Orthopaedic Surgery File Review Consultants

Welcome to the SEAK National Directory of Medical File Review Consultants. The following list of board certified Orthopaedic Surgery physicians are available to provide a Medical file review, Utilization review, Chart review, Peer review, Second opinion (2nd opinion), Underwriting report, Disability opinion, Pre-authorization, etc.

Russell Goode, MD

Mobile , Alabama
Orthopaedic Surgery - I have additionally served as Faculty for the University of South Alabama Orthopaedic residency and Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine. Further roles include research director for Precision Clinical research, Rehabilitation director for Ashland Place. I have served as instructional faculty for AO basic fracture courses. Outside clinical practice I serve on multiple boards including the American Board of Osteoporosis Providers, USA medical alumni board, Frederick N Meyer 501c3 nonprofit as well as consulting for Arthrex, Illuminoss and Johnson and Johnson

Richard R Harris, MD

R. Rex Harris, MD, LLC

Birmingham, Alabama
Orthopaedic Surgery

Ralph N. Purcell, MD

Purcell Orthopedic Institue

Scottsdale, Arizona
Hand Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery - Board Certified Practicing Orthopedic Surgeon, Fellowship Trained in Hand Surgery, Fellow of Association of Extremity Nerve Surgeons, Sports Medicine, Trauma, Impairment Ratings, Expert Witness, Industrial Injuries, Athletic Injuries, Motor Vehicle Injuries, Extremity Surgery, Spine. Attending Ortho Surgeon Columbia U.- 15 yrs. Harvard, Columbia and New York U. Trained, National Lecturer on IMEs and Injury Causation. Extensive Deposition and Trial Experience.

Michael A. Steingart, DO

Steingart Orthopedics

Phoenix, Arizona
Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine, Orthopaedic - Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon. Fellow of the American Academy of Disability Evaluating Physicians, Fellowship trained in Sports Medicine. Laser Surgery, Spine, Ankle, Pain Management, Foot, Hip, Elbow, Wrists, Arthroscopic Surgery, Total Joints, Impairment Ratings, IME's, Expert Witness

William Dillin, MD

Los Angeles, California
Orthopaedic Surgery - The concepts of evidence-based medicine have been the cornerstone of Dr. Dillin’s education during his spine surgery fellowship in Neurosurgery and Orthopaedic Surgery and the format for decision making in his subsequent practice. The critical analytic features inherent in the ‘best evidence’ approach to patients have permeated his writing and his lectures, allowing flexible adaptation as the science has changed.Since July 1985, Dr. Dillin has been exclusively devoted to clinical spine, interventional spine and spine surgery practice.

Edward W Younger, MD

MRK Medical Consultants

Gold River, California
Orthopaedic Surgery - Dr. Younger is medical director of MRK Medical Consultants a firm with over 30 physician specialists who provide medical expert witness, record review and IME's. He has a private orthopedic practice in Carmichael, CA with an emphasis in total joint's. A member of Alpha Omega Alpha, CMA, AMA, and AAOS he is also on the medical executive board of MSJ Hospital. He has provided expert witness testimony since 2000.

David Buzas, M.D.

OrthoCare Innovations Center

Delray Beach, Florida
Orthopaedic Surgery - -Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery -Fellowship Trained in Sports Medicine at Ochsner Health in New Orleans -Surgical specialist of the shoulder, hip and knee -In practice for 4 years in Palm Beach County -Team physician and consultant for collegiate and professional athletes -Published in peer reviewed Journals and Books Areas Of Interest - Sports Medicine - Fracture Care - Knee arthroscopy and Robotic Replacement - Shoulder Replacement, Reverse Shoulder Replacement, Shoulder Arthroscopy - Robotic Hip Replacement - Regenerative medicine: Platelet Rich Plasma and Stem Cells

Jon D Donshik, MD, MBA

Plantation, Florida
Orthopaedic Surgery - Spine Fellowship Trained, Workers' Compensation Expert Medical Advisor

Harris Gellman, MD

Broward Hand Center

Coral Springs, Florida
Hand Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery - Experienced Hand and Upper Extremity surgeon. Clinical professor of Orthopedic and Plastic Surgery.

Kojo Marfo, MD

TAMARAC, Florida
Foot & Ankle Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine, Orthopaedic - Board-certified orthopedic surgeon. Fellowship-training in hip and knee replacement. Active clinical practice. Experience with various orthopedic injuries. Years of record review experience.

Steve E Meadows

South Palm Orthopedics

Delray Beach, Florida
Hand Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine

Chirag Patel, MD


Naples, Florida
Foot & Ankle Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery - Univ. Texas at Houston - F.O.A.R.R Foot & Ankle Surgery Fellowship| Stanford University for Orthopedic Surgery Residency| Charles Drew University Orthopedic Surgery Internship Orthopedic surgeon and engineer offering invaluable insights to legal teams. Seamlessly blend medical expertise with technical acumen for thorough case analysis. Elevate your litigation strategy with a collaborative partner versed in navigating complex orthopedic cases. Trust in a seasoned professional dedicated to delivering compelling arguments and favorable outcomes.

E Lynn Phillips, MD

Atlanta, Georgia
Orthopaedic Surgery - Additional Training 1. AMA Guides Sixth Edition Impairment Rating Course 2. 23rd Annual AAOS Workers' Compensation Course 3. SEAK Trained: How to Start, Build and Run a Successful IME Practice 4. SEAK Trained: How to Start, Build and Run A Successful Disability and File Review Practice

Mark Snoddy, MD

Augusta-Aiken Orthopedic Specialists

Augusta, Georgia
Hand Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery - Board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery with subspecialty certificate and fellowship training in Hand, Shoulder, and Elbow surgery. Extensive experience with Worker's Compensation, including IMEs, impairment ratings, file reviews.

Mark Santi, MD

Honolulu, Hawaii
Orthopaedic Surgery - Over 30 years of operative orthopedic experience treating traumatic and sports related injuries with fellowship training in lower extremity deformity and arthritis. Over 18 years experience as Chief of Surgery overseeing all surgical departments at a major metropolitan hospital . Over 10 years experience as the orthopedic team physician for a Division 1 NCAA football program providing on field coverage. Clinical Assistant Professor at the John A. Burns School of Medicine teaching orthopedic residents and medical students since 1984.

Bryan Beardsley, MD

Lewiston, Idaho
Orthopaedic Surgery - Robotic Joint replacement surgery Direct anterior hip replacement surgery

Joanne Halbrecht, MD

Halbrecht Orthopedics Biologics and Sports Medicine

Post Falls, Idaho
Orthopaedic Surgery - Dr. Halbrecht is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon, fellowship trained in sports medicine with over 25 years of experience in private practice. Her undergraduate degree in Engineering provides special expertise in mechanism of injury and causation. She has performed over 1000 IMEs, serving as an expert for plaintiff and defense. She is skilled at unwinding complicated medical cases in an organized fashion, using lay term terms that are easy for all parties to comprehend. Dr. Halbrecht also has extensive expertise and experience in regenerative medicine and stem cell therapy.

Vishnu Potini, MD, MBA, FAAOS


Bloomington, Illinois
Orthopaedic Surgery - Dr. Vishnu Potini is an Orthopaedic surgeon specializing in sports medicine, arthroscopy, general trauma, overuse conditions, tendinopathies, hand/carpal tunnel, joint arthritis, and knee or shoulder pain injections for over 13 years. Training Medical Emory University 2011 Residency Rutgers University-New Jersey Medical School 2011-2016 Fellow Detroit Medical Center 2016-2017 Orthopaedic Surgery-Sports Medicine Fellow MBA Kellogg School of Management Northwestern University 2020-2022 Certifications ABOS Orthopaedic Surgery Board ABOS Orthopaedic Sports Medicine CAQ

Said G Osman, M.D.,F.R.C.S.Ed., F.R.C,S,Ed,(ortho)

Advanced Spine Endoscopy and Pain Institute

Frederick, Maryland
Orthopaedic Surgery - Pioneering work in endoscopic spine surgery, and conventional spine surgery. After my training in UK, I relocated to the USA as spine fellow at the University Hospitals of Cleveland. During that time, I developed three endoscopic techniques which are now being applied globally. After my fellowship, I went through orthopedic residency program at the University Hospitals of Cleveland, to qualify for Board Certification.

Christopher Baker, MD, MPH

Bolton, Massachusetts
Orthopaedic Surgery

Peter Lasater, MD

Novi, Michigan
Orthopaedic Surgery - I am a board certified orthopedic surgeon with fellowship training in sports medicine. I have specialized training in a multitude of acute and chronic conditions of the musculoskeletal system. I am in private practice, treating and performing surgery on multiple conditions of the upper and lower extremities. I strive to get reports back in a timely manner, usually within 24-48 hours.

Airell L Nygaard, MD

Excelsior , Minnesota
Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine, Orthopaedic

David J. Gandy, MD, JD, CIME, FACS, FAAOS

Medical Legal Consulting, LLC

Jackson, Mississippi
Orthopaedic Surgery

Gregory J. Della Rocca, MD, PhD, MBA, FACS

Columbia, Missouri
Orthopaedic Surgery

Jerome Piontek, M.D.

St. Louis, Missouri
Orthopaedic Surgery - Currently, as well as doing legal and insurance file reviews, I am working as a Medical Consultant for Disability Determinations Services for Social Security for the State of Missouri. These consultations include file reviews for initial claims as well as ongoing disability claims. My legal and insurance reviews include those for appropriateness of care, as well as extent and cause of injury. I have 35 plus years of orthopedic surgery practice. I am also available as a Medical Expert.

Randa A Bascharon, DO, CIME

Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Institute of Las Vegas

Las Vegas, Nevada
Orthopaedic Surgery - Dr. Randa Bascharon is a board certified and fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon who specializes in sports medicine and orthopedic surgery. Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon Fellowship Trained in Sports Medicine Sports Performance Specialist Board Certified Athletic Trainer

Douglas Goumas, MD

Manchester, New Hampshire
Orthopaedic Surgery - Dr. Doug Goumas is a board-certified sports medicine fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon. He specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of injuries to the shoulder, knee, elbow, and ankle. Dr. Goumas has extensive expertise in the treatment of Workers’ Compensation related injuries and serves as a member of the state of New Hampshire Workers’ Compensation advisory committee. Dr. Goumas is a practicing partner with New Hampshire Orthopedic Center.

Andrew S Levy, MD, FAAOS

Center for Advanced Sports Medicine, Knee and Shoulder

Millburn, New Jersey
Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine, Orthopaedic - Dr Levy is listed in best doctors in America, best doctors in New Jersey , New York etc.. He focuses on the complex atypical problems of the shoulder & knee. Dr levy is active member of AAOS, AOSSM & ICRS. He has published 42 peer reviewed articles & has presented nationally & internationally over 200 times. He has lectured published peer review articles regarding philosophies, treatments & causalities in worker’s compensation patients. He has done extensive chart reviews most commonly in work injury , been deposed as a fact and expert witness & testifiedin court

Edward R. Sweetser, M.D., M.H.C.A

Mountainview Regional Medical Center

Las Cruces, New Mexico
Orthopaedic Surgery - I have been practicing General Orthopedic Surgery for 40 years with special emphasis in the last 10 years in Hip and Knee Replacement surgery. I have consulted with defendant malpractice attorneys on numerous occasions, testifying as requested in specific cases. I have also worked in Hospital Administration as the Chief Medical Officer at two different hospitals. I have been published on 3 separate occasions. I am semi-retired and have a considerable amount of free time to do medical reviews.


Orthopaedic Surgery - ABIME Certified. Practiced orthopaedic and hand surgery for 43 years. Experienced with IME Evaluations, Record Reviews, and Worker's Compensation Assessments.

Jeffrey Knox, MD

Bronx, New York
Orthopaedic Surgery - Experience in spinal surgery, general orthopedic surgery, and interventional pain management procedures NYU Spine Surgery fellowship trained NY State Worker's Compensation certified Have performed thousands of file reviews

Ashraf F Guirgues, MD

Morehead City, North Carolina
Orthopaedic Surgery, Spinal Cord Injury Medicine - Specialty Focus: Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon and Fellowship trained Spine Surgeon. Actively practicing surgical and non surgical treatment of spinal disorders of the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine. Particularly enjoys minimally invasive spine surgery such as microdisectomy, and minimally invasive lumbar fusions. Performs epidural spinal injections.

Matthew j Landfried, MD

Landfried Medical Services PC

nc, North Carolina
Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine, Orthopaedic - • Experienced in testifying in court • Experienced in record review • 31 years’ practice experience plus 5 years of residency training • Prefoormed approximately 27,000 surgical procedures • Chief of the Department of Orthopedics for 28 year • Chairman of the Department of Surgery for 25 years

Matt Dorweiler, MD

Centerville, Ohio
Orthopaedic Surgery - Fellowship in Orthopedic Surgery Sports Medicine- The Ohio State University Board Certified- ABOS

Douglas C Gula, D.O.

West Chester, Ohio
Hand Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine, Orthopaedic - Perform Independent Medical Reviews for a number of different healthcare agencies, BWC, TPAs, Atorrneys

Richard E. Grant, M.D.

Fellow AAOS and ABOS

Ambler, Pennsylvania
Orthopaedic Surgery - Clinical Professor Orthopedic Surgery UPenn Medical Center Philadelphia Pa

Michael Jurenovich, DO, CIME, FAADEP

greenville, Pennsylvania
Occupational Medicine, Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine, Orthopaedic - Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon. Also certified with American Board of Independent Medical Examiners, American Association of Disability Evaluating Physicians, and the American Board of Disability Analysts. Associate Professor of Surgery at LECOM and OUCOM. IME and file review experience for over 20 years. Fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons.

Michael C Raklewicz, MD

Kingston, Pennsylvania
Orthopaedic Surgery

John W. Golberg, M.D.

Independent Orthopaedics & Consulting, LLC

Wakefield, Rhode Island
Orthopaedic Surgery

John P. Evans, MD

Foothills Orthopaedics ans Sports Medicine

Greenville, South Carolina
Orthopaedic Surgery - Fellow of the International Academy of Independent Medical Evaluators, skilled in use of the AMA Guides to Impairment and Disease and Injury Causation as well as Impairment. I can review questions of disability, utilization and causality.

Mark A Rowley, M.D.

Pawleys Island, South Carolina
Orthopaedic Surgery - Mark A. Rowley, M.D. Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon. Full-time clinical practice. Residency and fellowship training at Wake Forest University and the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. Licensed in Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Florida. Member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American College of Environmental and Occupational Medicine. Specialty focus orthopaedic conditions, personal injury, causation, work capacity, standard of care, and orthopaedic implant liability,

Joseph P Tobin, M.D., F.A.A.O.S.

Tobin Bone and Joint Surgery

Hilton Head, South Carolina
Orthopaedic Surgery - Currently practicing general orthopaedic surgery. Offices in Pooler, G.A. and Hilton Head, S.C. Board Certified and Fellowship in total joint replacements (Hips and Knees) Experience in chart review for attorneys and insurance cos in personal injury and workers' comp. cases, some malpractice defense. Years of experience in IME and MMI ratings for workers' comp., federal disability, and personal injury cases for attorneys, insurance cos and the government. Experience in use of AMA guidelines for MMI ratings. Quick turnaround time. Experience in video depositions and courtroom testimony.

H. James Wiesman, MD

Columbia Orthopedic Clinic

Columbia, Tennessee
Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine, Orthopaedic

Larry Johnson, MD

Dallas, Texas
Orthopaedic Surgery - Assistant Clinical Professor. UT Southwestern Medical Center Have experience in multiple clinical environments including trauma, sports, work comp, independent medical examinations, military veterans and disability. Have worked with multiple forms of reimbursement including self(private practice), salaried, HMOs. Attend conferences at the medical school on a routine basis. Work in an environment where our work is routinely scrutinized. Continue in practice

Marcella R Woiczik, MD

The Orthopedic Partners

Park City, Utah
Orthopaedic Surgery - Board-certified pediatric orthopaedic surgeon with 15 years of experience in outpatient and hospital settings. Broad experience as a leader, educator, and provider, in a multifaceted academic medical environment. Highly organized, efficient, introspective and innovative problem-solver. Interested in applying my administrative expertise, medical knowledge and skills as a physician advisor, expanding my scope beyond clinical care. Seeking a position where I will continue to learn, grow and adapt, utilizing my talents throughout the varied landscapes of healthcare, and beyond.

Lawrence F. Cohen, M.D.

Richmond, Virginia
Orthopaedic Surgery - I have been in practice for over 33 years. My specialty was orthopedic spine surgery. I am currently working in the clinic doing nonoperative spine and general orthopedics. I am also retraining in general medicine for the past two years. I would be happy to evaluate medical files pertaining to spine surgery, general orthopedic surgery, or general medicine.

Jan-Eric Esway, MD

Jan-Eric Esway, MD, PLLC

Fredericksburg, Virginia
Foot & Ankle Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine

Wade K Jensen, MD

Mountain West Orthpedics

Afton, Wyoming
Neurological Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Spinal Cord Injury Medicine - Dr. Jensen, a Board Certified Orthopedic Spine Surgeon, specializes in both Orthopedic and Neurological Spinal Surgery. With expertise in surgical and non-surgical treatments across cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine, including complex revisions, he is a national leader in the field. Having reviewed over a thousand cases, including complex chart reviews and independent medical examinations, Dr. Jensen provides expert opinions that consistently surpass the Daubert standard. His opinion letters, linked to actual medical records, are regarded as setting a new standard by attorneys.
You can also find Orthopaedic Surgery File Review Consultants who are licensed in:
Massachusetts, Nevada, Idaho, Florida, Virginia, Missouri, California, Ohio, New York, South Carolina, Mississippi, Rhode Island, Alabama, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Wyoming, Texas, Michigan, New Jersey, Minnesota, Maryland, Georgia, Illinois, Arizona, Hawaii , New Mexico, Tennessee, and Utah