Jeffrey Guina, MD, ABPN, FAPA Expert Witness
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Addiction Medicine and Forensic Psychiatry

Specialty Focus: mental, trauma, PTSD, stress, forensic, disability, fitness, military, risk, addiction, intellectual, retardation

Education: MD, Wayne State University School of Medicine; Psychiatry Residency, Wright State University/Wright-Patterson Air Force Base; Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship, University of Michigan; Public & Community Psychiatry Fellowship, Wayne State University

Years in Practice: 10+

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: 50+

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Dr. Guina is a licensed physician, board-certified in psychiatry, addiction medicine, forensic psychiatry, and public/community psychiatry. In addition to a wide variety of clinical experiences (e.g., hospital, community, emergency, alcohol and drug programs, military, forensic), Dr. Guina has performed hundreds of forensic evaluations. He has had training, education and experience in clinical, forensic and occupational psychiatry. He has also taught and supervised staff and trainees, presented at several national conferences, and published many peer-reviewed scholarly manuscripts, including about trauma, developmental disabilities, psychopharmacology, addiction, and forensic/occupational evaluations. Other psychiatric expert activities include record reviews, protocol and policy development, report writing for third parties, psychiatric expert witness testimony, and attorney/organizational consultation. He has experience related to civil and criminal matters such as: •Disability •Fitness for duty (including high-stakes professions such as military, police, pilots, intelligence, healthcare, personnel working with nuclear and biological material) •Workers compensation or line of duty determinations •Security clearance •Arming/use of force •Pilot certification •Medical malpractice or standard of care reviews •Evaluation of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) claims •Evaluation of feigning/malingering •Suicide risk assessment •Violence risk assessment (e.g., workplace violence, sexual offending, stalking, fire-setting, property destruction) •Decision-making capacity/competence •Civil commitment •Competence to stand trial •Competence to waive Miranda rights •Competence to confine •Criminal responsibility or not guilty by reason of insanity