Melissa Castro

Dr. Melissa Castro

Minneapolis Clinic of Neurology
4225 Golden Valley Rd
Golden Valley , MN 55422
Mobile: 763-321-4548
Office: 763-302-4106
Fax: 763-302-4346
Introduction

Dr. Castro is a board certified neuropsychologist with offices in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She completed a post-doctoral fellowship in clinical neuropsychology at the Mayo Clinic. She has a background in neurosciences and medical training. She has conducted research on the learning and memory underlying maladaptive behaviors including drug addiction and anxiety disorders such as Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). She has a full time clinical practice comprising 80% of her time. She is a SEAK-trained expert and provides IME, expert witness, fitness for duty, disability, medical file review, and consultation services. She is one of the few bilingual Spanish/English neuropsychologists in the Midwest. Areas of expertise include: -Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and concussion. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). -Cross cultural assessment of multilingual and non-English speaking individuals. - Dementia and other neurodegenerative disorders. Dr. Castro is available to travel as her schedule allows.


Areas of Expertise
  • Brain Injury
  • Disability
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Geriatrics
  • Independent Medical Examinations
  • Malingering
  • Neuropsychology
  • Personal Injury
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Psychology
  • Sanity/Competency to Stand Trial
  • Undue Influence

Expert Background
Q: On how many occasions have you been retained as an expert?
A: over 66 as per November 2021
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: since 2017
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: No charge for initial consultation. Once retained: $750/hr for all services including medical review, neuropsychological testing, deposition, and testimony.

References

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