SHARP MEDICAL EVALUATORS (SME) is a fully integrated med-legal company, staffed with a team of experienced evaluators and back office team of professionals, specializing in CA workers’ compensation evaluations. SME provides patient examinations on behalf of both applicant and defense attorneys through an impartial lens and has earned the reputation for providing clear, ethical, and ratable reports of the highest order of quality. SME reports are derived from thorough analysis of causation and apportionment based on scientific evidence.
Each of SME’s highly qualified doctors is carefully screened and selected by our Chief Medical Officer and longtime QME/AME/IME, Dr. Steven N Brourman, M.D., Orthopedic Surgeon. Our goal is to provide the best doctors who can provide detailed, timely, and ratable reports to help settle cases.
Specialties are wide ranging and include: orthopedic injury, internal medicine, occupational medicine, hand, spine, chiropractic, and psychology. SME’s geographic footprint covers the entirety of California. Currently, there are twelve locations and growing to meet the DWC’s demand for workers’ compensation panel requests. We hope you will consider us should one of our doctors appear on your panel list.
Our Core Values are unwavering and include the following:
- To demonstrate integrity in all facets of our business.
- To prepare comprehensive high quality ratable reports to help settle cases.
- To always exhibit patient empathy with the understanding that each patient case is unique.
- To integrate each doctor’s acute understanding of disability throughout the med-legal process.
- To provide an efficient back office support system to make the whole process timely and seamless.
- Foot & Ankle
- Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
- Internal Medicine