Pediatric Psychiatry Expert Witness Listings

Welcome to our Pediatric Psychiatry expert directory. Browse the profiles below to find the right expert witness in Pediatric Psychiatry for your case. Our SEAK Expert Witness Database is always free to search.

SEAK, Inc. is The Expert Witness Training Company. We have trained thousands of expert witnesses, through our seminars, on-site corporate training, assisting retaining counsel to prepare their witnesses, and one-on-one training for individual experts. For additional information please visit testifyingtraining.com

Unable to find the right expert? For personalized assistance in locating an expert witness, please click here.

Mark McDonald, MD Mark McDonald MD Inc

Los Angeles, California
Psychiatry Expert Witness, Pediatric Psychiatry Expert Witness - Psychiatric Malpractice, Child Psychiatry, Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder, Substance Abuse, PTSD, Emotional Abuse, Emotional Trauma, Autism, Psychoanalysis, Psychotherapy, Disability Evaluation, ADHD, Conservatorship
UCLA-trained double-boarded psychiatrist (adult and child & adolescent psychiatry) in active clinical practice. Experienced in academic psychiatry, community mental health, inpatient psychiatry, residential treatment, incarcerated juvenile treatment, and private practice outpatient care. Lived and worked in Europe, Asia, and Central America--proficient in Japanese, Spanish, and French. One year of public school teaching experience. Undergraduate education in classical music, history, and literature. Experienced in medical-legal consultation for medical record review and deposition preparation, as well as expert witness testimony for child and adult emotional injury cases, representing both plaintiff and defense. Private practice in Los Angeles specializing in child and adolescent psychiatry since 2013. Candidate in adult psychoanalysis since 2012 at the Psychoanalytic Center of California (PCC). Taught seminars at both the PCC and the Maple Counseling Center, focusing on the int...

Edwin H. Peng, MD, MBA Expedient Medicolegal Services

Rancho Cucamonga, California
Psychiatry Expert Witness, Pediatric Psychiatry Expert Witness - Juvenile, Child and Adolescent, IME, PTSD, Abuse, Personal Injury, Custody, Capacity, Standard of Care, Fitness for Duty, Competency, Conservatorship, Malpractice
Edwin Peng, MD, MBA, QME has been a board-certified psychiatrist since 2006. He has accumulated a breadth of experiences across a variety of clinical, cultural, and forensic settings reflective of his broad interests in the field of mental health. Dr. Peng graduated Cum Laude with his Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry from the University of California at Los Angeles in 1994. He earned his medical degree from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in 1998. After graduating, Dr. Peng completed his residency in General Psychiatry at Loma Linda Medical center in 2003. He went on to complete a Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship at the University of Southern California in 2005, serving as the Chief Fellow while there. Dr. Peng has vast experience dealing with patients in different stages of crisis and of different ages. He served as attending physician in the Los Angeles County General Hospital Psychiatric Emergency Room for seven years educating residents and...

Carlos Rodriguez, MD Expedient Medicolegal Services

Torrance, California
Psychiatry Expert Witness, Pediatric Psychiatry Expert Witness - Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Psychological Trauma, Capacity, Fitness for Duty, PTSD, Abuse, Depression, Disability, Anxiety Disorders, Medical Malpractice, Inpatient and Outpatient Standard of Care, Suicide Prevention
Carlos Rodriguez, M.D., Q.M.E., earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Southern California in Psychobiology. He began to explore the mind/body connection and how it impacts our overall health. He pursued his interest in physical health by earning his medical degree from the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine. After graduating, Dr. Rodriguez furthered his study of this integration during a residency in Adult Psychiatry at the University of California, Irvine Medical Center. He later went on to complete a Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship at Harbor UCLA, serving as the Chief Fellow while he was there. After completing his training, Dr. Rodriguez worked in a variety of diverse settings. For over five years, he worked in an outpatient community mental health clinic. He treated children, adolescents, and adults with severe mental illnesses in an inner city community. This furthered his cultural appreciation and allowed for a greater unde...

Jeff Sugar, MD

El Segundo, California
Psychiatry Expert Witness, Pediatric Psychiatry Expert Witness - Effects of Trauma and Adversity on Child Development, Chronic Physical, Sexual, Emotional Abuse, Psychological Trauma in the Workplace, Date Rape, Internet Seduction, Post-traumatic Loss, Grief, and Depression, Psychological Effects of Injury to the Body or Brain, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
A practicing psychiatrist 25+ years, Dr. Sugar is board certified both in child and general psychiatry. He is Past President of the Southern California Society of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. He is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at USC, and has been an Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at UCLA. As the Founding Director of Research at Hathaway Children and Family Services he led a study of the long-term effects of child trauma. Currently, he is Director, Child Psychiatry Trauma Program and Attending Psychiatrist, Child and Adult Outpatient Clinics, supervising trainees in child and general psychiatry at the University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine. At USC he sees patients, teaches psychiatry and performs research. Plaintiff and Defense Forensic experience includes reports and/or testimony in both child & adult cases involving: * Effects of Trauma and Adversity on Child Development * Chronic Physical, Sexual or Emotional Abus...

Ebony R. Davis, MD Concierge Psychiatry

West Palm Beach, Florida
Psychiatry Expert Witness, Pediatric Psychiatry Expert Witness - Disability Evaluation, Pharmacological Clinical, Medical Management, Forensic Psychiatry, Geriatric Psychiatry, Mental Health, Psychology, Psychoanalysis

Mark Hessenthaler, MD Eisenhower Army Medical Center

Evans, Georgia
Psychiatry Expert Witness, Pediatric Psychiatry Expert Witness - Malpractice, Child Abuse

Sarah Vinson Lorio Psych Group, Morehouse School of Medicine, Emory School of Medicine

ATLANTA, Georgia
Forensic Psychiatry Expert Witness, Pediatric Psychiatry Expert Witness - Trauma, Child Witness Testimony, Capital Cases, Mitigation, Psychic Injury, Child Custody, Diminished Capacity, Title IX, Fitness for Duty, Cultural Psychiatry, Black Mental Health
Triple Board Certified Child & Adolescent, Adult and Forensic Psychiatrist General Psychiatry Residency, Cambridge Health Alliance - Harvard Medical School Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship, Emory Medical School Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship, Emory Medical School Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics, Morehouse School of Medicine Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Emory School of Medicine Testimony Experience in four different states, civil cases, federal and state criminal courts, and family court Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, and appointed by two different APA presidents to the National Communications Council Past President of the Georgia Chapter of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry University of Florida College of Medicine Outstanding Young Alumna Award 2018

Robert M. Galatzer-Levy, MD University of Chicago

Chicago, Illinois
Psychiatry Expert Witness, Pediatric Psychiatry Expert Witness - Divorce, Custody, Malpractice, Ethics, Competency, Psychological Damages, Litigation Consulting, Mitigation (criminal), Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity, Substance Abuse, Psychoanalysis, Child Protective Services
Dr. Galatzer-Levy is the author of four books and more than 100 professional publications. Many related to law and psychiatry. He is a respected teacher at the University of Chicago and a sought after speaker in his field.

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

Donald L Sherak, MD

Brookline, Massachusetts
Psychiatry Expert Witness, Pediatric Psychiatry Expert Witness - Forensic Psychiatry, Emotional Damages, PTSD, Effects of Trauma, Sexual Abuse, Child Testimony, Standard of Care, Psychopharmacology, Psychiatric Diagnosis, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Intellectual Disability, Developmental Delay, Brain Injury, Criminal Responsibility, Fitness for Duty, Record Review
Dr. Sherak is Board Certified in Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Forensic Psychiatry. Over the past 30 years Dr. Sherak has been an invited trainer at professional organizations of physicians, nurses, social workers, attorneys, EMTs, and physicians in training. Dr. Sherak served as Medical Director of the Whitney Academy, a residential school treating Intellectually Disabled and Developmentally Delayed adolescent male sexual offenders, for 17 years and he continues to work with and consult on this population ans well as on individuals with Intellectual Disability, Developmental Delay and Brain Injury. Dr. Sherak has provided over 200 Fitness for Duty assessments for the United States Postal Service, local Police and Fire Departments and biohazard labs.

Kevin M Passer, M.D. FAPA, FASAM Kevin M. Passer, MD, PA

Hattiesburg, Mississippi
Addiction Medicine Expert Witness, Pediatric Psychiatry Expert Witness - General Adult Psychiatry, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Drug addiction, Alcoholism, Standards of Care, Opiate Abuse, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Suboxone buprenorphine, Schizophrenia Psychosis, Psychopharmacology, Suicide, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Disruptive Behavior Disorders
I am primarily a Clinician and am Board Certified in General/Adult Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Addictionology. I have been an Expert Witness for both the Plaintiff and Defendant. I have been deposed numeraous times. I served as an Expert Witness for the Mississippi Department of Medicaid in a case whereby I was responsible for over 6000 pages of medical records and during which I testified for over thirteen hours. I published an e-book titled: PARENTING THE KIDS According to a Child Psychiatrist. I produced a DVD available on AMAZON to hellp parents with children who have behavior problems called The 20 Minute Miracle. I have testified at over 50 commitment hearings and have been deposed many times. I am one of about 80 National Mentors for the Physician Clinical Support System and help to train Physicians on the proper use of buprenorphine/Suboxone for the treatment of Opiate Dependency.

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...

Michael Bernstein, MD

Lawrence, New York
Psychiatry Expert Witness, Pediatric Psychiatry Expert Witness - Forensic Psychiatry, Adolescent Psychiatry, Personal Injury, Tort, Disability, IME, Expert Witness Testimony

Jonathan E. Posner, MD

Ardsley, New York
Pediatric Psychiatry Expert Witness, Psychiatry Expert Witness - Psychiatric Malpractice, Child Psychiatry, ADHD, Depression, PTSD, Effects of Trauma and Adversity on Child Development, Psychopharmacology, Custody, Divorce
Dr. Jonathan Posner is the Susanne Crosby Murphy Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Columbia University. He has authored over 40 peer-reviewed publications, has been awarded several research grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and trains and supervises child psychiatry fellows at Columbia University. His research focuses on brain development using MRI scanning to understand the neurobiology of psychiatric disorders, the effects of adversity on brain development, and the impact of treatment on brain function. His work has been recognized and awarded by the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance. In addition to his research and training activities, Dr. Posner has been engaged in the clinical practice of psychiatry for over 10 years.

Robin A Altman, MD

Reading, Pennsylvania
Pediatric Psychiatry Expert Witness, Psychiatry Expert Witness - child psychiatry, adolescent psychiatry, young adult psychiatry, psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry, Child Custody, Competency, Testamentary Capacity, Diminished Capacity, Attention Deficit Disorder, Depression, Anxiety, Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder, Autism, Asperger's Disorder
I have been a practicing child psychiatrist in a solo private practice since 1995. I am board certified in both adult and child and adolescent psychiatry. I initially worked at The Reading Hospital and Medical Center for 7 years, and then moved to Spring Psychological Associates, where I continue to have an office. I was the first chairperson of the Child Psychiatry Department at Reading Hospital. I was the medical director of the Children's Home of Reading from 1997-2012. I managed the medical functioning of the institution while caring for adolescents in their residential treatment facility. I currently work for Concern, Inc, a mental health provider in the Reading area, where I see adolescents at the Abraxas shelter and detention center, as well as group home and therapeutic foster care children. I have been a principle investigator for psychiatric research at the Berks Research Center in Reading. In my spare time, I am a writer, and have written Shrink Rap - An Irrev...

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...

David E Penner, MD

Olympia, Washington
Pediatric Psychiatry Expert Witness, Psychiatry Expert Witness - Child Psychiatry, Personal Injury, Worker's Compensation, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Developmental Trauma
Harvard trained residency and fellowship, double boarded psychiatrist (child & adolescent and adult psychiatry) in private practice in Olympia Washington since 2011. Available as an expert witness or for independent medical examinations mid-way between greater Seattle and Portland metro areas.
You can also find Pediatric Psychiatry Expert Witnesses in:
Pennsylvania, New York, South Carolina, New Mexico, Florida, Illinois, Georgia, California, Mississippi, Washington, Massachusetts, and Maryland