Occupational Therapy Expert Witnesses

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Occupational therapy expert witnesses practice in a variety of fields, including rehabilitation, pediatrics, geriatrics, mental health, and workplace ergonomics. Some of the most common occupational therapy expert witness specialties also include hand therapy, assistive technology, neurorehabilitation, and sensory processing disorders. They can opine on the effects of traumatic brain injuries, stroke recovery, developmental disabilities, workplace injuries, and aging-related conditions.

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Jerome Charles Stenehjem Jr, MDView profile

ID: 18377

Dr. Jerome Charles Stenehjem Jr, MD

Dr. Jerome C. Stenehjem Jr has 37 years of experience in the field of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and he earned his MD from the University of Utah School of Medicine. He completed an internship and residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Utah Hospitals and Clinics. Today, this expert is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Formerly, the...

Pain Management, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, and Occupational Medicine Expert Witness | MarylandView profile

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Pain Management, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, and Occupational Medicine Expert Witness | Maryland

This highly-qualified expert has extensive experience in occupational medicine, pain management, and physical medicine and rehabilitation. He received his BA in biology from the University of Pennsylvania before earning his MPH in public health leadership from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and his MD at Temple University. He subsequently completed an internal medicine internship...

Steven Derad Kamajian, CMD, DO, FACOFPView profile

ID: 27600

Dr. Steven Derad Kamajian, CMD, DO, FACOFP

Dr. Steven D. Kamajian has 42 years of experience in Family Medicine. He earned his BS in Biology from Saint Joseph's University and his DO from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed a rotating internship at Botsford Hospital, Farmington and a residency in Family Practice at Metropolitan Hospital. Today, this expert is a certified Medical Director through the American...

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Expert Witness | North CarolinaView profile

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Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Expert Witness | North Carolina

This qualified physical medicine and rehabilitation expert earned his BS in biology from the University of North Carolina, his MS in health care administration from Touro International University, and his MD from East Carolina University. He also completed a residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation from East Carolina University. This expert is board certified in physical medicine and...

Bradley Abbott Helms, MDView profile

ID: 29781

Dr. Bradley Abbott Helms, MD

Dr. Bradley A. Helms has over 20 years of experience in the field of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. He earned his BS from Texas A&M University and his MD from Baylor College of Medicine. He completed his residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Washington School of Medicine. Today, this expert is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Formerly,...

Vocational Rehabilitation Expert Witness | New JerseyView profile

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Vocational Rehabilitation Expert Witness | New Jersey

This highly-qualified expert earned his BS in counseling and human services as well as his MS in rehabilitation counseling from the University of Scranton. He is both a licensed and certified rehabilitation counselor and a certified life care planner. This expert is a member of multiple professional organizations including the International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals and the...

Rebekah Leigh Martin, MDView profile

ID: 31927

Dr. Rebekah Leigh Martin, MD

Dr. Rebekah L. Martin has 12 years of experience in the field of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. She earned her BS in Animal Biology from Tarleton State University and her MD from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center- School of Medicine. After completing her residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Baylor University Medical Center, she went on to complete a fellowship in...

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Pain Medicine Expert Witness | CaliforniaView profile

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Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Pain Medicine Expert Witness | California

This qualified expert earned her BS in computer science from International Christian University in Japan before earning her DO from Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine. She subsequently completed an internship at Alameda County Medical Center, a residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at Mount Sinai's Icahn School of Medicine, and a fellowship in pain medicine at UC San...

Diana M Bubanja, CFCE, CLCP, DPTView profile

ID: 53629

Dr. Diana M Bubanja, CFCE, CLCP, DPT

Dr. Diana M. Bubanja has 36 years of experience in the field of Physical Therapy and Life Care Planning. After earning her BS in Kinesiology from California State University, East Bay and her BS in Physical Therapy from Mount Saint Mary's University Los Angeles, she went on to earn her DPT from Boston University. Today, this expert is a Certified Life Care Planner through the Board of the...

Physical Therapy Expert Witness | MassachusettsView profile

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Physical Therapy Expert Witness | Massachusetts

This highly-qualified expert has over 20 years of experience in physical therapy. He received his BS in marketing from the State University of New York at Plattsburgh before earning his MPT from Nova Southeastern University and his MS in musculoskeletal and sports physiotherapy from the University of South Australia. He is a licensed physical therapist and holds several certifications, including...

Thomas Lyle Hedge Jr, MDView profile

ID: 57920

Dr. Thomas Lyle Hedge Jr, MD

Dr. Thomas L. Hedge Jr. has 41 years of experience in the field of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He earned his BA in Biology from the University of California Riverside and his MD from Keck School of Medicine of USC. He completed his internship in Internal Medicine and his residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at LAC+USC Medical Center. Today, this expert is board certified in...

Physical Therapy Expert Witness | TexasView profile

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Physical Therapy Expert Witness | Texas

This expert has over 18 years of experience as a physical therapist. He received two B.S. degrees from Langston University in Biology and Physical Therapy, respectively. He also received a M.S. in Orthopedics from Texas Woman's University and a D.P.T. in Physical Therapy from Simmons College. He previously served as the Lead Physical Therapist at Michael E. Debakey Veteran Affairs Medical Center....

Scott John Kush, JD, MD, MPH, MSView profile

ID: 60084

Dr. Scott John Kush, JD, MD, MPH, MS

Dr. Scott J. Kush has over 15 years of experience in the field of Life Expectancy Calculations. He earned his BA in Psychology and BS in Biochemistry from the University of California San Diego. He completed his MD from Stanford School of Medicine and his MPH from San Diego State University. Later on, he completed his JD from Stanford University and MS in Actuarial Science from Columbia...

Physical Therapy Expert Witness | CaliforniaView profile

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Physical Therapy Expert Witness | California

This qualified expert of Physical Therapy obtained his BS in Kinesiology at California State University, Fullerton and his DPT in Physical Therapy from Azusa Pacific University. He is a Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopedics and in Physical Therapy and is also Certified as a Clinical Instructor, Worker's Compensation Care Provider, and in Manuel Therapy. He is a member of multiple...

Dawn Lynn Cook, CLCP, CNLCP, RNView profile

ID: 64388

Ms. Dawn Lynn Cook, CLCP, CNLCP, RN

Ms. Dawn Cook has over 43 years of experience in Life Care Planning. She earned her diploma in Nursing from Royal Jubilee Hospital School of Nursing. Today, this expert is certified as a Nurse Life Care Planner by the Certified Nurse Life Care Planner Certification Board and as a Life Care Planner by the International Commission on Health Care Certification. She is licensed as a Registered Nurse...

Physical Therapy Expert Witness | New YorkView profile

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Physical Therapy Expert Witness | New York

This highly qualified expert of Physical Therapy finished Allied Health major at SUNY Stony Brook and obtained his BS in Physical Therapy and his MA in Ergonomics and Biomechanics from New York University and his DPT in Physical Therapy from Temple University. He is Board Certified as a Physical Therapist, an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist, and an Ergonomic Associate. He is also certified as an...

Linda Derrick Olzack, CLCP, RNView profile

ID: 65384

Ms. Linda Derrick Olzack, CLCP, RN

Ms. Linda D. Olzack has 45 years of experience in Nursing and Life Care Planning. She earned her AS in Nursing from Merced College and her BSN from California State University Fresno. Today, this expert is a Certified Life Care Planner through the International Commission on Health Care Certification and is licensed as both a Public Health Nurse and Registered Nurse in the state of California....

Physical Therapy Expert Witness | KansasView profile

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Physical Therapy Expert Witness | Kansas

This qualified expert of Physical Therapy obtained his BA, MPT, and MED in Physical Therapy from Wichita State University and his DPT from the Massachusetts General Institute of Health Professionals. He completed his Fellowship in Sports Physical Therapy at the Gundersen Lutheran Sports Medicine facility and is Board Certified in Physical Therapy and Certified in National Strength and...

J Harold Berberick, EdDView profile

ID: 76212

Dr. J Harold Berberick, EdD

Dr. J. Harold Berberick has 39 years of experience in Healthcare Management. He earned his BA in Sociology from Regis University, his MA in Psychology from the University of Northern Colorado, and then his EdD in Organizational Leadership and Public Administration from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Formerly, this expert held roles as the Executive Director at Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and...

Physical Therapy Expert Witness | IdahoView profile

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Physical Therapy Expert Witness | Idaho

This qualified expert of Physical Therapy obtained his BS in Biology and his MA in Kinesology from California State University, Chico and his DPT in Physical Therapy and his PhD in Rehabilitation Science from the University of Utah. He is Board Certified in Physical Therapy and is Certified in Basic Life Support. He is a member of multiple Physical Therapy Medical Associations and has 25+...

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Occupational Therapy Expert Witness FAQs

What is the role of an occupational therapy expert witness?

An occupational therapy expert witness provides insight on cases involving rehabilitation, disability, injury recovery, and adaptive equipment. They can assess treatment plans and patient progress.

In what types of cases can an occupational therapy expert witness be beneficial?

These experts are crucial in personal injury, medical malpractice, workers' compensation, and disability claims. They can evaluate the appropriateness of care provided.

Are there subspecialties within occupational therapy that an expert witness might focus on?

Yes, some occupational therapists specialize in areas like pediatrics, geriatrics, mental health, or hand therapy. The specialty needed would depend on the specifics of your case.

How can an occupational therapy expert witness help in a case involving a workplace injury?

They can provide assessments on whether appropriate ergonomic practices were followed and if the injury could have been prevented with proper workplace accommodations.

Can an occupational therapy expert witness testify about long-term care needs after a severe injury?

Absolutely. They can provide valuable insights into the necessary ongoing treatments, adaptive equipment needs, and potential costs for long-term care.

How does Expert Institute select its Occupational Therapy expert witnesses?

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