Forensic Addiction & Psychiatric Services, LLC

Forensic Addiction & Psychiatric Services, LLC

Shannon Miller, M.D., FASAM, FAPA

9891 Montgomery Road, #245 Cincinnati, OH 45242

About the Expert

Board Certified in both Psychiatry, Addiction Medicine. FREE INITIAL CONSULTATION. Clinically active, wide forensic experience. Co-Editor, Journal of Addiction Medicine; Co-Editor, Principles of Addiction Medicine (textbook); Co-Editor/Author, Practice Guidelines for Substance Use Disorders, Department of Veterans Affairs/Department of Defense. Court-deemed “expert” in Addiction Medicine, Psychiatry, Drug Testing, Gambling Addiction, Cough Medicine Abuse, etc.

Areas of Expertise

  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Drug Abuse

Expert's Profile

Dr. Miller provides forensic consultation services to the legal community on all issues relating to alcohol or drug use, addiction, all related behaviors (including gambling, sexual addiction, etc.), drug testing, addiction medicine, psychiatry, as well as the often intertwining legal issues (intoxication, cognitive effects of drugs, wrongful death, murder, child custody, acquaintance rape, product liability, malpractice, prescription medication abuse, etc.)

• Excellence in communicating the interplay between the law, brain science, and the art of clinical medicine
• Consultation provided for both sides of the bar, and in all civil and criminal matters
• Active clinical practitioner, very broadly experienced

SERVICES: Forensic consultation
- Addiction/abuse of drugs, gambling, alcohol, sex, cough medicine
- Drug testing, all addiction medicine/addiction psychiatry issues

• Board Certification in Addiction Medicine, American Board of Addiction Medicine
• Board Certification in Psychiatry, American Psychiatric Association
• Certification in Buprenorphine, Center for Substance Abuse Treatment/Drug Enforcement Agency
• Fellow, American Psychiatric Association
• Fellow, American Society of Addiction Medicine
• Medical school faculty appointment maintained throughout career
• Licensed to practice medicine

• Clinically active and experienced: detoxification, rehabilitation, dual-diagnosis, correctional, Methadone maintenance, Buprenorphine, chronic pain & addiction, drug testing, psychiatry, impaired providers, gambling addiction, sexual addiction, all areas addiction medicine
• Co-Editor, Journal of Addiction Medicine, the official peer-reviewed medical journal for one of the world’s largest addiction medicine societies
• Co-Editor, Principles of Addiction Medicine, 4th Edition; the official textbook of the American Society of Addiction Medicine
• Co-Editor, Clinical Practice Guideline for the Management of Substance Use Disorders, Department of Veterans Affairs & Department of Defense
• Co-Author, Clinical Practice Guideline for the Management of Opiate Therapy in Chronic Pain, Department of Veterans Affairs & Department of Defense
• Senior Research Physician/Lieutenant Colonel, Human Performance Wing, the United States Air Force Research Lab
• Ranked in the top 1-2% among all psychiatry resident physicians-in-training in the United States
• Earned honors distinctions in undergraduate and graduate education
• Awarded full academic scholarships in physics, pre-medicine, and medicine

• 15 years clinical experience as an addiction specialty physician providing direct patient care services
• Previously deemed by the courts as an expert witness for the following issues: addiction medicine, psychiatry, drug testing, gambling addiction, cough medicine abuse, and for a variety of drugs of abuse and related issues.
• Chief, Department of Defense Tri-Service Addiction Recovery Center, Washington, DC
• Roughly 40 medical publications, peer-reviewed
• Co-Chair, Review Course in Addiction Medicine, American Society of Addiction Medicine
• "Best Practice Award” for clinical service design, delivery; United States Air Force Inspector General, Health Services Inspection
• Director, multiple physician training programs relating to psychiatry and addiction
• Co-Chair, State of the Art Course in Addiction Medicine, American Society of Addiction Medicine
• Repeatedly selected into “America’s Top Psychiatrists,” Consumers’ Research Council of America
• Opinions sought by Dateline NBC News, Pravda, U.S. News & World Report, and other world media
• Previously retained as an expert witness throughout the USA & Europe

Communication Skills:
• Experience being deposed and testifying in a variety of court settings
• Multiple “Teacher of the Year” awards at multiple medical schools
• Skilled in communicating complicated issues to the layperson
• Prompt in following up with your firm

Law firms: Please contact Dr. Miller to discuss your case. He will carefully listen to your case information and related questions, and provide feedback. He will be frank regarding his observations, and whether or not there is goodness of fit.

Updated CV available at:

Personal Achievements


  • Air Command and Staff College
  • (Correspondence), Air University, Maxwell Air Force Base, AL
  • United States Air Force, 1999-2000
  • Residency Training in Psychiatry
  • Wright Patterson Regional USAF Medical Center /Wright State University
  • Wright Patterson Air Force Base (AFB), OH, 1992-1996
  • M.D., The Ohio State University College of Medicine
  • Columbus, OH, 1988-1992
  • B.S., Otterbein College
  • Westerville, OH
  • Major: Life Sciences, Minor: Chemistry
  • Summa Cum Laude/Valedictorian, 1984-1988

Listed in the Following States

Forensic Addiction & Psychiatric Services, LLC is listed with ExpertPages in the following jurisdictions: All US Regions and States, Canada (all Provinces).