Psychiatry Expert Witnesses and Consultants
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Experts in the medical study, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of mental illness. Specialties can include child, adolescent and adult psychiatric disorders, fitness for duty, forensic psychiatry, neuropsychiatry, insanity and psychiatric malpractice.
The listings below are all Psychiatry expert witnesses and consultants.
Featured ListingsGeneral and Forensic Psychiatry
Pogos H. Voskanian, MD
Board-certified in Psychiatry and Forensic Psychiatry. Forensic Psychiatric Evaluations, Consultations, and Expert Testimony. Civil and Criminal. Plaintiff or Defense.
Gloria M. Kardong, MD, DFAPA
Medical Expert Witness, Psychiatry
Palo Alto, CA
Dr. Kardong is an APA Distinguished Fellow. She is an Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Stanford University Medical Center. She provides consultation to the Stanford Schools of Law and Medicine and the California Medical Board. Specialties include all areas of General Adult Psychiatry, Impaired Professionals, Women's Health Care and PTSD.
Lawrence Amsel, MD, MPH
New York, NY
Based on 28 years of experience in clinical psychiatry practice, academic research, and public health, Dr. Amsel serves as an expert witness at the interface of legal and psychiatric issues. His focus is on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Malpractice , Suicide, Medical Decision Making, Hospital Psychiatric Care, and Appropriate Standards of Care. Excellent references from top Law Firms available on request.
Forensic Psychiatric Associates LLC
Alberto M. Goldwaser, M.D., D.L.F.A.P.A
Dr. Alberto M. Goldwaser is a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, in General Psychiatry and in Forensic Psychiatry. He has been named as a "Distinguished Life Fellow" of the American Psychiatric Association - a special distinction "for exceptional contributions to the community and the profession of psychiatry." Dr. Alberto M. Goldwaser has conducted Civil, Criminal, Military, and Administrative Forensic Psychiatric Examinations in many states. He offers Independent Medical Examinations and Testimony for Plaintiff and Defense.
Psychiatrist Expert Consultant
Karen Reimers, MD
Dr. Reimers is an experienced expert witness in will contests testamentary capacity undue influence and addictions. She practices adult Psychiatry in the greater Minneapolis-St. Paul area and rural Wisconsin. Dr. Reimers is Adjunct Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Minnesota.
Stephen M. Raffle. M.D. & Associates
Stephen M. Raffle, M.D.
Stephen M. Raffle, M.D., has conducted over 5,000 psychiatric evaluations and testified in over 700 civil and criminal trials as an expert witness, board-certified in Forensic Psychiatry and (general) Psychiatry. He has conducted thousands of Fitness for Duty and Threat Assessments for employers and the U.S. government.
Behavioral Health Strategies, Inc.
J. Harold Berberick, Ed.D.
Dr. Berberick is highly experienced as a senior manager in the fields of Mental Health, Community Mental Health, Behavioral Health, Managed Care and Mental Retardation. He has over 35 years of experience in the field, has worked in both the public and private sectors and has managed large systems of Mental Health and Mental Retardation care in New York and Massachusetts.
Sanford I. Finkel, MD, SC
Sanford I. Finkel MD
Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, University of Chicago, 40+ years of clinical experience. More than 35 cases. Contested wills; testamentary capacity; undue influence; competency.
Roger K. Pitman, MD
Dr. Pitman is Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and an internationally recognized academic researcher, teacher, and clinician with 150 publications on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), including 8 on its forensic aspects. He is board-certified in psychiatry and forensic psychiatry. He has 26 years' experience as a forensic psychiatric consultant and expert witness.
Monica Argumedo, M.D., Forensic Psychiatrist
Park Ridge, IL
Monica M. Argumedo, M.D. is a Board-Certified Forensic and Clinical Psychiatrist (ABPN) in practice for over 15 years. Dr. Argumedo has testified about her forensic opinions in more than 40 cases in open court and dozens more cases that settled without need for a trial. She renders opinions in civil litigation and criminal jurisdiction and works extensively in HR private administrative matters.
Elite Medical Experts, LLC
Elite Medical Experts specializes in medical litigation. From Stanford to Yale, and from all places in between, Elite secures top-tier Psychiatry experts from the nation's leading universities. Each is recognized Professor of Psychiatry with a busy clinical practice. Please call today for a case analysis by an in-house physician or nurse. Elite Medical Experts works directly with legal teams and does not accept inquiries from private parties.
Sanjay Adhia, M.D. Forensic Psychiatrist
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 competency complicated by alcoholism with liver failure, transplant ineligibility and delusions in the question of competency; date rape (DFSA) drugs; malpractice regarding medication; matricide; medical malpractice between treater and patient; 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 is one of about ten Forensic Psychiatrists who is also board-certified in Brain Injury Medicine.
Dr. Adhia currently provides psychiatric treatment to those with Brain Injury, Stroke and Spinal Cord Injury at a renowned neurological rehabilitation center. Previously, he served as the Medical Director of a clinic that provided treatment to psychiatric and Substance Use Disorder patients. Dr. Adhia has conducted evaluations and treatment in a maximum-security correctional facility requiring his skill in diagnosing and treating addiction, severe psychotic disorders, mood disorders and Impulse disorders; he treated psychosis with hallucination and delusional disorders, schizophrenia. Psychiatric conditions among offenders were often combined with drug and/or alcohol addiction.
Dr. Adhia serves on the faculties of University of Texas Health and Science Center. In the past he was on the faculty of the 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.
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.
Matthew Steiner, MD
Psychiatry, Medical Expert Witness
West Hollywood, CA
As a board certified psychiatrist and Diplomate of the American Board of Addiction Medicine Dr. Steiner brings a broad range of experience and interests through his 11 years' experience providing mental health services including treatment of adolescents transitional age youth and adults exhibiting moderate to severe psychiatric diagnoses.
Amaris Medical Experts, LLC
Pamela Noel, MD, MPH
Dr. Pamela Noel graduated, Magna Cum Laude, from Florida Atlantic University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. She received her medical degree from the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, and completed Internal Medicine residency at Johns Hopkins University/Sinai Hospital in Baltimore. She completed fellowship training in Infectious Diseases at the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine. She also earned a graduate certificate in Infection Control and has a Master of Public Health degree in Public Health Practice at the University of South Florida. She is board certified in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases.
Fred R. Moss, MD
Fred R. Moss
Grass Valley, CA
Board Certified actively practicing psychiatrist. Northwestern Educated Vast experience in disability and file review. Special interest in Telepsychiatry. 35+ years of diverse clinical experience including telepsychiatry, locum tenens, private practice (treated over 20,000 outpatients and admitted over 10,000 patients to hospitals), correctional healthcare (Folsom and Pelican Bay State Prisons) and nursing homes. Served as a psychiatric consultant to over 40 nursing homes. Experienced expert witness case reviewer. Experienced Independent Medical Examiner. President and Founder - MasteringTeleHealth.com (online training for clinicians and therapists) Licensed in California & Illinois
Brian Crowley, MD
Brian Crowley, MD, DLFAPA
Dr. Crowley, a Yale Medical School graduate, is past Psychiatry Dept. Chair at Suburban Hospital in Bethesda, MD; Past President of the Washington Psychiatric Society; presently serves on the American Psychiatric Association's Board of Trustees, and has appeared as an expert witness in numerous civil and criminal cases including courts martial.
Harold J. Bursztajn, MD
Medicine & Psychiatry Expert
Forensic Neuropsychiatry; Malpractice: Medical & Psychiatric; Employment: Harassment, Discrimination, Workers Compensation, Disability; Trauma; Brain Injury; Chronic Pain; Pharmaceutical Product Liability; Addiction; Criminal Responsibility; Testamentary Capacity; Divorce & Custody; Professional Misconduct
David E. Arredondo, MD
Menlo Park, CA
Dr. Arredondo is an impeccably trained and very experienced psychiatrist who specializes in child adolescent adult and family psychiatry. He is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Medical School.
Glaser Forensic Group
David Glaser M.D. has been performing psychiatric evaluations and teaching about Forensic Psychiatry over three decades. Since the inception of his career Dr. Glaser has performed over a thousand evaluations criminal and civil defense and plaintiff at the request of attorneys individuals industry insurance companies and judges.
Jeff Sugar, MD
El Segundo, CA
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.
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