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...
This experienced neurosurgeon has spent the past 20+ years building a specialty in spine surgery, even gaining a doctorate in Biomedical Engineering to improve neurosurgical interventions. He is currently engaged in an image guidance project for spinal surgery, and is personally invested in improving the field.
Dr. Marc E. Duerden has over 30 years of experience in the field of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He earned his BA in Chemistry from Purdue University and his MD from Indiana University School of Medicine. After completing his internship at the Ascension St Vincent Hospital, he went on to complete a residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Indiana University School of...
This expert earned his BA in Chemistry from Washington University and a PhD in Neuroscience from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. After receiving his PhD, he earned his MD from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. The expert completed his residency in Neurological Surgery at the Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Saint Louis Children's Hospital in association with the...
Dr. Steven A. Stiens has 32 years of experience in the field of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, specializing in Spinal Cord Injuries. He earned his BS in Natural Sciences from the Xavier University of Cincinnati, his MD from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, and his MS from the University of Washington. After completing his Externship in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation...
This highly qualified expert is board certified in neurological surgery, received his bachelor's in pre-med from the University of Tulsa, and his MD from the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine. He then went on to complete his internship in General Surgery and residency in neurosurgery at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. He is an active member of many organizations...
Dr. Inocencia B. Carrano has 27 years of experience in the field of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation with expertise in Spinal Cord Injury Medicine. She earned her BA from New York University and her MD from Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons. After completing her internship in Internal Medicine at Lenox Hill Hospital, she went on to complete her residency in...
This qualified expert has extensive experience in the field of neurology and spine surgery. He earned his MD from Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität where he also completed a neurosurgery residency and a spinal surgery fellowship. He also earned his MHBA from Freidrich-Alexander University. This expert is a member of the German boards for neurosurgery and emergency medicine. He is active in his field...
Dr. Christopher S. Delaney has 28 years of experience in the field of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and 19 years of experience in the field of Life Care Planning. He earned his BS in Aeronautical Sciences and Aeronautical Business Administration from Saint Louis University and his MD from Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. After completing an internship in Internal Medicine at Saint...
This expert has extensive experience as an orthopedic spine surgery physician assistant, focusing on areas such as spinal stenosis, cervical herniated discs, cervical myelopathy, scoliosis, spondylolisthesis, degenerative lumbar spondylosis, spinal trauma, lumbar herniated discs, and kyphosis. She received her BS in biological sciences from Cornell University before earning her MS from Rutgers...
Dr. Suzy Kim has over 17 years of experience in the fields of Spinal Cord Injury Medicine and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. She earned her MD from Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California. After completing her internship in Internal Medicine at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, she went on to complete a residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the...
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What is the role of a spinal injury expert witness in a legal case?
A spinal injury expert witness provides specialized knowledge about spinal injuries, their causes, treatments, and impacts. They can help clarify complex medical issues for the court.
What types of cases might require a spinal injury expert witness?
Cases involving car accidents, workplace incidents, medical malpractice, sports injuries or any situation where a spinal injury has occurred may require such an expert.
Can a spinal injury expert witness speak to both the cause and impact of the injury?
Yes, they can provide insight into how the injury occurred, its severity, necessary treatments, potential recovery outcomes, and how it affects the victim's life.
Are there subspecialties within the field of spinal injury that an expert witness might focus on?
Yes, these include orthopedic surgery, neurosurgery, physical therapy, chiropractic care, and pain management among others.
How can a spinal injury expert witness assist in a medical malpractice case?
They can review medical records to determine if standard care was provided, identify negligence or errors in treatment leading to the spinal injury.
How does Expert Institute select its Spinal Injury 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.