Charles Filanosky, PhD, ABPP (Board Certified Rehabilitation Neuropsychologist) Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

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  • Company: Pacific Forensic Group
  • Phone: (415) 385-9701
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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Neuropsychology and Forensic Psychology

Specialty Focus:

Traumatic Brain Injury, TBI, Personal Injury, PTSD, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Disability, IME, Head Injury, Concussion, Prognosis, Reasonable and Necessary Treatment, Cognitive Rehabilitation


PhD, Pacific Graduate School of Psychology; MA, Boston University; BA, Syracuse University

Years in Practice:


Additional Information

Dr. Filanosky, a Board Certified Rehabilitation Neuropsychologist, specializes in the evaluation of Traumatic Brain Injury and PTSD in civil proceedings. Dr. Filanosky differs from many of his peers in having extensive training and experience in providing evidence-based practices to support recovery from traumatic brain injury. This grants him specialized expertise in the causation, diagnosis, impairment, reasonable and necessary treatment, prognosis, and future care needs of alleged brain injury. Having served as a San Francisco Veteran's Affairs staff psychologist for nine years, Dr. Filanosky is adept at evaluating Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder which frequently accompanies traumatic brain injury claims. Dr. Filanosky completed his undergraduate degree at Syracuse University, a master of education from Boston University, and his Ph.D. from the Pacific Graduate School of Psychology. From 2007 to 2016, he was an Associate Professor at the UCSF Department of Psychiatry. Dr. Filanosky currently works for the Permanente Medical Group, where he co-directs a pediatric sports concussion program, conducts general neuropsychological assessment services, and participates in a research group geared toward traumatic brain injury. The Pacific Forensic Group is a specialized firm of experts in forensic psychology, neuropsychology, and neurology. We are uniquely positioned to address the majority of forensic issues involving the brain, psychological functioning and behavior. Our group of colleagues include: -Dr. Peter Brain Andersson, Board Certified Neurologist, Specializing in Traumatic Brain Injury, Neurocognitive Disorders, Multiple Sclerosis -Dr. Teo Ernst, Board Certified Forensic Psychologist, Specializing in PTSD, Testamentary Capacity, Mitigation, Resentencing, and Employment Evaluations -Dr. Charles Filanosky, Board Certified Rehabilitation Psychologist, Specializing in Traumatic Brain Injury, PTSD -Dr. David Contreras, Board Certified Forensic Psychologist, Specializing in Juvenile Competency to Stand Trial, Transfer/Waiver to Adult Court, Juvenile Sexual Offenses -Dr. Lisa Kalich, Board Certified Forensic Psychologist, Specializing in Personal Injury, Parenting Capacity, Sexual Offender and Violence Risk Assessment for Adults and Juveniles, Disability, Child Witness Issues. -Dr. Jerry Lockhart, Board Certified Forensic Psychologist, Bilingual (Spanish-English Specializing in Juvenile Competency and Immigration Evaluations -Dr. Laurel Mattos, Forensic Psychologist, Specializing in Trial Competency, NGRI, Mental Health Diversion, Violence Risk Assessment -Dr. Elise Yenne, Forensic Psychologist, Specializing in Juvenile and Adult Trial Competency, Violence Risk Assessment Transfer Hearings -Dr. Trayci Dahl, Board Certified Forensic Psychologist, Specializing in Filicide, Capital Sentencing, and Threat Assessment -Dr. Mario Souza, Bilingual (Spanish-English) Forensic Psychologist, Specializing in Violence Risk, Sex Offender Risk, Insanity, Mitigation, and Mental Health Diversion The Pacific Forensic Group is unique in having two experts who conduct evaluations in Spanish. We are available for in person and zoom forensic evaluations depending upon the case specifics. Please utilize our website to learn more about our forensic and medical-legal services in the civil, criminal, probate, and employment arenas