Joshua E. Pretsky, MD Expert Witness

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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Psychiatry

Specialty Focus: Psychopharmacology, Post-Operative Treatment, Depression, Delirium, Cognitive Functions, Psychosomatic Medicine, Psychotherapy, Work Place Sexual Harassment, Wrongful Termination

Education: MD, UCLA

Years in Practice: 18

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: 30


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Dr. Joshua Pretsky is Board Certified in Psychiatry and has extensive experience as an Expert Witness conducting case reviews and IME evaluations. Dr. Pretsky completed medical school at UCLA and his residency in Psychiatry at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, where he received the Pfizer Resident of the Year award and the Horowitz Award for clinical excellence. He has conducted forensic evaluations involving a wide-range of traumas, including severe and disabling physical injuries, workplace sexual harassment and wrongful termination. Dr. Pretsky maintains a private practice of psychotherapy and psychopharmacology and is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine where he lectures and supervises resident psychiatrists on the diagnosis and treatment of DSM-IV axis I and axis II disorders. Dr. Pretsky is a certified member of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, a Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and an attending psychiatrist at St. John’s Hospital Medical Center in Santa Monica, CA. He has postgraduate training in psychosomatic medicine