Pervasive Developmental Disorders and PTSD:
Dr. Jeanette E. Cueva

Dr. Jeanette Eulalia Cueva, M.D.

Dr. Cueva possesses over 10 years’ experience providing Forensic Evaluations in courts of law and administrative hearings. She has been called on to testify in criminal cases, family law cases and civil cases in her particular areas of expertise: Pervasive Developmental Disorders, including Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome, as well as PTSD and ADHD.

As a Forensic Consultant, Dr. Cueva is equipped to undertake the following responsibilities:

  • Review and evaluate all pertinent records
  • Conduct psychiatric interviews
  • Draft written reports with diagnoses, opinions and medical conclusions
  • Prepare and organize the production of demonstrative evidence
  • Provide expert testimony at deposition and trial

Whether in an administrative hearing or adversarial environment, Dr. Cueva expresses her findings and assessments simply and clearly, explaining concepts in language easily understandable to the layperson, and testifying in a direct, straightforward manner. Her vast knowledge and skills as an insightful, ethical psychiatrist make her an invaluable resource to courts of law or other fact finders in arriving at a just and correct decision.

PTSD is characterized by the reexperiencing of an extremely traumatic event accompanied by symptoms of increased arousal and by avoidance of similar behavior patterns associated with the trauma. ADHD is characterized by prominent symptoms of inattention and/or hyperactivity and impulsivity.

Dr. Cueva applies her knowledge and expertise to analyze and produce medical evidence to support her opinions and conclusions.

To inquire about Dr. Cueva’s availability for Forensic Evaluations, contact her by phone at 212.685.5373, or by email at