Ellika  McGuire, MD Independent Medical Examiner
Curriculum Vitae

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Other Locations: Seattle

Specialty 1: Psychiatry

Specialty 2: Forensic Psychiatry

Keywords/Search Terms: Dr. McGuire is double-board certified in child, adolescent, and adult psychiatry. In her clinical practice, she evaluates and treats a broad range of psychiatric disorders, including anxiety disorders, depressive disorders, bipolar disorder, trauma, PTSD, ADHD, and more. Dr. McGuire has been performing IMEs since 2016. Personal Injury, Disability, Harassment, Discrimination, L&I, Insurance, Litigation

Medical School: Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

License(s): WA, CO

Years in Practice: 13

  • 7 years performing IMEs
  • 40 IMEs performed
  • Deposed/Testified 0 times

IME Training: WA State Department of Social and Health Services

Additional Information

Dr. McGuire has completed in depth training in psychopharmacology, psychotherapy, and psychoanalysis, enabling her to more effectively assess and opine on emotional distress and mental health injuries in patients and claimants. Dr. McGuire is skilled in written and verbal communication. She produces clear reports and collaborates effectively. For example, Dr. McGuire receives excellent reviews in her role as a Clinical Instructor in the University of Washington School of Medicine Department Psychiatry. Dr. McGuire has unique expertise in evaluating and treating LGBTQIA+ youth, adults and families. Personal Injury, Disability, Harassment, Discrimination, L&I, Insurance