Neuropsychology Independent Medical Examiners in California

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.

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...

Craig B. Grether, Ph.D. Craig B. Grether, Ph.D.

Carlsbad, California
Neuropsychology, Psychology - Neuropsychology/Neurocognitive Deficits, Traumatic Brain Injury, PTSD, Forensic Psychology, Psychological Disability Assessment, Fitness for Duty Evaluations, Workers Compensation Qualified Medical Evaluation.
Craig B. Grether, Ph.D., Q.M.E. is a licensed clinical psychologist working in the San Diego area. Dr. Grether's work over the past 47 years has resulted in the development of an experience base in clinical psychology. neuropsychology, geropsychology. behavioral medicine, forensic psychology and mediation. He is an accomplished diagnostician, therapist, researcher and author having worked in outpatient rehabilitation, private practice, long-term care, and inpatient settings.

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...

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

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

Delia Silva, PsyD, ABPP-CN, QME Pacific Neurobehavioral Clinic, PC

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 also 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 (approximately 60/40). She will provide free initial consultations to determine if she is the right expert for the case. 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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