Bipolar Disorder Expert Witnesses

Bipolar disorder expert witnesses and consultants listed here may be able to form expert opinions, draft expert witness reports, provide expert witness testimony at deposition and/or trial as or serve as consulting (non-testifying) experts on bipolar disorder. The bipolar disorder expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Addiction Medicine, Forensic Psychiatry, Forensic Psychology, Internal Medicine, Mental Health, Neonatal - Perinatal Medicine, Neuropsychiatry, Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Psychiatry, Psychiatry, Psychology, and Substance Abuse.

Gabor Vari, MD

Pacific Palisades, California
Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry - Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry, ADD, ADHD, depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, adderall, Ritalin, trauma, PTSD, suicide, addiction, substance abuse, IME, personal injury, fitness for duty, medical malpractice, disability evaluation, telepsychiatry, medical board, side effects, standard of care
I am a double Ivy League trained and two-time Jeopardy champion general adult psychiatrist with over 15 years experience in the pharmacological and psychotherapeutic treatment of a broad spectrum of psychiatric illnesses. I have served as an expert in medical-legal matters over 100 times and have testified dozens of times. I maintain an active practice in Los Angeles. I look forward to hearing from you soon! Board Certification: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Residency: UCLA - Chief Resident of Bipolar Disorders Clinic Medical School: University of Pennsylvania - Appel Award for Most Outstanding Student Entering Field of Psychiatry Undergrad: Brown University - Bachelor of Science in Biology with Honors

Kevin Cowperthwaite, MD Kevin E. Cowperthwaite MD, PC

Denver, Colorado
Psychiatry - Standard of Care Issues, Malpractice, Suicide, Medication Injuries and Adverse Reactions, Involuntary Hospitalization, Hospital Admission/Discharge Issues, College Health and Psychiatry, Incorrect Diagnosis, Depression, Anxiety Disorders, Bipolar Disorder, PTSD, Psychosis
I am a board-certified psychiatrist with 26 years of experience treating adults and adolescents in hospital and office settings. I currently have a full-time practice, and I have taught for many years at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. After graduating from Harvard University with a degree in history, I worked for two years as a high-school teacher and then proceeded with my medical and psychiatric training in Denver. For 20 years, I have had a lot of fun teaching classes and seminars to doctors, medical students and counselors. Non-medical audiences say that my presentations are clear and engaging. I have experience doing record reviews, writing reports and giving depositions. Also, I have testified numerous times in hearings for involuntary treatment and disability determination. I am available to work on cases throughout the U.S.

Jessica Chaudhary, MD

Westport, Connecticut
Psychiatry - Depression, Anxiety, PTSD, Relationship Problems, Complicated medical illness, Substance abuse/addiction, ADHD, ADD, attention issues, Eating disorders, bipolar disorder, psychopharmacology, trauma, abuse, medication management, psychosis, dementias, women’s mental health, pregnancy/post partum
MD: University of Washington School of Medicine Internship and Residency: Yale University Fellowship: Harvard University Licenses; TX, CT, FL and CT

Jessica Chaudhary, MD

Florida
Psychiatry - Depression, Anxiety, PTSD, Relationship Problems, Complicated medical illness, Substance abuse/addiction, ADHD, ADD, attention issues, Eating disorders, bipolar disorder, psychopharmacology, trauma, abuse, medication management, psychosis, dementias, women’s mental health, pregnancy/post partum
MD: University of Washington School of Medicine Internship and Residency: Yale University Fellowship: Harvard University Licenses; TX, CT, FL and CT

Michael J DiTomasso, PhD Michael J. DiTomasso, Ph.D., P.A.

Miami, Florida
Forensic Psychology, Substance Abuse - Forensic Psychological Evaluations, Parenting, Parental Alienation, Diagnosis, Competency to Proceed, Miranda Waiver, Coerced Confession, Mitigation, Psychosexual, MDSO, Physical/Sexual Abuse, False allegations, Trauma, PTSD, Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder, Substance Abuse, Addiction, Malingering
I, Dr. Michael J. DiTomasso, am a PhD level Forensic Psychologist. I specialize in Forensic Psychological Evaluations and trial consulting in Criminal, Juvenile Delinquency, and Child Protective Services matters. I do a lot of work in the basic forensic functions such as evaluating for mitigation and downward departure, competency to proceed, to Waive Miranda, to Testify Relevantly, etc. In regard to these kinds of cases, I supply expert opinion as to mental health diagnoses, treatment needs, appropriate level of care, and prognosis. I have expertise and experience with all the major diagnostic categories such as schizophrenia spectrum disorders, bipolar, anxiety, depression, PTSD, substance abuse disorders, psychopathy and other personality disorders. I am a member of the Association for Threat Assessment Professionals (ATAP) and evaluation of dangerousness and risk is often an integral part of the work I do. I have testified at sentencing and Arthur hearings in regard to danger...

Roger Z Samuel, MD Boca Raton Psychiatric Group

Boca Raton, Florida
Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry - PTSD, Child/Adolescent Psychiatry, TBI, Geriatric Psychiatry, Wills/Competency, Custody, Disability, Emotional Injuries, ADHD, Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia, Psychosis, Suicide, Violence, Addictions, Dementia, Return-to-Work, IME, Medical Malpractice, Worker's Compensation, FA
Dr. Samuel, Medical Director of the Boca Raton Psychiatric Group, is board-certified in 4 psychiatric specialties: General, Forensic, Child/Adolescent, and Geriatric. His forensic psychiatric practice encompasses evaluations; expert testimony for both Plaintiff and Defense; and Independent Medical Examinations. He has testified, at both the State and Federal levels, regarding matters of Addiction, PTSD, Depression, Child Custody, legal competency, Disability, and psychiatric injuries. He has been trained for FAA/aviator evaluations and is on the FAA list for this. His written reports, based on the application of current medical knowledge to the known facts of each particular case, are exhaustive and precise with meticulous attention to detail. He is available to consult with plaintiff and defense attorneys in civil litigation and prosecution and defense attorneys in criminal litigation. Dr. Samuel has had articles published on topics concerning Forensic Psychiatry, Child Psychi...

Katie J. Coe, PA-C

Cumming, Georgia
Psychiatry, Addiction Medicine - Suicide, PTSD, post traumatic stress disorder, depression, anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder/OCD, ADHD, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, overdose, emotional distress, relationship distress, bipolar disorder, psychosis, adverse reactions, telepsychiatry, addiction, substance abuse.
Katie Coe, MPAS, PA-C, is a board-certified physician assistant with over eleven years of clinical experience. Katie has an extensive background in diagnosing and treating psychiatric disorders including bipolar disorder/affective mood disorders, schizophrenia, psychosis, anxiety disorders including OCD and panic disorder, agoraphobia, ADHD, DMDD, ODD and depression, as well as treating those with opioid use disorder with buprenorphine. She has also trained under Dr. Georgia Ede and is proficient in nutritional psychiatry. She is actively treating patients. She currently resides in the state of Georgia, though has worked as a PA in Colorado and Texas as well. She is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, Georgia Association of Physician Assistants and Association of PAs in Psychiatry. She graduated from Colorado Mesa University Magna Cum Laude.

Brooke R. Laufer, Psy.D.

Evanston, Illinois
Psychology, Neonatal - Perinatal Medicine - Perinatal Disorders, Postpartum Depression, Postpartum Psychosis, Infanticide, Filicide, Neonaticide, Pregnancy Denial, Unperceived Pregnancy, Trauma, PTSD, Domestic Violence, Battered Women Syndrome, Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia
Dr. Brooke Laufer works as an expert witness and legal consultant in several psychological fields for women who are facing criminal charges. While her specialty is in women’s reproductive mental health, she is also skilled in mitigation work for domestic violence, child abuse, and childhood trauma. Dr. Laufer is available for psychological evaluations, testimony, and consultation with legal counsel on any criminal cases that are relevant to women’s mental health, including murder, infanticide, filicide, pregnancy denial, neonaticide, intimate partner violence, and child abuse.

Lauren K Robinson, MD, MPH Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine

Chicago, Illinois
Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry - Undue influence, testamentary capacity, sentence mitigation, waiving rights, standards of care, IME, correctional medicine, workers compensation, fitness for duty, ethics, PTSD, ADHD, OCD, depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, alcohol and drug abuse, trauma, LGBTQ, transgender
University of Chicago and Northwestern University-trained psychiatrist. Board certified in both general and forensic psychiatry. Active clinical practice. Clinical experiences includes inpatient, outpatient and correctional psychiatry. Award winning teacher. Northwestern faculty. Experienced expert witness in both civil and criminal cases.

Eric Anderson, MD, MBA Eric Anderson MD, LLC

Annapolis, Maryland
Psychiatry - Psychiatry, Addiction Medicine, Mental Health, Substance Abuse, Depression, Anxiety, PTSD, ADHD, Bipolar Disorder, Psychopharmacology, Medication Management, Psychosis, Women’s Mental Health, Pregnancy/Post Partum, Suicide, Emergency Psychiatry, Inpatient Psychiatry, Mood Disorders, Recidivism
Board Certified Psychiatrist in active clinical practice. Johns Hopkins trained in general psychiatry. Assistant Professor at Johns Hopkins and Adjunct Assistant Professor in Psychiatry at George Washington University. 20+ years medical experience, 15+ years in psychiatry. Colonel in the United States Air Force and Chief of Aerospace Medicine. 20+ years of military service including combat deployment. Numerous awards, to include “Top Doc” for the Annapolis area, U.S. Air Force Meritorious Service Medal, U.S. Air Force Commendation Medal with Combat Device, and U.S. Navy Commendation Medal. Well-experienced public speaker.

Jessica Chaudhary, MD

Massachusetts
Psychiatry - Depression, Anxiety, PTSD, Relationship Problems, Complicated medical illness, Substance abuse/addiction, ADHD, ADD, attention issues, Eating disorders, bipolar disorder, psychopharmacology, trauma, abuse, medication management, psychosis, dementias, women’s mental health, pregnancy/post partum
MD: University of Washington School of Medicine Internship and Residency: Yale University Fellowship: Harvard University Licenses; TX, CT, FL and CT

Suzanne Corrado, MD Expert Witness Services

Cornwall, New York
Addiction Medicine, Internal Medicine - Alcohol use disorder, Chronic Pain/Opiate and other drug/substance use disorders, Depression, Anxiety disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorders, Bipolar Disorder, Attention Deficit Disorder, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
I am extremely thorough, responsible, reliable, professional, ethical, conscientious. A combination not always easy to find these days. I have a serious work ethic and will help you using the highest standards in my profession. Since I am semi-retired, I can dedicate the considerable time necessary to concentrate on the particular aspects and subtleties of your case. I also am learning how to become a paralegal, which I believe will be a definite advantage in further refining my work as an expert witness. I also help prosecute cases of police brutality, having been a victim myself last April 2023. Fluent in Italian.

LaRae Copley, RPh, MD, PhD Copley Medical Consulting LLC

Hilliard, Ohio
Psychiatry, Mental Health - Malpractice, Psychiatry, College Mental Health, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Suicide, Risk Assessment, Level of Care Assessment, Eating Disorders, Trauma, PTSD, Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Mood Disorders, Psychotic Disorders, Personality Disorders, Pharmacology, Substance Disorders
Expert regarding standard of care, medical marijuana / THC, campus mental health, animal assisted therapy. Medical Director overseeing a multidisciplinary medical team within a large behavioral health practice. Over 12 years clinical experience practicing psychiatry. Served as Chief of Psychiatry for a College Counseling Center within a large public university for 8 years. Extensive experience collaborating with treatment team including psychologists, social workers, counselors, nurses, physician assistants, dieticians. Licensed Physician and Registered Pharmacist. Board Certified in General Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, and Addiction Medicine.

Robin A Altman, MD

Reading, Pennsylvania
Pediatric Psychiatry, Psychiatry - 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...

James C Ballenger, MD Low Country Forensic Consultation

Charleston, South Carolina
Forensic Psychiatry, Neuropsychiatry - Psychiatry, Bipolar Disorder, Alcohol Blood Levels, Addiction Medicine, Psychopharmacology, Panic Disorder, Anxiety Disorders, Post Traumatic Stress, Suicide, Depression, Traumatic Brain Injury, Malpractice (Psychiatry)

Jessica Chaudhary, MD

Texas
Psychiatry - Depression, Anxiety, PTSD, Relationship Problems, Complicated medical illness, Substance abuse/addiction, ADHD, ADD, attention issues, Eating disorders, bipolar disorder, psychopharmacology, trauma, abuse, medication management, psychosis, dementias, women’s mental health, pregnancy/post partum
MD: University of Washington School of Medicine Internship and Residency: Yale University Fellowship: Harvard University Licenses; TX, CT, FL and CT

Ellika McGuire, MD Ellika McGuire MD PLLC

Seattle, Washington
Pediatric Psychiatry, Psychiatry - Child, Adolescent, Depression, Anxiety Disorders, ADHD, Bipolar Disorder, Suicidal Ideation, Suicide, Self Harm, PTSD, Trauma, Emotional Harm, LGBTQ+, Gay, Lesbian, Transgender, Parenting, Psychopharmacology, Psychotherapy, Psychoanalysis
Double board-certified, child, adolescent, and adult psychiatrist and psychoanalyst, with seven years of full-time clinical experience evaluating and treating a broad range of psychiatric disorders in patients of all ages, from diverse backgrounds. Significant experience evaluating and consulting on personal injury, emotional injury, causation, standard of care, medical malpractice, disability, and child abuse related litigation. Retained by prosecution and defense. Extensive clinical experience in the areas of self-harm, suicidality, parenting, and trauma. Unique expertise in work with LGBTQ+ youth and families, including work with transgender and gender non-conforming youth.

Mary D. Moller, PhD(h), DNP, MSN, BSN, ARNP, PMHCNS-BC, CPRP, FAAN NurSeminars, Inc

Gig Harbor, Washington
Psychiatry, Nurse Practitioner - Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder, Major Depressive Disorder, Suicide, Adult ADHD, Addictions, Psychopharmacology, Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nursing, Outpatient treatment, Group therapy, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner education
I am an advanced registered nurse practitioner dually certified as a clinical specialist in adult psychiatric–mental health nursing and a psychiatric rehabilitation practitioner. I am Prof Emerita at Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, WA where I developed and coordinated the Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Doctor of Nursing Practice program. I am Dir of Psychiatric Svcs at Northwest Integrated Health, a substance abuse treatment center, in Tacoma, WA where I practice 12 hours/week as a psychiatric nurse practitioner. From January 2009 to August 2014, I was Director of the Psychiatric–Mental Health Nurse Practitioner specialty at the Yale University School of Nursing. I was owner of my own psychiatric clinic from 1992-2008. I have authored more than 80 articles, book chapters, training manuals, policy statements, and am co-author of a best-selling undergraduate psychiatric nursing textbook published by Pearson that received a 2020 American Journal of Nursing Book o...