Dermot P Maher

Dr. Dermot P Maher

Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
5255 Loughboro Road NW, Building A, Suite 300
Washington , DC 20016
Mobile: 504-723-1633

Dr. Maher is an actively practicing, double board-certified, Harvard/Hopkins-trained physician with additional graduate-level training in pharmacology and clinical trial design. Since 2017, he has served as the Medical Director for the Johns Hopkins Pain Management clinics in the Washington, DC metro area. He has published over three dozen peer-reviewed scientific papers, most of which he is the first or senior author in recognition of his contribution. He has been awarded several competitive grants to fund his research, published 10 book chapters, delivered numerous lectures regionally and nationally, and has been featured on CNN, Medscape, and other media outlets. He also advises several government agencies and serves as an editor of the academic journal Pain Medicine

Areas of Expertise
  • Addiction Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
  • Chiropractic
  • Drug Abuse
  • Pain Management
  • Palliative Care
  • Pharmacology
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Spine Surgery
  • Wrongful Death

Expert Background
Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: Dr. Maher obtained his Medical Doctorate from Georgetown School of Medicine. He additionally completed graduate degrees in pharmacology from Georgetown Graduate School and clinical trial design from the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health. He completed his residency in anesthesiology at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles and his pain management training at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard School of Medicine in Boston.
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: Dr. Maher is a member of the research committee of the Spine Intervention Society and on the programming committee of the American Academy of Pain Medicine. He is also a diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiology and a member of the International Association for the Study of Pain
Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: Since completion of fellowship, he has been a tenure-track assistant professor of medicine at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, where he has served on various faculty leadership roles. He has initiated numerous clinical and basic science lines of research resulting in 37 peer-reviewed manuscripts, He also serves on the editorial board of the journal Pain Medicine and as a reviewer for numerous other journals including Lancet, The British Medical Journal, Anesthesia and Analgesia and Pain.
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: 10
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: Anesthesia, pain management
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: 60%
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: 40%
Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: 5
Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: 2020
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: A complete fee schedule is available upon request


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