Psychiatry Expert Witness TX 504443

Expertise Description

I have over 10 years of consulting experience in psychiatry with an emphasis in forensic psychiatry. My areas of focus include: death row inmates, Ad Seg and self- injurious offenders in high security pods in the psychiatric prison hospitals, correctional psychiatry, death row, administrative psychiatry, competency to stand trial, will contests, fitness for duty, sexual harassment, psychopharmacology, malpractice, fear of imminent death, wrongful death, criminal responsibility, civil commitment, involuntary treatment, compelled medication, right to refuse treatment, immigration cases, torture, disability, personality disorders, mental retardation, autism, dementia, sex offenders, malingering, decisional capacity and standard of care, PTSD, mood disorders, impulse disorders, psychotic disrders, and intellectual and developmental disability (IDD). I have prior experience providing clients with consultations, deposition, and courtroom testimony as a psychiatry expert witness.

Areas of Expertise

Relevant Experiences

I was an expert in a case involving rape and forced marriage. I regularly assist Physicians for Human Rights in cases involving Human Trafficking and Asylum. Many of these cases involve sexual assault. I also have been involved with employment cases.

I am board certified in Forensic Psychiatry. I currently serve as Assistant Professor of Psychiatry where I treat Death Row and Ad Seg offenders in the TDCJ Jester 4 psychiatric unit. I also was providing outpatient services to a Death Row Unit. I am currently pursuing Board Certification in Brain Injury Medicine and a CCHP certification in correctional health care.


Degree Subject Institution
M.D. Ramaiah Medical College

Licenses Certifications

Texas Medical License, Board of Medical Examiners
Board Certified in Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Board-Certified in Forensic Psychiatry American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Awards & Affiliation

Physicians for Human Rights – Asylum Network
American Psychiatric Association
American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law

Primary Affiliation

Physicians for Human Rights – Asylum Network