Joel M Silberberg, MD Expert Witness

Contact Information

  • Additional States: Florida and Illinois
  • Company: Private Practice of Forensic Psychiatry, Las Vegas, NV
  • Phone: 312 371 6821
  • Cell: 312 371 6821
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Forensic Psychiatry and Psychiatry

Specialty Focus: Former Professor of Psychiatry. Consultant and/or Expert: PTSD, emotional harm, closed head injury, decisional and testamentary capacity, professional competence, negligence, suicide and violence risk assessment, wrongful death, psychopharmacology, addictions, CST, sanity, mitigation, death penalty.

Education: MD, University of Witwatersrand; Board Certified in Psychiatry, ; Board Certified in Forensic Psychiatry, ; Distinguished Life Fellow APA,

Years in Practice: 30 +

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: 25 +


Additional Information

PAST CAREER MILESTONES: - Director Medical Student Education in Psychiatry; Professor Clinical Psychiatry, Loyola University of Chicago, Maywood, Illinois. Medical Director Madden Mental Health Center, Hines, Illinois. Assoc. Professor Psychiatry, Rush Medical College, Chicago, Illinois. Director Mental Health Services, Cermak Health Services of Cook County, Chicago, Illinois. - Assoc. Professor Psychiatry; Division Director; Program Director, Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship Training Program, University of TX Health Science Center at San Antonio. - Assoc. Professor Psychiatry; Program Director, Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship Training Program, Northwestern University School of Medicine. Director Division of Psychiatry and the Law, Northwestern University School of Medicine. - Assoc. Professor Psychiatry, Northwestern University School of Law. - Professor Psychiatry at University of Nevada School of Medicine, Las Vegas, at University Medical Center. - Professor Psychiatry; Chief Tele-psychiatry. Chief Forensic Division. Program Director, Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship Training Program, University of Florida, COM, Gainesville, FL. CURRENT PRACTICE: - Behavioral Health Medical Director, Centene Corporation, Las Vegas, NV. - Civil Forensic Psychiatry Practice: emotional harm, PTSD, bereavement, closed head injury, workplace violence, decisional capacity, testamentary capacity, contested wills, professional competence, professional negligence, medical malpractice, suicide and violence risk assessment, wrongful death, correctional mental health, false/coerced confessions, deprivation of civil rights, psychopharmacology and addictions. - Criminal Forensic Psychiatry Practice: competence to stand trial, not guilty by reason of insanity, sentencing, mitigation and death penalty. Board Certified in Psychiatry and Forensic Psychiatry. Licensed in FL, IL, NV, CA and TX. Distinguished Life Fellow of American Psychiatric Association.