Expert 150070 - NV


Expertise Description

I have more than 20 years experience in the field of Psychology and Clinical Neuropsychology. My expertise includes neuropsychological assessment of children, adults, and the elderly; brain damage; brain tumors; closed head injuries; behavioral neurology; neurological disability; concussions (sports related); medical evaluations; neuropsychological evaluations; criminal / forensic evaluations; detection of malingering / exaggeration of symptoms; competency to proceed to trial; and expert testimony on complex medical-legal cases. As a neuropsychiatrist, I have extensive training and experience in neuropsychological assessment and evaluation of effort and symptom validity. I have over 10 years expert witness experience with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony.

Areas of Expertise


Expert Witness

My expert witness experience includes: Criminal Forensic Evaluations; Independent Medical Evaluations for workers compensation claims; Detection of malingering / exaggeration of symptoms.


Consulting Experience

My consulting services include: Concussion Management services; Directed delivery of brain injury rehabilitation by multidiscipline team; Neuropsychological / Neurobehavioral Assessment; Behavior Programming; Cognitive remediation consultation; Assessment of learning disabilities.


Professional Experiences




Relevant Experiences

While I focus primarily on neuropsychological assessment, many of my patients had some component of PTSD as a result of their motor vehicle accident or other trauma. I see both adults and children. With that stated, I have not testified in a pediatric PTSD case, yet have seen several children who suffer from PTSD symptoms after MVAs in my regular practice.


Education

DegreeSubjectInstitution
Ph.D.Clinical Psychology-NeuropsychologyCalifornia School of Professional Psychology
M.A.Clinical PsychologyCalifornia School of Professional Psychology
B.A.PsychologyWayne State University

Licenses Certifications

Board Certification by the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP)
Board Certification by the American Board of Clinical Neuropsychology
Board Certification by the American Board of Professional Neuropsychology (ABPN)

Awards & Affiliation

Primary Affiliation

International Neuropsychological Association


Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases



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