Mohan Nair, MD, trained at the University of California (Irvine) and Harvard and is board certified by the American Board of Medical Specialties in:
Dr. Nair brings his extensive training, clinical experience, and formal board certifications to provide in-depth and nuanced medico-legal analysis of cases for both adults and children involving brain injury, frequently and tragically combined with chronic pain and severe psychological trauma (PTSD). He is committed to comprehensive and accurate forensic examinations, quality neuropsychological assessment, and use of the most up to date technology available in the field. Litigation Support - Dr. Nair has provided extensive trial testimony in defense and plaintiffs cases. With cases primarily involving Traumatic Brain Injury and PTSD - Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, he provides and coordinates medical, psychological, neuropsychological, toxicological, and imaging experts for complex civil litigation.
Dr. Nair is familiar with the milieu of the courtroom and its adversarial nature that can be intimidating for non-forensic scientists. He will provide timely and jargon free IME reports when needed and prepare for and withstand forceful cross examinations. He provides the full spectrum expert witness services for personal injury/civil litigation, criminal cases, private disability, medical board investigations, and employment litigation, including confidential consultations, record reviews, litigation support for IME, depositions, witness preparation, and trial testimony.
Gregory T. Whitman, MD is a board-certified neurologist with an active practice in Irvine, CA. He is an expert on dizziness, vertigo, BPPV, gait, balance, falls, inner ear and vestibular disorders, mal de debarquement, Meniere’s disease, syncope, fainting, neurological effects of medications, concussion, TBI, trauma, stroke, geriatric neurology, Alzheimer disease, dementia, brain injury, disability and other areas of Neurology.
Formerly on faculty at Harvard, UCLA and UC Irvine. Co-author of the book "Dizziness. Why You Feel Dizzy and What Will Help You Feel Better"(Johns Hopkins University Press). Contributor to books for neurologists and otolaryngologists, including a best-selling handbook used by neurology trainees. Experienced public speaker.
Litigation Support - Dr. Whitman has over 10 years’ experience as an expert witness including deposition, trials, and file reviews. Typically, case reviews are completed within two weeks. He is able to opine on all aspects of Neurology with added specialty expertise in the following:
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Depression Drug & Alcohol Specific Phobia Sexual Offense Adjustment Disorder Family Proceedings Personal Injury Criminal Reports Head Injury Capacity
Ravi Durvasula, MD, Founder, is a physician, researcher, and leader who strives to improve the health of nations and individual patients. He started his journey in medicine at McGill University School of Medicine in Montreal, Canada. After earning his medical degree, he went to Houston, Texas, to do specialty training in Internal Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, where he also served as Chief Medical Resident. Next, Dr. Durvasula earned a prestigious appointment with the Yale University School of Medicine, completing sub-specialty training in Infectious Diseases before joining the faculty. During his training at Yale, Dr. Durvasula was associated with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. At Yale, Dr. Durvasula developed internationally acclaimed research programs for controlling infectious diseases. With nearly $9 million in research funding and more than 150 published papers and conference presentations, the Durvasula Lab continues to play a pioneering role in global infectious diseases research and commercialization of new technologies. A visionary leader, Dr. Durvasula has served in many senior administrative positions. As medical director at Yale, chief of medicine at the New Mexico VA Health Care System in Albuquerque, NM and his current position as Chairman of Medicine at Loyola University of Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, he directs very large and complex medical operations. He remains an active clinician in the field of infectious diseases and maintains a practice as an expert witness in hospital and community-acquired infectious diseases and internal medicine. . Areas of Expertise:
Suguna Pappu, MD, PhD, Founder, began her career at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Boston, USA, before adding medicine to her expertise. She earned a PhD in Operations Research from MIT’s Sloan School of Management. Dr. Pappu then studied Neural (Brain) Networking approaches and Advanced Image Analysis for medical decision-making at the Yale University School of Medicine Department of Radiology. For her groundbreaking work with the Yale University Image Processing and Analysis Group, Dr. Pappu was awarded a National Research Service Award fellowship for medical image analysis. Inspired by her transformative work in health care, Dr. Pappu earned a medical degree and pursued residency training in General Surgery at Yale. She went on to complete a second residency in Neurosurgery at the University of New Mexico (UNM) School of Medicine in Albuquerque, NM. Today, Dr. Pappu is an academic neurosurgeon at the Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine and is involved in both research and patient care. Her research focuses on developing novel tools for assessment and management of Hydrocephalus and Traumatic Brain Injury. Many organizations have benefited from Dr. Pappu’s training in business systems and medicine, earning her senior medical leadership roles. Dr. Pappu has served as an expert witness in a variety of cases, including intra-cranial neurosurgery, spine surgery and neuro-trauma. Areas of Expertise:
Steven M. Croft, MD is a board certified Neurologist in private practice since 1990. Dr. Croft treats a variety of diseases and disorders of the nervous system including:
Dr. Croft has held leadership positions in state and local medical societies in the state of Texas. He is also an officer for the Texas Chapter of the Association of Physicians and Surgeons. Dr. Croft served as Medical Director for the Gulf Coast Chapter of the Epilepsy Foundation and Advisory Board Member of the Houston Area Parkinson's Society. He's been an advocate for patients having testified in front of Texas Senate Committees and participating in the American Academy of Neurology's day at the Capitol in Washington, DC.
Education:Neurology, Baylor College Of Medicine; Doctor of Medicine, UT Medical School at Houston; Bachelor of Science, Texas A&M University
Litigation Support: Dr. Croft works with both Plaintiff and Defense attorneys on a wide range of neurological cases involving medical negligence and personal injury. He's often asked to address causation, standard of care, and extent of injury. Dr. Croft's services include medical record evaluation, Independent Medical Exams (IMEs) and thorough reporting. He is experienced in deposition as well as trial testimony.
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