Cletus S Carvalho, MD Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

Contact Information

  • Additional States: Indiana and New York
  • Phone: 859-576-8444
  • Cell: 859-576-8444
  • Fax: 888-235-9895
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Psychiatry and Geriatric Psychiatry

Specialty Focus: Addiction Medicine, Psychosomatic Medicine, Forensic, Forensic Psychiatry, Expert Witness, Expert Testimony, IME, record review, malpractice, medical malpractice, head injury, TBI

Education: Medical School, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Belgaum, India; Psychiatry, St. Vincent's Hospital & Medical Center of New York, NY, NY; Geriatric Psychiatry, Columbia University, NY, NY

Years in Practice: 20

Additional Information

Dr. Carvalho is currently Medical Director for Inpatient Psychiatry at St. Claire Regional Medical Center in Morehead, KY and Associate Professor in Psychiatry at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. Dr. Carvalho completed his 4 year residency in Psychiatry at St. Vincent's Hospital & Medical Center of New York in Manhattan, New York. He was Chief Resident during his final year of residency. He then completed an additional year of residency training in Geriatric Psychiatry at Columbia University in New York. Dr. Carvalho has obtained and maintained board certification in Psychiatry, Geriatric Psychiatry, Psychosomatic Medicine, and Addiction Medicine. He is also the recipient of numerous regional and national teaching awards. He has been at the University of Kentucky since 2005 and until July 2015 held many leadership positions within the Department of Psychiatry including Psychiatry Residency Program Director (2008-2015), Adult Psychiatry Inpatient Unit Medical Director (2005-2014), and Vice-Chair of Clinical Affairs (2014-2015). Dr. Carvalho continues to work at UK in his outpatient practice and also does evaluations of patients preparing for a kidney, liver, heart, or lung transplant.