Matthew J Steiner, M.D., Q.M.E. Expert Witness
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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Psychiatry and Addiction Psychiatry

Specialty Focus: IME, testamentary capacity, fitness for duty, capacity to refuse treatment, medical malpractice, suicide, negligence, psychiatrist malpractice, PTSD, emotional distress, psychiatric disability, emotional harm, wrongful termination, stalking, malingering, threat assessment, security clearance, trauma

Education: M.D., University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School; Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Rutgers Graduate School; Psychology, Rutgers College

Years in Practice: 13

Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs: 30+


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Dr. Steiner is dual-board certified in Adult Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, and in Addiction Medicine by the American Board of Addiction Medicine. In addition to his private practice, Dr. Steiner is founder and director of Expedient Medicolegal Services (www.expevals.com), where he mentors a group of 40+ physicians in multiple medical specialties in their own medicolegal practices. In his current position, Dr. Steiner has provided critical review on thousands of medicolegal cases and is versed in all aspects of how to be an optimal expert witness. Dr. Steiner is published in the fields of health psychology, immunological function and its effects on mental disorders and addiction. He accepts civil forensic and corporate/university threat assessment cases nationally, with focus on the following areas: Independent Medical Evaluations (IMEs) Civil Capacities: Testamentary Capacity (Ability to Make a Legally-Enforceable Will) Capacity to Consent to (or Refuse) Treatment Matrimonial Capacity (Ability to Form a Legally-Enforceable Marriage) Medical Malpractice: Psychiatrist Malpractice/Standard of Care (Following Harm to a Patient) Negligence Lawsuits/Psychic Harm Evaluations (e.g. PTSD or Depression) Appropriateness of Civil Commitment Boundary Violations Employer/Employee litigation: Emotional Distress Resulting from Employment Disputes Wrongful Termination/Retaliation Discrimination/Harassment Fitness for Duty Evaluations (i.e. for licensed professionals such as pilots, dentists, physicians, nurses, attorneys) Stalking Evaluations Malingering Assessments Disability Evaluations Security Clearance