PTSD - Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Expert Witnesses and Consultants
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Expert Psychiatrists/Psychologists who can help determine behavioral aspects and manifestations of trauma and PTSD.
The listings below are all PTSD - Post Traumatic Stress Disorder expert witnesses and consultants.
Featured ListingsGloria M. Kardong, MD, DFAPA
Medical Expert Witness, Psychiatry
Palo Alto, CA
Dr. Kardong is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. She is an Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Stanford University Medical Center. PTSD is one specialty area, including the adult consequences of childhood abuse and neglect; being the subject of or witness to a serious crime or accident, natural or manmade disasters and life-threatening diagnoses.
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.
Jane K. McNaught, Ph.D. L.P
Clinical and Forensic Psychology; Over 35 years experience; Retained by Defense and Plaintiff. Testified on over 700 occasions. Qualified as a PTSD expert for the US Army/Navy.Presented at National and International Conferences Regarding the Diagnosis/Treatment of Sexual Abuse, Children and Adults. Experienced in: PTSD related to Sexual Abuse in Institutional Settings;Harassment & Discrimination;Medical Malpractice/Wrongful Death Scarring, Dismemberment, Dog Bite, Amputation, Electrocution, Burns.
Expert ListingsSanjay 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 regularly treats patients with PTSD and has assisted attorneys with IMEs involving PTSD. He has trained at several VA facilities where he has treated many veterans with PTSD. He is also on the Physicians for Human Rights Asylum network where many of his pro-bono evaluations involved severe cases of PTSD.
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.
Clinical And Forensic Psychologist
Teo Ernst, Psy.D., ABPP
Dr. Ernst is one of fewer than 35 psychologists in California who have undergone the rigorous examination process necessary to obtain Board Certification in Forensic Psychology. He is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the UCSF Department of Psychiatry. Dr. Ernst specializes in Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Competency/Capacity evaluations, Mitigation Evaluations, and Employment Evaluations. As a trauma expert, Dr. Ernst chose to complete an additional year of fellowship training in PTSD at the San Francisco Veterans Hospital.
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.
Williams Forensic Mental Health Services
Martin H. Williams, Ph.D.
San Jose, CA
Forensic psychologist with over 40 years of licensed experience. Sworn testimony over 200 times in civil, criminal, immigration, security clearance, and licensing board cases. Evaluation of emotional damages in civil suits, standard of care testimony, insanity defense and restoration of sanity. Fitness for duty evaluations.
General 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.
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.
Southern California Neurodiagnostic Center
Long Beach, CA
Board Certified in Brain Injury Medicine (American Board of Medical Specialties/American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology), Dr. Nair brings his extensive training, clinical experience and eight formal board certifications to provide you an in-depth and nuanced medico-legal analysis of cases for both adults and children involving brain injury, frequently and tragically combined with chronic pain and severe psychological trauma (PTSD).
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. Dr. Argumedo has rendered forensic opinions in many dozens more cases that settle without need for a trial. She renders opinions in civil litigation and criminal jurisdiction and works extensively in HR private administrative matters.
Rehab Pro Assessment And Consultation
Julianne Frain, PHD, CRC
Dr. Frain is a Vocational Rehabilitation and Life Care Planning Expert with over 10 years of experience assisting with difficult litigated cases wherein the issues surrounding long-term medical damages and/or loss of future earning capacity are contested. Dr. Julianne Frain possesses her Ph.D. in Rehabilitation Counseling and has testified approximately 100 times combined in both state and federal venus within the areas of Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Workers' Compensation, Family Law/Marital Dissolution, Wrongful Termination, Wrongful Death, and Discrimination. She provides services that involve evaluating cases for future damages, consulting for trial, and live expert testimony. Topics she is commonly called upon to render opinions involve employment and earning capacity following disability or injury, long-term wage earning potential, long-term care needs, costs of long-term care, usual and customary out of pocket costs for medical services, medical billing, and labor market statistics. Dr. Frain is happy to provide complimentary case consultations to determine if a case is a good fit for her services.
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.
University Of Southern California
Jeff Victoroff, MD
Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
Dr. Victoroff trained at Harvard, and has served as an expert witness for more than 25 years. He is a board certified neurologist, a board certified psychiatrist, and also board certified in behavioral neurology and neuropsychiatry. In addition to his Harvard training, he completed an advanced fellowship in neurobehavior at UCLA. He currently serves as Associate Professor of Neurology and Psychiatry at the Keck School of Medicine, of the University of Southern California.
John D. Foubert Phd. LLC
University Dean and former Endowed Professor providing experienced expert witness services specializing in sexual violence (prevention, impact, PTSD, victimology, fraternities, military, all-male groups), Title IX, the effects of pornography use, and college student housing. Experienced with depositions, document review, and report writing. Author of 7 books about sexual violence, 2 about campus housing, 1 about the harms of pornography. 25 years of experience as college administrator and Professor. Founder of national rape prevention nonprofit. Published 45+ peer reviewed articles about topics including sexual violence in college, rape in the military, fraternities, rape trauma, bystander intervention, campus housing, and the harms of pornography. Testified before Congress, consulted by The White House, The Pentagon, and all 4 branches of the military. Adept at explaining complex research and statistics. Travels nationwide. Sample redacted report available. Check out Dr. Foubert CV below For TV Appearances, see https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLT1bl8B-RBtRtdISGQbepex-11SDHjURw
Forensic Psychiatric Associates Medical Corp.
Mark I. Levy, MD, DFAPA
Mill Valley, CA
Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, with subspecialty in Forensic Psychiatry. Columbia Univ. College of Physicians and Surgeons; Asst. Clinical Prof. of Psychiatry, UCSF; Founding Chairman, SF Foundation for Psychoanalysis.Has testified at trials, State and Federal, on 26 occasions and been retained as a medical legal consultant in more than 250 cases.
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.
Rehab Pro Assessment and Consultation
Michael Frain, Ph.D., C.R.C.
Dr. Michael Frain is a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor and earned his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin - Madison. He is a published leader within the field of Rehabilitation Psychology having over 50 peer reviewed journal articles. Dr. Frain regularly testifies within the areas of Social Security Disability, Workers' Compensation, and Injury law. His areas of expertise include labor market statistics, research analytics, vocational assessment, vocational outcomes, and transferable skills.
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; now 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.
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