Independent Medical Exams, Orthopedics Independent Medical Exams - Dr. Cooke is an Orthopedic Surgeon with more than 35 years of experience in the management of Musculo-Skeletal Injury and Disease. He has treated all Orthopedic conditions, and now concentrates on Disorders of the Shoulder and Knee. Dr. Cooke is experienced in the performance of, and courtroom defense of, IME's. Testimony is available both locally and with travel.
Dr. Cooke is an Orthopedic Surgeon with more than 35 years of experience in the management of Musculo-Skeletal Injury and Disease. He has treated all Orthopedic conditions, and now concentrates on Disorders of the Shoulder and Knee. Dr. Cooke is a founding member and has been the long-term managing partner of a large private Orthopedic group in Syracuse, NY. His Patient Satisfaction Surveys are consistently very high. He is on the active staff at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Community General Hospital, Upstate University Hospital, and Specialists’ One-Day Surgery Center… all in Syracuse, NY. In the past, he was occasionally assisted at Surgery by a Resident in Orthopedics, but for many years is now assisted by a PA or LPN…performing as the primary surgeon on every case. Dr. Cooke is comfortable in the legal environment. He is experienced in IME's, Depositions, Video Testimony, and Courtroom Testimony. He is not intimidated by the proceedings of a courtroom or an opposing att...

Michael J. Katz, MD

Woodmere, New York
Orthopedics Independent Medical Exams, Orthopedic Surgery Independent Medical Exams - Experience as Chief of Orthopedic Surgery at NY Harbor VA Medical Center Brooklyn and Attending Orthopedic Surgeon NY Harbor VA Medical Center Manhattan. I am clinically active including running a research laboratory. I specialize in Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery.

Douglas M Petroski, MD Adirondack Orthopedics

Queensbury, New York
Orthopedics Independent Medical Exams, Orthopedic Surgery Independent Medical Exams

Douglas C Gula, DO Quality Evaluations, Inc.

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

James E. Kemmler, MD Kemmler Orthopaedic Center

Celina, Ohio
Orthopedics Independent Medical Exams - General orthopaedics, focus on trauma, sports, hand

Paul M Puziss, MD

Portland, Oregon
Orthopedics Independent Medical Exams
Some Spanish spoken

ZEFERINO MARTINEZ MD. ALLENTOWN ORTHOPEDICS & BERKS COUNTY ORTHOPEDICS

Allentown , Pennsylvania
Orthopedic Surgery Independent Medical Exams, Orthopedics Independent Medical Exams - Workman comp, Disability. IME's and Legal Cases. General Orthopedics and Spinal Injures. Bilingual
General Orthopaedic and Spine Fellowship. Practicing for 25+ yrs. Extensive experience in testifying and depositions. Second language Spanish.

Michael C Raklewicz, MD

Kingston, Pennsylvania
Orthopedic Surgery Independent Medical Exams, Orthopedics Independent Medical Exams - Specialties include Knees, Hips, Neck, Back, Lower Extremities and Official Disability Guideines

Barry A. Ruht Orthopedic Foot, Ankle & Knee Institute

Allentown, Pennsylvania
Orthopedic Surgery Independent Medical Exams, Orthopedics Independent Medical Exams - Fellowship in foot & ankle surgery w/ 20+ years experience in general orthopedics
Dr. Barry Ruht completed his internship at the Lehigh Valley Network, introducing him to the Lehigh Valley. After completion of his orthopedic residency at Temple University Hospital, he returned to the Valley and the practice of orthopedic surgery. Dr. Ruht is an experienced, board-certified orthopedic surgeon who is fellowship trained in Foot and Ankle Surgery. Dr. Ruht took one year off from full-time private practice in 2004 to pursue this fellowship. Dr. Ruht's fellowship was completed at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital Systems with Dr. Keith Wapner, Dr. Paul Hecht, and Dr. Wen Chao, internationally known board-certified orthopedic surgeons specialized in Foot and Ankle Surgery. Upon his return to the Valley, Dr. Ruht resumed his General Orthopedic Practice with additional emphasis on foot, ankle and knee problems. Dr. Ruht is a seasoned Total Knee Replacement/Reconstructive knee surgeon who has updated his credentials while at the University of Pennsylvania spending ti...

Randall N Smith, MD Richard H. Kaplan, MD, PC

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Orthopedics Independent Medical Exams - Evaluation of orthopedic injuries and pain management with training and experience in treatment of traumatic injuries. Orthopedic surgeon for 23 years specializing in trauma.

William P. Thorpe, MD

Bluffton, South Carolina
Orthopedics Independent Medical Exams, Orthopedic Surgery Independent Medical Exams - Twenty-five years practicing orthopaedic surgery and IME examinations. All areas of musculoskeletal issues, surgery, workman's comp, on the job injuries, response to treatment

JOSEPH P TOBIN, MD AAOS

Hilton Head, South Carolina
Orthopedic Surgery Independent Medical Exams, Orthopedics Independent Medical Exams - Sports Medicine, hip and knee replacements and arthroscopic surgery, shoulder surgery, hand surgery, elbow surgery, ankles fractures, injuries to bones, muscles or joints. Neck and back pain.
Active orthopaedic surgeon currently treating both surgical and non-surgical patients. 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. Offices in Savannah Georgia and Hilton Head, S.C.. Experienced as Referee IME physician as well. Credentialed and active surgical staff privileges at three hospitals: Memorial University Medical Center (Savannah GA) St. Joseph/Candler Hospital (Savannah, GA), Hilton Head Hospital (South Carolina), and the Outpatient Surgery Center of Hilton Head (Surgical Center). My staff is ready to efficiently handle IME requests and appointments with a quick turnaround time. Will see patients in either Hilton Head or Pooler, Georgia or Savannah Georgia office.

Michael D Calfee Advanced Orthopedics & Sports Medicine

Union City, Tennessee
Orthopedics Independent Medical Exams

H. James Wiesman, MD Columbia Orthopedic Clinic

Columbia, Tennessee
Orthopedics Independent Medical Exams, Orthopedic Surgery Independent Medical Exams

Stephen De Young, M.D. Southwest Orthopedic Group

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

J. Clark Race, MD Expert Witness Doctors

Austin, Texas
Orthopedic Surgery Independent Medical Exams, Orthopedics Independent Medical Exams

Stephen R Lininger, DC, CICE Manassas Chiropractic and Rehab

Manassas, Virginia
Orthopedics Independent Medical Exams, Chiropractic Independent Medical Exams - Board - Certified Independent Medical Examiner Certified by the American Board of Independent Medical Examiners IMEs, IME Rebuttals, MRI Interpretation, Expert Witness testimony, Impairment ratings based on 5th and/or 6th edition of AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment
I have been trained and certified by ABIME in the AMA Guides to Permanent Impairment 6th Edition, as well as report writing, and expert witness testimony. Prior to this I was trained through Stonybrook Medical School in; MRI interpretation, documentation and report writing, understanding documentation of causality, bodily injury, and persistent functional loss and permanent impairment rating. I have been an expert witness in trial as well as depositions. I have been in private practice for fourteen years.

James M Dauphin, MD Healthsouth Western Hills

Parkersburg, West Virginia
Orthopedics Independent Medical Exams, Disability Evaluations Independent Medical Exams - Disability Evaluations, Occupational Medicine, Orthopedics Medical and Surgical, AMA 4, 5, 6th editions, disability rating

Harvey S Kohn, MD Sports Medicine & Orthopedic Center

Greenfield, Wisconsin
Orthopedics Independent Medical Exams
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