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Dr. C.J. Abraham - Scientific Advisory Services, Ltd.
Great Neck, New York
3 Baker Hill Road, 11023


Contact:  Dr. C. J. Abraham, P.E.
http://www.scientificadvisory.com/cv.html
516-482-5374 Or Toll Free
cjabraham1@aol.com
3 Baker Hill Road
Great Neck, New York 11023

Contact:  Dr. C. J. Abraham, P.E.
http://www.scientificadvisory.com/cv.html
516-482-5374
cjabraham1@aol.com

Dr. C.J. Abraham's CV

 

~Over 40 Years of International Experience Consulting to Insurance Companies, Municipalities, Government Agencies, and the Legal Profession in Personal Injury & Product Liability Cases. In Addition, Consultation and Participation in More than 5,000 Matters involving Human Factors, Safety, Personal Injury & Product Liability for Plaintiffs, Defendants, Private Industry, Insurance Companies, Municipalities, and Government Agencies.~
Information:  
Accident Reconstruction,  ADA,  Allergy,  Amusement Parks,  Analysis,  ANSI Standards,  Apparel,  Asbestos,  Biomedical and Biomechanical Injury Analysis,  Brain Damage Injury,  Chemistry,  Construction Safety,  Consumer Products,  Dangerousness,  Engineering,  Fire and Explosions,  Flammable Fabrics,  Hazardous Materials,  Head Injury,  Household Industrial Products,  Human Factors,  Industrial Accidents,  Industrial Hygiene,  Labels and Warnings,  OSHA,  Park and Playground Accidents,  Personal Injury,  Product Liability,  Risk Assessment,  Safety,  Safety Engineering,  Safety Occupational,  Slip, Trip, and Fall,  Sports and Recreation,  Swimming Pools,  Toxic Exposures,  Toy Safety Design, 


Dr. C.J. Abraham's CV

 

~Over 40 Years of International Experience Consulting to Insurance Companies, Municipalities, Government Agencies, and the Legal Profession in Personal Injury & Product Liability Cases. In Addition, Consultation and Participation in More than 5,000 Matters involving Human Factors, Safety, Personal Injury & Product Liability for Plaintiffs, Defendants, Private Industry, Insurance Companies, Municipalities, and Government Agencies.~

Michael J. Perrotti, Ph.D., Inc. Clinical & Forensic Psychology Expert
Brea, California
3 Point Drive Ste 303, 92821


Contact:  Dr Perrotti
www.drmichaelperrotti.com
714-528-0100 Or Toll Free
forensicpsychdoc@sbcglobal.net
Clinical & Forensic Psychology Expert
3 Point Drive Ste 303
Brea, California 92821

Contact:  Dr Perrotti
www.drmichaelperrotti.com
714-528-0100
forensicpsychdoc@sbcglobal.net

PUBLISHED ARTICLES by Dr. Michael J. Perotti, PhD
 

Michael J. Perrotti, Ph.D., Inc. is a forensic psychology practice offering expertise and 30 years of experience to consumers and to the courts' counsel including civil, prosecution, defense counsel, family court and the US Government.: •ASSISTANCE TO FAMILY LAW COUNSEL •ASSISTANCE TO PROSECUTION AND DEFENSE •SERVICES FOR JUVENILE COUNSEL •PRE-SENTENCE EVALUATION •CONSULTATION TO PLAINTIFF & DEFENSE COUNSEL IN CIVIL MATTERS The goal of every evaluation is to accurately and comprehensively address the referral questions of the client and attorney-client. An applied research model is used in which findings of evaluations are based on contemporary research and sophisticated psychological procedures, methods and tests. A timely completion turnaround of services with due diligence to trial dates is offered. Dr. Perrotti provides professional, visual presentations (for example, Power Point or exhibits) of evaluation findings to juries on counsel's behalf. The goal is to reduce psychological jargon to plain English that is easily comprehended by the lay person. Dr. Perrotti's reports are frequently used as settlement tools in disputed issues. Dr. Perrotti also has been instrumental in obtaining new trials in criminal matters. As a neuropsychologist, Dr. Perrotti evaluates the relationship of head injuries to criminal intent and provides expert testimony on interactive effects of medications, psychotropic drugs & alcohol. Dr. Perrotti has extensive experience in evaluating the effects of trauma on individuals. Dr. Perrotti was an assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California (2005-2006). Dr. Perrotti also contributes to the profession as an expert witness for the State of California Department of Consumer Affairs, Enforcement Division, Board of Behavioral Science Examiners and is a government expert on disability for the Social Security Administration, Office of Hearings & Appeals as well as the US Department of Health & Human Services. Dr. Perrotti possesses specialized training and expertise in the area of assessment of sexual deviation and evaluation of child sexual abuse allegations. His training and experience and use of the Abel Assessment of Sexual Interest Computerized Test from the Abel Center in Atlanta, Georgia, enables him to add a state-of-the-art sophisticated tool for the evaluation of sexual offending. Dr. Perrotti also works in conjunction with a colleague who consults with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department and does research on various types of sex offenders. Because of Dr. Perrotti's extensive training and experience in psychological testing and in specialized areas, such as evaluation of sexual deviance and evaluation of allegations of sexual molestation, Dr. Perrotti is accustomed to providing a second-opinion psychological evaluation in Superior Court Family Law Division. The office of Michael J. Perrotti, Ph.D., Inc. is located in the city of Yorba Linda in Orange County, California. Dr. Perrotti routinely consults on cases before the federal district and county courthouses in Orange, Los Angeles, Riverside, San Bernardino and San Diego. He has consulted for legal counsel, courts and public agencies throughout the State of California, including recent assignments in Kern, Contra Costa, Ventura, Sacramento and Yolo counties. He is a medical expert in the US Government office of Disability Adjudication & Review as well as the US Department of Health & Human Services.
Information:  
Behavioral Neurology,  Brain Damage Injury,  Eyewitness Testimony,  False Accusations,  Forensic Psychology,  Head Injury,  Neurology,  Neuropsychology,  Psychology,  Sexual Abuse, 



PUBLISHED ARTICLES by Dr. Michael J. Perotti, PhD
 

Michael J. Perrotti, Ph.D., Inc. is a forensic psychology practice offering expertise and 30 years of experience to consumers and to the courts' counsel including civil, prosecution, defense counsel, family court and the US Government.: •ASSISTANCE TO FAMILY LAW COUNSEL •ASSISTANCE TO PROSECUTION AND DEFENSE •SERVICES FOR JUVENILE COUNSEL •PRE-SENTENCE EVALUATION •CONSULTATION TO PLAINTIFF & DEFENSE COUNSEL IN CIVIL MATTERS The goal of every evaluation is to accurately and comprehensively address the referral questions of the client and attorney-client. An applied research model is used in which findings of evaluations are based on contemporary research and sophisticated psychological procedures, methods and tests. A timely completion turnaround of services with due diligence to trial dates is offered. Dr. Perrotti provides professional, visual presentations (for example, Power Point or exhibits) of evaluation findings to juries on counsel's behalf. The goal is to reduce psychological jargon to plain English that is easily comprehended by the lay person. Dr. Perrotti's reports are frequently used as settlement tools in disputed issues. Dr. Perrotti also has been instrumental in obtaining new trials in criminal matters. As a neuropsychologist, Dr. Perrotti evaluates the relationship of head injuries to criminal intent and provides expert testimony on interactive effects of medications, psychotropic drugs & alcohol. Dr. Perrotti has extensive experience in evaluating the effects of trauma on individuals. Dr. Perrotti was an assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California (2005-2006). Dr. Perrotti also contributes to the profession as an expert witness for the State of California Department of Consumer Affairs, Enforcement Division, Board of Behavioral Science Examiners and is a government expert on disability for the Social Security Administration, Office of Hearings & Appeals as well as the US Department of Health & Human Services. Dr. Perrotti possesses specialized training and expertise in the area of assessment of sexual deviation and evaluation of child sexual abuse allegations. His training and experience and use of the Abel Assessment of Sexual Interest Computerized Test from the Abel Center in Atlanta, Georgia, enables him to add a state-of-the-art sophisticated tool for the evaluation of sexual offending. Dr. Perrotti also works in conjunction with a colleague who consults with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department and does research on various types of sex offenders. Because of Dr. Perrotti's extensive training and experience in psychological testing and in specialized areas, such as evaluation of sexual deviance and evaluation of allegations of sexual molestation, Dr. Perrotti is accustomed to providing a second-opinion psychological evaluation in Superior Court Family Law Division. The office of Michael J. Perrotti, Ph.D., Inc. is located in the city of Yorba Linda in Orange County, California. Dr. Perrotti routinely consults on cases before the federal district and county courthouses in Orange, Los Angeles, Riverside, San Bernardino and San Diego. He has consulted for legal counsel, courts and public agencies throughout the State of California, including recent assignments in Kern, Contra Costa, Ventura, Sacramento and Yolo counties. He is a medical expert in the US Government office of Disability Adjudication & Review as well as the US Department of Health & Human Services.

Dianne Simmons Grab MA, CCM, CDMS, CLCP Simmons Grab & Associates, LLC
Ridgewood, New Jersey
246 Highwood Avenue, 07450


Contact:  Dianne Simmons
www.theSGAssociates.com
201-670-9156 Or Toll Free
diannecsg@theSGassociates.com
Simmons Grab & Associates, LLC
246 Highwood Avenue
Ridgewood, New Jersey 07450

Contact:  Dianne Simmons
www.theSGAssociates.com
201-670-9156
diannecsg@theSGassociates.com
Dianne holds a Master of Arts in Psychology from the Montclair State College. Dianne is a Certified Case Manager, Certified Disability Management Specialist and a Certified Life Care Planner through MediPro Seminars, LLC and the University of Florida. Dianne has been providing rehabilitation services for over 28 years with a focus on individuals with brain injuries for the past 16 years. Dianne’s brain injury experience is invaluable since people with brain injuries come with many other diagnosis; some of the more frequent diagnosis are orthopedic, paralysis, burns, behavior and amputations. With this experience Dianne founded Simmons Grab & Associates in 2005. Simmons Grab & Associates LLC is a group of forensic consultants with courtroom experience specializing in Future Medical Costs / Services through life expectancy in light of injuries / impairments (Life Care Planning)and Vocational Evaluations to determine a persons capacity for employment, and if deemed employable, identify jobs they can perform, how many jobs exist in the area, and the salary ranges. Our corporate headquarters is located in Ridgewood, New Jersey; with secondary locations in Columbus, Ohio & Waterville Valley, NH. Administrative office: 875 Lincoln Ave, Glen Rock NJ 07452
Information:  
Brain Damage Injury,  Economic Damages,  Head Injury,  Life Care Planning,  Medical Malpractice,  Vocational Rehabilitation, 


Dianne holds a Master of Arts in Psychology from the Montclair State College. Dianne is a Certified Case Manager, Certified Disability Management Specialist and a Certified Life Care Planner through MediPro Seminars, LLC and the University of Florida. Dianne has been providing rehabilitation services for over 28 years with a focus on individuals with brain injuries for the past 16 years. Dianne’s brain injury experience is invaluable since people with brain injuries come with many other diagnosis; some of the more frequent diagnosis are orthopedic, paralysis, burns, behavior and amputations. With this experience Dianne founded Simmons Grab & Associates in 2005. Simmons Grab & Associates LLC is a group of forensic consultants with courtroom experience specializing in Future Medical Costs / Services through life expectancy in light of injuries / impairments (Life Care Planning)and Vocational Evaluations to determine a persons capacity for employment, and if deemed employable, identify jobs they can perform, how many jobs exist in the area, and the salary ranges. Our corporate headquarters is located in Ridgewood, New Jersey; with secondary locations in Columbus, Ohio & Waterville Valley, NH. Administrative office: 875 Lincoln Ave, Glen Rock NJ 07452

Pacific Neuropsychiatric Institute Professor Vernon Neppe MD, PhD(Med), FRSSAf, DFAPA, BN&NP-17, FFPsych(SA), FCPsych, FRCPC-10, MMed(Psych), DABPN, DPCP(ECA), DSPE, FAPA, DACFM, DABFE, DABPS, FACFE, MB, BCh, DPsM, BA
Seattle, Washington
6300 Ninth Avenue NE, Suite 353, 98115


Contact:  Professor Vernon Neppe MD
http://www.vernonneppe.org/forensic.php
206-527-6289 Or Toll Free
psyche@pni.org
Professor Vernon Neppe MD, PhD(Med), FRSSAf, DFAPA, BN&NP-17, FFPsych(SA), FCPsych, FRCPC-10, MMed(Psych), DABPN, DPCP(ECA), DSPE, FAPA, DACFM, DABFE, DABPS, FACFE, MB, BCh, DPsM, BA
6300 Ninth Avenue NE, Suite 353
Seattle, Washington 98115

Contact:  Professor Vernon Neppe MD
http://www.vernonneppe.org/forensic.php
206-527-6289
psyche@pni.org
Professor Vernon M Neppe MD, PhD(Med), FRSSAf, DFAPA, BN&NP-17, FFPsych(SA), FCPsych, FRCPC-10, MMed(Psych), DABPN, DPCP(ECA), DSPE, FAPA, DACFM, DABFE, DABPS, FACFE, MB, BCh, DPsM, BA is Director, Pacific Neuropsychiatric Institute (PNI), Seattle, WA & (Adj) Prof, SLU, St Louis.
He is a Internationally renowned neuropsychiatrist, behavioral neurologist, psychopharmacologist, psychiatrist, epileptologist / seizures, in-demand communicator, civil forensic expert (defense or plaintiff), peer-respected clinician, consciousness researcher, extensively published academic (>700 publications including abstracts and those in press), book-author (10 plus books) and incisive thinker, recipient of international awards, Professor Vernon M Neppe MD,PhD(Med), FRSSAf, DFAPA, BN&NP-17, FFPsych(SA), FCPsych, FRCPC-10, MMed(Psych), DABPN, DPCP(ECA), DSPE, FAPA, DACFM, DABFE, DABPS, FACFE, MB, BCh, DPsM, BABoard Sub-specialty UCNS (Behavioral Neurology / Neuropsychiatry ABPN (BC Psychiatry, sub-specialty Forensic Psychiatry -04 Geriatric Psychiatry-11), DPsM (with Neurology / Psychiatry), DSPE, DABFM, DABFE, DABPS (Psychopharmacology), FACFE, LMACFE, FCPsych, MB, BCh,, BA, FRCPC-10, is one of the most highly qualified medical experts in the USA. Used nationally and internationally, at all levels of cases (early on to rebuttal), he prefers civil medicolegal expert work, attempting to equalize defense and plaintiff cases.
For further information, please view www.pni.org/forensics as well as www.pni.org, brainovage.com (books), VernonNeppe.org (gateway), VernonNeppe.com (research) & ECAO.us (creativity) .
Information:  
Behavioral Neurology,  Brain Damage Injury,  Epileptology,  Head Injury,  Movement Disorders,  Neurology,  Neuropsychiatry,  Neuropsychology,  Nutrition,  Patents,  Personal Injury,  Pharmacology,  Psychiatric Malpractice,  Psychiatric Medicine,  Psychopharmacology,  Standard Practice (Suicide),  Suicide, 


Professor Vernon M Neppe MD, PhD(Med), FRSSAf, DFAPA, BN&NP-17, FFPsych(SA), FCPsych, FRCPC-10, MMed(Psych), DABPN, DPCP(ECA), DSPE, FAPA, DACFM, DABFE, DABPS, FACFE, MB, BCh, DPsM, BA is Director, Pacific Neuropsychiatric Institute (PNI), Seattle, WA & (Adj) Prof, SLU, St Louis.
He is a Internationally renowned neuropsychiatrist, behavioral neurologist, psychopharmacologist, psychiatrist, epileptologist / seizures, in-demand communicator, civil forensic expert (defense or plaintiff), peer-respected clinician, consciousness researcher, extensively published academic (>700 publications including abstracts and those in press), book-author (10 plus books) and incisive thinker, recipient of international awards, Professor Vernon M Neppe MD,PhD(Med), FRSSAf, DFAPA, BN&NP-17, FFPsych(SA), FCPsych, FRCPC-10, MMed(Psych), DABPN, DPCP(ECA), DSPE, FAPA, DACFM, DABFE, DABPS, FACFE, MB, BCh, DPsM, BABoard Sub-specialty UCNS (Behavioral Neurology / Neuropsychiatry ABPN (BC Psychiatry, sub-specialty Forensic Psychiatry -04 Geriatric Psychiatry-11), DPsM (with Neurology / Psychiatry), DSPE, DABFM, DABFE, DABPS (Psychopharmacology), FACFE, LMACFE, FCPsych, MB, BCh,, BA, FRCPC-10, is one of the most highly qualified medical experts in the USA. Used nationally and internationally, at all levels of cases (early on to rebuttal), he prefers civil medicolegal expert work, attempting to equalize defense and plaintiff cases.
For further information, please view www.pni.org/forensics as well as www.pni.org, brainovage.com (books), VernonNeppe.org (gateway), VernonNeppe.com (research) & ECAO.us (creativity) .

Epexegesis, Inc. - Thomas Ptak
Baltimore, Maryland
511 West Pratt St #1401, 21201


Contact:  Thomas Ptak, MD, PhD
Epexegesis, Inc. WEBSITE
617-584-5275 Or Toll Free
tomptakmd@gmail.com
511 West Pratt St #1401
Baltimore, Maryland 21201

Contact:  Thomas Ptak, MD, PhD
Epexegesis, Inc. WEBSITE
617-584-5275
tomptakmd@gmail.com
Dr. Ptak is an Emergency Radiologist with additional qualification in Neuroradiology providing litigation review services since 2003. Dr. Ptak is board certified in both Diagnostic Radiology and Neuroradiology and is a Fellow of the American Society of Emergency Radiology. He maintains an active practice as an emergency neuroradiologist in a busy urban academic medical center emergency department in Boston MA. His goal is to provide a fair, accurate and complete review of diagnostic imaging and imaging services in all cases, with an emphasis on those involving trauma and acute presentation, especially of the brain and spine. A complete CV is available on request.
Information:  
Brain Damage Injury,  Head Injury,  Medical Malpractice,  Radiology,  Spinal Injury, 


Dr. Ptak is an Emergency Radiologist with additional qualification in Neuroradiology providing litigation review services since 2003. Dr. Ptak is board certified in both Diagnostic Radiology and Neuroradiology and is a Fellow of the American Society of Emergency Radiology. He maintains an active practice as an emergency neuroradiologist in a busy urban academic medical center emergency department in Boston MA. His goal is to provide a fair, accurate and complete review of diagnostic imaging and imaging services in all cases, with an emphasis on those involving trauma and acute presentation, especially of the brain and spine. A complete CV is available on request.

Dr. Galina Nikolskaya, MD
West Hollywood, California
8605 Santa Monica Blvd., #16989, 90069-4109


Contact:  Dr. Galina Nikolskaya, MD
http://expedientmedicolegal.com/
888-720-2552 Or Toll Free
expert@expedientmedicolegal.com
8605 Santa Monica Blvd., #16989
West Hollywood, California 90069-4109

Contact:  Dr. Galina Nikolskaya, MD
http://expedientmedicolegal.com/
888-720-2552
expert@expedientmedicolegal.com

Galina Nikolskaya's CV

 

Dr.Galina Nikolskaya, MD, Board Certified by APBN in Neurology, received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology, Magna Cum Laude, from Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland Ohio in 2005. She won the RuzzellM.Lawall Prize for excellence in biology in 2005 and a supplementary instructor leader achievement award for her contributions teaching undergraduate students college level physics and organic chemistry from 2003-2005 as a supplementary instructor.

She received her medical degree in 2010 from Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, Dayton OH. As a medical student she received honors for her outstanding clinical performance during both internal and external neurology clinical clerkships. She did her internship year in internal medicine at St Mary Medical Center in Long Beach, CA in 2010 where she was recognized as a top 5 resident in critical care rotation and excelled in her neurological clinical rotation.

She became licensed to practice medicine in CA in 12/2011 and maintains an active CA medical license.

Dr. Nikolskaya completed her residency in neurology at the University of California San Diego in 2015. During her residency she developed an additional interest in the various headache disorders and movement disorders and was trained by accomplished experts in the field providing care at the Headache Center of South California and the UCSD Movement Disorder Center designated as the Center of Excellence. She attended movement disorders conferences to expand her level of knowledge. She co-authored a review article on glossopharyngeal neuralgia (cranial nerve 9) during her residency. She taught medical students rotating with her during their clinical neurology clerkships at 3 different hospitals and received feedback that medical students considered her a great teacher. After residency she completed an ACGME accredited clinical neurophysiology (CNP) fellowship at Harbor-UCLA in 2016 where she became skilled in electrodiagnostics including electroencephalography, electromyography, nerve conduction studies. During her fellowship she acquired additional clinical expertise in neuromuscular disorders, headache and epilepsy evaluating and treating patients in subspeciality neurology clinics. She also attended a botox clinic run by a movement disorder specialist and learned botulinum toxin injections of various neurological conditions. Throughout her fellowship, she supervised residents and medical students in their continuity clinic. She educated residents and medical students on numerous diseases of the nervous system during their clinical time. During scheduled didactic noon conferences, she gave one hour lectures on neurological disorders. In 8/2016 she became an adjunct neurologist at Harbor-UCLA medical center and remains an active member. She became ABPN board certified in Neurology during her CNP fellowship in 9/2015. She went into private clinical practice right after her fellowship, working for Neuromedical Diagnostic group until 7/2016. In 8/2016 Dr.Nikolskaya was invited to join another group, Southland Neurologic Institute, where she continues her active clinical practice and manages a wide spectrum of neurological diseases and applies her expertise in clinical neurophysiology and in botulinum toxin injections. She was recognized as Top 1 Neurologist in the Orange Country Region during a Spring 2017 HealthTap Best Doctor competition. In her clinical private practice she consistently receives the highest patient satisfaction feedback and frequently gets referrals for a second opinion. In 8/2017, she founded and became a president and a neurologist of a GNQNC.INC, a neurological care company where, using website myneuro.care, she offers increased access to a neurological expertise by providing timely high quality comprehensive second opinion consultations outside of regular work hours with an option for tele-consults.

She came across medical legal work in 9/2017 when some of her patients confided in her about their medical legal struggles after having been injured at work or at the hospital. She recognized that in addition to being her patient’s physician, she can broaden her service of the community by providing quality expert opinions as an expert witness, performing thorough independent neurological examinations and writing effective reports as an expert witness, as well as an independent, an agreed upon, or a qualified medical examiner. These areas of medicine require physicians that are honest, articulate, have excellent communication skills, thorough, observant, and can be precise in opinions, all of the qualities for which patients have praised Dr.Nikolskaya as their neurologist. Her teaching background gave her a skill of effective explaining of complex and technical issues, a skill vital for an expert witness to educate both a judge and a jury.

Dr. Nikolskaya is available to review medical records, discuss and write up her opinions, and testify at deposition and trial. She has reviewed cases pertaining to personal and work injury, medical malpractice and negligence cases. Dr. Nikolskaya has been retained as an expert witness in an anoxic brain injury case and is scheduled to testify at trial as an expert witness in neurology

Her Medical Legal Specialty Focus includes: medical malpractice and negligence in neurology, epilepsy, headaches, cranial neuralgias, complex sympathetic dystrophy, concussions, whiplash, peripheral nerve injury, thoracic outlet syndrome, traumatic brain injury, parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, neck, lower back and spinal cord injuries, hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy, muscle diseases.
Information:  
Brain Damage Injury,  Head Injury,  Movement Disorders,  Neurology,  Stroke, 


Galina Nikolskaya's CV

 

Dr.Galina Nikolskaya, MD, Board Certified by APBN in Neurology, received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology, Magna Cum Laude, from Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland Ohio in 2005. She won the RuzzellM.Lawall Prize for excellence in biology in 2005 and a supplementary instructor leader achievement award for her contributions teaching undergraduate students college level physics and organic chemistry from 2003-2005 as a supplementary instructor.

She received her medical degree in 2010 from Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, Dayton OH. As a medical student she received honors for her outstanding clinical performance during both internal and external neurology clinical clerkships. She did her internship year in internal medicine at St Mary Medical Center in Long Beach, CA in 2010 where she was recognized as a top 5 resident in critical care rotation and excelled in her neurological clinical rotation.

She became licensed to practice medicine in CA in 12/2011 and maintains an active CA medical license.

Dr. Nikolskaya completed her residency in neurology at the University of California San Diego in 2015. During her residency she developed an additional interest in the various headache disorders and movement disorders and was trained by accomplished experts in the field providing care at the Headache Center of South California and the UCSD Movement Disorder Center designated as the Center of Excellence. She attended movement disorders conferences to expand her level of knowledge. She co-authored a review article on glossopharyngeal neuralgia (cranial nerve 9) during her residency. She taught medical students rotating with her during their clinical neurology clerkships at 3 different hospitals and received feedback that medical students considered her a great teacher. After residency she completed an ACGME accredited clinical neurophysiology (CNP) fellowship at Harbor-UCLA in 2016 where she became skilled in electrodiagnostics including electroencephalography, electromyography, nerve conduction studies. During her fellowship she acquired additional clinical expertise in neuromuscular disorders, headache and epilepsy evaluating and treating patients in subspeciality neurology clinics. She also attended a botox clinic run by a movement disorder specialist and learned botulinum toxin injections of various neurological conditions. Throughout her fellowship, she supervised residents and medical students in their continuity clinic. She educated residents and medical students on numerous diseases of the nervous system during their clinical time. During scheduled didactic noon conferences, she gave one hour lectures on neurological disorders. In 8/2016 she became an adjunct neurologist at Harbor-UCLA medical center and remains an active member. She became ABPN board certified in Neurology during her CNP fellowship in 9/2015. She went into private clinical practice right after her fellowship, working for Neuromedical Diagnostic group until 7/2016. In 8/2016 Dr.Nikolskaya was invited to join another group, Southland Neurologic Institute, where she continues her active clinical practice and manages a wide spectrum of neurological diseases and applies her expertise in clinical neurophysiology and in botulinum toxin injections. She was recognized as Top 1 Neurologist in the Orange Country Region during a Spring 2017 HealthTap Best Doctor competition. In her clinical private practice she consistently receives the highest patient satisfaction feedback and frequently gets referrals for a second opinion. In 8/2017, she founded and became a president and a neurologist of a GNQNC.INC, a neurological care company where, using website myneuro.care, she offers increased access to a neurological expertise by providing timely high quality comprehensive second opinion consultations outside of regular work hours with an option for tele-consults.

She came across medical legal work in 9/2017 when some of her patients confided in her about their medical legal struggles after having been injured at work or at the hospital. She recognized that in addition to being her patient’s physician, she can broaden her service of the community by providing quality expert opinions as an expert witness, performing thorough independent neurological examinations and writing effective reports as an expert witness, as well as an independent, an agreed upon, or a qualified medical examiner. These areas of medicine require physicians that are honest, articulate, have excellent communication skills, thorough, observant, and can be precise in opinions, all of the qualities for which patients have praised Dr.Nikolskaya as their neurologist. Her teaching background gave her a skill of effective explaining of complex and technical issues, a skill vital for an expert witness to educate both a judge and a jury.

Dr. Nikolskaya is available to review medical records, discuss and write up her opinions, and testify at deposition and trial. She has reviewed cases pertaining to personal and work injury, medical malpractice and negligence cases. Dr. Nikolskaya has been retained as an expert witness in an anoxic brain injury case and is scheduled to testify at trial as an expert witness in neurology

Her Medical Legal Specialty Focus includes: medical malpractice and negligence in neurology, epilepsy, headaches, cranial neuralgias, complex sympathetic dystrophy, concussions, whiplash, peripheral nerve injury, thoracic outlet syndrome, traumatic brain injury, parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, neck, lower back and spinal cord injuries, hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy, muscle diseases.