Psychiatry Expert Witness

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Psychiatry 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 psychiatry. The psychiatry expert witness listings on this page are typically from fields/areas of expertise such as: Addiction Medicine, Addiction Psychiatry, Brain Injury Medicine, Developmental Disabilities, Forensic Psychiatry, Geriatric Psychiatry, Geriatrics, Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Neuropsychiatry, Pediatric Psychiatry, Pharmacist, Pharmacology- Clinical, and Psychiatry.

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Aazaz U Haq, MD

Geriatric Psychiatry, Psychiatry - 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 fellowship in geriatric psychiatry at UCLA. He owns a private practice called McLean Neuropsychiatric Treatment Center. He recently worked as the director of neuromodulation at the Philadelphia VA Hospital, prior to which he was an inpatient geriatric psychiatrist at the Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Hospital and an affiliated clinical assistant professor of psychiatry at Stanford University. His forensic interests relate to financial elder abuse and questions of financial capacity and vulnerability to undue influence.

Elizabeth Ferguson, MD Hogan and Associates Licensed in CA,CO,FL,GA,AL

California
Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry - hospital, malpractice, will contest, corrections, psychiatry, psychology, suicide, mental health, behavioral health, CMO, administrative, correctional psychiatry, litigation,JCAHO,law enforcement,telepsychiatry, business development,forensic psychiatry,fitness for duty,police
Dr. Ferguson, a board-certified Harvard trained forensic psychiatrist, is a respected active leader and experienced expert in the field of mental health litigation consultation. She is recognized by her peers for her administrative expertise in behavioral health organizations and has held many senior positions in national professional organizations for two decades. She has led or served on numerous community and national committees at the interface of law and psychiatry. At the earliest stage possible in her career, she was recognized as a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. As a forensic psychiatrist, chief medical officer, director of telepsychiatry behavioral health business development, and forensic psychiatry fellowship director she has a record of proven leadership in the clinical, educational, research, and public policy forums of psychiatric and telepsychiatric services. She greatly enjoys teaching psychiatrists how to testify and was the foundin...

Kimberly Ann Hoffmann, PharmD, APh, BCPP, BCGP Pacific Pharmacy Practice PC

Bakersfield, California
Pharmacology- Clinical, Pharmacist - Substance Abuse, Psychiatry, Psychopharmacology, Geriatric medicine, Pharmacy Practice
I have experience in most aspects of pharmacy practice and have been involved in cases handling substance misuse, inpatient and outpatient psychiatry, geriatric medicine, home infusion pharmacy, hospice, community pharmacy, hospital pharmacy both clinical and administrative pharmacy, and rural healthcare. I have been a pharmacist for 30 years, and I am also a Clinical Professor of Pharmacy Practice at the University of the Pacific.

Robert P Kahn-Rose, MD, PhD Dr. Robert P. Kahn-Rose, Inc.

Encino, California
Geriatric Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry - Psychiatry, Disability Evaluations, Independent Medical Exams, Elder Law, Mental Capacity Evaluations, Will Contests, Undue Influence, Dementia, Alzheimers, Depression
Dr. Kahn-Rose is a native of Southern California. He received his B.S. from the University of California at Irvine, his M.D. from Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York, and his Ph.D. in Neuroscience from the Sue Golding Graduate School of Albert Einstein for his research on the hormonal influences on memory. He has published over 20 articles in peer-reviewed journals and has presented papers at a number of scientific society meetings. He trained in Psychiatry at the University of Chicago, where he completed a residency and fellowship in Biological Psychiatry. He remained on the faculty at the University of Chicago as an Assistant Professor. In 1988, he joined the faculty of UCLA as well as the West L.A. Veteran’s Administration Medical Center, where he was, among other things, the Co-Director of the UCLA Alzheimer’s Disease and Memory Disorders Center from 1991–1993. He is currently an Associate Clinical Professor in the Neuropsychiatric Institute of UCLA. He has been in...

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...

Elizabeth Ferguson, MD Hogan and Associates Licensed in CA,CO,FL,GA,AL

Colorado
Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry - hospital, malpractice, will contest, corrections, psychiatry, psychology, suicide, mental health, behavioral health, CMO, administrative, correctional psychiatry, litigation,JCAHO,law enforcement,telepsychiatry, business development,forensic psychiatry,fitness for duty,police
Dr. Ferguson, a board-certified Harvard trained forensic psychiatrist, is a respected active leader and experienced expert in the field of mental health litigation consultation. She is recognized by her peers for her administrative expertise in behavioral health organizations and has held many senior positions in national professional organizations for two decades. She has led or served on numerous community and national committees at the interface of law and psychiatry. At the earliest stage possible in her career, she was recognized as a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. As a forensic psychiatrist, chief medical officer, director of telepsychiatry behavioral health business development, and forensic psychiatry fellowship director she has a record of proven leadership in the clinical, educational, research, and public policy forums of psychiatric and telepsychiatric services. She greatly enjoys teaching psychiatrists how to testify and was the foundin...

Jeffrey A Danziger, MD Psychiatric Affiliates PA

Maitland, Florida
Forensic Psychiatry, Psychiatry - 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...

Elizabeth Ferguson, MD Hogan and Associates Licensed in CA,CO,FL,GA,AL

Palm Coast, Florida
Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry - hospital, malpractice, will contest, corrections, psychiatry, psychology, suicide, mental health, behavioral health, CMO, administrative, correctional psychiatry, litigation,JCAHO,law enforcement,telepsychiatry, business development,forensic psychiatry,fitness for duty,police
Dr. Ferguson, a board-certified Harvard trained forensic psychiatrist, is a respected active leader and experienced expert in the field of mental health litigation consultation. She is recognized by her peers for her administrative expertise in behavioral health organizations and has held many senior positions in national professional organizations for two decades. She has led or served on numerous community and national committees at the interface of law and psychiatry. At the earliest stage possible in her career, she was recognized as a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. As a forensic psychiatrist, chief medical officer, director of telepsychiatry behavioral health business development, and forensic psychiatry fellowship director she has a record of proven leadership in the clinical, educational, research, and public policy forums of psychiatric and telepsychiatric services. She greatly enjoys teaching psychiatrists how to testify and was the foundin...

Pamela R Noel, MD, MPH Amaris Medical Experts

Lutz, Florida
Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine - Amaris Medical Experts, LLC is a multi-specialty Network of Physicians in the field of Infectious Diseases, Neurology, Ophthalmology, Podiatry, Nephrology, Pulmonology, Critical Care, Adult Medicine, Radiology, Cardiology, OB/GYN, Emergency, Pediatrics, Surgery, Heme/Onc, Psychiatry, Urology.
Dr. Pamela Noel graduated, Magna Cum Laude, from Florida Atlantic University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. She received her medical degree from the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, and completed Internal Medicine residency at Johns Hopkins University/Sinai Hospital in Baltimore. She completed fellowship training in Infectious Diseases at the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine. She also earned a graduate certificate in Infection Control and has a Master of Public Health degree in Public Health Practice at the University of South Florida. She is board certified in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases. Dr. Noel has served as an infectious disease expert witness, assisting attorneys in various infectious disease related legal cases. She has also performed many independent medical examinations for clients seeking disability insurance due to various acute and/or chronic medical conditions. Dr. Noel joined Infectious Disease Associates o...

Elizabeth Ferguson, MD Hogan and Associates Licensed in CA,CO,FL,GA,AL

Georgia
Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry - hospital, malpractice, will contest, corrections, psychiatry, psychology, suicide, mental health, behavioral health, CMO, administrative, correctional psychiatry, litigation,JCAHO,law enforcement,telepsychiatry, business development,forensic psychiatry,fitness for duty,police
Dr. Ferguson, a board-certified Harvard trained forensic psychiatrist, is a respected active leader and experienced expert in the field of mental health litigation consultation. She is recognized by her peers for her administrative expertise in behavioral health organizations and has held many senior positions in national professional organizations for two decades. She has led or served on numerous community and national committees at the interface of law and psychiatry. At the earliest stage possible in her career, she was recognized as a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. As a forensic psychiatrist, chief medical officer, director of telepsychiatry behavioral health business development, and forensic psychiatry fellowship director she has a record of proven leadership in the clinical, educational, research, and public policy forums of psychiatric and telepsychiatric services. She greatly enjoys teaching psychiatrists how to testify and was the foundin...

Robert P Kahn-Rose, MD, PhD Dr. Robert P. Kahn-Rose, Inc.

Nevada
Geriatric Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry - Psychiatry, Disability Evaluations, Independent Medical Exams, Elder Law, Mental Capacity Evaluations, Will Contests, Undue Influence, Dementia, Alzheimers, Depression
Dr. Kahn-Rose is a native of Southern California. He received his B.S. from the University of California at Irvine, his M.D. from Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York, and his Ph.D. in Neuroscience from the Sue Golding Graduate School of Albert Einstein for his research on the hormonal influences on memory. He has published over 20 articles in peer-reviewed journals and has presented papers at a number of scientific society meetings. He trained in Psychiatry at the University of Chicago, where he completed a residency and fellowship in Biological Psychiatry. He remained on the faculty at the University of Chicago as an Assistant Professor. In 1988, he joined the faculty of UCLA as well as the West L.A. Veteran’s Administration Medical Center, where he was, among other things, the Co-Director of the UCLA Alzheimer’s Disease and Memory Disorders Center from 1991–1993. He is currently an Associate Clinical Professor in the Neuropsychiatric Institute of UCLA. He has been in...

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

New York, New York
Psychiatry, Neuropsychiatry - psychiatry, neurology, neuropsychiatry, Traumatic brain injury, PTSD, wrongful death, pain and suffering, aviation accidents, memory issues, will contests, geriatrics, medical/pharmacologically and/or psychologically based distortions, plaintiff suggestibility, medical malpractice, informed consent
Dr. med. Maurice Preter, MD is an experienced private practice and academic Psychiatrist, Neuropsychiatrist, Psychopharmacologist, and Neurologist in New York City. He is one of a small number of dually board certified specialists in both psychiatry and neurology. He speaks English, German and French and is licensed in New York, Germany/E.U., and Paris/France. Dr. Preter offers psychiatric and neuropsychiatric forensic expertise to assist plaintiff and defense counsel, the courts, federal, State agencies, and international organizations. Educated at the Universities of Munich, Germany and of Paris, France, he received his postgraduate specialty training in neurology and psychiatry at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York, and is dually board certified in both specialties. He has researched and written about a wide range of neuropsychiatric topics, including stroke, sleep disorders, epilepsy, panic disorder, psychological trauma, and the history of neurology in China. ...

Dustin Patil, MD Mountain Area Health Education Center

Asheville, North Carolina
Addiction Psychiatry, Addiction Medicine - Addiction, Substance Use Disorder, Substance Abuse, Substance Dependence, Drug Abuse, Opioids, Alcohol, Cocaine, Amphetamines, Marijuana, Cannabis, Benzodiazepines, Drug Testing, Psychiatry, Pain, Overdose, Suboxone, Buprenorphine, Methadone, Naltrexone, Detoxification
Dr. Patil graduated from Vanderbilt University and earned his medical degree at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. He completed his general psychiatry residency training at Boston Medical Center/Boston University School of Medicine, where he also completed a fellowship in addiction psychiatry. He worked as the Director of the Division of Addiction Psychiatry at Tufts Medical Center from 2018-2021 and ran the inpatient addiction psychiatry consultation service and saw patients with addiction and pain issues in the outpatient psychiatry and primary care clinics. He was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Tufts University School of Medicine and taught a number of courses at the medical school. Dr. Patil is an approved instructor for the PCSS MAT X-waiver training course; he has trained over 100 providers on the use of medications for opioid use disorder (including buprenorphine/Suboxone, methadone, and naltrexone). He has published on topics pertai...

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...

Frank A. Fetterolf, M.D. Frank A. Fetterolf, M.D. LLC

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry - Disability, Emotional Trauma, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Psychiatry, Psychopharmacology, Sexual Abuse, Sexual Harassment/Discrimination, Spousal Abuse, Stalking, Stress, Sexual Trauma, Rape, Molestation, Incest, Adult Sequelae of Childhood Sexual Abuse
Dr. Fetterolf has dedicated most of his life to learning about and caring for the mind. His curiosity drew him to studies at Cornell University, which ranged from the philosophy of mind to neurobiology of behavior. After studying neuroscience at the University of Pennsylvania, he decided to attend medical school. Here, he fell in love with psychiatry because each patient had a unique story. Dr. Fetterolf sought his graduate medical education at the Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of UPMC, one of the nation's largest and most renowned university-affiliated psychiatric hospitals. To become a psychiatrist who also provides psychotherapy, he received advanced training at the Columbia University and Pittsburgh Psychoanalytic Centers. Dr. Fetterolf is a diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology and a member of the American Academy of Psychoanalysis. He provides forensic consultation related to civil and criminal matters. His clinical experience offering comprehe...

Patricia A Maisano, RN, DHs, CCM, FAACM, PCGM, NCG, ABDA Varna LLC.

Mendenhall, Pennsylvania
Geriatrics, Developmental Disabilities - Special needs trust, Brain injury - birth, Long term care, Nursing, Nursing homes, Pediatric physical med & rehab, Psychiatry, Medical management, Elder abuse/predatory behavior, Psychology, Mental health, Memory impairment, Hospice/palliative care, Undue Influence
I have a history of more than 40 years in nursing, and more than 20 years of those years has been as an experienced witness. I have done every aspect of case work, between meditations, arbitration, closed hearings and hearings / trials with and without a jury. The nature of these cases have been med malpractice, standards of care (both medical and psychological), abuse of the elderly ( financial and physical) and the life needs of these groups. I have done both plaintiff and defense I was on the forefront of case management in the very early 80's and one of the first providers of advocacy for the elderly and disabled. I have been recognized as a matter expert in nursing, life care, and issues of disability. I created the first national franchise ( IKOR) in the area of Advocacy, which covered the major cities in the US. I created the software for IKOR, Datikor. Datikor addressed HIPPA. I have also worked with attorneys as a consultant when have been considering cases and when t...

David T Springer, MD

Media, Pennsylvania
Psychiatry - Psychiatry, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, PTSD, Sexual Abuse, Sexual Harassment, Disability Evaluations, Peer Review, Independent Medical Examinations, Employment, Medical Record Review, Fitness for Duty, Medical Malpractice
I am a Board-Certified psychiatrist and have had extensive clinical and forensic psychiatric experience throughout my career. I have performed hundreds of forensic evaluations, including IMEs, disability determination, return to work and worker’s compensation evaluations. I have been an expert witness in dozens of cases involving civil litigation, including victims of sexual abuse and employment issues, as well as medical malpractice defense regarding plaintiff's claims of psychiatric injury. In the course of my career, I have been deposed multiple times and have also testified in court on a number of occasions. I have been in private practice for over 30 years treating a wide variety of patients. In addition, I was a Residency Training Director for seven years, Medical Director of a psychiatric hospital for seven years, worked in two correctional facilities for three years and currently work in a Department of Veterans Affairs’ outpatient clinic. I have also taught Drexel U...

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)

Jonathan J Halford, MD Medical University of South Carolina

Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
Neurology, Psychiatry - seizure, epilepsy, EEG, neurophysiology, sleep medicine, general neurology, headache, neuropathy, encephalopathy, psychiatry, head trauma, memory disorders, stroke
Professor of Neurology, Psychiatry, and Behavioral Sciences at the Medical University of South Carolina. Staff Neurologist at Ralph H. Johnson Veterans Medical Center. Board certified in Neurology, Psychiatry, Epilepsy, Sleep Medicine, and Clinical Neurophysiology. Practiced general neurology, epilepsy subspecialty, and clinical neurophysiology clinical care since 2003. Multiple publications in neurology, epilepsy, EEG and sleep medicine.

Keyhill Sheorn, MD Keyhill Sheorn, MD

Midlothian, Virginia
Psychiatry - Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, PTSD, Trauma, Psychiatry, Virginia, IME, File Review
Dr. Sheorn is a sole practitioner who specializes in the clinical diagnosis and treatment of PTSD. She is also the Director of Psychodynamic Psychotherapy Training at the Department of Psychiatry at the Virginia Commonwealth University's Medical College of Virginia where she supervises and teaches the psychiatry residents. The training focuses on diagnostic complexity and the specifics of treatment. As a past-president of the Virginia Psychoanalytic Society, Dr. Sheorn has an exceptional skill in the use of the DSM 5 as well as an understanding of the dynamics and other signals that are necessary to make the clinical diagnosis of PTSD. As an expert, she works solely on PTSD cases to rule the disorder in or out.