Pain File Review Consultant Listings

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.
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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.
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Bradley H Chesler, M.D,

Escondido, California
Pain, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - Great familiarity with ACOEM, MTUS and ODG treatment guidelines. Thirty years experience with electrodiagnostic medicine (EMG/NCV, Intraoperative Neuromonitoring etc). Twenty years experience performing and teaching Musculoskeletal Ultrasound for diagnosis of soft tissue injuries including tendon, muscle and nerve. I was previously a medical director for State Compensation Insurance Fund , the largest workers compensation carrier in California. I have also been a Qualified Medical Examiner since 1991.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Bradley H Chesler, M.D,

Escondido, California
Pain, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - Great familiarity with ACOEM, MTUS and ODG treatment guidelines. Thirty years experience with electrodiagnostic medicine (EMG/NCV, Intraoperative Neuromonitoring etc). Twenty years experience performing and teaching Musculoskeletal Ultrasound for diagnosis of soft tissue injuries including tendon, muscle and nerve. I was previously a medical director for State Compensation Insurance Fund , the largest workers compensation carrier in California. I have also been a Qualified Medical Examiner since 1991.
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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.
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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.
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Moshe Lewis, MD, QME, MPH, MBA Golden Gate Institute for Integrative Medicine

San Carlos, California
Pain, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Spinal Cord Injury Medicine, Sports Medicine - Moshe Lewis, MD, QME, MPH, MBA, is an Ivy League-trained disability doctor who is board-certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation as well as pain medicine. He brings years of IME (Independent Medical Examination) experience. Dr. Lewis is well known by attorneys for his top-notch disability reports and expert opinions. He is a former VP of Operations at NASA and a former Director at Kaiser Permanente. Currently, he is Chief of PM&R at a major San Francisco hospital.
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Amir A. Pouradib, MD Pain Management Associates, Inc.

Laguna Hills, California
Pain, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - Double board-certified physician specialist in the field of Pain Management, as well as Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. Co-founder of Pain Management Associates and Interventional Spine Center. I have extensive experience and knowledge with variety of interventional spine procedures including epidural steroid injections, facet injections, rhizotomies, and spinal cord stimulators. I also have experience with medication management and pharmacology of opioids.
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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
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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
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Robert J. Friedman, MD Headache & Pain Center of Palm Beach

Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
Neurology, Neurology, Brain Injury Medicine, Neuromuscular Medicine, Neuropathology, Pain
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Jay Bender, MD Benderorthopaedics and spine

Roswell, Georgia
Pain, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
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Dwayne L. Clay, MD,JD,MBA Lakeside Pain Center, PC

Macon, Georgia
Pain, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Pain Management-Comprehensive and Interventional IMEs,Chart/File Reviews, Impairment Ratings.Specialist in musculoskeletal medicine including neurological and orthopaedic disorders. Long term and short term disability assessment. AMA Guides Board Certified by American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation,Sub-specialty Certified in Pain Management Certified by American Board of Pain Medicine & American Board of Interventional Pain Physicians, Fellow of Interventional Pain Physicians Certified Independent Medical Examiner Medical Review Officer
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Kerrey L.B. Taylor, DO, MBA Taylor Pain Medicine, LLC

Kailua, Hawaii
Pain, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
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Katherine Herzog, MD

Chicago, Illinois
Pain, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - I completed residency at Schwab Rehabilitation Hospital - University of Chicago. Following residency, I pursued an interventional pain medicine fellowship at the University of California - San Francisco. I am board certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation for PM&R, Pain Medicine and Brain Injury Medicine.
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Dinora Ingberman, MD Pain Management

Skokie, Illinois
Pain, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
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Henry S. Kurzydlowski, M.D. Pain Care Advisors, LLC

Niles, Illinois
Anesthesiology, Pain
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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.
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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.
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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: https://www.seakexperts.com/members/11288-james-p-murphy
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Daniel S. Reynolds, M.D.

Bowling Green, Kentucky
Anesthesiology, Pain
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Vincent R. Forte, MD Louisiana Pain Care

Monroe, Louisiana
Anesthesiology, Pain - Dr. Vincent Forte received his medical degree from Louisiana State University at New Orleans. He completed his residency in anesthesiology at the University of Alabama Hospital in Birmingham and completed a fellowship in pain management at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. Dr. Forte is board certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology as well as the American Board of Pain Medicine. Dr. Forte currently devotes his professional time to helping people from all walks of life overcome their pain and return to their lives.
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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.
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Milan Stojanovic, M.D.

Weston, Massachusetts
Anesthesiology, Pain - Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School - principal founder and former Director of the Interventional Pain Program (12 years). Chair, Spine Intervention Society’s Standards Division. Chair, Educational Committee, World Institute of Pain. Director, Interventional Pain Clinic, Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital. Former Chief, Pain Medicine, VA Boston Healthcare System, Assistant Professor, Harvard Medical School and Director at Large, American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians. Co-editor of pain journals. Trained and mentored many leaders in the field
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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.
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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.
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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
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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.
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Michael A. Palmer, MD,MA Orthopaedic Rehabilitation Associates

West Windsor, New Jersey
Aerospace Medicine, Pain, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Sports Medicine
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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
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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.
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Leland Berkwits, MD, MS

Asheville, North Carolina
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.
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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.
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Carl C. Balog, MD

Tigard, Oregon
Addiction Medicine, Anesthesiology, Internal Medicine, Pain
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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.
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Myron N. Senchyshak, DO, CIME Progressive Pain Care

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Anesthesiology, Pain - I am a board certified, fellowship-trained Anesthesiologist and Pain Medicine physician who also incorporates Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine into my practice as appropriate for holistic patient care. I completed my Anesthesiology residency at The Cleveland Clinic Health System/Meridia Huron Hospital and my Comprehensive Pain Medicine fellowship at The Ohio State University Medical Center. I am board certified by the ABIME as an Independent Medical Examiner.
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George Kum-Nji, M.D.

Killeen, Texas
Pain, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
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Aaron M Levine, MD

Houston, Texas
Pain, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - ABIME Certified. Board Certified in electrodiagnosis.
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George M Baylor, MD Blue Ridge Pain Management Associates, PC

Salem, Virginia
Anesthesiology, Pain - ABIME certified
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David F. Drake, M.D.

Midlothian, Virginia
Pain, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
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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.
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Brenda S. Waller, MD PRIS, PLC

Lynchburg, Virginia
Addiction Medicine, Pain, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - Thirty years experience in the practice of medicine in a variety of venues including Academic, multispecialty group and solo practice. Practice focuses include, but not limited to musculoskeletal, neurological disorders, pain and addiction.
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Donna C Davis, DO

Parkersburg, West Virginia
Pain, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - Double Boarded with over 20 years of experience in chronic pain management and outpatient PM&R. Experienced consultant and advisor regarding safe, effective and appropriate use of pain medication.
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You can also find Pain File Review Consultants who are licensed in:
North Carolina, Oregon , Virginia, Georgia, Florida, California, West Virginia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Arizona, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, Illinois, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Iowa, Montana, Texas, Missouri, Maryland, Colorado, Connecticut, Michigan, Massachusetts, and Hawaii