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, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and Clinical Informatics

Licenses: Florida, South Carolina, and Tennessee

Additional Information: Experience in medical file review as well as utilization review Extensive clinical experience in interventional pain procedures and medical pain management. 30+ years’ experience in practice (18 years Pain Medicine / 13 years General Physiatry) 3+ years' experience workers comp file/utilization review Certified Independent Medical Examiner, ABIME Pain Medicine sub-specialty board certified, ABPM&R Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation board certified, ABPM&R ACGME Fellowship trained interventional physiatrist Co-Editor/Author, Atlas of Image Guided Spinal Procedures

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