Paul Jain, M.D., QME

Comprehensive Medical Treatment

Qualified Medical Evaluator (QME)

Expert Witness

Internal Medicine/Pain Management

Dr. Jain is a Board Certified Internal Medicine Physician and Qualified Medical Evaluator who has been in practice for 14 years. He completed his medical school and residency training at George Washington University Medical Center. For the first 10 years of his career, he held a full time academic position as an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of California – San Diego Medical Center. He is currently in Private Practice and serves as an Expert Witness for the California Medical Board. He has performed over 300 IMEs and has been deposed, testified on numerous cases.


Specialty Focus: Pain Management, Neck/Whiplash Injuries, Shoulder Injury, Low back Injury, Knee Injury, Traumatic Brain Injury, Migraine Headaches, Vertigo/Dizziness, PTSD/Depression, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Complex Medication Management, all forms of Internal/End Organ Damage – Heart, Brain, Lungs, Liver, Kidneys, Stomach. All forms of solid tumor and bone marrow cancers. 


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Dedicated Physician with an academic background including Associate Professor of Internal Medicine at University of California – San Diego Medical Center and San Diego Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Currently in private practice and working with the Medical Board of California as a Medical Expert on medical malpractice cases and issues dealing with physician competency. 




George Washington University Medical Center

Internal Medicine Residency, 2004-2007

National Institutes of Health Intramural Research Training Award Fellowship (IRTA)


George Washington University School of Medicine 

M.D., 1999-2004


University of Virginia  

B.S., Biology, 1995-1999




American Board of Internal Medicine: Certified 9/2007-12/2027

National Board of Physicians and Surgeons: Certified 12/2017-12/2021

Qualified Medical Evaluator, State of California DWC License #152115 12/2017-12/2021 

California Medical License #100420, 9/2007-9/2022





San Diego/San Marcos/Chula Vista/Murrieta/Santa Ana                                                         9/2017 - Present


Internal Medicine/Pain Management Treating Physician

Qualified Medical Evaluator (QME)

Agreed Medical Evaluator    (AME)

Internal Medicine Expert Witness 


Full time practice in which all aspects of Internal Medicine/Pain Management evaluation/diagnosis/management is offered. Treatments offered include Trigger Point Injections, Cortisone Injections and prescription medications. Traumatic Brain Injury/Post Concussive Syndrome evaluations and management offered including a full array of neurologic testing, Neurocognitive testing and treatment options offered including Vestibular Rehabilitation and Cognitive Rehabilitation.


In addition, as a California State Qualified Medical Evaluator (QME) and Agreed Medical Evaluator (AME), detailed assessments of workplace injury claims evaluated and any indicated restrictions/limitations, functional capacity and AMA impairment ratings are assessed. Chart/file reviews, Independent Medical Evaluations, Deposition and Testimony services offered as an Internal Medicine Expert Witness


CALIFORNIA EXPERT REVIEWER PROGRAM                                                                            9/2017 - Present


Internal Medicine Expert


Perform chart reviews, peer reviews and quality of care reviews to formulate medical opinions regarding standard of care practice in medical malpractice cases. Also perform physical examinations of other physicians to determine competency, fitness for duty and offer remediation/treatment recommendations. Deposition and Testimony services offered.


UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA – SAN DIEGO MEDICAL CENTER                                               9/2007 – 9/2017



Associate Professor of Internal Medicine

Medicine 401 Associate Clerkship Director


Academic teaching position in which clinical care of patients was delivered while teaching UCSD Internal Medicine residents and UCSD medical students in both Inpatient and Outpatient clinical settings. Inpatient work included caring for patients in the Intensive Care Unit, Brain Injury/Spinal Cord Injury Unit, Cardiac Telemetry Unit and Inpatient Medical Floors.  


As Medicine 401 Clerkship Site Director, was heavily involved with bedside and formal didactic teaching of UCSD Medical Students, feedback sessions and formal evaluations/grading of medical students participating in the Inpatient Medicine Rotation. Received three teaching awards and one department service award while serving in this position. 


Created a new course and curriculum for 3rd year UCSD medical students which involved the use of wireless manikin technology to teach various clinical scenarios involving emergent/urgent medical conditions including Acute Coronary Syndrome, COPD exacerbation, Cardiopulmonary Arrest and Advanced Cardiac Life Support. 


Also worked in multiple specialty clinics including Gastroenterology/Liver Clinic performing evaluations and treatment of patients with Hepatitis B and C along with management of any sequelae associated with end stage liver disease. Was heavily involved in Endocrinology Diabetes clinic performing evaluations and treatment on brittle diabetic patients on complex regimens of insulin and oral hypoglycemics along with treatment of long term sequelae involving diabetic related complications. 





Traumatic Brain Injury

Spinal Cord Injury – paraplegia, quadriplegia and associated conditions (neurogenic bladder/bowel)

Pain Management

Migraine Headaches

Depression, Anxiety, PTSD, Bipolar disorder

Neck/Whiplash Injuries

Shoulder Injury

Low back Injury

Knee Injury

Myocardial Infarction, Cardiac Arrhythmia and all forms of Heart and Peripheral Vascular Disease

Cerebrovascular Accident

Clotting/Bleeding disorders

Gastrointestinal conditions including GI bleeding, Peptic Ulcer Disease/Gastritis and Colorectal Cancer


Diabetes Mellitus

Obesity, Metabolic Syndrome

Asthma, COPD, Pulmonary Fibrosis and Interstitial Lung Disease

Hepatitis, specifically Hep C and cirrhosis

Kidney Disease


Solid organ cancers

Substance abuse, specifically EtOH, Benzodiazepines, CNS depressants and Opioids

Autoimmune and Rheumatologic Diseases (Lupus, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Sarcoidosis)




Kwan B, Bui G, Jain P, Shah N, Juang D. Exploring Simulation in the Internal Medicine Clerkship. Clin Teach. 2017 Oct 25: 14(5): 349-354 

Shreyasi Das, Brian Tobe, Paul A. Jain, Walter Niles, Alicia Winquist, Lina Mastrangelo, Evan Y. Snyder. Chapter 29 “The Application and Future of Neural Stem Cells in Regenerative Medicine” in the book entitled “Translational Regenerative Medicine” Edited by” Anthony Atala and Julie Allickson, 2015. ISBN: 978-0-12-410396-2

Jain PA, Armando I, Juorio AV, Barden N, Saavedra JM. Decreased Hypothalamic Angiotensin II AT1 and AT2 receptor expression and adrenomedullary catecholamines in transgenic mice with impaired glucocorticoid receptor function. Neuroendocrinology. 2004;80(3):171-80.



VA San Diego Award of Excellence (1/2015)


University of California – San Diego Internal Medicine Program: Housestaff Teaching Award (6/2010)


University of California – San Diego School of Medicine: Nominee, Kaiser Excellent in Teaching Award (6/2010)


University of California – San Diego School of Medicine: Medicine 401 Excellent in Teaching Award (6/2008)

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