Arwen Podesta, MD, FASAM,
New Orleans, Louisiana
Specialties & Experience
General Specialties: Forensic Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine
Specialty Focus: Civil/Criminal Competency, Capacity, IMEs, Fitness for Duty, Psychiatric Disability, Addiction, Wrongful Death, Malingering, Suicide, Psychopharmacology, Medical Malpractice, Discrimination, Undue Influence, Will Contests.
Education: MD, University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine; Diplomate, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Louisiana State University; Fellow, Forensic Psychiatry, Tulane University; Fellow, American Board of Addiction Medicine, Diplomate, ABAM
Years in Practice: 6
Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: 30+
Board Certified in Adult Psychiatry, Addiction Medicine, Forensic Psychiatry, and Holistic & Integrative Medicine; Licensed in Louisiana; Medical Director of Addiction Recovery and Detox Facilities; Consultant with Drug Court; Private Clinical Practice; Clinical Faculty at Tulane University.