ADDICTION EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-034495
This highly qualified, dual board-certified expert has over 40 years of experience in his field. He completed his medical degree from the University of Western Ontario, his residency training in psychiatry at McMaster Univerity, and his fellowship in addiction medicine at Homewood Health Center in Ontario, Canada. He subsequently pursued a masters of management in healthcare at Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University. This expert is a distinguished ...
Expert Witness: E-255501
This expert specializes in internal medicine, addition medicine and medical ethics. He is dual-board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Preventive Medicine. He holds certifications in basic and advanced life support. Additionally, this expert is a member of various professional organizations, including the American College of Physicians and the American Society of Addiction Medicine. Formerly, he has served as an internist at ...
Expert Witness: E-057078
This highly qualified expert is triple board certified in Psychiatry, Geriatric Psychiatry, and Administrative Psychiatry. He has been in active practice for over 31 years. He completed his MD degree at the prestigious Albert-Ludwigs-University in Germany prior to moving to the United States. He completed a residency in Psychiatry and a fellowship in Geriatric Psychiatry at the University of Cincinnati. This expert is highly respected in this field with more than 65 ...
Expert Witness: E-051237
This highly qualified and awarded expert is double board certified in general psychiatry and forensic psychiatry. Currently this expert is a clinical assistant professor and the chief of forensic psychiatry at a major medical school. He earned his MD at the University of Florida, completed his residency training in psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh. He completed his fellowship in Forensic Psychiatry at University of California Davis. Along with his clinical ...
Expert Witness: E-153134
This highly qualified expert is in private practice representing an institute of pain management in Florida. He was formerly the medical director and CEO of Comprehensive Pain Medicine. He is board certified in Anesthesiology with added qualifications in pain management from the American Board of Anesthesiology and a Diplomate in Pain Medicine from the American Board of Pain Medicine. This expert is also a Diplomate in Addiction Medicine from the American Board of ...
Expert Witness: E-160461
This expert earned her BA from The University of Texas at Austin. She then earned her masters in education and her PhD from The University of Houston in Counseling Psychology. This expert is also active within her society and is a member of numerous professional organizations such as The American Psychological Association. In addition, this expert has published 25 Peer-Reviewed Articles and given numerous presentations and lectures. Formerly this expert served as an ...
Expert Witness: E-129482
This highly qualified expert earned her MD from the American University of Beirut in Lebanon. She then went on to complete her Residency at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Psychiatry. After her residency, she then completed her fellowship in Forensic Psychiatry at Case Western Reserve University. She subsequently obtained her certification as a Medical Review Officer. In addition, this expert is the American Psychiatric Association's Early Career Psychiatry Trustee at ...
Expert Witness: E-084565
This board certified expert earned a BS (highest honors) from the University of California- Santa Cruz and MD from University of California- San Diego. Residency and fellowship training were completed at Yale University School of Medicine.The expert completed a fellowship at one of the premier research and clinical centers for Autism Spectrum Disorders, Addiction, and childhood trauma. She is actively involved in a number of clinical programs and projects to increase ...
Expert Witness: E-068740
This qualified expert of Addiction Medicine obtained his BS in Foreign Service from Georgetown University, his Pre-Med Certificate from the University of Maryland College Park, and his MPH and his MD from Tulane University. He completed his internship in Internal Medicine at Georgetown University School of Medicine, his Residency in Pediatrics at Weill Cornell Medical College, his Fellowship in Pediatrics at Columbia University of Physicians and Surgeons, and his ...
Expert Witness: E-063321
This multiple board certified forensic psychiatrist has extensive experience working with individuals of all ages, predominantly specializing in Addictions, PTSD and Sleep Medicine. He is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and has held top teaching and clinical positions at Virginia Commonwealth School of Medicine. Currently, he is the President of a psychiatric private practice association in Virginia, and a Professor of Psychiatry and ...
Expert Witness: E-048807
This extremely well qualified expert of Psychiatry obtained his BS in Chemistry from the University of Virginia, his MTS in Ethics and Cultural Anthropology from the Harvard Divinity School, and his MD in Medicine from Columbia University. He completed his Internship in Internal Medicine and Neurology, his Residency in Adult Psychiatry, and his Fellowship in Addiction Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and his Fellowship in Psychotherapy at the San Francisco Center for ...
Expert Witness: E-045138
This highly qualified expert earned his BA from University of California, Irvine and his PhD in Clinical Psychology from Fuller Theological Seminary. He has been a practicing psychologist for over 5 years and has gained a vast range of experience in various settings across California. He is active in his field as an author, presenter, and member of local psychological associations. Formerly, he was Clinic Manager of Aegis Treatment Centers- an opioid addiction treatment ...

ADDICTION EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Suicide Risk Patient Is Prematurely Discharged From Psychiatric Hospital ADDICTION Expert Case

This case involves a 23-year old male victim of human trafficking with a history of psychosis and multiple suicide attempts. He presented to the emergency room late one evening after overdosing on antidepressants. The patient was admitted to an interna …

Patient Develops Compulsive Behavior While Taking Antipsychotic Medication ADDICTION Expert Case

This case involves a 26-year-old male patient with bipolar disorder and severe depression who was prescribed the antipsychotic aripipiprazole. This patient had a family history of bipolar disorder and alcoholism. While taking the antipsychotic medi …

Social Workers Fail To Conduct Adequate Medical Screening For At-Risk Child ADDICTION Expert Case

This case involves a child who did not receive an appropriate medical screening when taken into custody by the state. Her birth mother tested positive for opioids at delivery and the baby tested positive for opioids after birth. A judge promptly signed …

Abilify Manufacturer Sued for Psychological Ramifications ADDICTION Expert Case

Abilify Manufacturer Sued for Psychological Ramifications

After experiencing adverse side effects from the antidepressant Abilify, a group of patients filed a class action suit against the manufacturing company. Primarily prescribed for Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder, and Depression, Abilify was marketed as an a …

Pharmacy Named in Lawsuit on Topamax Overdose ADDICTION Expert Case

Pharmacy Named in Lawsuit on Topamax Overdose

A patient allegedly received the wrong amount of Topamax to treat her chronic migraines, and developed debilitating overdose symptoms as a consequence. She had asked her local pharmacy to fill her prescription for 25mg, but became disoriented, stuttered, a …

Toxicology Experts Opine on Inappropriate Painkiller Administration ADDICTION Expert Case

This case takes place in Virginia and involves a patient who died from an accidental overdose of prescription drugs repeatedly prescribed. The patient presented due to a chronic medical condition which required an ongoing pain management regime. The patien …