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Dan Begel, M.D.

Santa Monica, California
Psychiatry Expert Witness, Sports Medicine Expert Witness - Forensic Psychiatry, Emotional Distress, Mental Injury, Testamentary Capacity, Medical Malpractice, Mental State at Time of Offense, Sentence Mitigation, Sports-Related Litigation, IME.
Dr. Begel received his undergraduate, medical, and psychiatric degrees from Yale University. He is a highly trained, Board Certified and experienced clinician. His reports and testimony are lucid, backed by expert knowledge, jargon-free, and focused on pertinent elements of the law. Dr. Begel is able to pinpoint the subtle but specific details that both bring his examinees to life and shed light on the forensic question at hand. He explains the basis for his diagnosis and conclusions in language easily understood by the layperson, maintains thorough communication with the attorneys who retain him, and, in his testimony and reports, stays within his area of expertise. Dr. Begel has unique credentials in the area of Sports Psychiatry. He wrote the seminal paper in this field, co-founded the International Society for Sports Psychiatry, and edited and co-wrote, with colleagues, the first textbook of sports psychiatry. The testimony of Dr. Begel adds authority to any civil or criminal p...
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Octavio Choi, MD, PhD Stanford University School of Medicine

Palo Alto, California
Neuropsychiatry Expert Witness, Psychiatry Expert Witness - Neuroscience, Neuroimaging, brain imaging, fMRI, lie detection, Neurolaw, Brain Damage, Criminal Responsibility, Competency, Insanity, Testamentary Capacity, Medications, Drugs
Thank you for your interest. I am currently Clinical Associate Professor in the Psychiatry Dept at Stanford University School of Medicine, and director of training for Stanford's Program in Psychiatry and the Law. Prior to this, I was director of the Forensic Evaluation Service at the Oregon State Hospital, which conducts the majority of court-ordered evaluations in Oregon. I have testified in multiple high-profile trials and thrive under challenging cross-examination. I am uniquely qualified through my training and experience to evaluate high-complexity cases which involve neurologic, psychiatric, medical, and medication issues. I am a graduate of Stanford University and received my MD, PhD from University of California, San Diego (PhD in Neurosciences). I completed psychiatry residency at UCLA-Neuropsychiatric institute, and fellowship in forensic psychiatry at University of Pennsylvania, where I specialized in neurolaw and neuroimaging. I am board-certified in both gen...
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Teo Ernst, Psy.D, ABPP Teo Ernst Psychological Services Inc.

San Francisco, California
Forensic Psychology Expert Witness, Psychology Expert Witness - Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Occupational Evaluations, Fitness for Duty, Personal Injury, Forensic Psychology, Violence Risk Assessment, Sentencing Mitigation, Severe Mental Illness, Retrospective Assessment of Mental States, Testamentary Capacity and Undue Influence.
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, 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. Dr. Ernst has extensive experience conducting forensic evaluation including, but not limited to, civil and criminal competency evaluations, mitigation or sentencing evaluations, violence risk assessments, personal injury evaluations, and the assessment of severe mental illness and neuropsychological impairment. Dr. Ernst is a member of the Criminal Panel of Psychiatric and Psychological Experts for multiple superior courts and is a certified Qualified Medical Evaluator for...
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Emin Gharibian, Psy.D. Verdugo Psychological Associates

La Crescenta, California
Forensic Psychology Expert Witness, Neuropsychology Expert Witness - Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Stroke, Dementia, Personal Injury, IME/ AME, Worker's Compensation, Civil Competency (Testamentary Capacity, Contractual Capacity, Undue Influence, Conservatorship), Criminal Competency, Fitness for Duty, Symptom Validity.
I am a clinical psychologist specializing in forensic psychology and neuropsychology with over 10 years of experience in assessing, treating, and consulting on psychological disorders. I am also appointed to the Juvenile Court Expert Witness Panel in Los Angeles. I specialize in providing comprehensive psychological and neuropsychological evaluations for a variety of conditions including dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, complications from a stroke, traumatic brain injury, concussions, learning disabilities, ADHD, and PTSD. I also specialize in forensic psychological and neuropsychological evaluations for immigration hearings, civil and criminal competency, personal injury, worker's compensation, and fitness for duty. In addition to conducting evaluations, I also provide consultation services to personal injury and worker's compensation attorneys on psychological and neuropsychological related matters. In addition to my private practice, I work at Patton State Hospital as a forens...
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Aazaz U Haq, MD Bay Forensic Geropsychiatry

Sunnyvale, California
Psychiatry Expert Witness, Geriatric Psychiatry Expert Witness - dementia; neuropsychiatry; testamentary capacity; financial capacity; elder abuse; marital capacity; decision-making capacity; memory loss; undue influence; estates and trusts
Aazaz Haq, MD, is a psychiatrist with certifications from the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in both geriatric psychiatry and general adult psychiatry. Dr. Haq completed his undergraduate education, medical school, and residency training at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. He subsequently completed a two-year advanced fellowship in geriatric psychiatry at UCLA. He is currently an attending inpatient geriatric psychiatrist at the Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Hospital and an affiliated clinical assistant professor of psychiatry at Stanford University Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. He has previously worked for the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health Elderly Adult Division, where he performed home-based treatment for homebound elderly with serious psychiatric illness, in addition to the Panorama Garden Nursing Homes. His private practice, Bay Forensic Geropsychiatry, specializes in the medico-legal psychiatric evaluations of the elderly.
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Nancy Hoffman, PsyD

San Rafael, California
Forensic Psychology Expert Witness, Geriatrics Expert Witness - Geriatric Neuropsychologist, Forensic neuropsychology, testamentary capacity, medical decision making capacity, financial capacity, undue influence, will contests, capacity to contract, capacity to manage personal affairs, elder financial abuse, conservatorships
Dr. Nancy Hoffman is a geriatric neuropsychologist with a specialty practice in Northern California focusing on consultation, assessment, and expert witness testimony in forensic cases involving issues of mental capacity, undue influence, conservatorships, will and trust contests, and financial abuse/exploitation in older and dependent adults. She was invited to contribute a chapter, "The Assessment of Testamentary Capacity and Undue Influence in the Older Adult", for Forensic Geropsychology: Practice Essentials (APA Books, 2018). She frequently gives talks to medical and legal professionals and to the public on topics related to aging and forensic issues. She also maintains a clinical practice providing neuropsychological assessment, treatment planning, and psychotherapy with older adults in the San Francisco Bay Area. She has offices in Santa Rosa and San Rafael.
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Robert Scott Johnson, MD, JD, LLM San Francisco Psychiatry

San Francisco, California
Forensic Psychiatry Expert Witness, Psychiatry Expert Witness - employment litigation, workplace harassment, PTSD, depression, cognitive impairment, testamentary capacity, stalking, medical malpractice, negligence
Dr. Scott Johnson, MD, JD, LLM is a Harvard/Mass General-trained civil forensic psychiatrist licensed in CA, TX and MA. He is board certified in both Psychiatry and Forensic Psychiatry. He has 20 peer-reviewed publications, 2 book chapters, and 12 psychiatric awards. He accepts civil forensic cases with a specialization on the following areas: 1. Employment/workplace litigation Sexual harassment Workplace accidents/negligence Alleged PTSD, Depression or Cognitive Impairment 2. Testamentary Capacity 3. Medical Malpractice/Boundary Violations Psychiatrist standard of care Works with CA Medical Board to assess psychiatrist negligence 4. Stalking Has published and testified on stalking of physicians Certified Threat Manager qualification (ATAP 2017 to present) Trained in use of HCR-20 threat assessment instrument
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Stephen M. Raffle, M.D. Stephen M. Raffle, M.D. & Associates

Kentfield, California
Forensic Psychiatry Expert Witness, Psychiatry Expert Witness - PTSD, Emotional Distress, TBI, Undue Influence, Diminished Capacity, Testamentary Capacity, Cross-Examination, Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder, Employee Fitness for Duty, Risk of Violence, Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Independent Medical Exam (IME), Testamentary Capacity, Malingering, Medical Records
Stephen M. Raffle, M.D., Board-Certified Forensic Psychiatrist, has 49 years’ experience testifying in over 800 cases and rendering medical opinions in 5,000+ assessments. He has testified in civil and criminal matters in Federal, State, Administrative and Military jurisdictions. Faculty positions: UCSF Medical School • 27 years, Asst. Clinical Professor, Dept. of Psychiatry; and • 18 years, Asst. Clinical Professor, Dept. of Orthopedics UC Hastings College of the Law • 11 years teaching attorneys effective direct and cross-examination of expert witnesses (see article) at Hastings’ Appellate Advocacy Center. Forensic assessment and opinion: • Anxiety • Bipolar Disorder • Borderline Personality Disorder • Competency • Depression • Diminished Capacity / Insanity • Discrimination • Emotional Distress • Fitness for Duty (FFD) • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) • Psychiatric Disability • Psychological testing (Daubert standard) • Psychosomatic Disorders • Testamentary C...
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Elliott M. Stein, MD Director of Psychiatry, The Jewish Home of San Francisco

San Francisco, California
Psychiatry Expert Witness, Geriatric Psychiatry Expert Witness - Contested wills and trusts, Testamentary capacity, Undue Influence, Geriatric Psychiatry, Elders & Elderly, Dementia, Alzheimer's Disease, nursing homes, assisted living, Medicare, Geriatric decision making capacity competency, Medical Documentation and Coding, Depression, Anxiety, Stress, Psychosis
Director of Psychiatry, Jewish Home of San Francisco, 2010 – present. Previously in private practice of Adult and Geriatric Psychiatry, 1977 – 2010, in Miami and Miami Beach, Florida. Board Certified, Geriatric Psychiatry. Distinguished Life Fellow, American Psychiatric Association. Clinical Professor, Psychiatry, University of California San Francisco; Recipient of multiple awards and honors, including: 2004 Distinguished Alumnus University of Miami School of Medicine; 2003 Clinician of the Year from the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry; 2001 Weinberg Award for Excellence in Geriatric Psychiatry from the American Psychiatric Association. President, American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry 1985-87. Treasurer (1989 - 1993) and Member of the Board of Directors (1993 - 1997) of the International PsychoGeriatric Association. Author of "Does Your Client Have Testamentary Capacity? Mental Health and Memory Issues That Affect Estate Planning"
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Matthew J Steiner, M.D., Q.M.E. Expedient Medicolegal Services

Los Angeles, California
Psychiatry Expert Witness, Addiction Psychiatry Expert Witness - IME, testamentary capacity, fitness for duty, capacity to refuse treatment, medical malpractice, suicide, negligence, psychiatrist malpractice, PTSD, emotional distress, psychiatric disability, emotional harm, wrongful termination, stalking, malingering, threat assessment, security clearance, trauma
Dr. Steiner is dual-board certified in Adult Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, and in Addiction Medicine by the American Board of Addiction Medicine. In addition to his private practice, Dr. Steiner is founder and director of Expedient Medicolegal Services (www.expevals.com), where he mentors a group of 40+ physicians in multiple medical specialties in their own medicolegal practices. In his current position, Dr. Steiner has provided critical review on thousands of medicolegal cases and is versed in all aspects of how to be an optimal expert witness. Dr. Steiner is published in the fields of health psychology, immunological function and its effects on mental disorders and addiction. He accepts civil forensic and corporate/university threat assessment cases nationally, with focus on the following areas: Independent Medical Evaluations (IMEs) Civil Capacities: Testamentary Capacity (Ability to Make a Legally-Enforceable Will) Capacity to Consent to (or R...
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Brian Crowley, MD

Washington, District Of Columbia
Forensic Psychiatry Expert Witness, Psychiatry Expert Witness - PTSD, security clearance, hospital standards, malpractice, personal injury, testamentary capacity, contractual capacity, undue influence, suicide, sexual harassment, fitness for duty, insanity, court martial, Have testified in state, federal civil and criminal matters extensively.
Dr. Crowley, a Yale Medical School alumnus and graduate of the Washington Psychoanalytic Institute, has been practicing psychiatry-- clinical, forensic, and administrative—for over fifty years. His office is on upper Connecticut Avenue in Washington, DC, where he sees adults, adolescents, and couples for consultation and treatment. With awards for his civilian service in the Department of Defense, he is Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry at USUHS. In his forensic practice, which is both extensive and varied, he has served as psychiatric consultant, examiner, and expert witness in many types of civil and criminal cases, in the courts of several states as well as in federal courts and courts martial. He has worked on matters of all kinds where state of mind is at issue. His recent cases have involved issues of: security clearance; PTSD; fitness for duty; capacity to contract; testamentary capacity and undue influence; trauma and stress; malpractice; sexual harassment; hospital standards...
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Jeffrey A Danziger, MD Psychiatric Affiliates PA

Maitland, Florida
Forensic Psychiatry Expert Witness, Psychiatry Expert Witness - will contests, undue influence, contested wills, testamentary capacity, dementia, capacity, forensic psychiatry, psychiatry
I am a forensic psychiatrist practicing in the Orlando, Florida area, and have been retained in numerous criminal cases over the years, and well as civil cases in the areas of personal injury, malpractice, employment litigation, and family law. I have been involved as an expert in various probate cases, including guardianship issues and testamentary capacity cases. I have been retained by attorneys for both the plaintiff and defense in civil cases over my years of practice, and by the state and defense in criminal cases. I am board certified by the ABPN in psychiatry, addiction psychiatry, forensic psychiatry, and geriatric psychiatry. I have a particular interest in matters pertaining to competency in all settings, be they criminal or civil, and the issues of whether one's mental state renders them able to make a specific decision or carry out a specified act. My first testimony ever in a courtroom involved a disputed 16 million will in 1988, and I have had subsequent experience...
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George M Northrup, MD

Tampa, Florida
Forensic Psychiatry Expert Witness, Psychiatry Expert Witness - Civil and Criminal Competency, Sanity, Testamentary Capacity, Prison Psychiatry, Malpractice, Mitigation, IME, PTSD, Dual Diagnosis, Records Review
Qualified Expert Witness in Florida and North Carolina, State and Federal criminal matters, Worker's Compensation certified, Board Certified in General and Forensic Psychiatry, medical experience.
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Ryan C Wagoner, MD University of South Florida

Tampa, Florida
Forensic Psychiatry Expert Witness, Psychiatry Expert Witness - Sanity, Competence, Suicide, Violence, Psychiatric Malpractice, Personal Injury, Testamentary Capacity, Disability, Fitness for Duty, Sexual Harassment, PTSD, IME.
Dr. Wagoner is the Chief of Forensic Psychiatry at the University of South Florida and the program director of the forensic psychiatry fellowship. He is board certified in both general and forensic psychiatry and completed a fellowship in forensic psychiatry after his residency training. He is an assistant professor at the university and maintains an active clinical practice. He is actively engaged in teaching forensic psychiatry to fellows, psychiatry residents, and medical students at the university. Dr. Wagoner is experienced in both civil and criminal cases and has served as an expert in multiple arenas. He prides himself on preparing detailed forensic reports when requested and providing quality consultation to attorneys and businesses. Dr. Wagoner has presented educational lectures at the international, national, and local level. He is licensed to practice in Florida and Georgia.
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Ryan C Wagoner, MD University of South Florida

Georgia
Psychiatry Expert Witness, Forensic Psychiatry Expert Witness - Sanity, Competence, Suicide, Violence, Psychiatric Malpractice, Personal Injury, Testamentary Capacity, Disability, Fitness for Duty, Sexual Harassment, PTSD, IME.
Dr. Wagoner is the Chief of Forensic Psychiatry at the University of South Florida and the program director of the forensic psychiatry fellowship. He is board certified in both general and forensic psychiatry and completed a fellowship in forensic psychiatry after his residency training. He is an assistant professor at the university and maintains an active clinical practice. He is actively engaged in teaching forensic psychiatry to fellows, psychiatry residents, and medical students at the university. Dr. Wagoner is experienced in both civil and criminal cases and has served as an expert in multiple arenas. He prides himself on preparing detailed forensic reports when requested and providing quality consultation to attorneys and businesses. Dr. Wagoner has presented educational lectures at the international, national, and local level. He is licensed to practice in Florida and Georgia.
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Sanford I. Finkel, MD

Wilmette, Illinois
Psychiatry Expert Witness, Nursing Homes Expert Witness - Geriatric psychiatry, contested wills, nursing home, competency, elder abuse, malpractice, undue influence, Alzheimer's disease, will contests, testamentary capacity, mental health, neuropsychiatry.
Dr. Finkel is an expert who works nationally specializing in aging and mental health (geriatric psychiatry). This includes contested wills, testamentary capacity, undue influence, malpractice, competency, nursing home litigation, personal injury, and criminal cases. He is the founder of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry (AAGP) and co-founder of the International Psychogeriatric Association (IPA) and the American Psychiatric Association (APA) Council on Aging. Dr. Finkel is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at University of Chicago Medical School. He has over 40 years of clinical experience, has published more than 100 papers and chapters and has delivered over 1000 lectures, nationally and internationally.
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Lee D. Cranberg, MD

Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts
Legal Medicine Expert Witness, Neurology Expert Witness - Neurologist, Behavioral Neurologist, Behavioral Neurology, Closed Head Injury, Head Trauma, Traumatic Brain Injury, Brain Damage, Nerve Injury, Nerve Damage, Medical Malpractice, Medical Negligence, Testamentary Capacity, Competency, Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy, Hypoxic Encephalopathy, Medical Record Review
TESTIMONIALS: “The favorable settlement would not have been possible without your incisive analysis. Your reports were extremely well thought out, direct, and clear. You are actually the best writer I have encountered in some time.” Anne H. S. Fraser, Esq. Law Firm of Anne HS Fraser, PC Washington, D.C. “Your preparation and expert neurological testimony were indispensable on the issues of causation and damages. They contributed greatly to a very successful outcome. Thanks so much!” Michael Sautter, Esq. Query, Sautter & Forsythe, LLC Charleston, SC “I found Dr. Cranberg to be very thorough, resourceful, and exceedingly well prepared. He was very precise at his deposition and stood up well against a very seasoned lawyer. He knew the medical records better than either the defense lawyer or I did. The case settled; so I cannot tell you how he did before a jury, but I had complete confidence that he would have presented well. He was very easy to work with and was very accessib...
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Robert Scott Johnson, MD, JD, LLM San Francisco Psychiatry

Massachusetts
Forensic Psychiatry Expert Witness, Psychiatry Expert Witness - employment litigation, workplace harassment, PTSD, depression, cognitive impairment, testamentary capacity, stalking, medical malpractice, negligence
Dr. Scott Johnson, MD, JD, LLM is a Harvard/Mass General-trained civil forensic psychiatrist licensed in CA, TX and MA. He is board certified in both Psychiatry and Forensic Psychiatry. He has 20 peer-reviewed publications, 2 book chapters, and 12 psychiatric awards. He accepts civil forensic cases with a specialization on the following areas: 1. Employment/workplace litigation Sexual harassment Workplace accidents/negligence Alleged PTSD, Depression or Cognitive Impairment 2. Testamentary Capacity 3. Medical Malpractice/Boundary Violations Psychiatrist standard of care Works with CA Medical Board to assess psychiatrist negligence 4. Stalking Has published and testified on stalking of physicians Certified Threat Manager qualification (ATAP 2017 to present) Trained in use of HCR-20 threat assessment instrument
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Barry H. Roth, MD

Brookline Village, Massachusetts
Forensic Psychiatry Expert Witness, Psychiatry Expert Witness - Addiction Psychiatry, Substance Abuse, Geriatric Psychiatry, Contested Wills, Will Contests, Testamentary Capacity, Undue Influence, Psychiatric Malpractice, Trauma, PTSD, Civil Competencies, Criminal Competencies.
Dr. Roth's [forensic] expertise arises from 40+ years of an unusually broad and deep range of clinical work---both public and private, hospital and out-patient---the basis to achieve Certification in the Subspecialties of Addiction Psychiatry, Geriatric Psychiatry, and Forensic Psychiatry, and rank of Distinguished Life Fellow, Massachusetts Psychiatric Society & American Psychiatric Association. His clear penetrating insight directly explains complexity in a straightforward manner. QUADRUPLE CERTIFICATIONS IN: PSYCHIATRY ADDICTION PSYCHIATRY GERIATRIC PSYCHIATRY FORENSIC PSYCHIATRY Former Instructor – Harvard Medical School Cornell University Alumnus
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Karen Reimers, MD Psychiatric Professional Service Corporation

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Psychiatry Expert Witness, Geriatric Psychiatry Expert Witness - Undue Influence, Testamentary Capacity, Wills, Dementia, Cognitive Impairment, Psychotropic Medications, Geriatric Psychiatry
Board certified in Psychiatry in the USA and Canada, Dr. Reimers has an active clinical practice in adult Psychiatry. Her expert practice focuses on contested wills and trusts, undue influence, and testamentary capacity. Dr. Reimers is fluent in German and French. She enjoys teaching Psychiatry residents in the Twin Cities.
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Gregory P Brown, MD

Henderson, Nevada
Forensic Psychiatry Expert Witness, Psychiatry Expert Witness - testamentary capacity, contractual capacity, undue influence, guardianship, civil litigation, brain injury, personal injury, return to work, disability evaluation,
Dr. Brown has conducted thousands of forensic evaluations and rendered expert witness deposition or court testimony more than 80 times in civil and criminal cases for over 20 years. Dr. Brown testifies on a range of psychiatric issues that arise in litigation, which include but are not limited to testamentary/estate administration disputes, undue influence, fraud, elder abuse, personal injury and mental competency. Dr. Brown has conducted more than 10,000 forensic assessments, including civil commitment evaluations conducted for Clark County. Dr. Brown is Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in the fields of Psychiatry and Forensic Psychiatry. Dr. Brown is Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Nevada Las Vegas School of Medicine and Program Director for the Psychiatry Residency Training Program in Las Vegas. Dr. Brown’s clinical practice is based in the greater Las Vegas area, though he conducts his forensic practice where he is neede...
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Dale E Panzer, MD Dale Panzer MD Forensic Psychiatry

New Jersey
Psychiatry Expert Witness, Brain Injury Medicine Expert Witness - TBI, concussion, mild TBI, infection, hypoxia, brain bleeds, delirium, dementia, testamentary capacity, undue influence, personal injury, PTSD, and malingering.
With dual Board Certification in Psychiatry and Brain Injury Medicine from the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Dr Panzer is amongst a select group of experienced forensic experts. He is further distinguished by completing residency training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and fulfilling the intensive psychological training requirements for Active Membership in the American Psychoanalytic Association. For the past 13 years, Dr. Panzer has performed psychiatric consultation and treatment at a highly regarded regional brain injury medicine program. He has extensive treatment and evaluation experience with TBI and concussion patients and recently co-founded a concussion research collaboration with a local university functional imaging center (PET/SPEC/DTI MRI). His testimony experience includes TBI, concussion, mild TBI, infection, hypoxia, brain bleeds, PTSD, spinal cord injury, malingering, cognitive capacity, testamentary capacity and undue influence. He is Cli...
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Robin A Altman, MD

Reading, Pennsylvania
Pediatric Psychiatry Expert Witness, Psychiatry Expert Witness - child psychiatry, adolescent psychiatry, young adult psychiatry, psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry, Child Custody, Competency, Testamentary Capacity, Diminished Capacity, Attention Deficit Disorder, Depression, Anxiety, Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder, Autism, Asperger's Disorder
I have been a practicing child psychiatrist in a solo private practice since 1995. I am board certified in both adult and child and adolescent psychiatry. I initially worked at The Reading Hospital and Medical Center for 7 years, and then moved to Spring Psychological Associates, where I continue to have an office. I was the first chairperson of the Child Psychiatry Department at Reading Hospital. I was the medical director of the Children's Home of Reading from 1997-2012. I managed the medical functioning of the institution while caring for adolescents in their residential treatment facility. I currently work for Concern, Inc, a mental health provider in the Reading area, where I see adolescents at the Abraxas shelter and detention center, as well as group home and therapeutic foster care children. I have been a principle investigator for psychiatric research at the Berks Research Center in Reading. In my spare time, I am a writer, and have written Shrink Rap - An Irreveren...
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Dale E Panzer, MD Dale Panzer MD Forensic Psychiatry

Gladwyne, Pennsylvania
Psychiatry Expert Witness, Brain Injury Medicine Expert Witness - TBI, concussion, mild TBI, infection, hypoxia, brain bleeds, delirium, dementia, testamentary capacity, undue influence, personal injury, PTSD, and malingering.
With dual Board Certification in Psychiatry and Brain Injury Medicine from the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Dr Panzer is amongst a select group of experienced forensic experts. He is further distinguished by completing residency training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and fulfilling the intensive psychological training requirements for Active Membership in the American Psychoanalytic Association. For the past 13 years, Dr. Panzer has performed psychiatric consultation and treatment at a highly regarded regional brain injury medicine program. He has extensive treatment and evaluation experience with TBI and concussion patients and recently co-founded a concussion research collaboration with a local university functional imaging center (PET/SPEC/DTI MRI). His testimony experience includes TBI, concussion, mild TBI, infection, hypoxia, brain bleeds, PTSD, spinal cord injury, malingering, cognitive capacity, testamentary capacity and undue influence. He is Cli...
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Richard L. Fulbright, Ph.D. Fulbright Neuropsychology

Dallas, Texas
Neuropsychology Expert Witness - Traumatic brain injury, Hypoxic/anoxic ischemia, Stroke, Toxic exposure, Dementia, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, Testamentary capacity, Malingering, Brain injury rehabilitation.
Dr. Fulbright is a seasoned neuropsychologist with extensive experience in the neuropsychological evaluation and cognitive rehabilitation of brain injury other neurological disorders. He earned his doctoral degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Dallas (now UT Southwestern Medical Center) in 1985 after completing training in clinical psychology and the first pre-doctoral training fellowship in clinical neuropsychology offered at that institution. He entered full-time private practice in 1987, which he has maintained continuously since then. Dr. Fulbright has served on the faculty of the UT Southwestern Division of Psychology and Department of Rehabilitation Counseling (1988 - 2018). Dr. Fulbright has served as an expert witness since opening his private practice in 1987. Since then, he has testified over 300 times in deposition and live trial as an expert witness in personal injury litigation, criminal cases, and testamentary capacity matters. His expert tes...
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Robert Scott Johnson, MD, JD, LLM San Francisco Psychiatry

Texas
Forensic Psychiatry Expert Witness, Psychiatry Expert Witness - employment litigation, workplace harassment, PTSD, depression, cognitive impairment, testamentary capacity, stalking, medical malpractice, negligence
Dr. Scott Johnson, MD, JD, LLM is a Harvard/Mass General-trained civil forensic psychiatrist licensed in CA, TX and MA. He is board certified in both Psychiatry and Forensic Psychiatry. He has 20 peer-reviewed publications, 2 book chapters, and 12 psychiatric awards. He accepts civil forensic cases with a specialization on the following areas: 1. Employment/workplace litigation Sexual harassment Workplace accidents/negligence Alleged PTSD, Depression or Cognitive Impairment 2. Testamentary Capacity 3. Medical Malpractice/Boundary Violations Psychiatrist standard of care Works with CA Medical Board to assess psychiatrist negligence 4. Stalking Has published and testified on stalking of physicians Certified Threat Manager qualification (ATAP 2017 to present) Trained in use of HCR-20 threat assessment instrument
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Vivian L Begali, PsyD, LCP, FACPN-ABN, ABPP Dr. Vivian Begali

North Chesterfield, Virginia
Neuropsychology Expert Witness, Psychology Expert Witness - Neuropsychologist, PTSD, Neuropsychological Assessment, Acquired Brain Injury, TBI, Stroke, Neurological Disorders, Chronic Pain, Neuro IMEs, Worker's Compensation, Second Opinion, Capacity/Competency Evaluations, Testamentary Capacity, Dementia, Child/Adolescent/Geriatric Populations
Double board-certified in Clinical Neuropsychology and Clinical Psychology, Independent practitioner with 25+ years of experience. Provide comprehensive neuropsychological assessments to individuals w/ medical, mental, cognitive and physical conditions. Provide expert witness consultation forensic cases, IMEs, medical file review, second opinions, disability, and peer reviews. Expert witness services are used in defense and plaintiff personal injury cases, courtroom testimony, and to provide an objective measurement of neurocognitive status following brain injury, medical and chronic pain conditions, toxic exposure, stroke, work-related injuries, and PTSD. Awarded Fellow Status by National Academy of Neuropsychology and American College of Professional Neuropsychology. Member of ABPP, AACN, INS, APA, NAN, ASCH, Div. 40/42, ACPN. Published on traumatic brain injury, dementia, practice issues, and neuropsychology. Experience in pediatric and adult medical and rehabilitation centers...
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