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Katya Cornejo, PsyD Expedient Medicolegal Services

Hayward, California
Psychology Expert Witness, Neuropsychology Expert Witness - Forensic, Child and Adolescent, PTSD, Custody, Capacity, Conservatorship, ADHD, Standard of Care, Personal Injury, Suicide Prevention, IME, Malpractice, Fitness for Duty
Katya Cornejo, Psy. D., Q.M.E., is a board certified clinical psychologist with comprehensive experience in the analysis of complex issues regarding causation of psychiatric injuries, such as anxiety, depression, and post-traumatic stress disorder. Licensed as a Clinical Psychologist (PSYD23822) in 2009, Dr. Cornejo has previously worked for Kaiser Permanente, California Pacific Medical Center Department of Psychiatry, Westside Calworks, The Homeless Children’s Network, Mt. St. Joseph, and The Talk Line; she currently has a private practice in San Francisco. In private practice, Dr. Cornejo provides psychological and neuropsychological assessments for children, adolescents, and adults. She has experience with providing comprehensive and impartial care to patients of varying backgrounds, ages, and socioeconomic status, and is known for her conscientious and unbiased evaluations and for maintaining awareness of the cultural needs of her clients. Dr. Cornejo graduated from Mills Colle...
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Michael L. Levittan, PhD

Los Angeles, California
Psychology Expert Witness, Mental Health Expert Witness - Trauma, PTSD, Abuse, Custody, Child, Domestic, Violence, Parenting, School, Spousal, Anger
Dr. Levittan (“Dr. Michael”) is an experienced psychotherapist and expert witness who is devoted to his work with both treatment of patients and expert consultation and testimony with clients. He has been in practice as a psychotherapist for over 25 years and has provided expert testimony for over 18 years. His areas of specialization include: Trauma and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Domestic Violence, Child Custody, Parenting, Child Abuse, Spousal Abuse, Anger Management; and School Violence. Additionally, Dr. Michael has lectured and taught seminars at UCLA Extension; National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI); International Conference on Violence, Abuse, and Trauma (IVAT); Inter-Agency Council on Child Abuse and Neglect; California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists; NEXUS Conference on Child Abuse; Grief and Loss Conference; Pasadena Hillside Children’s Home; U.S. Marines; L.A. Superior Court; Women’s Shelters; Loyola Marymount University; Association of Battere...
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Lenard Vare, MJM, CJM, PMP Lenard Vare Consulting

Vacaville, California
Law Enf & Criminal Justice Expert Witness, Police Practices & Procedures Expert Witness - Jails, Prisons, Custody, Electronic Monitoring, home detention, Corrections, Law Enforcement, Classification, Use of Force, In-custody Death, Security, Religious Rights, Negligence, PREA, Supervision of Inmates, Strip Searches, Suicides, Conditions of Confinement, 1983 Litigation (Jail and Prisons)
Lenard Vare has over 27 years of practical experience in inmate management in both jails and prisons in CA and NV. He is a retired prison Warden with the state of Nevada and a recently retired Director of a county jail system in CA. Lenard's expertise is in inmate classification, program design, high-risk inmate transportation, organizational development and training law enforcement and correctional personnel in topics related to inmate management. He has served as a criminal investigator and hostage/crisis negotiator, supervised fugitive recovery teams, conducted internal affairs investigations, and operated community-based correctional facilities. He has also served as criminal justice faculty teaching courses at the undergraduate level at local colleges. He is a certified jail manager and a certified project management professional. Recent cases in which Lenard has been retained as an expert have involved - A jail riot and subsequent staff response resulting in a class action...
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Richard J. Auerbach, MD, FAAP MD Consult Services

Sandy Hook, Connecticut
Pediatrics Expert Witness - Board Certified Pediatrician, Standard of care, Newborn, Development, Behavior, Asthma, ADHD, Pediatrics, Sexual / Child Abuse / Neglect, Vaccines, Custody, Meningitis Serious Bacterial Infections, Trauma, SIDS, RSV, GERD, dehydration, breastfeeding, weight loss, jaundice, Lyme tick disease, Sports
Richard Auerbach, MD has been a general pediatrician and assistant professor of pediatrics since 1998. He completed a chief residency and hospitalist year following training at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. He remains active on staff at Danbury Hospital / Western CT Health Network. As an Associate Professor of clinical pediatrics through the Universities of CT and VT, and Ross University, he has taught countless medical students and residents, as well as participating in weekly CME activities. Recently, he and his wife, Julia Auerbach, MD JD, established MD Consult Services. The goal of this endeavor is to provide comprehensive medical opinions for case reviews and legal proceedings in the areas of Pediatrics (Richard) and Family Medicine (Julia). Both are Board certified in their respective fields and highly regarded in the communities in which they work. MDConsult Services has provided numerous comprehensive case reviews for attorneys. Both physicians are available fo...
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Roger Z Samuel, MD Boca Raton Psychiatric Group

Boca Raton, Florida
Psychiatry Expert Witness, Forensic Psychiatry Expert Witness - PTSD, Child/Adolescent Psychiatry, Geriatric Psychiatry, Wills/Competency, Custody, Disability, Emotional Injuries, ADHD, Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia, Psychosis, Suicide, Violence, Addictions, Dementia, Return-to-Work, IME, Medical Malpractice, Worker's Compensation
Dr. Samuel, Medical Director of the Boca Raton Psychiatric Group, is board-certified in 4 psychiatric specialties: General, Forensic, Child/Adolescent, and Geriatric. His forensic psychiatric practice encompasses evaluations; expert testimony for both Plaintiff and Defense; and Independent Medical Examinations. He has testified, at both the State and Federal levels, regarding matters of Addiction, PTSD, Depression, Child Custody, legal competency, Disability, and psychiatric injuries. His written reports, based on the application of current medical knowledge to the known facts of each particular case, are exhaustive and precise with meticulous attention to detail. Dr. Samuel has had articles published on topics concerning Forensic Psychiatry, Child Psychiatry and Psychopharmacology, in peer-reviewed medical journals. Furthermore, he is an Affiliate Assistant Professor in the medical school at Florida Atlantic University and has participated in over 90 clinical research studies in ...
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Scott C. Carroll, MD Ayni Neuroscience Institute

Illinois
Pediatric Psychiatry Expert Witness, Psychiatry Expert Witness - PTSD, Custody, Neuropsychiatry, Sexual Abuse, Brain Injury, Psychosomatic Medicine, Competency, Psychiatric Complications from Medical Malpractice, Parental Fitness, Bipolar Disorder, ADHD
Scott Carroll, MD is dual board certified in both child and adolescent psychiatry and general (adult) psychiatry and specializes in pediatric neuropsychiatry and pediatric consultation psychiatry (i.e. treating children with chronic medical conditions from epilepsy to diabetes to cancer). He currently serves as the Director of Child Psychiatric Consultation Services for the Presbyterian Hospital System of New Mexico. After completing his fellowship and residency at the University of New Mexico he served on faculty for over 10 years, rising to the rank of Associate Professor. He is a graduate of the LSU – School of Medicine in New Orleans and MIT. He is also the author of an award winning book on relationships and is currently working on a book for parents on Pediatric Bipolar Disorder. Dr. Carroll has served as expert on cases involving denial of care, psychological effects of medical malpractice, psychiatric malpractice, psychiatric patient abuse and sexual abuse.
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Robert M. Galatzer-Levy, MD University of Chicago

Chicago, Illinois
Psychiatry Expert Witness, Pediatric Psychiatry Expert Witness - Divorce, Custody, Malpractice, Ethics, Competency, Psychological Damages, Litigation Consulting, Mitigation (criminal), Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity, Substance Abuse, Psychoanalysis, Child Protective Services
Dr. Galatzer-Levy is the author of four books and more than 100 professional publications. Many related to law and psychiatry. He is a respected teacher at the University of Chicago and a sought after speaker in his field.
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Robert J. Zagar, Ph.D., M.P.H. Dr. Robert John Zagar PC

Chicago, Illinois
Forensic Psychology Expert Witness, Neuropsychology Expert Witness - MLIT (97% sensitive-specific) for attention-deficit, autism, brain damage, competence, crimes, custody, deception, hyperactivity, learning disability, malingering, malpractice, mental illness, personal injury, parole-probation-decision making, psychopathology, violence, workers compensation
An Illinois registered clinical & school psychologist, member of the American Psychological Association, he American Public Health Association, & Association for Psychological Sciences, on the the National Register of Health Care Providers in Psychology, an officer in the Juvenile Division of the Circuit Court of Cook County. Testified before the U.S. House of Representative Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism & Homeland Security. Influenced the U.S. Supreme Court in Miller v. Florida & Graham v. Alabama to re-examine 2,500 life-sentenced without parole juveniles by showing lowered decision making, Persuaded President Obama to commute or pardon 6,800 federal nonviolent prisoners. Convinced Chicago Cook County President Preckwinkle to divert 56% nonviolent offenders from jail. Motivated Chicago Mayors Daley & Emanuel to give 147,253 high risk youth jobs, mentors & anger management saving 640 lives and hundreds of millions in expense. Induced Mayor Daley to share my research on...
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Scott C. Carroll, MD Ayni Neuroscience Institute

Albuquerque, New Mexico
Pediatric Psychiatry Expert Witness, Psychiatry Expert Witness - PTSD, Custody, Neuropsychiatry, Sexual Abuse, Brain Injury, Psychosomatic Medicine, Competency, Psychiatric Complications from Medical Malpractice, Parental Fitness, Bipolar Disorder, ADHD
Scott Carroll, MD is dual board certified in both child and adolescent psychiatry and general (adult) psychiatry and specializes in pediatric neuropsychiatry and pediatric consultation psychiatry (i.e. treating children with chronic medical conditions from epilepsy to diabetes to cancer). He currently serves as the Director of Child Psychiatric Consultation Services for the Presbyterian Hospital System of New Mexico. After completing his fellowship and residency at the University of New Mexico he served on faculty for over 10 years, rising to the rank of Associate Professor. He is a graduate of the LSU – School of Medicine in New Orleans and MIT. He is also the author of an award winning book on relationships and is currently working on a book for parents on Pediatric Bipolar Disorder. Dr. Carroll has served as expert on cases involving denial of care, psychological effects of medical malpractice, psychiatric malpractice, psychiatric patient abuse and sexual abuse.
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