Jeff Sugar, MD

Jeff Sugar, MD

El Segundo, CA

About the Expert

A practicing psychiatrist 30 years, Dr. Sugar is board certified both in child and general psychiatry. He is Past President of the Southern California Society of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and a Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. He is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at USC, and has been an Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at UCLA.

Areas of Expertise

Child Abuse & Neglect
Chronic Physical
Emotional Abuse
Employment Psychiatry
Foster Care
Hospital Sexual Assault
PTSD - Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Pediatric Brain Trauma
Pediatric Psychiatry
Psychiatric Disability
Psychiatric Evaluations
Psychiatric Malpractice
Psychiatric Trauma

Expert's Profile

As the Founding Director of Research at Hathaway Children and Family Services he led a study of the long-term effects of child trauma.

Currently, he is Director, Child Psychiatry Trauma Program and Attending Psychiatrist, Child and Adult Outpatient Clinics, supervising trainees in child and general psychiatry at the University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine. At USC he sees patients, teaches psychiatry and performs research.

Plaintiff and Defense Forensic experience includes reports and/or testimony in both child & adult cases involving:

* Effects of Trauma and Adversity on Child Development
* Chronic Physical, Sexual or Emotional Abuse
* Psychological Trauma in the Workplace
* Date Rape/ Internet Seduction
* Post-traumatic Loss, Grief and Depression
* Psychological Effects of Injury to the Body or Brain
* Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

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