Forensic Psychology Independent Medical Examiners

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.

Franklin Carvajal, PhD, PhD Nurtureful Psychological Services

Culver City, California
Psychology, Forensic Psychology - Perform all types of evaluations associated with administrative, civil, and criminal law cases.
Bilingual (Spanish and English) Multiculturally Competent (Arrived in the USA from Venezuela at age 16) Two Ph.D.'s from prestigious academic institutions (Social and Personality as well as Clinical Psychology) I have performed evaluations of all sorts which has made me a better evaluator and report writer. In person or video chat.

Stephen E. Francis, PhD, ABN, FACPN Stephen E. Francis, PhD

Oakland, California
Neuropsychology, Forensic Psychology - Traumatic brain injury, mild traumatic brain injury, concussion, post-concussion syndrome, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), chronic pain, depression, emotional damages, catastrophic injury, electrical injury, toxic tort, personal injury, expert witness, independent medical examination (IME), disability evaluation, defense base act, fitness for duty, neuropsychological testing, psychological testing, symptom validity testing.
Dr. Francis is a Fellow of the American College of Professional Neuropsychology. He has been board-certified by the American Board of Professional Neuropsychology (ABN). Dr. Francis is a professional member of the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology and the National Academy of Neuropsychology. He is a member of Division 22 (Rehabilitation Psychology) and Division 40 (Neuropsychology) of the American Psychological Association. He also maintains membership in the California Psychological Association, the Northern California Neuropsychology Forum, and the Society for Personality Assessment. Dr. Francis has spent more than 20 years assessing and treating traumatic brain injuries, neurodegenerative disorders, post-traumatic stress, and chronic pain. He was appointed by the State of California's Department of Industrial Relations Division of Workers Compensation as a Qualified Medical Evaluator in 2007. Since then, he has performed over 500 medical-legal evaluations in the...

Emin Gharibian, Psy.D. Verdugo Psychological Associates

La Crescenta, California
Neuropsychology, Forensic Psychology - Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Stroke, Dementia, Neurocognitive Disorders, Substance-Induced Neurocognitive Impairment, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Emotional Distress and Damages, Mood and Anxiety disorders, Somatic Symptom Disorders, Chronic Pain, Discrimination (employment, racial, gender and sexual), Personal Injury, IME/ AME, Disability Evaluations, Worker's Compensation, Fitness for Duty, Pre-Employment Evaluations, and Violence Risk Assessment.
I am a clinical psychologist specializing in forensic psychology and neuropsychology with over 10 years of experience in assessing, treating, and consulting on psychological disorders. I completed a 2-year post-doctoral fellowship in neuropsychology and specialized training in forensic psychology at Patton State Hospital, the largest forensic hospital in the country. I specialize in providing comprehensive psychological and neuropsychological evaluations for traumatic brain injury (TBI), concussions, dementia, complications from a stroke, neurocognitive disorders, substance-induced cognitive impairment, chronic pain, PTSD, emotional distress, mood and anxiety disorders, learning disabilities, and ADHD. I have been retained, qualified as an expert, and testified in criminal and civil cases in local, state, and military courts for cases involving psychological (e.g., PTSD, emotional distress, discrimination, chronic pain) and neuropsychological issues (e.g., TBIs, strokes, alcohol...

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 including Defense Base Act Evaluations, Franklin Mitigation 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.

Mara Tansman, PSY.D. Psychological Assessment Services

Los Angeles, California
Forensic Psychology, Psychology - Using thorough interview and psychodiagnostic testing Dr. Tansman has prepared IME reports detailing an individual’s current mental status, depression or anxiety levels, memory, mental illness, learning disabilities and abstract reasoning. She has also consulted for cases involving workplace injuries, post-traumatic stress, and workers’ compensation evaluations. Assessments vital in determining the ability to continue employment, and assess patient levels of honesty and psychological impairment.
Dr. Mara Tansman, Psy.D. PQME has appeared as an expert witness in courts to testify about a patient's cognitive, emotional, or mental health status as a result of traumatic events, workplace physical injuries, learning disabilities, or a patient’s medical history. As a forensic psychologist expert witness, she has also evaluated a patient’s ability to make medical decisions, give informed consent, and competency in estate planning and will disputes. She has also testified as to the appropriateness of other psychologist's and therapist's evaluations and diagnoses. As a forensic psychology expert witness, Dr. Tansman has the appropriate academic credentials and years of experience to support her opinions. She will consult with attorneys to determine her qualifications for the testing required and has previously been deposed and appeared in court to support her conclusions. She is in demand as a lecturer on medical and legal issues as they relate to psychology and workers' compensatio...

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.

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.

Corby Bubp, Ph.D. HSPP

indianapolis, Indiana
Neuropsychology, Forensic Psychology - Neuropsychologist, Psychologist, Brain Injury, Traumatic Brain injury, PTSD, FFD, Fitness For Duty, Public Safety, Malingering, Personal Injury, Medical Psychology, Disability, Forensic, Trauma, Workers Compensation, Neuropsychologist, Neurology, Concussion, TBI, Pain, Aviation, Police/Fire
Dr. Corby Bubp is a fellowship trained Neuropsychologist and Psychologist based out of Indianapolis but licensed in 38 states through Psypact. He has a specialty in neuropsychology, forensic evaluations, medical psychology, public safety evaluations, PTSD, and sports neuropsychology/psychology. Dr. Bubp has worked as an expert in federal, state and local courts and has consulted in several brain-related and trauma cases including death penalty mitigation. He has trained or supervised over 20 doctorate and graduate students in neuropsychology and assessment. He has worked with several hospitals, clinics, schools, and public safety departments across his career. Dr. Bubp is a HIMS Neuropsychologist Consultant to the FAA and performed over a hundred pilot evaluations. He is also a sports neuropsychology consultant to pro and college athletic teams. Case file and 2nd opinion reviews are welcome. CV is available upon request. Dr. Bubp is best reached for case consultation and ne...

Jordan B Bell, PhD Jordan Bell PhD LLC

Chestertown, Maryland
Forensic Psychology, Neuropsychology - Licensed Psychologist in Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania, specializing in psychological and neuropsychological assessment; independent medical examinations (IME); neuropsychological disability examinations (NDE); military, forensic, and police psychology; concussion, memory disorders, traumatic brain injury; competency to stand trial and other competencies to proceed; NCR/NGRI; trauma; PTSD; substance misuse; schizophrenia; psychiatric disability and return-to-work examinations.
Seasoned PhD clinical psychologist and neuropsychologist, 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 10 years of experience as expert witness in court; draw from years of experience working for federal and state public defender offices, prosecutor/state's attorney's offices, jails, and prisons. Hold current DOD security clearance.

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.

Anthony M Tarescavage, PhD Cleveland Psychological Testing

Middleburg Heights, Ohio
Forensic Psychology, Disability Evaluations - I am a professor, researcher, and Ohio-licensed forensic and clinical psychologist. My expertise is in psychological assessment, particularly in civil, criminal, and public safety settings. I have published over 6o articles on psychological testing in scientific journals and books. The average licensed psychologist has zero publications. I am an expert in disability evaluations related to workers compensation, VA benefits, Social Security, and personal injury.

Madeline I Maysonet Scavo, Psy.D Dr Maysonet Clinical & Forensic Psychology Firm PLLC

Allentown, Pennsylvania
Psychology, Forensic Psychology - PTSD, Trauma, Psychological Autopsy, Suicide Prevention & Risk Assessment, Clinical/Forensic Evaluations, IME, Disability, Compensation, Personal Injury, Fitness for Duty, Inspections, Audits, Investigations, Threat Assessment & Management, Workplace Violence, Malpractice, & Evaluative Mediation.
Dr. Maysonet is a seasoned bilingual clinical and forensic psychologist with 22+ years of experience in investigations and as a correctional psychologist within several government agencies (e.g., State Department of Corrections, Federal Bureau of Prisons, Immigration & Customs Enforcement, Department of Homeland Security) and private practice. She is licensed in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Florida. Dr. Maysonet has provided many specialized therapeutic services and legal consultations to veterans, law enforcement, attorneys, and the community in general. She has been the subject matter expert and consulted in cases related to: Psychological Autopsy Investigation (completed suicide) Correctional standard of care Audits/Reviews/Investigation of Correctional Suicide Prevention Programs Competence Evaluation Suicide Risk Assessment Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Compensation Social Security Disability Personal Injury Fitness for Duty Pre-surgery Lethal Weapon Training Act...
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