Stephen E. Francis, PhD ABN FACPN

Stephen E. Francis, PhD ABN FACPN

Stephen E. Francis, PhD
3756 Grand Ave
Oakland, CA 94610
Office: 415-302-1554
Fax: 510-452-9434

Extensive experience as an expert witness and an independent medical examiner in personal injury and workers' compensation cases.

More than 20 years devoted to the clinical assessment and treatment of chronic pain, emotional disorders including PTSD, and traumatic brain injuries.

A Fellow of the American College of Professional Neuropsychology. Board-Certified Clinical Neuropsychologist by the American Board of Professional Neuropsychology (ABN).

Professional Member of the American Academy of Clinical Neuropsychology and the National Academy of Neuropsychology. A Member of Division 22 (Rehabilitation Psychology) and Division 40 (Neuropsychology) of the American Psychological Association.

Areas of Expertise
  • Brain Injury
  • Disability
  • Fitness for Duty Evaluation
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Independent Medical Examinations
  • Malingering
  • Neurodevelopmental Disorder/Disability
  • Neuropsychology
  • Personal Injury
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Psychology

Expert Background
Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, California Institute of Integral Studies
Post-Doctoral Certificate in Neuropsychology, Fielding Graduate University.
Post-doctoral fellowship in Neuropsychology, Laguna Honda Hospital.
MS Psychology, University of the Pacific
BA Psychology, University of Oregon
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: American Psychological Association (both Rehabilitation Psychology and Neuropsychology),
National Academy of Neuropsychology
Northern California Association of Pain Psychologists
Northern California Neuropsychology Forum
Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: Extensive, please see CV.
Q: Have any of your accreditations ever been investigated, suspended or removed? (if yes, explain)
A: No
Q: On how many occasions have you been retained as an expert?
A: Extensive. Please call for more information.
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: Extensive, please call for more information.
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: 40%
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: 60%
Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: Please call for more information. Dr. Francis has testified more than 30 times and retained as an expert in significantly more cases.
Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: 30+
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: 20
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Consulting
Psychometric (neuropsychological) testing
Independent Medical Examination
Review of records
Reports of findings and opinions
Consultation to attorneys
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: Please call for information.


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