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Assessor Spotlight: Dr. David Prendergast, Psychologist

Posted on August 29th, 2019 by Don Kunkel

Assessor SpotlightAssessMed’s ongoing Assessor Spotlight Series serves to highlight some of the experienced medical professionals we have working with our Canada-wide teams. We take pride in the care with which we choose our assessors, ensuring they are well-credentialed, have current clinical experience, and are in good standing with the respective regulatory bodies. All of our assessors are committed to offering high quality, unbiased, and evidence-based medical reports that reflect our professional values.

Dr. Prendergast’s Experience

Since 1992, Dr. David Prendergast has been the principal owner and operator of Prendergast Psychology Professional Corporation, a psychological assessment, treatment, and consultation service.

Dr. Prendergast has over 35 years of clinical experience, providing psychotherapy and independent assessments and consultations in the areas of disability and personal injury, as well as the provision of medico-legal assessments.

Dr. Prendergast has experience providing assessments in the following areas:

  • post-traumatic stress disorder
  • brain injury and the emotional consequences
  • chronic pain

Dr. David Prendergast is a registered member of the College of Psychologists, as well as a member of the Canadian Psychological Association, the Society for Personality Assessment, the Medico-Legal Society of Toronto, and the Association for Scientific Advancement in Psychological Injury and Law.

Please contact AssessMed for his full CV, sample reports, or for details regarding his availability.


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About Don Kunkel

I am the President of AssessMed, a company that specializes in providing unbiased, evidence-based medical assessments and file reviews. I have over 25 years of experience, and many years of leadership in the insurance industry, working as an insurance adjuster and representative before moving into the Independent Medical Evaluation area in 2001. The continued success of AssessMed relies on our focus and dedication to our clients; adjusters, legal professionals, and HR consultants all of whom have very different requirements. We pride ourselves on our commitment to exceptional customer service to help make the process simpler for every individual involved.

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