Find Experts
Expert Bio

Primary Area of Expertise

Pain Management

Expert Witness Profile

Dr. Adam J Carinci, M.D., M.B.A is a nationally recognized and sought after clinician, speaker and expert witness with over a fifteen years of pain medicine experience. He is double-board certified in both Anesthesiology and in Pain Medicine and maintains an active, full time medical practice. Dr. Carinci is Chief of Pain Management and Director of the Interventional Spine and Pain Treatment Center at the University of Rochester Medical Center and an Associate Professor at the University of Rochester School of Medicine. Prior to his current position, Dr. Carinci was the Director of the Pain Medicine Center at Massachusetts General Hospital and an Instructor at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Carinci trained at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School.

He has been involved in over 100 cases as an expert witness for both plaintiff (35%) and defense (65%). He has qualified as an expert witness in both state and federal court. He has authored over 75 expert reports, and has offered testimony under oath at both depositions and trials nationwide. Dr. Carinci's forensic experience includes medical malpractice, CRPS litigation, criminal matters, personal injury, pain and suffering, opioid overdose, DEA fraud and abuse cases. In his capacity as a forensic expert witness, Dr. Carinci prepares written reports, creates detailed visual aids to explain his expert opinion, and provides expert testimony under oath before the court using research and scientific literature combined with his personal education, training and experience. Dr. Carinci is certified by the ABIME and has performed over 500 IMEs for NY-WC, personal injury, disability and MVA.

He is an active member of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, The American Academy of Pain Medicine and the American Pain Society. He lectures nationally as an expert on opioids and pain. He is a pain management consultant and content expert for several Federal Agencies including; CDC, HHS and USDVA.

Expertise: Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, CRPS, Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, RSD, Nerve Injury, Nerve Pain, Failed Back, Workers Compensation, Epidural Injections, Epidural Hematoma, Pain Medicine, Interventional Pain Management, Opioids, Opioid Abuse, Opioid Overdose, Opioid Addiction, Fraud and Abuse, Fibromyalgia, Chronic Pain, Spinal Cord Injury, Independent Medical Examinations, IME.

Education & Licenses

M.D., M.B.A., Licensed MA, NY, LA