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Dr. Michael Steingart, DO, IME - AZ Medical Expert Witness

Dr. Michael Steingart, D.O., IME
AZ Medical Expert Witness

Steingart Orthopedics, P.C.

4045 E Bell Road, Suite 105
Phoenix AZ 85032

(602) 923-8500  ext. 113  office
(602) 923-8502  fax

Email:  steingart@SteingartOrthopedics.com
Website:  www.SteingartOrthopedics.com

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Medical Expert Witness Specialties  

Spine, workman's compensation, pain, impairment ratings, slip and fall injury, auto accidents, elbow, hip, knee, shoulder, hand, defense and plaintiff.

IME Specialties / Professions  

Orthopedic Surgery

Areas of Expertise   Dr. Steingart has a busy orthopedic practice for more than 25 years.

He has over 17 years of litigation support including independent medical exams, disability ratings, case reviews, and medical legal expertise for both plaintiff and defense.

Dr Steingart was trained in general orthopedic surgery and has specialized in back / spine issues and extremities for surgical and non-surgical orthopedics.  Dr Steingart has extensive training and experience in proper diagnosis and treatment of injuries and ailments of the musculoskeletal system.

Dr. Michael Steingart has diagnosed and successfully treated injuries that occurred in the workplace, motor vehicle, sports and industry.
bullet Independent Medical Exams
bullet Case Reviews
bullet Depositions
bullet Expert Witness
bullet Performs Medical Legal work for Plaintiff and Defense

Independent Medical Examinations   Dr. Steingart will determine the cause, extent and medical treatment of a work related or other injury - where liability is at issue.  Then determine if an individual has reached maximum benefit from treatment, and whether any permanent impairment remains after treatment.  Steingart does a complete medical history and examination of the individual, as well as review medical records, x-rays and MRI’s.  Medical reports are generally available within 72 hours of the date of examination.
Medical Record Review   Dr. Steingart will provide a comprehensive review of medical records, x-rays, and MRI’s for pending litigation.  He will advise on the medical scientific basis of claims without prejudice to any parties involved. Medical reports are generally available within 1 week of receiving the information.
Orthopedic Expert Witness   Michael A. Steingart, D.O. is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon.  He is fellowship trained in the field of laser surgery, endoscopic surgery, sports medicine and disability.  He has been a general orthopedic surgeon for over 20 years with a busy practice in the Phoenix area.  Dr. Steingart will discuss the scientific basis for the case based on his expertise.
Public Speaker on Current Health Care Subjects   Dr. Steingart has won several awards for public speaking and published many articles. (see Curriculum Vitae).  He has done radio talk shows, hospital presentations, key note speaker for organizations and other public speaking engagement.
Degrees   D.O. (Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine)
Years in Practice   25 
Number of File Reviews   320
Depositions   108
Trials   5
Average monthly hours spent in direct patient care   200
IME Certification   FAADEP - American Academy of Disability Evaluating Physicians
IME Training   AADEP - American Academy of Disability Evaluating Physicians
Education   Fellowship:
Awarded Fellowship from the American Academy of Disability Evaluating Physicians (AADEP)

Awarded Fellowship from the American Academy of Minimally Invasive Spinal Medicine and Surgery

University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona Orthopedic Sports Medicine Fellowship Director: Edward Percy, M.D.

Garden City Hospital, Garden City, Michigan Orthopedic Surgery, August 1983 to August 1987 Director: Norville Schock, Ph.D.

Garden City Hospital, Garden City, Michigan - Internal Medicine, Rheumatology, General Surgery, OB/GYN & Pediatrics August 1982 to August 1983

Medical School:
North Texas State University Medical School, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine Forth Worth, Texas, Doctor of Osteopathy, 1982

Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona Bachelor of Science, Microbiology Major, 1978

ABMS or AOA Board Specialty Certifications   American Board of Orthopedic Surgery (ABOS)

Orthopedic Surgery:
American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery
Effective: 9/26/1991

Hospital Privileges  
bullet John C. Lincoln Hospital - Scottsdale, Arizona
bullet North Shea Campus Paradise Valley Hospital - Phoenix, AZ
bullet Scottsdale Memorial North Hospital
Professional Associations  
bullet American Academy of Minimally Invasive Spinal Medicine and Surgery
bullet American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics (AOAO)
bullet Arizona Osteopathic Association
bullet Maricopa County Orthopedic Surgeons Society
bullet American Medical Association (AMA)
bullet American Osteopathic Association (AOA)
bullet American Academy of Disability Evaluating Physicians (AADEP)
bullet American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
bullet North American Spine Society
Sports Affiliations  
  • Phoenix Roadrunners, professional hockey team, 1992 – 1993
  • Trainer’s Assistant, Phoenix Suns, National Basketball Association, 1969 – 1974
Additional Training  
  • Training American Academy of Disability Examiners (AADEP)
  • Certification – Endoscopic Laser Spine Surgery
  • Board Certification, Orthopedic Surgery, 1991
  • Certification, Basic Course in A-O, Phoenix, Arizona, 1989
  • FLEX (Federal Licensing Examination and Medical Jurisprudence)
  • National Boards – Parts I, II, III
Curriculum Vitae (CV)   Dr. Michael Steingart, DOPDF document
Jurisdictions of Licensure   Arizona

Dr. Michael Steingart, D.O., IME
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