Neuropsychology Independent Medical Examiner Listings

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

Susan R. Borgaro, PhD, ABPP-rp

Phoenix, Arizona
Neuropsychology - Neuropsychologist, Board Certified in Rehabilitation Psychology. Founder/Director of Neuropsychology Assessment Services in Arizona. Expertise in traumatic aterial dissection injuries and their neuropsychological sequelae and treatment/recovery course. Expert witness services and consultation nationally to plaintiff and defense attorneys.
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Applied Psychology Services / Dan Whitehead, Ph.D.

Imperial Beach, California
Neuropsychology, Psychology - Focused, Objective and Timely Psychology and Neuropsychology Evaluation Services. I have served as IME & AME in many complex Neuropsychological and Psychological disability cases. I also served in the California Workers Compensation system as a Qualified Medical Evaluator (QME) in Psychology and Neuropsychology from 1996 to 2018.
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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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David P. Pingitore, PhD

Oakland, California
Psychology, Neuropsychology - Cognitive Disorders, Depression, PTSD, Assessment of Symptom Magnification/Malingering, Traumatic Brain Injury, Fitness for Duty. Board Certified in Clinical Psychology with the American Board of Professional Psychology.
Post-Doctoral Fellow, Michigan State University Visiting Scholar/NIMH Fellow, University of California, Berkeley
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Delia Silva, PsyD, ABPP-CN, QME Pacific Neurobehavioral Clinic

San Diego, California
Neuropsychology, Psychology - Dr. Silva is board-certified in clinical neuropsychology (ABPP-CN) and has additional certification as a Qualified Medical Evaluator (QME) in CA. She has held board positions with national, state, and local neuropsychology organizations. She specializes with traumatic brain injuries, neurodegenerative conditions, complex medical conditions in adults, mood and anxiety disorders, somatic symptom disorders, posttraumatic stress disorder, and chronic pain syndromes. She speaks Spanish
All evaluations include assessment of performance and symptom validity. Conclusions are based on objective data and are evidence-based. Dr. Silva has performed evaluations for both defense and plaintiff attorneys. She is founder of Pacific Neurobehavioral Clinic, a reputable mental health clinic in San Diego, CA. More information can be found at http://www.neuropacific.com
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Susan R. Borgaro, PhD, ABPP-rp

Phoenix, Arizona
Neuropsychology - Neuropsychologist, Board Certified in Rehabilitation Psychology. Founder/Director of Neuropsychology Assessment Services in Arizona. Expertise in traumatic aterial dissection injuries and their neuropsychological sequelae and treatment/recovery course. Expert witness services and consultation nationally to plaintiff and defense attorneys.
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Applied Psychology Services / Dan Whitehead, Ph.D.

Imperial Beach, California
Neuropsychology, Psychology - Focused, Objective and Timely Psychology and Neuropsychology Evaluation Services. I have served as IME & AME in many complex Neuropsychological and Psychological disability cases. I also served in the California Workers Compensation system as a Qualified Medical Evaluator (QME) in Psychology and Neuropsychology from 1996 to 2018.
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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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David P. Pingitore, PhD

Oakland, California
Psychology, Neuropsychology - Cognitive Disorders, Depression, PTSD, Assessment of Symptom Magnification/Malingering, Traumatic Brain Injury, Fitness for Duty. Board Certified in Clinical Psychology with the American Board of Professional Psychology.
Post-Doctoral Fellow, Michigan State University Visiting Scholar/NIMH Fellow, University of California, Berkeley
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Delia Silva, PsyD, ABPP-CN, QME Pacific Neurobehavioral Clinic

San Diego, California
Neuropsychology, Psychology - Dr. Silva is board-certified in clinical neuropsychology (ABPP-CN) and has additional certification as a Qualified Medical Evaluator (QME) in CA. She has held board positions with national, state, and local neuropsychology organizations. She specializes with traumatic brain injuries, neurodegenerative conditions, complex medical conditions in adults, mood and anxiety disorders, somatic symptom disorders, posttraumatic stress disorder, and chronic pain syndromes. She speaks Spanish
All evaluations include assessment of performance and symptom validity. Conclusions are based on objective data and are evidence-based. Dr. Silva has performed evaluations for both defense and plaintiff attorneys. She is founder of Pacific Neurobehavioral Clinic, a reputable mental health clinic in San Diego, CA. More information can be found at http://www.neuropacific.com
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William D. Boyd Ascent Medical Consultants, LLC

Thornton, Colorado
Neuropsychology, Brain Injury Medicine - Ph.D., ABN in Neuropsychology, Specialized in Mild Traumatic Brain Injury, (Concussions) and Post Concussion Syndrome. Author of "Post Concussion Syndrome: An Evidence Base Approach." Extensive experience in Pain Rehabilitation.
Director of Brain Injury Rehabilitation Programs in two major rehabilitation hospitals and Director of Neuropsychological/Psychological Services in several practices.
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Robert Collins, Ph.D., ABPP Neurocognitive Specialty Group

Clearwater, Florida
Neuropsychology, Psychology - Board Certified in Clinical Neuropsychology (ABPP/CN) with clinical and research experience in the cognitive and psychiatric sequelae following traumatic brain injury, neurodegenerative disease, epilepsy, and cancer treatments. Dr. Collins is an authority in factors related to test taking validity. Dr. Collins has extensive experience conducting objective, data-driven Independent Neuropsychological Evaluations for both insurance and forensic referral sources.
American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP) - Clinical Neuropsychology Widely published (articles and chapters on request)
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Timothy D. McManus Ingalls Hospital

Palos Heights, Illinois
Neuropsychology, Psychology - Practice focused upon Neuropsychological services for adults, geriatrics and children as well as Rehabilitation Psychology Services for chronic pain patients and patients with PTSD. Neuropsychological Evaluations, Psychological Pain Assessments, IME's, and Consultations. Medical Records Review. Mild Head Injury, Workman's Compensation, and Personal Injury cases assessed.
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David D Nowell, Ph.D. Nowell Neuropsychological Services, Inc.

Worcester, Massachusetts
Neuropsychology, Psychology - Peforming validated neuropsychological assessment of complaints associated with behavioral health disorders, dementia, traumatic brain injury (including mild TBI), and ADHD and other neurodevelopmental disorders. Adjunct professor at Clark University. Physician Advisor with University of Massachusetts Medical School Disability Evaluation Services. Consultant to an acute rehabilitation hospital. Providing continuing education workshops across the US and Australia.
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Shawn K Acheson, PhD Clinical Neuroscience Services of WNC

Waynesville, North Carolina
Neuropsychology, Psychology - Clinical Neuropsychologist serving the piedmont and western North Carolina. Expertise in neuropsychological assessment, traumatic brain injury, stroke, dementia, PTSD, malingering, fitness for duty, return to work, return to play, competency, substance abuse, somatoform disorder, conversion disorder, pseudo-seizures, and psychogenic movement disorders.
Dr. Acheson is a clinical and forensic neuropsychologist in private practice in Asheville, NC. He also holds faculty appointments in the Department of Psychiatry at UNC School of Medicine and in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Duke University Medical Center where he completed his neuropsychology residency and post-doctoral fellowship training. He remains available throughout central and western NC for consultation. Dr. Acheson has over 10 years of experience providing forensic evaluations in criminal and civil cases, independent medical evaluations, as well as disability evaluations for the Veteran’s Administration. He has also performed fitness for duty; workers comp; and issues surrounding civil capacity (e.g., medical decision making / financial decision making / independent living). Dr. Acheson also provides expert testimony concerning the behavioral and cognitive effects of drugs of abuse; traumatic brain injury; somatoform and conversion disorders; and ...
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Dru E Garcia, Ph.D. EnLite Clinics

Columbus, Ohio
Neuropsychology, Psychology - Professional experience include: Neuropsychological assessment, psychological diagnosis across a wide client base from toddler to the elderly, psychometric assessments, report writing and treatment recommendations. I have performed Disability Examinations, Permanent Partial Exams, Independent Medical Examinations (IMEs), Alternative Dispute Resolutions (ADRs), and Fitness for Duty for state government and third parties. I have performed over 250 independent medical examinations over 8 years.
MBA: The Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University Phd: The Ohio State University, College of Education and Human Ecology Post Doctoral Certification in Neuropsychology at Fielding University, New York City
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Anna Mazur 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 Neuropsychologist, and 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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Ciaran M Considine, PhD, ABPP-CN Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Nashville, Tennessee
Neuropsychology - Neuropsychological record review & exam, to provide an objective expert opinion on the contributions of neurological disease/injury v. other medical conditions v. psychiatric disorder v. malingering to an examinee's neurobehavioral presentation. Familiar with 18+ w/ mTBI, stroke, anoxia, seizure, dementia, tumors, MS, sleep, PTSD, mood disorder, pain conditions, & more. ABPP-CN board certified. Takes cases related to medico-legal, disability, workers comp, & capacity/competency.
Board Certified Clinical Neuropsychologist (ABPP-CN) with the Vanderbilt University Medical Center & Assistant Professor of Neurology at the associated Vanderbilt University School of Medicine . Earned degrees at the University of Michigan and the University of Windsor, completed internship residency at the Detroit VA Medical Center, and a postdoctoral fellowship at the Milwaukee VA Medical center with a visiting fellowship at the Medical College of Wisconsin. Personal: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ciaran-michael-considine/ Academic: https://www.vumc.org/neurology/person/ciaran-michael-considine-phd Research: https://www.vumc.org/neurology/glymphatics-cognition-group Forensic: https://www.parkdietzassociates.com/
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Jane E Booth, PhD, ABPP Neurocognitive Specialty Group

Houston, Texas
Neuropsychology - Board Certified in Clinical Neuropsychology (ABPP/CN) with a focus in adult neuropsychological assessment including populations with traumatic brain injury, neurodegenerative disease, stroke, epilepsy, cancer, and psychiatric disorders.
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William J Holden, PhD Professional Evaluation & Therapy Services

Austin, Texas
Neuropsychology, Psychology - Neuropsychological and Psychological evaluations of children, adults and geriatrics for brain related disorders including stroke, head injury, dementia, developmental delays ADHD/LD, anoxic/hypoxic events and neuropsychiatric conditions including post-traumatic stress and personal injury sequela. Records review and assessment of symptom validity and malingering. Over 20 years of experience conducting neuropsychological evaluations, psychological evaluations and IMEs.
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Nicholas M Wisdom, Ph.D., ABPP Neurocognitive Specialty Group

Houston, Texas
Neuropsychology, Psychology
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Sharna L Wood, Ph.D. Assess Texas

Cleburne, Texas
Neuropsychology, Psychology - Psychological and neuropsychological assessment encompassing a wide range of disorders, including brain injury, organic brain disorders, dementias, MVC, TBI, mTBI, PTSD, and many others. Well-versed in disability, rehabilitation, and ERISA. Testified over 25 times in deposition, bench, and jury trials since June 2014.
Dr. Wood is a consulting neuropsychologist who has independently practiced in Texas since 2009, although she has worked in psychological and neuropsychological assessment since 2001. Her clinical training was primarily in the public hospital system in Fort Worth, but she experienced a wide variety of training settings, including neurocognitive rehabilitation and rural outreach. Her professional career includes several faculty and director positions in the areas of psychology and neuropsychology. Dr. Wood’s professional affiliations include the National Alliance of Professional Providers of Psychology, where she serves on the executive board and as associate editor of The Clinical Practitioner. She is also a member of Aerospace Medical Association, and the National Academy of Neuropsychology. Dr. Wood has two physical locations: Cleburne (near Fort Worth), and Longview (in east Texas). She also regularly travels to evaluate cases for whom travel is difficult or ill-advised. Typica...
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Vivian L Begali, PsyD, LCP, FACPN-ABN, ABPP Independent Practice

North Chesterfield, Virginia
Neuropsychology, Psychology - Dr. Begali is a licensed clinical psychologist and double board certified. She has over 25 years of clinical experience in the treatment and neuropsychological assessment of neurological and psychiatric conditions (dementia, concussion/TBI, stroke, MS, PTSD, toxic exposure, pain, WC work injury). Neuropsychological IMEs are used to qualify and quantify dysfunction for disability determination, capacity assessment, fitness for duty, security clearance, and in medico-legal cases.
Dr. Vivian Begali is board certified in Clinical Psychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP) and in Clinical Neuropsychology by the American Board of Professional Neuropsychology (ABPN). She provides clinical care and neuropsychological assessments, IMEs, peer reviews, forensic neuropsychological evaluations for diagnostic and disability determination, cognitive capacity related to competency, fitness for duty and security clearance, readiness to return to work, legal capacity assessment, and neuropsychological consultation. IMEs include case review; record review; consultation; and measurement of neurocognitive and psychological/psychiatric status; mood, personality; attention/concentration, mental status, and validity/effort/response bias and credibility. Opinions are provided regarding differential diagnosis, neurocognitive status and prognosis, etiology, functionality, and treatment planning. Evaluations are conducted in a private practice office in Midlot...
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Eric R. Larson, PhD Advanced Assessment

Milwaukee , Wisconsin
Neuropsychology, Psychology - Traumatic brain injury, stroke, dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, Frontotemporal dementia, ADHD, hydrocephalus, epilepsy, executive dysfunction, aphasia, symptom validity testing, performance validity testing, depression, personality disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder
I am a board-certified neuropsychologist with extensive experience conducting adult cognitive and psychological evaluations in various contexts. As a faculty member at the Medical College of Wisconsin and University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee and a neuropsychologist at the Milwaukee VA, I regularly teach residents and evaluate patients with traumatic brain injuries, memory and cognitive disorders, and psychological conditions such as PTSD. Additionally, I have conducted hundreds of compensation and pension evaluations for the federal government and have testified as an expert both at depositions and at trial. I provide adult (age 18+) IME, consultation, and expert witness services to plaintiff and defense attorneys.
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