Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Examiners

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, Pain Management - Medicine - 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

Paul Lynch, MD

Scottsdale, Arizona
Anesthesiology, Pain Management - Medicine - Pain Management/Medicine, Interventional Pain Management, Back Pain, Neck Pain, Nerve Blocks, Intrathecal Pumps, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Spinal Cord Stimulation, Spinal Injections, Epidural, Cervical Injections, Radiofrequency, Medication Errors, Narcotic Prescriptions and Overdose, opioids
Dr. Paul Lynch is a double board-certified and Fellowship-trained interventional pain physician who has dedicated his life to the eradication of pain for his patients. He’s very passionate about diagnosing the most complex pain conditions and treating those patients with cutting-edge and innovative therapies, like spinal cord stimulation. Dr. Lynch completed a surgical internship at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City, then when on to complete a residency in Anesthesiology at New York University and then completed his pain management fellowship at Texas Tech University. Dr. Lynch was previously an Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and currently serves as Clinical Assistant Professor at University of Arizona. In addition to his education, Dr. Lynch is also a member of several professional societies including the American Medical Association, American Society of Anesthesiologist and The North American Neuromodulation Society. Since 2007...

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

Tucson, Arizona
Psychiatry, Pain Management - Medicine - 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 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, sub-specialty certification in Pain Medicine. COMMUNICATION/TEACHING: Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the Sidney Kimmel Medical School of Thomas Jefferson University, supervising residents for over 34 years, recipient of Resident Teaching Award and Dean's Award for Excellence in Education . 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. ORGANIZATION: I manage a large solo practice u...

Michael A. Steingart, DO Steingart Orthopedics

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

Kevin J Cebula, DDS Pasadena Orofacial Pain Associates

Pasadena, California
Dentistry, Pain Management - Medicine - OROFACIAL PAIN SPECIALIST - Specializing in the management of TMJ dysfunction, obstructive sleep apnea, headache, chronic dental pain, and other pain disorders of the head and neck region. Expert witness for cases involving TMJ injuries, and dental malpractice cases involving over-treatment of TMJ disorders, iatrogenic nerve damage, failure to treat chronic dental pain, and standard of care issues pertaining to dental sleep medicine.
Diplomate of the American Board of Orofacial Pain Fellow of the American Academy of Orofacial Pain. Subject Matter Expert for the California Dental Board

Hamilton Chen, MD, QME, CIME

Riverside, California
Pain Management - Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Physiatry - Dr. Hamilton Chen is board certified by the American Board of Independent Medical Examiners. Dr. Chen is also board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Pain Medicine. Dr. Chen has extensive experience with medical and interventional pain management, neuromodulation including spinal cord stimulation, peripheral nerve stimulation, and intrathecal pumps.
Dr. Chen currently practices full time in private practice in the Inland Empire in Southern California. He is active in treating patients with musculoskeletal injuries, spine injuries, joint injuries, auto accidents, nerve injuries, chronic pain syndromes, neck pain, back pain, joint pain, and nerve pain. He routinely performs disability & independent medical evaluations and uses the AMA Guides for rating impairment. Dr. Chen is an Assistant Professor at Western University of Heath Sciences, and has taught trainees at all levels and continues to be active in the education of medical students and trainees. Dr. Chen is dedicated to clinical research and the advancement of the field of Pain Medicine. He has presented at multiple national conferences, including Association of Academic Physiatrists, American Academy of Pain Medicine, American Pain Society, and American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. His works have also been accepted for publication in various ...


Encino, California
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Physiatry, Pain Management - Medicine - I'm double boarded in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Pain Medicine. My practice focus is on interventional pain management and electrodiagnostic testing (EMG/NCV). For the past several years I have been performing peer reviews, utilization reviews and IME for SD and LTD. I travel frequently to the states I am licensed in to perform IME.

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

Pasadena, California
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - 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...

Mikiko Murakami, DO Bay Area Pain Rehab, PC

Campbell, California
Pain Management - Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Physiatry - Spinal cord injury, Low back pain, Neck pain, Shoulder rotator cuff, Knee, Hip, Fracture, Amputation, Arthritis, Laceration, Headache, Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), Motor Vehicle Accident, Construction Accident, Crush Injury, Medical Malpractice, Forklift, Cumulative trauma
I am a Qualified Medical Examiner (QME) in California and also perform Agreed Medical Evaluations (AME's) and Independent Medial Evaluations (IME's). On the federal level, I serve as an Expert Witness. Education: DO, Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine (Vallejo, CA); PM&R Residency, Mount Sinai Hospital (NY, NY); Pain Medicine Fellowship, UCSD (San Diego, CA); Preliminary Internship, Alameda County Medical Center (Oakland, CA)

Jacob A. Rosenberg, MD IPM A Medical Corporation

Walnut Creek, California
Pain Management - Medicine

Alan C. Roth, MD, JD

Walnut Creek, California
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Physiatry, Pain Management - Medicine - Non-operative musculoskeletal and spine medicine. Spinal procedures including epidural injections of the SI joints, cervical, thoracic, and lumbar-sacrum, Facet injections, radiofrequency ablation procedures for posterior spinal pain, sympathetic blocks. Evaluation of Carpal tunnel syndrome, nerve injuries, arthritis, rehabilitation after a variety of injuries and illnesses, chronic repetitive trauma, and RSD/CRPS.
Residency and training: Temple University PMR Residency, Orthopedic fellowship through Mt. Sinai University, JD at JFK University. Certifications: MD, JD, Triple Board Certified in Legal Medicine, PM&R, Electrodiagnostic Medicine (EMG/NCV) QME, IME, AME, SIME (Alaska), using 5th and 6th edition AMA guides, file reviews, examinations for work-related and nonindustrial evaluations. I have been working in California since I finished my physical medicine and rehabilitation residency at Temple University, which followed an orthopedic fellowship. My practice included extensive occupational and musculoskeletal medicine and neurological evaluations and treatment. I have passed the bar after graduation from law school, but do not practice law.

Glenna Tolbert, MD Tolbert Rehabilitation

Beverly Hills, California
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Physiatry, Pain Management - Medicine - Spinal Cord Medicine, Independent Medical Exam, Life Care Planning, Orthopedics - Nonsurgical

Shawn Uraine, M.D.

Loma Linda, California
Pain Management - Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Physiatry - Spinal cord stimulator, opioid, facet, epidural, pill mill, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, CRPS, opioid overdose, radiofrequency ablation, spinal cord injury, neuromodulation, fluoroscopy, platelet rich plasma, PRP, whiplash, sacroiliac joint, low back pain, neck pain.
Double-board certified physician (physical medicine & rehabilitation and pain medicine). Full-time clinical practice. Assistant professor, Loma Linda University School of Medicine. Experienced expert witness and independent medical examiner – has reviewed over one hundred cases and testified at deposition on numerous occasions.


Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Physiatry, Pain Management - Medicine - SPORTS MEDICINE OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE PERSONAL INJURY

Eric Mehlberg Cps

Golden, Colorado
Anesthesiology, Pain Management - Medicine - Personal Injury, Interventional pain (spinal cord stimulators, epidurals [TFESI and ILESI], facet blocks, radiofrequency ablation, neuromodulation, sympathetic blocks), Opioid Dependence, DEA compliance, Opioid Tapering Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Post-Surgical Pain

Roshni N Patel, MD RNP Medical

West Hartford, Connecticut
Pain Management - Medicine, Brain Injury Medicine - 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.

Ramon Cuevas-Trisan, MD PMRPB Corp

Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Physiatry, Pain Management - Medicine - Pain, Pain Management, pain medicine, narcotics, opioids, chronic pain, disability, IME, Physical Medicine & Rehab, Life Care Plans, neuromusculoskeletal conditions, review of records, second opinions, EMG, Botulinum Toxins, Complex Regional Pain, Back & Neck Pain, herniated disc
Dr. Cuevas has over 20 years of experience and is Board Certified in the fields of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Pain Management/Medicine. He has a background in Biomedical Engineering (BSE at Tulane University in 1988) and completed his PM&R Residency Training at the university of California Los Angeles (UCLA) where he served as Chief Resident during his last year. He has extensive experience in the private, academic, and federal systems of healthcare. He has been director of a PM&R Residency Training Program, Director of a PM&R and Pain Management department for over 15 years and is now director of Education & Reserach at a large metropolitan VA healthcare system. He maintains an active clinical practice and is heavily involved in academia and research. He has experience evaluating and treating a vast array of neuromusculoskeletal conditions and recently punlished a textbook on painful conditions affecting the upper limb (neck/arm/hand). He is frequently invited to le...

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

Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
Neurology, Pain Management - Medicine - 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, Pain Management - Medicine - 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

Asma Syed, MD Mid Florida Physical Medicine, PA

Wesley Chapel, Florida
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Physiatry, Pain Management - Medicine - 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 * 15+ Years IME Experience

Aashish Bharara Perimeter Orthopaedics

Atlanta, Georgia
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Physiatry, Pain Management - Medicine - Interventional pain and spine

Carlos J. Giron, MD Pain Institute of Georgia

Macon, Georgia
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - 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, Pain Management - Medicine

Vijay Thillainathan Axis Spine and Pain Center

Warner Robins, Georgia
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Interventional Pain Management, CRPS, Headaches, lumbar radiculopathy, cervical radiculopathy, trauma / burn injuries, axial cervical spine and lumbar spine pain, spinal cord stimulation trials and implants, cervical and lumbar radio frequency ablation

Chandresh Viradia, MD, MBA AXIS Spine & Pain

MACON, Georgia
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Acute and chronic spinal injury Complex Regional Pain Syndrome / RSD Discogenic pain Atypical facial pain Migraines SI joint Radiofrequency

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

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

Satish Dasari, MD Midwest Interventional Spine Specialists

Munster, Indiana
Pain Management - Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery

Stan Mathew, MD Stanley Mathew, MD PLLC

Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Physiatry, Pain Management - Medicine - 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

c. Lan Fotopoulos, M.D. Dickson-Diveley Orthopaedics

Leawood, Kansas
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Physiatry, Pain Management - Medicine - Dr. Fotopoulos is an interventional physiatrist specializing in minimally invasive and interventional procedures for back, neck, hip, shoulder and knee pain.
I am fluent in Greek and can communicate in basic Italian, Russian, Spanish and Arabic. 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.

Eva L Henry, MD Neurology Specialists

Wichita, Kansas
Neurology, Pain Management - Medicine

Chad Domangue, MD Cypress Pointe Pain Management

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

John H. Fairbanks, MD Fairbanks Orthopedics

Vidalia, Louisiana
Orthopedic Surgery, Pain Management - Medicine

Jonathan D. Thompson, MD Thompson Medical Group, LLC

Hammond, Louisiana
Pain Management - Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Physiatry - Double-Board-Certified Interventional Spine & Pain Medicine Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
SMO/IME: $3,200 • Fee includes up to 2 ½ inches of record review, examination, and report. • Upon receipt of all records, a list of questions to be addressed by the doctor in the report, ALL imaging/discs for the reports provided, and payment, an appointment will be scheduled at minimum two weeks from the date of receipt. If any items, including imaging, aren’t received prior to scheduling, the scheduled SMO/IME will have to be rescheduled and will follow the CANCELLATION/RESCHEDULE policy below. • Additional records exceeding 2 ½ inches= $640 per ½ inch. • Additional video/surveillance reports to be reviewed: $500 per video/report • We are unable to determine the amount of time that will be needed for the physician to review the records and generate a report. If an excessive amount of time is spent on the review, an extra fee may be charged following completion. • Records that have a time span exceeding 4 years will require an additional fee. We will need to review the records t...

Martin Z. Kanner, MD, PA

Pikesville, Maryland
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Physiatry, Pain Management - Medicine

Mark A. Young, MD, MBA, FACP Mark A. Young MD, FACP

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Physiatry, Pain Management - Medicine - For 31+ years, Dr. Young has dedicated his practice to complex neurol & musculoskeletal disorders. Highly experienced in: Disability Evaluations, IME's, Vocational Rehabilitation, Life Care Planning, Personal Injury, Chart Reviews , Expert Witness activity, Report Writing. Expertise: PM&R, Neurological Rehab, MSK, Pain, Addictions & Integrative Medicine As a published author with formidable academic background, Dr. Young combines quality expertise with professionalism & customer service
Dr. Young combines quality expertise with professionalism & a high commitment to customer service. An experienced academic & writer & international lecturer, Dr Young has published multiple scientific articles in a diverse and prestigious array of medical journals. Dr. Young has published several medical books. Superb writing and oratorical skill with a commitment to quality, timely and user-friendly service. Extensive career background in Vocational rehabilitation, Disability Evaluation, Chart review and medicolegal advocacy & expert opinion.

Gary L Stanton, MD Gary Stanton, MD, PC

Concord, Massachusetts
Neurology, Pain Management - Medicine - 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, Pain Management - Medicine - 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, Anesthesiology - Interventional Pain Medicine

Jack E. Hubbard, MD, PhD IME, Inc

Plymouth, Minnesota
Neurology, Pain Management - Medicine
multiple publications in both medical and medical-legal journals Co-author of three volume set in the ABA Medical Legal Guides series published by the American Bar Association titled Head Trauma and Brain Injury for Lawyers, The Spine for Lawyers, and Clinical Anatomy for Lawyers Co-author of Anatomy and Physiology for Legal Professionals

John C. Lucio, DO Mid America Labs, Inc

Jefferson City, Missouri
Pain Management - Medicine, Integrative Medicine - Over 10 years of extensive experience in performing Independent Medical Evaluations. Main area of focus Pain Management and musculoskeletal injuries.Trained and certified by the ABIME in the AMA guidelines 6th edition
Board-certified in Integrative Medicine by the University of Arizona Over 10 years experience as a certified Medical Review Officer

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

Voorhees, New Jersey
Pain Management - Medicine - 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. Boyajian has 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.

Nathan Zemel, MD Newark Orthopedic and Neurologic Rehab

Newark, New Jersey
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Physiatry, Pain Management - Medicine - 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, MD, MBA University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

Rochester, New York
Anesthesiology, Pain Management - Medicine - Specialty Focus: CRPS, RSD, IME, Disability Evaluation, NY-WC, MVA, Peer Review, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, 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 ...

Joseph Hadi, MD Joseph Hadi MD, PLLC

Brooklyn, New York
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Physiatry, Pain Management - Medicine - I'm double boarded in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Pain Medicine. My practice focus is on interventional pain management and electrodiagnostic testing (EMG/NCV). For the past several years I have been performing peer reviews, utilization reviews and IME for SD and LTD. I travel frequently to the states I am licensed in to perform IME.

Michael D. Leibowitz, M.D., C.M.D. Advanced Pain Medicine and Rehabilitation, P.C.

Roslyn Heights, New York
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Physiatry, Pain Management - Medicine - Board Certified Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. Board Certified, American Board of Pain Medicine. Performs all IME's including LIABILTY IME's, No Fault IME's, etc. Second Opinions. Expertise in: Musculoskeletal/Orthopedic/Neurological & Spine Injuries & Diseases, Pain Medicine, RSD, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, CRPS, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Catastrophic Injuries, Traumatic Brain Injuries, Spinal Cord Injuries, etc. Disability Determinations. Effective Expert Testimony.
Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Board Certified, American Board of Pain Medicine. Certified Medical Director, American Board of Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine. In addition, Expertise in Amputations, Personal Injury, Whiplash/ Cervical Injuries, Low Back Pain, Soft Tissue Injuries, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Slip and Fall Accidents, Work/Occupational Injuries, etc. Performs IME's, peer reviews, file reviews, pre-authorizations, disability exams, disability file reviews & reports-LTD & STD, Physical Therapy Reviews, Chiropractic Reviews, Medical Malpractice, & Litigation Support Services. Excellent IME's and excellent reports. Experienced and Effective in providing Trial Testimony. Excellent education, training, and experience. I have served as an Attending Physician at Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation and concurrently I have served on the faculty of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey- New Jersey Medical School. I am current...

Mike M. Pappas

Astoria, New York
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Physiatry, Pain Management - Medicine - Physical medicine and Rehabilitation, Pain management, Pharmaceutical Reviews, Disability exams, Peer Reviews, Electrodiagnostic testing, Medical Necessity reviews
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Pain Management. Dr. Pappas has been practicing in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation/Pain Management for over 15 years. He is a diplomat of the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He is on staff at Mount Sinai Medical Center as a Clinical Instructor. He completed his residency at Columbia/Cornell New York Presbyterian Hospital where he served as chief resident. He is an expert in Musculoskeletal Injuries including injuries of the Cervical and Lumbar spine, Shoulder and Knee injuries, Chronic Pain Syndromes, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome. He has extensive experience in performing IME’s, Disability exams, Disability reviews, Pharmaceutical Reviews, File Reviews ,STD, LTD, Peer Reviews. Excellent reports. Also on staff at multiple Skilled Nursing Facilities overseeing the care of TBI’s, Spinal cord injuries, Amputations, Joint Replacements, Burns, Wound Care.

Sunitha Polepalle, MD Mid Hudson Pain Management

Newburgh, New York
Pain Management - Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Physiatry - 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...

Alvin K Antony, MD Carolina Sports and Spine, PA

Raleigh, North Carolina
Pain Management - Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Physiatry - Our team has completed over 200 IME at our 3 locations. We specialize in musculoskeletal issues and pain management issues surrounding the body and spine.

Thomas K. Carlton, III, MD The Rehab Center

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

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

Winston Salem, North Carolina
Neurosurgery, Pain Management - Medicine - Over 30 years' experience performing IMEs for neurosurgical-related issues (brain, spine, and peripheral nerve injury). In addition to performing IMEs, Dr. Curling maintains an active clinical practice focused on the evaluation and non-operative management of mild brain injury (concussion, headache, post concussive syndrome), in addition to providing both interventional and non-interventional 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. IME scheduling requires receipt of at least a brief synopsis of the case, though review of all records is not necessary before scheduling. If Dr. Curling feels that he can assist with the case, the client/patient can usually be scheduled to be seen in the office within 3 weeks following receipt of prepayment and records. All medicolegal cases are reviewed and evaluated only by Dr. Curling (i.e., no mid...


GREENSBORO, North Carolina
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Physiatry, Pain Management - Medicine - Detailed and prompt reports. Joint and spine pain conditions Occipital neuralgia Mild TBIs

Alicia L Warlick, MD

Raleigh, North Carolina
Anesthesiology, Pain Management - Medicine - I am a board certified Anesthesiologist and i have over 20 years experience as well as a sub specialty in Acute Pain Medicine and nerve blocks (orthopedic surgery). I am a chief of my service in a large system including level one Trauma Center. I have decades of past and current experience in orthopedic trauma.
I have the unique experience in both operating room settings: Academics (university setting) and in private practice. These two settings can be very different due to educational and supervision needs (resident physicians and crnas).

Sami Moufawad, MD

Bedford, Ohio
Pain Management - Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Physiatry - Active Interventional and Medical Practice in all Areas of Pain management and musculoskeletal including injections, Radiofrequency Ablation, Spinal and Peripheral Stim Expert Witness and Chart Reviews in the fields of: Work related injuries Motor vehicle accidents Sports related injuries Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) aka (RSD) Medications Appropriateness. Impairment rating evaluation based on the 5TH and 6Th Ed of the AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment.
Performing IME and Chart reviews for Expert opinion on behalf of Plaintiffs and Defendants with equal amount on each side. Trained and Practicing Impairment rating evaluation based on the FIFTH and SIXTH Edition of the AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment. Physical Medicine training with fellowship training in interventional pain management. Board certified in PM&R and Pain Medicine. Board Certified in Electrodiagnostic Medicine Medical Acupuncture

Aarti Singla, MD, MBA, FAAPMR, CIME

Cincinnati, Ohio
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Physiatry, Pain Management - Medicine - Spine injury, Back Pain, Sciatica, Nerve blocks, Radiculopathy, Spondylosis, Spinal Stenosis, Chronic Pain, Neuropathy, non-surgical orthopedic care, regenerative medicine, herniated discs
Dr. Singla is a dual Board-Certified Johns Hopkins Trained Physiatrist (ABPMR) specializing in interventional pain management, non-surgical orthopedic care, and chronic pain management. She is Board-Certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Pain Medicine (ABPMR), and a Certified Independent Medical Examiner (ABIME). She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and completed an ACGME- Accredited Fellowship in Pain Medicine. Additional Certifications include: Regenerative Competency by American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians and Certified Independent Medical Examiner Active licenses in Ohio and Kentucky. 10+ years in practice in multiple settings including: outpatient private practice and inpatient hospital practice. Areas of expertise include: Spine injury, Back Pain, Sciatica, Nerve blocks, Radiculopathy, Spondylosis, Spinal Stenosis, Chronic Pain, Neuropathy, Non-surgical orthopedic care, Regenerative medicine, and Herniated disc...

Howard Grattan, MD

Sandy, Oregon
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Physiatry, Pain Management - Medicine

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

Hood River, Oregon
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Physiatry, Pain Management - Medicine - 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, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Physiatry - 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...

James F Bonner, MD

Chester, Pennsylvania
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Physiatry, Pain Management - Medicine

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

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

Philip Kim Center for Interventional Pain & Spine

Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Dr. Kim is highly recognized for his specialty in neuromodulation therapies and intrathecal drug delivery systems. Dr. Kim is passionate about interventional approaches to pain management and increasing the quality of life for his patients. He is committed to offering patients options when they feel they have exhausted many of them.

Don A. Koenigsberg

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - 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.

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.

Pradeep Chopra, MD Center for Complex Conditions

Pawtucket, Rhode Island
Pain Management - Medicine - Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, CRPS formerly known as RSD or Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy. Pain medicine. Complex conditions related to pain and associated issues. I teach, study and treat pain from trauma
National speaker on Complex Regional Pain syndrome with multiple awards. I have been studying, teaching and treating CRPS for over 22 years now. Extensive experience with IME's, depositions for CRPS I also specialize in Ehlers Danlos Syndrome and its associated complications such as POTS, Mast Cell Activation Syndrome. This condition may also be associated with CRPS

Gisele Girault Pain Medicine Specialists

Fort Mill, South Carolina
Pain Management - Medicine, Anesthesiology - Dr. Gisele Girault is an anesthesiologist, with Board Certifications in Anesthesia, Pain Medicine and Addiction Medicine. She is a Certified Independent Medical Examiner, proficient in the AMA Guides to Permanent Impairment Fifth and Sixth editions. Dr. Girault has performed impairment ratings, Workers’ Compensation physical exams, Consultations and evaluations for medical necessity for interventional procedures such as Spinal Cord Stimulators and Radiofrequency Ablation.

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

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

Jerry Smith, MD Siskin Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Chattanooga, Tennessee
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Physiatry, Pain Management - Medicine - An expert in musculoskeletal and nervous system impairment ratings. His vast experience in the workers’ compensation arena has provided him the ability to review complicated impairment ratings, keep up-to-date on the latest editions of the impairment rating guides, and translate that information into a comprehensive and accessible report.
Dr. Smith is board certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation by the American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and board certified in Pain Medicine by the American Board of Pain Medicine. He has advanced training in the 4th, 5th, and 6th editions of the AMA Guides as well as pain management (acute and chronic) and traumatic brain injury. He is a Fellow in the American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation.

Aaron M. Levine, MD

Houston, Texas
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Physiatry, Pain Management - Medicine - Musculoskeletal, Neurological Disorders
License Texas, Michigan, Reviewer Florida

Hector A Miranda-Grajales, MD Medical Injury Rehabilitation Specialists

Austin, Texas
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Physiatry, Pain Management - Medicine - 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.

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

Charlottesville, Virginia
Pain Management - Medicine - 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...

Jason G. Attaman, DO, FAAPMR Dr. Atttaman, PLLC

Bellevue, Washington
Pain Management - Medicine, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Physiatry - Complex spine, joint and nerve pain injury diagnosis/treatment after MVA/industrial injuries. No pain syndrome too complex. I have very effective treatments for whiplash and spinal injuries after MVA and industrial accidents. Interventional Pain Management: radiofrequency ablation, epidurals, nerve blocks. Orthobiologics: Regenexx platelet rich plasma (PRP), bone marrow concentrate (BMC) stem cell, and alpha 2 macroglobulin (A2M) injections for ligament, tendon, and joint injuries.
Dr. Attaman is in active clinical practice. The majority of his work involves active clinical care of patients. He is ACGME fellowship trained and ABMS board certified in Pain Medicine. He is ACGME residency trained and ABMS board certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. Seattle Met “Top Doc” in Pain Medicine for 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021. Seattle Magazine “Top Doc” in Pain Medicine for 2019. He is the only Pain Medicine doctor to receive the Top Doc award from both magazines in 2019. He is expert at diagnosing and treating every form of pain, ranging from common back pain to face pain to cancer pain. He uses pain reducing injections and procedures to combat difficult to treat pain conditions. He sees many patients suffering from post traumatic pain issues such as motor vehicle accidents and industrial injuries. ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS Clinical Assistant Professor, Pacif...

Jitendra K Baruah, MD

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Neurology, Pain Management - Medicine - 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)
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