Expert Hand Surgeon in Los Angeles

Expert Hand Surgeon in Los Angeles

According to recent data from the United States Bone and Joint Initiative, it is estimated that 18% of all health care visits were related to musculoskeletal conditions. More specifically, hand injuries are common and account for around 10% of emergency department (ED) visits nationwide. An expert hand surgeon treats these conditions and better understands hand anatomy and function, which are crucial in determining cause and prognosis. As a result it is important to leverage an expert hand surgeon that is…

Neuro IME in Los Angeles

Neuro IME in Los Angeles

There are many reasons you would need an expert Neurologist for a Neuro IME or Neurology expert witness.  Neurologists evaluate neurological conditions (problems with the nervous system). If your clients exhibit symptoms such as, muscle weakness, change in sensation, coordination problems, confusion or dizziness, they would likely require a neurology IME. If your client is suffering from any of these following conditions a Neuro IME would be appropriate: Seizure disorders, such as epilepsy Stroke Multiple sclerosis (MS) Neuromuscular disorders,…

Orthopedic IME in Los Angeles

Orthopedic IME in Los Angeles

In Los Angeles, there is high demand for Orthopedic experts.  The limited number of Orthopedic Surgeons available to conduct an Orthopedic IME in Los Angeles, creates an environment where demand outstrips supply.  When this happens, it is even more crucial to do your due diligence on the expert Orthopedic Surgeon that you may want to retain for your specific case.  Settling for whomever is available, may not be your best option.  However, there are several…

Skilled Ortho IME in Anaheim

Skilled Ortho IME in Anaheim

An Ortho IME (Independent Medical Examination) is needed when the injury claim is related to the body’s musculoskeletal system. This system includes bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, nerves and tendons. How to Select a Skilled Ortho IME in Anaheim When it comes to selecting the Orthopedic IME in Anaheim, it is important to ensure the Orthopedic Surgeon involved has the appropriate board certifications, extensive clinical and surgical experience and is skilled at conducting Orthopedic IMEs.  In addition…

Psychiatric IME in Los Angeles

Psychiatric IME in Los Angeles

Over the last several years, there has been an increase in the number of requests for Psychiatric Independent Medical Examinations (IMEs) in Los Angeles.  For a variety of situations, a board certified psychiatrist evaluates the psychiatric condition of an individual in the past and/or present.  Elements of a psychiatric IME (often referred to as Psych IME) vary from case to case and depend on what questions the defense is attempting to answer. A psychiatrists will use their…

Neuro IME in Los Angeles

Neuro IME in Los Angeles

Neurology independent medical examinations (IMEs) are very useful when evaluating a wide range of neurological complaints including, numbness, head injuries, any changes in mental processing, changes in hearing or vision, migraines, peripheral nerve injuries, radiculopathies, polyneuropathies, CRPS (complex regional pain syndrome), seizures, and movement disorders and loss of memory. Most neurologic IMEs are necessitated by trauma or injury and typically involve some numbness or loss of sensation. A neurologic IME may also assess occupational conditions…

California Medical Evaluators Expands IME Services

Over the past few months, California Medical Evaluators has significantly expanded its med-legal evaluation services throughout the state of California. With over a network of more than 130 Physicians available in multiple specialties across the state of California, California Medical Evaluators is positioned to provide a variety of Med-Legal services. California Medical Evaluators has been a leader in California Work Comp evaluations over the past 7 years.  Over that span, the company has performed more…

California Medical Evaluators Welcomes Dr. Furuta

Dr. Furuta graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles David Geffen School of Medicine in 2005. She is a board certified Psychiatrist and has successfully passed the QME competency exam and met QME educational requirements.  She is an outstanding practitioner and has several honors and awards, including, the Opencare 2016 Patient’s Choice Winner, the 2015 Southern California Psychiatric Society President’s Award and the SUPERDOCTORS® Southern California Rising Stars 2014 and 2015. Dr. Furuta is also is…

Highly Experienced Orthopedic IME in Fresno

Highly Experienced Orthopedic IME in Fresno

Orthopedic Independent Medical Examinations (IME) are important tools in determining causation in a majority of the musculoskeletal injury claims. Whether it be at work, related to an auto accident or from other type of accident, a large majority of injury claims are a result of musculoskeletal complaints or symptoms.  As a result, the number or legal proceeding that require an Orthopedic IME are extremely high across the state of California. The main purpose of an Ortho…

How to Find the Right IME in San Diego

How to Find the Right IME in San Diego

When selecting an Independent Medical Evaluation (IME) in San Diego, it is important to be very selective.  Although, there are 100’s of providers available to conduct IMEs, not all of them have the knowledge, experience and ability to deliver on your IME needs. Recently, I have spoken to several adjusters, attorneys, paralegals and other professionals in the San Diego area on how to best find the IME expert that will address their needs.  Just the…