I. L. Lifrak, M.D., J.D.

I. L. Lifrak, M.D., J.D., brings nearly 30 years of medical experience in addition to legal experience which spans more than a decade. Dr. Lifrak has worked as a physician, a medical director, an attorney, and a lecturer in fields of medicine, science, and law.

Legal Experience

Over a decade practicing law; litigating complex medical malpractice cases, including cases involving surgical errors and traumatic birth injuries, as well as catastrophic personal injury cases.

Law Offices of Rovner, Allen, Rovner, Zimmerman & Nash
Serving Pennsylvania and New Jersey
2007 – Present

Other Experience

Private Practice Internal Medicine
Wilmington, DE
1983 – Present

Gaudenzia/New Beginnings
Wilmington, DE
2002 – Present
Medical Director

Baruch College
New York, NY
Adjunct Lecturer: Department of Biology

University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey
Newark, NJ
1980 – 1983
Clinical Instructor: Department of Medicine

Cooper Hospital/University Medical Center
Camden, NJ
June 1981 – June 1983
Resident: Internal Medicine

St. Francis Medical Center
Trenton, NJ
July 1980 – June 1981
Intern: Internal Medicine


  • New York Medical College

Department of Pathology

  • Far Eastern University Institute of Medicine

M.D., 1980

  • Widener University School of Law

J.D., 1996


  • Board Certified in Internal Medicine
  • Board Certified in Addiction Medicine
  • Delaware Medical License # C1-0002238
  • New Jersey Medical License # 39132
  • Pennsylvania Medical License # MD-026030-E
  • Florida Medical License # ME-0039261
  • New Jersey Bar


  • Admitted to Federal District Court


  • Affiliated with St. Francis Hospital

Wilmington, DE
Former member of the Department of Medicine
Peer Review Committee in 1990

  • American Society of Addiction Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Board of Forensic Examiners
  • American College of Legal Medicine
  • American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
  • American Board of Disability Consultants
  • American College of Clinical Pharmacology
  • American Medical Directors Association
  • Pain Management for Primary Physicians

Additional Qualifications

  • The Health Law Institute of Widener University School of Law

April 4, 1977
Guest Lecturer: Children’s Health Symposium;
Medical, Legal, and Ethical Issues

  • Widener University School of Law

1997, 1999
Guest Lecturer: Trial Advocacy Program

  • Publications

I.L. Lifrak, R. Lev. & A.V. Loud, Substrate-Induced Acceleration and Lactase Synthesis in Fetal Rat Intestine, 10(2) J. PEDIATRIC RESEARCH 100 (1976).