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Gary S. Ciment, PhD
14010 Majestic Court
Lake Oswego OR 97035
phone: 971-235-1628
fax: 503-598-8746
Gary Ciment Anatomy Expert PhotoGary Ciment, PhD, is a Professor in the School of Medicine at Oregon Health & Sciences University, and has taught Human Anatomy and Human Neuroanatomy to medical students, residents and physicians for 25 years.

As an expert witness, he has worked with lawyers to offer clinical insights and to develop strategies for their cases, based on anatomical and neurological principles. Ignorance of these principles is often the root cause of medical and surgical malpractice. As a professional educator with numerous teaching awards, Dr. Ciment is also an expert at communicating complex issues in an easily understood fashion. His services are available to counsel representing both plaintiff and defendant.

Areas of Neurological and Surgical Specialization:
  • Anatomy of the Upper and Lower Limb
  • Anatomy of the Thorax and Abdomen
  • Anatomy of the Pelvis and Perineum (Groin)
  • Neuroanatomy of the Brain, Spinal Cord, Peripheral Nerves
  • Peripheral Nerve Damage
  • Central Nervous System Damage
Over the years, Dr. Ciment has served as a reviewer of NIH and NSF grants, as well as various private research organizations. He has served on the editorial board of several international journals, and has published extensively in the area of neurobiology.
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Clive M. Segil, MD, FACS, FRCS
2080 Century Park E. Ste 500
Los Angeles CA 90067-2008
phone: 310-203-5490
Clive M. Segil, MD, FACS, FRCS is an internationally renowned Orthopedic Surgeon with 30 years of experience in the management of Musculoskeletal Disorders. He practices orthopedic surgery, treating all orthopedic conditions.

Dr. Segil is on the staff of Cedars-Sinai Medical Centre, Olympia Medical Centre, Tarzana Medical Centre, and Encino Medical Centre in the Los Angeles area. He is a past assistant clinical professor of orthopedics at the University of Southern California School of Medicine and a past Clinical Chief of Orthopedics at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

Dr. Segil completely understands the forensic system, is comfortable and confident in presentation and trial appearance, and is not intimidated by court proceedings. He has vast experience in all aspects of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is familiar with the new changes in the Workers' Compensation arena, including using the AMA guidelines, the ACOEM guidelines, and the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery guidelines for spine problems.

Dr. Segil testifies for defense and plaintiff cases with an unbiased, erudite, understandable, and logical argument to support the facts and evidence. He has provided unbiased, detailed, ratable, and credible reports concerning injured workers and has given an honest opinion as to their condition, causation, prognosis, disability, and apportionment in a precise organized manner.

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Eugene J. Strasser, MD, JD , FACS, ACLM
1505 N. University Dr.
Suite 100
Coral Springs FL 33071
phone: 954-755-3888
fax: 954-755-0742
Eugene Strasser, MD, JD , FACS, ACLM, is a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon with 35+ years of experience. Dr. Strasser is a graduate of the the University of Maryland School of Medicine & The Sheppard Broad Law Center at Nova Southeastern University. He trained at the world renowned R. Adam Cowley Shock Trauma Center at the University of Maryland & finished General Surgery training at York Hospital in York, PA. He completed his Plastic Surgery residency at Albany Medical Center in New York and is board certified in Plastic Surgery. Dr. Strasser's work is published in multiple professional journals & magazines and is on staff at several local hospitals. He serves as Chief of Staff at The Outpatient Surgery Center in Coral Springs, Florida.

Areas of Expertise
  • Cosmetic Surgery - Face, Eyes, Brow, Nose, Ears, Lips, Neck, Breast, Body, Scalp, Extremities
  • Liposuction, Breast-augmentation,lift,reduction, Body Contouring, Abdominoplasty, (Buttock,Arms,Thigh,Body lift), Vaginal Rejuvenation,Dermabrasion/Peels,Injectables
  • Reconstructive Surgery - Post Traumatic, Burns, Cancer Removal, Wound Healing, Scars, Ulcers
  • Breast Reconstruction
Memberships and Affiliations:
  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Inc.
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • Florida Medical Association
  • Florida Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • American College of Legal Medicine
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6340 N. Campbell Avenue - Suite 200
Tucson AZ 85718
phone: 888-790-1399
fax: 888-315-5705
ELITE MEDICAL EXPERTS works with attorneys to provide 100% Board-Certified physicians and surgeons practicing at the professorial level at the nation's leading universities. From Stanford to Yale, and from every medical and surgical specialty, ELITE secures fulltime practicing high-level experts from the nation’s most respected medical institutions. Each specialist is truly unique – a Board Certified professor with a dedicated clinical practice, extensive publications, and top-tier credentials from a major U.S. medical center. When an ELITE expert aligns with your case, you have a powerful voice – ready to testify – on your side.

ELITE offers:
  • Immediate access to top-tier university physicians and surgeons.
  • Cost-effective case analysis on a flat-fee basis.
  • Panels of expert witnesses for complex cases.
  • Independent Medical Examinations (IME) within a favorable radius of any location
To minimize expense, ELITE charges a single flat fee for the expert’s initial case review and oral opinion. If the case is non-meritorious, your firm's out-of-pocket expenses are capped. If the case moves forward, then all of our experts utilize standardized terms and fees. ELITE remains available to streamline communications, provide strategic support, and handle the details.  Experts are hand-selected within 14 days and will review records and offer independent opinions shortly thereafter.

Please visit our web site. You also are welcome to call us.  You'll speak directly with a physician and there is never a charge to discuss your case.

We welcome the opportunity to work with you on your next case.

Dr. Burton Bentley II, M.D., FAAEM

Areas of Expertise:
  • Anesthesiology
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Cardiology
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Critical Care
  • Dermatology
  • Ears, nose & throat (Otolaryngology)
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Endocrinology
  • Epidemiology
  • Family Medicine
  • Gastroenterology
  • General Surgery
  • Gerontology
  • Gynecologic Oncology
  • Gynecology
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hospital medicine (Hospitalist)
  • Infectious Disease
  • Intensive Care (ICU) Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Radiology
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Maternal Fetal Medicine
  • Neonatology
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Obstetrics
  • Oncology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Orthodontics
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Pathology
  • Pediatrics
  • Perinatology
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (PMR)
  • Podiatry
  • Psychiatry
  • Pulmonology
  • Radiology
  • Rheumatology
  • Sports Medicine
  • Toxicology
  • Urology
  • Vascular Surgery
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John P. Evans, MD
Daniel E. Lee, MD
3150 Highway 153
Piedmont SC 29673
phone: 864-295-1231
Foothills Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine Center accurately and effectively address a variety of Orthopaedic Conditions and Surgical Concerns. The experts at Foothills Orthopaedics specialize in Joint Replacement including total knee, oxford knee, and total hip replacement. Their Bone Health Center allows them diagnose bone density issues and treat such conditions as Osteoporosis by utilizing a DEXA Scan, state of the art bone density technology.

The doctors at Foothills Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Center provide litigation support services to attorneys for both Plaintiff and Defense. They are available for Independent Medical Examinations (IMEs), Disability Evaluations, medical record review, deposition, and trial testimony when necessary.

John Evans Orthopaedic Surgeon Expert PhotoJohn P. Evans, MD is a board certified and fellowship trained Orthopaedic Surgeon with more than 30 years of experience. In active surgical practice, he has treated all forms of musculoskeletal complaints including foot, knee, hip, back, and neck symptoms. With the added qualification of Surgery of the Hand, Dr. Evans treats conditions of the upper extremities from the shoulder to the fingertips, including carpal tunnel syndrome, trauma, sports and work-related injuries, and arthritis.

In 2012, he was Certified in the Evaluation of Disability and Impairment by the American Academy of Disability Evaluating Physicians. Dr. Evans has been performing IMEs for private and governmental clients for over 30 years. He is licensed in North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, and West Virginia.

Daniel Lee Orthopaedic Surgeon Expert PhotoDaniel E. Lee, MD is a board certified Orthopaedic Surgeon with more 15 years experience. Dr. Lee practices general orthopaedics including sports injuries, fracture care, and joint replacements. He was born in Atlanta and raised in Greenville. He is certified in osteoporosis. Dr. Lee performed the first Oxford Knee replacement in Pickens county in 2004. He has privileges at Bon Secours St. Francis Health Systems, Greenville Hospital System, and the Center for Special Surgery in Greenville South Carolina.

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Dr. Glenn D. Cohen, MD
Orthopedic Surgeon
696 Hampshire Road, Suite 180
Westlake Village CA 91361
phone: 805-370-6877
fax: 805-777-7411
Glenn D. Cohen, M.D. is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He is subspecialty trained and possesses a Certificate of Added Qualifications in Surgery of the Hand. Dr. Cohen is well versed in both non-operative and surgical care of all hand, wrist, and elbow disorders. He treats all types of Upper Extremity Conditions including arthritis, complex trauma, fractures, nerve compression, hand and wrist deformities, infections and tumors, occupational injuries, sports injuries, and fingertip injuries as well as revision of previous hand surgery.

Dr. Cohen has been in practice for over 15 years. A double Board Certified Orthopedic Hand Wrist and Upper Extremity Specialist, he offers unbiased and impartial Medical-Legal services for both Plaintiff and Defense. As an expert witness, he has experience with deposition, trial testimony, record review, and independent medical evaluations.

Areas of Expertise:
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Hand Surgery
  • Wrist Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Workers' Compensation / QME / AME
  • IME / Expert Witness
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    6555 Coyle Avenue, Suite 235
    Carmichael CA 95608
    phone: 800-403-1647 or 916-863-7301
    fax: 916-863-7206
    MRK Medical Consultants provides Medical-Legal Evaluations to help legal and insurance professionals reach appropriate conclusions about their client's situations. MRK provides a wide array of medical experts that offer objective review and analysis of personal injuries. Each stage of the process—research to review, analysis to opinion—is addressed in a comprehensive manner in order to help legal and insurance professionals reach appropriate conclusions about their client’s situations. MRK has over forty board certified physician specialists and many with subspecialty certifications. MRK provides physician experts to the entire State of California, the Reno/Lake Tahoe area and Las Vegas, and we travel to many areas of the United States. Physical therapy, registered nurses, physician assistant and billing review consultants are available services MRK provides. Oncall MD's in office daily to discuss your needs if you are unsure of what expert you need.

    Dr. Edward YoungerEdward W. Younger, III, M.D., Medical Director of MRK Medical Consultants, specializes in Orthopedic Surgery. He has extensive experience in total joint replacement, as well as reconstructive surgery of the knee, hip and shoulder. He was instrumental in bringing computer navigation technology to his hospital. He has served on the orthopedic trauma staff at Mercy San Juan Medical Center and serves on the Medical Executive Committee at Mercy San Juan. He is a member of Alpha Omega Alpha National Honor Society and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery, a member of the American Medical Association, the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and the California Orthopedic Association.

    Dr. Michael KleinDr. Michael R. Klein, Jr., M.D., specializes in Orthopedic Surgery and is a founding member and the first Medical Director of Northern California Orthopedic Centers. He is a senior member of the medical staff at Mercy San Juan Medical Center and was involved with the development of the orthopedic section of the Level II Trauma Center.

    Dr. Klein is a clinical instructor at University of California, Davis, Medical Center, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and a member of the American Medical Association and the California Medical Association.

    MRK's Areas of Expertise:
  • Orthopedics
  • Neurosurgery / Neurology
  • Rheumatology
  • General surgery / trauma
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Cardiology
  • Geriatrics
  • Sports Medicine
  • RN
  • Physical Therapy
  • Chiropractic Orthopedics
  • Neuropsychology
  • Podiatry
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Family Practice Anesthesiology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Optometry
  • Urology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Infectious Disease
  • Pulmonary Medicine
  • Critical care
  • Otolaryngology
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    I. Stephen Davis, MD
    2460 W 26th Ave Ste C-190
    Denver CO 80202
    phone: 303-929-3797
    fax: 720-855-8844
    I. Stephen Davis, MD is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon with over 40 years of experience treating patients and providing orthopedic care at a Level I Trauma Center. Dr. Davis has performed a vast array of operations on the spine, upper, and lower extremities.

    Dr. Davis has experience both as a Surgeon and an Independent Evaluator, and thus is able to offer valuable opinions regarding Damages, Causation, and Apportionment. Certified by the Division of Workers’ Compensation as a Level II Evaluator, he is well versed in providing unbiased opinions, that are independent of outside factors, and considered the best fair assessment of the condition.

    Specialties - Independent Medical Evaluations | Personal Injury | Worker's Compensation Claims | Trauma | Sports Medicine | Musculoskeletal Diseases | Conditions of the Spine and Extremities

    Dr. Davis has performed over 3,000 Independent Medical Examinations and has testified at deposition and/or trial approximately 300 times. He has maintained an independent position throughout his career and provides unbiased, evidence based opinions without preference. Dr. Davis' opinions have proven valuable over many years for clients throughout the country.

    Dr. Davis is also available to lecture on Orthopedic Topics. He has been engaged to speak by such entities as the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and the Colorado Lawyers Association.

    Litigation Support Services:
    • Organization of Complex Medical Records
    • Claimant Interviews and Examinations
    • Interpretation of Diagnostic Images
  • Rendering Evidence Based Opinions
  • Personal Conferences
  • Deposition and Expert Witness Testimony
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    Dora Mancias, Legal Services Project Manager
    4700 Seton Center Parkway, Suite 200
    Austin TX 78759
    phone: 512-689-6879 (Dora) 512-970-5281 (Dr. Race)
    J Clark Race Orthopedic Surgery Expert PhotoJ. Clark Race, MD, is Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Race has extensive experience and knowledge in the diagnosis and treatment of all orthopedic and musculoskeletal conditions. He has practiced orthopedics in Austin, TX for over 30 years.

    Dr. Race received his medical degree from the University of Texas at Galveston and completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Dallas, Texas. He was named one of America's Top Orthopedists in 2010 by Consumer's Research Council of America, as well as one of the Leading Physicians of the World by the International Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

    Litigation Support - Dr. Race has been providing consulting / expert witness services to the legal and insurance industries for 30 years. He is currently an Orthopedic Consultant for the Texas Department of Rehabilitative Services and a Certified Designated Doctor for the Texas Department of Insurance, Workers Compensation Division.

    Dr. Race has extensive knowledge of the application of evidence-based guidelines. His expertise is available to counsel representing both Plaintiff and Defense. He has been deposed and/or testified over 50 times. Dr. Race's services include Independent Medical Exams (IMEs), Medical Record Reviews of all orthopedic conditions, Maximum Medical Improvement / Impairment Exams, Orthopedic Rehabilitation Planning, and Disability Evaluations.

    J. Clark Race, MD on Most Common Injuries Treated

    Dr. Race has expertise in the treatment of numerous orthopedic problems, including fractures, traumatic injuries, reconstructive surgery, and common problems of the:
    • Neck
    • Back
    • Shoulder
    • Elbow
    • Wrist
  • Hands
  • Hips
  • Knees
  • Ankles
  • Feet
  • View Dr. Race's Consulting Profile.
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    Ronald L. Teed MD PC
    Ronald L. Teed, MD
    Orthopedic Surgeon
    425 SE Baseline
    Hillsboro OR 97123
    phone: 503-681-9676
    fax: 503-615-0434
    Cascade Orthopedic Surgery is committed to excellence by pledging to provide the highest quality of orthopedic care possible. Along with the treatment of immediate or chronic problems, they strive to integrate the doctrine of prevention in all treatment plans as a way to alleviate possible future difficulties.

    Principal, Ronald L. Teed, MD, is a Diplomat, American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons and has approximately 25 years of experience. In private practice for over 15 years (providing both clinical and surgical Orthopedic care), he currently has hospital privileges at Tuality Community Hospital, Tillamook County General Hospital, Providence St. Vincent Medical Center, and Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital. Dr. Teed has over 2 years experience in performing Independent Medical Examinations for various companies and employers. In that time, he has completed over 1000 reports.

    Background - A Commander in the US Naval Reserves, Dr. Teed's orthopedic practice covered all land, ship, and special forces military personnel and their families in the southern European, Mediterranean and Southeast Asian military theater. His tasks included setting up, maintaining and operating a new orthopedic facility. Dr. Teed has also served as a Clinical Adjunct Professor of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation at Oregon Health Sciences University in Portland, Oregon.

    Litigation Support - Dr. Teed provides litigation support services to attorneys for both Plaintiff and Defense. He is available to review medical records and opine on issues of causation.

    Areas of Expertise:
    • General Orthopedics
    • Total Joint Replacement
    • Sports Medicine
    • Feet
    • Ankles
  • Hands
  • Hips
  • Knees
  • Shoulder
  • Spine
  • Currently licensed in: Oregon, Washington, Montana, Alaska and Hawaii