Dr. Kleiman has conducted numerous Independent Chart reviews for various insurance companies, corporations, and attorneys. He is Board-certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and has a long clinical experience in this practice. These clinical skills along with knowledge of the literature, as well as workers compensation and disability systems make him uniquely qualified to produce superior and influential reports. Dr. Kleiman's reports are timely, objective and detailed. Moreover, they yield scientific, objective, consistent and most importantly, convincing opinions.
Prior to proceeding with a costly investigation, attorneys may contact Dr. Kleiman to review and analyze pertinent medical records. Dr. Kleiman will determine the medical merit of the case by using his own knowledge and experience, reviewing current medical literature, and by consulting with other medical professionals currently practicing orthopaedics. In addition, Dr. Kleiman will prepare the attorney for a deposition or trial by helping the attorney to understand the complex medical issues involved in the case.
Dr. Kleiman will partner with your health care organization to provide quality, unbiased peer review to quickly resolve complex care management problems while preserving the integrity of patient care. His peer review will resolve standard of practice questions and omit internal conflict, helping you to reach the right decisions while reducing legal risk.
Dr. Kleiman will conduct a medical records review to deliver a thorough understanding of the medical aspect of a case. The process of collecting, analyzing and reviewing medical records by an independent medical consultant is a time saving factor for the attorney and his staff. A medical records review pinpoints the medical issues of a case and defines the complex health questions which are foreign to most attorneys. Dr. Kleiman will manage:
Dr. Kleiman will provide opinion letters for medical records he has reviewed, with option of a written summary report detailing his findings and conclusions. If Dr. Kleiman finds merit to the case, he is already on-board to provide whatever additional litigation support is necessary:
Dr. Kleiman will assist with utilization management procedures for organizations according to established criteria or guidelines. Utilization management may address such issues as discharge planning, concurrent planning, pre-certification, clinical case appeals, concurrent clinical reviews and peer reviews, and appeals introduced by the provider or patient.