Alexander M. M. Shepherd, MB ChB, PhD, FRCP, FAHA Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

Contact Information

  • Company: Clinpharm
  • Phone: 210 725 7553
  • Cell: 210 725 7553
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Pharmacology- Clinical and Internal Medicine

Specialty Focus: Drug adverse effect, drug toxicity, poisoning, drug overdose, prescribing, mechanism of drug action, drug Interaction, drug dose, poly-pharmacy, malpractice, drug reaction, drug patent,

Education: PhD, Clinical Pharmacology, St. Andrews University, Scotland; Board Certification, American Board of Clinical Pharmacology; M.B.,Ch.B., Medical degree, St. Andrews University, Scotland; Board Certification, Internal Medicine, Royal College of Physicians of the United Kingdom

Years in Practice: 30+

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: 15+


Additional Information

I am a Board certified internist and PhD clinical pharmacology expert in drug action and effect with over 35 years of experience. I have been retained in almost 400 legal cases, for both defendants and plaintiffs, usually in medical malpractice cases in which adverse drug effects or actions are involved. I also have extensive expertise in drug litigation and patent disputes. In cases where drug prescribing, dosing, adverse effects and drug interactions are in question, I provide standard-of-care expert witness testimony. I am Board certified in Clinical Pharmacology and in Internal Medicine. I have been Chairman and Executive Director of the American Board of Clinical Pharmacology, President of the American Society of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics and have been on multiple national committees. I teach and practice Clinical Pharmacology and Internal Medicine in an academic and clinical setting.