PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHAB EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-071389
This expert is board certified in pediatrics and child abuse pediatrics, and certified as a life care planner. She is a full Professor of Pediatrics at a Medical School in New York. She has significant experience as a clinical and medical expert consultant and witness for causation in the field of sexual abuse, physical abuse, child neglect, child fatalities, and child product liability and safety, and for damages assessments as a life care planner. She has conducted ...
Expert Witness: E-171081
This expert attended Auburn University to complete his BS in Rehabilitation Services, his MS in Rehabilitation Counseling, and his PhD in Rehabilitation Services. He is a ABC certified Prosthetist and Orthotist, and a certified Rehabilitation Counselor. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists, past board member Commission on Rehabilitation Education, and the National Council on Rehabilitation Education. At Alabama State University, this ...
Expert Witness: E-035978
This impressive expert received his BS in pre-medicine at Texas A&M University and his MD at UTHSC at Houston. He is board certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Electrodiagnostic Medicine, and is a certified Life Care Planner. He has been appointed to the National Physician Advisory Board and has won the Medical Director Excellence Award from HealthSouth Rehabilitation. Currently, he is the president of a rehabilitation firm in South Florida, a medical ...
Expert Witness: E-000224
This fellow of the American Academy of Physical Medicine specializes in conservative, non-surgical care of orthopaedic injuries, including the spine and extremities, with emphasis on spine rehabilitation, functional restoration, pain management, and ergonomic modifications. He is also extensively published in his field, and has been involved with numerous research projects. Finally, he is a national speaker on topics in rehabilitation medicine.
Expert Witness: E-169102
This expert earned his BS at Duke University, and his PhD in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Virginia. He has received $268,003 in funded support, and has been involved in the writing of 10 grant proposals for research in his field. He has authored 12 publications, and serves as a reviewer for several scientific journals, including the Journal of Biomechanical Engineering. He is an active member of both the Orthopaedic Research Society, as well as the ...
Expert Witness: E-068907
Expertise in functional impairments and disabilities, particularly concerning Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and other acquired brain injury that often result in cognitive, emotional, behavioral, and physical sequelae. Board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (Physiatry) with a subspecialty board certification in Brain Injury Medicine. Current clinical practice is in an academic medical center and a community based hospital.
Expert Witness: E-066880
This physical therapist and healthcare administrator has over 25 years of clinical experience and 12 years in managerial roles. She earned her B.S. in Physical Therapy from Texas Tech University Health Science Center and also later received a Master of Health System Management and a Master of Business Administration from Texas Woman's University. The expert worked as a Staff Physical Therapist at Fort Worth Rehabilitation Hospital, a Contract Physical Therapist with ...
Expert Witness: E-025508
This extremely qualified, widely published, and fellowship trained expert earned his BS from Stevens Institute of Technology and his MD from The College of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. He holds his board certification in physical medicine and rehabilitation and is one of the most well published physicians in his field. He has authored over 250 journal articles, 120 chapters and 9 books. In addition to his research contributions, he also remains engaged in his ...
Expert Witness: E-025515
This board certified and highly qualified expert has been in practice since 1993. He is triple board certified: PM&R, Electrodiagnostic and Sports medicine. He holds a Bachelors of Arts degree in Biochemistry and Psychology from Rutgers University, a Masters in Business Administration from the Fox School of Business at Temple University. He expanded his academic career by pursuing a Doctorate of Medicine from Thomas Jefferson University. He completed an Internal Medicine ...
Expert Witness: E-014022
This highly qualified Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Pain Medicine expert received her D.O. from Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine. She went on to complete a residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. This expert is board certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in Pain Medicine as well as the American Osteopathic Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. She is a member of numerous professional ...
Expert Witness: E-009856
This highly qualified expert obtained her MD from University of Kentucky. She completed her residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Pittsburgh, and then did a fellowship in Spinal Cord Injury Medicine at the Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation. She is a member of numerous prestigious societies such as the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and the Academy of Spinal Cord Injury Professionals. She has published 18 ...
Expert Witness: E-000567
This highly qualified advanced practice nursing expert has over 20 years of experience in healthcare, including positions in the clinical environment, education, and academia. She is a clinical nursing expert in critical care, specifically pulmonology, and tracheostomies. She has also developed and presented hundreds of formal and informal programs to numerous professional, civic, and community groups, and she is the co-editor/author of a book on tracheostomies.

PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHAB EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Discontinuation Of Anticoagulants Causes Patient To Develop Pulmonary Embolisms PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHAB Expert Case

…  who had two back surgeries for degenerative disease and was sent to a rehabilitation hospital. Given his immobility, the patient …  caused the patient to go blind. An expert internist or physical medicine and rehabilitation physician with experience in rehabilitation …

Overlooked Medication Interaction Causes A Patient Permanent Paralysis PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHAB Expert Case

…  the patient was not consulted regarding her aspirin use and was not told that aspirin use posed any risks to her. Within a few hours …  opine on whether the defendant physician fell below the standard of …

Expert Discusses Ongoing Fibromyalgia Pain Following Accident PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHAB Expert Case

…  ongoing pain from fibromyalgia after suffering a slip and fall accident. On the date of the incident in question, the man was …  to diagnose him, until a physician specializing in physical medicine and rehabilitation myofascial asserted that his symptoms were …

Physical Therapist Discharges Vulnerable Patient Too Early PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHAB Expert Case

Physical Therapist Discharges Vulnerable Patient Too Early

…  case takes place in New Jersey and involves a middle-aged male patient who was born with a mild form of a …  the man was placed in the care of a post-operative rehabilitation facility. While in the care of this facility, the patient participated in daily rehabilitation exercises designed to strengthen his ankle in anticipation of …

Physical Therapy Causes Permanent Injuries PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHAB Expert Case

Physical Therapy Causes Permanent Injuries

…  case takes place in Maryland and involves a patient who presented to a physical therapist. The patient had injured her elbows at work and was having …

Patient Suffers Severe Injuries at an Addiction Rehabilitation Center PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHAB Expert Case

…  involves a patient who suffered injuries at a addiction rehabilitation center located in Oregon. The rehab center conducted an assessment upon intake of the patient and they noted that the patient was suffering from “hallucinations” as …

Physical therapy expert witness reviews a case involving hip dislocation caused by a student physical therapist PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHAB Expert Case

…  physical therapy expert witness opines on a case that involves an …  once the surgical wounds had healed, the patient began physical therapy. During his first session the physical therapist introduced …  of his therapy. The physical therapist left the room and the physical therapy student was unsupervised throughout the entire …

Physical Therapy Expert Witness Opines on Motorized Wheelchair Safety PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHAB Expert Case

…  to properly instruct a client on the ordinary care and use of a motorized wheelchair. The plaintiff, a sixty-one-year-old male, …  questions. Specifically, the instructor failed to instruct and teach the plaintiff the proper safety methods when transferring to and …

Physical Therapy Student Dislocates Patient’s Hip PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHAB Expert Case

Physical Therapy Student Dislocates Patient’s Hip

…  months after the procedure, the patient was referred for physical therapy and, as a result, suffered a debilitation complication. During her first …