Physicians

The Expedient Team

Our select group of qualified medical evaluators are supported by our specialized and dedicated team of experienced administrative support professionals who are focused on preventing delays, facilitating appropriate communication, and ensuring that scheduling and logistics of all medicolegal evaluations are seamless for all parties involved. With a focus on quality and collaboration, Expedient has succeeded in accumulating an impeccable administrative support team which is appreciated by all those who choose us to resolve their medicolegal questions and disputes.

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Dr. Alex received his undergraduate degree from Iowa State University and began a career as an exercise physiologist in 1981. Dr. Alex returned to school and graduated from Los Angeles...
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Neeti Bathia, M.D., is a board-certified physical medicine and rehabilitation physician who specializes in the diagnosis and management of spine problems and other musculoskeletal complaints. She trained at Weill Cornell...
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Dr. Brooks is a licensed clinical and forensic psychologist who specializes in developmental psychology, psychological assessment, and therapy in both forensic and non-forensic environments. Dr. Brooks holds a Doctorate degree...
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Dr. Butler is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist. She earned her doctoral degree and master’s degree in clinical psychology at Argosy University in Alameda, California. In addition, she earned her Bachelor...
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Michael A. Carlish, Ph.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist. He graduated with High Honors in Psychology from the University of California in Santa Barbara, received his master’s degree in Counseling...
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Kevin Cebula, D.D.S., Q.M.E., graduated from the West Virginia School of Dentistry in 2000. After completing a one-year residency at the VA Medical Center in Martinsburg, West Virginia, he spent...
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Arun Chakrabarty, M.D., is a board-certified Internal Medicine physician with experience working in an Urgent Care setting, in a residential addiction medicine facility, as well as working as a general...
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Sharon Chernoff, Ph.D., QME is a clinical and forensic psychologist licensed in both California (PSY 27732) and Arizona (3494).  Her forensic practice includes workers’ compensation evaluations as a QME (143298),...
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Stephen R. Colucci, M.D., Q.M.E., has been a board certified in internal medicine since 1977 in the State of California. He earned his medical degree from Tufts Medical School in...
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Katya Cornejo, Psy. D., Q.M.E., is a board certified clinical psychologist with comprehensive experience in the analysis of complex issues regarding industrial causation of psychiatric injuries, such as anxiety, depression,...
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Leine Delker, Ph. D., Q.M.E., is a licensed clinical psychologist who received her degree from the University of Texas at Austin. She has been affiliated with the USC School of Medicine...
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Rachyll Dempsey, Psy.D., Q.M.E, ABPP, is a forensic neuropsychologist with offices throughout the San Francisco Bay Area and practicing throughout California. Licensed as a Clinical Psychologist in 2006, she has...
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MaryEllen Eller, MD is a board-certified psychiatrist through the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. She is also certified as a master psychopharmacologist by the Neuroscience Education Institute.  Dr. Eller...
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Dr. Joseph Escobar is a board-certified family medicine physician. After he initially completed his Bachelor of Science degree at UCLA, he completed his medical degree at AUC and completed his...
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Dr. Andrew Eskander, has a Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine (DPM). He completed his surgical residency focused on Elective and Reconstructive Surgery of the Foot and Ankle at Fountain Valley Regional...
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Dr. Fawaz Faisal is triple board certified in Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology, and Sleep Medicine. He began his medical education at the University of Damascus in Damascus, Syria, graduating in 1986....
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Dr. Forbes earned her doctorate in clinical psychology from Azusa Pacific University in 2004. She did her pre-doctorate internship at Children’s Institute in Los Angeles with an emphasis on the...
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Dr. Robert Froh, D.C., QME has been a board certified chiropractor since 2001. He earned a B.S. in Human Biology from Northwestern Health Sciences University. He began his career in...
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Vlad Gendelman, M.D., received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology at the University of Southern California and his Doctor of Medicine degree from University of California at Irvine. Dr....
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Christine Gerchow, Ph.D., Q.M.E., is a licensed psychologist (PSY29762) and credentialed school psychologist with more than a decade of experience in behavioral healthcare focused on the justice system. Dr. Gerchow...
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Dr. Getty is a general adult psychiatrist certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He graduated from University of California Irvine School of Medicine and completed his residency...
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Gilda Gilak, D.C., M.S, Q.M.E., is a board-certified chiropractor in California. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree with a major in Cellular Biology and a minor in Microbiology. She received her...
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Dr. George Joseph Grosso, PhD, ABMP, QME attended Wayne State University where he completed his doctorate in 1981. He completed a one-year internship at Metropolitan State Regional Hospital in the...
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Mohammad Hanizavareh, M.D., Q.M.E, is a board-certified Psychiatrist who began his work with Expedient Medicolegal Services in 2016. His interest in the intersection between psychiatry and the law began with...
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Kerry A. Hannifin, Psy.D. in a licensed forensic and clinical psychologist. Dr. Hannifin is currently a Senior Psychologist Supervisor with the Department of State Hospitals – Patton, where she has...
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Dr. Christopher Heckman is currently a member of the Clinical Operations Advisory Council (COAC) for the California Department of State Hospitals. The Clinical Operations Division facilitates the development, evaluation, and...
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Ashraf Helmy, M.D., Q.M.E., is a board certified psychiatrist working in the Los Angeles area. He currently works at the Metropolitan State Hospital in Norwalk, California and has been an...
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Dr. Wendy Staples Hicks, B.S., D.C., Q.M.E. is board certified chiropractor and qualified medical examiner practicing in Northern California.  She earned her Doctorate in Chiropractic from Life Chiropractic College West in...
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Dr. Jain’s interest in psychiatry began as an undergraduate at USC where she majored in Neuroscience and graduated Magna Cum Laude. She then went onto Medical School at SUNY Downstate...
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Roger Karlsson, Ph.D., ABPP, Q.M.E., has been a licensed Psychologist and Psychotherapist since 1993, and is board certified in Forensic Psychology and a Qualified Medical Examiner. He earned his Ph.D....
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Dr. Yoshihiro Katsuura is a board certified orthopedic surgeon who specializes in treating complex adult and pediatric spine conditions. Dr. Katsuura received his undergraduate degree from the University of California...
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David Kaye, M.D., is board certified in Ophthalmology by the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh. He is Fellowship trained in neuro-ophthalmology and refractive...
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Meir Keller, D.D.S., Q.M.E., is board certified in dentistry in addition to being a Diplomate of the American Board of Dental Sleep Medicine. He holds a Masters of Science degree...
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Charles E. Keller, MD is Board Certified in Ophthalmology with over 25 years of experience caring for patients with complex eye diseases in Southern California. He completed an advanced fellowship...
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Dr. Kim was born in South Korea and grew up in a suburb of Denver, Colorado. Her grandfather passed the family legacy on to Dr. Kim in helping other holistically....
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Dr. Knezevic completed his ophthalmology training at the prestigious Northwestern University, which has consistently been ranked one of the nation’s top medical schools by U.S. News and World Report. Dr....
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Dr Kovacs started her professional career in Canada where she completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Ottawa majoring in Biochemistry and minoring in Nursing Science. She graduated from...
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Paul Kratofil, D.O., Q.M.E., received his medical degree from the College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific in Pomona, California. Following a rotating internship, Dr. Kratofil spent six years practicing...
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Jeffrey Kropf, Ph.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in forensic and diagnostic mental health evaluations. As a consulting psychologist since 1991, Dr. Kropf has evaluated more than 1,000 youths...
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Dr. Nicholas Kusnezov is a premier, nationally-recognized, board-certified, and fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeon currently practicing in Southern California. He specializes in total joint replacement with extensive experience in managing complex sports...
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Mark R. Laflamme, M.D., is an experienced health professional either working in, being educated or teaching medicine for over 30 years. He first began his career as a certified phlebotomist,...
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Christophe Lee, M.D., Q.M.E., is a board certified Orthopaedic Surgeon practicing in Los Angeles. Dr. Lee attended the Hahnemann University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1993. He has...
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Lynn Lunceford, Psy.D., Q.M.E. is a licensed clinical psychologist in San Diego. She graduated from Sarah Lawrence College with her bachelors degree in Liberal Arts, and received her Psy.D. from...
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Jonathan Isaac Macy, M.D., Q.M.E., earned his B.A. and M.D. degrees at Boston University in 1976, with election to Phi Beta Kappa. After graduation, Dr. Macy moved to Los Angeles to...
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Dr. Marreiro (PSY26835) is a board-certified clinical neuropsychologist with over 13 years of experience in the assessment of neurological and psychological conditions affecting adolescents and adults. She is the Director...
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Dr. Gregory McGowan, M.D., is a licensed psychiatrist. He earned his medical degree from Marshall University and then completed his residency in psychiatry at the University of California. Dr. McGowan...
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Dr. McNicholas is Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.  He completed medical school at the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine and residencies in...
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Dr. Molly Memel is a board-certified clinical neuropsychologist who specializes in care for adults with various neurological conditions, including Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, stroke, frontotemporal dementia, epilepsy, traumatic brain injuries,...
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Mark Miculian, M.B.A., PhD., Q.M.E., received his B.A. in psychology from the University of California Santa Cruz and a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology....
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Prakash (Shaun) Mulchandani is a compassionate and attentive chiropractor based in Los Angeles,CA. Dr. Mulchandani received his chiropractic training from the Southern California University of Health Sciences. He has also...
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Steven Narvy, M.D., is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon with subspecialty training in sports medicine, arthroscopy, and shoulder and elbow reconstruction. He completed his undergraduate studies in Neuroscience at the University...
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Cynthia Neal, Ph.D., Q.M.E., is a licensed psychologist in California and Michigan with decades of experience in forensic psychology. She has served as both an expert witness and as the...
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Sepehr Nowfar, M.DD, FACS, M.Ph, Q.M.E., completed his undergraduate studies at the University of California, Berkeley, where he graduated with honors in Molecular and Cellular Biology. He then attended Tulane...
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Edwin Peng, MD, MBA, QME has been a board-certified psychiatrist since 2006. He has accumulated a breadth of experiences across a variety of clinical, cultural, and forensic settings reflective of...
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Dr. Ragab is a premier, nationally-recognized, board-certified, and fellowship-trained radiation oncologist with additional fellowship training in brachytherapy. Dr. Ragab holds an MD degree from the University of Southern California, and...
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Dr. Mort Rizvi is one of the leading plastic and cosmetic surgeons in the Greater Los Angeles area, but he is also known as one of Southern California’s most versatile...
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Carlos Rodriguez, M.D., Q.M.E., earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Southern California in Psychobiology. He began to explore the mind/body connection and how it impacts our...
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Dr. Artin Shakhbandaryan was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. He completed his Undergrad at University of California, Riverside and attended Medical School at Western University of Health Sciences....
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LASIK and PRK sub-specialist David R. Shapiro, M.D. is one of the nation’s leading authorities on refractive eye surgery. Dr. Shapiro devotes his practice exclusively to laser vision correction and...
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Christopher Simonet, Ph.D., Q.M.E., is a clinical and forensic psychologist with extensive experience in assessing and treating severe mental illness and sexual offenders. He has worked in the primarily in...
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Ritu “Ria” Singh, D.C., Q.M.E. I.D.E. is a national and California board certified chiropractor in Fremont, California.  She received her doctor’s degree in Chiropractic from Life West Chiropractic College in...
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Sherin Singleton, Psy.D., Q.M.E., is a clinical and forensic psychologist with extensive experience in the evaluation and treatment of severely mentally ill adult forensic inpatients. She currently serves as a...
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Jay Slosar, Ph.D., Q.M.E., has been in private practice for 30 years as a licensed psychologist and provided direct clinical and consulting services in a variety of diverse settings. Dr....
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Robert J. Spencer, DPM, FACFAS, QME is a board-certified second-generation adult and pediatric foot & ankle specialist born and raised in Orange County, CA. He spent many years shadowing his...
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Natalie Spiteri-Soper, Psy.D., is a licensed clinical psychologist and skilled nursing home administrator in Los Angeles. She began her career in San Bernardino County and currently works in Los Angeles...
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Matthew Steiner, M.D., Q.M.E., is the founder and director of Expedient Medicolegal Services. Dr. Steiner has a broad forensic background serving as both an expert witness and a treating psychiatrist...
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Dr. Lisa Stirling is a board certified dermatologist with expertise in medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology. She has practiced clinical dermatology for the past 11 years and telemedicine for the...
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Dr. Sundharadas is board certified in pain medicine and physical medicine and rehabilitation.   He completed his bachelors at the university of Wisconsin – Madison and medical school, residency and fellowship...
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Dr. Zachary Tannous D.C, has a history of working with collegiate and professional athletes of all kinds to increase performance and prevent injuries. He is also very experienced working with...
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Dr. Tran is a board-certified neurosurgeon with a robust private practice in Westminster, California. He specializes in treatment of patients with severe degenerative spine diseases while also taking call for...
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Jacob M. Tsadok, M.D., Q.M.E., has been a board certified in internal medicine since 1996. He completed his internal medicine training while attending the Technion-Israel Medical Faculty in 1992 before...
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Ashley Uy, D.C., M.S., Q.M.E., is a board certified chiropractor in California. Dr. Uy is a highly skilled and compassionate physical rehabilitation provider who specializes in treating patients in integrative...
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Dr. Michelle L. Vorwerk is a forensic psychologist with over 20 years of experience in evaluating and diagnosing mental disorders. Dr. Vorwerk is one of a select few psychologists who have...
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Mark Wolkenhauer, Psy.D., Q.M.E. is a forensic psychologist with extensive experience in treating and evaluating sexual offenders and individuals with severe mental illness. He continues to serve as an expert...
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Hungchiao L. Wu, D.C., Q.M.E., is a board-certified chiropractor in California. She earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley with a major in Physical Sciences and a...
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Shawn Zardouz, M.D., is double board certified in Pain Medicine and Neurology. He began his studies at Johns Hopkins University where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in...
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Diana Zardouz, D.D.S., earned her BA degree in Economics with Double Honors from UCLA. Because of her interest in art and science, she decided to pursue a career in dentistry....