Dr. Simon Dardashti

Expert Medical Services LLC
1171 S. Robetson Blvd, #426
Los Angeles, CA 90035
Mobile: 424-284-8862
Office: 424-284-8862

Dr. Simon Dardashti is a Pain Management Physician with a wealth of experience and expertise in the field of Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine and spinal injury. His professional background includes:

Education: Dr. Dardashti graduated from UC Berkeley with a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science, followed by a Master’s degree from Georgetown University and an MD degree from the Chicago Medical School.

Training: He completed a rigorous four-year internship/residency in Anesthesiology at the University of California, Irvine Medical Center, and further specialized in Interventional Spine and Pain Management through a Fellowship program at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).

Professional Experience: Dr. Dardashti has been actively practicing since 2016, focusing on Pain Management, Anesthesiology, and Medical Corporate Compliance. He has worked in various settings including outpatient private practice and inpatient hospital practice.

Certifications: Board certified by the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) in both Pain Medicine and Anesthesiology, Dr. Dardashti brings over 10 years of expertise to his practice.

Expertise: With a research focus on spinal injury, Dr. Dardashti is well-equipped to provide valuable insights as an expert witness in legal proceedings. He is known for his prompt communication and articulate demeanor during depositions.

Accolades: Dr. Dardashti's accolades include receiving a Top Witness award in Mock Trial, as well as Honorable Mention and Select Resident recognition.

Dr. Simon Dardashti's combination of academic achievements, clinical experience, and research expertise make him an invaluable resource as a Pain Management Physician medical expert witness in the legal field.

Medical areas of expertise include: Causation of injuries, anoxic brain injury, brain damage, hypoxia, whiplash, disability, spine injury, neck and back pain, spinal cord injury, sciatica, nerve blocks, radiculopathy neuropathy, spondylosis, spinal stenosis, chronic pain, non-surgical orthopedic care, opioid and non-opioid medication management, complex regional pain syndrome/reflex sympathetic dystrophy (CRPS/RSD), herniated disc, epidurals, radiofrequency ablation, spinal cord stimulation, fluoroscopic guidance of procedures.

Experience with establishing causation of injuries, medical cost projections, depositions, disclosure statements, case review, medical necessity determinations. Medical Malpractice Case Reviews for Plaintiff & Defense Attorneys.

CV & References can be provided upon request.

Areas of Expertise
  • Anesthesiology
  • Independent Medical Examinations
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Pain Management
  • Personal Injury
  • Spine Medicine

Expert Background
Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: Pain Medicine, Fellowship University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) 2015
Anesthesiology, Internship & Residency University of California, Irvine (UCI) 2014
Medical Doctorate (MD), Medicine Chicago Medical School 2010
Masters of Science (MS), Physiology and Biophysics Georgetown University 2006
Bachelors of Arts (BA), Political Science University of California, Berkeley 2005

Dually Boarded in Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine - American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS)
California Medical License, Medical Board of California (Active)
Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) Prescribing License
ACLS and BLS Certified
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS)
Q: Have any of your accreditations ever been investigated, suspended or removed? (if yes, explain)
A: None
Q: On how many occasions have you been retained as an expert?
A: 8
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: Pain Management
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: 6
Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: 04/2024
Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: 1
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: 10
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Merit analysis, case review, deposition, trial preparation
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: $250
Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: $495
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: $800
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: $800


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