Tyler E. Morrison, M.D., M.A.S. Independent Medical Examiner

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Other Locations: San Diego

Specialty 1: Psychiatry

Specialty 2: Forensic Psychiatry

Keywords/Search Terms: PTSD, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Trauma, Natural Disasters, Psychic Harm, Emotional Distress, Standard of Care, Medical Malpractice, Psychopharmacology, Psychedelic Therapy, Ketamine, MDMA, Boundary Violations, Suicide, Emergency Psychiatry, Testamentary Capacity, Undue Influence, Will Contests

Medical School: UC San Diego School of Medicine

License(s): CA

Years in Practice: >8

  • <5 years performing IMEs
  • <5 IMEs performed
  • Deposed/Testified <5 times

IME Training: SEAK and American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, Forensic Psychiatry Review Course

Additional Information

Dr. Morrison is a UCSF-trained adult psychiatrist and a UCSD-trained child & adolescent psychiatrist. In addition to clinical work, he conducts forensic independent medical evaluations (IME's) of people of all ages, in any state, and has expert witness testimony experience. He has expertise in adult, adolescent, and childhood PTSD, trauma, psychic harm, emotional distress, standard of care, medical malpractice, psychedelic assisted therapy, ketamine, MDMA, boundary violations, emergency psychiatry, suicide risk assessments, substance use, and youth mental health. He is double board-certified in adult psychiatry and child & adolescent psychiatry. He holds an academic appointment as Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Voluntary Track, at UC San Diego and is co-director of the UCSD Child Psychiatry Fellowship Psychopathology course. He is also the elected regional liaison to the Disaster & Trauma Issues Committee of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP). An initial 20 minute phone consultation is available to all potential new clients, free of charge. Please text or call 858-224-2534 or click the "Email this expert" button above to reach him. CV is available upon request.