Forensic Psychology Independent Medical Examiner Listings

Welcome to the SEAK National Directory of Independent Medical Examiners. The Forensic Psychology 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.

James S Angelos, PhD James S. Angelos, PhD, Clinical Psychologist

Santa Barbara, California
Forensic Psychology, Psychology - Experience in criminal and civil proceedings. Personal injury examinations of adults and children. Worker's compensation evaluations. Two year (2008-2010) appointment to U.S. State Department, Office of Medical Services. Twenty-two month deployment to Iraq to evaluate and treat Department of State and Department of Defense personnel for acute and post traumatic stress disorders.
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Adrienne Meier, PhD InPsych

Pasadena, California
Forensic Psychology, Neuropsychology - Clinical Psychology, Emotional Distress and Damages, Disability Evaluations, Discrimination (employment, racial, gender and sexual), Mental Health, Substance Abuse, PTSD, Anxiety and Depression, Child Sexual Abuse Accommodation Syndrome, Sexual Offending, Sexual abuse, Head Injury and Traumatic Brain Injury
Dr. Meier is a licensed psychologist specializing in clinical, forensic and neuropsychology. Dr. Meier is licensed to practice in California, New York, Hawaii, Florida, Arizona, Illinois and New Jersey. She has been retained and qualified as an expert on various civil and criminal forensic cases related to mental health (e.g., emotional distress / damages, discrimination, PTSD, anxiety, depression), neuropsychology (e.g., Traumatic Brain Injury, stroke etc.), sexual abuse and sexual offending (e.g., risk of reoffending, sexual deviance, paraphilias, Child Sexual Abuse Accommodation Syndrome). She received specialized training in forensic psychology during an APA-accredited internship at New York University's Bellevue Hospital Center, and she completed neuropsychological training during her post-doctoral fellowship at City of Hope Medical Center. She has also worked within the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health, the California Department of State Hospitals, New York Offic...
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Michael J Perrotti, PhD Michael J. Perrotti, PhD, Inc.

Brea, California
Neuropsychology, Forensic Psychology - Assessment of PTSD and traumatic brain injury, expert medical reviewer, expert evaluation of police and clergy misconduct, trauma and disability, Forensic expert evaluation for Plaintiff and Defense, assessment of neurotrauma, Assessment of disabilities for Social Security Administration, and evaluations of alleged injuries sustained during the course of employment as well as impact of injuries from workplace issues and Motor Vehicle accidents, Assessment of Malingering.
Consulting expert: State of California Dept of Consumer Affairs, (Board of Behavioral Sciences, Enforcement Division), Assistant professor: psychiatry and behavioral sciences, Keck school of Medicine- USC (2005-2006), Expert consultant: US Dept of Health and Human Services- evaluation of standard of care in psychology, Expert consultant: US Dept of Disability Adjudication and Review Social Security Administration, Vice President: National Honor Society in psychology- Virginia Commonwealth University; expert medical reviewer, National Medical Review
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Bahar Safaei-Far, PsyD

Tarzana, California
Psychology, Forensic Psychology - Services include psychological consultation, psychodiagnostic testing, Fitness-for Duty evaluations (peace officer and civilian), expert reports, independent medical evaluations, expert testimony with specialization in PTSD with civilian, law enforcement , firefighter and Veteran populations.
Substance Abuse Professional (SAP) certified Military Veteran Bilingual Dr. Safaei-Far has extensive experience in conducting independent psychological medical evaluations, and psychological Fitness for Duty Evaluations (FFDE) with respect to any security or safety-related position, for both public and private entities. In addition to Fitness for Duty Evaluations, Dr. Safaei-Far also performs psychological screenings and risk assessment evaluations for return-to-work clearances in any safety or security-related employment environment. Additionally, Dr. Safaei-Far has extensive knowledge of California's Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) requirements. She is qualified as a POST evaluator, and performs evaluations on a case-by-case basis for law enforcement appeals and other positions governed under POST requirements.
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Emily Ziegler Coastal Medical Evaluations & Billing

La Mesa, California
Forensic Psychology, Psychology - Qualified Medical Examinations, Compensation and Pension Examinations, assessment and diagnosis of mood, thought, and personality disorders, violence risk assessment, disability, malingering, PTSD, and substance abuse.
As a forensic psychologist, I have extensive experience in the diagnosis and assessment of mood, thought, and personality disorders. I began my career assessing and providing treatment to recently paroled high-risk sex offenders and, since then, have become adept at understanding the interplay between the most common forensic issues; namely, substance abuse, personality disorder, malingering, and sequela from physical/sexual trauma. I provide expert testimony regarding violence risk for individuals with severe psychiatric conditions and also participate in depositions. I have been Qualified Medical Examiner for the California Department of Industrial Relations since 2012 and, in that capacity, provide full-battery assessments in cases of an alleged industrially-related psychiatric injury. I also have extensive experience working closely with lawyers in cases of disputed service-connection/disability rating for veterans. I aim to provide thorough, accurate, and transparent reade...
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Joseph L Schwartz, PsyD

Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
Psychology, Forensic Psychology - No Fault Insurance, Second Opinion on Diagnosis, Ethical Considerations, Malpractice, Review of Psychological Testing, Mental Status Exams/Clinical Interview, Short and Long Term Disability Assessment, Expert Witnessing, Post Traumatic Stress/Trauma, Traumatic Brain Injury, Harassment, Many hours per week in patient contact. Conducted over 1000 Mental Health Evaluations. Has performed over 500 IMEs in the assessment of forensic and mental status issues for children, adolescents and adults.
Dr. Joseph Schwartz has specialized in Clinical, School and Forensic Psychology for over 30 years. He has conducted over 1000 Mental Health Evaluations. This includes parenting, psychological issues, risk assessment, developmental disorders, head injury, cognitive ability, and disability determination. He has given his expertise for co-parenting difficulties, Marital and Family Law, Criminal and Civil Court . He has provided Psychological Testing, Parenting Plans and Expert Witness testimony. Dr. Schwartz began providing IMEs to Insurance Companies in New York where he practiced for 14 years. He is a graduate of Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology and received a Post Doctoral Fellowship to the Regent Hospital NYC. He is a member of the American Psychological association.
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Alan J Harris, PhD Allied Psychological Services

Jacksonville, Florida
Psychology, Forensic Psychology - 30 years experience performing IME's for: Workers Comp Testamentary Capacity Personal Injury Violence Risk VA Disability Fitness for Duty Psychosexual PTSD Malingering Pain
Civil evaluation of fitness for duty, workers compensation, personal injury, VA compensation, psychic harm, testamentary capacity, undue influence, psychological autopsy, PTSD, emotional distress, psychological disability, sexual abuse, chronic pain, intellectual disability, ADHD. Criminal evaluation of competency to stand trial, criminal responsibility, capacity to waive Miranda rights, psychosexual functioning, paraphilias, recidivism risk, I am happy to discuss a case with the referring source prior to the actual referral to determine if your needs and my expertise are a good fit. I administer a battery of sophisticated psychological tests to substantiate the findings, assess for response bias, and to rule out manufactured or malingered allegations.
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Ray S. Kim, Ph.D. Patrick J. Kennelly, Ph.D. and Associates

Schaumburg, Illinois
Forensic Psychology, Psychology - Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation, Disability Determination, Fitness for Duty, Malpractice, Malingering, Mood Disorders, Depression, Anxiety, PTSD, Substance Abuse.
Dr. Kim has the education, experience, knowledge, and skill to meet your forensic psychological needs. He is an experienced Clinical and Forensic Psychologist who has conducted numerous psychological evaluations for both criminal and civil court proceedings. Dr. Kim is sensitive to the nature of legal matters, and provides comprehensive, timely, and professional services. He has expertise in the areas of personal injury, worker’s compensation, disability determination, malpractice, malingering, and PTSD. His credentials include: Co-Occurring Substance Use and Mental Health Disorder Professional, Diplomate of the American Psychotherapy Association, Diplomate of the American Board of Psychological Specialties, Fellow of the American College of Forensic Examiners Institute, and Fellow of the American College of Advanced Practice Psychologists.
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Jordan B Bell, PhD Office of Jordan Bell, PhD

Chestertown, Maryland
Forensic Psychology, Neuropsychology - Psychological and neuropsychological assessment; capacity to waive Miranda rights and susceptibility to coercion; competency to stand trial, to plead, to be sentenced – adults and juveniles; Not Criminally Responsible / Not Guilty By Reason of Insanity; sentencing mitigation; memory disorders; traumatic brain injury (TBI); intellectual disability; civil commitment; probation candidacy; Advisability of Treatment In Lieu of Conviction
Seasoned forensic psychologist, specializing in forensic neuropsychology; draw from comprehensive background in working with Department of Defense, active duty military service members, and Veterans, where primary training occurred; draw from over 10 years experience training and working as a psychologist in inpatient psychiatry and neuropsychology services in major metropolitan medical centers; specialize in assessment and treatment of severe mental illness; confident and effective while testifying based on 5 years of experience as expert witness in court; draw from years of experience working for federal and state public defender offices, jails, and prisons; hold current security clearance.
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Paul A. Deardorff, PhD ForPsych: A Forensic Psychology Practice

Cincinnati, Ohio
Forensic Psychology, Disability Evaluations - Independent Psychological Evaluations for work and non-work related issues.
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Anna Mazur, PhD, ABN, ABPP-CN Oklahoma State University, Department of Psychiatry

Tulsa, Oklahoma
Neuropsychology, Forensic Psychology - Neuropsychological and psychological testing. Documenting the effects of TBI, Brain Injury, Concussion, Stroke, Organic Brain Disorders, Dementias, Memory Issues, IQ, PTSD, Depression, Trauma, Anxiety, Malingering. Assessment of capacity and competency. Works with children and adults.
Board Certified, Director of Neuropsychology at the OSU Behavioral Medicine Clinic. Provides expert witness, IME, and consultation services nationally to plaintiff and defense attorneys. Forensic report writing and testifying at deposition and trial.
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