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General Specialties: Psychiatry and Neuropsychiatry

Specialty Focus: Traumatic Brain Injury, TBI, medication injury, toxicology, Psychological Stress, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, PTSD, Workplace Harassment, Emotional and Physical Damages, Conscious Pain and Suffering, Diminished Mental Capacity, Mitigation, informed consent, sexual misconduct, suggestibility

Education: MD , Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich, Germany; Board Certified Psychiatrist (American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN), Board Certified Neurologist (American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN); Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, Columbia University; Associate Professor of Neurology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Years in Practice: 25

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: 15

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Dr. Maurice Preter, MD is an experienced private practice and academic Psychiatrist, Psychopharmacologist, and Neurologist in New York City. He is one of a small number of dually board certified specialists in both psychiatry and neurology. He speaks English, German and French and is licensed in New York, Germany/E.U., and Paris/France. Dr. Preter offers psychiatric and neuropsychiatric forensic expertise to assist plaintiff and defense counsel, the courts, federal, State agencies, and international organizations. He has been qualified by a court to give expert testimony 35 times and has testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator 35 times. Educated at the Universities of Munich, Germany and of Paris, France, he received his postgraduate specialty training in neurology and psychiatry at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York, and is dually board certified in both specialties. He has researched and written about a wide range of neuropsychiatric topics, including stroke, sleep disorders, epilepsy, panic disorder, psychological trauma, and the history of neurology in China. Dr. Preter is a member of the psychiatry faculty of Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons, an associate clinical professor of neurology at Mount Sinai Hospital, and internationally active as lecturer, medical educator and as clinical and medical-legal consultant. His particular interest is in the diagnosis and integrated treatment of conditions that overlap between neurology, psychological health and general medicine (e.g., chronic pain, dementia). More at