Richard M Sobel, MD Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae


Contact this Expert Witness

  • Company: Jefferson Medical School
  • Phone: 215-731-1901
  • Cell: 267-314-7665
  • Fax: 215-731-9503
  • Website:

Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Psychiatry and Pain Management - Medicine

Specialty Focus:

Psychopharmacology, Worker's Compensation, Post-traumatic Stress Disorder, Sleep, Depression, Anxiety, Compex Regional Pain Syndrome, Neuropathic Pain, Trauma, Opioids, Addiction, Medication


B.S. Chemistry, Massachusettes Institute of Technology; M.S. Nutrition, Massachusettes Institute of Technology; M.D., Pennsylvania State University

Years in Practice:


Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs:


Additional Information

Specialty focus: Pain Medicine (for which I have sub-specialty board certification) psychotherapy, and Psychopharmacology. Academics: Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Jefferson Medical School. Recipient of two resident teaching awards. Leadership: President of Greater Philadelphia Pain Society (local chapter of the American Pain Society) 2013-2015 Special skills: (1) Communication: I have lectured extensively on the management of depression and chronic pain to both large and small audiences. (2) Organization: I manage a large solo practice using a computer-based practice management system which I wrote and have updated for over 20 years.