Psychiatry Expert 18123 CA(S)

Expertise Description

I have more than 35 years experience in the field of Psychiatry with expertise in Clinical Psychiatry in Children, Adolescent, and Adults. I have experience with neurology, private treatment, medications, and outpatient services. I have additional knowledge of group therapy, personal injury, PTSD, childhood sexual abuse, bullying, worker's compensation, psychopharmacology, malpractice, sexual harassment, inpatient mental health, and adult psychology. I have prior expert witness experience.

Areas of Expertise

Expert Witness

My expert witness experience includes workers' compensation, child custody, and personal injury.

Professional Experiences

My professional experience includes being a Full Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, as well as being in private practice. I have prior experience as a Ward Chief and Assistant Director of Child/Adolescent Psychiatry Outpatient Services.

Relevant Experiences

I am a medical doctor specializing in psychiatry who has had many years of experience in diagnosing patient’s problems, competency, and capabilities. I can review medical records including psychiatric records considering medications as well. Following an interview with written psychological testing to determine a person’s ability to understand, remember and cooperate, I would be able to specifically and clearly indicate based upon the evidence whether a person can take part and has the capacity to be involved in a meaningful way in estate planning or other legal matters.

I have given depositions and testified in court many times.

I am a clinical professor of psychiatry, am board certified in child/adolescent psychiatry and adult psychiatry, have extensive experience in forensic matters over 25 years including testifying in Superior Court and Federal Court. My expertise includes the areas of personal injury, PTSD, childhood sexual abuse, bullying, worker’s compensation, psychopharmacology, malpractice, and sexual harassment.


MedicineUniversity of Toronto

Licenses Certifications

Canadian Medical Boards
California State Medical Boards
Certified American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Child & Adolescent

Awards & Affiliation

Partial List of Consulting Expert Witness Cases