Diagnosis Expert Witnesses

Diagnosis 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 diagnosis. The diagnosis expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Addiction Medicine, Behavioral and Social Sciences, Dentist, Emergency Medicine, Forensic Psychology, Geriatrics, Hospitalist, Internal Medicine, Mental Health, Neurology, Nursing Homes, Oral Surgery, Otoneurology, Preventive Medicine, and Prosthetics.

Leslie Dobson, BS, MS, MA, PsyD Dr. Leslie Dobson

Long Beach, California
Forensic Psychology, Psychology - Damage assessment, mental health, trauma, therapy, prognosis, diagnosis, evaluation, personality cognitive testing, first responders, sexual abuse, sexual offenders, severe mental illness, psychosis, schizophrenia, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, anxiety, depression, suicidal, homicidal, self-harm
The primary focus of my practice is to evaluate individuals who are struggling with negative emotions or cognitions after a traumatic incident (i.e., sexual assault, car accident, physician abuse, neglect). If appropriate, I will complete a report to include diagnosis, prognosis, and a monetary damage amount for future mental health care. I require a retainer prior to beginning documentation review, evaluation, report writing, deposition or trial. Prior Experience: Criminal: Expert Testimony Cases: 4; Mentally Disordered Offenders Consultation with attorneys: Over 65 cases from Department of State Hospitals Violence Risk Assessments: Over 1000 Short Term Risk Assessments, <50 Long Term Violence Risk Assessments, > 20 Sexual Violence Risk Assessments Main Disorders Assessed and/or Treated: Schizophrenia, Psychopathy, Bipolar, Depression, OCD, Antisocial Personality Disorder, Dissociative Identity Disorder Familiarity with Penal Codes: Not Guilty By Reason of Insanity, Incompe...

Gregory T. Whitman, M.D.

Huntington Beach, California
Neurology, Otoneurology
Board-certified neurologist. author, speaker, former clinical faculty at UCLA, UC Irvine, Harvard. Former Neurology Residency Program Director, Neurology Clerkship Director at UC Irvine. 15+ years forensic experience, including rebuttals of opposing experts, review of complaints and motions, consultation to help prepare for depositions and cross examination. Extensive clinical practice experience with most areas of Neurology and Otoneurology, including dizziness, vertigo, BPPV, gait, balance, falls, inner ear and vestibular system disorders and tests, autonomic system disorders and tests, loss of consciousness, neurological effects of medications, concussion, traumatic brain injury, delirium tremens, stroke, brain hemorrhage, brain infections, Alzheimer disease, Parkinson disease, dementia, nerve injury, spinal disorders, diagnosis including causation of neurological disorders, and analysis of future medical needs from a Neurology perspective. Contributor to multiple medical books. ...

Chris L Moore, MD Yale University

Madison, Connecticut
Emergency Medicine, Ultrasound - ultrasound, imaging, CT, diagnosis, pulmonary embolism, PE, aortic dissection, aortic aneurysm, myocardial infarction, infection, shock, trauma
I am a Board Certified and practicing emergency physician at Yale-New Haven Hospital in New Haven CT where I have practiced for the last 20 years. I completed my medical degree at the University of Virginia, my residency in emergency medicine at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte NC, and an emergency ultrasound fellowship at Resurrection Medical Center in Chicago IL. I am Chief of the Section of Emergency Ultrasound in the Yale Department of Emergency Medicine and a Full Professor in the Clinician Scientist track at Yale School of Medicine. My research interests include ultrasound imaging, diagnosis, pulmonary embolism, aortic dissection, kidney stones, CT imaging, and incidental findings. My clinical practice includes the main YNHH hospital as well as the Saint Raphael's Emergency Department and the freestanding Shoreline Medical Center in Guilford CT. I have also practiced for five years at a community emergency department in Rutland Vermont. I have done expert reviews for t...

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...

Charles E Metzger, MD

Boca Raton, Florida
Internal Medicine - internal medicine, diagnosis, management, concierge medicine
I have been in private practice and Board Certified in Internal Medicine since 1999. Since June, 2014, I have served as a member of the Affiliate Faculty for the Internal Medicine Residency Program at the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University School of Medicine at Boca Raton Regional Hospital. I have had the following medical leadership roles: Vice Chief of Medicine (3 years), Chief of Medicine (3 years) and Chief Medical Informatics Officer at Boca Raton Regional Hospital (5 years). I have been in a concierge practice since 2007.

Timothy Scott Beck, MD Third Opinion MD, LLC

Clayton, Georgia
Nursing Homes, Geriatrics - Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine, Failure to Diagnose, Infection, Out Patient Medicine, General Practice, Nursing Homes, Diagnosis, Standard of Care, Long Term Care, Internist, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Malpractice, Elder Abuse, Prescribing Errors nursing home neglect
Board Certified in Internal Medicine. Full-time practicing physician in General Internal Medicine since 2004. Licensed in Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina. Past Medical Director for Multi-State Ambulatory Laboratory Services and Medical Director for Regional Geriatric Home Health Care Agency. Experienced Hospitalist. Assistant Clinical Professor Georgia Regents University Education. He specializes in nursing home abuse and neglect. He has opined on over 150 cases. He has over 9 years of experience as an expert witness in cases involving falls and wounds at skilled nursing facilities, failure to diagnose, medical malpractice, personal injury, prescribing errors, elder abuse and deviations from standard of care. He is available for medical records review, case disposition analysis, depositions and court testimonies.

Mark J Chyna, M.D.

Libertyville, Illinois
Internal Medicine, Preventive Medicine - diagnosis, disease management, disease treatment, specialty referrals, patient care plans, medication management, wellness, prevention, electronic medical records, outpatient clinic, inpatient care, concierge medicine
I am board-certified in Internal Medicine with over 27 years of continuous clinical patient experience, including extensive previous inpatient hospital care management. I have spent over 16 continuous years on the hospital's multidisciplinary quality peer review committee, reviewing adverse and unexpected medical outcomes along with regular evaluation of medical staff performance and outcomes. I have been in concierge outpatient internal medicine practice with MDVIP since 2008. I spent several years as an XM Radio medical newscaster and interviewer, and I am able to use this experience in both public speaking and educating my patients.

Richard S Goldberg, MD

Forest Park, Illinois
Psychiatry, Addiction Medicine - Hospital, liability, dual diagnosis, involuntary, psychosis , suicide, workers comp, fitness for duty, expert, malingering, sexual contact, disability, diagnosis, psychotropic medication, detox, inpatient, guardianship, violence, experienced, depositions, consultation, plaintiff, defendant,
I am a board-certified psychiatrist with 33 years experience working in psychiatric hospitals, chemical dependency treatment facilities, nursing homes, community mental health centers, and office-based private practice of adolescents and adults with a wide range of psychiatric illnesses and addiction issues. I am currently in active practice. I have a unique ability to perform completely private evaluations in security-sensitive circumstances. I am routinely contacted directly to arrange and coordinate independent evaluations, meet with clients without involving others, and can perform evaluations in anonymous locations when necessary. Reports are completed offline without involving any third party in the process (without answering services, recording devices, third party testing, EMR, secretarial/support staff or coordinators, transcriptionists, etc.) ensuring complete privacy throughout the IME process. Board Certified Psychiatrist Certified in Addiction Medicine Hospital Clin...

Justin Nichols, DDS

Coralville, Iowa
Dentist - Prosthodontics, Dental Implants, General Dentistry, Treatment Planning, Diagnosis, Unnecessary Treatment, Local Anesthesia, Full Mouth Rehabilitation, Restorative, Crown and Bridge, Oral Surgery, Periodontics
Dr. Nichols graduated with High Honors from his dental school, he pursued two additional years of hospital-based residencies focused on complex rehabilitative, restorative and surgical dentistry. Subsequently, he spent 5 years in private practice including ownership and management of his own dental practice. He is currently pursuing a specialty in Prosthodontics, where his focus lies on complex full mouth rehabilitation leveraging dental implants and prosthetics. Dr. Nichols is competent and skilled at evaluating claims of treatment failure, complications and misdiagnosis in all phases of prosthodontic, restorative, surgical and implant dentistry. Dr. Nichols will analyze the case at hand whether routine or of utmost complexity, then subsequently present his findings and recommendations. As a surgical and restorative dentist, his area of expertise includes prosthodontics, dental implants, oral surgery, periodontics, general dentistry including crown and bridge and endodontics. H...

Richard A. Williamson, DDS, MS, FACP, FICD UNMC College of Dentistry

Lincoln, Nebraska
Dentist, Prosthetics - Prosthodontist, Board Certified, dental Implants, Diagnosis, Treatment Planning, Esthetics, full Mouth Rehabilitation, Fixed Prosthodontics, Removable Prosthodontics
Prosthodontists are the experts at diagnosing, strategic treatment planning, executing complex dental care and have a backup plan should a patient lose a key tooth in the future. The Prosthodontist is the team leader for patient care when multiple specialties are involved because the phasing and sequencing of care is best planned by the Prosthodontist. I have over 43 years of dental practice and teaching experience. I owned and operated my practice of General Dentistry in College Station, Texas for 17 years and then sold my practice to return for a 3 year advanced training residency in the specialty of Prosthodontics at the UNMC College of Dentistry in Lincoln, Nebraska. My University-Based Prosthodontic practices have focused on esthetics, full mouth rehabilitation using both fixed and removable prosthetics with a special emphasis on dental reconstruction with dental implants. I have more than 22 years of teaching experience at the University of Iowa College of Dentistry and UNM...

Richard F F Koup, DMD Richard F. Koup, DMD & Assoc.

Paoli, Pennsylvania
Dentist - Diagnosis, Radiology, Treatment Planning, Crown & Bridge, Operative, Restorative, Local Anesthesia, Removable Prosthodontics
Continuing Dental Education is critical to maintaining strong clinical skills. It has been my pleasure to lead one of the oldest dental study clubs in the Philadelphia, PA area for 6 years. Giving back to my profession has been fulfilling teaching restorative dentistry at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine for profession's future.

Robbie W Henwood, DDS, PhD Robbie W. Henwood DDS PhD

San Antonio, Texas
Dentist, Oral Surgery - Dental Radiology, Orthodontics, Endodontics, Oral Surgery, Prosthodontics, Cosmetic Dentistry, TMD/TMJ analysis and treatments, Implant restoration, Diagnosis, and Treatment Planning.
CONSULTING EXPERIENCE I have been involved in malpractice consulting, case analysis, deposition, and court testimony. I have found that years of clinical experience have been quite helpful in understanding and analyzing problems. Having served on and chaired the judicial and peer-review committees, I've been able to examine problems frequently related to initial treatment planning, correct diagnosis, and prognosis. In dentistry, this is usually where the general dentist is the logical expert. I have served as a volunteer consultant to the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners for several years. 2016 - American Association of Dental Editors (Cert) 2014 - 16 UTHSCSA Guest Lecture on Evidence Based Dentistry 2005 - ADA Clinical Evaluator for the ADA Professional Product Report Newsletter 2004 - MAGD (Master of the Academy of General Dentistry) Broad base of continuing education. 1984-present Private Practice in General Dentistry including Orthodontics

Thomas W Miller, MD Innovel Health Initiatives, LLC

Chesapeake, Virginia
Internal Medicine, Hospitalist - hospitalist, internist, perioperative, diagnosis, consultant, informed consent, advance directive, CPR, administrative, communication, community, DNR
Dr. Miller has over 20 years as a practicing hospitalist, including 11 years as medical director overseeing teams as large as 80 hospitalists. His practice experience is in hospitals ranging from 50 to over 300 beds. He has extensive experience in leading quality improvement, detailed and objective evaluation of physicians’ performance as well as developing standards of practice and communication between hospitalists, specialists and non-physician staff. He also has facility with verbal presentations ranging from physicians to laypersons and is happy to provide reviews in either defense or plaintiff cases.

Dr. Richard J Stride, MBA, Psy.D., LMHC Dr. Stride Forensic Services

Olympia, Washington
Mental Health, Behavioral and Social Sciences - Developmental Disabilities, Accidental Death, Child Custody, Competency, Jury Selection, Child Abuse, Ethics, Licensure & Practice, Professional Conduct, Memory, Diminished Capacity, Stand of Care, Abuse, Depression, Anxiety, Suicide, Diagnosis, Law Enforcement, Fitness for duty, PTSD, IME
I have been providing forensic mental health services to law enforcement, attorneys and courts since 1996. I have been an expert witness and/or consulted in numerous cases. I provide precise, factual, influential, and professionally articulated services. I have experience in working with jury's and in countering other expert witnesses testimonies. I have been an expert and or consulted on cases related to child custody, competency, criminal behavior, developmental disability and work place harassment. I can, and have, created custom reports, issue specific professional reviews, and case specific consultations. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in Colorado, Licensed Private Investigator, and a Licensed Mental health Counselor in Washington State I have been a Therapist, Clinical Operations Director, and Chief Executive Officer in Community Behavioral Health Agencies for over 25 years. I am a Specialist for Medicaid consultation with Children, Geriatric, and Developmental Di...