Ellika McGuire, MD Expert Witness
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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Pediatric Psychiatry and Psychiatry

Keywords/Search Terms:

Child, Adolescent, Depression, Anxiety Disorders, ADHD, Bipolar Disorder, Suicidal Ideation, Suicide, Self Harm, PTSD, Trauma, Emotional Harm, LGBTQ+, Gay, Lesbian, Transgender, Parenting, Psychopharmacology, Psychotherapy, Psychoanalysis, Medical Malpractice, Family Law


Fellowship, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry , University of Washington School of Medicine; Residency, General Psychiatry , University of Washington School of Medicine; MD, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine ; BA, Brown University

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Double board-certified, child, adolescent, and adult psychiatrist and psychoanalyst, with seven years of full-time clinical experience evaluating and treating a broad range of psychiatric disorders in patients of all ages, from diverse backgrounds. Experience evaluating and consulting on family law, personal injury, emotional injury, causation, standard of care, medical malpractice, disability, and child abuse related litigation. Retained by prosecution and defense. Extensive clinical experience in the areas of self-harm, suicidality, parenting, and trauma. Unique expertise in work with LGBTQ+ youth and families, including work with transgender and gender non-conforming youth.