Veterans Medical Advisor
About Dr. Bash
Dr. Bash is a veteran of
Since 1986, Dr. Craig Bash has specialized in neuroimaging medical diagnosis through radiological imaging, Veterans medical benefits, second opinions, and independent medical evaluations (IMEs) for disabled veterans. An IME from Dr. Bash will correctly state the crucial information for filing claims or appeals with the Department of Veterans Affairs, the Social Security Administration, and other disability programs.
Bachelor of Science from the
Graduate of the
Associate Professor at USUHS.
Master of Business from
Board certified radiology specialist (multi-organ).
Subspecialty fellowship training (3 years) in neuroradiology, two years of which were conducted at the National Institutes of Health in the Experimental Neuroimaging Section of the Laboratory of Radiology Research. Certified as a senior member of the American Society of Neuroradiology.
Wide-ranging experience as an expert witness in both civilian and military courts, including testifying in VA courts of appeal.
Past Deputy Director of Medical Services for the Paralyzed Veterans of
Active researcher at the National Institutes of Health.
Author of more than 20 articles for peer-reviewed publications.
Professional medical committee member (served on multiple committees).
Lecturure for medical students and resident physicians.
Senior Member American Society of Neuroradiology, 1995 (Member #10747).
Board Certified Diagnostic Radiology, 1990.
National Board of Medical Examiners, 1987.
Medical Mutual Liability Insurance Society of
Past VA-Accredited Service Organization Representative
Paralyzed Veterans of
Disabled American Veterans (2001-2006)
2005 - 2007 Board member PVA Education Foundation
1998 - 2002 Member : Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Advisory Committee for Injury Prevention and Control (ACIPC).
1990 - 1992 Member : Phoenix Area Indian Health Service (IHS) JCAHO preparation team.
1996 - present Director of Research : Shapiro Spinal Cord Research foundation.
1996 - 2007 Consultant : PVA Clinical Practice Guidelines Consortium (Spinal Cord Injury).
1997 - 2007 Member : Steering Committee : PVA Clinical Practice Guidelines Council (Multiple Sclerosis).
Dr. Bash is a busy Washington, D.C. physician so please be persistent in contacting him. He is willing to help veterans, but be aware that time with him is precious. Do all you can to preserve and make useful the time he can give to your case.
Craig N. Bash M.D., M.B.A. -- Associate professor -- Cell 240-506-1556
Craig N. Bash M.D., M.B.A.
Neuro-Radiologist and Associate Professor
Uniformed Services School of Medicine