Med-Legal Pain Management Expert

Carl Hess, MD

Board Certified Pain Management Specialist & Anesthesiologist located in Fullerton, CA

Personal injury, workers’ compensation, and medical malpractice claims require medical experts to evaluate the merits of the case and provide evidence to support or refute claims. Carl A. Hess, MD, is a board-certified interventional pain-management specialist and anesthesiologist with more than 30 years of experience providing expert pain-management services. He has extensive experience working with both plaintiffs and defendants. For expert med-legal pain management, call the Fullerton, California, office today to schedule a consultation.

Med-Legal Pain Management Q & A

What is med-legal pain management?

Med-legal pain management is a service Dr. Hess offers to help individuals, attorneys, businesses, and insurance adjusters get the expert testimony needed to support or refute a medical claim. 

Dr. Hess is a board-certified pain-management specialist with more than 30 years of experience. Before opening his private pain-management practice, Dr. Hess served as director of the Pain Center at the University of California, Irvine. In addition to instructing residents, fellows, and physicians about pain medicine, Dr. Hess also played an instrumental role in the development of pain-management procedures and legislation still in effect today. 

His professional training, background, and experience make him a knowledgeable and effective pain-management expert, and he has extensive experience providing trustworthy, objective, and unbiased evidence for a wide variety of med-legal cases.  

What conditions benefit from med-legal pain management?

Dr. Hess specializes in treating many pain conditions and provides med-legal pain-management services for a range of conditions. Some of his areas of expertise include:

  • Chronic pain
  • Back pain
  • Neck pain
  • Neuropathy

With his experience and background, Dr. Hess understands how painful conditions can affect physical, emotional, and financial health, which is why he takes an integrated approach to pain management. To help his patients, he offers a wide range of cutting-edge pain-management techniques to relieve discomfort without resorting to opioids.

Some of the treatments he uses to help his pain patients include spinal injections, radiofrequency ablation, and implant spinal cord stimulator devices. Dr. Hess also offers regenerative medicine treatments, including platelet-rich plasma (PRP) and stem cell therapy, for many types of chronic pain. 

If you have concerns about pain-management treatments, Dr. Hess uses his skills, knowledge, and experience to provide the answers you need. 

What are med-legal pain-management services?

Dr. Hess has extensive experience serving as a pain-management expert for personal injury cases, workers’ compensation, and medical malpractice claims. Med-legal pain-management services include:

  • Expert witness testimony
  • Medical records review
  • Independent medical exam
  • Trial preparation

Dr. Hess is readily available and has experience in roles for both plaintiffs and defendants. 

To learn more about med-legal pain management services at Carl Hess, MD, call the office today to schedule a consultation with a board-certified pain management physician.

Notes: Dr. Hess has extensive experience serving as a pain management expert.

This includes testifying in personal injury, worker's compensation, and medical 

Malpractice claims. He is available for and has experience in roles for both

plaintiff and defendant.