Do You Really Have a Lawyer on Staff Who is Also a Licensed Physician and Surgeon?
Yes we do.
Attorney Roger Kaye joined Advocates Law Firm in 2004 and is member of our Injury Claims Law Group.
Attorney Kaye is both a licensed lawyer and a licensed medical doctor. He has been consulted on, and participated in, numerous medical malpractice and personal injury cases in Connecticut and other states, one of which resulted in verdict for over $5 million dollars.
Dr. Kaye is licensed to practice medicine in Connecticut and is a Board Certified Neurosurgeon. For many years prior to joining Advocates Law Firm, Dr. Kaye has been a practicing neurosurgeon with an active private medical practice. He graduated from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, and was trained at the New York University-Bellevue Hospital in neurosurgery.Dr. Kaye has served on peer review committees for two Connecticut hospitals and has reviewed cases for the Department of Health for the State of Connecticut.
Dr. Kaye is a member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons; American College of Surgeons; and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons. He is also a member of Phi Beta Kappa.
Drawing on his extensive experience as a treating physician and with Peer Review and his specific expertise involving the nervous system, Dr. Kaye had testified as an expert medical witness over 75 times, in malpractice cases and injury claims. In medical malpractice claims, he has been an expert on the deviation from the standard of care and/or causation. In injury claims, he has testified as a treating physician and also as an expert on the extent and type of injuries, and causation. He also lectures to medical and legal groups on neurosurgery and the law.
Attorney Kaye is licensed to practice law in Connecticut and New York. He graduated from the University of Connecticut School of Law (with High Honors). While in law school, he was active in the Moot Court Board and in trial competitions; and he received a Cali Award for Excellence in each of the following subjects: Trial Practice, Advanced Torts, Constitutional Law, and Property Law. Attorney Kaye was also the winner of the Alva Loiselle Moot Court Competition in Appellate Advocacy; and the statewide Healy Writing Competition, sponsored by the Connecticut Health Lawyers Association.
He is a member of the American Bar Association, Connecticut Bar Association, New York Bar Association, Association of Trial Lawyers of America, and the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association.