Addictions Independent Medical Examiners

Welcome to the SEAK National Directory of Independent Medical Examiners. The Addictions Independent Medical Examiners found here provide independent medical exams (IMEs), medical evaluations, impartial examinations, independent medical assessments, vocational assessments, functional capacity evaluations, impairment ratings, second opinions, return to work evaluations, or fitness for duty exams to evaluate the extent of disability, permanent impairment or injuries.

Arun Chakrabarty, MD

Hemet, California
Internal Medicine, Addictions - I have experience many years as a hospitalist and addiction medicine experience.
I am board certified in internal medicine (ABIM) firs time pass rate and have active certification status by participating in maintenance of certification (i.e. MOC). I have considerable experience as a hospitalist and addiction medicine experience. I even served as part-time faculty of UCR family residency program as a hospitalist.

Scott C. Matthews, M.D.

Solana Beach, California
Psychiatry, Addictions - SERVICES • Expert evaluation and testimony • Independent medical examinations • Domestic violence disputes • Restraining order/ child custody disputes • Competency evaluations • Capacity to consent to medication or other treatment • Psychiatrist malpractice • Employer/Employee disputes • Wrongful Termination/ whistleblower disputes • Fitness for duty Evaluations (e.g., physicians, attorneys, pilots, police officers) • Disability Evaluations • Security Clearance evaluations
QUALIFICATIONS • Provided expert testimony related to posttraumatic stress disorder, effects of trauma, psychiatric symptoms after traumatic brain injury, addiction and mood disorders. • Actively involved in federally funded research including clinical research testing new medication treatments for PTSD and brain imaging research investigating the brain basis of symptoms and individual differences in treatment response. • Licensed physician since 2000 (California License A72106). • Board certified in psychiatry (American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology). • Board certified in addiction medicine (American Board of Preventive Medicine). • Clinical Professor of Psychiatry (non-step series), University of California San Diego. CURRENT CLINICAL PRACTICE • At the Veteran Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, Dr. Matthews serves as the Medical Director of the Dual Diagnosis Recovery Program treating patients suffering from mental illnesses and co-occurring substance use disorders. • A...

Fred R. Moss, MD

Grass Valley, California
Psychiatry, Addictions - Prisons & Jails, Wrongful Death, Suicide, Deliberate Indifference, Medical Malpractice, Gross Negligence, Addiction, Nursing Homes, Geriatric Psychiatry, Violence, Telepsychiatry, Overdose, Involuntary Hospitalization, Mental Health, Telemedicine, Telehealth
Board Certified actively practicing psychiatrist. Vast experience in disability and file review. Special interest in Telepsychiatry. 30+ years of diverse clinical experience including telepsychiatry, locum tenens, private practice (treated over 20,000 outpatients and admitted over 10,000 patients to hospitals), correctional healthcare (Folsom and Pelican Bay State Prisons) and nursing homes. Served as a psychiatric consultant to over 40 nursing homes. Experienced expert witness case reviewer. Experienced Independent Medical Examiner. President and Founder - Mastering (online training for clinicians and therapists)


Psychiatry, Addictions - Neurodevelopmental disorders, Addictions, Traumatic brain injury, PTSD, Trauma, Child and Adolescent psychiatry, QEEG, Brain mapping, Anxiety and mood disorders.

Brian W. Case, MD, MS The Case Clinic

Indianapolis, Indiana
Occupational Medicine, Addictions - This practice focuses on serving the Occupational and Addiction Medicine needs of law firms, insurance companies, individuals, healthcare institutions and related entities. Services offered include Independent Medical Evaluations (IMEs), expert testimony, record reviews, malpractice expertise, disability evaluations, impairment ratings and other assessments necessary in legal or medicolegal settings. Special expertise in Veterans Disability.
Board Certified in: Occupational Medicine, Addiction Medicine. I have a DATA 2000 waiver to treat opiod dependence with buprenorphine(Suboxone).

Cletus S Carvalho, MD Cletus Carvalho MD PLLC

Lexington, Kentucky
Psychiatry, Addictions - This practice focuses on serving the psychiatry & forensic psychiatry needs of law firms, insurance companies, individuals, healthcare institutions and related entities. Services offered include Independent Medical Evaluations (IMEs), expert testimony, records reviews, malpractice expertise, Casey's law evaluations, disability evaluations, decisional capacity/guardianship evaluations and other psychiatric or psychological assessments necessary in legal or medicolegal settings.
Board Certified in: Psychiatry Geriatric Psychiatry Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry Addiction Medicine Psychiatric practice and teaching experience in Inpatient, Outpatient, Nursing Home, Addiction Center and Academic settings.

Barry H. Roth, MD

Brookline, Massachusetts
Psychiatry, Addictions - Adult Psychiatry, Addiction Psychiatry, Addiction Medicine, Substance Abuse, Geriatric Psychiatry, Will Contests, Testamentary Capacity, Undue Influence, Contested Wills, Dementia, PTSD & Emotional Trauma, Forensic Psychiatry, Psychiatric Malpractice, Psychiatric Evaluations, Psychiatric Disability, Fitness for Duty, Impaired Professionals, Disability Evaluations, Immigration and Asylum
Five active Certifications and five decades of exceptional experience in all settings. He has achieved and maintained Quadruple Certifications in Psychiatry (1983), Addiction Psychiatry (1993, 2003, 2013,), Geriatric Psychiatry (1994, 2004, 2014,) and Forensic Psychiatry (1999, 2009). He sat for his Addiction Medicine examination more than 50 years after he began medical school. He is a Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and Massachusetts Psychiatric Society, Instructor in the Harvard Law School Trial Advocacy Workshop. Former Harvard Medical School Instructor and Cornell University Alumnus. Diplomate, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) with Certifications in Psychiatry Addiction Psychiatry Diplomate, American Board of Preventive Medicine Certification in Addiction Medicine Geriatric Psychiatry (ABPN) Forensic Psychiatry (ABPN) Five active Board Certifications with five decades of increasing breadth and depth of expertise.

Siddharth Arora, DO, MS

Fairfax, Virginia
Pain Management - Medicine, Addictions - Interventional and non-interventional Pain Management, Psychiatry, and Addiction
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