Neurology And Pain Management Expert 96567 CA(N)

Expertise Description

I have 35 years experience in neurology with expertise in Clinical / Forensic Neurology and Pain Management. My specialties include Independent Medical Examinations, Fitness for Duty Examinations, and Disability Insurance Examinations; medical records review; written reports; and expert testimony. My areas of expertise include: Post-traumatic Headache, Traumatic Brain Injury and Post-concussion Syndrome, Post-traumatic seizures or Epilepsy, Cervical Whiplash, Discogenic Disease in the neck and lower back, peripheral nerve injury, soft tissue musculoskeletal injury, Post-traumatic Fibromyalgia Syndrome, traumatic spinal cord injury, toxic exposure / neurotoxicity, catastrophic injury, electrical injury / electrocution, Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS), Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD), carbon monoxide poisoning, and product liability issues injurious to the nervous system. I have more than 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Areas of Expertise

Expert Witness

My expert witness experience includes: Post-traumatic headache; Traumatic brain injury and post-concussion syndrome; Post-traumatic seizures or epilepsy; Cervical whiplash; Discogenic disease in the neck and low back; Peripheral nerve injury; Post-traumatic fibromyalgia syndrome; Traumatic spinal cord injury; Toxic exposure/neurotoxicity; Catastrophic injury; Electric injury/electrocution; Thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS); Reflex sympathy disorder (RSD) or complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS); Carbon monoxide poisoning; Medical malpractice; Product liability issues injurious to the nervous system.

Relevant Experiences

I have had extensive experience with spinal cord injuries (SCI). I would be able to address mechanism of injury, proximate causation, appropriateness of treatment and long term prognosis based on a thorough record review.

I am very experienced in the assessment of TBI and attendant complications.

I have dealt with several cases in welders with manganese poisoning or farm workers with organophosphate exposure.


MDMedicineBoston University
BSBiologyAmherst College

Licenses Certifications

Alaska and California Medical License
National Board of Medical Examiners
American Board of Pyschiatry and Neurology
American Board of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine
California Independent Medical Examiner

Awards & Affiliation

Primary Affiliation

American Medical Association

Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases