Octavio Choi, MD, PhD
Stanford University School of Medicine
Palo Alto, California
Psychiatry Expert Witness, Neuropsychiatry Expert Witness
Neuroscience, Neuroimaging, brain imaging, fMRI, lie detection, Neurolaw, Brain Damage, Criminal Responsibility, Competency, Insanity, Testamentary Capacity, Medications, Drugs
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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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