Spinal Medicine Independent Medical Examiner Listings

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

William H. Dillin, MD Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic

Los Angeles, California
Spinal Medicine Independent Medical Exams, Orthopedic Surgery Independent Medical Exams
William Dillin, M.D. completed the Neurosurgery and Orthopaedic Spinal Surgery Fellowship at Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia in July 1985. His practice is devoted exclusively to spine surgery and spine medicine with attendant procedures. Since, July 1985, he has served as a spine consultant the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic. Dr. Dillin has been an associate at the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic since July 1986. He is a co-founder of the Kerlan-Jobe Spine Center, a multidisciplinary center of excellence dedicated to spine diseases. Dr. Dillin’ s interests include the full therapeutic and diagnostic range of spine medicine: minimally invasive, least invasive and maximally invasive spine operations and the array of non-surgical invasive procedures directed at spinal pain. Dr. Dillin evaluates patients at the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic in Orange County and the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic in Los Angeles.

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

Thousand Oaks, California
Spinal Medicine Independent Medical Exams, Orthopedic Surgery Independent Medical Exams - Board Certified, fellowship trained orthopedic spine surgeon with experience in complex deformity surgery, revision spine surgery, minimally invasive spine surgery, cervical disc replacement, fusion surgery, and non-surgical care of neck and back pain.
Over 20 years experience performing medico-legal evaluations, including hundreds of AMEs, QMEs, IMEs, and chart reviews. Extensive experience in providing objective expert testimony regarding appropriateness of care, substantiated by evidence based medicine. Diplomate American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons; Fellow American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons; Qualified Medical Evaluator (QME) State of California; Director of Spine Fellowship, Southern California Orthopedic Institute.

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

San Francisco, California
Orthopedic Surgery Independent Medical Exams, Spinal Medicine Independent Medical Exams

Fred V. Orcutt,, M.D.

Mission Viejo, California
Orthopedic Surgery Independent Medical Exams, Spinal Medicine Independent Medical Exams - Fellowship training in spinal surgery. Additional training in the diagnosis, surgery, and rehabilitative management of spinal cord injuries of all levels and severity. Experience with surgical management of poly trauma at university hospitals. Experience with the diagnosis and surgical treatment of primary and metastatic cancers of the spine. Extensive experience in performing medical-legal evaluations of complex pathology.
After my retirement from an active practice as an academic orthopaedic trauma and spinal surgeon in 2002, I began performing California Workers' Compensation AME's and QME's. This experience has given me considerable experience in performing Longshore & Harbor, Defense Base Act, and other IME's. The IME's that I now perform draw from this extensive experience. During my career, I have acquired experience in general orthopaedics as my interest in spine became the center of my practice. As an academic surgeon, my duties included working with poly trauma. My interest in spinal surgery included treatment of all spinal problems including trauma, malignancy, and degenerative processes. After extensive training during a spinal surgery fellowship I have experience in all aspects of spinal pathology. I have also had a year's training in the diagnosis, surgery, and rehabilitation of spinal cord injured patients whose pathology ranges from complete ventilator dependent quadriplegia to...

Jeffrey Schiffman, MD

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

Michael Firestone, MD Radiology Associates of Hartford and University of Connecticut

Avon, Connecticut
Radiology Independent Medical Exams, Spinal Medicine Independent Medical Exams - neuroradiology, spinal imaging, musculoskeletal radiology, orthopedic radiology, head and neck imaging, oncologic imaging, MRI, CT, sonography, nuclear medicine, sports medicine, gynecologic oncologic imaging, general diagnostic radiology, emergency radiology, body imaging, body CT scan, body MRI imaging, radiography, cardiac SPECT imaging, ENT radiology,
• Tulane medical school graduate • Residency Mount Sinai Hospital, NYC • Fellowship University of Rochester in neuroradiology, orthopedic radiology and body imaging specializing in MRI interpretation • Chairman of radiology Little Falls Hospital, Little Falls NY and member of St Lawrence Radiology Associates • Member and Partner Radiology Associates of Hartford- Current Vice President • Vice chairman radiology St. Francis Hospital, Hartford, CT • Assistant Professor of radiology University of Connecticut • Additional expertise Head and neck imaging, sports medicine, oncologic imaging including CT, MRI and sonography, emergency radiology, general diagnostic radiology

Camille G. Salame, BS, MS, MD Neurosurgery

Norwich, Connecticut
Neurosurgery Independent Medical Exams, Spinal Medicine Independent Medical Exams
My patients are essentially adult men and women with degenerative, traumatic, congenital and oncologic (as in cancer related) spine and musculo-spinal pathologies. For many years I have evaluated WC injuries, traffic and sport injuries. My services include conservative and surgical treatments, prompt IME reports, disability ratings using AMA guidelines, medical reviews and deposition conferences. My focus when working as a spine/neurosurgical expert is to read, analyze, respond to questions and give as much as possible an objective evaluation without favoring one party over another. Office staff is easy to work with and knowledgeable in facilitating work flow. I have attended SEAK training in November 2017.

Bikash Bose, MD Neurosurgery Consultants, PA

Newark, Delaware
Neurosurgery Independent Medical Exams, Spinal Medicine Independent Medical Exams

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

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

Matthew R Moore, MD, FAANS, FACS Florida Neurosurgical Experts

Lighthouse Point, Florida
Neurosurgery Independent Medical Exams, Spinal Medicine Independent Medical Exams - Cervical, thoracic, lumbar injuries, legitimate need for surgeries, brain trauma and surgeries, neurological deficits after accidents

Robert C Nucci Nucci Medical

Tampa, Florida
Spinal Medicine Independent Medical Exams, Orthopedic Surgery Independent Medical Exams - Dr. Nucci is triple Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons, with added qualifications in Spine Surgery. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and a Diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners.

Jeffrey H. Oppenheimer, MD Neurosurgery Medlegal Services

Boca Raton, Florida
Neurosurgery Independent Medical Exams, Spinal Medicine Independent Medical Exams - Minimally invasive spine surgery, personal injury, total brain injury
I am an actively practicing board-certified Neurosurgery with 27 years of experience. I am a graduate of Cornell University, the Georgetown University School of Medicine and trained at the University of Southern California-Los Angeles County Hospital. Currently, I am a faculty member at the University of Central Florida College of Medicine and I have licenses in several states. I have published journal articles and textbook chapters. I am a seasoned deponent with both trial and deposition experience and have excellent communication skills and a caring personality. My legal experience consists of cases within the realm of personal injury, medical malpractice, worker’s compensation- both plaintiff and defense. My reviews of the evidence are honest and my opinions are defensible. I hopeful that you would honor me with the opportunity to assist your clients.

James W Dewberry, M.D. Southeastern IME

Savannah, Georgia
Orthopedic Surgery Independent Medical Exams, Spinal Medicine Independent Medical Exams - I perform chart reviews for Plantiff and Defense Attorneys, Hospital Peer Review Boards, Insurance Companies, and Independent Peer Review and Information Companies. All work is performed as an Independent Contractor. I have 30+ years experience as a reviewer in my pre-retirement Hospital systems and 5+ years experience post retirement as a reviewer. I have given sworn depositions and appeared as a witness in court.
I prefer electronic communication such as DropBox. Processed reviews are returned to a secure web address upon completion.

Thomas R. Walsh, MD St. Francis Spine Center

Columbus, Georgia
Orthopedic Surgery Independent Medical Exams, Spinal Medicine Independent Medical Exams - Spine surgery, adult neck and back surgery, spine fusions.

James P. Elmes, MD Chicago Consulting Physicians

Chicago, Illinois
Orthopedic Surgery Independent Medical Exams, Spinal Medicine Independent Medical Exams

Stanley W Fronczak, MD, JD, FAANS, FACS West Suburban Neurosurgical Associates, S.C.

Westmont, Illinois
Neurosurgery Independent Medical Exams, Spinal Medicine Independent Medical Exams - Diagnosis and Treatment of Cervical and Lumbar Radiculopathy and Disc Herniation, Surgery for Cervical and Lumbar Disc Herniation, Cervical and Lumbar Spondylosis, Cervical and Lumbar Spondylolisthesis, Degenerative Spinal Conditions, Traumatic Injuries to the Cervical and Lumbar Spine, Cervical and Lumbar Spinal Fusion, Spinal Instrumentation, Management of Acute and Chronic Spinal Conditions, Spinal Tumors
Board Certification: American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS), Fellow American College of Surgeons (FACS), Diplomate American Board of Spinal Surgery (2005), Certified Independent Medical Examiner (CIME).

Dale D. Dalenberg, MD Leavenworth Bone & Joint Surgery Clinic, PA

Ottawa, Kansas
Orthopedic Surgery Independent Medical Exams, Spinal Medicine Independent Medical Exams

Michael M. Best, MD The Assessment Centers

Louisville, Kentucky
Orthopedic Surgery Independent Medical Exams, Spinal Medicine Independent Medical Exams - 24 yrs. Experience as orthopedic, hand, and spine surgeon

Brian Holmes, MD, FACS Parkway Neuroscience and Spine Institute

Hagerstown, Maryland
Neurosurgery Independent Medical Exams, Spinal Medicine Independent Medical Exams - Spinal Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury, Chronic Pain, Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation

James B Macon, MD Future NeuroSpine, Inc.

Wellesley, Massachusetts
Neurosurgery Independent Medical Exams, Spinal Medicine Independent Medical Exams
35 years experience in spinal surgery and spinal pain management. See website www.fnspine.com

Chima Ohaegbulam, MD New England Baptist Hospital

Boston, Massachusetts
Spinal Medicine Independent Medical Exams, Neurosurgery Independent Medical Exams - I am a fellowship trained spine neurosurgeon, treating a wide variety of spine disorders, primarily surgically but often involved in the non-surgical management of such disorders when appropriate.

Richard M. Salib, MD Summit Orthopedics

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Orthopedic Surgery Independent Medical Exams, Spinal Medicine Independent Medical Exams - Orthopedic , Spine

Benjamin P Crane, MD Signature Medical Group, Inc.

St. Louis, Missouri
Spinal Medicine Independent Medical Exams, Orthopedic Surgery Independent Medical Exams - Specializes in disorders, injuries and surgeries of the spine and neck

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

St. Louis, Missouri
Orthopedic Surgery Independent Medical Exams, Spinal Medicine Independent Medical Exams - IMEs 25% of practice. General Orthopedics including all upper and lower extremity and spine conditions. Multiple body parts. Fellowship trained Spinal Surgeon.

Brett Taylor Town & Country Crossing Orthopedics

St. Louis, Missouri
Spinal Medicine Independent Medical Exams, Orthopedic Surgery Independent Medical Exams - Adult Spine Surgeon

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

Las Vegas, Nevada
Orthopedic Surgery Independent Medical Exams, Spinal Medicine Independent Medical Exams - Orthopedic spinal surgery
30 years of spinal surgery. Legal and workers compensation cases.

Mark R. McLaughlin, MD, FACS Princeton Brain and Spine

Princeton, New Jersey
Neurosurgery Independent Medical Exams, Spinal Medicine Independent Medical Exams

Keith W. Harvie, DO New Mexico Independent Medical Evaluations

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

Saad B Chaudhary, MD Mount Sinai Hospital - The Spine Hospital

New York, New York
Orthopedic Surgery Independent Medical Exams, Spinal Medicine Independent Medical Exams - I have been practicing spinal surgery in an academic and private setting for nearly a decade. I have significant expertise in spinal care and have lectured nationally and internationally on various spine related topics. I have been performing IME's for nearly my entire time as an attending spine surgeon and have expertise in traumatic and degenerative spinal conditions.

Inad B. Atassi, MD

Fayetteville, North Carolina
Neurosurgery Independent Medical Exams, Spinal Medicine Independent Medical Exams - Board Certified Neurological Surgery.

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

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

Ashraf F Guirgues, MD, FAAOS

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

Brian Holmes, MD, FACS Parkway Neuroscience and Spine Institute

Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
Neurosurgery Independent Medical Exams, Spinal Medicine Independent Medical Exams - Spinal Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury, Chronic Pain, Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation

Daniel V. Loesch, MD Tri-State Neurological Surgeons, PC

Erie, Pennsylvania
Neurosurgery Independent Medical Exams, Spinal Medicine Independent Medical Exams - Spine, Head Injury, Spine/Spinal Cord, Trauma, Chronic Pain

Steven J Valentino, DO Liberty Spine Care

King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
Orthopedic Surgery Independent Medical Exams, Spinal Medicine Independent Medical Exams - Dr. Steven Valentino is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who is fellowship-trained in spine, which is the highest level of medical education possible in the United States. In addition to being a Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon, Dr. Valentino is also Board-Certified by the American Academy of Disability Evaluating Physicians, and Board-Certified by the American Board of Independent Medical Examiners. He is trained to perform Independent Medical Examinations.

Douglas C Mathews, MD Nashville Neurosurgery Group, PLC

Nashville, Tennessee
Neurosurgery Independent Medical Exams, Spinal Medicine Independent Medical Exams

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

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

Les J Harris, MD Snow Creek Medical Center

Park City, Utah
Orthopedic Surgery Independent Medical Exams, Spinal Medicine Independent Medical Exams - Spine surgery and spine medical care. Extensive experience with Worker's Compensation.
Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery and Independent Medical Examiners. Fellowship trained.

Jeffrey G Randle, MD Salt Lake Orthopaedic Clinic

Salt Lake City, Utah
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - Physiatry Independent Medical Exams, Spinal Medicine Independent Medical Exams - Electrodiagnostic Medicine, Neuromuscular Disorders, Pain Management/Medicine, Conservative Spinal, Electromyography, Disability Evaluation, Epideral Injections
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