Back Pain Expert Witnesses

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Back pain expert witnesses practice in a variety of fields, including orthopedics, neurology, physical therapy, chiropractic care, and occupational medicine. Some of the most common back pain expert witness specialties also include spinal surgery, pain management, rehabilitation medicine, sports medicine, and rheumatology. They can opine on the effects of workplace injuries, car accidents, medical malpractice related to back pain treatment, long-term disability claims, and the impact of chronic back pain on quality of life.

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Thomas Francis Gleason, FACS, MDView profile

ID: 5934

Dr. Thomas Francis Gleason, FACS, MD

Dr. Thomas F. Gleason has 38 years of experience in the field of Orthopaedic Surgery. He earned his BA from Dartmouth College and his MD from Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine. After completing his residency at the University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System, he went on to complete a fellowship in Adult Spinal Problems at Toronto General Hospital. Today, this...

Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery Expert Witness | GeorgiaView profile

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Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery Expert Witness | Georgia

This qualified orthopedic trauma surgery expert earned his BS in human physiology from Boston University, his MPH with a concentration in family & community health from Harvard University, and his MD from Boston University. He completed a residency in orthopaedic surgery at the University of Rochester Medical Center and a fellowship in orthopaedic traumatology at Grant Medical Center in Ohio. He...

Michael Warren Cluck, FAAOS, MD, PhDView profile

ID: 24730

Dr. Michael Warren Cluck, FAAOS, MD, PhD

Dr. Michael W. Cluck has 17 years of experience in Orthopedic Surgery and Spine Surgery. He earned his BA in Physiology and Cell Biology from the University of California, Santa Barbara and both his Ph.D. in Molecular Biology and his MD from the Creighton University School of Medicine. He completed an internship in General Surgery and a residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at LAC + USC Medical Center...

Pain Medicine and Rehabilitation Expert Witness | CaliforniaView profile

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Pain Medicine and Rehabilitation Expert Witness | California

This expert, a native of Southern California, completed his undergraduate education at Pacific Union College before attending Loma Linda University School of Medicine where he received his MD degree in 2008. He completed an Internal Medicine internship followed by a Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation residency and continued his specialization with a Pain Management fellowship, all at Loma...

Richard Neil Weinstein, MBA, MDView profile

ID: 28795

Dr. Richard Neil Weinstein, MBA, MD

Dr. Richard N Weinstein has 25 years of experience in the field of Orthopaedic Surgery with expertise in Sports Medicine. He earned his BS in Biology from Tufts University and his MD from NYU Grossman School of Medicine and his MBA from Regis University. After completing his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at Bronxcare Health System, he went on to complete a fellowship in Sports Medicine at...

Seth Philip Levitz, MDView profile

ID: 29218

Dr. Seth Philip Levitz, MD

Dr. Seth P. Levitz has 14 years of experience in Orthopaedic Hand Surgery. He earned his BA in Psychology from Amherst College and his MD from UMass Chan Medical School. After completing both an internship and a residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at Boston Medical Center, he went on to complete a fellowship in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery at Curtis National Hand Center. Today, this expert is...

Charla Roland Fischer, FAAOS, MDView profile

ID: 33271

Dr. Charla Roland Fischer, FAAOS, MD

Dr. Charla R. Fischer has 11 years of experience in Orthopedic Surgery. She earned her BS in Biochemistry from the University of Southern California and her MD from the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California. After completing her residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at Columbia University Irving Medical Center, she went on to complete a fellowship in Spine Surgery at NYU...

Keith Alan Heier, FAAOS, MDView profile

ID: 33786

Dr. Keith Alan Heier, FAAOS, MD

Dr. Keith A. Heier has 23 years of experience in the field of Orthopaedic Surgery. He earned his BS in Biological Basis of Behavior from the University of Pennsylvania and his MD from the University of Florida College of Medicine. After completing his residency in Orthopedic Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine, he went on to complete a fellowship in Foot and Ankle Surgery at Florida Orthopaedic...

Benjamin Aaron Goldberg, MDView profile

ID: 46483

Dr. Benjamin Aaron Goldberg, MD

Dr. Benjamin A. Goldberg has over 23 years of experience in the field of Orthopaedic Surgery. He earned his BS in Medical Education from Northwestern University and his MD from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. After completing his internship in Surgery and his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine, he went on to complete a fellowship in Shoulder and...

Andrew Nicholas Bazos Jr, MDView profile

ID: 46617

Dr. Andrew Nicholas Bazos Jr, MD

Dr. Andrew N. Bazos Jr has 36 years of experience in the field of Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine. He earned his BA in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Harvard University and his MD from Yale School of Medicine. After completing his residency in Orthopedic Surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center, he went on to complete another residency in Pediatric...

Ross Parker Nathan, FAAOS, MDView profile

ID: 51435

Dr. Ross Parker Nathan, FAAOS, MD

Dr. Ross P. Nathan has 34 years of experience in the field of Orthopedic Surgery with expertise in Hand Surgery. He earned his BS from the University of California, Irvine and his MD from Baylor College of Medicine. After completing his residency in Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery at NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue, he went on to complete a fellowship in Hand Surgery at Thomas Jefferson University...

Christian Foglar, MDView profile

ID: 58898

Dr. Christian Foglar, MD

Dr. Christian Foglar has over 20 years of experience in the field of Orthopaedic Surgery. He earned his MD from Universität Basel Medizinische Fakultät. After completing his research fellowship at AO Research Institute Davos, his internship in General Surgery at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, and a fellowship in Orthopaedic Trauma at Baylor College of Medicine. He went on to complete a residency in...

Andrew Louis DeGruccio, MDView profile

ID: 60573

Dr. Andrew Louis DeGruccio, MD

Dr. Andrew Louis Degruccio has over 25 years of experience in the field of Orthopaedic Surgery. He earned his BS in Kinesiology and Psychobiology from the University of California Los Angeles and his MD from Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California. After completing his internship in General Surgery at the University of Louisville School of Medicine, he went on to complete...

Keith E Liberman, MDView profile

ID: 74076

Keith E Liberman, MD

This highly qualified expert with over 50 years of experience earned his BA from the University of California Berkeley and his MD from Chicago Medical School. After completing his internship in surgery at USC Medical Center, this expert when onto residency in general surgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, and in orthopedic surgery at the Orthopaedic Hospital. He is also active in his field as a...

Harry Locks Lockstadt, MDView profile

ID: 85703

Dr. Harry Locks Lockstadt, MD

Dr. Harry L. Lockstadt has 38 years of experience in the field of Orthopaedic Surgery, specializing in Spinal Surgery. He earned his BS from the University of Windsor and his MD from the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Western University where he also completed his residency training. He is currently board certified in Orthopedic Surgery through the American Board of Orthopaedic...

David Todd Stamer, FAAOS, MDView profile

ID: 96762

Dr. David Todd Stamer, FAAOS, MD

Dr. David T. Stamer has 29 years of experience in the field of Orthopedic Surgery. He earned his BS from the University of Massachusetts and his MD from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. He completed his residency in Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. Today, this expert is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery. Formerly, this expert...

Stephen Mason McCollam, MDView profile

ID: 97131

Dr. Stephen Mason McCollam, MD

Dr. Stephen McCollam has 34 years of experience in the field of Orthopaedic Surgery. He earned his BA and his MD from Tulane University. After completing his internship and his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, he went on to complete a fellowship in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery at Indiana Hand to Shoulder Center. Today, this...

Daniel Lloyd Flugstad, MDView profile

ID: 109740

Dr. Daniel Lloyd Flugstad, MD

Dr. Daniel L. Flugstad has 32 years of experience in the field of Orthopaedic Surgery. He earned his BS in Chemistry from the University of Washington and his MD from the University of Washington School of Medicine. After completing both an internship and residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Washington Medical Center, he went on to complete a fellowship in Musculoskeletal...

Chester John Donnally III, MDView profile

ID: 111658

Dr. Chester John Donnally III, MD

Dr. Chester J. Donnally III has several years of experience in the field of Orthopaedic Spinal Surgery. He earned his BS from Southern Methodist University and his MD from Paul L. Foster School of Medicine, Texas Tech University. After completing his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at Jackson Memorial Hospital, he went on to complete a fellowship in Spine Surgery at Rothman Orthopaedic...

Mark Robert Hutchinson, FAANA, FAAOS, FACSM, MDView profile

ID: 132777

Dr. Mark Robert Hutchinson, FAANA, FAAOS, FACSM, MD

Dr. Mark R. Hutchinson has 30 years of experience in the field of Orthopaedic Surgery with expertise in Sports Medicine. He earned his B.A. in Chemistry from the University of Illinois and his M.D. from the University of Illinois College of Medicine-Chicago. After completing his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at Michigan State University Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies, he went on to...

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Back Pain Expert Witness FAQs

What is the role of a back pain expert witness in legal proceedings?

A back pain expert witness provides specialized knowledge about the causes, diagnosis, and treatment of back pain. They can offer insight on medical malpractice, personal injury cases, or workers' compensation claims.

What types of cases might require a back pain expert witness?

Cases involving car accidents, workplace injuries, slip and falls, or medical negligence often require a back pain expert witness to provide professional testimony.

How can a back pain expert witness help establish causation in a case?

A back pain expert can review medical records, imaging studies, and other evidence to determine if an injury or medical procedure caused the plaintiff's back pain.

Are there subspecialties within the field of back pain that an expert witness may specialize in?

Yes, some experts may specialize in areas like spinal surgery, chiropractic care, physical therapy, orthopedics, or neurology - all relevant to different aspects of back pain.

Why is it important to have a back pain expert witness who is up-to-date with current treatments and procedures?

Back pain treatment evolves rapidly. An expert witness who is current with these changes can provide accurate information and reliable testimony based on the latest standards of care.

How does Expert Institute select its Back Pain expert witnesses?

Expert Institute offers a personalized approach to help you find the highest quality experts. We source actively-practicing professionals who match all your requirements for specialty areas, work experience, litigation history, fee range, certifications, location, and more.

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