Dr. LaPilusa is a Qualified Medical Examiner (QME), State of California, experienced in forensic evaluations of adults, injured workers, and personal injury claimants. Dr. LaPilusa provides the following evaluations:JL wsuit and glasses both hands in pockets

  • Comprehensive Psychiatric Evaluations (IME)
  • Agreed Medical Evaluations (AME)
  • Panel, Applicant, and Defense Qualified Medical Exams
  • Comprehensive Psychological Consultations

Dr. LaPilusa’s primary area of specialization is medical-legal cases in psychology addressing the following issues:

  • Trauma
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Chronic pain
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • General Labor/Employment
  • Secondary gains/Malingering
  • Assessment of cause of injury, need for treatment, and impairment rating
  • Hostile work environment


In addition to the above named services, Dr. LaPilusa also provides pre-employment second appeal evaluations for law enforcement.

His main offices are located in the Bankers Hill and Mission Valley sections of San Diego, CA. He also conducts evaluations in the greater Los Angeles area, Chula Vista, El Cajon, and Temecula.