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    Sandra L. Shefrin M.D.
    Chief of Neurology
    Marin General Hospital

    279 Miller Avenue
    Mill Valley, CA 94941-

    Phone: (415) 380-1950
    Fax: (415) 963-4367
    Email: synapdoc@comcast.net

    Specialties
    General Neurology; Personal Injury Evaluations; Whiplash; Post Concussive Syndrome; Neck and Back Pain; Headache; Memory Loss; Weakness; Trauma; Toxic Exposure; Malpractice; Carpal Tunnel; Disability Claims; Seizures; Stroke; Parkinson's; Multiple Sclerosis.
    Degrees/Licenses
    MD
    Formal Education
    MD, 1978; Neurology Residency, New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center and Sloan-Kettering Memorial Cancer Center (1982-1985); Internal Medicine Residency, McGill University, (1978-1981); Fellow, Electroencephalography and Neuro-ophthalmology, University of CA, San Francisco (1985-1986); Fellowship in Parkinson's disease and Movement disorders (1998-2000).
    Reg/Lic
    MD (CA).
    Previous/Current Position
    Chief of Neurology, Marin General Hospital; Attending Neurologist UCSF - Mt. Zion Hospital; Assistant Neurologist, New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center.
    Honors/Awards
    Certified American Board of Neurology and Psychiatry, 1988; Certified American Board of Internal Medicine, 1981; (Double Boarded).
    Prof. Affil.
    American Academy of Neurology; American Academy of Internal Medicine.
    Publications
    Many, including "Therapeutic Advances in Parkinson's disease." Expert Opinion on Investigational Drugs. October, 1999.
    Prior Expert
    Extensive: Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Chart Review, Arbitration, Testimony at Deposition and Trial, Plaintiff and Defense. Over 20 years
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    Arnold R. Rabin MD
    Ophthalmology Specialist
    Mill Valley Eye Center

    279 Miller Avenue
    San Francisco, CA 94941-

    Phone: 4153801950
    Fax: 4159634367
    Email: synapdoc@comcast.net
    www.marineyemds.com

    Specialties
    Ophthalmology; Eye injuries; Eye surgery; Surgical complications; Decreased Vision; Medical Malpractice; Neuro-ophthalmology; Industrial medicine; Disability; Glaucoma; Cataract; Laser; Retina; Visual assessment; Medical instrumentation; Electrodiagnosis; ERG-VEP; Biomedical engineering; Genetics.
    Degrees/Licenses
    BEE, MSEE, MD (CA, NY, MA).
    Formal Education
    Harvard Medical School, Ophthalmology Resident, 1978-81; MD, Boston University, 1977; Clinical Fellow, Harvard Medical School, 1978-81; MSEE, Biomedical Engineering, Northeastern University, 1972; BEE, Electrical Engineering, City College of New York, 1969.
    Reg/Lic
    MD.
    Previous/Current Position
    Research Associate, Harvard Medical School; Clinical Fellow Harvard, Massachusetts General Hospital; Visiting Professor; University of British Columbia; Attending Ophthalmologist, UCSF. Fellowship Retina and Vitreous.
    Honors/Awards
    Certified, American Board of Ophthalmology.
    Prof. Affil.
    American Academy of Ophthalmology; San Francisco Medical Society; Chandler Grant Glaucoma Society; Clinical Faculty, UCSF; California Medical Association.
    Publications
    Numerous publications including "Retinal Toxicity of Miconazole."
    Prior Expert
    Extensive: Personal injury, California Medical Reviewer (CMRI), Medical malpractice, chart review, testimony at deposition and trial over 25 years experience.
  • Featured Lister
    Michael F Arrigo
    Managing Partner
    No World Borders

    Four Embarcadero Center
    San Francisco, CA 94111-

    Phone: 4156538933 Ext 101
    Alternate: 9496335664
    Email: marrigo@noworldborders.com
    www.noworldborders.com
    http://www.LinkedIn.com/in/marrigo

    Specialties
    Healthcare regulations and reimbursement including HIPAA Privacy and Security, HITECH Act (Meaningful Use), Worker's Compensation Fraud, Medical Coding and Billing, False Claims Act, Affordable Care Act, ICD-10, ICD-9, CPT codes, DRGs.
    Degrees/Licenses
    Bachelor of Science; Masters (Exp 2017) Biomedical Informatics.
    Formal Education
    MS, Biomedical Informatics, Stanford Medical School, '17 Exp; BS, Business Finance, University of Southern California.
    Previous/Current Position
    Managing Partner, Healthcare Practice.
    Prof. Affil.
    Health Information Management and Systems Society (HIMSS), Workgroup for Electronic Data Interchange (WEDI), American Academy of Professional Coders (AAPC), American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA).
    Publications
    Healthcare IT News, GovHealthIT, Mobile Health News, Healthcare Financial Management.
    Prior Expert
    20 cases including expert report, deposition, court testimony in Federal, State Court including testimony before the U.S. Federal Trade Commision.
  • Featured Lister
    Elliott M. Stein MD
    Director of Psychiatry
    Jewish Home of San Francisco

    302 Silver Avenue
    San Francisco, CA 94112-

    Phone: 4156729352
    Fax: 4155869174
    Email: geripsych@aol.com
    www.elliottsteinmd.com

    Specialties
    I am available to serve as an expert witness, and provide legal and forensic consultation, medical record reviews, and assessments concerning psychiatric issues in older individuals, including testamentary capacity, contested wills and trusts, competence, undue influence, dementia, delirium, Alzheimer's, depression, anxiety, psychosis, nursing homes, assisted living, hospitals, psychotropic medication, Medicare.
    Degrees/Licenses
    M.D., licensed in CA and FL.
    Formal Education
    B.S., Psychology, Pennsylvania State University, 1965-1969; M.D., Medicine, University of Miami School of Medicine, 1969-1973; Internship and Residency, Psychiatry, Herrick Memorial Hospital, Berkeley, CA, 1973-1976.
    Reg/Lic
    Board Certified in Geriatric Psychiatry, Board Certified in Psychiatry.
    Previous/Current Position
    Director of Psychiatry, and Medical Director of the Geriatric Psychiatric Hospital for the Jewish Home of San Francisco. Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, University of California San Francisco, School of Medicine. Previously in Private Practice of Geriatric and Older Adult Psychiatry in Miami and Miami Beach, Florida for 33 years. I have been Medical Director for the Community Mental Health Center of Miami Beach, Medical Director of an Inpatient Geriatric Psychiatry program, and Medical Director of an Inpatient Mood Disorder program, as well as consulting at Nursing Homes, Assisted Living and other facilities.
    Honors/Awards
    Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. In 1997, given the Founder’s Award by the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry for contributions to the field, only the 3rd recipient in 35 years. In 2001, given the Weinberg Memorial Award in Geriatric Psychiatry by the American Psychiatric Association, their highest award in Geriatric Psychiatry. ln 2003, was the first recipient of the Clinician of the Year Award from the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry. In 2004, given Distinguished Alumnus Award by the University of Miami School of Medicine. Listed in Best Doctors in America continuously since 1992. Board of Directors (1982-1985) and twice elected President of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry (1985-1987). Treasurer (1989-1993) and on Board of Directors (1993-1997) of the International PsychoGeriatric Association, and Member of the Task Force on Testamentary Capacity and Undue Influence.
    Prof. Affil.
    American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry, American Psychiatric Association, American Medical Association, Northern California Psychiatric Society, American Geriatrics Society, Gerontological Association of America, International PsychoGeriatric Association.
    Publications
    Author/co-author of multiple books and book chapters, and articles in the professional literature. Lecturer at local, regional, national, and international conferences. Recent publications include "Geriatric Psychiatric Outpatient Care: The Private Practice Model in the USA", in the textbook Principles and Practice of Geriatric Psychiatry, 3rd Edition (2011), and "Does your client have testamentary capacity? Mental health and memory issues that affect estate planning." California Trusts and Estates Quarterly, 17 (2), 2011.
    Prior Expert
    Legal consultation regarding Geriatric Psychiatry matters in more than 50 cases. I have worked with attorneys representing both plaintiffs and defendants.
  • Featured Lister
    Debra Phairas
    President
    Practice & Liability Consultants, LLC

    461 Second Street, #229
    San Francisco, CA 94107-

    Phone: 4157644800
    Fax: 4157644802
    Email: dphairas@practiceconsultants.net
    www.practiceconsultants.net

    Specialties
    Medical Practice Valuations, Divorces, Partnership Dissolutions, Medical Malpractice Cases Due to Practice or Risk Management.
    Degrees/Licenses
    BS; MBA Graduate work, Health Services Administration.
  • Richard K. Skala DC
    Chiropractic Physician

    43575 Mission Blvd., #707
    Fremont, CA 94539-

    Phone: 5106576366
    Alternate: 5106516366
    Fax: 5106573849
    Email: dr.rick.skala.dc.qme@gmail.com
    www.drskalachiroexpert.com

    Specialties
    Chiropractic Expert Witness, Chiropractic Board Compliance, Chiropractic Standard of Care / Malpractice / Negligence, Disability Appointment, Personal Injury, IME, stroke disability, Disc Injury, Spinal Manipulation, Injuries, Manipulation Under Anesthesia, Ruptured Disc, Spinal Cord Injury.
    Degrees/Licenses
    DC; QME.
    Formal Education
    DC, Chiropractic, Palmer College of Chiropractic, 1976; DC.
    Reg/Lic
    IME, QME, IDE, Fellow AFICC, Fellow American Board of Disability Analysts, Certified Neuro-Electro Diagnostics, Board Eligible Chiropractic Neurologist.
    Prof. Affil.
    California Society of Industrial Medicine & Surgery, California Chiropractic Association, ICAC.
    Prior Expert
    Hundreds of Depositions, Multiple prior Malpractice cases, Plaintiff & Defense.
  • Jonathan S. Rutchik MD, MPH
    Neurology and Occupational Environmental Medicine
    UCSF Associate Professor

    35 Miller Avenue
    Mill Valley, CA 94941-

    Phone: 4153813133
    Alternate: (415) 606-1465
    Fax: 4153813131
    Email: jsrutch@neoma.com
    www.neoma.com

    Specialties
    Neurology, Occupational Medicine, Neurotoxicology, Metals (Aluminum, Arsenic, Lead, Mercury, Manganese, Thallium, Tin, Zinc), Solvents, Pesticides, Carbon Monoxide, Electromyography, Environmental Exposures, Chemical Exposures, Toxic Neuropathy, Mold, Head Injuries, Head Trauma, Concussion, Chronic Pain. Neurological Fitness for Duty; police, firefighter, commercial driver, safety sensitive positions.
    Degrees/Licenses
    MD; MPH.
  • Aprajita Nakra DPM/FACFAS
    Chief Medical Officer
    Elite Experts, LLC

    2915 E. Baseline Rd., Suite 103
    Gilbert, AZ 85234-

    Phone: 4802125144
    Alternate: 6027902233
    Fax: 4805598410
    Email: drnakra@eliteexperts.org
    www.EliteExperts.org

    Specialties
    Diabetic Foot, Adult & Pediatric Foot and Ankle Surgery, Podiatry, Wound Care, Charcot, Calcaneus/Lisfranc/Pilon Fracture, Ligament, Tendon, Sports Medicine, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Foot & Ankle Surgery, Sprain, Dislocation, Nerve Injury, Ankle Arthroscopy, Ankle Replacement, External Fixation.
    Degrees/Licenses
    DPM; BS.
    Formal Education
    Doctorate, Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, New York College of Podiatric Medicine, 1997; Bachelors of Science, University of Toronto, 1993.
    Reg/Lic
    Board Certified Reconstructive Foot and Ankle Surgeon; Certification in Total Ankle Replacement; Master Techniques in Peripheral Nerve Surgery.
    Previous/Current Position
    Chief Medical Officer, Elite Experts; Medical Director, Advanced Ankle and Foot; Residency Director - AZ division, St. John’s Episcopal Hospital, NY; Medical Executive Committee, Arizona Orthopedic Surgical Hospital, AZ; Board Member, Arizona Foundation for Medical Care; Board Member, Arizona State Physicians Association.
    Honors/Awards
    Best Preceptor Award, Midwestern University - 2014.
    Prof. Affil.
    Fellow, American College of Foot & Ankle Surgeons; Faculty, American Academy of Foot and Ankle Osteosynthesis; Faculty, Podiatry Institute; Faculty, Midwestern University; Member, American Academy of Podiatric Sports Medicine; Member, American College Foot & Ankle Pediatrics; Past President, Arizona Podiatric Medical Association.
    Publications
    Editor of "McGlamry’s Comprehensive Textbook of Foot and Ankle Surgery, 4th ed."; Also, National and International speaker on the topics of non-surgical and surgical ankle and foot topics.
    Prior Expert
    17+ years clinical experience. Specializing in medical and legal aspects of foot and ankle cases including Independent Medical Evaluations, chart/file reviews, depositions, and expert witness testimony.
  • David F. Goldsmith PhD
    Adjunct Associate Professor
    Human Science Department

    Georgetown University
    9504 Crosby Road
    Silver Spring, MD 20910-

    Phone: 2025491019
    Alternate: 3015898825
    Fax: 3015898825
    Email: dfg27@georgetown.edu
    www.OccupationalEpi.com

    Specialties
    General causation expertise; Occupational/environmental epidemiology, including Daubert experience; health hazards of silica, silicosis and cancer, pulmonary and auto-immune diseases; health effects of pesticides; asbestos; spray painting; talc and cancer risks; cryotherapy devices; diesel exhaust; railroad exposures; gynecological mesh; World Trade Center dust; oil spill response; fracking, firefighting and cancer, laundered textiles, drugs and birth defects.
    Degrees/Licenses
    MSPH, PhD.
    Formal Education
    BA, Sociology, Antioch College, 1972; MSPH, Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, 1977; PhD, Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, 1983.
    Previous/Current Position
    Principal Epidemiologist Railroad Union Health Study, Washington DC, Ateneo de Manila University, Manila Philippines, University of Manitoba, Department Community Health Sciences Winnipeg MB Canada, Georgetown University and George Washington University, Milken Institute, School of Public Health, Visiting Epidemiologist, Veterans Administration, Washington, DC, University of SF, University of CA San Diego/Davis Schools of Medicine; Senior Scientist, Public Health Institute, Berkeley, CA; Special Assistant for Risk Assessment, U.S. EPA, San Francisco, CA; Epidemiologist, NIOSH, Morgantown, WV; Staff Scientist, National Academy of Sciences, Washington DC; GRA; Occupational Health Studies Group, University of North Carolina; Environmental Epidemiologist, Research Triangle Institute, Research Triangle Park, NC.
    Honors/Awards
    Fulbright Specialist, Ateneo de Manila University, Fulbright Canada Visiting Research Chair in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM); National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences Traineeship; two Intergovernmental Personnel Awards (IPA) to EPA and to Veterans Administration (VA)
    Prof. Affil.
    Served as consultant or peer-reviewer for many health journals, for NIH, EPA and CDC study sections, CA Dept. Health Services, National Academy of Sciences, Institute of Medicine, Office of the Surgeon General, International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), EPA, CDC-NIOSH; Society for Occupational and Environmental Health-Elected Board of Councilors; International Society for Environmental Epidemiology; International Epidemiology Association; Member of the Board and President Association for Occupational and Environmental Clinics (AOEC); International Society for Exposure Science; Vice President - Workplace Health Without Borders (WHWB)--U.S.
    Publications
    70+ Peer reviewed publications; International Agency for Research on Cancer Monograph on the Evaluation of the Carcinogenic Risk of Chemicals to Humans--Silica and Some Silicates. Volume 42. 1986, Lyon, France, Contributing author to Science on Witness Stand, OEM Press, Beverly Farms, MA, Guidoffi TL and Rose SG, Editors, 2001; Pesticide Exposure and Pesticide Health Effects, Oxford University Press Online Bibliographies, 2014
    Prior Expert
    25+ years of consulting on cases; California, Texas, Ohio, Oregon, Nevada, Pennsylvania, Florida, Virginia, North Carolina, Delaware, New Jersey, Washington DC, Maryland, Louisiana and New York on silica, asbestos, construction, other hazardous exposures. Depositions, Daubert/Proposition 65 hearings, trial appearances for plaintiff and defense; Consultant to OSHA and NIOSH on the new silica dust standard. Experience in Japan, Philippines, Canada, Uzbekistan, France, Italy and Israel on medical-legal policies.
  • James L Chen MD, MPH
    Board-Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon
    James L Chen MD Inc

    450 Sutter Street, Suite 400
    San Francisco, CA 94108-

    Phone: 4159003000
    Fax: 4159003001
    Email: JAMESCHENMD@GMAIL.COM
    http://www.aosportsmed.com/
    http://www.LinkedIn.com/in/jameschenmd

    Specialties
    Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine, Knee/Shoulder/Hip/Elbow/Foot/Ankle/Hand/Wrist Surgery, Fracture Care, Joint Replacement Surgery, Independent Medical Evaluation, Medical Record Evaluation.
    Degrees/Licenses
    MD; MPH.
    Formal Education
    BA, Swarthmore College, 1998; MD, University of California Davis, 2006; MPH, University of California Berkeley, 2000.
    Reg/Lic
    Board Certified by American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Board Certified by American Board of Independent Medical Examiners, California Medical License A102032.
    Previous/Current Position
    Fellowship Director - San Francisco Sports Medicine Fellowship, Assistant Clinical Professor - University of California San Francisco, Faculty - San Francisco Orthopaedic Residency, Faculty - Current Issues of MRI in Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, Review - The Knee Journal.
    Prof. Affil.
    Full forensic services for attorneys as expert consultant and expert witness: In court testimony; preparation for trial; pre-trial case evaluation; file reviews, reports; depositions.
    Prior Expert
    Full forensic services for attorneys as expert consultant and expert witness: In court testimony; preparation for trial; pre-trial case evaluation; file reviews, reports; depositions.
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