Franklin Carvajal, Ph.D., Ph.D., LCP, QME, POST Expert Witness

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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Psychology and Forensic Psychology

Keywords/Search Terms:

Independent Medical Evaluations, Expert Witness, Medical File Review Consultant, psychology injury, psychologist, forensic psychology, incompetent to stand trial, NGRI, immigration, psychiatric injury, psychiatric, tort, mental health, Spanish speaking, bilingual, multicutural


PhD, Umass Amherst; PhD, Virginia Tech; Credential, Master in Healthcare Leadership

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Additional Information

Dr. Carvajal is one of the few psychologists in the USA who holds two psychology Ph.D. degrees from prestigious academic institutions (University of Massachusetts at Amherst and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University). He is fully fluent in Spanish and understands the Latino market, since he arrived to the USA when he was 16 from Venezuela. Dr. Carvajal considers himself a practitioner, academic, and researcher. It is important to understand that some psychologists are inherently better than others at conducting and completing psychological evaluations. I conduct criminal, civil, and administrative evaluations of all types including personal injury, workers compensation, incompetent to stand trial, not guilty by reason of insanity, immigration evaluations, POST evaluations etc. I find it that psychologists who conduct evaluations across criminal, civil, and administrative law settings gain from using information in one setting and applying it to a different setting. Specialization plus diversification is key in finding the right expert witness.