Medical Expert Witness Stephen H. Barkow, MD.


Stephen H. Barkow, MD is an experienced medical expert witness in both medical malpractice and personal injury matters.  He is also an experienced Life Care Planner (LCP) and Independent Medical Examiner (IME).
Dr. Barkow’s Qualifications Include:
  • Winner of multiple awards
  • Fellowship trained Pain Management Physician and Anesthesiologist in full-time clinical practice
  • 30+ years of clinical experience
  • Board certified in Pain Medicine, Anesthesiology, & Emergency Medicine
  • Significant academic and teaching experience
  • California QME, Experienced Independent Medical Examiner
  • Certified Life Care Planner
  • Experienced Medical Expert Witness in medical malpractice and personal injury cases
Dr. Barkow has expertise in areas including:
  • Interventional pain procedures
  • Chronic pain
  • Medication management
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome/Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (CRPS/RSD)
  • Spinal pain
  • Neck injuries
  • Back injuries
  • Herniated discs
  • Sciatica
  • Radiculopathy
  • Joint injuries
  • Pain procedure related injuries
  • Nerve injuries
  • Soft tissue injuries
  • Causation of injuries
  • Epidurals
  • Nerve blocks
  • Radiofrequency ablation
  • Spinal cord stimulation
  • Intrathecal infusion pumps
  • Fluoroscopic guidance of procedures
  • Conscious sedation
  • Regional and general anesthesia
  • Head injuries (TBI)
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