QME / AME Doctors

Anesthesiology

   Raafat Mattar, MD, QME

Dr. Mattar is an anesthesiologist and pain management physician Board Certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology.

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Cardiology

   Benjamin Simon, MD, FACC, QME

Dr. Simon is licensed in California and Ohio and Board Certified in internal medicine and cardiology. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Internal Medicine…

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   Amrit Singh, MD, FACC, QME

Dr. Amrit Singh is an Interventional Cardiologist. He has more than 25 years’ experience as a Cardiology consultant on staff of several local hospitals in Los Angeles. He did his MBBS from Govt. Medical College Patiala in…

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   Gerald Weingarten, MD, QME

Dr. Weingarten is board certified in internal medicine. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Michigan and received his medical degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine…

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Chiropractic

   Anish Chandra, DC, QME

Dr. Chandra is a practicing Chiropractor with over 6 years of clinical experience. He has a broad range of training and expertise which includes Sports Chiropractic, Active Release Technique, Chiropractic Biophysics…

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   Bruce Horvet, DC, QME

Dr. Horvet is a Board Certified chiropractor. He completed his undergraduate education at West Coast University and went onto the Cleveland Chiropractic College to earn his chiropractic degree…

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   Mark Kosker, DC, NMD, QME

I graduated in 1988 from Cleveland Chiropractic. My passion has always been to provide excellent care to all my patients. I have been a full time Chiropractor with my own practice for over 26 years and…

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   Chun Keung Mak, DC, QME

Dr. Mak is board certified by the American Board of Chiropractic Acupuncture and American Board of Forensic Examiners. He is a Certified Chiropractic Sports Practitioner, and is also certified…

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   Katherine Andrews-Murphy, DC, QME

Dr. Murphy is a Board certified Chiropractor by the American Board of Chiropractors. She is also certified in Chiropractic Clinical Neurology and studied Neurosciences at the University of California…

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   Steven Perry, DC, QME

Dr. Steven Perry, DC has been in private practice for over 30 years. He has a diverse practice located in the San Fernando Valley. In his spare time he loves to play racquetball, tennis and is an avid hiker…

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   Oscar Rodriguez, DC, QME

Dr. Rodriguez had been a QME since 1999. He received his Doctor of Chiropractic in 1997 at Los Angeles Chiropractic College. He also received his BA in Biological Sciences in 1993. He is a member of…

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   Patrick Wymore, DC, QME

Dr. Patrick Wymore is a Board certified Chiropractor by the American Board of Chiropractors. He is a California native who studied under Maharishi Mahesh Yogi in California and Europe and…

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   Dale Charrette, DC, QME

Dr. Charrette was born in Detroit, Michigan in 1957 & attended Central Michigan University where he graduated in 1979 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration & Marketing. He worked in that field until 1984…

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   Gerardo Guevara, DC, QME

Dr. Guevara attended the University of California, Irvine for his undergraduate studies and Los Angeles College of Chiropractic for his doctorate degree. He has been a practicing Chiropractor since 1991 and has…

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   Meera Jani, DC, QME

Dr. Meera Jani’s mission is to provide personalized, high-quality care on an as-needed or preventative basis in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. Dr. Jani have created a practice that she believes in and choose for her own family members…

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   Anthony Grajeda, DC, QME

Dr. Grajeda is Board Certified with the Academy of Chiropractic Orthopedists. He completed his undergraduate education at California State University, Long Beach and went to Palmer College for his degree in chiropractic…

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Dentistry

   Hamlet Davari, DDS, QME

Dr. Davari has graduated with honors from UCLA with bachelor’s degree in Chemistry. Then he has completed his Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree from USC Dental School one of the best in the country. He has been practicing Dentistry…

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   Michael Wells, DDS, QME

Michael Wells is a graduate of the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry. Dentistry runs in his family where is Grandfather graduated from USC and was the first dentist ever to practice full time on Catalina Island…

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   Sung Yun Cho, DDS, QME

Dr. Cho, received her B.A degree in Neurobiology from the University of California Berkeley and DDS degree from the University of Toronto, Faculty of Dentistry. She obtained her post doctorate training at the University of…

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   Parish Sedghizadeh, DDS, QME

Dr. Parish Sedghizadeh is an Assistant Professor at the University of Southern California, Ostrow School of Dentistry, and Director of the USC Center for Biofilms. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in biology from UCLA…

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   Justin Louie, DDS, QME

Dr. Justin Louie received his Bachelor’s degree in Integrative Biology from the University of California, Berkeley and continued on to receive his Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree from the University of the Pacific, Arthur A…

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   Nina Nattiv, DDS, QME

Dr. Nattiv graduated from UC Berkeley with a degree in Microbiology. She then attended the University of Southern California School of Dentistry where she received mentorship and leadership awards. After practicing general dentistry…

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ENT

   Andrew Berman, MD, QME

Dr. Berman specializes in otolaryngology, plastic and reconstructive surgery of the head and neck. He attended UCLA for his undergraduate degree and Rosalind Franklin University/Chicago Medical School for his medical degree…

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Gastroenterology

   John Robert Evans, MD, QME

Dr. Evans is a Diplomat of the American Board of Internal Medicine and is Board Certified in Gastroenterology. After completing a Bachelor of Science degree at Brigham Young University, he attended Jefferson…

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Internal Medicine

   Minal Borsada, MD, QME

I grew up in India and attended medical school in India, from which I graduated in 1993 and after graduating medical school I moved to California in 1993. I did my internal medicine residency at…

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   Christopher Chow, MD, QME

Dr. Chow grew up in the San Fernando Valley before attending the University of California, Berkeley and graduating with a B.A. in Molecular and Cell Biology in 1994. Dr. Chow attended New York Medical College…

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   Alan Engelberg, MD , QME

Dr. Alan Engelberg is Board Certified in Internal Medicine. Born in Los Angeles, California, he attended Harvard College, and received his medical degree from the…

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   Robert Fisher, MD, QME

I grew up in Detroit, Michigan and attended the University of Michigan undergraduate college and medical school, from which I graduated in 1961. I interned at Sinai Hospital in Detroit…

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   Wayne Ho, MD, QME

Dr. Wayne Ho is Board Certified in internal medicine. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience from UCLA and his Medical Degree from UC San Francisco Medical Center…

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   Craig Joseph, MD, QME

I began my involvement with the writing of medical-legal reports in 1982,which has continued through the present time. Furthermore, I was in the first group of doctors to take and pass the QME exam in 1994…

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   Avi Hettena, MD, QME

Dr. Hettena graduated from Yale College and Yale University School of Medicine, was resident at University of Minnesota and University of Wisconsin and fellow in nephrology at University of California San Francisco…

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   Stewart Lonky, MD, QME

Dr. Stewart Lonky is one of the leading Internal Medicine/Pulmonary Medicine specialists performing QME and AME evaluations in Los Angeles. He has been in practice doing Medical Legal work…

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   Derek Orejel, MD QME

Dr. Orejel is an Internal Medicine boarded physician currently practicing as a hospitalist. Dr. Orejel is a Southern California native. As an undergraduate at the University of California, Riverside, he studied Biology and Math…

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   Benjamin Simon, MD, FACC

Dr. Simon is licensed in California and Ohio and Board Certified in internal medicine and cardiology. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Internal Medicine…

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   Amrit Singh, MD, FACC, QME

Dr. Amrit Singh is an Interventional Cardiologist. He has more than 25 years’ experience as a Cardiology consultant on staff of several local hospitals in Los Angeles. He did his MBBS from Govt. Medical College Patiala in…

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   Joseph Zaky, MD QME

Dr. Joseph Zaky, a native of Southern California, earned his Bachelors of Science degree in Neuroscience from UCLA and received his Medical Degree from the Ichan School of Medicine/Mount Sinai School of Medicine…

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   Gerald Weingarten, MD, QME

Dr. Weingarten is board certified in internal medicine. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Michigan and received his medical degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine…

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   Dara Saghafi, MD, QME

Dr. Saghafi attended University of California, Irvine and earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology in 1989. He then attended Los Angeles College of Chiropractic (Southern California University of Health Sciences) and obtained his…

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  Kamyar Kamjoo, MD, QME

Dr. Kamyar Kamjoo is a QME in internal Medicine with his speciality in nephrology. He received his medical degree from the University of California, Irvine. He then finished his residency training at UCLA and after his fellowship training at…

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Neurology

   Maryam Beigi, MD, QME

Dr. Maryam Beigi is a Board Ceritifed Neurologist who has been practicing in Los Angeles, California for over 20 years. Dr. Beigi completed her Neurology residency in 1994 at UCLA-Kaiser. Dr. Beigi has worked at…

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   Edward Barton, MD, QME

Dr. Barton graduated summa cum laude from UCSD then received his MD from UCLA School of Medicine. He completed his neurology residency at UCLA, followed by fellowship training at UCLA…

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   Mark Pulera, MD, QME

Dr. Mark Pulera is a Board-Certified Neurologist who has been practicing in Los Angeles, California for over 15 years. Dr. Pulera graduated cum laude with a B.S. in Neuroscience from the University of Rochester…

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   Leon Barkodar, MD, QME

Dr. Leon Barkodar is fully licensed and is board certified by The American Board of Neurology. He received his specialized neurology training at the University of Southern California (USC) Keck School of Medicine…

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Neurosurgery

   Stephen Dell, MD, QME

I was raised in New York City and lived in New England, mainly, until returning to California (1994). After advanced degrees in mathematics and linguistics, medical school (New York University / Bellevue)…

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Ophthalmology

   David Paikal, MD, QME

Dr. Paikal is a Southern California native, who graduated high school as a valedictorian. He completed his undergraduate and medical education at UCLA, graduating at the top of his class…

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Orthopaedic Surgery

   Tigran Garabekyan, MD, QME

Dr. Tigran Garabekyan specializes in the treatment of labral tears, articular cartilage injuries, femoroacetabular impingement, hip dysplasia, osteitis pubis, hip tendon injuries, and osteoarthritis…

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   Bruce Huffer, MD, QME

Dr. Huffer is an Orthopedic surgeon practicing in San Jose, California. After graduating with honors from the University of Colorado, Boulder, Dr. Huffer spent his first two years of medical school at the Faculté libre…

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   Steve Hwang, MD, QME

Dr. Steven Hwang is a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon. He completed his residency at Interfaith Medical Center in New York and has been practicing for over 30 years in Los Angeles, California.

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   John Lawrence, MD, QME

Dr. Lawrence has been in private practice in the field of orthopedic surgery with a special interest in upper extremity surgery in Santa Monica since 1970. I have been on the medical staff of Saint John’s…

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   Stephen Nichols, MD, FRCS, QME

Dr. Stephen Nichols MD is a Board Certified orthopedic surgeon with specialty training in the hand and upper extremity. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons and the American Academy of…

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   Wayne Weil, MD, QME

Wayne Weil, MD, is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who specializes in hand surgery. He sees patients with a wide variety of hand ailments, including carpal tunnel syndrome, cubital tunnel syndrome, dupuytren’s…

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  Shahab Mahboubian, MD, QME

Shahab Mahboubian, DO, specializes in orthopaedic surgery and limb lengthening & deformity correction. He received his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from Western University, Pomona, and completed both his internship…

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Plastic Surgery

   Arezou Yaghoubian, MD, QME

Arezou Yaghoubian is a plastic surgeon practicing in the Los Angeles area. Dr. Yaghoubian received her B.S. and M.D. degrees from UCLA. After completing medical school, Dr. Yaghoubian continued her general surgery…

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Podiatry

   Bob Chen, DPM, MSME, QME

Dr. Bob Chen was raised in Houston, Texas and Los Angeles, California. He attended the University of California, Berkeley for his undergraduate studies and attended the California College of Podiatric Medicine…

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   Deborah Chen, DPM, MSME, QME

Dr. Deborah Chen is a podiatric foot and ankle specialist. She was born in Pasadena, California and was raised in Huntington Beach, California. She attended the University of California…

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   Steven Silvers, DPM, QME

Dr. Silvers has specialized in sports medicine and foot surgery for over 25 years. A California native, he was raised in West Los Angeles, graduated from UCLA and received his medical training and degree…

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   Karen Wrubel, DPM, QME

Dr. Karen L. Wrubel is board certified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. She graduated from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Science degree. She received her Doctor of…

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Pain Medicine

  Ripu Arora, MD, QME

Dr. Arora is Board Certified in anesthesiology with a subspecialty in pain management. He is a Diplomate of the American Academy of Pain Management. Dr. Arora attended medical school at Guru Nanak University in India…

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   Shawn Uraine, MD, QME

Born in Southern California, Shawn Uraine completed a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Biology at Pacific Union College before attending Loma Linda University School of Medicine where he received his MD degree in 2008…

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Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

   Venkat Aachi, MD, QME

Dr. Aachi is a Board Certified Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation specialist practicing in San Jose, California.

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Psychiatry

   Arde K. Anoshivani, MD, QME

Dr. Anoshivani is a board certified psychiatrist and addiction medicine specialist who has practiced in Southern California since 1981. For over thirty years, he has also been engaged in various clinical, teaching…

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   Robert Ashley, MD, QME

Dr. Ashley received his BA in philosophy from Harvard University and his M.D. from the University of California, San Diego. He completed his residency training in adult psychiatry at the UCLA…

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   Steven Barnett, MD, QME

Dr. Barnett is Board Certified in both Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine. He received his training at UCLA and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Los Angeles. His practice is currently based at Cottage Hospital…

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   Maged W. Botros, MD, QME

Dr. Botros is Board Certified as a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He attended Cairo University for his medical degree and then entered Cedars Sinai Medical Center for his…

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   Ryan Davis, MD, QME

Dr. Davis graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelors of Science in Bio-Psychology from the University of Michigan and went on to obtain his medical degree from the University of Virginia…

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   Peter Dell, MD, QME

Dr. Dell is a general and forensic psychiatrist based in Santa Monica. After receiving his undergraduate degree from UCLA, he obtained his medical degree from the University of California…

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   Salvador Echeverria, MD, QME

A native of Los Angeles, Dr. Echeverria attended UCLA where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Physiological Science and a minor in Spanish Literature. He attended medical school at UCLA…

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   Eric Levander, MD, MPH, DFAPA, QME

Dr. Levander is a board certified psychiatrist and a Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. Dr. Levander attended medical school at the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine…

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   Carol Kiriakos, MD, QME

I have been working as a private practice psychiatrist in Beverly Hills for over 9 years doing both medication management and therapy covering a wide ranges of diagnoses: Depression, Bipolar Disorder, PTSD…

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   Arsalan Malik, MD, QME

Dr. Malik is a board certified psychiatrist and psychoanalytic therapist in private practice in Santa Monica and Pasadena. He completed his psychiatry residency at the Menninger Clinic and Baylor College…

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   Gregory Marusak, MD, QME

Dr. Marusak, a California native, attended Wayne State Medical School and returned home to train in psychiatry. After completing his training at Harbor/UCLA Medical center, he went on to become…

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   Susan Marusak, MD, QME

Dr. Marusak is a Diplomat of The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. She is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and an Associate Diplomat Research Physician at the…

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   Mahmoud Mohamed, MD, QME

Dr. Mohamed is Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He is licensed in California, West Virginia, Massachusetts, Indiana and Maine. He attended Cairo University School of…

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   Brian Mozaffari, MD, QME

Dr. Mozaffari, board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, graduated from Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Baylor College of Medicine. He also served as an…

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   Rodney Reid, MD, PhD, QME

Dr. Reid is an adult, child & adolescent, and forensic psychiatrist based in Newport Beach. After receiving his undergraduate degree from Westmont College, he earned a PhD in chemistry through the University of..…

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   Edward Spencer, MD, QME

Dr. Spencer is a board certified psychiatrist with a broad clinical interests in the areas of inpatient and outpatient adult psychiatry and psychotherapy. A native Texan, he received his medical degree…

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   Gabor Vari, MD, QME

Dr. Vari is a board certified psychiatrist, published author and co-founder of California Medical Evaluators. He completed medical school at the University of Pennsylvania and his residency…

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   Eric Wexler, MD, PhD, QME

Dr. Wexler is a board-certified psychiatrist and qualified medical examiner, in practice for over 10 years he specializes in psychopharmacology and neuropsychiatry. Prior to entering private practice…

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   Gayane Begoyan, MD, QME

Dr. Begoyan received her medical education at the University of Tartu in Tartu, Estonia. She later completed residency in Psychiatry and a Fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Harbor UCLA Medical Center…

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Psychology

   Irene Fruchtbaum, PhD, QME

I was born in St. Petersburg, Russia (former Soviet Union). I received a master’s degree in psychology from Rostov State University in 1978. In 1984 I immigrated to US, where I proceeded to obtain…

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   Suzette Glasner-Edwards, PhD, QME

Suzette Glasner-Edwards, Ph.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist and a Principal Investigator at UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Programs. She earned her B.A. in psychology from UCLA and her Ph.D. in…

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   Ryan Janis, PsyD, QME

Dr. Janis is a licensed psychologist with over 10 years experience in the mental health field. Dr. Janis has a private practice located in Beverly Hills, and he founded and oversees Downtown Mind Wellness…

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   Patricia Lafferty, PhD, QME

Dr. Lafferty has dedicated her professional life to the competent and skillful psychological assessment and treatment of individuals. She has been in private practice throughout her career. She has taught and…

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   Nicolle Napier-Ionascu, PsyD, QME

Nicolle Ionascu, PsyD is a licensed clinical neuropsychologist who specializes in neurocognitive disorders. After completing her undergraduate education at the University of California at Berkeley…

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   David Narang, PhD, QME

I am a clinical psychologist, licensed for 12 years in California. My practice is in Santa Monica, where I treat a wide range of diagnoses and needs including: Anxiety Disorders, PTSD/Traumatic Anxiety…

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   Mark Oakley, PhD, QME

Dr. Oakley is a licensed clinical psychologist with over 25 years clinical experience and a Full Clinical Professor at the UCLA Department of Psychology. He is the Director of the Center for Cognitive Therapy in…

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   Cliff Sabath, PhD, QME

I grew up in New York and came to California in 1967. I did my undergraduate coursework at UCLA, getting a B.A. in Psychology in 1973. I received my Ph.D. in 1978 at California School of Professional Psychology at…

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   Harmony Satre, PsyD, QME

Dr. Harmony Satre is a Clinical Psychologist, neuropsychologist and Qualified Medical Evaluator. Licensed in both California and Washington State, Dr. Satre has over 10 years of clinical…

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   Ellen Shirman, PsyD, QME

I am a licensed clinical psychologist and board certified in clinical neuropsychology. I have been in private practice since 1994.I see patients with traumatic brain injuries and various neurological and mental health…

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   Marilyn Strada, PhD, QME

Dr. Marilyn Strada is a Clinical Psychologist and a Qualified Medical Examiner, licensed in the State of California. Her areas of expertise include the following: Psychodiagnostic and Neuropsychological…

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   Kari Tervo, PhD, QME

Kari Tervo, PhD is a clinical psychologist, neuropsychologist, and Qualified Medical Evaluator, licensed in the State of California. She has 10 years of post-degree experience, and has been performing…

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   Mary Vigilanti, EDD, QME

Dr. Vigilanti has been a licensed psychologist since 1984. She has worked in a variety of setting, contract positions and in private practice. She has conducted worker’s compensation QME evaluations…

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   Nhung Phan, PsyD, QME

Dr. Nhung Phan is a licensed clinical psychologist with specialization in depression, anxiety, LGBTQ, and psychological testing. Her main theoretical approaches are Cognitive Behavioral Therapy…

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   Aimee Vickers-Sanchez, PhD, QME

Dr. Sanchez, Ph.D., QME is a Licensed Psychologist and Clinical Neuropsychologist who specializes in forensic, psychological, and neuropsychological evaluation of children, adolescents and adults with psychiatric conditions…

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   Meghan Marcum, PsyD, QME

Dr. Meghan Marcum is a QME in psychology (2017) and has been working with injured workers since becoming licensed in 2011. Dr. Marcum also serves as Chief Clinical Officer of Altus Treatment Services in Aliso Viejo, California…

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   Cynthia Neal, PhD, QME

Dr. Cynthia Neal is a licensed psychologist in California (PSY26885) with decades of experience in Forensic psychology. She has served as both an expert witness and as the Primary Treating Physician in medicolegal cases…

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  Justin LaPilusa, PsyD, QME

Dr. LaPilusa is a Qualified Medical Examiner (QME), State of California, experienced in forensic evaluations of adults, injured workers, and personal injury claimants. In addition to his work as a medical evaluator, Dr. LaPilusa has also…

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Rheumatology

   Robert Fisher, MD, QME

I grew up in Detroit, Michigan and attended the University of Michigan undergraduate college and medical school, from which I graduated in 1961. I interned at Sinai Hospital in Detroit…

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Urology

   Leonard Liang, MD, QME

Dr. Liang is a urologist and fellowship trained kidney transplant surgeon. He maintains an active private urologic surgery practice that includes oncology, urinary incontinence, erectile dysfunction, urinary…

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