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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...

Aazaz U Haq, MD Bay Forensic Geropsychiatry

Sunnyvale, California
Geriatric Psychiatry Expert Witness, Psychiatry Expert Witness - dementia; neuropsychiatry; testamentary capacity; financial capacity; elder abuse; marital capacity; decision-making capacity; memory loss; undue influence; estates and trusts
Aazaz Haq, MD, is a psychiatrist with certifications from the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in both geriatric psychiatry and general adult psychiatry. Dr. Haq completed his undergraduate education, medical school, and residency training at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. He subsequently completed a two-year advanced fellowship in geriatric psychiatry at UCLA. He is currently an attending inpatient geriatric psychiatrist at the Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Hospital and an affiliated clinical assistant professor of psychiatry at Stanford University Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. He has previously worked for the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health Elderly Adult Division, where he performed home-based treatment for homebound elderly with serious psychiatric illness, in addition to the Panorama Garden Nursing Homes. His private practice, Bay Forensic Geropsychiatry, specializes in the medico-legal psychiatric evaluations of the elderly.

Pei H. Nie, MD

Lake Balboa, California
Psychiatry Expert Witness, Geriatric Psychiatry Expert Witness - Independent Medical Examinations, Long Term Care, Medical Management, Medical Legal Evaluations, Mental Health, Neuropsychiatry, Neurocognitive Capacity Evaluations
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 th...

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.

Norman V. Kohn, MD

Chicago, Illinois
Neurology Expert Witness, Neuropsychiatry Expert Witness - Neuropsychiatry, traumatic brain injury, cognitive deficits and psychiatric symptoms following illness or injury, seizures and epilepsy, psychotherapy, medical ethics, complex causation, litigation consulting
Trained in neurology, board certified, with additional subspecialty training in psychotherapy and psychoanalysis. Experience in neurology practice, including years as neurology chair in a major teaching hospital and trauma center. Experience in the practice and teaching of psychiatry, psychotherapy, and psychoanalysis. Expertise in -alcoholism and addiction -chronic pain -motivation, secondary gain, and malingering -doctor-doctor and doctor-patient communication -physician role responsibilities -medical ethics -distinguishing coexisting psychiatric and medical factors -explaining medical concepts to juries

Alexander E. Obolsky, MD Health & Law Resource, Inc.

Chicago, Illinois
Psychiatry Expert Witness, Forensic Psychiatry Expert Witness - PTSD, traumatic brain injury, pain/suffering, depression, chronic pain, toxicity, burns, IMEs, neuropsychiatry, medical malpractice, personal injury, impairment, insanity, fitness for duty, malingering, workers compensation, sexual harassment, disability, discrimination, competency, addiction psych
I am a clinician and treat patients with trauma & stress induced emotional and psychiatric disorders, e.g., PTSD, mild head/brain injury, chronic pain, depression, anxiety, addictions, and physical/emotional injuries. I have over 20 years of experience in treating patients in a variety of settings, e.g., inpatient, partial, outpatient. I provide urgent, short- and long-term mental health treatment. I offer on-site psychological /neuropsychological testing. I am a life-long teacher and have taught in medical and law schools. I am currently Assistant Professor at Northwestern University Medical School. My professional achievements include having established and ran The Division of Forensic Psychiatry at the Northwestern University Medical School and The Psychiatry and Law Program at Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation. I worked as an Assistant Medical Director at the Illinois largest hospital for criminally insane. My forensic practice is focused on evaluation of mental, em...

Lee E Wachtel, MD Johns Hopkins School of Medicine

Baltimore, Maryland
Pediatric Psychiatry Expert Witness, Neuropsychiatry Expert Witness - autism, intellectual disability, aggression, self-injurious behavior, behavioral disturbance, psychopharmacology, behavioral interventions, catatonia, electroconvulsive therapy, restraint and seclusion, residential treatment

Melissa Frumin, MD, MS

Newton, Massachusetts
Psychiatry Expert Witness, Forensic Psychiatry Expert Witness - Psychopharmacology, medical malpractice, neuropsychiatry, geriatric psychiatry

Scott C. Carroll, MD Ayni Neuroscience Institute

Albuquerque, New Mexico
Pediatric Psychiatry Expert Witness, Psychiatry Expert Witness - PTSD, Custody, Neuropsychiatry, Sexual Abuse, Brain Injury, Psychosomatic Medicine, Competency, Psychiatric Complications from Medical Malpractice, Parental Fitness, Bipolar Disorder, ADHD
Scott Carroll, MD is dual board certified in both child and adolescent psychiatry and general (adult) psychiatry and specializes in pediatric neuropsychiatry and pediatric consultation psychiatry (i.e. treating children with chronic medical conditions from epilepsy to diabetes to cancer). He currently serves as the Director of Child Psychiatric Consultation Services for the Presbyterian Hospital System of New Mexico. After completing his fellowship and residency at the University of New Mexico he served on faculty for over 10 years, rising to the rank of Associate Professor. He is a graduate of the LSU – School of Medicine in New Orleans and MIT. He is also the author of an award winning book on relationships and is currently working on a book for parents on Pediatric Bipolar Disorder. Dr. Carroll has served as expert on cases involving denial of care, psychological effects of medical malpractice, psychiatric malpractice, psychiatric patient abuse and sexual abuse.

Lawrence Amsel, MD, MPH Columbia University

New York, New York
Forensic Psychiatry Expert Witness, Legal Medicine Expert Witness - Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Suicide Prevention, Psychiatric Malpractice, Law and Psychiatry, Criminal Mitigation, Medical Decision Making, Hospital Practice, Statistics and Causal Analysis, Grief and Mourning, Pediatric Psychiatry, Family Loss, Neuropsychiatry, Behavioral Economics/Game Theory,
Dr. Amsel serves as an expert witness in matters related to psychiatry, with a focus on Malpractice, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Suicide, Grief, Medical Decision Making, Hospital Psychiatric Care, and appropriate Evidence-based Standards of Care. Excellent references from multiple law firms are available on request. Dr. Amsel's expertise in dealing with the interface of legal and psychiatric issues is based on 28 years of experience in clinical practice, academic psychiatry, research, and public health, as well as his experience as an expert witness. Dr. Amsel studied mathematics at Columbia University before entering Yale University School of Medicine. After completing residency training he joined the Columbia faculty completing two prestigious National Institute of Mental Health research fellowships and obtained an Masters in Public Health (MPH) specializing in mental health statistics, and Child Psychiatry Research. As an expert on the effects of traumatic experiences, espec...

Maurice Preter, MD Maurice Preter MD Psychiatry, Neuropsychiatry, and Neurology

New York, New York
Psychiatry Expert Witness, Neuropsychiatry Expert Witness - 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
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,...

Shannon L. Hillier, DO, MPH Oklahoma State University - Center for Health Sciences

Tulsa, Oklahoma
Psychiatry Expert Witness - Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Brain Injury, Adult, Military/Veterans/First Responders, Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security, Obesity, Psychopharmacology, Depression, Anxiety, Autism, Neuropsychiatry
Dr. Shannon Hillier DO, MPH is a SEAK-trained, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology certified, psychiatry expert and United States Navy veteran (separated as Lieutenant Commander and psychiatrist). She specializes in adult psychiatric and neuropsychiatric disorders to include those specific to military and first responders such as: PTSD, TBI (including blast injuries), Depression, Anxiety, Nightmares, and detection of possible malingering. She is Vice Chair of the Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Department at OSU College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Hillier is also Medial Director for OSU’s Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine Outpatient Clinic. Dr. Hillier provides IME, expert witness, and consultation services nationally to plaintiff and defense attorneys.

Walter A. Lajara-Nanson, MD Strategic Neurology Consulting, LLC

Bartlesville, Oklahoma
Neurology Expert Witness, Psychiatry Expert Witness - Neuropsychiatry, Parkinson's Disease, Brain and Behavior
Licensed in OK, TX, and FL I addition to the above, I have greater than 20 years experience practicing general neurology in the outpatient and hospital setting. This includes extensive experience in Alzheimer's disease, stroke, epilepsy, neuromuscular disease, and headache syndromes. I have also started and served as the medical director of an inpatient neuropsychiatric unit caring for individuals with advanced Alzheimer's disease with behavioral disturbances as well as other neurologic disorders with behavioral issues.

Octavio Choi, MD, PhD Oregon Health and Sciences University

Portland, Oregon
Psychiatry Expert Witness, Neuropsychiatry Expert Witness - Neuroscience, Neuroimaging, brain imaging, fMRI, lie detection, Neurolaw, Brain Damage, Criminal Responsibility, Competency, Insanity, Testamentary Capacity, Medications, Drugs
Thank you for your interest. I am a graduate of Stanford University and received my MD, PhD from UC San Diego (PhD in Neurosciences). I completed psychiatry residency at UCLA-Neuropsychiatric institute, and fellowship in forensic psychiatry at University of Pennsylvania, where I specialized in neurolaw and neuroimaging. I am board-certified in both general psychiatry and forensic psychiatry. I am a former chair of the Forensic Neuropsychiatry committee in the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, and a current associate editor for the Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law. I am director of the Forensic Evaluation Service at the Oregon State Hospital, which conducts the majority of court-ordered evaluations (Criminal Responsibility, Competency to Stand Trial, Extreme Emotional Distress) in the state of Oregon. I have testified in multiple high-profile trials and thrive under challenging cross-examination. I am uniquely qualified through my training ...

James C Ballenger, MD Low Country Forensic Consultation

Charleston, South Carolina
Forensic Psychiatry Expert Witness, Neuropsychiatry Expert Witness - Psychiatry, Bipolar Disorder, Alcohol Blood Levels, Addiction Medicine, Psychopharmacology, Panic Disorder, Anxiety Disorders, Post Traumatic Stress, Suicide, Depression, Traumatic Brain Injury, Malpractice (Psychiatry)

Timothy D Brewerton, MD, DFAPA, FAED, DFAACAP, HCEDS Medical University of South Carolina

Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina
Forensic Psychiatry Expert Witness, Pediatric Psychiatry Expert Witness - Medical malpractice: plaintiff and defense cases. Trauma-related disorders: PTSD/complex PTSD, dissociative disorders. Mood disorders, substance use disorders, eating disorders, food addiction, obesity, ADHD, OCD. Child-adolescent & adult psychiatry, neuropsychiatry and psychopharmacology.
Dr. Brewerton is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) in Charleston, where he is also in private practice. He is board certified in general, child/adolescent and forensic psychiatry, as well as addiction medicine. He is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and the American Academy of Child Adolescent Psychiatry; a Founding Fellow of the Academy of Eating Disorders; former president of the Eating Disorders Research Society; author of approximately 150 articles/book chapters on various topics in psychiatry, including eating and related disorders, psychopharmacology, neurobiology, posttraumatic stress, dissociation and the effects of childhood sexual/physical abuse; Editor of the Clinical Handbook of Eating Disorders: An Integrated Approach (2004), Co-editor of Eating Disorders, Addictions, and Substance Use Disorders: Research, Clinical and Treatment Perspectives (2014). Dr. Brewerton has re...

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 tripbe-Board-Certified in Forensic Psychiatry, Brain Injury Medicine and Psychiatry located in the Houston Area. He is one of 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, Depres...
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