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Steven L. Duckor, MD

Tustin, California
Gastroenterology Expert Witness, Addiction Medicine Expert Witness - Substance Abuse, Chemical Dependency, Prescription Drug Abuse, Detoxification, Medical Malpractice & Wrongful Death, Relapse Risk Prediction, Standards of Care, Absorption & Clearance of Alcohol/Drugs, Drugs/Alcohol, Testing Blood, Urine, Breath, Alcohol, Hepatological Effect of Alcohol, Alcoholism
Dr. Steven Duckor has been in private practice of gastroenterology and hepatology since 1977. He also specializes in chemical substance and drug abuse. Dr. Duckor is the Medical Director of the Positive Achievement Center since 1979 and is Board Certified in Addiction Medicine. Dr. Duckor has extensive knowledge in prescription drug abuse, detoxification, relapse risk prediction, absorption and clearance of alcohol/drugs, testing and all aspects of drugs and alcohol. Dr. Duckor is experienced in medical malpractice and wrongful death.

Charles "Rocky" Hill, MA, NCACII, CADCII

Temecula, California
Addiction Medicine Expert Witness, Substance Abuse Expert Witness - Wrongful Death, Standards of Care, Possession w/Intent, Addiction Programming, Pain Medication Management, Screening, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Charles "Rocky" Hill, MA, CADCII Hill Alcohol and Drug Treatment

Temecula, California
Substance Abuse Expert Witness - Treatment Center Standards of Care, Addiction, Possession with Intent to Sell, Drug or Alcohol related charges, Treatment Industry Standards, Treatment Center Fraud, Treatment Center Negligence, Chemical Dependency, Suboxone, Buprenorphine, Medication Assisted Treatment, Rehab, DUI

Richard Jordan, PsyD Expedient Medicolegal Services

San Diego, California
Psychology Expert Witness, Forensic Psychology Expert Witness - Trauma, Child and Adolescent, Pediatric, Addiction, Substance Abuse, Custody, Cognitive Disorder, Fitness for Duty, Correctional Healthcare, Chronic Pain, IME, PTSD, Depression, Anxiety, Traumatic Brain Injury, Harassment, Personal Injury, Discrimination
Richard Jordan, Psy.D., Q.M.E., brings an eclectic background to his practice as a Qualified Medical Evaluator. His early education was rooted in science and engineering, leading to a BS in Chemical Engineering. His earlier career in environmental engineering led to his focusing upon the air quality challenges in perhaps the most difficult air quality environment in the country, Los Angeles. As he became known for his creative solutions to seemingly impossible air quality and regulatory challenges, he was approached by his clients who provided financial support for him to start his own company. Dr. Jordan grew this company over a ten-year period, and then sold it to his employees so that he could transition to his new field of interest, psychology. Dr. Jordan received his doctorate in clinical psychology from the American Behavioral Studies Institute where he completed his dissertation on integrative treatments for major depressive disorder both with and without psychotic featur...

Scott Kopoian, PhD Forensic Med Group

Glendora, California
Forensic Psychology Expert Witness, Psychology Expert Witness - PTSD, Substance Abuse, Forensic Psychology, Expert Witness, Psychological Testing, Discrimination, Labor Law, Immigration Waivers, ADHD, Anxiety Disorders, Mood Disorders, Personal Injury
Dr. Kopoian specializes in psychological assessments as a Qualified Medical Examiner for California Workers’ Compensation cases, for personal injury and labor law cases, including discrimination and immigration waivers. He has provided expert witness testimony in both the Federal and Superior Courts and has testified in over 60 office depositions. His primary psychological clinical experience includes the evaluation and treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorders and substance abuse and dependency. During a five-year period, Dr. Kopoian evaluated individuals convicted of a criminal offense and found Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity, for the purpose of determining their current mental status, violence potential and likelihood of substance abuse relapse. Dr. Kopoian is licensed in the states of California and Oregon and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Forensic Examiners. He received his education at Arizona State University Tempe, Western Illinois University and his Ph.D. in ...

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...

Tiffany Towers, PsyD

Beverly Hills, California
Forensic Psychology Expert Witness, Psychology Expert Witness - Emotional Distress, Personal Injury, Trauma, Sexual Harassment, Substance Abuse, Chronic Relapse, Depression, Anxiety, Workplace Stress, Malpractice, Geriatrics, Divorce/Custody
Dr. Tiffany Towers achieved her Doctorate in Clinical Forensic Psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology in Los Angeles, CA and she has over a decade of experience working in the field of mental health and forensic psychology. Dr. Towers has provided therapy and evaluation services within widely diverse settings (in her private practice office, substance abuse treatment programs, community mental health centers, assisted living and skilled nursing facilities, home visits) and has given psychoeducational presentations and inservice trainings at the request of health and educational organizations. Dr. Towers received her Bachelor's degree in psychology and theatre from Barnard College-Columbia University and was graduated cum laude. She is licensed by the California Board of Psychology and is a member of the Los Angeles County Psychological Association (LACPA) and the California Psychological Association (CPA). CA Board of Psychology License# 29475. Available for ...

Jeff Victoroff, MD, FAAN Forensic Med. Group

Glendora, California
Neurology Expert Witness, Brain Injury Medicine Expert Witness - Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy-CTE, Traumatic Brain Injury, PTSD, Dementia, Alzheimer's Disease, Memory Loss, Seizure Disorders, Epilepsy, Stroke, Pain Disorders, Spinal Injury, Substance Abuse, Criminal Matters
Jeff Victoroff, M.D., FAAN is Board Certified in Neurology and Psychiatry and is a Certified Neurorehabilitation and Brain Injury Specialist. He received his medical degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and served his residencies at Harvard Medical School and a Fellowship in Behavioral Neurology at UCLA. Dr. Victoroff is currently an Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology and Psychiatry at the Keck School of Medicine at USC, a Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology and a Diplomate, American Board of Forensic Medicine. Dr. Victoroff served as a consulting neurologist and leader of the Western U.S. Center for the National Football League’s Neurological Care Program that deals with brain concessions sustained by its players. He was also associated with the Rancho Los Amigos National rehabilitation Center for twelve years as Director of the TBI/Neuropsychiatric Clinic, of the Neuro-Medicine Clinic and of the Neuropsychiatric Clinic. Dr. Victoroff h...

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.

Ray S. Kim, Ph.D. Patrick J. Kennelly, Ph.D. and Associates

Schaumburg, Illinois
Forensic Psychology Expert Witness, Psychology Expert Witness - Pre-Sentencing Evaluations, Sex Offenders, Violence Risk, Fitness for Duty, Competency, Substance Abuse, Independent Medical Examinations, Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation, Disability, Malpractice, Malingering.
Dr. Kim has the education, experience, knowledge, and skill to meet your forensic psychological needs. He is an experienced Clinical and Forensic Psychologist who has testified in numerous cases in both criminal and civil court proceedings. Dr. Kim is sensitive to the nature of legal matters, and provides comprehensive, timely, and professional services. His credentials include: Board Registered Mental Illness/Substance Abuse Provider, Diplomate of the American Psychotherapy Association, Diplomate of the American Board of Psychological Specialties, Fellow of the American College of Forensic Examiners Institute, and Fellow of the American College of Advanced Practice Psychologists.

Scott I Levine, DO

Pendleton, Indiana
Psychiatry Expert Witness, Correctional Healthcare Expert Witness - Correctional Psychiatry, Deliberate indifference, Access to care in prison and jail, Substance abuse, Mental illness, Post-traumatic stress related to incarceration, Jail/prison/correctional facility suicide, Pharmacotherapy/Medication management in jail and prison
I have been providing psychiatric care at a variety of correctional facilities (psychiatric inpatient, maximum, medium, and low security) since 2006. This experience allows me to provide insight into your case that most general psychiatrists do not have. I have completed residency at Rush Presbyterian St. Luke's Hospital (Chicago), have remained board-certified in adult psychiatry by the ABPN, and continue to serve as a member of the faculty at Marian University's medical school. I look forward to discussing your case.

James P Murphy, MD Murphy Pain Center

Louisville, Kentucky
Pain Management - Medicine Expert Witness, Addiction Medicine Expert Witness - Chronic pain, Pain Management, addiction, opioids, substance abuse, prescribing, controlled substance, DEA, medical board, regulations, Kentucky, Indiana
James Patrick Murphy, MD, MMM, a nationally recognized physician leader and expert in Pain Management, Addiction Medicine and controlled substances prescribing, is the nominee of the American Society of Addiction Medicine to the US Department of Health and Human Services Pain Management Best Practices Inter-Agency Task Force and he serves on the AMA's Pain Task Force. He founded Heartland Anesthesia Consultants in Elizabethtown, KY and Murphy Pain Center in Louisville where he has been President and Medical Director for the past 17 years. Dr. Murphy’s credentials are unparalleled: board certifications in Pain Medicine, Addiction Medicine, Anesthesiology and Preventive Medicine/Addiction. He has earned the distinction of Fellow, American Society of Addiction Medicine. His Pain Management fellowship was at Minnesota’s renowned Mayo Clinic, where he served on the faculty of the Mayo Medical School. He now serves as an Asst. Clinical Professor at the University of Louisville School of ...

Gerard Busnuk, MPA, CPP Roland Park Security Consulting

Baltimore, Maryland
Police Practices & Procedures Expert Witness, Security Expert Witness - police, law of arrest, use of force, higher education security policies, police procedures, security officer guidelines, premises liability, business improvement district, police medical guidelines, substance abuse, nonprofit, recovery programs
Jerry "Buz" Busnuk, CPP, has been involved with police and security work for more than 30 years. He retired at the rank of Captain from the Baltimore Police Department after more than 29 years of service. He is an expert in police work. Since his retirement he has worked for a local Business Improvement District as director of field operations, managing community safety and sanitation programs. He also has worked at the Maryland Institute College of Art, and the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions in supervisory security positions. He has become an independent security consultant and was previously certified as a CPP certified protection professional, the gold standard in security management. He has consulted with nonprofits, including a charter school, a church and the Muslim community, as well a medium manufacturing/distribution company, and a high rise for the elderly. He has seen security from a number of perspectives. As part of his practice he engages in expert wit...

Barry H. Roth, MD

Brookline Village, Massachusetts
Psychiatry Expert Witness, Forensic Psychiatry Expert Witness - Addiction Psychiatry, Substance Abuse, Geriatric Psychiatry, Contested Wills, Will Contests, Testamentary Capacity, Undue Influence, Psychiatric Malpractice, Trauma, PTSD, Civil Competencies, Criminal Competencies.
Dr. Roth's [forensic] expertise arises from 40+ years of an unusually broad and deep range of clinical work---both public and private, hospital and out-patient---the basis to achieve Certification in the Subspecialties of Addiction Psychiatry, Geriatric Psychiatry, and Forensic Psychiatry, and rank of Distinguished Life Fellow, Massachusetts Psychiatric Society & American Psychiatric Association. His clear penetrating insight directly explains complexity in a straightforward manner. QUADRUPLE CERTIFICATIONS IN: PSYCHIATRY ADDICTION PSYCHIATRY GERIATRIC PSYCHIATRY FORENSIC PSYCHIATRY Former Instructor – Harvard Medical School Cornell University Alumnus

Thomas D. Fowlkes, MD

Oxford, Mississippi
Correctional Healthcare Expert Witness, Addiction Medicine Expert Witness - Deliberate Indifference, Prison Standard of Care, prisons, jails, correctional medical director, access to care in prison, urgent care, detox, substance abuse, drug testing, alcohol testing, residential substance abuse facility, outpatient substance abuse facility, supervision of nurse practitioners
Highly experienced correctional physician who currently serves as the Medical Director for a 140 bed facility. Board Certified in both Emergency Medicine and Addiction Medicine. Certified Medical Review Officer for Drug/Alcohol Testing (MROCC). Owner and operator of a primary and urgent care clinic. Former co-owner and Medical Director of a 76 bed CARF accredited residential and outpatient detox and substance abuse treatment facility. Experienced Expert Witness.

A.E. Daniel, MD DANIEL FORENSIC PSYCHIATRIC SERVICES

Columbia, Missouri
Psychiatry Expert Witness, Correctional Healthcare Expert Witness - Suicide, Prisons, Jails, Forensic Psychiatry, Child/Adolescent Psychiatry, PTSD, medication, substance abuse, jail suicide, prison suicide, correctional suicide, group home suicide, nursing home suicide, addiction, teen suicide, juvenile suicide
Award winning thought leader on prison suicide. Triple Board-Certified medical doctor. (Psychiatry, Child/Adolescent Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry). Former Director of Psychiatric Services for the Missouri Department of Corrections. Directed, managed and supervised services provided by psychiatrists working in all prisons in Missouri. Was administratively responsible for all mental health services provided by the mental health staff. Considerable experience in providing direct psychiatric services to jail and prison inmates in various correctional institutions. Significant experience interacting with correctional staff that provides direct one-to-one services to inmates on suicide watch and attending to their needs. Authored and co-authored several peer-reviewed articles in correctional mental health and particularly on risk identification, prevention and risk management strategies relating to suicide in jails and prisons. One of the co-authors who updated the World Health Or...

Shawn K. Acheson, Ph.D. Duke University Medical Center

Durham, North Carolina
Neuropsychology Expert Witness, Psychology Expert Witness - neuropsychological assessment, traumatic brain injury, stroke, dementia, PTSD, malingering, fitness for duty, return to work, return to play, competency, substance abuse, somatoform disorder, conversion disorder, pseudo-seizures, psychogenic movement disorders, independent medical evaluation
Dr. Acheson is a Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychologist in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Duke University Medical Center where he also completed his neuropsychology residency and post-doctoral fellowship training. He is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Translational Neuroscience, and Lead Psychologist in the Duke Center for Psychiatry and Law. In his role as a member of the Duke Center for Psychiatry and Law, Dr. Acheson performs neuropsychological evaluations and record reviews in the service of civil and criminal court proceedings; fitness for duty; workers comp; and issues surrounding competency (e.g., stand trial / medical decision making / financial decision making / independent living). Dr. Acheson also provides expert testimony concerning the behavioral and cognitive effects of drugs of abuse; traumatic brain injury; somatoform and conversion disorders; and malingering. Dr. Acheson's primary clinical specialty is traumatic brain injury a...

George S. Glass, MD George S. Glass, MD, PA

Houston, Texas
Psychiatry Expert Witness, Addiction Medicine Expert Witness - Medical Director of Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals. Consultant to Medical Board, Bar Association, FAA
Board Certified, Psychiatry; Board Certified, Addiction; Distinguished Life Fellow American Psychiatric Association; Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry, University of Texas, Baylor College of Medicine, Cornell Weill
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