Sanjay Adhia, M.D. Forensic Psychiatrist

Sanjay Adhia, M.D. Forensic Psychiatrist

Sanjay Adhia

5826 New Territory Blvd., Suite 803 Sugar Land, TX 77479

About the Expert

Dr. Adhia is triple Board-Certified in Forensic Psychiatry, Brain Injury Medicine and Psychiatry consulting in civil, criminal and probate cases and testifying as needed. Recent cases include evaluating PTSD in victims of human trafficking, date rape (DFSA), competency where a video fo rape was posted on YouTube by perpetrators, matricide, medical malpractice between treater and patient, toxicity in transplant patient. Dr. Adhia is skilled in diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment plans for anxiety and depression disorders, PTSD, medication, drug, and alcohol addiction. Dr. Adhia has served on the faculties of University of Texas Health and Science Center, University of Texas Medical Branch Department of Psychiatry. In 2019, Dr. Adhia was appointed by the Governor of Texas to the Governor’s Advisory Committee to the Texas Board of Criminal Justice on Offenders with Medical or Mental Impairments. Prior to private practice, Dr. Adhia conducted evaluations and treatment in a maximum security correctional facility requiring his skill in diagnosing and treating severe psychotic disorders and Impulse disorders; he treated psychosis with hallucination and delusional disorders, and schizophrenia. Psychiatric conditions among offenders were often combined with drug and/or alcohol addiction. Dr. Adhia conducts forensic evaluations with Physicians for Human Rights Asylum Network assessing victims of human trafficking, kidnapping, false imprisonment and undue influence. His skill in diagnosing PTSD is an asset in this setting. Dr. Adhia is experienced in institutional standards of care and medical malpractice in hospital and institutional settings with application to private treatment, rehab or senior care.

Areas of Expertise

  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Correctional Healthcare
  • Drug Abuse
  • PTSD - Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Psychiatry
  • Sexual Offenses

Expert's Profile

Dr. Adhia is triple Board-Certified in Forensic Psychiatry, Brain Injury Medicine and Psychiatry consulting and testifying in civil, criminal, military and probate cases. Recent cases include date rape (DFSA), matricide, and medical malpractice between treater and patient, toxicity in transplant patient and evaluating PTSD in victims of human trafficking. Dr. Adhia is skilled in diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment plans for anxiety and depression disorders, PTSD, medication, drug, and alcohol addiction.

Dr. Adhia has served on the faculties of University of Texas Health and Science Center, University of Texas Medical Branch Department of Psychiatry.

In 2019, Dr. Adhia was appointed by the Governor of Texas to the Governor’s Advisory Committee to the Texas Board of Criminal Justice on Offenders with Medical or Mental Impairments.

Prior to private practice, Dr. Adhia conducted evaluations and treatment in a maximum security correctional facility requiring his skill in diagnosing and treating severe psychotic disorders and Impulse disorders; he treated psychosis with hallucination and delusional disorders, and schizophrenia. Psychiatric conditions among offenders were often combined with drug and/or alcohol addiction.

Dr. Adhia conducts forensic evaluations with Physicians for Human Rights Asylum Network assessing victims of human trafficking, kidnapping, false imprisonment and undue influence. His skill in diagnosing PTSD is an asset in this setting.

Dr. Adhia is experienced in institutional standards of care and medical malpractice in hospital and institutional settings with application to private treatment, rehab or senior care.

Personal Achievements

Education

  • Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon (2014)
  • Psychiatry Residency, University of Texas HSC, Houston, Texas (2012)
  • Psychiatry Internship, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas (2009)
  • Doctor of Medicine, Ramaiah Medical College (2004)

Licenses

  • Board-Certified in Brain Injury Medicine, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Certificate #101). (2018)
  • Texas Medical License, Board of Medical Examiners; Q0720
  • Board Certified in Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Certificate #67625), (2014)
  • Board-Certified in Forensic Psychiatry American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Certificate #2127), (2015)

Special Training

  • Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon (2014)
  • Psychiatry Residency, University of Texas HSC, Houston, Texas (2012)
  • Psychiatry Internship, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas (2009)

Organizations

  • American Psychiatric Association
  • American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law
  • Physicians for Human Rights

Honors

  • Psychiatry Residency In-Service (PRITE), Ranked #1, 2010

Publications

  • Naras Bhat, M.D., FACP, Sanjay Adhia, How to Reverse and Prevent Heart Disease and Cancer, 1994

Prior assignments

  • Competency (Competency to Stand Trial)
  • Psychiatric Malpractice (Standard of Care)
  • Medical Malpractice; pharmacology malpractice
  • Criminal Responsibility
  • Immigration Court: Competency to Testify
  • Psychiatric Malpractice, Standard of Care
  • Malpractice (Medication Error)
  • Pre-Emminent Death & Grief
  • Appointed to Texas Governor G. Abbot's "Governor’s Advisory Committee to the Texas Board of Criminal Justice on Offenders with Medical or Mental Impairments."

Percentage of time spent as expert

  • 25%

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Listed in the Following States

Sanjay Adhia, M.D. Forensic Psychiatrist is listed with ExpertPages in the following jurisdictions: All US Regions and States, Canada (all Provinces).