Roger K Pitman, MD Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

Contact Information

  • Company: Harvard Medical School
  • Phone: 617-721-9147
  • Fax: 978-363-2093
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties:

Forensic Psychiatry and Brain Injury Medicine

Specialty Focus:

posttraumatic stress disorder, PTSD, psychological trauma, traumatic brain injury, TBI, brain damage, brain injury medicine, abuse, tort, workers compensation, damages, disability


A.B., Amherst College; M.D., University of Vermont

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Additional Information

Dr. Pitman has been practicing psychiatry for 50 years. He is Certified in Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry, and Brain Injury Medicine by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He is Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital. He is an internationally recognized researcher, teacher, and clinician in post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). He has more than 250 peer-reviewed publications in the medical and clinical psychology literature. He is a Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and a recipient of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies' Award for Outstanding Scientific Achievement and its Lifetime Achievement Award. In addition to Dr. Pitman's activity in academic psychiatry, he has a selective private practice in forensic psychiatry, specializing in PTSD, traumatic brain injury, and mental damages. He does not accept malpractice liability cases (except with regard to damages). Dr. Pitman has 33 years' experience as a forensic psychiatric consultant and expert witness and has testified during deposition and/or at trial in 66 civil and criminal cases. If your case calls for an expert with the most distinguished credentials, consider Dr. Pitman.