Dr. Kumar Hawaii Psychiatrist, IME, Psychology, Psychotherapy, Mental health, Holistic Treatment  
Independent Medical Exam

Independent Medical Examination

Krishna Kumar, MD, DLFAPA, CIME

4100 Oni Place
Kalaheo, Hawaii 96741

(808) 332-8433,  246-2000,  651-6000

Dr. Kumar is a CERTIFIED Independent Medical Examiner
by the American Board of Independent Medical Examiners
and Diplomate of American Board of Disability Analysts.

Dr.Kumar is also a Fellow of American Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress and Fellow of American College of Forensic Examiners.

Dr. Kumar performs the comprehensive examination of the persons with claims due to following:
  • Work Accidents/Injuries/Stress
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Airplane/Helicopter Accidents
  • Ship/Boat Accidents
  • Casualty
  • Domestic Violence
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Physical Abuse
  • Child Custody
  • Legal Cases
  • Natural Disasters
  • Social Disasters
  • Disability

Examination includes but is not limited to:

  • Thorough Medical and Psychiatric History
  • Review of all Records including:
  • Employee/Employer/Witnesses Statements
  • Investigation reports
  • Treating Physician's reports
  • Treating Psychiatrist/ Psychologist/EAP reports
  • Police reports,
  • Court records
  • Medical/Psychiatric IME reports

* Chronological Review of Records to elicit significant events in the claimant's life, and their effects

Assessment of Functioning in activities of daily living, social functioning, occupational functioning, concentration, memory, and intellectual functioning

* Medical and Psychiatric Diagnosis

* Identification of significant:

  • Physical
  • Psychological
  • Behavioral
  • Psycho-social, and
  • Occupational Issues

Determination of Pre-existing Disorders, and their effects on the person including symptoms, impairment, and functioning

* Determination of Rating according to AMA Guide to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment

* Professional Opinion with written analysis regarding:

  • Causation
  • Care Management
  • Appropriateness of care
  • Maximal medical improvement
  • Functional Limitations 
  • Impairment, and
  • Prognosis