Barry H. Roth, MD Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

Contact Information

  • Phone: (617) 734-3572
  • Fax: (617) 734-2757
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Psychiatry and Forensic Psychiatry

Specialty Focus: Addiction Psychiatry, Substance Abuse, Geriatric Psychiatry, Contested Wills, Will Contests, Testamentary Capacity, Undue Influence, Psychiatric Malpractice, Trauma, PTSD, Civil Competencies, Criminal Competencies.

Education: AB, Cornell University; MD, University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry

Years in Practice: 40+

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: 2


Additional Information

Dr. Roth's [forensic] expertise arises from 40+ years of an unusually broad and deep range of clinical work---both public and private, hospital and out-patient---the basis to achieve Certification in the Subspecialties of Addiction Psychiatry, Geriatric Psychiatry, and Forensic Psychiatry, and rank of Distinguished Life Fellow, Massachusetts Psychiatric Society & American Psychiatric Association. His clear penetrating insight directly explains complexity in a straightforward manner. Diplomate, American Board of Preventive Medicine with Certification in Addiction Medicine Diplomate, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology with Certifications in Psychiatry Addiction Psychiatry Geriatric Psychiatry Forensic Psychiatry Former Instructor – Harvard Medical School Cornell University Alumnus