Geriatric Psychiatry Expert Witness Sunnyvale 507139

Expertise Description

I have over 5 years experience in geriatric psychiatry with expertise in assessment and treatment of neuropsychiatric conditions in the elderly, including different types of dementia, depression, psychotic illnesses, and the effects of general medical conditions, substance use, and medications on mental health. I have additional knowledge in performing evaluations for dementia/cognitive impairments, financial capacity, healthcare decision-making capacity, testamentary capacity, and adult guardianship. I have prior experience providing consultations and courtroom testimony as a geriatric psychiatry expert witness.

Rehabilitation Psychology Expert MO 530866

Expertise Description

I have provided psychological, neuropsychological, and vocational evaluations for more than 40 years. As a rehabibiatiojn psychologist and neuropsychologist, I have provided treatment and evaluation in rehabilitation hospital settings, acute care health facilities, and in private practice. I have treated and evaluated adults with traumatic brain injury, amputation, stroke, spinal cord injury, multiple sclerosis, and dementia, blind and low vision and other chronic neurological diseases. Treatment has included group therapy for cognitive rehabilitation, but also individual psychotherapy for PTSD, reactive depression, anxiety disorders, non-medical techniques for chronic pain, and adjustment to disability. I have performed Independent Medical Evaluations (IME) and subsequently testified in depositions and court as an expert witness in neuropsychology and vocational rehabilitation on numerous occasions. The evaluations often include requests for disability reading using AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment 6th Edition our earlier versions. I have extensive experience regarding the evaluation of brain injured individual using up to date neuropsychological tests. Assessments include performance and symptom validity determination, testing designed to estimate premorbid level of functioning, and comprehensive quantification of cognitive ability using demographically corrected norms. Included also is assessment of emotional status using self-report inventories and questionnaires. Vocational evaluations include vocational testing to assess general intellectual capacity, scholastic achievement and career interest often paired with psychological testing to rule/out psychological component or overlay. I identify the individual's vocational potential, earnings loss or capacity based on residual his/her marketable transferrable skills. I have provided consultations, courtroom testimony, and deposition for more than 30 years as a rehabilitation psychology expert witness.

Diagnostic Radiology Expert Witness Palm Desert 528577

Expertise Description

With more than 15 years experience in neuroradiology, I have worked with diagnostic radiology, musculoskeletal radiology, dementia and alzheimer’s disease, minimally invasive spinal surgery, pain management, orthopedic and sports medicine imaging, and investigational regenerative therapies using stem cells taken from a patient’s own body to heal tissue damaged by disease or injury. I have prior experience offering consultations and deposition as a neuroradiology expert witness.

Home Health Nurse Expert Witness 169373

Expertise Description

For more than 35 years, I have worked in the long-term care field which includes non-medical facilities such as residential care, assisted living, home care and day care programs. I have been an advocate for improving community care for residents/clients/consumers, as well as care homes/facilities since 1985. Since 1990, I have been teaching, writing/publishing standards for the non-medical care and medical care industry. I have consulted as an expert on cases in over a dozen states. I am familiar with both state and federal laws and standards. Over the years, I have authored more than 26 books on care facility standards. For several years, through American College of Community Care Educations, I was in charge of publishing the laws and state policies for homes for the elderly and developmentally disabled and day care programs. I have spent over 25 years offering deposition, consultations, and expert testimony as a long-term care expert witness.

Long-Term Care Expert Witness CA 169373

Expertise Description

For more than 35 years, I have worked in the long-term care field which includes non-medical facilities such as Residential Care, Assisted Living, Home Care and Day Care Programs. I have been an advocate for improving community care for residents/clients/consumers, as well as care homes/facilities since 1985. Since 1990, I have been teaching, writing/publishing standards for the non-medical care and medical care industry.
I have consulted as an expert on cases in over a dozen states. I am familiar with both state and federal laws and standards. Over the years, I have authored more than 26 books on care facility standards. For several years, through American College of Community Care Educations, I was in charge of publishing the laws and state policies for homes for the elderly and developmentally disabled and day care programs. I have spent over 25 years offering deposition, consultations, and expert testimony as a long-term care expert witness.

Rehabilitation Psychology Expert Witness CT 436783

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years experience in Rehabilitation Psychology with expertise in psychodynamic psychotherapy and cognitive-rehabilitation services to adult patients with cognitive and medical disorders including post-concussion syndromes and adult onset dementia and related neurological disorders and pediatric patients with Autism, Attention Disorders, ID and related neurological disorders. I have over 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, depositions, and courtroom testimony.

Geriatric Medicine Expert Witness TX 528885

Expertise Description

I have over 20 years experience in geriatric medicine with expertise in Alzheimer's disease, memory disorders, cognitive decline, dementia, cognitive aging, and the relationship between obesity and memory function in women. I have provided clients with consultations, courtroom testimony, and deposition for over a decade as a geriatric medicine expert witness.

Neurology Expert Witness TX 528827

Expertise Description

I have over 15 years experience in neurology with expertise in cognitive disorders, memory disorders, dementia, behavioral neurology, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, internal medicine, and psychobiology. I have offered my services as a neurology expert witness for more than 10 years.

Neuropsychology Expert Witness 522091 UT

Expertise Description

I have over 10 years experience in neuropsychology in Utah. My focus is in aging, dementia, cognitive plasticity, mild cognitive impairment, and Huntington's Disease. I have provided consultations and courtroom testimony as a neuropsychology expert witness for more than 5 years.

Geriatric Medicine Expert Sacramento 520930

Expertise Description

My career has spanned over 30 years in Geriatric Medicine with a focus on Alzheimer's disease, diagnosis and management of dementia; psychiatric and physical health effects of care-giving; and arthritis-specific disability. I have also worked for more than two decades as a geriatric medicine expert witness in the Sacramento, Davis, Northern California area by providing numerous clients with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Geriatrics Expert 514318

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years of experience as a licensed Medical Doctor. My Internal Medicine board certifications include Geriatrics, and Endocrinology and Metabolism. I am also a Certified Medical Director (CMD). I have conducted research and lectured on topics such as: malnutrition and ethical issues for the elderly, multi-system diseases, dementia, the impact of falls for the elderly, and nutrition. My experience also includes diabetes management and the prevention of the disease. I have also participated in health screenings at sponsored events for the elderly. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations and deposition.

Neuropsychology Expert 513963

Expertise Description

I have more than 15 years of experience in the field of Psychology with a specialization in Neuropsychology. As a Clinical Neuropsychologist my expertise include traumatic brain injury from mild to severe, sport related concussions, and epilepsy. My practice includes patients presenting with a wide array of general medical and neurological disorders, including multiple sclerosis, brain tumor, stroke, Huntington’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, dementia, as well as psychiatric disorders. I have prior expert witness experience.

Clinical Neuropsychology Expert 508896

Expertise Description

I have more than 45 years of experience in the field of Psychology with expertise as a Clinical Neuropsychologist. My research interests include dementia, functional neuroimaging, and Forensic psychology. I have provided proposal review and have been part of panels to assess grants and data for research. I have over 30 years of expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Neuro-Degenerative Diseases Expert 318989

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years experience in the field of Neurology with expertise in Neuro-Degenerative Diseases. I have experience with Clinical Neurology, as well as teaching and instructing within the field. I have over 20 years expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

neurology 381857

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years experience in the field of Neurology with expertise in movement disorders, brain disorders, brain damage, neurologic disability, and dementia. I have experience in education and training of medical students, and outpatient Neurology. As a neurologist, I have been doing botulinum toxin injections (Botox, Xeomin, and Myobloc) for over 20 years for patients with cervical dystonia, blepharospasm, writer's cramp, hemifacial spasm, and spasmodic dysphonia. I also have over 20 years expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Emergency And Urgent Care Medicine 165791

Expertise Description

I have over 10 years of experience in Emergency and Urgent Care Medicine. I have experienced in Geriatrics and have worked continuously in clinical settings along with maintaining teaching responsibilities. I am registered as a Family Nurse Practitioner and Physician Assistant. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Neurology 57849

Expertise Description

I have over 35 years experience in neurology. My expertise includes: neuromuscular disorders, dementia, Alzheimer’s Disease, headaches, traumatic brain injury, Attention Deficit Disorder (A.D.D.), and medical acupuncture. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Forensic Psychiatry 159155

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years in clinical and forensic psychiatry. My areas of expertise are PTSD, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the evaluation of Emotional Distress, Chronic Pain, Diminished Capacity, TBI, Testamentary Capacity and Undue Influence, Serious Personal Injury and Trauma, and Employment Litigation. My additional experience includes user-friendly testimony and thorough, accessible reports, based on skilled synthesis of IMEs, medical records review, are the basis of this expert's reputation. My knowledge of legal issues is useful in lawsuits involving issues of harassment, discrimination, and employment law.

Neurology 59569

Expertise Description

I have over 30 years experience in neurology. My expertise includes: behavioral neurology; competency evaluations; medical malpractice; medical negligence; neurological research; and personal injury. I have special knowledge of: Alzheimer’s Disease; amnesia; Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis; aphasis; brain tumors; closed head injuries / trauma; dementia; encephalitis; epilepsy; Guillain-Barre Syndrome; head injuries / trauma; meningitis; Multiple Sclerosis; Myasthenia Gravis; nerve damage / injury; neurobehavior; neuropathy; Parkinson’s Disease; seizures; stroke; and traumatic brain injury / damage. Multi-lingual. I have prior expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Neuropsychiatry 13130

Expertise Description

I have more than 50 years experience in the field of Psychiatric and Legal Medicine with expertise in Neuropsychiatry and Forensic Psychiatry. As a neuropsychiatrist, I have experience with brain damage, brain injury rehabilitation, behavioral neurology; mental health, dementia evaluations, forensic evaluations, and legal medicine evaluations. I have additional experience with extended care, movement disorders, Post Traumatic Stress Disorders, and Veteran care. I have over 10 years expert witness experience.

Geriatric Psychology 430305

Expertise Description

I have more than 15 years experience in the field of Psychiatry. My experience includes psychiatry and neurology, geriatric psychiatry, addiction psychiatry, alcoholism, personality disorders, depression, delirium, dementia, psychiatric aspects of Parkinson’s Disease, Alzheimer’s, Holiday depression, mourning and grief in children, chronic illness, psychopathology, psychopharmacology, chemical dependency, obsessions, compulsions, impulse control disorders, and mood disorders. I am highly knowledgeable on issues of psychiatric interviewing, psychiatric evaluation, and crises intervention. My other consulting experiences have consisted of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), work stress, industrial and non-industrial injuries, drug offenses, personal injury, competency evaluations, conservatorship, and trust and trustee’s issues. I have over 15 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Clinical Psychology 325886

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years experience in the field of Clinical Psychology. My expertise includes neuropsychological / psychological assessments, therapy sessions for individuals (children, adolescents, and adults), group, marital, and families, rehabilitation, and psychotherapy services. I have experience with independent medical examinations, neuropsychological evaluations, forensic clinical psychological evaluations for such issues as workers’ compensation claims and fitness for duty. My additional experience includes traumatic brain injury, pediatric brain injury, stroke, substance abuse, and dementia.

Psychiatry 166002

Expertise Description

I have more than 10 years experience in the field of Psychiatry. My expertise includes advanced aspects in psychopharmacology and therapy and mood disorders including major depressive disorder and bipolar disorder; anxiety disorders including panic disorder, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder; psychotic illness such as schizophrenia and delusional symptoms related to major depression and bipolar disorder; substance abuse and dependence, and issues related to this illness; developmental disabilities, and behavior challenges related to this illness; behavior and mood changes of individuals with traumatic brain injury; and dementia and other cognitive challenges among older adults. My clinical experience includes general adult psychiatry, evaluation and treatment of patients found Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity, clinical outpatients, and treatment of individuals with mental illness, and medication management and therapy for adolescents, adults, older adults, and individuals with developmental disabilities.  My further consultations consist of patient education of medications and forensic issues, court-ordered evaluations, and independent medical evaluations related to disability, fitness for duty, and psychiatric issues concerning vocational rehabilitation. I have over 10 years expert witness experience with consultation, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Clinical Psychology 367896

Expertise Description

I have more than 25 years experience in the field of Clinical Psychology and Clinical Neuropsychology. My specialties include clinical psychological assessment of mood and anxiety disorders, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), serious personal injury and trauma, and learning disabilities; and clinical neuropsychological assessment of traumatic brain injury, neuropsychological evaluations, adult psychology, cognitive decline, and cognitive dementia. I have extensive clinical experience in assessment of the validity / malingering of symptoms in civil suits, as well as assessment of older competency for financial and medical decision-making. I have over 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, depositions, and courtroom testimony.

Clinical Psychologist California 349221

Expertise Description

I have over 10 years experience as a Clinical Psychologist licensed by the California Board of Psychology, as well as a Clinical Neuropsychologist certified by the American Board of Clinical Neuropsychology. My expertise includes evaluations and treatment planning for individuals with difficulties in cognition (memory, attention, concentration) and emotional wellbeing, as well as capacity evaluations of people with dementia, brain tumors, vision impairment related capacity loss, and undue influence. I am able to apply the science of neuropsychology in forensic cases. I typically receive referrals from physicians, schools (including university campuses), attorneys, and places of employment. I am able to provide all services in either English or Mandarin Chinese. I have more than 5 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Gerontological Nurse 344320

Expertise Description

I have more than 30 years experience as a Gerontological Nurse. My expertise includes care for frail elderly and those with dementia. I have worked as an executive in a multi-state assisted living company specializing in dementia care for over 10 years. My experience includes elderly care, care for the elderly in their private homes as well as in long-term care settings. I also have experience in elder abuse issues and decision-making for end of life care / choices. I have over 10 years expert witness experience.