Patrick Filkins, PharmD, BCPS, DABAT Expert Witness

Clinical Toxicology & Pharmacology Expert Witness

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Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Toxicology and Pharmacology- Clinical

Keywords/Search Terms:

Emergency Medicine, Pharmacokinetics, Alcohol Intoxication, Drugs of Abuse, Opioids, Fentanyl, Envenomation, Poisoning, Overdose, DUI, Kratom, Mushrooms, Hospital Pharmacy, Antidotes, Heavy Metals, Pesticides, Urine Drug Screen, Drug Testing, Blood Testing, Withdrawal


Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Saint Joseph; Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry, State University of New York at Old Westbury

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Patrick Filkins, PharmD, BCPS, DABAT obtained a BS in Biochemistry at SUNY Old Westbury and a Doctorate of Pharmacy at the University of Saint Joseph School of Pharmacy and Physician Assistant studies. Following pharmacy school he completed residency at Grady Memorial Health System in Atlanta, Georgia and subsequently a clinical toxicology fellowship at the Georgia Poison Center. He is currently board-certified in toxicology (DABAT) and pharmacotherapy (BCPS). He is a practicing clinical toxicologist at the Georgia Poison Center, emergency medicine clinical pharmacist at Grady Memorial Health System, and an adjunct instructor of emergency medicine at Emory University School of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine. He also serves on the board of directors for the American Board of Applied Toxicology (ABAT). He has multiple publications in the field of toxicology. His research interests include toxic alcohols, acetaminophen toxicity, snake envenomation, and the management of opioid use disorder. He has been in practice for over 5 years and is a licensed pharmacist in the state of Georgia.