Medical Consultants Network

Medical Consultants Network

1301 Fifth Ave., Ste. 2900
Seattle , WA 98101
Office: 206-621-9097
Fax: 206-287-1908

Introduction

MCN provides medical judgment services nationwide. We have a leading network of board certified and active practice physicians that we hold to the highest standards of performance and quality. With our advanced systems and excellent staff, we are able to provide value: quality, speed and service at a fair price.

We deliver the best because we select the best.

We understand that as a physician (or any type of medical professional), you could choose to work for any number of service providers. Our network of providers (24,000 options and growing) choose to work with MCN because we put medical expertise and medical integrity at the heart of everything we do. The physicians in the MCN network are board certified and active practice. All of them were recruited directly by MCN. Every MCN physician is trained and held to our strict standards of quality and service.

INDEPENDENT MEDICAL EVALUATIONS (IME): These provide answers to questions about the medical nature, origin, and treatment of injuries. MCN offers IME services nationwide for insurance claims professionals, self-insured groups, attorneys, and workers' compensation programs. With a national network of thousands of qualified specialists and a staff experienced in all aspects of the IME process, MCN supplies high quality IME services from start to finish.

All Inclusive IME Services:
- Prompt scheduling
- Chart preparation
- Communication between client, claimant, and physician
- Diagnostic testing arrangement
- Expedited appointments upon request
- A quality process
- Credentialing
- Physician orientation

PEER REVIEWS: Often, claims raise questions regarding the delivery, appropriateness or necessity of medical services. When an examinee evaluation is not required or possible, clients use MCN's Peer Review services. MCN compiles complete medical histories, has a you as the qualified physician/consultant review all medical records, and provides a comprehensive report.

With each review MCN handles:
- Prompt scheduling
- Chart preparation
- Communication between client and physician
- Report review
- Credentialing
- Physician orientation

Questions? Call 343.6100, email: PhysRec@mcn.com, or go to: http://www.mcn.com.


Areas of Expertise

  • Addiction Medicine
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Allergies & Immunology
  • Alternative Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
  • Autopsies
  • Bariatric Medicine
  • Biomedical
  • Brain Injury
  • Burn Injury
  • Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Child Custody
  • Child Psychiatry
  • Child Psychology
  • Chiropractic
  • Correctional Healthcare
  • Criminology
  • Dermatology
  • Disability
  • DNA
  • Drug Abuse
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Endocrinology
  • Environmental Medicine
  • Family Practice/Family Medicine
  • FDA
  • Forensic Psychiatry
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Gastroenterology
  • General Surgery
  • Genetics
  • Geriatrics
  • Hand Surgery
  • Head & Neck Surgery
  • Hematology (Blood)
  • Hepatology (Liver)
  • Hospital & Medical Ethics
  • Independent Medical Examinations (I.M.E.)
  • Industrial Medicine
  • Infectious Disease
  • Internal Medicine
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • Legal Nurse Consultant
  • Life Care Planning
  • Long Term Care
  • Malingering
  • Managed Care & HMOs
  • Medical
  • Medical Billing
  • Medical Devices
  • Medical Fraud
  • Medical Toxicology
  • Neonatology
  • Neurology
  • Neurophysiology
  • Neuropsychiatry
  • Neuropsychology
  • Neuropsychopharmacology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Nursing Homes
  • Nutrition
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology (OB/GYN)
  • Occupational/Environmental Health
  • Oncology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthotics & Prosthetics
  • Osteopathy
  • Otolaryngology (Ears, Nose, and Throat)
  • Pain Management
  • Pathology
  • Pediatric Urology
  • Pediatrics
  • Personal Injury
  • Pharmacology
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Physical Therapy
  • Physiology
  • Plastic Surgery
  • Podiatry (Foot)
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Proctology
  • Psychiatry
  • Psychology
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Radiology/Nuclear Medicine
  • Rheumatology
  • Sanity/Trial Competency
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Harassment/Discrimination
  • Sports Medicine
  • Suicide
  • Urology
  • Wrongful Death

Expert Background

Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: MCN's consultants are all appropriately credentialed in their respective specialties. MCN staff can provide individual qualifications upon request.
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: MCN participates in many organizations on a national and regional basis. Individual consultants choose to join those organizations relevant to their specialties or interests.
Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: Individual consultants are members of many medical school faculties and regularly present and publish in their specialties.
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: MCN performs thousands of evaluations monthly, in all regions of the country. Many of these are evaluations only, but a consistent number involve testimony and litigation.
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: All medical specialties and alternative therapies. See listing of specialties.
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: Fewer than 5%. Most of MCN's clients are claims managers and attorneys involved in the defense of claims.
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: Over 95% are at the request of insurance carriers, defense attorneys, government and similar entities.

We serve the casualty, workers' compensation, and disability markets.
Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: MCN consultants are regularly deposed in the course of their practice.
Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: See above.
Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: MCN consultants are routinely qualified as witnesses.
Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: MCN consultants routinely testify.
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: MCN was founded in April 1985 and is currently in it's 19th year.
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: IME's, Peer reviews, Functional Capacity Assessment, Medical Bill review, Psychological assessments.
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: Fees vary by specialty and region.
Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: Fees vary by specialty and region.
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: Fees vary by specialty and region.
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: Fees vary by specialty and region.
Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: Please contact MCN for specific costs.

References

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