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How to Become a Medical Expert Witness

Join the medical expert network raising the benchmark for experts and attorneys alike.


American Medical Forensic Specialists is home to more than 6,000 medical expert witnesses across all medical and health care specialties. Our experts are Board Certified, actively practicing and serious about providing compelling, unbiased expert testimony. We reward that dedication with a streamlined process that ensures accurate billing, high-quality clients and crucial support throughout the life of your expert witness engagement.

Benefits of becoming an AMFS medical expert witness

At AMFS, our team members are experts in the medical legal field. Each of our clients has an introductory call with our Physician Medical Directors, who ensure cases presented to you are strongly aligned with your area of expertise. Once you accept a case, our full-time staff handles billing, collection and scheduling for depositions and trial testimony. The result is a medical expert witness process that frees you to do what you do best: providing high-quality medical analysis and testimony without disrupting your practice.

  • Supplement your income
    Earn income without jeopardizing your practice
  • Choose your schedule 
    Accept or decline casework at your discretion
  • Outsource billing and administrative tasks 
    Let our case managers—not your practice’s staff—handle non-billable work and ensure payment for services rendered
  • Streamline your case review
    Receive assignment facts and briefings from an AMFS Physician Medical Director
  • Stay informed
    Enhance your understanding of the issues affecting your specialty and the medical community

Ready to join our community?

Please click the button below to access the sign up form. Fill out the form, upload your Curriculum Vitae and click submit and a member of our Medical Department will contact you shortly.

Become an Expert

Quality, unbiased review from the inception of medical malpractice matters is why our firm values the expertise of AMFS. You are providing an exceptionally valuable service to the trial lawyers of America. — Fellows & Hymowitz
I have used AMFS for years for identifying and engaging highly qualified and credible expert witnesses. The responsiveness and professionalism of the AMFS medical directors and staff helps streamline the expert locating process and adds real value to the cause of my clients. AMFS is an indispensable resource for my ... — Bialous Law Firm
I have approached AMFS to assist me in locating and hiring qualified experts to consult on claims of professional negligence. I have found their network of experts to be exceptional. I have hired quite a number of experts, in various fields, through AMFS, over the years. The experts have been ... — Fluetsch & Fluetsch
I'm writing to commend your case manager for taking a horrible situation we had with an expert and turning it around in less than 24 hours and getting a replacement expert that really jumped in and did the job well and met our deadline. He turned a near disaster into ... — Huggins & Maxwell
AMFS has consistently provided my office with excellent, above and beyond service. They have provided me with qualified medical experts, who have all been accomplished physicians with large successful practices. Their in-house Medical Directors have been a valuable resource in helping me understand the medical issues of my cases. Most ... — Marc S. Alpert, Esq.
AMFS has consistently provided top-notch experts for my cases with one phone call and spared me countless wasted hours. I would recommend their services to anyone who is looking for clarification of medical matters, determining which cases to pursue and engaging professional, quality medical experts for all medical-legal matters. — Gary McInerney, Esq.
AMFS delivers world class experts for the big case. I suggest using AMFS's service when the stakes are high and only the best expert will suffice. — Fox & Fox
The exceptional qualifications and extraordinary commitment by AMFS experts resulted in a seven figure settlement for my client on the eve of trial... AMFS is simply the best medical-legal Group I've ever worked with. — Stephen Heller, Esq.
We were very pleased with AMFS and we will absolutely use you again. You saved us a great deal of time and we were especially appreciative of your ability to accommodate our rushed scheduling. — Chavez Law Group
I try many different types of medical malpractice cases and I am licensed in New Hampshire, Vermont and Massachusetts. In preparing for my medical cases, I have used many different companies that provide referrals for medical experts. I can say without a doubt that AMFS has provided me with the ... — Spaneas Law Firm
In my practice, I have found AMFS services to be extremely valuable. Unlike some expert services, they make it a point to immediately connect you with a medical director who takes the time to listen to the facts and give an honest assessment of the likely success of the case. ... — George Donze
I am a solo practitioner. My client had a situation dealing with surgical intervention of a relatively rare condition. The good folks at AFMS listened to my facts and my particular desire to not spend several thousand dollars to be told to NOT advance the case. Stephanie, presumably a nurse ... — Mike Troncellito