Delia M Silva, PsyD, ABPP-CN, QME Expert Witness

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  • Company: Pacific Neurobehavioral Clinic, PC
  • Phone: (858) 964-0722
  • Fax: 866-437-0375
  • Website:

Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Neuropsychology and Psychology

Keywords/Search Terms:

TBI, traumatic brain injury, Spanish, board-certified, ABPP, ABPP-CN, concussion, brain injury, dementia, depression, anxiety, PTSD, chronic pain, somatoform disorders, cognitive, workers comp, QME, AME, IME.


ABPP-CN, Board certification in clinical neuropsychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology; PsyD, Florida Institute of Technology; MS, Florida Institute of Technology; BS, University of Maryland- University College

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Additional Information

Dr. Silva is one of very few Spanish-speaking, board-certified neuropsychologists in the state of California. She can serve as a neuropsychological or psychological expert witness for civil forensic cases, particularly personal injury cases. She takes a balanced approach in evaluating neurological and medical factors as well as psychological variables. All of her evaluations include objective measurement of response bias/effort and symptom validity. Her interpretations are purely based on the objective data and evidence-based research. She has performed work for both defense and plaintiff's attorneys. Her specialties are with traumatic brain injuries (TBI), neurodegenerative conditions, strokes, and psychiatric conditions that include posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), somatoform disorders, and mood and anxiety disorders. She has held board positions in national, state, and local neuropsychological organizations (HNS, CPA, SDPA), and is an active member of other organizations (NAN, AACN, INS). She also serves as a practice sample reviewer for the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP), for candidates applying to become board-certified in neuropsychology. Dr. Silva is owner of a group mental health practice where she also sees clinical cases. More information about her can be found at For a copy of her CV and fee schedule, please email [email protected]. She is available for free phone consultation and may be reached at: 858-964-0722.