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Other Locations: District of Columbia, Maryland

Specialty 1: Forensic Psychiatry

Specialty 2: Psychiatry

Specialty Focus: Forensic Psychiatry Personal injury, disability , fitness for duty evaluations, independent medical evaluations (IMEs), , workers compensation, diminished capacity, criminal and civil competences, aide-in-sentencing, workplace harassment, insanity defense, medical malpractice, standards of care, institutional negligence, guardianship and testamentary capacity, civil commitment, human rights ,due process violations and capital sentencing evaluation

Medical School: Guru Gobind Singh Medical College, India

License(s): VA, DC, CA, MD, KY

Years in Practice: 20

Experience:
  • 5 years performing IMEs
  • 5+ IMEs performed
  • Deposed/Testified 50 times

IME Certification: Forensic Psychiatry training( Saint Elizabeths DC) , Psychiatry residency( Cleveland Clinic)


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Navneet Sidhu, M.D. is an experienced psychiatrist practicing in the Washington DC area. She completed her psychiatry residency at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Ohio, and her forensic psychiatry training at Saint Elizabeths Hospital in Washington, D.C. She has extensive experience in various clinical settings including hospitals, mental health clinics, and corrections. Dr. Sidhu has diagnosed and treated thousands of patients with mental illnesses. This has honed her ability to understand complex psychiatric issues, and conduct in-depth, and nuanced forensic assessments. Dr. Sidhu has been qualified as an expert witness in federal and state courts. She offers expertise locally and nationwide in: personal injury, clarification of psychiatric diagnosis, mental health file reviews, disability and other insurance claims, fitness for duty evaluations, independent medical evaluations (IMEs), psychopharmacology, workers compensation, diminished capacity, various criminal and civil competency assessments, aide-in-sentencing, reduced responsibility, effects of workplace violence and psychological trauma, workplace harassment, insanity defense, psychiatric risk assessment, medical malpractice, standards of care, institutional negligence, guardianship and testamentary capacity, civil commitment, human rights and due process violations and capital sentencing evaluations. Dr. Sidhu is double board certified in Psychiatry and Forensic Psychiatry. She is an active member American Psychiatric Association(APA), Washington Psychiatric Society(WPS) and American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law( AAPL)