Michael R. Weinraub, MD, FAAP Expert Witness

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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Pediatrics

Specialty Focus: Adoption, Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS),Abusive Head Trauma (AHT),child abuse, Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy (MSBP),developmental disabilities (Autism),lead poisoning, Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD), custody evaluation, foster child health

Education: MD, University of California, San Diego

Years in Practice: 30+


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Board Certified Pediatrician. Dr. Weinraub has consulted for the Edmund Edelman Children’s Court of Los Angeles County for Dependency Court Judges on medical and mental health requirements for abused children and consulted for court referred cases involving foster children who may experience various side effects of psychotropic medications including: cognitive blunting, increased suicidal ideation, obesity, metabolic syndrome, cardiac irregularities, and neurologic abnormalities. He serves on the Los Angeles County Superior Court Approved Panel of Expert Witnesses, "730 Panel," providing expertise to both prosecutors and defense attorneys in indigent criminal defendant cases.