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

General Specialties: Forensic Psychiatry and Psychiatry

Specialty Focus: mental, trauma, PTSD, stress, forensic, disability, fitness, military, risk, developmental, 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: 9+

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

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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 other 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 consultation, protocol and policy development, report writing for third parties, and psychiatric expert witness testimony. He has performed a variety of forensic evaluations, involving psychiatric examinations, record reviews and/or attorney/organizational consultation related to civil and criminal matters such as: •Disability •Fitness for duty •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 •Workplace risk assessment •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 Dr. Guina has performed a variety of psychiatric risk assessment evaluations for potential public safety risks and/or potential risks of harm to self. These include evaluations of individuals with risk of suicide, violence, sexual offending, stalking, fire-setting, property destruction, workplace violence, and fitness for high-risk occupations (e.g., military, police, pilots, intelligence, healthcare providers, personnel working with nuclear and biological material).