Clinical Neuropsychology Expert Witness

Provides Opinion & Testimony In:

Clinical Neuropsychology, psychology, biobehavioral science, neurocognition, neuropsychiatic, HIV spectrum, neoplasms, CNS lymphoma, PML, Astrocystoma, cerebral toxoplasmosis, cryptococcal meningitis, CMV encephalopathy,multifocal leukoencephalopathy, neurocognitive trauma, traumatic brain injury, somatoform disorders, chronic psychogenic fatigue in AIDs patients, AIDs dementia, alzheimer disease, multiple infarct encephalopathy, cerebral stroke, neurotoxicity

Expert Witness No.2736


Clinical Consultations

Expert 2736 has performed over 3000 examinations in nearly 20 years of clinical practice representing all areas of diagnosis and patient care.  His primary involvement for many years in medical care for HIV spectrum patients brought him into contact with both focal and diffuse neurological vectors of all varieties, from neo-plasms, such as CNS Lymphoma, PML, and astrocytoma, to infectious conditions, such as Cerebral Toxoplasmosis and Cryptococcal Meningitis, to chronic, degenerative diseases, such as HIV and CMV Encephalopathy.  He has also examined numerous patients suffering from traumatic brain injury, cerebrovascular conditions and dementias of aging.  Patients seen have also represented all varieties of psychiatric conditions, including psychosis, affective disorders, anxiety, somatization disorders and PTSD among others.   He is familiar with all major extraneous factors in testing such as malingering, pain and concurrent treatment with analgesic, psychiatric and other medications.  He has provided clinical diagnosis in both inpatient and outpatient settings. His clinical patients have ranged from Academy Award recipients and household names, to homeless schizophrenics.

Forensic Consultations

Expert 2736 has consulted on all neurocognitive and neuroaffective aspects of disability, personal injury, patient veracity and testamentary capacity since 1989.  He has been a consultant to individual attorneys as well as large corporations.  He has consulted on cases throughout the state of California as well as in Nevada, Colorado and Alaska. Expert 2736 has testified in numerous depositions and arbitrations.  He has provided trial testimony in the California Superior Courts of Los Angeles, San Pedro, San Diego, Indio and Orange Counties.  He has provided consultation to both plaintiff and defense counsel in all forensic settings.


(Honors, Phi Kappa Phi), Psychology [Emphasis in Cognitive Science] College of Science,
B.A 1981

(Honors, Phi Kappa Phi), Clinical Psychology, Southern Illinois University

Veterans Administration Medical Center ,Neurobehavior Unit.  Ancillary training provided through the Neuropsychiatric Institute (NPI), UCLA School of Medicine. – Intern 1986-1987

Postdoctoral Psychology Assistant, 1988-1989, Neurocognitive Laboratory, Keith Medical Group.

American Board of Professional Psychology: American Board of Clinical Neuropsychology (ABPP/ABCN)

License and Board Certifications

Board of Medical Quality Assurance PSY 11042 (First issued 3/89)

American Board of Clinical Neuropsychology

American Board of Professional Psychology

Current Positions

Privately Owned Neurocognitive Laboratories, Beverly Hills, CA 
Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, Los Angeles, CA


UCLA Center for the Health Sciences

UCLA Semel Neuropsychiatric Institute and Hospitals                           

American Psychological Association

International Neuropsychological Society

National Academy of Neuropsychology

American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology

American Board of Clinical Neuropsychology

Teaching Appointments

Assistant Clinical Professor:  Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences
Neuropsychology Post Doctoral Program, Los Angeles, California

Visiting Foreign Lecturer in Behavioral Sciences, The,Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Instructor:  Introductory Psychology and Laboratory Methods in Neuroscience

Presentations and Papers

Available upon request