Bio and Credentials

 

Mitchell S. Nudelman, MD, JD

 

Mitchell Nudelman, MD, JD has been the Chief Medical Officer of Medical Director Solutions, LLC, since 1998 when he founded the company.

Dr. Nudelman, who practices both administrative medicine and law, has been Board Certified in Family Medicine and a Diplomate of the American Board of Family Medicine for twenty-five years. Dr. Nudelman holds active and unrestricted medical licenses in Georgia, Florida and South Carolina, and has been a member of the Georgia Bar and in good standing for the past thirty years. He is honored to be a board member of the distinguished American Academy of Legal Medicine, a professional organization of primarily physicians who are also attorneys. 

For the more than 30 years he has worked a very wide range of cases involving medical care issues and other medical legal matters, often involving multiple medical specialties and complex medical facts. Dr. Nudelman’s insider experience with both defense and plaintiff counsel, insurance carriers, and employers in such areas as WORKERS’ COMPENSATION, DISABILITY, and GENERAL LIABILITY, has given him invaluable insight.

His credentials and diverse roles include the following highlights:

 

  • Board Certified in Family Medicine for 31 years (1987-2018). He has practiced administrative and legal medicine continuously since, licensed in both Florida and Georgia. [Note:  As of December 2018, Dr. Nudelman ​no longer sits for the written examination for maintenance of certification].
     

  • Attended the University of Miami School of Law at night while practicing medicine during the day, graduating in 1991. He is a member of the State Bar of Georgia, where he has practiced law continuously since 1997.
     

  • Chief Medical Officer of Medical Director Solutions, LLC, the company he founded in 1998, and which has provided medical director consulting and peer review services to hundreds of insurance carriers, law firms, employers, third party administrators, case management companies, and others throughout the country.  
     

  • Served as the sole Authorized Medical Peer Review Physician to the Georgia State Board of Workers’ Compensation for more than a decade from 1998 to 2010.
     

  • Medical Consultant to many major insurance carriers, including but not limited to The Hartford, Travelers, Canada Life Assurance Company, and Jefferson Pilot during which time he reviewed thousands of cases in WC, disability and group health.

  • Dr. Nudelman also has vast experience locating, retaining, and then preparing expert medical witnesses. His unique education and training in both law and medicine enable him to help litigation teams navigate extremely complex medical-legal cases, even cases with pressing, rapidly approaching deadlines.


As an authority on credentialing, he knows what makes these witnesses credible and reliable, and what’s required to ensure that they meet the Daubert standard for medical evidence and expert testimony. During the course of his long career, Dr. Nudelman has developed an extensive network of board-certified physicians to consult on cases. He has access to an extensive network of medical legal experts throughout the country when there is a need for an out of state expert.