Allan S. Nineberg, MD Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

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  • Phone: (617) 497-1484
  • Fax: (617) 441-2777

Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Psychiatry and Forensic Psychiatry

Keywords/Search Terms:

Psychiatric Malpractice, Long term effects of Sexual Abuse, Psychopharmacology, Suicide, Boundary Violations


BS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; MD, Emory University School of Medicine; Internship, Boston University; Residency, Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital

Years in Practice:


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Additional Information

Dr. Nineberg is a psychiatrist on the teaching faculty of Harvard Medical School. In the past 20 years, he has served as an expert witness in approximately 400 cases involving sexual abuse by clergy and teachers; negligent use of psychoactive drugs; suicide; and boundary violations by medical personnel. He is available for consultation, medical record and document review, writing and editing reports, and testifying. He has an active clinical practice specializing in psychopharmacology. Dr. Nineberg has supervised and lectured to medical students and resident physicians at Harvard and Boston University and has given Grand Rounds and spoken at local and national conferences on issues relating to psychiatric malpractice and clergy sexual abuse. Teaching faculty, Harvard Medical School, 1991-present; certified by American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 1982; staff psychiatrist, Mt. Auburn Hospital, Cambridge Massachusetts 2005- present; private practice, general psychiatry and psychopharmacology, 1981-present. Meticulous and thorough in his approach, Dr. Nineberg is honest, amiable, and responsive.