Psychiatry Independent Medical Examiner Listings

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

Shelley Uram, MD

Phoenix, Arizona
Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams, Forensic Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams
Harvard trained, extensive experience treating PTSD, Author of book on PTSD: Essential Living (2017), Distinguished Fellow of American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry, University of AZ College of Medicine.

Robert Scott Johnson, MD, JD, LLM San Francisco Psychiatry

San Francisco, California
Forensic Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams, Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams - IMEs, testamentary capacity, fitness for duty, capacity to refuse treatment, medical malpractice, suicide, negligence, psychiatrist malpractice, PTSD, emotional distress, psychiatric disability, emotional harm, wrongful termination, stalking, malingering, threat assessment, security clearance
Dr. Scott Johnson, MD, JD, LLM is a board certified psychiatrist, who completed forensic psychiatry training at Harvard/Mass General and general psychiatry training at Baylor. He is licensed in CA, TX and MA, and has been practicing since 2011. He has 20 peer-reviewed publications, 2 book chapters, 12 psychiatric awards, 6 of which are national awards. He accepts civil forensic and corporate/university threat assessment cases nationally, focusing on the following areas: Independent Medical Evaluations (IMEs) Civil Capacities: Testamentary Capacity (Ability to Make a Legally-Enforceable Will) Capacity to Consent to (or Refuse) Treatment Matrimonial Capacity (Ability to Form a Legally-Enforceable Marriage) Medical Malpractice: Psychiatrist Malpractice/Standard of Care (Following Harm to a Patient) Negligence Lawsuits/Psychic Harm Evaluations (e.g. PTSD or Depression) Appropriateness of Civil Commitment Boundary Violations Employer/Employee litigation: Emotiona...

Perry A Maloff, MD

Covina, California
Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams, Forensic Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams - IME's for long term disability insurance, state and county retirement systems, FMLA's, Fitness for Duty Evaluations. Workers' Compensation Medical Legal Evaluations.
Certified by the State of California as a Qualified Medical Evaluator. Utilized as an IME for the State of California Retirement System(CalPERS) as well as various other county retirement boards (LACERA, SBCERA). Services have been utilized by several of the major long term disability insurance carriers. Performed well over 500 medical-legal and IME evaluations combined. Maintains psychiatric treatment practice focusing on psychopharmacological management.

David A Fohrman, M.D. Resiliency Services. LLC

Fort Collins, Colorado
Forensic Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams, Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams - Active clinical practice, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, PTSD, child and adolescent, effects of trauma. complex PTSD, standard of care, military, veterans, head injuries, psychiatrist malpractice, competency to stand trial, effects of marijuana, suicide.
Dr. David Fohrman is a board-certified Child, Adolescent and Adult psychiatrist. He is a clinical psychiatrist whose area of focus for the last twenty one years has been the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). He has extensive experience working with active duty, veterans, adolescents and adults with PTSD, complex PTSD as well as PTSD with co-occurring medical problems. Dr. Fohrman can help you make the important distinction between the clinical and legal diagnosis of PTSD. He was the Chief of Mental Health for the 1st Armored Division and the PTSD Prevention Coordinator for VISN-19 (VA). Dr. Fohrman is the author of a book and several workbooks on the diagnosis and treatment of PTSD. His forensic interests also include: medical malpractice, negligence, workman’s compensation, emotional harm, personal injury, record review, Independent Medical Exam (IME), disability determination for social security, mTBI, security clearance, Duel Diagnosis...

Brian Crowley, MD

Washington, District Of Columbia
Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams, Forensic Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams - Fitness for Duty, Security Clearance, Personal Injury, Testamentary Capacity and Undue Influence, Sexual Harassment/Abuse, Sexual Misconduct by Professionals, PTSD, Professional Ethics/Peer Review, Malpractice, Hospital Standards, Courts Martial

Stuart S Burstein, MD Center of Revitalizing Psychiatry

Sarasota, Florida
Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams, Forensic Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams - Workers' Compensation, Fitness-for-Duty, FMLA, Personal Injury, Psychic Harm, Mental Capacity, Depression, PTSD.
Certified in General Psychiatry and Forensic Psychiatry by American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Certified as Independent Medical Examiner by American Board of Independent Medical Examiners. Certified as Expert Medical Advisor [EMA] by Florida Division of Workers' Compensation. Active clinical practice. Former Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at University of Pittsburgh Medical School.

KHAJA CHISTY, MD Sunshiny mental health pllc

West Palm Beach, Florida
Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams, Addictions Independent Medical Exams - The evaluation will typically consists of a face-to-face conversation, a review of your related documents including NEEDS Assessment results from a DUI/Risk Reduction School (if attended), a review of your Lifetime Arrest Report, a 7-year DDS (Department of Driver Services) Report and any other assessment instruments appropriate to complete a thorough evaluation.

Richard A. Cottrell Sunshine Psychiatric Associates, LLC

Largo, Florida
Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams - Adult psychiatry, TMS - Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation therapy for the treatment of depression.
Independent reviewer for medical insurance coverage for more that eight years, having done hundreds of reviews. TMS - Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation for treatment of depression.

Ebony R. Davis Concierge Psychiatry

Lake Worth, Florida
Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams - Child Psychiatry, Adolescent Psychiatry, trained in both medication management and psychotherapy to treat all psychiatric issues including depression, anxiety, panic attacks, ADHD, bipolar disorder, autism spectrum disorders Schizophrenia, OCD, substance abuse, eating disorders, personality disorders, work stress, relationship issues and any other psychiatric needs of the patient in child, adolescent, adults, and geriatric patients.

Harish Kher, MD

Daytona Beach, Florida
Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams, Forensic Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams - Child Psychiatry, Adolescent Psychiatry, Adult Psychiatry, Depression, Bipolar Affective Disorder, Anxiety Disorders, Schizophrenia, Psychological Disorders Associated with Medical Illnesses and Accidents

Bruce L. Saltz, MD Mental Health Advocates, Inc.

Boca Raton, Florida
Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams, Geriatrics Independent Medical Exams - Adult & Geriatric Psychiatry, Psychopharmacology, Publication history on antipsychotic drug use benefits & adverse effects, schizophrenia & mood disorders, interest in cases relating to undue influence on vulnerable adults & older adults, skillful at sorting out variables of causality and permanence. Writes opinions with a high degree of confidence & assurance based upon 30+ yrs of clinical & research experience in pharmacology as well as its integration w/psychotherapy.

Robert M. Galatzer-Levy, MD

Chicago, Illinois
Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams - Psychiatric evaluation of impaired professionals

Richard S Goldberg, MD

Forest Park, Illinois
Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams, Forensic Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams - Addiction Medicine, Hospital, liability, dual diagnosis, involuntary, psychosis , suicide, workers comp, fitness for duty, expert, malingering, sexual contact, disability, diagnosis, psychotropic medication, detox, inpatient, guardianship, violence
I am a board-certified psychiatrist with 33 years experience working in psychiatric hospitals, chemical dependency treatment facilities, nursing homes, community mental health centers, and office-based private practice of adolescents and adults with a wide range of psychiatric illnesses and addiction issues. I am currently in active practice. I have a unique ability to perform completely private evaluations in security-sensitive circumstances. I am routinely contacted directly to arrange and coordinate independent evaluations, meet with clients without involving others, and can perform evaluations in anonymous locations when necessary. Reports are completed offline without involving any third party in the process (without answering services, recording devices, third party testing, EMR, secretarial/support staff or coordinators, transcriptionists, etc.) ensuring complete privacy throughout the IME process. Board Certified Psychiatrist Certified in Addiction Medicine Hospita...

Norman V. Kohn, MD Neurosciences Ltd.

Chicago, Illinois
Neurology Independent Medical Exams, Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams - Distinguishing and elucidating specific physical and psychological factors; when both are present; general neurology; questions of causation and motivation; head trauma; seizures and epilepsy; alcoholism and addiction

Cletus S Carvalho, MD Beaumont Psychiatry PLLC

Lexington, Kentucky
Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams, Addictions Independent Medical Exams - 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.

Leonard J. Hertzberg, MD

Baltimore, Maryland
Forensic Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams, Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams - Personal injury, disability evaluations, physician impairment, fitness for duty, criminal responsibility and competency to stand trial, dangerousness, medical record review, malpractice

Ritula B Mehndiratta Sleep Services of Maryland LLC

Rockville, Maryland
Sleep Medicine Independent Medical Exams, Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams - Psychiatry Sleep Medicine Headache PTSD Anxiety disorder Depression
Accredited Sleep Center run by board certified sleep specialists with background in Psychiatry and Neurology. Providing leading edge testing, innovative and comprehensive treatment options for patients with sleep disorders. Our facilities and staff make comfort, quality, and convenience our first order of priority. Extensive VA hospital experience providing compassionate and comprehensive services to our veterans. Expertise in treating sleep disorders in patients with PTSD.

Melissa Frumin, MD, MS

Newton, Massachusetts
Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams, Neuropsychiatry Independent Medical Exams - Forensic psychiatry, neuropsychiatry, psychiatric sequelae of brain injury, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis

Michael A Rater, MD Rater Psychiatric

South Easton , Massachusetts
Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams - Board Eligible in Forensic Psychiatry Board Certified in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Board Eligible in Addiction Psychiatry

Barry H. Roth, MD

Brookline, Massachusetts
Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams, Forensic Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams - Geriatric Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry, Addiction Psychiatry & Substance Abuse, Will Contests, Testamentary Capacity, Undue Influence, Contested Wills, Dementia, Adult Psychiatry, PTSD, Psychiatric Malpractice, Psychiatric Evaluations, Psychiatric Disability, Fitness for Duty, Impaired Professionals, Disability Evaluations, Immigration and Asylum
Dr. Roth’s Forensic expertise arises from44+ years of unusually broad and deep clinical experience in both public and private ambulatory and hospital-based 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); also, Certification in Addiction Medicine, 1988-98. 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. This foundation gives authority for clear explanations of complex problems--- especially when multiple subspecialties interact.

Gregory P Brown, MD Gregory P Brown MD Professional Corporation

Henderson, Nevada
Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams, Forensic Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams - testamentary capacity, contractual capacity, undue influence, guardianship, conservatorship, civil litigation, brain injury, personal injury, return to work, disability evaluations
Board Certification by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in both Psychiatry and Forensic Psychiatry

Michael R Madow, MD

Las Vegas, Nevada
Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams - I am a Harvard-trained psychiatrist with special training in psychotherapy and psychopharmacology. My special areas of interest are depression and anxiety disorders. I have been performing IMEs since 1976. I have done hundreds of VA evaluations. I have extensive experience with workers' compensation cases. I can usually schedule a client within one week. I have special training with SEAK IME.

Michael Bernstein, MD

Lawrence, New York
Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams - Adult and Child Psychiatry

James Bellard, MD Raleigh Psychiatric Associates

Raleigh, North Carolina
Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams, Forensic Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams - Board Cerified in General and Forensic Psychiatry. Extensive courtroom experience in 9 states and in Federal court. Civil and Criminal Evaluations, Medical Malpractice Reviews, Psychological Damages, Independent Medical Evaluations, Review of Professional Board Complaints, Review of Testamentary Capacity, Peer Reviews.

Vinay P Saranga Saranga Comprehensive Psychiatry PLLC

Apex, North Carolina
Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams, Brain Injury Medicine Independent Medical Exams - ABPN Board Certified in Child, Adolescent, Adult Psychiatry; ABPN Board Certified in Brain Injury Medicine

Beth Ann Howell, MD

Lake Oswego, Oregon
Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams, Forensic Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams - Residency in Neurology; Workers' Compensation, Personal Injury, Psychiatric conditions masquerading as physical disorders; PTSD-Police, Military & Civilian; Sexual harassment, stalking, discrimination, & abuse; Impaired Medical Professionals

Robin A Altman, MD

Reading, Pennsylvania
Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams, Forensic Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams - I am board certified in both adult and child and adolescent psychiatry and have been in practice for the past 20 years. I have experience in inpatient psychiatry, outpatient psychiatry, community based private practice, outpatient clinics, detention facilities and residential treatment facilities. I have been practicing forensic psychiatry for the past five years.

Richard M Sobel, M.D. Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams, Pain Management - Medicine Independent Medical Exams - Chronic pain, PTSD, worker's comp, personal injury, medical malpractice, chronic opioid management, psychopharmacology, file review, IMEs. Board Certification in Psychiatry. Subspecialty Board Certification in Pain Medicine.
EXPERIENCE: My primary focus is on patient care, but I have had extensive experience working with worker's compensation attorneys on behalf of both patients and payors. This has included IMEs, depositions, trial appearances, and file reviews. LEADERSHIP: I currently serve on the Board of Directors and am Past President of the Greater Philadelphia Pain Society, a local chapter of the American Pain Society. CREDENTIALS: Harvard residency in Psychiatry. Board Certified in Psychiatry, subspecialty certification in Pain Medicine. COMMUNICATION/TEACHING: Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Jefferson Medical School, supervising residents for over 25 years, recipient of resident teaching award. Authored and co-authored several articles and one book chapter. Have lectured extensively on the management of depression and chronic pain to both large and small audiences. Have had training in public speaking, vocal training in classical singing. ORGANIZAT...

David T Springer, MD

Media, Pennsylvania
Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams - I am a Board-Certified psychiatrist with extensive clinical and forensic psychiatric experience throughout my career, performing hundreds of forensic evaluations, including IMEs, disability determination, return to work and worker’s compensation evaluations. I have been an expert witness in dozens of cases involving civil litigation, including victims of sexual abuse and employment issues. In the course of my career, I have been deposed multiple times and testified in court.
I have been in private practice for over 30 years treating a wide variety of patients. In addition, I was a Residency Training Director for seven years, Medical Director of a psychiatric hospital for seven years, worked in two correctional facilities for three years and in a Department of Veterans Affairs’ outpatient clinic for over nine years. I have also taught Drexel University medical students for over ten years. As a result of my clinical experience, I have a particular expertise in the area of psychiatric disability issues, victims of sexual abuse, and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. I pride myself on thoroughness, accuracy and opinions that can be supported by clinical examination and scientific evidence, as well as, careful medical and legal record review. In addition, I believe it is vital to have good communication with the referral source, so as to best address the questions that are being asked. I have performed forensic work for both plaintiff and defense counsel.

Keith A. Caruso, MD

Brentwood, Tennessee
Forensic Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams, Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams - Assessment of psychiatric disorders and resulting disability in adults for civil and criminal courts
I am fellowship trained and board certified in Forensic Psychiatry. I previously served as chief of forensic psychiatry at the National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, MD while concurrently serving as chief of inpatient psychiatry at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. I currently serve as secretary of the Tennessee Psychiatric Association and previously served as president of the Society of Uniformed Services Psychiatrists. I have consulted with disability insurers and performed IME's for Worker's Compensation cases as well. I am licensed in Tennessee, North Carolina, Kentucky, Georgia, Alabama and Mississippi and am willing to travel to perform IME's.

Lantie Elisabeth Jorandby, MD

Reston, Virginia
Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams, Addictions Independent Medical Exams - Traumatic Brain Injury, Board Certified General Psychiatry and Addiction Psychiatry, additional focus on Traumatic Brain Injury. Treatment of Opiate, stimulant, alcohol, marijuana addictions, methadone, buprenorphine use, addiction treatments, addiction medicine, psychiatric treatment and disability, brain injury evaluations, brain imaging with SPECT, neurological impairments related to injury

Keyhill Sheorn, MD Keyhill Sheorn, MD

Richmond, Virginia
Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams - Post-traumatic Stress Disorder delineating who does and does not have the disorder. Dr. Sheorn is the Director of Psychotherapy Training at VCU's Medical College of Virginia Hospital and has had a solo practice specializing in the treatment of PTSD.

Navneet Sidhu, MD

FAIRFAX, Virginia
Forensic Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams, Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams - Forensic Psychiatry Personal injury, disability , fitness for duty evaluations, independent medical evaluations (IMEs), , workers compensation, diminished capacity, criminal and civil competences, aide-in-sentencing, workplace harassment, insanity defense, medical malpractice, standards of care, institutional negligence, guardianship and testamentary capacity, civil commitment, human rights , due process violations and capital sentencing evaluation
Navneet Sidhu, M.D. is an experienced psychiatrist practicing in the Washington DC area. She completed her psychiatry residency at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Ohio, and her forensic psychiatry training at Saint Elizabeths Hospital in Washington, D.C. She has extensive experience in various clinical settings including hospitals, mental health clinics, and corrections. Dr. Sidhu has diagnosed and treated thousands of patients with mental illnesses. This has honed her ability to understand complex psychiatric issues, and conduct in-depth, and nuanced forensic assessments. Dr. Sidhu has been qualified as an expert witness in federal and state courts. She offers expertise locally and nationwide in: personal injury, clarification of psychiatric diagnosis, mental health file reviews, disability and other insurance claims, fitness for duty evaluations, independent medical evaluations (IMEs), psychopharmacology, workers compensation, diminished capacity, various criminal and civil ...


OLYMPIA, Washington
Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams - 20 years in outpatient private practice treating adults and teens, including injured workers. 20 years experience performing IMEs and depositions. I diagnose and treat any DSM V diagnosis. In addition I have worked temporary jobs over 20 years in jail, prison, residential treatment with sex offenders, competency restoration, inpatient adult psychiatry units, emergency room evaluations, inpatient psychiatric evaluations and treatment on medical units.
Attorney references available upon request. I have active license in WA, MO, MI, Virgin Islands, Indiana and inactive license in Oregon that can be activated.
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