Dr. Alexa R Smith

Alexa Reeves Smith, MD, INC.
114 C Avenue #105
Coronado , CA 92118
Mobile: 619-372-1002
Office: 619-762-3220
Fax: 844-836-9800
Introduction

Alexa Smith, MD, is a board-certified neurosurgeon with expertise in trauma neurosurgery. Before coming to San Diego and joining the medical staffs at Scripps Mercy Hospital, Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla and Scripps Memorial Hospital in Encinitas, Dr. Smith served as a pediatric neurosurgeon at the University of California Los Angeles. She has also worked per diem at Kaiser Permanente Zion in San Diego and Kaiser Permanente in Anaheim. She is fellowship trained in the subspecialty of pediatric neurosurgery.


Areas of Expertise
  • Neurosurgery

Expert Background
Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: Certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery
M.D. from University of Washington
B.A. from Walla Walla College
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: Congress of Neurological Surgery
Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: Invited speaker for stroke conferences and career mentorship - see CV
Q: Have any of your accreditations ever been investigated, suspended or removed? (if yes, explain)
A: No
Q: On how many occasions have you been retained as an expert?
A: Twice as an expert
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: Brain and Spine
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: 50%
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: 50%
Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: More than 5 times
Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: 1 year ago
Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: None
Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: None
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: 2
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Review of medical records, Independent medical examination
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: $1200
Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: $1200
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: $1200
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: Half day local court appearance or part thereof is $5000
Full day local court appearance or part thereof is $10,000
Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: Out of town work requires all travel expenses incurred for in person appearance to be reimbursed at the time of reservation. Cancellation of in person appearance must be made 60 days prior to obtain a refund of reserved time and travel costs.
Please inquire for availability and rates if an expedited opinion is requested.

References

Available Upon Request