Professional Compliance Grievance Summaries

Steven L. Nehmer, MD
Union, N.J.
Fellowship suspended for one year

In July 2006, a grievance alleging violations of the Standards of Professionalism (SOPs) on Orthopaedic Expert Witness Testimony was filed against Steven L. Nehmer, MD, based on a case that arose from a femoral nerve injury that may have followed right knee surgery during which a tourniquet was placed at the midthigh level.

In court testimony, Dr. Nehmer stated that the tourniquet caused the femoral nerve injury and that he believed a femoral nerve injury could not occur without negligence.

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