Leland Berkwits, MD, MS File Review Consultant

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Profession: Physician (MD or DO)

Current ABMS or AOA Board Specialty and Subspecialty Certification(s): Pain and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Licenses: Florida, South Carolina, and Tennessee

Additional Information: With 30 years in active clinical practice, I am an ACGME fellowship trained Pain Medicine specialist holding subspecialty Pain Medicine (ABPM&R) and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation board certifications. I have extensive experience in medical chart review, utilization review, peer review, and billing review covering work comp and motor vehicle cases. I have served as Co-Editor and authored multiple chapters in Atlas of Image Guided Spinal Procedures. Currently in its 2nd edition, this text is used in many interventional pain fellowship training programs.

Education: Doctor of Medicine-Feinberg School of Medicine - Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, Masters of Science - Electrical and Computer Engineering-University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL, and Bachelor of Science - Biomedical Engineering-Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY

Years in Practice: 16+ years

Current Hospital Privileges (Excluding Courtesy): Baptist Hospital, Memphis, TN

Number of file reviews previously performed: 100+ file reviews

Average monthly hours in direct patient care: 41 to 80 hours