Pain File Review Consultant


Welcome to the SEAK National Directory of Medical File Review Consultants. The following list of board certified Pain 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.

Magdy Gad, MD

Phoenix, Arizona
Anesthesiology, Pain - I have been doing file/chart/case review since 2008. Mainly for Anesthesiology and Pain Management. HCQM Certified by ABQAURP. Pay very close attention to details, being objective and using up-to-date literature and current practice parameters/standards, to support my report/review.

Hamilton Chen, MD

Riverside, California
Pain, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - Dr. Hamilton Chen is board certified by the American Board of Independent Medical Examiners. Dr. Chen is also board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Pain Medicine. Dr. Chen has extensive experience with medical and interventional pain management, neuromodulation including spinal cord stimulation, peripheral nerve stimulation, and intrathecal pumps. He has completed over 1000+ medical file reviews in his specialty. Dr. Chen currently practices full time in private practice in the Inland Empire in Southern California.

William Dillin, MD

Rancho Palos Verdes, California
Orthopaedic Surgery, Pain, Spinal Cord Injury Medicine - William Dillin, M.D. completed the Neurosurgery and Orthopaedic Spinal Surgery Fellowship at Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia in July 1985. His practice is devoted exclusively to spine surgery and spine medicine with attendant procedures. Since, July 1985, he has served as a spine consultant the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic. Dr. Dillin has been an associate at the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic since July 1986. He is a co-founder of the Kerlan-Jobe Spine Center, a multidisciplinary center of excellence dedicated to spine diseases.

Samuel E Johnson, D.O.,FACEP Tazkat, Inc

Auburn, United States, California
Emergency Medicine, Pain - I have practiced Emeregency Medicine for over 22 years in multiple settings: County trauma level one facility, 100k plus ED visits at Rural designated trauma receiving facility, 17 years in community ED setting. 15 years as Assistant Director, Emergency Dept. 6 years spent in high volume high acuity Urgent Care clinic. Extensive experience with pain management involving opiates. Board Certified AAPM (American Academy Pain Management). Medical Director for private ambulance company, 20 years. Previous EMS Medical Director for Monterey County. Board Certified Urgent Care Medicine ABUMC.

Eric Mehlberg, MD

Golden, Colorado
Anesthesiology, Pain - Personal Injury, Interventional pain (spinal cord stimulators, epidurals [TFESI and ILESI], facet blocks, radiofrequency ablation, neuromodulation, sympathetic blocks), Opioid Dependence, DEA compliance, Opioid Tapering Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Post-Surgical Pain, Adjucnt Faculty at Rocky Vista / HCA Family Medicine and Psychiatry Residencies

Roshni N Patel, MD RNP Medical LLC

West Hartford, Connecticut
Neurology, Pain - Quadruple board certified in Neurology, Pain Medicine, Brain Injury Medicine & Headache medicine Assistant Clinical Professor Quinnipiac University, Frank H. Netter, School of Medicine Neurology Residency At University of Connecticut Pain Medicine Fellowship at New York University- NYU Dept of Anesthesia Experience in Worker's Compensation Cases, Disability Impairment Ratings, Records Review, Personal Injury Cases, Short Term and Long Term Disability Claim Reviews, and Medical Necessity Determinations.

Leland Berkwits, MD, MS

Tallahassee, Florida
Pain, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - Fellowship trained interventional physiatrist / ACGME Pain Medicine sub-specialty boarded with 27+ years’ experience in practice (14 years general Pain Medicine / 13 years General Physiatry). Co-editor and author of multiple chapters in the text Atlas of Image-Guided Spinal Procedures (1st & 2nd ed. Elsevier) currently used as the basis for many fellowship training programs. Extensive clinical experience in interventional pain procedures and medical pain management, including work comp. Experience in medico-legal file review as well as utilization review.

Timothy Bundy, DO Medical Legal Professionals, LLC

Tampa, Florida
Pain, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Sports Medicine - TIMOTHY BUNDY, DO, FAABPMR, DAOBPMR, DAOBPMRPM, MCIME, CLCP, ATC Fellow, American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Diplomate, American Osteopathic Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Diplomate, American Osteopathic Board of PM&R (Pain Medicine) Master Certified Independent Medical Examiner by the ABIME Certified Life Care Planner by the ICHCC Certified Athletic Trainer by the NATA BOC

Robert J. Friedman, MD Headache & Pain Center of Palm Beach

Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
Neurology, Neurology, Brain Injury Medicine, Neuromuscular Medicine, Neuropathology, Pain

Adrian K Hamburger, M.D.

Sarasota, Florida
Anesthesiology, Pain - Board Certified in Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine. Anesthesia Residency and Pain Medicine Fellowship at Harvard's Massachusetts General Hospital. Initially in private practice - then transitioned to Interventional Pain Medicine within Yale New Haven Health System. East Region Director of Pain Medicine, and co-chair of System wide Pain Council - both for Hartford Healthcare. Expertise in acute/chronic pain, interventional pain medicine, nerve injuries, neuropathy, spine and spinal cord injuries (Cauda Equina). Experience with chart review for personal injury, medical malpractice, work comp.

Kerrey L.B. Taylor, DO, MBA Taylor Pain Medicine, LLC

Kailua, Hawaii
Pain, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Henry S. Kurzydlowski, M.D. Pain Care Advisors, LLC

Niles, Illinois
Anesthesiology, Pain

Cyril Philip, MD

Highland Park, Illinois
Anesthesiology, Pain - Trained at Harvard Medical School. Extensive experience in Interventional Pain Management. Currently, the medical director at one of the largest healthcare system's Pain Management Service Line. Current in literature as well as procedures including but not limited to: Spinal Cord Stimulation, Vertebral Augmentation, Radiofrequency Ablation, Epidural Steroid Injections, Facet Injections, peripheral nerve injections, peripheral nerve stimulation, medial branch block, sacroiliac joint injection.

Stanley J Mathew, MD American Rehabilitation Medicine

Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Pain, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Sports Medicine, Orthopaedic - Stanley Mathew, MD, has been an Attending Physician at St Luke's Hospital since October 2009. Dr. Mathew also serves as Chief Executive Officer of American Rehabilitation Medicine , PLLC. He was previously a Chief Resident in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at New York Medical College. Dr. Mathew has extensive experience in the fields of Internal medicine, Physical medicine and rehabilitation, pain management and electrodiagnostic medicine.

James P Murphy, MD, MMM Murphy Pain Center

Louisville, Kentucky
Addiction Medicine, Anesthesiology, Pain - Dr. Murphy is board-certified in Pain Management, Anesthesiology, and Addiction Medicine. He is the founder and CEO of Murphy Pain Center in New Albany, IN and practices interventional pain medicine (i.e. procedures) at Clark Memorial Hospital in Jeffersonville, IN. Dr. Murphy serves gratis on the faculty of the University of Louisville School of Medicine. His Pain Management fellowship was at the Mayo Clinic, where he served on the faculty of the Mayo Medical School. To learn more please visit Dr. Murphy's SEAK Expert Witness listing:

Philip J Marion, MD, MS, MPH Capital Medical Services

Takoma Park, Maryland
Pain, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - Board certified in physical medicine & rehabilitation as well as pain management. Extensive expertise in disability assessment, independent medical evaluation and medical necessity determinations. Active clinical practice, academic appointment and senior management.

Josh Suderman, MD

Ada, Michigan
Anesthesiology, Pain - I’m board-certified in anesthesiology and pain medicine and practice Pain Management 100% of the time with extensive knowledge of opioid management and interventional pain procedures including epidural injections, nerve blocks, spinal cord stimulation, and radiofrequency ablation. I have performed multiple file review services for clients ranging from the Veterans Administration to the bureau of professional licensing here in the state of Michigan. I’m the Vice President of a busy multidisciplinary office-based pain management practice. I’m a member of the Michigan State Medical Society.

Steven M. Wiener, MD Michigan Interventional Pain Associates

West Bloomfield, Michigan
Anesthesiology, Pain

John C. Lucio, DO, FACHE, CIME, MRO Mid America Labs, Inc.

Jefferson City, Missouri
Anesthesiology, Pain - Certified Independent Medical Examiner - Disability Examination. Certified Medical Review Officer. I have extensive experience with file reviews regarding pain management, including proper and legal opioid prescribing in the capacity as a physician and past member of the State of Missouri Medical Licensing Board. Disability evaluations as a Certified Independent Medical Examiner.

Joshua Goodwin, MD

Henderson, Nevada
Pain, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Sports Medicine - PM&R Fellowship trained in Sports medicine and interventional spine. Regenerative Medicine specialist Electrodiagnostics

Robert H Odell, MD, PhD Neuropathy & Pain Center of Las Vegas

Las Vegas, Nevada
Anesthesiology, Pain - Dr. Odell is Founder of Neuropathy and Pain Centers of Las Vegas and is Co-owner of Associated Pain Specialists, with three clinics in east TN. At both practices, he does interventional pain procedures, including a new safe and effective treatment for peripheral neuropathy.He has extensive experience with a wide variety of pain management techniques including spinal cord stimulator placement, radiofrequency procedures in the spine. He has done multiple record reviews for both plaintiff and defense in medical legal cases. He has published extensively in the pain management literature.

Michael A. Palmer, MD,MA Orthopaedic Rehabilitation Associates

West Windsor, New Jersey
Aerospace Medicine, Pain, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Sports Medicine

Sawey A. Harhash, MD, FAAPMR Elite Medical & Rehabilitation PC

Huntington Station, New York
Pain, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - -Board Certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation -Fellowship trained in Pain Management and Sports Medicine

Naseer A. Tahir, MD

Pittsford, New York
Anesthesiology, Pain

Adelle Anthony-Williams, MD

Charlotte, North Carolina
Anesthesiology, Pain - Yale University trained anesthesiologist with a fellowship in pain management from UNC Chapel Hill. Over 20 years of clinical experience. Clinical expert in office-based anesthesia and pain management. Additional experience in creation of pain management guidelines for health management organization.

Joyce Huerta, MD

Wake Forest, North Carolina
Pain, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - Board Certified in PM&R, Pain Management, and Electrodiagnostic Medicine. 17 years experience in treating outpatient non-operative spine conditions and interventional pain management in a busy orthopedic outpatient spine center clinic.

Carl C. Balog, MD

Tigard, Oregon
Addiction Medicine, Anesthesiology, Internal Medicine, Pain

Richard S Kaplan, MD Kaplan Rehab and EMG

Monroeville, Pennsylvania
Pain, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - 20+ Years File Review experience including State work injury guidelines, Disability, Medical Necessity Impairment Rating, Impairment Review, Auto Peer Review, Auto Biomechanical Review, Life Care Planning, Medical Cost Projections, Medicare Setaside Review, and Life Expectancy Analysis. Licensed in 10 states and proficient in multiple state guidelines including CA, TX, PA, NY, LA, WA, IN, FL, WV, and OH.

George Kum-Nji, M.D.

Killeen, Texas
Pain, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Aaron M Levine, MD

Houston, Texas
Pain, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - ABIME Certified. Board Certified in electrodiagnosis.

George M Baylor, MD Blue Ridge Pain Management Associates, PC

Salem, Virginia
Anesthesiology, Pain - ABIME certified

Akhtar Purvez, MD Pain & Spine Center of Charlottesville

Charlottesville, Virginia
Pain - Dr. Purvez is a highly qualified and experienced interventional pain physician who trained in Head & Neck Surgery in India, in Anesthesiology at Boston University and in Pain Medicine at the University of Virginia. Dr. Purvez is certified by the American Board of Pain Medicine, the American Board of Anesthesiology in Pain Medicine, and the American Board of Disability Analysts. He has been in pain practice since 2002.
You can also find Pain File Review Consultants who are licensed in:
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