Keith A. Caruso, MD Independent Medical Examiner
Curriculum Vitae

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  • Phone: 615 844 6148
  • Cell: 615 403 5100
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Specialty 1: Forensic Psychiatry

Specialty 2: Psychiatry

Specialty Focus: Assessment of psychiatric disorders and resulting disability in adults for civil and criminal courts.

Medical School: Cornell University Medical College

License(s): TN, KY, AL, NC, MS, GA

Years in Practice: 25

  • 25 years performing IMEs
  • >2000 IMEs performed
  • Deposed/Testified 140 times

IME Certification: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Forensic Psychiatry)

IME Training: Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship, Military Residency Training

Additional Information

I am fellowship trained and board certified in Forensic Psychiatry. I previously served as chief of forensic psychiatry at the National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, MD while concurrently serving as chief of inpatient psychiatry at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. I currently serve as secretary of the Tennessee Psychiatric Association and previously served as president of the Society of Uniformed Services Psychiatrists. I have consulted with disability insurers and performed IME's for Worker's Compensation cases as well. I am licensed in Tennessee, North Carolina, Kentucky, Georgia, Alabama and Mississippi and am willing to travel to perform IME's.