Contact this Expert Witness
- Company: Peachstate Psychiatric Services
- Phone: (404) 575-4785
- Cell: (678) 508-7534
- Fax: (404) 575-4786
- Website: www.PsychiatryOfAtlanta.com
Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness
General Specialties:Forensic Psychiatry and Psychiatry
Specialty Focus:Board-Certified Psychiatrist, Competency to Stand Trial, Forensic, Forensic Trained, Master Certified Independent Medical Examiner, Psychiatry, PTSD, and TBI.
Education:Master Certified Independent Medical Examiner, American Board of Independent Medical Examiners; Forensic Fellow, Emory University - Atlanta, Georgia; Doctor of Medicine, State University of New York Health Science Center - Syracuse, NY; Bachelor of Science, Morehouse College - Atlanta, GA
Years in Practice:24
Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs:2
Dwight Owens, M.D., the Chief Psychiatrist for Peachstate Psychiatric Services, Inc. is a Board-Certified Psychiatrist, forensic trained and Master Certified Independent Medical Examiner. He has been practicing medicine in the heart of metropolitan Atlanta, Georgia for more than 20 years. He has both inpatient and outpatient care. He is a competent expert in Forensic Psychiatry, based on his experience and education combined. He current treats patients in the outpatient and inpatient setting. Dr. Owens received his Bachelor’s degree from the prestigious Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia. He received his medical doctorate from the Health Science Center (HSC) at Syracuse in 1994. He then returned to Macon, Georgia where he attended Mercer University’s School of Medicine, and obtained an internship certificate in the area of Family Medicine. In 1998 Dr. Owens returned to Syracuse to complete his formal Psychiatry training, and also served as the chief resident in his final year in Syracuse. On completion of his Adult and General Psychiatry training, he attended Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia and completed a fellowship in Forensic Psychiatry, (Psychiatry and the Law). In 1999 he became board certified in Adult and General Psychiatry in October.