Orthopedics Independent Medical Examiner

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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

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

Birmingham, Alabama
Orthopedics, Orthopedic Surgery

Joseph F McGowin III, MD The Orthopaedic Group, PC

Mobile, Alabama
Orthopedics, Orthopedic Surgery - General orthopedics with expertise in shoulders,hips,and knees but including all orthopedic injuries. Additional interest in orthopedic disability, impairment and occupational issues. Board Certification: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons; Certificate of Additional Qualification 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

Richard H Cobden Northern Arizona IME

Sedona, Arizona
Orthopedics, Orthopedic Surgery - Joint replacement, spine injuries, hand surgery, sports injuries
ABOS, AAOS. We utilize the latest methods to analyze impairment from an objective, physical and evidence-based approach to achieve a fair and complete, timely report. This includes review of all prior medical data, physical examination, clinical diagnoses and application of the Sixth Addition AMA Guides when indicated. Medical-legal review and analysis and consultation on a case by case basis is also available.

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

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

John D. Kaufman, M.D.

Santa Clarita, California
Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics - 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.

Michael J. Oechsel, MD California Orthopedics and Spine

Larkspur, California
Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics - Trauma, Extremity/Injury, Spine Injury, Sports Medicine, Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist, Hand, Pelvis/Hip, Knee, Ankle, Foot, Spine Care, Orthopedics-Non Surgical

Michael D. Roback, M.D. Michael D. Roback M.D. AMC

Ventura, California
Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics - Spine, hand, knee, shoulder, MVA and medical malpractice. Membership in the Society of Auto Engineers and associate membership in the Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine. Qualified as an expert witness in thirty states. Frequent lecturer and published writer on the spine, shoulder, hip, neck, knee, hand and ankle/foot.
Other Medical-Legal experience includes slip-and fall, product liability, wrongful death, criminal defense, social security and private retirement disability, military discharge and disability, wrongful denial of employment, wrongful denial of treatment, wrongful denial of insurance coverage, wrongful denial of military participation and Workers' Compensation litigation.

Jerrold M. Sherman, MD

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

Gary A. Stein, MD Santa Rosa Orthopedics

Santa Rosa, California
Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics

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.

Neil J Negrin, MD

Austell, Georgia
Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics - 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, 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...

Elian M. Shepherd, MD

Saint John, Indiana
Orthopedics

Charles E Rhoades, M.D. Dickson-Diveley Orthopaedics

Leawood, Kansas
Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics - Dr. Rhoades is the senior Hand & Upper Extremity surgeon at Dickson-Diveley Orthopaedics. His areas of clinical expertise are shoulder surgery, hand and upper extremity surgery, and athletic knee injuries.
We have a dedicated Medical-Legal team capable of answering any and all questions you might have. I have designated IME slots on my schedule that allow for ease and timeliness of scheduling. I am capable of seeing patients in both of our physical locations in Missouri and Kansas. Additionally, I am Clinical Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at UMKC; Clinical Faculty member of the University of Kansas Medical Center; Examiner for the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery; and member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American Orthopaedic Association. I have served as President of many organizations, including Dickson-Diveley, Saint Luke’s Hospital Medical Staff, and the Missouri State Orthopaedic Association.

Joseph B Zehner, MD

Russellville, Kentucky
Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics - 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, 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

Brian T. Kindl, MD

Slidell, Louisiana
Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics - General Orthopedics , Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy , Joint replacement
Orthopedic Surgery Residency University of Alabama Birmingham Birmingham, Alabama Internship Charity Hospital New Orleans, Louisiana Upper Extremity /Sports Medicine Arthroscopic Fellowship Orthopedic Reseach of Virginia

Emily D. Woolcock, MD National Orthopaedic Consultants, P.A.

Laurel, Maryland
Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics

Scott P Worrell, MD The Centers for Advanced Orthopaedics Robinwood Division

Hagerstown, Maryland
Orthopedics, Sports Medicine - Dr. Worrell is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon with a sports medicine fellowship.
Dr. Worrell's expertise is in orthopaedic sports medicine, but he also sees and manages general orthopaedic problems of the upper and lower extremities. He truly takes the care and welfare of the patient to heart and takes the time to explain the diagnosed problems and treatment options.

Peter A. Lasater, MD Synergy Health

Warren, Michigan
Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics - I am fellowship trained in orthopedic surgery sports medicine with specialized training in a variety of acute and chronic conditions of the musculoskeletal system. I have extensive experience and training in arthroscopic surgeries of the shoulder and knee.
I currently take emergency room call at two level 2 trauma hospitals. I treat a multitude of general orthopedic conditions of the upper and lower extremities which covers fracture care, joint replacement, and soft tissue injuries. I have experience with sideline sports coverage at high school, college and professional levels. I strive to perform independent medical examinations with unbiased thoroughness and deliver reports in a timely manner.

Collin O'Keefe, D.O. Lederman Kwartowitz Center for Orthopedics & Sports Medicine

West Bloomfield, Michigan
Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics - Dr. O'Keefe is fellowship trained in orthopedic sports medicine, with experience in knee and shoulder arthroscopy, trauma care and fractures, and osteoarthritis and joint replacement.
Education & Training: Medical Degree: Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, East Lansing, Michigan Internship (Chief Intern): Garden City Hospital, Garden City, Michigan Orthopedic Surgery Residency (Chief Resident): Garden City Hospital, Garden City, Michigan Sports Medicine Orthopedic Surgery Fellowship: Detroit Medical Center Professional Affiliations: Board Certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics American Osteopathic Association Michigan Osteopathic Association Hospital Affiliations: Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital, Commerce Township, MI Ascension Providence Hospital, Novi Campus (formerly Providence Park Hospital), Novi, MI Beaumont Hospital - Farmington Hills (formerly Botsford Hospital), Farmington Hills, MI

Thomas Shriwise, M.D. Dickson-Diveley Orthopaedics

Kanas City, Missouri
Orthopedics, Orthopedic Surgery - I'm a fellow for both AAOS and AAOSM. My practice focus is on sports medicine and general orthopedics including: total joint replacement, uni-compartmental knee replacement, rotator cuff repair, and simple hand cases. I will also perform evaluations of the spine. I'm more than willing to take over care of patients who have had an unsatisfactory outcome as needed.
We have a dedicated Medical-Legal team capable of answering any and all questions you might have. I have designated IME slots on my scheduled that allow for ease and timeliness of scheduling. I am capable of seeing patients in both of our physical locations in Kansas and Missouri.

Scott Wingerter, M.D., Ph.D. Dickson-Diveley Orthopaedics

Kanas City, Missouri
Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics - My practice focuses on the hip and knee. I have completed fellowship training and am board certified in hip and knee preservation and reconstruction. I routinely perform arthroscopic surgery of the hip and partial and total replacements of both the hip and knee. I'm very comfortable performing IME's on these body parts.
Our practice has a dedicated Medical-Legal team capable of answering any and all questions you might have. I have designated IME slots on my schedule that allow for ease and timeliness of scheduling. I am capable of seeing patients in both of our physical locations in Missouri and Kansas.

Jerrold M. Sherman, MD

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

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

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.

Joseph P Bernardini, MD Reconstructive Orthopedics

Vineland, New Jersey
Orthopedics - Forty years of practice in general orthopedics, including trauma, spine, sports medicine, arthroscopy of the knee and shoulder ,plus reconstructive surgery and arthroplasty of the hip and knee .Continue to practice and remain active in office and orthopedic surgery .

Raymond G. Decker, Jr. Central Jersey Hand Surgery

Eatontown, New Jersey
Hand Surgery, Orthopedics

Robert A DeFalco, DO IME Plus

Budd Lake, New Jersey
Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics
Dr. DeFalco is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon with a fellowship in sports medicine as well as arthroscopic surgery with more than 14 years in private practice. As an experienced expert witness having been certified by the American Board of Independent Medical Examiners (CIME), Dr. DeFalco has performed hundreds of IMEs, depositions, and live testimony. Thorough and accurate reporting provided with rapid turn around times. Dr. DeFalco has weekly availability in the following counties; Essex, Bergen, Hudson, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Passaic, Sussex, Union and Warren Counties.

Paul G Teja, DO IME Plus

Budd Lake, New Jersey
Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics
Dr. Teja is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon with more than 17 years in private practice. He has been certified by the American Board of Independent Medical Examiners and has performed hundreds of IMEs, depositions, and live testimony. Other services include Peer Reviews, Record Reviews, Permanency Evaluations, PIP, TORT, etc. Dr. Teja maintains an active treating practice and has weekly availability for medical-legal examinations, with availability in Northern, New Jersey. He has availability in the following counties; Morris, Warren, Sussex, Passaic, Essex, Union.

Keith W. Harvie, DO New Mexico Independent Medical Evaluations

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

THOMAS EAGAN, MD

GLOVERSVILLE, New York
Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics

David A Rockwell, MD Atlantic IME Services

Wilmington, North Carolina
Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics - Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. Extensive experience in musculo-skeletal disorders and injuries of extremities and spine. Over 40 years of clinical practice with additional experience in impairment evaluations and legal testimony. Added certification in IMEs by the American Board of Independent Medical Examiners.
We have an efficient and organized office for IME and other evaluations. Our 3 locations for exams gives us a wide geographic region convenient for clients. Report turnaround time is minimized with our organized system and protocols.

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

James E. Kemmler, MD Kemmler Orthopaedic Center

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

Michael C Raklewicz, MD

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

Barry A. Ruht Orthopedic Foot, Ankle & Knee Institute

Allentown, Pennsylvania
Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics - 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, Pain Management - Medicine - Evaluation of orthopedic injuries and pain management with training and experience in treatment of traumatic injuries. Operating general orthopedic surgeon for 23 years specializing in trauma.

Kimberly Zambito, M.D. Comprehensive Diagnostic Center

Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery - Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon with a subspecialty in hand surgery. Experience includes both academic hospital based and private practice settings as well as Forward Surgical Teams in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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...

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

J. Clark Race, MD Expert Witness Doctors

Austin, Texas
Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics - Causation and treatment of spine disorders, fractures, ligament and tendon injuries, nerve injuries, surgical complications, knee and hip replacements, hand, wrist, and elbow injuries, and surgery, shoulder, ankle, knee, and hip injuries and surgery, carpal tunnel, osteoarthritis, De Quervain’s tendinitis.
Dr. J. Clark Race, is Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery and the founder and medical director of Expert Witness Doctors. Over 35 years working with the legal and insurance communities and a Designated Doctor, Texas Dept of Insurance, Workers Comp Division. Dr. Race has examined thousands of patients and reviewed hundreds of thousands of pages of records in order to provide expert opinions. This real-world experience is integral to Dr. Race’s expertise as a medical expert witness.

Jan-Eric Esway, MD ORTHO-1

Fredericksburg, Virginia
Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics - ~ Board Certified Orthopedic surgeon ~ Worker's compensation & injuries >50% of practice ~ Fellowship-trained in Orthopedic Foot & Ankle ~ Graduated cum laude from Harvard University ~ Prompt, honest & professional reports
Expert witness and medical file review experience.
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