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Melissa Genisauski, LCSW Psychiatric Facilities, Managed Care

Aliso Viejo , California
Social Work Expert Witness, Mental Health Expert Witness - Behavioral Health, Substance Abuse Treatment, Dual Diagnosis, Serious Mental Illness (SMI), Inpatient Psychiatric Facilities, Partial Hospitalization Programs, Intensive Outpatient Programs, Case Management, Discharge Planning, Crisis Intervention, De-Escalation, Managed Care.
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) experienced in providing therapeutic interventions to the mental health (MH) and substance use disorder (SUD) populations in both inpatient and outpatient treatment settings. Current roles include being a Clinical Supervisor of an outpatient Partial Hospitalization Program (PHP), providing clinical supervision and support to licensed mental health clinicians and Registered Nurses, along with providing group and individual therapy to patients with behavioral health (BH) conditions; also currently serving as a National Manager of Behavioral Health for a Managed Care Organization, providing clinical and operational training, consultation, and oversight to Health Plans within the organization. Additional professional experience has included being a Program Director of an intensive case management program for the acute/severe MH and SUD populations, as well as providing MH and SUD case management, providing a variety of social services ...
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David N. Glaser, MD Glaser Forensic Group

Los Angeles, California
Forensic Psychiatry Expert Witness, Neuropsychiatry Expert Witness - Addiction Psychiatry, Addiction Medicine, Disability Evaluation, Forensic Psychology, Geriatric Psychiatry, Independent Medical Exams, Legal Medicine, Mental Health, Neuropsychology, Pharmacology-Clinical, Psychiatry, Psychology
David Glaser, M.D. has been performing psychiatric evaluations and teaching about Forensic Psychiatry for over three decades. His interest in Forensic Psychiatry emanates from contact with the late Seymour Pollack, M.D., Ph.D, one of the pioneers in Forensic Psychiatry. Since the inception of his career, Dr. Glaser has performed over a thousand evaluations, criminal and civil, defense and plaintiff, at the request of attorneys, individuals, industry, insurance companies, and judges. In the California Workers Compensation system, he has performed hundreds of evaluations as a neutral evaluator (Agreed Medical Evaluations and Panels Qualified Medical Evaluations), chosen jointly by plaintiff and defense attorneys. Dr. Glaser has been on the faculty of the U.C.L.A. Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship Program and has been on the Advisory Board of the American College of Forensic Psychiatry. He is Board Certified in Psychiatry and Neurology. He has also been Board Certified in Forensic Psychia...
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John Hamel John Hamel & Associates

San Rafael, California
Forensic Psychology Expert Witness, Mental Health Expert Witness - domestic violence, intimate partner violence, IPV, intimate partner abuse, battered woman syndrome, false arrest, battered woman defense, battered person syndrome, battered person defense, family violence, family abuse, psychological abuse, batterer intervention
John Hamel, Ph.D., LCSW, has a Masters in Social Welfare from U.C.L.A., and a Ph.D. from the University of Central Lancashire, U.K., where he is currently a Research Fellow. He has worked with family violence perpetrators and victims since 1992, and is a court-approved provider of batterer intervention programs in the San Francisco Bay Area. Dr. Hamel is the author of Gender-Inclusive Treatment of Intimate Partner Abuse, 2nd Edition: Evidence-Based Approaches, (Springer, 2014), and other books on domestic violence. He also has had dozens of his research articles published in various peer-reviewed scholarly journals, and is Editor-in-Chief of Partner Abuse, a journal published quarterly by Springer Publishing. A frequent speaker at conferences on domestic violence, he has also trained mental health professionals, attorneys, victim advocates social service organizations, law enforcement, attorneys and family court mediators. He is a founding member of the Association of Domesti...
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Barbara J. Justice, MD Forensic Med Group

Glendora, California
Forensic Psychiatry Expert Witness, Psychiatry Expert Witness - Psychiatric Disease, Pharmacological Clinical, Competency to Stand Trial, Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity, Serve Mental Illness, Psychiatric Disability, Emotional Harm, Emotional Distress, Workers' Compensation, Mental Health, Malpractice, Capacity, Sexual Harassment Sexual Abuse and Victimization.
Dr. Justice began her career in medicine as a surgeon in New York City. After several years as a practicing surgeon, she decided to enter the field of Psychiatry and received training in a Fellowship program at UCLA. She is a Board Certified Forensic Psychiatrist with training in all aspects of psychiatry and the law. Dr. Justice has a broad experience testifying in criminal and civil cases and has been deposed extensively from 300 to 400 times. She has also testified frequently as mental health expert witness for the state of California. Her unique background in physical medicine, trauma, psychopharmacology and surgery, combined with her psychiatric expertise, gives her an in-depth understanding of the multitude of factors at issue in civil litigation cases. Dr. Justice is currently Attending Forensic Psychiatrist, Director of Psychiatric Training at the Metropolitan State Hospital in Norwalk California and a Psychiatrist at the psychopharmacology Center for Behavior Medicine in ...
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Kimberley D Lakes, Ph.D. Univ of California

Lake Forest, California
Neuropsychology Expert Witness, Psychology Expert Witness - mental health, pediatric, child, adolescent, autism, ADHD, neurodevelopmental disorder, developmental disorder, cognition, cognitive, behavior disorder, attention, hyperactivity
Dr. Lakes was trained in one of the top doctoral programs in her field at the University of Wisconsin, Madison and completed a clinical child psychology internship at the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. For the past 11 years, she has been a faculty member (assistant, then associate) professor in pediatrics in the medical school at the University of California, Irvine. She recently left UC Irvine to join the psychiatry faculty in the medical school of the University of California, Riverside. Dr. Lakes has received many research awards, including the 2008 Outstanding Recent Graduate Award from the School of Education at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, in recognition of the impact of her work on the field of children’s mental health. In 2011, in recognition of the impact of her neurodevelopmental research, the Aspen Brain Forum and New York Academy of Sciences selected her for the Aspen Brain Forum Prize in Neuro-Education, Young Investigator Award. Dr. Lakes has received fou...
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Michael L. Levittan, PhD

Los Angeles, California
Psychology Expert Witness, Mental Health Expert Witness - Trauma, PTSD, Abuse, Custody, Child, Domestic, Violence, Parenting, School, Spousal, Anger
Dr. Levittan (“Dr. Michael”) is an experienced psychotherapist and expert witness who is devoted to his work with both treatment of patients and expert consultation and testimony with clients. He has been in practice as a psychotherapist for over 25 years and has provided expert testimony for over 18 years. His areas of specialization include: Trauma and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Domestic Violence, Child Custody, Parenting, Child Abuse, Spousal Abuse, Anger Management; and School Violence. Additionally, Dr. Michael has lectured and taught seminars at UCLA Extension; National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI); International Conference on Violence, Abuse, and Trauma (IVAT); Inter-Agency Council on Child Abuse and Neglect; California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists; NEXUS Conference on Child Abuse; Grief and Loss Conference; Pasadena Hillside Children’s Home; U.S. Marines; L.A. Superior Court; Women’s Shelters; Loyola Marymount University; Association of Battere...
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Nicole E McCarthy, MSW, LCSW

Woodland Hills, California
Social Work Expert Witness, Mental Health Expert Witness - Mental Health, Intensive Outpatient Programs, Partial Hospitalization, Adult Depression/Anxiety, Case Management, Discharge Planning, Perinatal Issues, Postpartum Depression, PTSD, Adults Molested as Children, Domestic Violence, Work Place Sexual Harassment, Suicide Prevention, Institutional Abuse
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) expert in mental health, psychiatric issues and women's health. I have a masters degree in social work from the University of Southern California and licensed in the state of California with the Board of Behavioral Sciences. I have experience and expertise with residential treatment centers, psychiatric hospitals, domestic violence shelters and outpatient mental health clinics. I was a leader for the Intensive Outpatient Program in an outpatient clinic. Supervised other therapist’s and coordinated treatment teams for patient care. I addition, I am a member of Postpartum Support International and helped create the positive motherhood transition program specializing and treating moms who struggle with postpartum depression/ anxiety. I have expertise with pregnancy loss, infertility and perinatal issues. I am also a member of the International Association of Trauma Professionals. I have expertise with trauma, acute stress disorder, post trau...
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Mindy B Mechanic, Ph.D. Forensic Psychological Consulting Inc

Long Beach, California
Forensic Psychology Expert Witness, Psychology Expert Witness - Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Stalking, abuse, infanticide, Homicide, Child Forensic Interviewing, workplace violence, risk assessment, IME, personal injury, trauma, PTSD, worker's compensation, employment discrimination, violence, mental health, forensic evaluation, psychological assessment
I have worked in academia as a professor for approximately 20 years. In that capacity, I engaged in research, teaching, mentoring/supervision, and clinical work, focusing on the psychological consequences of trauma, violence and victimization. During graduate school and internship, i received specialized training in forensic psychology. I have been practicing forensic psychology independently since receiving my first license to practice in 1998. In addition to my academic appointment, I also work regularly as an expert witness, legal consultant, and forensic psychologist in civil, family and criminal (civilian and military) cases. I have numerous peer reviewed publications and presentations and federally funded research grants. I have conducted many professional trainings for attorneys, other legal/court professionals, mental health professional, and medical professionals.
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Pei H. Nie, MD Dr. Pei H. Nie, MD

Los Angeles, California
Psychiatry Expert Witness, Geriatric Psychiatry Expert Witness - Independent Medical Examinations, Expert Witness, Long Term Care, Medical Management, Medical Legal Evaluations, Mental Health, Neuropsychiatry, Testamentary Capacity Evaluations, Disability Utilization Review, Neurocognitive Dementia Disorders
Dr. Pei H. Nie is a board-certified Geriatric Psychiatrist with diverse experience in clinical, academic, administrative and business development settings. She has practiced in most if not all possible settings, including: inpatient, outpatient, consultation-liaison, nursing homes, forensics, home visits, and telemedicine. Her experience and passion for mental health advances her interests in developing mental health programs, cultivating quality control structures, and progressing behavioral health education. She is now the lead clinical administrator one of the country’s largest telepsychiatry companies focused on expanding access to mental health service and treatment. She is a faculty attending physician at UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine and Kaweah Delta Health Care District residency training programs. In the subjects of neurocognitive disorders and women in healthcare, she has published in two academic textbooks. She is a public speaker for educational events in the...
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Rebecca Roy, PhD Rebecca Roy, Ph.D.

Marina del Rey, California
Psychology Expert Witness, Mental Health Expert Witness - PTSD, Psychology, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Trauma, Sexual Abuse, Entertainment Industry, Sexual Harassment, Psychological disability, Workplace violence, Psychological consequences of early childhood sexual, emotional and physical abuse, Depression, Anxiety, Job Stress, High-profile divorce
Extensive experience working with high profile individuals both in and out of the Entertainment Industry. Expert in Post-traumatic Stress Disorder. Qualified Medical Evaluator (QME) for Worker's Comp. Presentation to the American Psychological Association of original research on innovative PTSD treatment method. Experienced public speaker developed through presentations, lectures and extensive international experience in the dramatic arts. Thought leader with appearances on national major media, including CNN, KTLA-TV, ABC World News Tonight. Quoted in The New York Times, LA Times, Reuters, Washington Post (series on sexual harassment in Hollywood). Currently maintain an active clinical practice. Former journalist and columnist. Former coach of Olympic athletes and former national champion athlete (synchronized swimming). Completed 48 hours of expert witness training with SEAK.
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John (Jay) Slosar, PhD Expedient Medicolegal Services

Irvine, California
Forensic Psychology Expert Witness, Mental Health Expert Witness - adolescent psychology, child psychology, capacity and undue influence, Fitness for Duty, conservatiorship evaluations, developmental disabilities, workplace disputes, standard of care, malpractie, custody, abuse, PTSD, suicide prevention, IME, traumatic brain injury, chronic pain
Jay Slosar, Ph.D., Q.M.E., has been in private practice for 30 years as a licensed psychologist and provided direct clinical and consulting services in a variety of diverse settings. Dr. Slosar received his Bachelor’s Degree from Jacksonville University, earned his Master’s Degree from Wichita State University, and received his Ph.D. from the University of Southern California. Dr. Slosar is on the expert witness panel in juvenile, family and criminal law in Orange County, CA. He also provides forensic evaluations from court referrals, specializing in evaluating teenagers and young adults. His practice is located in Irvine, California. Dr. Slosar has worked and consulted for many companies and organizations, including: Health and Human Services Group, Young Life Enrichment Program, Family Solutions, Western Youth Services, Villa Millard Facility, and the Dawson Education Foundation. The services provided included: counseling, psychological evaluations, program design, staff train...
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Jonathan Terry, DO, ABIHM

Clovis, California
Psychiatry Expert Witness, Mental Health Expert Witness - Suicide, Side Effects, Depression, Bipolar, Anxiety, Pharmacology, Risk Management, Addiction, Telemedicine, Functional Medicine, Alternative Medicine, Child Psychiatry, Psychiatrist, Hospital, Inpatient, Wrongful Death, Standard of Care, Causation, Damages
RECOGNIZED AS ONE OF 2015’S AND 2018'S TOP PSYCHIATRISTS BY THE CONSUMERS’ RESEARCH COUNCIL OF AMERICA, Jonathan Terry, DO, ABIHM  is a board-certified osteopathic physician and surgeon, a general psychiatrist, a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN), a Diplomate of the National Board of Physicians and Surgeons (NBPAS), and a Diplomate of the American Board of Integrative and Holistic Medicine (ABIHM). He is involved in the certification process through the Institute of Functional Medicine (IFM).  Dr. Terry is proud to be a National Health Service Corps Ambassador, and works primarily with underserved and migrant worker populations, correctional settings, high-acuity inpatient psychiatric patients, and in program and policy-building initiatives. Dr. Terry’s clinical interests include primary care consultation, nutrition, osteopathy, integrative medicine, strength-based therapies, and prevention. Dr. Terry is an accomplished author, has served as a medic...
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Joseph L.J. Schwartz, Psy.D

Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
Psychology Expert Witness, Mental Health Expert Witness - School Psychology, Criminal Forensic Psychology, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Clinical Forensic Psychology, Psychological Injury, Custody Evaluation, Child Abuse, Spousal Abuse, Mental Status Review, Harassment, Capacity Evaluation, Competency Evaluation, Stalking
Dr. Joseph Schwartz has specialized in school, clinical and forensic psychology for over 30 years. He has assisted attorneys addressing legal questions pertinent to high conflict co-parenting difficulties, domestic violence and abuse, violence and sex offender risk assessment, psycho-sexual issues, developmental disorders, learning disabilities, head injury, neuropsychological functioning, cognitive ability, psychological/emotional damages for Family Law, Criminal and Civil Court. He has provided expert advice and legal consultation regarding various parenting and psychological issues including: Psychological and Neuropsychological testing, Parenting Plans, Expert Witness testimony, School and Home evaluations. Currently, Dr. Schwartz works for the Mind and Body Consortium a large clinical practice located in Dover, DE. Since 1993 he maintained a long standing practice in Staten Island, New York where he was frequently called asked to testify for the Family Court. Dr. Schwartz trave...
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Ebony R. Davis, MD Concierge Psychiatry

West Palm Beach, Florida
Pediatric Psychiatry Expert Witness, Psychiatry Expert Witness - Disability Evaluation, Pharmacological Clinical, Medical Management, Forensic Psychiatry, Geriatric Psychiatry, Mental Health, Psychology, Psychoanalysis
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Elizabeth Ferguson, MD Hogan and Associates

Palm Coast, Florida
Forensic Psychiatry Expert Witness, Psychiatry Expert Witness - malpractice, psychiatry, psychology, suicide, mental health, behavioral health, CMO, administrative, correctional psychiatry, hospital, standard of care, litigation, JCAHO, law enforcement, telepsychiatry, business development, forensic psychiatry, homicide, community mental health, fitness for duty, police,
Dr. Ferguson, a board-certified Harvard trained forensic psychiatrist, is a respected active leader and experienced expert in the field of mental health litigation consultation. She is recognized by her peers for her administrative expertise in behavioral health organizations and has held many senior positions in national professional organizations for two decades. She has led or served on numerous community and national committees at the interface of law and psychiatry. At the earliest stage possible in her career, she was recognized as a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. As a forensic psychiatrist, chief medical officer, director of telepsychiatry behavioral health business development, and forensic psychiatry fellowship director she has a record of proven leadership in the clinical, educational, research, and public policy forums of psychiatric and telepsychiatric services. She greatly enjoys teaching psychiatrists how to testify and was the foundin...
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Sanford I. Finkel, MD

Wilmette, Illinois
Psychiatry Expert Witness, Nursing Homes Expert Witness - Geriatric psychiatry, contested wills, nursing home, competency, elder abuse, malpractice, undue influence, Alzheimer's disease, will contests, testamentary capacity, mental health, neuropsychiatry.
Dr. Finkel is an expert who works nationally specializing in aging and mental health (geriatric psychiatry). This includes contested wills, testamentary capacity, undue influence, malpractice, competency, nursing home litigation, personal injury, and criminal cases. He is the founder of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry (AAGP) and co-founder of the International Psychogeriatric Association (IPA) and the American Psychiatric Association (APA) Council on Aging. Dr. Finkel is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at University of Chicago Medical School. He has over 40 years of clinical experience, has published more than 100 papers and chapters and has delivered over 1000 lectures, nationally and internationally.
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George C. Klein, PhD Oakton Community College

Northbrook, Illinois
Behavioral and Social Sciences Expert Witness, Police Practices & Procedures Expert Witness - Mental Health, Criminal Justice, Mentally Ill, Police, Police Apprehension of the Mentally Ill, Police Policies and Procedures, Crisis Intervention Teams, Jail Suicide.
George C. Klein, Ph.D. works as an expert witness on the intersection of mental health and criminal justice. He specializes in the police apprehension of the mentally ill, police policies and procedures, police use of excessive force, and jail suicide. He was a part-time police officer for over eight years. He was a consultant and researcher for the Behavioral Science Unit at the FBI Academy for over 13 years. He is a trained hostage negotiator and served with a SWAT team. His book, entitled, Law And The Disordered: An Exploration in Mental Health, Law, and Politics, was published in 2009. The book is an examination of the mental health and criminal justice system in Illinois. It includes fieldwork on police apprehension of the mentally ill, hospital emergency rooms, the homeless mentally ill, and mental health screening in jails. His book, entitled, The Militarization of the Police? Ideology Versus Reality, was published in 2019. The book examines the police use of force, a...
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Leslie S. Zun, MD

Wilmette, Illinois
Emergency Medicine Expert Witness, Psychiatry Expert Witness - Emergency Medical Services, Independent Medical Exam, Forensic Psychiatry, Occupational Medicine, Emergency Medical Toxicology, Mental Health, Medical Management, Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Wound Care, Pain Medicine, Pharmaceutical Research
Professor and Chair of Emergency Medicine Professor in the Psychiatry Department Chicago Medical School President, American Association for Emergency Psychiatry Practicing Emergency Physician
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Daniel W. Gillette, MD, SM, FACHE, DFAPA

Sioux City, Iowa
Psychiatry Expert Witness, Mental Health Expert Witness - Child-Adolescent Psychiatry, Adult Psychiatry, Malpractice, Forensic Psychiatry, Billing Fraud, Chart Review
Board Certified in General and Child-Adolescent Psychiatry and Healthcare Management. Extensive experience in multiple areas of mental health from clinical practice with all ages, clinical management, hospital CEO, insurance company work, criminal and civil forensic work and organized medicine.
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James Tyler Carpenter, Ph.D., FAACP Metis Psychological Associates LLC

Randolph, Massachusetts
Forensic Psychology Expert Witness, Psychology Expert Witness - Correctional Psychology, Correctional Healthcare, Personality Psychology, Mental Health, Psychotherapy, Psychological Assessment, Disability Evaluation, Psychosis, Personality Disorder, Psychotherapy Integration, Internet Teaching and Consultation, Suicide, Criminal Behavior
Dr. Carpenter’s training began with latency age children, adolescents, and their families. It has evolved over almost 30 years of professional practice to include specialties in assessment, treatment, teaching, supervision, consultation, and research on psychosis, character disorder, trauma, offending behavior, suicidal patients, personality, forensics (CCEs, high risk populations, sex offenders), disability, and integrating the full spectrum of temporal and modality specific psychological treatments across inpatient, outpatient, milieu, residential, and correctional settings. He has held academic, research, and teaching appointments at Harvard University, Medical School, and Extension Schools, as well as Boston, Lesley, Roger Williams Universities, Massachusetts School for Professional Psychology, and the China American Psychoanalytic Alliance. He has published, taught, supervised, served as an editorial consultant and consultant, and presented on the topics of subliminal stimu...
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Don Condie, MD

Cambridge, Massachusetts
Psychiatry Expert Witness, Mental Health Expert Witness - child psychiatry , child abuse, serious mental illness, psychopharmacology, childhood trauma, PTSD, forensic psychiatry, aggressive behavior,
Board Certified in Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatry as well as Forensic Psychiatry
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David Friedler, LMHC, MPH David Friedler, LMHC, LLC

Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts
Long Term Care Expert Witness, Mental Health Expert Witness - Standard of Care: Regulatory Compliance, Wrongful injury, Regulatory Standard of Care, Psychiatric Hospital; Long Term Care, Nursing Homes, Group Homes, Assisted Living, Drug Alcohol Treatment Facilities CARF, Joint Commission, Hospital Regulation, Heath Care Regulation, Policy Compliance,
David Friedler, LMHC, MPH, LNHA , CNHA Emeritus has been employed as a psychotherapist and administrator in the long term care, clinical and behavioral health treatment arena for more than forty years. David Friedler’s substantial clinical and administrative expertise has been within the realm of employment as either a clinician or clinical director or administrator in nursing home care, psychiatric hospitals and drug and alcohol treatment facilities. He is licensed as a Nursing Home Administrator in Massachusetts, as well as a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Massachusetts and a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor in New Hampshire. He is a Certified Nursing Home Administrator Emeritus, Fellow of the American College of Health Care Administrators, Life Member of The Academy, ACHCA, and a Mentor for the ACHCA. Mr. Friedler has a particular specialty pertaining to treatment facility regulations, policies, and operational oversight of such treatment facilities. Specifically Mr...
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Richard A Parker, MD Arcadia Healthcare Solutions

Newton Highlands, Massachusetts
Internal Medicine Expert Witness, Medical Management Expert Witness - Hospital Corporate Negligence, Global payment contracts, Electronic Medical Records (EMR)(EHR), Credentialing, Risk Management, Standard of Care, Ethics, Accountable Care Organization (ACO), Hospital administration, Mental Health, Suicide, Discharge instructions, Call coverage.
15 years of experience in hospital and ACO administration in an organization with 1,700 specialists and 500 primary care doctors caring for 125,000 patients and generating $1.3 billion in annual global payment revenues. Responsible for developing quality department. Experience using Electronic Medical Records to improve quality. Developed and implemented strategies for reducing unnecessary medical utilization. Developed primary care networks. Developed disease management and care management programs. Experience at one of country’s top Pioneer Accountable Care Organizations (ACO). Since 2015, served as Chief Medical Officer for Arcadia Healthcare Solutions -- an EMR data aggregation and analytics company, Burlington, MA. Experienced speaker and presenter. Board Certified in Internal Medicine. 24 years of clinical experience as a primary care attending physician. Former editor of the Clinical Crossroads series in JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association). Former ch...
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Melissa Castro, PsyD, LP, ABPP Minneapolis Clinic of Neurology

Golden Valley, Minnesota
Neuropsychology Expert Witness, Psychology Expert Witness - TBI, Post-Concussion Syndrome, PTSD, Dementia, Stroke, Geriatrics, Capacity, Neurocognitive Disorder, Cognitive Disorder, Mental Health, Rehab, Sleep Medicine, Sports Medicine, Trauma, IME, Record Review, Disability, FFD, Return to work, Work. Comp, Malingering, Forensic, Psychology, Spanish.
Dr. Castro is a board certified neuropsychologist with offices in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She completed a post-doctoral fellowship in clinical neuropsychology at the Mayo Clinic. She has a background in neurosciences and medical psychology. She has conducted research on the learning and memory underlying maladaptive behaviors including addiction, sexual behaviors, fear and anxiety disorders. She has a full time clinical practice (80%+). She is one of the few bilingual Spanish/English neuropsychologists in the Midwest. Areas of expertise include: - Cross-cultural neuropsychology, particularly in the evaluation of bilinguals and non-English speaking individuals. - Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and concussion. - Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD. - Dementia and other neurodegenerative disorders.
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Beverly J. Paschal, PhD Bev Paschal Therapy

Reno, Nevada
Family Loss Expert Witness, Mental Health Expert Witness - PTSD and First Responders, Family Loss, Behavioral and Social Sciences, Psychology
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Kimberly M. Pearson, MHA, MBA, RN, CCHP

Reno, Nevada
Correctional Healthcare Expert Witness, Nursing Administration Expert Witness - Jails, Prisons, Medical Record Review, Medical Malpractice, Deliberate Indifference, Standard of Care, Policy and Procedure, Mental Health, Suicide, Wrongful Death, Alcohol Withdrawal, Drug Withdrawal
Ms. Pearson is a consultant in correctional healthcare with over 34 years experience in the healthcare industry, including correctional healthcare (both medical and mental health), clinical nursing, management, and administration.
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Alton Williams, MD, JD

Durham, North Carolina
Forensic Psychiatry Expert Witness, Psychiatry Expert Witness - PTSD, Will Contest, Competency to stand trial, Capacity, Fitness for Duty, Mental Health, Disability, Insanity, IME, Correctional psychiatry, Involuntary, Competency
By way of further background, I graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with a Bachelor of Science, and later studied medicine at Yale University. Seeking to complement my medical degree with formal legal training, I then earned a J.D. from the University of North Carolina. Thereafter, I completed psychiatry residency training at Massachusetts General Hospital. Drawing on my medical and legal expertise, I later accepted a fellowship in forensic psychiatry at Harvard, based primarily at Massachusetts General Hospital. Board-certified in both general and forensic psychiatry. I have experience testifying in state and federal courts. In addition I perform record reviews and draft opinions regarding mental health disability. Working in diverse settings, from major teaching hospitals to correctional facilities and large law firms, I have developed critical diagnostic, evaluative and writing skills. For example, I am highly experienced in reviewing files, preparing rep...
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Patricia A Maisano, RN, PhD, CCM, FAACM, PCGM, NCG, ABDA Varna LLC.

Kenneth Square, Pennsylvania
Geriatrics Expert Witness, Developmental Disabilities Expert Witness - special needs trust, catastrophic injuries, Brain injury - birth, Long term care, Nurse, Nursing homes, Pediatric physical med & rehab, Psychiatry, Medical management, Elder abuse/predatory behavior, Psychology, Mental health, Memory impairment, Hospice/palliative care
I have a history of more than 40 years in nursing, and more than 20 years of those years has been as an experienced witness. I have done every aspect of case work, between mediations, arbitrations, closed hearings and hearings and trials with and without a jury. The nature of these cases have been med malpractice, standards of care (both medical and psychological), abuse of the elderly ( financial and physical) and the life needs of these groups I was on the forefront of case management in the very early 80's and one of the first providers of advocacy for the elderly and disabled. I have been recognized as a matter expert in nursing, life care, and issues of disability. I created the first national franchise ( IKOR) in the area of Advocacy, which covered the major cities in the US. To date there has been no entity to compete with it. I also created the framework for the software of IKOR, Datikor. With Datikor my understanding of the demand for instant information and the government...
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John L. Shuster, MD Shuster Consulting

Franklin, Tennessee
Hospice and Palliative Care Expert Witness, Psychiatry Expert Witness - Psychosomatic Medicine, Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry, Telepsychiatry, Mental Health, Integrated Care, Collaborative Care, Psychiatry - Oncology, Psychiatry - Primary Care, Psychiatry - Palliative Care, Psychiatry - Hospice, Telemedicine, Telehealth
Dr. Shuster's expertise is focused in the following areas related to psychiatric services and oversight provided to high-complexity patient populations, including supervision of medical providers and medical staff in the provision of these services: Integrated medical/psychiatric care of primary care and medical specialty populations; Telepsychiatry/telemedicine; Psychiatric care of patients with serious and advanced illness (e.g., cancer, cardiac disease); and hospice palliative care.
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Sanjay Adhia, MD Sanjay Adhia MD Professional Association

Sugar Land , Texas
Psychiatry Expert Witness, Brain Injury Medicine Expert Witness - Mental Health, Psychiatric medical malpractice, Personal Injury, Disability, PTSD, Traumatic Brain Injury, wrongful death, competency, will contest, undue influence, NGRI, correctional, date rape, Fitness for Duty, Neuropsychiatry, standard of care, suicide, IME, record review, testify
Dr. Adhia is triple-Board-Certified in Forensic Psychiatry, Brain Injury Medicine and Psychiatry located in the Houston Area. He is one of a few Forensic Psychiatrists who are certified in Brain Injury Medicine in the US. In addition to forensic/expert witness practice, Dr. Adhia is Medical Director of PACE Mental Health. His forensic practice focuses on the psychiatric impact of personal injury, abuse, competency, violence, and complicating mental illness. Dr. Adhia evaluates and treats psychiatric injury and disability in victims and alleged abusers. He has treated Death Row and other high-risk patients in security-sensitive settings in correctional facilities and hospitals. He has expertise in psychopharmacology. In addition, Dr. Adhia works with Physicians for Human Rights to assess victims of kidnapping and false imprisonment, human trafficking, undue influence, physical and sexual abuse, rape, and fear of imminent death. In all populations, he assesses PTSD, Anxiety, Depre...
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Jeff M. Pinnow, MD WTX Medical Experts

Odessa, Texas
Emergency Medicine Expert Witness, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Expert Witness - Heart Attack, Myocardial Infarction, Stroke, CVA, Trauma, Pneumothorax, Pulmonary Embolism, Airway Management, Pre-Hospital Management, EMS, Ectopic Pregnancy, Aneurysm, Torsion, Mental Health, Suicide, Sepsis, EMTALA Faculty, Practice Management
Dr. Pinnow is an emergency medicine expert witness. As an EM residency trained and boarded emergency medicine physician, Dr Pinnow works at a level 2 trauma center in West Texas. Additionally he serves as an ER Medical Director at a nearby rural Emergency Department in West Texas. Dr Pinnow is Assistant Director for the Texas Tech Family Practice - Emergency Medicine Fellowship, and holds an Associate Faculty Position within the Texas Tech School of Medicine. He also serves as Medical Director for the Odessa College Paramedic Training program, offering him the ability to discuss pre-hospital care and management as well. Dr Pinnow has been an owner/operator of his Democratic Emergency Medicine group for several years, which allows him to speak intelligently about the administrative issues that come with running a successful Emergency Medicine group. Dr. Pinnow has worked in several hospital settings, including high volume level 1 trauma centers, Free Standing ED’s, as well as r...
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Linda L Miller, DO Linda L Miller DO

OLYMPIA, Washington
Psychiatry Expert Witness, Mental Health Expert Witness - Expert witness, IME, deposition, mental health, mental conditions, workers compensation, disability, record review,
I have a current certification with the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, INC I have a private practice of psychiatry for 20 years and have been providing IMEs and expert opinion for the same amount of time. I have performed more than a thousand IMEs for company's and attorneys. Many of these have been with panels of IME experts including orthopedists, chiropractors and neurologists. Because of my additional education, training and experience in primary care medicine, I have good understanding of the impact of medical issues and medical conditions on the mental health of clients. My reports are detailed and opinions are well defended using the DSM V book of mental conditions and scholarly articles if necessary References are available upon request.
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