Neuropsychiatry Expert Witnesses

Neuropsychiatry 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 neuropsychiatry. The neuropsychiatry expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Brain Injury Medicine, Forensic Psychiatry, Neurology, Neuropsychiatry, Pediatric Psychiatry, and Psychiatry.

Shafi Lodhi, MD Bay Area Neuropsychiatry

San Francisco, California
Neuropsychiatry, Psychiatry - neuropsychiatry, psychiatric malpractice, personal injury, disability, PTSD, traumatic brain injury (TBI), testamentary capacity
Dr. Lodhi is Board-Certified in General and Adult Psychiatry with an additional year of subspecialty training in Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry. His forensic practice focuses on the psychiatric impact of personal injury, abuse, competency, and testamentary capacity. He has extensive expertise in complex psychopharmacology as well as deprescribing. He has specific clinical expertise in the evaluation and treatment of functional neurological disorders (FND/conversion disorders) as well as Adult ADHD. In addition to his clinical and forensic work, Dr. Lodhi works with Physicians for Human Rights to assess kidnapping victims, human trafficking, undue influence, abuse, rape, and fear of imminent death.

Jeff Victoroff, M.D. University of Southern California

Rancho Palos Verdes, California
Brain Injury Medicine, Neurology - Psychiatry, Neuropsychiatry, traumatic brain injury, brain injury, concussion, stroke, epilepsy, PTSD, dementia, competency to stand trial, testamentary capacity, criminal, homicide
Dr. Victoroff is a Harvard trained, triple board certified neurologist, neuropsychiatrist, and psychiatrist. He serves as Associate Professor of Neurology and Psychiatry at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California. He is the author of many peer-reviewed scientific articles, and the principal author and editor of Concussion and Traumatic Encephalopathy (Cambridge University Press, 2019). He was selected by the Surgeon General to be one of the founding neurologists of the NFL Neurologic Care Program. Dr. Victoroff has served as an expert witness for 25 years, testifying in 45 depositions and 19 trials. He has been qualified by Municipal, State, and Federal courts to testify in all aspects of neurology and psychiatry. His subspecialty expertise is in traumatic brain injury, although he has also testified in cases of dementia, stroke, epilepsy, neurorehabilitation, PTSD, aggression and violence, testamentary capacity, competence to stand trial, undue in...

Norman V. Kohn, MD

District Of Columbia
Neurology, Neuropsychiatry - Neuropsychiatry, traumatic brain injury, cognitive deficits and psychiatric symptoms following illness or injury, seizures and epilepsy, psychotherapy, medical ethics, complex causation, litigation consulting
Trained and board certified in neurology, with additional subspecialty training in psychotherapy and psychoanalysis. Experience includes neurology practice, with years as neurology chair in a major teaching hospital and trauma center; practice and teaching of psychiatry, psychotherapy; and psychoanalysis. Expertise in -alcoholism and addiction -chronic pain -motivation, secondary gain, and malingering -doctor-doctor and doctor-patient communication -physician role responsibilities -medical decisionmaking -medical ethics -distinguishing coexisting psychiatric and medical factors -explaining medical concepts to juries

Norman V. Kohn, MD

Chicago, Illinois
Neurology, Neuropsychiatry - Neuropsychiatry, traumatic brain injury, cognitive deficits and psychiatric symptoms following illness or injury, seizures and epilepsy, psychotherapy, medical ethics, complex causation, litigation consulting
Trained and board certified in neurology, with additional subspecialty training in psychotherapy and psychoanalysis. Experience includes neurology practice, with years as neurology chair in a major teaching hospital and trauma center; practice and teaching of psychiatry, psychotherapy; and psychoanalysis. Expertise in -alcoholism and addiction -chronic pain -motivation, secondary gain, and malingering -doctor-doctor and doctor-patient communication -physician role responsibilities -medical decisionmaking -medical ethics -distinguishing coexisting psychiatric and medical factors -explaining medical concepts to juries

Lawrence Amsel, MD, MPH Columbia University

New York, New York
Forensic Psychiatry, Psychiatry - Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Suicide Prevention, Psychiatric Malpractice, Law and Psychiatry, Criminal Mitigation, Medical Decision Making, Hospital Practice, Statistics and Causal Analysis, Grief and Mourning, Pediatric Psychiatry, Family Loss, Neuropsychiatry, Behavioral Economics/Game Theory,
Dr. Amsel serves as an expert witness in matters related to psychiatry, with a focus on Malpractice, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Suicide, Grief, Medical Decision Making, Hospital Psychiatric Care, and appropriate Evidence-based Standards of Care. Excellent references from multiple law firms are available on request. Dr. Amsel's expertise in dealing with the interface of legal and psychiatric issues is based on 28 years of experience in clinical practice, academic psychiatry, research, and public health, as well as his experience as an expert witness. Dr. Amsel studied mathematics at Columbia University before entering Yale University School of Medicine. After completing residency training he joined the Columbia faculty completing two prestigious National Institute of Mental Health research fellowships and obtained an Masters in Public Health (MPH) specializing in mental health statistics, and Child Psychiatry Research. As an expert on the effects of traumatic experiences...

Maurice Preter, MD Maurice Preter MD Psychiatry, Neuropsychiatry, and Neurology

New York, New York
Psychiatry, Neurology - psychiatry, neurology, neuropsychiatry, traumatic brain injury, PTSD, wrongful death, conscious pain and suffering, aviation accidents, memory loss, dementia, Alzheimer, will contests, geriatrics, suggestibility, medical psychiatric malpractice, informed consent, Suicide by Cop,
Dr. med. Maurice Preter, MD is a psychiatrist, neuropsychiatrist, psychopharmacologist and neurologist based in New York City with close to four decades' worth of experience in the medical profession. He is part of a limited number of fully dually trained and board certified specialists in both neurology and psychiatry and continues to be nationally and internationally active as lecturer, medical educator and as clinical and medical-legal consultant. Dr. Preter offers psychiatric, neuropsychiatric and neurological expertise to assist plaintiff and defense counsel, the courts, federal, State agencies, and international organizations, prior clients including the U.N. International Atomic Energy Agency, the Department of Justice, and Kreindler&Kreindler. More at www.psychiatryneurology.net http://psychiatryneurology.net/2017/01/25/dr-preter-bio-now-video/

Norman V. Kohn, MD

Pennsylvania
Neurology, Neuropsychiatry - Neuropsychiatry, traumatic brain injury, cognitive deficits and psychiatric symptoms following illness or injury, seizures and epilepsy, psychotherapy, medical ethics, complex causation, litigation consulting
Trained and board certified in neurology, with additional subspecialty training in psychotherapy and psychoanalysis. Experience includes neurology practice, with years as neurology chair in a major teaching hospital and trauma center; practice and teaching of psychiatry, psychotherapy; and psychoanalysis. Expertise in -alcoholism and addiction -chronic pain -motivation, secondary gain, and malingering -doctor-doctor and doctor-patient communication -physician role responsibilities -medical decisionmaking -medical ethics -distinguishing coexisting psychiatric and medical factors -explaining medical concepts to juries

Timothy D Brewerton, MD, DLFAPA, FAED, DFAACAP, CEDS-S Timothy D. Brewerton, MD, LLC

Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina
Forensic Psychiatry, Pediatric Psychiatry - Medical malpractice: plaintiff and defense cases. Trauma-related disorders: PTSD/complex PTSD, dissociative disorders. Mood disorders, substance use disorders, eating disorders, food addiction, obesity, ADHD, OCD. Child-adolescent & adult psychiatry, neuropsychiatry and psychopharmacology.
Dr. Brewerton is Affiliate Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) in Charleston, where he has a private practice and conducts research. He is board certified in general, child/adolescent & forensic psychiatry, & addiction medicine. He is: Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association; Distinguished Fellow of the American Academy of Child Adolescent Psychiatry; Founding Fellow of the Academy of Eating Disorders; Founding member/former president of the Eating Disorders Research Society; author of >190 articles/book chapters and over 250 scientific presentations at national and international conferences on many topics in psychiatry, including eating and related disorders, psychopharmacology, neurobiology, posttraumatic stress, dissociation & the effects of childhood sexual/physical abuse; Editor of the Clinical Handbook of Eating Disorders: An Integrated Approach (2004), Co-editor of Eating Disorders, Addicti...

Sanjay Adhia, MD, MRO Sanjay Adhia MD Professional Association

Sugar Land , Texas
Psychiatry, Brain Injury Medicine - Malpractice, Personal Injury, Disability, PTSD, Traumatic Brain Injury, testamentary capacity, competency, will contest, undue influence, NGRI, correctional, rape, Fitness for Duty, Neuropsychiatry, standard of care, suicide, IME, record review, DUI, DWI, workman's compensation, jail, prison
Dr. Adhia is triple-Board-Certified in Forensic Psychiatry, Brain Injury Medicine (BIM), and Psychiatry headquartered in the Houston, testifying nationally. He is one of a few Forensic Psychiatrists who are Board-Certified in BIM. In addition to forensic/expert witness practice, he works in a renowned neuro-rehabilitation center where his focus is treating the neuropsychiatric sequelae of brain injury, concussions, stroke, and spinal cord injury. Dr. Adhia's forensic practice focuses on the psychiatric impact of personal injury, abuse, competency, testamentary capacity, toxic torts (chemical exposure, oil spill), violence, and complicating mental illness. Dr. Adhia treats patients, as a psychiatrist, who suffer from spinal cord injuries, strokes, dementia and catastrophic injuries at nationally TIRR Hermann Research Center and hospital. Previously he served as Medical Director of private Clinic. He has treated Death Row and Ad-Seg patients in correctional facilities. He has ex...