Dr. Sydney Shaber was born in Glasgow, Scotland, and immigrated to Canada in 1956. In 1961, he immigrated again, this time to the United States. Dr. Sydney Shaber served in the military in a medical unit during the Vietnam War from 1969 to 1971. Dr. Sydney Shaber has also been decorated by the San Francisco Police Department for interrupting an armed robber at a restaurant and chasing and capturing the robber. Dr. Sydney Shaber trained at the Letterman Army Medical Center in San Francisco and also held the position of both an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Podiatric Surgery and an Assistant Clinical Professor of Podiatric Medicine at the California College of Podiatric Medicine. At his current position with Accurate Medical Assessment Rating Center, Dr. Sydney Shaber leads a company that evaluates California workers who are injured due to workplace accidents. He works with workers’ compensation lawyers to be sure injured individuals receive accurate ratings to help their workers' compensation case settle fairly and timely. Dr. Sydney Shaber is recognized as being an expert in various aspects of workers’ compensation procedures. He wrote a lengthy article for getMedLegal Magazine titled “ACOEM, AMA Guides and Functional Capacity Assessments.” Dr. Sydney Shaber’s article examines legislation passed into state law that changed workers’ compensation, specifically SB 228 and SB 899, and their effect on procedures of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.