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H. Darien Behravan

Interventional Pain Management Specialist

Bar Area Pain and Spine Institute

13690 E. 14th Street
Suite 230
San Leandro, CA 94578
Phone: (415) 845-0752 Alternate: (510) 614-9200 Fax: (510) 614-9203 Email: dbehravan@gmail.com Website: www.bayareapainandspine.com

Specialties

Dr. Behravan has special expertise in the spine, orthopedic pain, and image-guided procedures. He is experienced in complex orthopedic pain and chronic pain syndromes utilizing state of the art technology and a multidisciplinary approach to pain.

Dr. Behravan also uses BOTOX® in his practice for a variety of pain states including headaches, myofascial pain, post-surgical pain, excessive sweating, and anesthetics.

Formal Education

Fellowships in Pain Management and Anesthesia Pain Management, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, 2003; Anesthesiology Residency, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 2001; Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, 1996

Registration and Licenses

Licensed physician in California, 2001;
American Board of Anesthesiology – Pain Medicine;
American Board of Anesthesiology – Anesthesiology;
American Society of Addiction – Addiction Medicine;

Previous/Current Position

Founding Physician & Chief Executive Officer, Bay Area Pain and Spine Institute, 2005-present;
Founding Physician & Chief Executive Officer, Bay Area Regenerative Medicine, 2005-present;
Physician, Webster Orthopedics, 2003-2005

Prof. Affiliations

American Osteopathic Association;
American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians;
North American Spine Society;
American Society of Anesthesiologists;
American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine

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Arnold R. Rabin

Ophthalmology Specialist

Mill Valley Eye Center

279 Miller Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94941
Phone: (415) 380-1950 Fax: (415) 963-4367 Email: synapdoc@comcast.net Website: 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.

Registration and Licenses

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. Affiliations

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.

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Dudley S. Danoff

President and Founder Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Tower Urology

Cedars Sinai Medical Center
8635 West Third Street, Suite 1 West
Los Angeles, CA 90048
Phone: (310) 854-9898 Alternate: (310) 854-9898 126 Fax: (310) 854-0267 Email: Dudleydanoff@gmail.com Website: www.towerurology.com

Specialties

Urologic surgery; Urologic oncology; prostate, bladder and kidney cancers; erectile dysfunction; penile implants; kidney and bladder stones.

Degrees/Licenses

BA; MD; FACS.

Formal Education

BA, Suma Cum Laude, Phi Beta, Princeton University; MD, Yale University, School of Medicine; Urologic surgery, Columbia University.

Registration and Licenses

Board certified in Urology; MD California 1971-now.

Previous/Current Position

President and Founder of Cedar Sinai, Senior attending Urologic Surgeon, Cedars-Sinai, clinical faculty UCLA School of Medicine, clinical faculty Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.

Honors/Awards

Phi Beta Kappa, Princeton University, Summa Cum Laude, Princeton University, society Honorary Society XI, Scientific Honorary Society, Judah L. Magnus Medalist, Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Prof. Affiliations

Society of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgery, Transplant Society of Southern California, Phi Beta Kappa, American Urologic Society, Society of Air Force Clinical Surgeons.

Publications

Laparoscopic Pelvic Lymphadenectomy Journal of Laparoendoscopic Surgery, Vol. 1, No. 1; Textbook, Laparoendoscopic Surgery, Chapter: "Laparoscopic Lymphadenectomy," Ballatine Lehy.

Prior Expert

More than 35 years consulting in Medical-Legal-matters for defense and plaintiff; trial experience; urologic surgery; urologic oncology; prostate/bladder & kidney cancers; infertility; erectile dysfunction; penile implants.

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James G. Tappan

Obstetrician/Gynecologist

James G. Tappan, MD

20 W. 3rd Avenue, #602
San Mateo, CA 94402-7115
Phone: (650) 347-5065 Alternate: (650) 642-0149 Fax: (650) 348-3425 Email: jgtobg@msn.com

Specialties

Board-certified in Obstetrics-Gynecology; Expertise in Laparoscopy, Peer Review, Standard of Care, Causation. Expert witness experienced in case review, report preparation, testimony at deposition and trial; plaintiff and defense.

Degrees/Licenses

BA, MD (CA), FACOG, FACS.

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Mark I. Levy, MD

Medical Director

Forensic Psychiatric Associates LP

655 Redwood Highway, Suite 271
Mill Valley, CA 94941
Phone: (415) 388-8040 Fax: (415) 634-2400 Email: forensics@fpamed.com Website: www.fpamed.com

Specialties

Forensic Psychiatric & Psychological Consultants: 11 Forensic Psychiatrists; 3 Forensic Neuropsychologists, 1 Forensic Autism Psychologist; Mass Tort Litigation; Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder - accidents, slip & fall, disaster, violence, loss/bereavement, death/divorce, torture, terrorization, sexual abuse/harassment, incest, rape/molestation, pain (PTSD symptoms: anxiety, depression, difficulty concentrating, flashbacks, extreme moodiness, hyper-vigilance, fearfulness, reduced performance, sexual dysfunction); ADA-Americans with Disabilities Act; Psychotherapy; Psychopharmacology; Boundary Violations; Malpractice; Testimony Cyroby Undue Influence; Child Psychiatry; Custody Issues; Autism; Traumatic Brain Injury.

Degrees/Licenses

MD (CA, HI). Diplomate of the American Board Psychiatry and Neurology, Adult & Forensic Psychiatry; Diplomate National Board of Physicians & Surgeons, Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry.

Formal Education

AB, MD, Columbia University.

Registration and Licenses

MD (CA, HI); DEA, QME (currently inactive).

Previous/Current Position

Assoc. Clinical Professor/Psychiatry, UCSF; Faculty UCSF and San Francisco Psychoanalytic Institute; Former Chairman San Francisco Foundation for Psychoanalysis; Media Medical Expert.

Honors/Awards

Distinguished Life Fellow, American Psychiatric Association.

Prof. Affiliations

UCSF, Dept. of Psychiatry, Assoc. Clinical Professor; Distinguished Life Fellow of American, California and Northern California Psychiatric Associations; Member of International Psychoanalytic Assn.; former officer & board member, San Francisco Psychoanalytic Institute and Society; American Academy of Psychiatry and The Law; Founder and former Chairman San Francisco Foundation for Psychoanalysis; Psych. lecturer to Bar Association of San Francisco.

Publications

18 publications including "The Use of Forensic Psychiatry in Catastrophic Injury and Multi-Party Litigation" BNA (Bllomberg) Insight, (13:23 Dec. 2013). "Stressing The Point: PTSD - What It Is and What It Is Not" For The Defense, Defense Research Institute, Nov. 1995. "Shrink in the Courtroom," (2000) and "Assessing the Truth," (2000), San Francisco Attorney Magazine.

Prior Expert

More than 500 civil cases involving allegations of psychological injury. Defense: plaintiff 65% - 35%. PTSD, ADA, FEHA, Sexual harassment, psychotic states, incest, depression, drug/alcohol abuse, phobias; Psychiatric malpractice: Wrongful death, sexual or financial impropriety. More than 400 depositions; testified at trial in Federal and State Court 60 times.

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Forensic Psychiatric Associates Medical Corp

Medical Director, Assoc. Clinical ProfessorPsychiatry, UCSF

Mark I. Levy

655 Redwood Highway, Suite 271
Mill Valley, CA 94941
Phone: (415) 388-8040 Fax: (415) 634-2400 Email: mark@levymd.com Website: www.fpamed.com

Specialties

5 Forensic Psychiatrists; 2 Forensic Neuropsychologists; Mass Tort Litigation; Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder - accidents, slip & fall, disaster, violence, loss/bereavement, death/divorce, sexual abuse/harassment, incest, rape/molestation, pain (PTSD symptoms: anxiety, depression, difficulty concentrating, flashbacks, extreme moodiness, hyper-vigilance, fearfulness, reduced performance, sexual dysfunction); ADA-Americans with Disabilities Act; Psychoanalysis; Psychotherapy; Psychopharmacology; Boundary Violations; Malpractice; Testamentary capacity/undue influence/will contests; Child Psychiatry & Custody Disputes; Autism; Traumatic Brain Injury; substance Abuse; Hospital & Emergency Psychiatry; Board Certified Adult, Child, Adolesent and Forensic Psychiatrist Anlee Kuo, JD, MD, Board Certified Adult and Forensic Psychiatrists Mark Levy MD, David Kan Md, Charles Saldanha MD and James Armontrout MD; Board Certified Forensic Neuropsychologist Ronald Roberts PhD; Neuropsychologist Sarah Hall PhD.

Degrees/Licenses

MD (CA, HI). Diplomate of the American Board Psychiatry and Neurology, Adult & Forensic Psychiatry.

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S. L. Shefrin

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).

Registration and Licenses

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. Affiliations

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 experience.

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Elliott M. Stein

Geriatric Psychiatry

525 Midvale Way
Mill Valley, CA 94941
Phone: (415) 672-9352 Email: geripsych@aol.com Website: 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.

Registration and Licenses

Board Certified in Geriatric Psychiatry, Board Certified in Psychiatry.

Previous/Current Position

Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine. Served as Director of Psychiatry and Medical Director of the Geriatric Psychiatric Hospital for the Jewish Home of San Francisco, 2010-2020. 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. Distinguished Fellow of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry. 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 (2007-2016).

Prof. Affiliations

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.

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Jonathan S. Rutchik

Neurology and Occupational Environmental Medicine

UCSF Associate Professor

35 Miller Avenue
Suite 331
Mill Valley, CA 94941
Phone: (415) 381-3133 Alternate: (415) 606-1465 Fax: (415) 381-3131 Email: jsrutch@neoma.com Website: 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; FACOEM; FAAN

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Saul Rosenberg

Assoc. Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, UCSF

350 Bon Air Road
Suite 250
Greenbrae, CA 94904
Phone: (415) 925-3086 Fax: (866) 845-8848 Email: saulrosenbergphd@gmail.com

Specialties

PTSD, Trauma and Stressor-Related Disorders, Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Assessment of PTSD Symptom Validity and Malingering, Transportation Accidents, Mass Tort Litigation, Medical Malpractice, Will Contests, Testamentary Capacity, Undue Influence, Disability, Employment, Wrongful Termination, Sexual Harassment, Discrimination, Wrongful Death, Landlord/Tenant.

Degrees/Licenses

PhD, Clinical Psychology, CA License PSY5596.

Formal Education

Post-Doctoral Fellow in Clinical Psychology, University of California, San Francisco - Mount Zion Hosp., 1978; Certificate in Psychoanalysis, San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis, 1999; PhD in Clinical Psychology, Bowling Green State University, 1975; MA, Psychology, Queens College, City University of New York, 1973; BA, Psychology, State University of New York at Buffalo, 1968.

Registration and Licenses

Psychologist CA PSY5596, Qualified Medical Examiner (QME) for Workers Compensation, California.

Previous/Current Position

Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, University of California, San Francisco; Private Practice of Clinical and Forensic Psychology; Director, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program, Kaiser-South San Francisco; Principal Investigator, NIMH grant on diagnosis of psychiatric disorders, UCSF-Mount Zion Hospital, San Francisco, CA.

Honors/Awards

Life Member, American Psychological Association.

Prof. Affiliations

American Psychological Association, International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, Society for Personality Assessment, American Society of Addiction Medicine, Society for Behavioral Medicine, Society for Research on Nicotine & Tobacco

Publications

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, 2014, Encyclopedia of Neurological Sciences, M.J. Aminoff & R.B. Daroff, (Eds.), Elsevier; Evidence-Based Forensic Psychological Assessment of Validity and Malingering of PTSD, 2018, Annual Meeting of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies; Invited Congressional Testimony on PTSD, U.S. House of Representatives, Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee, 110th Congress; Multi-Method Personality and Psychopathology Assessment of Traumatic Brain Injury, 2009.
Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality Assessment; Brief Dynamic Psychotherapy for Depression, E. E. Beckham, & W. R. Lieber (Eds.) Handbook of Depression: Treatment Assessment and Research, 1985, Dorsey Press; Stanford University Collaborative Project on Assessing Interpersonal Problems in Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, 1991, in L. E. Beutler & M. Crago (Eds.). Psychotherapy Research, American Psychological Association Press.

Prior Expert

Approximately 300 civil cases, 230 depositions, testified at trial 20 times. Cases involving psychological injuries including PTSD, Trauma and Stressor-Related Disorders, mild TBI, Transportation Accidents, Will Contests, Testamentary Capacity, Undue Influence, Medical Malpractice, Employment, Mass Tort Litigation.

Jeffrey T. Holmes

Orthopedic Surgery/Sports Medicine

700 W. Parr Avenue
Suite E
Los Gatos, CA 95032
Phone: (408) 412-8616 Fax: (408) 412-8619 Email: Drjeffreytholmes@yahoo.com

Specialties

Orthopedic and musculoskeletal injury evaluation, personal injury, Medical malpractice, Independent medical evals., Agreed medical evaluation, Worker's injuries

Degrees/Licenses

MD; JD; MBA (Finance)

Joseph B. Marzouk

Infectious Disease Specialist

4096 Piedmont Avenue, Suite 911
Oakland, CA 94611
Phone: (510) 835-6225 Alternate: (510) 874-1415 Email: jobmarzouk@gmail.com Website: www.infectiousdiseasemd.com

Specialties

Infectious diseases - infections of all medical and surgical specialties; Infection control; HIV and AIDS; Food poisoning; Hepatitis; Sepsis; Medical malpractice in above areas.

Degrees/Licenses

MD; FACP.

Formal Education

AB, Princeton University, 1972; MD, Boston University School of Medicine, 1976; Internship and Residency, Internal Medicine, Wayne State University Affiliated Hospitals, Detroit, MI, 1976-79; Chief Medical Residency, Wayne State University Affiliated Hospitals, 1979-80; Fellowship, Infectious Diseases, University of CA, San Francisco, 1980-82.

Registration and Licenses

MD (Licenses: AZ, CA), American Board of Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases; Certification Board of Infection Control; HIV Specialist.

Previous/Current Position

Medical Director, Infection Control, Summit Medical Center; Medical Director, Infection Control, Alameda Hospital; Past Chief, Division of Infectious Disease, Summit Medical Center and Highland General Hospital; Past President, Medical Staff, Summit Medical Center.

Honors/Awards

Multiple presentations to various audiences on infectious disease topics. One of "The Best Doctors in America."

Prof. Affiliations

Infectious Disease Society of America; Fellow, Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America; Fellow, American College of Physicians; Alameda-Contra Costa County Medical Association.

Publications

25 publications. Editor-Author, Infectious Disease chapter in Lawyers' Medical Cyclopedia.

Prior Expert

Case reviews, independent medical evaluations, depositions - trials; plaintiff and defense work.

Michael L. Fischman

President

Fischman Occupational & Environmental Medical Group

1270 Arroyo Way
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Phone: (925) 283-2366 Fax: (925) 282-3358 Email: michael.fischman@fischmanmed.com Website: www.fischmanmed.com

Specialties

Industrial toxicology; Environmental toxicology; Occupational & environmental medicine; Occupational/environmental cancer; Occupational lung disease; Indoor air quality/building-related illness; Heavy metal toxicity; Neurotoxicity; Pesticides; Mold health effects; Benzene.

Degrees/Licenses

BA, MPH, MD.

Formal Education

BA, Bio-Medical Sciences, University of Michigan, 1976; MD, University of Michigan, 1979; Masters in Public Health, Environmental Health Sciences, University of CA, Berkeley, 1982.

Registration and Licenses

Diplomate, American Board of Preventive Medicine in Occupational Medicine; Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine.

Previous/Current Position

Consultant in Occupational & Environmental Medicine and Toxicology; Corporate Medical Director; Former Resident in Occupational Medicine and in Internal Medicine.

Honors/Awards

Graduated with distinction and Alpha Omega Alpha honorary medical society member, University of Michigan Medical School.

Prof. Affiliations

Clinical Professor & Assistant Chief, Division of Occupational & Environmental Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco; Board of Directors, American College of Occupational & Environmental Medicine (2009-2015); American Academy of Clinical Toxicology.

Publications

12; "Chemical Hazards of the Workplace," 3rd ed., Van Nostrand Reinhold: New York, 1991; "Occupational Cancer" in Current Occupational and Environmental Medicine, ed.: J. LaDou and R. Harrison, McGraw-Hill, 5th ed., (2014).

Prior Expert

Retained expert in over 100 cases, including toxic tort, product liability and commercial litigation involving chemical, physical, and biological hazards.

Anish Shah MD

CEO and Medical Director of Siyan Clinical Co.

480 Tesconi Circle
Suite B
Santa Rosa, CA 95401
Phone: (707) 206-7268 2 Alternate: (707) 696-8045 Fax: (707) 206-7254 Email: a.shah@siyahclinical.com Website: www.expertwitnesspsychiatrist.com

Specialties

Psychiatry; Researcher; Expert Witness

Degrees/Licenses

Medical License, CA, 2003 - Present; DEA License, CA, 2003-Present; Medical Practice License, India, 1995-Present; QME for OA, 2012 - Present.

Formal Education

Medical License, Psychiatry, University of Illinois, 2003-Present; Medical Practice License, Medical University India, 1995-Present

Registration and Licenses

DEA License 2003, QME for CA Workers Compensation. Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certificate.

Previous/Current Position

Currently CEO and Medical Provider of Siyan Clinical Co.; CEO and Medical Director of Napa State Hospital 2011-2012; Sonoma County Mental Health - Psychiatrist, 2005-Present.

Honors/Awards

Chair of Education Committee, University of Illinois, 2003; Chair, Discussion Group, University of Illinois, 2004; Class Representative of Psychiatry Residents, University of Illinois 2000.

Prof. Affiliations

American College of Physician Executives, American Psychiatric Assoc., California Psychiatric Assoc., Indian Medical Assoc., Sonoma County Bar Assoc., Marin County Bar Assoc.

Publications

(9 publications) Evaluation of Malingering Patient with Chronic Pain - Sonoma Medicine, 2015; Traumatic Reactions After Wild Fires; Common Reeactions and Coing - Sonoma Medicine, Winter Issue: 29-32; Post Traumantic Stress Disorder Among Law Enforcement Officers - Fort Journal of Neuroscience & Psychology , Volume 1 - Issue 3: 1-14

Prior Expert

Performed Expert Witness Reports, Fitness for duty Evaluations for both Plaintiff and Defense Attorneys

Ira D. Sharlip

Clinical Professor of Urology, UCSF

Self

2100 Webster Street
Suite 222
San Francisco, CA 94115-2376
Phone: (415) 202-0250 Fax: (415) 202-0255 Email: isharlip@aol.com Website: www.goldengateurology.com

Specialties

Urology, Urological Surgery, Sexual Health, Vasectomy, Male Infertility, Urinary Incontinence, Prostate Cancer, Benign Prostate Disease, Urological Cancer, Urinary Stone Disease.

Degrees/Licenses

BA; MD.

Formal Education

M.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1965

Registration and Licenses

Urology, Internal Medicine

Previous/Current Position

Clinical Professor of Urology, UCSF

Honors/Awards

Mutiple

Prof. Affiliations

Multiple

Publications

Over 100

Prior Expert

Multiple

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Experts throughout Northern California
Phone: (800) 392-1119 Alternate: (510) 733-2220 Fax: (925) 944-4999 Email: eexperts@msn.com Website: www.expertinfo.com

Specialties

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Degrees/Licenses

MD; PhD; PE; CPA; etc.

Steven J. Holtz

Neurologist/Associate Clinical Professor

University of CA, San Francisco School of Medicine

400 Taylor Boulevard , Suite 301
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523
Phone: (925) 708-2314 Alternate: (925) 602-7060 Fax: (510) 380-6549 Email: sjholtz182@yahoo.com Website: www.diabloneurology.com

Specialties

Head injury; Nerve injury; Memory problems; Dementia; Epilepsy; Neurological rehabilitation; Medical malpractice; Personal injury to nervous system or brain. Fellow, American Academy of Neurology. Stroke.

Degrees/Licenses

MD (CA), Board Cert. Neurologist.

Michael R. Weinraub

Pediatric Litigation Support Services

777 S. Figueroa Street, Suite 650
Los Angeles, CA 90017
Phone: (213) 335-6512 Fax: (213) 335-6517 Email: MW@michaelweinraubmd.com Website: www.michaelweinraubmd.com

Specialties

Board Certified Pediatrician. Child abuse/neglect, Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy, Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS), lead poisoning, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD), pediatric malpractice, developmental disabilities (Autism), foster children healthcare, custody evaluation.

Degrees/Licenses

MD.

Thomas L. Engel

Physician/Otolaryngologist

85 Mary Paige Lane
Santa Rosa, CA 95404
Phone: (415) 987-5777 Email: pnogrwr@yahoo.com

Specialties

Otolaryngology; Head and Neck Surgery; Pediatric Otolaryngology.

Degrees/Licenses

MD.

Formal Education

MD, cum laude, Medicine, Univ. of Michigan, 1976; Residency, Otolaryngology, Univ. of California, S.F., 1983.

Registration and Licenses

Cert., American Board of Otolaryngology, 1983; California license 1977.

Previous/Current Position

Associate Clinical Professor of Otolaryngology, UCSF. Chairman, Dept. of Otolaryngology, California Pacific Medical Center, 1/05-1/15.

Honors/Awards

UCSF Resident Teaching Award, 1990 and 1993.

Prof. Affiliations

American Academy of Otolaryngology; CMA; SF Medical Society.

Publications

1, Stapedectomy in Residency Training.

Prior Expert

Record review and depositions, arbitration, trials.

Expedient Medicolegal Services

16001 Ventura Blvd.
Ste. 115
Encino, CA 91436
Phone: (888) 720-2552 Fax: (855) 329-0525 Email: expert@expedientmedicolegal.com Website: www.Expedientmedicolegal.com

Specialties

We are a group of over 40 doctors with extensive medical-legal expert experience. We do not act as a placement or referral agency; all of our doctors have worked in our group on a long-term basis. We offer a large variety of medical, mental health and dental specialties. Our practitioners have experience in many areas of medical-legal work throughout the State of California. Our administrative staff can answer any questions and can put you in touch with an expert in your desired specialty for a brief complimentary phone consultation to ensure you will have the right fit for your case.

Degrees/Licenses

M.D.; Ph.D; D.O.; Psy.D; J.D.; DDS; DPM; DC

Andrew Wittenberg

Board Certified Emergency Care Doctor

3350 E. 7th Street
#525
Long Beach, CA 90804
Phone: (310) 266-6775 Email: awittenberg1@gmail.com Website: www.awittenbergmd.com

Specialties

Chairman Dept Emergency Medicine, practicing ER physician 10+ yrs. Catastrophic Injury, Trauma, Stroke, Cardiac Arrest, Respiratory Failure, Hypothermia, Hemorrhage, Head Injury, Heatstroke, Anaphylactic Shock, Ectopic Pregnancy, Sepsis, Pulmonary Embolism, Aneurysm, Appendicitis, Diabetic Ketoacidosis

Degrees/Licenses

MD; FACEP; MPH

MRK Medical Consultants

Medical Director

Edward Younger, III

6555 Coyle Avenue, Suite 235
Carmichael, CA 95608
Phone: (916) 863-7301 Fax: (916) 863-7206 Email: eyounger@mrkmedconsultants.com Website: www.mrkmedconsultants.com

Specialties

Northern California medical consulting firm with 30 MD specialists. Orthopedics, neurosurgery, neurology, PMR, rheumatology and more. Satellite offices in Santa Rosa, East Bay, Atwater, Modesto, Pollock Pines, Chico and Redding.

Degrees/Licenses

MD.

Ken Starr, MD

Addiction Medicine/Substance Abuse Treatment

Ken Starr Wellness Group

107 Nelson Street
Arroyo Grande, CA 93420
Phone: (805) 242-1360 Alternate: (805) 980-7847 Email: ken@kenstarrmd.com Website: www.kenstarrmd.com

Specialties

Board Certified Addiction Medicine Specialist; Substance Abuse Treatment; Drug Testing; Standard of Care

Degrees/Licenses

MD

James L. Chen

Board-Certified Orthopedic Surgeon

James L Chen MD Inc

450 Sutter Street, Suite 400
San Francisco, CA 94108
Phone: (415) 900-3000 Fax: (415) 900-3001 Email: JAMESCHENMD@GMAIL.COM Website: www.aosportsmed.com

Specialties

Orthopedic 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.

Registration and Licenses

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. Affiliations

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.

William Dillin

Spine Surgery & Spine Medicine

Independent Spine Evaluation Inc.

6100 Center Drive
#810
Los Angeles, CA 90045
Phone: (424) 209-1879 Fax: (424) 209-1879 Email: w.dillin@independentspine.com Website: www.spineinformation.com

Specialties

Dr. Dillin performs IME's and reviews Med-Legal and Legal cases with spine related issues.

Degrees/Licenses

M.D.

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