Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Examiner Listings

Welcome to the SEAK National Directory of Independent Medical Examiners. The Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Examiners found here provide independent medical exams (IMEs), medical evaluations, impartial examinations, independent medical assessments, vocational assessments, functional capacity evaluations, impairment ratings, second opinions, return to work evaluations, or fitness for duty exams to evaluate the extent of disability, permanent impairment or injuries.

Michael A Cosgrove, MD

Huntsville, Alabama
Anesthesiology Independent Medical Exams, Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Exams - Acute and chronic spine pain, CRPS, medication management of acute and chronic pain, Interventional pain treatments, Neuromodulation
5 years of occupational medicine and acute and emergent care in operational military force prior to residency and fellowship training. Board Certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

Edwin L Kelsey Birmingham Pain & Rehab, P.C.

Birmingham, Alabama
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Physiatry Independent Medical Exams, Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Exams

Dr. Michael Compton, DC, MSN, FNP-C Healthcare Professional Services Associates

Gilbert, Arizona
Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Exams, Chiropractic Independent Medical Exams - Minor impact motor vehicle collisions, slip and fall injuries, industrial injuries. Spine injury causation, joint injury causation, MIST injuries. Impairment Ratings, Independent Medical Examinations, Apportionment.
I have been licensed as a Doctor of Chiropractic medicine, a registered nurse, and as a Family Nurse Practitioner in the state of Arizona since 2010, 2013, and 2015 respectively. I am board certified as both a Doctor of Chiropractic (DC) by the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, and as a Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP-C) by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Board. I currently practice pain and orthopedic medicine and provide ambulatory care and clinical oversight as clinical faculty for postgraduate training on the topic of injury care. In addition to my fulltime clinical practice, I am actively involved in postgraduate education in the study of traumatology of injuries that result in liability litigation. I provide expert witness testimony and independent medical examination services for both plaintiff and defense counsel on liability and industrial claims. I am frequently asked to opine on multiple injuries claims and am retained as a non-treating ex...

Michael A. Steingart, DO Steingart Orthopedics

Phoenix, Arizona
Orthopedic Surgery Independent Medical Exams, Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Exams - 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

Kevin J Cebula, DDS

Pasadena, California
Dentistry Independent Medical Exams, Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Exams - Specializing in the management of TMJ dysfunction, obstructive sleep apnea, headache, chronic dental pain, and other pain disorders of the head and neck region.
Diplomate of the American Board of Orofacial Pain and Fellow of the American Academy of Orofacial Pain.

Moshe Lewis

San Carlos, California
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Physiatry Independent Medical Exams, Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Exams - Moshe Lewis, MD, QME, MPH, MBA, is an Ivy League-trained doctor who is board-certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation as well as pain medicine. He brings years of IME (Independent Medical Examination) experience. Dr. Lewis is well known by attorneys for his top-notch medico-legal reports and expert opinions. He is a former VP of Operations at NASA and a former Director at Kaiser Permanente. Currently, he is Chief of PM&R at a major San Francisco hospital.

Kevin Li, MD, QME, IME Advance Spine Care and Pain Management, PC

Pasadena, California
Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Exams, Anesthesiology Independent Medical Exams - musculoskeletal Injuries, spinal Injuries, auto accidents, spine pain, musculoskeletal pain, neuropathic pain, headache, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, disc herniation, degenerative disc disease, arthritis, facet dysfunction, low back pain, chest pain, neck pain, radiculopathy, sciatica, cervical pain, whiplash, workers' compensation, disability & independent medical evaluations, AMA Guides, regenerative medicine, addiction medicine, interventional pain management, impairment rating, anesthesia
MEDICAL EDUCATION - Doctor of Medicine, MD, University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, POST-GRADUATE TRAINING - Fellow, Pain Management Fellowship, Department of Anesthesiology, Case Western Reserve University Hospital, Cleveland, OH - Anesthesiology Resident, Brookdale University Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY - Internship, UCLA/WLA VA Preliminary Internal Medicine Program, Los Angeles, CA AMERICAN BOARD OF MEDICAL SPECIALTIES CERTIFICATION (ABMS) - Diplomat, American Board of Anesthesiology, board-certification - Diplomat, American Board of Anesthesiology/Pain Management, subspecialty board-certification - Diplomat, National Board of Medical Examiners INTRODUCTION Dr. Li is double board-certified by ABMS in Anesthesiology and Chronic Pain Management. He has extensive experiences with various treatment modalities, such as medication management, conservative rehabilitation, interventional pain procedures and surgical procedures to alleviate symptoms of chronic...

James B Shaw, MD James B Shaw MD, PC

Stockton, California
Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Exams, Anesthesiology Independent Medical Exams - James B. Shaw, M.D., specializes in medical-legal services and is prepared to evaluate all types of pain. He received his medical degree from Texas A&M University, and residency training split between University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston, Texas and the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Dr. Shaw is certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology in both anesthesiology and pain medicine, and additionally completed a Pain Fellowship at Stanford Medical Center
MEDICAL EDUCATION -Doctor of Medicine, Texas A&M College of Medicine POST-GRADUATE TRAINING-Fellowship Stanford Hospital and Clinics, Palo, Alto, California Internship- Mayo Clinic and Hospitals, Rochester, Minnesota Residency-University of Texas Health Science Center, Hermann Hospital, MD Anderson Hospital, Texas Children's Hospital, and Texas Heart Institute, Houston, Texas Mayo Clinic Advanced clinical Tract-Externship Anesthesiology

Shawn Uraine, MD Shawn Uraine M.D., Inc.

Loma Linda, California
Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Exams, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Physiatry Independent Medical Exams - Fellowship trained and double board certified, practicing full time chronic pain management and teaching physicians how to manage chronic pain with medications, epidural injections, spinal cord stimulation and neuromodulation. Special interest in epidural injection, radiofrequency ablation, neuromodulation, spinal cord stimulation, chronic pain, PRP (platelet rich plasma), complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), ultrasound, fluoroscopy, healthcare costs, and medicolegal consultations.
Assistant professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Loma Linda University School of Medicine. Assistant professor of Anesthesia at Loma Linda University School of Medicine. Active Qualified Medical Evaluator (QME) since 2016 SEAK Trained.

Ellen W Price, DO RedRock Integrative Rehabilitation Medicine

Fruita, Colorado
Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Exams, Integrative Medicine Independent Medical Exams - musculoskeletal care, disability evaluation (3rd, 4th, 5th Edition), electromyography (EMG), traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, addiction, pain management, neurological disorder, occupational work injury

Richard L. Stieg, MD, MHS Richard L. Stieg, MD, MHS, PLLC

Aurora, Colorado
Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Exams, Addictions Independent Medical Exams - Neurology, Pain and Addiction, Disability, Wrongful Death, Chronic Pain Disorder, Dental Injuries

Roshni N Patel, MD RNP Medical

West Hartford, Connecticut
Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Exams, Brain Injury Medicine Independent Medical Exams - Quadruple board certified (Neurology, Pain Medicine, Headache, Brain Injury Medicine) Neurology Residency At University of Connecticut Pain Medicine Fellowship at New York University- NYU Dept of Anesthesia Experience in Worker's Compensation Cases, Disability Impairment Ratings, Records Review, Personal Injury Cases, Short Term and Long Term Disability Claim Reviews, & Medical Necessity Determination
10+ Years experience in Interventional Pain Management and Neurology Disorders Experience in Worker's Compensation Cases, Disability Impairment Ratings, Records Review, Personal Injury Cases, Short Term and Long Term Disability Claim Reviews, and Medical Necessity Determinations. Expert on acute and chronic pain, IME’s, Depositions, Chart Review & File Review.

Dale Sutherland, MD Southern Delaware Orthopaedic Evaluation Services

Nassau, Delaware
Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Exams, Anesthesiology Independent Medical Exams - Interventional Pain Injections.
Lecturer for Northwest Anesthesia seminars. Board certified in Anesthesiology and Intraoperative Transesophageal Echocardiography

Philip J Marion, MD, MS, MPH Capital Medical Services

Washington, District Of Columbia
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Physiatry Independent Medical Exams, Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Exams - Disability evaluation, academic and professional experience in pain management, TBI, brain injury and SCI, physician life care planning, worker's compensation, file review, medical legal evaluations, utilization review and quality assessment, board certified in EMG, Clinical Professor George Washington University

Amer Ansari Integrated Spine & Joint Institute

Kissimmee, Florida
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Physiatry Independent Medical Exams, Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Exams

Venerando I. Batas, MD Rehabilitation & Electrodiagnostics, PA

Tampa, Florida
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Physiatry Independent Medical Exams, Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Exams - Non-interventional pain medicine, stroke, brain and spinal cord injury, physical medicine and rehabilitation, electromyography, electrodiagnosis

DAVID BERKOWER Berkower Pain and Spine Rehabilitation

Pembroke Pines, Florida
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Physiatry Independent Medical Exams, Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Exams - Back pain, degenerative disc disease, lumbar spondylosis, spondylolisthesis Lumbar spinal stenosis Neck pain, whiplash, shoulder pain, arm pain Radiculopathy Sciatic pain, piriformis syndrome Facet syndrome Headaches Fibromyalgia Post-laminectomy syndrome Carpal tunnel syndrome, trigger fingers Bursitis in the shoulder and hip, leg pain, hip pain, knee pain Sacroiliac dysfunction Arthritis, neuropathies

Lance S Cassell, M.D. Sarasota Pain Relief Centers

Sarasota, Florida
Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Exams, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Physiatry Independent Medical Exams - Board Certified pain management physician with extensive experience in IME and depositions with a wide practice base.

Robert J. Friedman, MD Headache and Pain Center of Palm Beach

Lake Worth, Florida
Neurology Independent Medical Exams, Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Exams - Chronic Pain, headache, traumatic brain injury, RSD / CRPS , pain medications, neurodiagnostics, EMG, neuromuscular medicine (peripheral nerve), stroke.

Stuart A Rubin, MD Comprehensive Pain and Rehabilitation Center

Boynton Beach, Palm Beach County, Florida
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Physiatry Independent Medical Exams, Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Exams - LBP/sciatica, Cervical pain/whiplash, Radiculopathy, Spinal injections, Pain Mgmt, Personal Injury, Work. Comp., IMEs, File/Peer Reviews, Bill Reviews, Disability, Impairment ratings, Pre-Authorizations, Chiro/Pt Reviews, Med-Mal, Plaintiff/Defense, Acupuncture, Nursing Homes, Inpt. Rehab

Gary N Saff, MD Integrated Pain Solutions of South Florida

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Exams, Anesthesiology Independent Medical Exams - Ivey League credentialed and prior academic director. Over 20 years experience in anesthesia, interventional pain medicine, appropriate medical management, independent medical evaluation, medical record review, medical utilization review.

Douglas L Stringer, MD Brain and Spine, LLC

Panama City, Florida
Neurosurgery Independent Medical Exams, Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Exams - In active full time practice with extensive experience in treatment of spinal disorders specializing in neurosurgery and pain management. Currently providing interventional pain relief methods of spinal injections as well as spinal cord stimulators for non medication management of severe spinal disease along with a full scope of neurological procedures.
Fellowship trained in Neurosurgery under Charles G. Drake, MD at the University of Western Ontario, in London, Ontario, Canada. Certified in Neurological Surgery by the American Board of Neurological Surgery since 1980, with continued training to maintain current state of the art expertise. Diplomate of the American Board of Pain Medicine and certified as an Independent Medical Examiner by the American Board of Independent Medical Examiners.

Asma Syed, MD Mid Florida Physical Medicine, PA

Wesley Chapel, Florida
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Physiatry Independent Medical Exams, Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Exams - Board Certified in PM&R, Sports Medicine, Neck & Back Pain, Head & Spinal Cord Injury, Joint Disorders, Pain Management, Orthopedic, Musculoskeletal, Occupational, and Rehabilitative condition.
* Board Certified (PM&R) * Florida Disability Evolutions * American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation * Florida Medical Association

Jay B. Bender, MD Bender Orthopedics and Spine

Milton, Georgia
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Physiatry Independent Medical Exams, Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Exams

Wing K. Chang Peachtree Orthopedics

Atlanta, Georgia
Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Exams, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Physiatry Independent Medical Exams - Orthopedics - Non Surgical, Interventional Spine Physician, Pain Management/Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation/Physiatry, Electrodiagnostic Medicine, Sports Medicine, Regenerative Medicine

Dwayne L. Clay, M.D., J.D. Lakeside Pain Center, PC

Macon, Georgia
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Physiatry Independent Medical Exams, Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Exams - Expert in workers' comp injuries, rehabilitation and disability rating. Specialist in musculoskeletal medicine including neurological and orthopaedic disorders.

Carlos J. Giron, MD Pain Institute of Georgia

Macon, Georgia
Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Exams - Pain Management-Medicine, Interventional Pain Management, Anesthesiology, Workers’ Compensation Injuries, IMEs, MSAs, Chart/File Reviews, Impairment Ratings, Spinal Injections, Drug Utilization, Appropriate Controlled Substance Management, Drug Compliance Testing
• Founder & Executive Director of Georgia Society of Interventional Pain Physicians • Co-author ASIPP Interventional Pain Management Clinical Practice Guidelines 2.0 • Member of Georgia State Board Workers’ Compensation Medical Committee • Bilingual: English & Spanish, fluent

Kenneth J Lazarus, MD, PhD Southern Crescent Neurological Clinic, PC

Fayetteville, Georgia
Neurology Independent Medical Exams, Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Exams

Shalin Shah, DO Alliance Spine and Pain Center

Augusta, Georgia
Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Exams, Anesthesiology Independent Medical Exams - Cervical and Lumbar Spine, CRPS, ruling out orthopedic conditions versus spine conditions, cervicalgia vs migraine headaches

Jerry A. Spivey Spivey Medical

Eatonton, Georgia
Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Exams, Anesthesiology Independent Medical Exams - Addiction Medicine, Registered Pharmacist

Arnold J. Weil, MD Non-Surgical Orthopaedic, PC

Marietta, Georgia
Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Exams, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Physiatry Independent Medical Exams - Specialize in non-surgical spine care, non-surgical orthopedics, pain management, spinal injections

Craig Best, DO

Chicago, Illinois
Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Exams, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Physiatry Independent Medical Exams - Pain medicine, PM&R, spinal injections, epidural steroid injection, radiofrequency ablation, spinal cord stimulator, worker’s compensation, personal injury, auto injury, IME, PPI, EMG/NCS, TBI, concussion, CRPS, opioids, SCI
Dr. Best is board certified in Pain Medicine as well as Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PM&R, physiatry). He completed his PM&R residency at Rush University Medical Center and his Pain Medicine fellowship at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, a Harvard Medical School teaching hospital. His clinical focus is primarily non-operative spine care as well as electrodiagnostic medicine (EMG/NCS). He has extensive experience in worker's compensation and personal/auto injury. He has conducted numerous partial permanent impairment (PPI) ratings, independent medical examinations (IME), record reviews, narrative reports, and depositions.

Christopher R. Pasquale, MD Rehabilitation Associates of the Midwest, SC

Palatine, Illinois
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Physiatry Independent Medical Exams, Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Exams - Musculoskeletal medicine, chronic/acute pain management, IMEs, electrodiagnostic studies, trigger point injections, acupuncture, spinal cord injury

Keith W Schmidt, MD Amita Health

LISLE, Illinois
Anesthesiology Independent Medical Exams, Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Exams - Medical Director Pain Management, St. Alexius Medical Center Hoffman, IL 2018-present Medical Director Pain Management, Glen Oak Medical Center Glendale, IL 2017-2018 Anesthesiologist and Pain Management Doctor, Presence St. Joes Hospital Joliet, IL 2016-2017 Pain Management Fellow, Rush University Hospital Chicago, IL 2014-2015 Anesthesia Resident, John H. Stroger Jr. Hospital Chicago, IL
Medtronic Balloon Kyphoplasty Certification 2018-present Abbott Dorsal Root Ganglion Stimulation Certification 2018-present American Board of Interventional Pain Physicians Board Certification 2018-present American Board of Anesthesiology Pain Medicine Board Certification 2017-present American Board of Anesthesiology Board Certification 2016-present Kimberly Clark Cooled Radiofrequency Cadaver Workshop Chicago 2015-present Boston Scientific SCS Advanced Cadaver Workshop California 2014-present St. Judes Advanced Neuromodulation Course Illinois 2014-present Medtronic Pain Fellows Fundamentals of Implantable Therapies Illinois 2014-present Boston Scientific SCS Cadaver Workshop Illinois 2014-present WGN news - medical minute - spinal cord stimulation broadcast 2018 WGN radio -opiate epidemic interview 2017 Empathy Award Presence -St Joseph hospital 2016 Rush Pain Fellowship Graduate award 2015 Chief Resident of the Year Award CA-3 2014 Robert D. Dripps, M.D. Memorial A...

Farid F. Manshadi, MD, FAAPM&R Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Assoc. of NE IA

Waterloo, Iowa
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Physiatry Independent Medical Exams, Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Exams - Physiatry, industrial rehab, IMEs, musculoskeletal care, acupuncture, pain management, EMG/NCVs, spasticity management.

Stan Mathew, MD Stanley Mathew, MD PLLC

Cedar Rapdis, Iowa
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Physiatry Independent Medical Exams, Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Exams - Chronic Pain Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, Migraines, Post Laminectomy Syndrome, Neuropathy, Gait and Balance dysfunction, TBI, Spinal Cord Injury, Stroke, Chronic Neck and low Back Pain, Osteoarthritis , Rotator Cuff, Nerve, Bone and Muscle Specialist
Stanley Mathew, MD, has been an Attending Physician at St Luke's Hospital since October 2009. Dr. Mathew also serves as Chief Executive Officer of American Rehabilitation Medicine , PLLC. He was previously a Chief Resident in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at New York Medical College. Dr. Mathew has extensive experience in the fields of Internal medicine, Physical medicine and rehabilitation, pain management and electrodiagnostic medicine. Dr. Mathew holds board certifications in Physical medicine and Rehabilitation, Pain Medicine, with the American Board of Disability Analysts

Chad Domangue, MD Cypress Pointe Pain Management

Hammond, Louisiana
Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Exams, Neurology Independent Medical Exams - Interventional Pain Management Specialist / Neurologist

John H. Fairbanks, MD Fairbanks Orthopedics

Vidalia, Louisiana
Orthopedic Surgery Independent Medical Exams, Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Exams

Jonathan Thompson Cypress Pointe Pain Management

Hammond, Louisiana
Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Exams, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Physiatry Independent Medical Exams - Double-Board-Certified Interventional Spine & Pain Medicine, and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Martin Z. Kanner, MD, PA

Pikesville, Maryland
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Physiatry Independent Medical Exams, Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Exams

Philip J Marion, MD, MS, MPH Capital Medical Services

Takoma Park, Maryland
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Physiatry Independent Medical Exams, Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Exams - Disability evaluation, academic and professional experience in pain management, TBI, brain injury and SCI, physician life care planning, worker's compensation, file review, medical legal evaluations, utilization review and quality assessment, board certified in EMG, Clinical Professor George Washington University

Gary L Stanton, MD Gary Stanton, MD, PC

Concord, Massachusetts
Neurology Independent Medical Exams, Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Exams - Sleep Medicine, Clinical Neurophysiology (EMG, EEG), Medical Acupuncture
I have been in the full-time private practice of neurology continuously since completing a neurology residency and EMG fellowship in 1983 at Boston University. My active ABMS board certifications include neurology, pain medicine, sleep medicine, and clinical neurophysiology. Active non-ABMS board certifications include medical acupuncture, EMG, and EEG. My clinical practice is 1/3 general neurology, 1/3 pain medicine, and 1/3 sleep medicine. About 98% of my professional time is spent in direct patient care. This in part involves medical acupuncture, for which I have undergone specialized training, published medical literature, and lectured in domestic and international conferences. Since approximately 1985 and for several years thereafter I performed IMEs for the Department of Industrial Accidents of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. I have given legal depositions and have testified as an expert witness in court in cases involving industrial accidents, disability due to neur...

John S Schultz, MD Medical Rehabilitation Group, P.C.

Grand Blanc, Michigan
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Physiatry Independent Medical Exams, Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Exams - Spine disorders, musculoskeletal medicine, interventional spine, chronic pain, electrodiagnostic medicine, occupational injuries, disability evaluation, regenerative medicine, nerve injuries

Steven M. Wiener, MD Michigan Interventional Pain Associates

West Bloomfield, Michigan
Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Exams, Anesthesiology Independent Medical Exams - Interventional Pain Medicine

John B. Adams, DO Jackson Neurosurgery Clinic

Flowood, Mississippi
Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Exams - Interventional Pain Management

Robert H. Odell, Jr., MD, PhD Neuropathy & Pain Center of Las Vegas

Las Vegas, Nevada
Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Exams, Anesthesiology Independent Medical Exams - Low back pain, neck pain, personal injury, facet syndrome, discogenic disease, radiculopathy, RSD, CRPS, electromedicine, referred pain, neuropathic pain, lumbar decompression, interventional pain management, medication management, over billing in pain management, over utilization in pain management

Stephen S. Boyajian, D.O. Advanced Pain Consultants, PA

Voorhees, New Jersey
Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Exams - SEAK trained physician with 20 years experience performing IME's within the specialty of Interventional Pain Management. Full time clinical practice performing spinal diagnostic injections, therapeutic spinal injections, spinal cord stimulation trials and implants and targeted drug delivery trials and implants with intrathecal therapies.
Advanced Pain Consultants has been involved in research primarily focusing on the advanced pain technologies of spinal cord stimulation and intrathecal drug delivery. Our physicians were involved in the early discussions and meetings leading to setting forth the original guidelines for the specialty of Interventional Pain Medicine first published by the International Spine Intervention Society in 2004. Dr. Kenneth Rogers was one of the original contributors. Dr. Boyajian and Dr. Rogers have established a practice in southern New Jersey that enjoys a reputation of respect and excellence from patients and colleagues. This has been rewarded with regular recognition as Best Doctors by both Philadelphia and South Jersey Magazines.

Chinweike Izeogu, MD Advanced Pain & Rehab Consultants, PC

Irvington, New Jersey
Anesthesiology Independent Medical Exams, Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Exams - Diagnosing acute and chronic pain EMG/NCV Strong clinical judgment Regulatory compliance Pain Management expert Opioid Dosage calculation Strong presentation skills Seasoned in medical clinical procedures: Endoscopic Lumbar Discectomy, Spinal Cord Stimulation, Nerve Block Injections, Nerve Radiofrequency Ablation Physical assessments

Nathan Zemel, MD Newark Orthopedic and Neurologic Rehab

Newark, New Jersey
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Physiatry Independent Medical Exams, Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Exams - Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (Board Certified) and Pain Management (Certified), Manipulation Under Anesthesia (Certified) Medical Marijuana (Certified), Addiction Medicine (Certified), Trauma, Work Related Injuries, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Electrodiagnostic Testing, Non-Surgical Spine, Peripheral Joint, and Peripheral Nerve Injuries. Quick turnaround time for reports, record reviews, and IMEs.
Newark NJ, Vineland NJ, Clifton NJ, Elizabeth NJ, Freehold NJ, Hoboken NJ, Saddle Brook NJ, North Brunswick NJ, Glassboro NJ, Morristown NJ, Mount Laurel NJ, Lakewood NJ, Ventnor NJ, Cherry Hill NJ, Hamilton NJ NY Offices: Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan

Adam J Carinci University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

Rochester, New York
Anesthesiology Independent Medical Exams, Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Exams - Specialty Focus: IME, Disability Evaluation, Peer Review, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS), Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD), Nerve Injury, Pain Medicine, Opioids, Opioid Abuse, Opioid Overdose, Opioid Addiction, Standard of Care, Medical Necessity, Medical Fraud and Abuse. Education: B.S., Summa Cum Laude, Pace University; M.D., Johns Hopkins School of Medicine; Resident - Anesthesiology, Johns Hopkins Hospital; Fellow - Pain Medicine, MGH / Harvard Medical School.
Dr. Carinci is double-board certified in Anesthesia and in Pain Medicine with an active full time medical practice. Dr. Carinci is Chief of the Pain Management and Director of the Pain Treatment Center at the University of Rochester Medical Center and an Associate Professor at the University of Rochester School of Medicine. Expertise in all facets of musculoskeletal medicine with emphasis on spine, joint and extremity related pain conditions. Experience with IMEs for both plaintiff and defense involving workers compensation, motor vehicle accidents, personal injury and disability. Experience with AMA Guides, impairment ratings, MMI, restrictions, limitations. Office location with ability to travel as needed. Schedule appointment within 2 weeks, report production within 1 week, available for conferencing, deposition and trials. Fair, objective, comprehensive, evidence-based reports that thoroughly and directly address the specific questions being asked with clear assessments ...

Billy R. Carstens, DO, FAAPMR Advanced Pain Care (Southern Tier Medical, PLLC)

Wellsville, New York
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Physiatry Independent Medical Exams, Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Exams - IME's performed for no fault and liability cases with detailed reports. Dr. Carstens is board certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and has practiced interventional pain management for over 18 years. He has served as an attending physician at University of Rochester Medical School and at Jones Memorial Hospital in Wellsville, NY, where he was Medical Director of the Pain Management Program for 14 years. He specializes in spinal and skeletal pain management.

Nameer R Haider, MD, FAAPM&R, AQPM, DABPM Spinal & Skeletal Pain Medicine

Utica, New York
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Physiatry Independent Medical Exams, Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Exams - Dr. Haider has practiced Interventional Pain Management for over 20 years. He is a Diplomat of the American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation with a subspecialty Board Certification in Pain Medicine by both the American Board of Anesthesiology, and the American Board of Pain Medicine. He graduated with Honors from King Edward Medical University, completed a Surgical Internship at the East Carolina University School of Medicine, and Chief resident in PM&R at Northshore LIJ Health system.
Dr. Haider currently serves as the Chairman of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at Faxton-St. Lukes Healthcare in New York and the Fellowship Training Director for Interventional Pain Management at the Spinal & Skeletal Pain Institute. He is the past President of the New York State Society of Interventional Pain Physicians. Dr Haider has active surgical privileges at Georgetown University Medical Center and George Washington University Medical Center in Washington DC and is the past president of the New York State Society of Interventional Pain Physicians. He is a member of The North American Spine Society, American Academy of Pain Medicine, American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, World Institute of Pain, International Spinal Injection Society, American Medical Association, American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, North American Neuromodulation Society and American Association of Neurosurgeons. Dr. Haider has regularly presents research at many in...

Sunitha Polepalle, MD Mid Hudson Pain Management

Newburgh, New York
Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Exams, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Physiatry Independent Medical Exams - Interventional Pain Management. Specializing in pain procedures.
Have been performing thorough, detailed IME's for the past nineteen years. Able to schedule the patients and perform the reports in a timely manner. Very knowledgeable of the IME protocol. Triple boarded and Ivy League trained. Willing to travel to different locations. Also willing to add an additional office in a new location if needed. Available to testify. Reasonable fees. RESIDENCY: 1993-1996 Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, NY, NY INTERNSHIP: 1992-1993 Transitional Medicine Overlook Hospital, Summit, NY EDUCATION: 1988-1992 Doctor of Medicine, State Univ of New York at Stony Brook 1984-1988 Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering Columbia University, School of Engineering and Applied Science, NY, NY BOARD STATUS: Oct 2002-Oct 2022 Diplomat American Board of Anesthesiology, Subspecialty in Pain Medicine. Mar 2008-Mar 2018 Fellow of Interventional Pain Practi...

Thomas K. Carlton, III, MD The Rehab Center

Charlotte, North Carolina
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Physiatry Independent Medical Exams, Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Exams

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

Winston Salem, North Carolina
Neurosurgery Independent Medical Exams, Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Exams - Over 25 years experience performing IMEs for neurosurgery-related issues (brain, spine, and peripheral nerve injury). In addition to performing IMEs, Dr. Curling maintains an active clinical practice focused on the non-operative management of mild brain injury (concussion), in addition to interventional and non-interventional pain management modalities for treatment of neck and back pain, nerve injuries, and other painful conditions (e.g. CRPS).
Dr. Curling sees a high percentage of North Carolina worker's compensation cases, but also evaluates out of state and federal W/C, as well as private disability and personal injury cases. Referrals are received from adjusters, case managers, defense or plaintiff attorneys, other physicians, or upon direct recommendation/order of the NC Industrial Commission. In addition to IMEs, other related medicolegal services are available, including review of records, surgical opinions, additional opinion on ratings, fit for duty evaluations, and attorney consultation or testimony as needed. If requested following review of the IME report, Dr. Curling may be available to assist with further recommended studies and/or treatment. Although many patients enter the practice via an initial IME evaluation, which requires prepayment, coordinated scheduling, etc., Dr. Curling also offers quick scheduling and consultation (and typically continued management/treatment) for W/C patients referred within...

Peter Gemelli Coastal Rehabilitation Medicine Associates

Wilmington, North Carolina
Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Exams, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Physiatry Independent Medical Exams

Henry Lepore, MD Southeastern Medical, PA

Sunset Beach, North Carolina
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Physiatry Independent Medical Exams, Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Exams

Sami Moufawad, MD

Bedford, Ohio
Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Exams, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Physiatry Independent Medical Exams - Work related injuries Motor vehicle accidents Sports injuries Electrodiagnostic Medicine Interventional and Medical Pain Management Epidural Steroid Injections Facet nerve blocks and RFA Sympathetic blocks and RFA (Stellate, Lumbar and Celiac) Neuro Augmentation with Spinal Cord Stimulation Peripheral nerves blocks and ablation Peripheral Joints steroid injections and nerve ablation Acupuncture
Physical Medicine training with fellowship training in interventional pain management. Board certified in PM&R and Pain Medicine. Also Board Certified in Electrodiagnostic Medicine Medical Acupuncture

David P Russo, DO, MPH, MS Columbia Pain Management, PC

Hood River, Oregon
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Physiatry Independent Medical Exams, Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Exams - All aspects of disability evaluation and treatment, including causation Analysis and review of iatrogenic harm caused by treatment for chronic pain syndromes Analysis and review of mistaken attribution of liability related to treatment of chronic pain syndromes Peer Review

Mikhail Artamonov, M.D. Ph.D. MJA HealthCare Network

East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Exams, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Physiatry Independent Medical Exams - Life care Planning, Medico-Financial Summary, IREs-AMA Guides, Depositions, Expert Testimony, EMG/NCS, Work/Auto Injuries, Pain and Addiction Management, Back, Neck, Joints, RSD/CPRS, Fibromyalgia, Chronic Pain Syndrome, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Cognitive dysfunction due to previous Traumatic and non-traumatic brain injuries, chronic Lyme disease and co-infections, Second Opinion in Orthopedic Medicine and Physiatry, Alternative Medicine
Board Certified in 8 areas: Pain Management Addiction Medicine Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (Physiatry) Brain Injury Medicine Obesity Medicine Medical Ultrasound Functional and Regenerative Medicine Independent Medical Examiner, Certified Physician - Acupuncturist, Licensed Board eligible: Electrodiagnostic Medicine Sports Medicine Medical Acupuncture Residency in Temple University Pain Fellowship in Harvard Medical School Special Focus: Minimally Invasive Spinal Procedures Pain and Addiction Management including Opioid Management and Detoxification Alternative and Interventional Pain Management Minimally Invasive Spine and Joint Management Regenerative Medicine including Stem Cell and PRP Mild Traumatic Brain Injury including after whiplash injuries due to MVA Special Testing on-site including Brain Functional Assessment, Neurophysiological and Neuro-Psychological Batteries, Autonomic and Neuromusculoskeletal Assessment, Medical Infrared. Actively practicing physicia...

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

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

Richard S Kaplan Kaplan Rehab and EMG

Monroevile, Pennsylvania
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Physiatry Independent Medical Exams, Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Exams - 25+ years experience in comprehensive physical medicine/rehabilitation and pain management practice. Certified Life Care Planner with special expertise in catastrophic injuries and life expectancy calculation. Experienced in IME exams for work injuries, auto injuries, medical malpractice, disability, life care planning, and other issues related to musculosketal medicine, neurology, pain, disability, and physical impairment.
Certified Life Care Planner with expertise in catastrophic injuries and life expectancy assessment

Don A. Koenigsberg, DO

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Exams, Anesthesiology Independent Medical Exams - specialize in interventional pain management. Expertise in conditions of the spine including disc herniations, spinal stenosis, sciatica, etc. Also related conditions including CRPS are managed. I perform IMEs on injuries including Workman's Comp and Motor Vehicle Accidents, etc.

M. Bud Lateef, MD, CIME CONCENTRA

PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Physiatry Independent Medical Exams, Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Exams - Dr. Lateef is a Board Certified UPMC trained Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Physician with Fellowship training in Anesthesia Pain Management. He has been treating musculoskeletal and spinal conditions, chronic pain, amputation, TBI, SCI, and chronic rehabilitation conditions for over 14 years. He is well experienced with Independent Medical Exams, IRE, Narratives, Case Reviews, and Medical Opinions. He currently leads the Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation services for Concentra Pittsburgh.
- Certified Independent Medical Examiner (CIME) - fmr Division Chief, Pain Management for Premier Medical Associates (part of Highmark Blue Cross / Blue Shield & AHN).

Myron N. Senchyshak, DO Progressive Pain Care, P.C.

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Exams, Anesthesiology Independent Medical Exams - I am a board certified, fellowship-trained Pain Medicine physician and a practicing Anesthesiologist. I am very interested in comprehensive pain care and incorporate Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine into my practice as needed for a holistic approach. I also practice Acute Pain Medicine as an Anesthesiologist using ultrasound guided injections with the assistance of a peripheral nerve stimulator. I am interested in performing IME's, file reviews, and am available for consultations.
I have completed my Anesthesiology residency at the Cleveland Clinic Health System/Meridia Huron Hospital and my Comprehensive Pain Medicine Fellowship at The Ohio State University Medical Center.

Richard M Sobel, M.D. Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams, Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Exams - Chronic pain, PTSD, worker's comp, personal injury, medical malpractice, chronic opioid management, psychopharmacology, file review, IMEs. Board Certification in Psychiatry. Subspecialty Board Certification in Pain Medicine.
EXPERIENCE: My primary focus is on patient care, but I have had extensive experience working with worker's compensation attorneys on behalf of both patients and payors. This has included IMEs, depositions, trial appearances, and file reviews. LEADERSHIP: I currently serve on the Board of Directors and am Past President of the Greater Philadelphia Pain Society, a local chapter of the American Pain Society. CREDENTIALS: Harvard residency in Psychiatry. Board Certified in Psychiatry, subspecialty certification in Pain Medicine. COMMUNICATION/TEACHING: Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Jefferson Medical School, supervising residents for over 25 years, recipient of resident teaching award. Authored and co-authored several articles and one book chapter. Have lectured extensively on the management of depression and chronic pain to both large and small audiences. Have had training in public speaking, vocal training in classical singing. ORGANIZAT...

Todd P Joye, MD

Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina
Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Exams

Nancy Lembo, DO Carolina Spine & Sport Rehabilitation Specialists, P.A.

Summerville, South Carolina
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Physiatry Independent Medical Exams, Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Exams - Fellowship Trained Interventional Spine, Pain Medicine, and Sport Medicine. Board Certified, ABPMR, Sports Medicine, and Pain Medicine
Board Certified, Sports Medicine

Anna-Louise O. Molette Southern Pain Institute

Smyrna , Tennessee
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Physiatry Independent Medical Exams, Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Exams

Jerry Smith, MD Siskin Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Chattanooga, Tennessee
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Physiatry Independent Medical Exams, Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Exams - Evaluation of Permanent Impairment (4th, 5th & 6th edition) Acute & Chronic Pain Management,

Adeel Haq Pain Management of North Dallas

Frisco, Texas
Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Exams, Emergency Medicine Independent Medical Exams - Unique combination of Residency/Fellowship trained Board Certified in Pain medicine and Emergency medicine Extensive experience in IMEs, Expert Witness, Medical Peer Reviews, R and N of care, Cost analysis

Aaron M. Levine, MD

Houston, Texas
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Physiatry Independent Medical Exams, Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Exams - Musculoskeletal, Neurological Disorders

Hector A Miranda-Grajales, MD Medical Injury Rehabilitation Specialists

Austin, Texas
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Physiatry Independent Medical Exams, Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Exams - At Medical Injury Rehabilitation Specialists we perform IMEs and author Life Care Plans that are tailored to be defensible in court by Dr. Miranda-Grajales, who has had extensive training by SEAK on how to successfully defend an IME/LCP in trial.
Dr. Hector Miranda-Grajales is double boarded in PM&R/Interventional Pain Management. He is also a Certified Life Care Planner (CLCP). He is fluent in English/Spanish. He does EMGs/NCS, lumbar and cervical epidurals, radiofrequency ablations, medial nerve branch blocks, spinal cord stimulators, and pumps for chronic pain management. He has experience with workers compensation claims, slip and falls, auto accident claims, peer reviews, and medical malpractice claims. He is skillful at determining causality of mechanism of injury and its correlation to the claimant's clinical presentation. He performs IMEs in Texas; he is licensed in Texas and Florida.

George M Baylor, MD Blue Ridge Pain Management

Salem, Virginia
Anesthesiology Independent Medical Exams, Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Exams

Nadeem A Khan, MD PM& R Interventional Pain & Spine Specialists

Chester, Virginia
Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Exams, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Physiatry Independent Medical Exams - Experienced in Independent Medical Evaluation, Second opinions and chart reviews.
I perform IME exams in my office on Saturday mornings. I review records and have report back in 2 weeks.

Akhtar Purvez, M.D. Pain & Spine Center of Charlottesville

Charlottesville, Virginia
Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Exams - Interventional Pain Management, Sports Medicine, Workmans Compensation Cases, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Orthopedic-Non Surgical, Disability Evaluation, Neurology, Physical Medicine and Rehab. Extensive experience in Independent Medical Evaluation, Second opinions and chart reviews.
Dr. Purvez is a highly qualified and experienced interventional pain physician who trained in Head & Neck Surgery in India, in Anesthesiology at Boston University and in Pain Medicine at the University of Virginia. Dr. Purvez is certified by the American Board of Pain Medicine, the American Board of Anesthesiology in Pain Medicine, and the American Board of Disability Analysts. He has been in pain practice since 2002. He has been a member of American Society of Interventional Pain Physician (ASIPP), Spine Intervention Society (SIS) , American Medical association (AMA) and American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain medicine (ASRA). He has authored numerous articles and a book chapter on pain in American College of Physicians (ACP) Manual of Critical Care. His new book ' Chronic Pain Management in an Age of Addiction' is set to release in October 2018 and is available for pre-order. He has more than fifteen years of experience as an expert witness in Interventional pain man...

Dev Sen, MD Mid-Atlantic Spine

Fredericksburg, Virginia
Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Exams, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Physiatry Independent Medical Exams - Independent Medical Exams, Musculoskeletal Disorders, Neuromuscular Disorders, Sports Medicine, Disability Evaluation, Spine Care, Non-Surgical Orthopedics, Low Back Pain, Neck Pain, Electrodiagnostic Medicine, Pain Medicine-Management

Jitendra K Baruah, MD

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Neurology Independent Medical Exams, Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Exams - Board Certified in Neurology (ABPN), Subspecialty Board Diplomate in Pain Medicine (ABPN), Subspecialty Board Diplomate in Vascular Medicine (ABPN), Diplomate of American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine (ABEM), American Board of Psychiatry Neurology (ABPN), United Council of Neurological Subspecialties (UCNS)

sean mackenzie

KRONENWETTER, Wisconsin
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Physiatry Independent Medical Exams, Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Exams - Acute and chronic pain Motor Vehicle Accidents Personal Injury EMG Interventional pain
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