An IME is a objective medical, dental or psychiatric examination to evaluate the causal relationship between an incident and a disease process to establish the cause and effect relation between the two. High-quality examinations provide unbiased, accurate and medically sound information.
Doctors performing IME's must be licensed to practice in:
o Medicine & Surgery,
o Osteopathic Medicine & Surgery,
o Podiatric Medicine & Surgery,
o Chiropractic, or
Approved doctors are not obligated to accept examination assignments, nor are doctors guaranteed referrals.
Doctors performing IMEs must know about:
? The purpose of an IME.
? IME provider number.
? Qualifications of an approved provider.
? Responsibilities during the examination.
? Completion of job analysis.
? Ongoing treatment for the worker.
? Responsibilities regarding testimony.
? How complaints are handled.
? Rating systems to use.
? Information to include in the report.
? Fee schedule for IMEs.
? IMEs for impairment rating only.
I am a specialist in Periodontics with a focus on Implant dental/surgical procedures. I will consult, review records, prepare reports, and am available to testify in depositions and trial. I have approximately 10 years experience as a legal expert for both Plaintiffs and defendants. My fees are to be discussed on a case by case basis.
Psychiatrist specializing in Forensic and Psychosomatic Psychiatry available for psychiatric consultations, second opinions, forensic psychiatric evaluations, expert witness testimony, and independent medical examinations (IME)for the New York and Long Island areas.