Addiction Psychiatry Expert Witness CA 537976

Expertise Description

I have worked in the psychiatry field for more than 25 years with an emphasis on addiction psychiatry and pain management. My areas of expertise include alcohol and addiction treatments; chemical dependency and recovery; clinical research; dual diagnosis; forensic psychiatry; healthcare; internal medicine; neurology; opiates; pain management; pain medicine; program and treatment development; psychiatry; psychosis and substance abuse; psych-law; psychotherapy; relapse prevention; sobriety; and substance abuse. I have experience working in detox and recovery centers; hospitals; treatment centers; and outpatient addiction clinics. I have provided consultations, courtroom testimony, and deposition as an addiction psychiatry expert witness for over three decades.

Areas of Expertise


Degree Subject Institution
M.D. University of Arizona
B.S. Zoology Arizona State University

Licenses Certifications

National Board of Medical Examiners, Diplomat
California Board of Medical Quality Assurance, Physician and Surgeon.

Speciality board certification:
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Diplomate, General Psychiatry
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Forensic Psychiatry
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Addiction Psychiatry

Awards & Affiliation

American Psychiatric Association
San Diego Psychiatric Society

Primary Affiliation

American Psychiatric Association