Forensic Psychiatry Independent Medical Examiner Listings

Welcome to the SEAK National Directory of Independent Medical Examiners. The Forensic Psychiatry Independent Medical Examiners found here provide independent medical exams (IMEs), medical evaluations, impartial examinations, independent medical assessments, vocational assessments, functional capacity evaluations, impairment ratings, second opinions, return to work evaluations, or fitness for duty exams to evaluate the extent of disability, permanent impairment or injuries.

Shelley Uram, MD

Phoenix, Arizona
Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams, Forensic Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams
Harvard trained, extensive experience treating PTSD, Author of book on PTSD: Essential Living (2017), Distinguished Fellow of American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry, University of AZ College of Medicine.


PALM DESERT, California
Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams, Forensic Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams - IME, Psychiatry, Emergency Psychiatry, Inpatient Acute Psychiatry, Psychopharmacology, Geriatric Psychiatry.
Board certified in psychiatry. Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Assoc. Currently the Medical Director of Behavioral Health at Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mirage, California. Experienced in outpatient and inpatient psychiatry with concentration in adults, geriatrics, psychopharmacology. 15+ years of experience with IME, chart reviews, civil litigation, evaluations for testamentary capacity.

Robert Scott Johnson, MD, JD, LLM San Francisco Psychiatry

San Francisco, California
Forensic Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams, Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams - IMEs, testamentary capacity, fitness for duty, capacity to refuse treatment, medical malpractice, suicide, negligence, psychiatrist malpractice, PTSD, emotional distress, psychiatric disability, emotional harm, wrongful termination, stalking, malingering, threat assessment, security clearance
Dr. Scott Johnson, MD, JD, LLM is a board certified psychiatrist, who completed forensic psychiatry training at Harvard/Mass General and general psychiatry training at Baylor. He is licensed in CA, TX and MA, and has been practicing since 2011. He has 20 peer-reviewed publications, 2 book chapters, 12 psychiatric awards, 6 of which are national awards. He accepts civil forensic and corporate/university threat assessment cases nationally, focusing on the following areas: Independent Medical Evaluations (IMEs) Civil Capacities: Testamentary Capacity (Ability to Make a Legally-Enforceable Will) Capacity to Consent to (or Refuse) Treatment Matrimonial Capacity (Ability to Form a Legally-Enforceable Marriage) Medical Malpractice: Psychiatrist Malpractice/Standard of Care (Following Harm to a Patient) Negligence Lawsuits/Psychic Harm Evaluations (e.g. PTSD or Depression) Appropriateness of Civil Commitment Boundary Violations Employer/Employee litigation: Emotiona...

Perry A Maloff, MD

Covina, California
Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams, Forensic Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams - IME's for long term disability insurance, state and county retirement systems, FMLA's, Fitness for Duty Evaluations. Workers' Compensation Medical Legal Evaluations.
Certified by the State of California as a Qualified Medical Evaluator. Utilized as an IME for the State of California Retirement System(CalPERS) as well as various other county retirement boards (LACERA, SBCERA). Services have been utilized by several of the major long term disability insurance carriers. Performed well over 500 medical-legal and IME evaluations combined. Maintains psychiatric treatment practice focusing on psychopharmacological management.

Brian Crowley, MD

Washington, District Of Columbia
Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams, Forensic Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams - Fitness for Duty, Security Clearance, Personal Injury, Testamentary Capacity and Undue Influence, Sexual Harassment/Abuse, Sexual Misconduct by Professionals, PTSD, Professional Ethics/Peer Review, Malpractice, Hospital Standards, Courts Martial

Stuart S Burstein, MD Center of Revitalizing Psychiatry

Sarasota, Florida
Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams, Forensic Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams - Workers' Compensation, Fitness-for-Duty, FMLA, Personal Injury, Psychic Harm, Mental Capacity, Depression, PTSD.
Certified in General Psychiatry and Forensic Psychiatry by American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Certified as Independent Medical Examiner by American Board of Independent Medical Examiners. Certified as Expert Medical Advisor [EMA] by Florida Division of Workers' Compensation. Active clinical practice. Former Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at University of Pittsburgh Medical School.

Harish Kher, MD

Daytona Beach, Florida
Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams, Forensic Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams - Child Psychiatry, Adolescent Psychiatry, Adult Psychiatry, Depression, Bipolar Affective Disorder, Anxiety Disorders, Schizophrenia, Psychological Disorders Associated with Medical Illnesses and Accidents

Richard S Goldberg, MD

Forest Park, Illinois
Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams, Forensic Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams - Addiction Medicine, Hospital, liability, dual diagnosis, involuntary, psychosis , suicide, workers comp, fitness for duty, expert, malingering, sexual contact, disability, diagnosis, psychotropic medication, detox, inpatient, guardianship, violence
I am a board-certified psychiatrist with 33 years experience working in psychiatric hospitals, chemical dependency treatment facilities, nursing homes, community mental health centers, and office-based private practice of adolescents and adults with a wide range of psychiatric illnesses and addiction issues. I am currently in active practice. I have a unique ability to perform completely private evaluations in security-sensitive circumstances. I am routinely contacted directly to arrange and coordinate independent evaluations, meet with clients without involving others, and can perform evaluations in anonymous locations when necessary. Reports are completed offline without involving any third party in the process (without answering services, recording devices, third party testing, EMR, secretarial/support staff or coordinators, transcriptionists, etc.) ensuring complete privacy throughout the IME process. Board Certified Psychiatrist Certified in Addiction Medicine H...

Leonard J. Hertzberg, MD

Baltimore, Maryland
Forensic Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams, Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams - Personal injury, disability evaluations, physician impairment, fitness for duty, criminal responsibility and competency to stand trial, dangerousness, medical record review, malpractice

Barry H. Roth, MD

Brookline, Massachusetts
Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams, Forensic Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams - Geriatric Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry, Addiction Psychiatry & Substance Abuse, Will Contests, Testamentary Capacity, Undue Influence, Contested Wills, Dementia, Adult Psychiatry, PTSD, Psychiatric Malpractice, Psychiatric Evaluations, Psychiatric Disability, Fitness for Duty, Impaired Professionals, Disability Evaluations, Immigration and Asylum
Dr. Roth’s Forensic expertise arises from44+ years of unusually broad and deep clinical experience in both public and private ambulatory and hospital-based settings. He has achieved and maintained Quadruple Certifications in Psychiatry (1983), Addiction Psychiatry (1993, 2003, 2013,), Geriatric Psychiatry (1994, 2004, 2014,) and Forensic Psychiatry (1999, 2009); also, Certification in Addiction Medicine, 1988-98. He is a Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and Massachusetts Psychiatric Society; Instructor in the Harvard Law School Trial Advocacy Workshop; former Harvard Medical School Instructor and Cornell University Alumnus. This foundation gives authority for clear explanations of complex problems--- especially when multiple subspecialties interact.

Gregory P Brown, MD Gregory P Brown MD Professional Corporation

Henderson, Nevada
Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams, Forensic Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams - testamentary capacity, contractual capacity, undue influence, guardianship, conservatorship, civil litigation, brain injury, personal injury, return to work, disability evaluations
Board Certification by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in both Psychiatry and Forensic Psychiatry

James Bellard, MD Raleigh Psychiatric Associates

Raleigh, North Carolina
Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams, Forensic Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams - Board Cerified in General and Forensic Psychiatry. Extensive courtroom experience in 9 states and in Federal court. Civil and Criminal Evaluations, Medical Malpractice Reviews, Psychological Damages, Independent Medical Evaluations, Review of Professional Board Complaints, Review of Testamentary Capacity, Peer Reviews.

Alton Williams, MD, JD

Durham, North Carolina
Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams, Forensic Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams

Sylvester Smarty, MD Smarty, LLC

Broadview Heights, Ohio
Forensic Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams, Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams - Disability Evaluations, Fitness for Duty Evaluations, FMLA Evaluations, Workers Compensation Evaluations, Social Security Evaluations, Return to Work Evaluations, Psyche Injury, Psychiatric Malpractice

Beth Ann Howell, MD

Lake Oswego, Oregon
Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams, Forensic Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams - Residency in Neurology; Workers' Compensation, Personal Injury, Psychiatric conditions masquerading as physical disorders; PTSD-Police, Military & Civilian; Sexual harassment, stalking, discrimination, & abuse; Impaired Medical Professionals

Robin A Altman, MD

Reading, Pennsylvania
Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams, Forensic Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams - I am board certified in both adult and child and adolescent psychiatry and have been in practice for the past 20 years. I have experience in inpatient psychiatry, outpatient psychiatry, community based private practice, outpatient clinics, detention facilities and residential treatment facilities. I have been practicing forensic psychiatry for the past five years.

James C Ballenger Lowcountry Psychiatry Consultation

Charleston, South Carolina
Forensic Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams, Neuropsychiatry Independent Medical Exams - Psychiatry, Bipolar Disorder, Alcohol Blood Levels, Addiction Medicine, Psychopharmacology, Panic Disorder, Anxiety Disorders, Post Traumatic Stress, Suicide, Depression, Traumatic Brain Injury, Malpractice (Psychiatry). Experience in Criminal cases - prosecution and defense. Mass murder/school shootings - prosecution.

Keith A. Caruso, MD

Brentwood, Tennessee
Forensic Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams, Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams - Assessment of psychiatric disorders and resulting disability in adults for civil and criminal courts
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.

Sanjay Adhia, MD

Richmond, Texas
Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams, Forensic Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams - Double Board Certified in Forensic & General Psychiatry. Assess and diagnose, testimony: Personal Injury, Depression, Anxiety, PTSD, Bipolar, Impulse Disorders, Risk of Violence, Psychosis. Suicide. Sexual Harassment, Assault, Victims, Sex Offenders. Wrongful Death. Malpractice, Involuntary Treatment, Standard of Care. Correctional Psychiatry: Jail, Prison, Psychiatric Hospital. Addiction Medicine, Psychopharmacology, Brain Injury. Disability, Utilization Review, Fitness for Duty.
Dr. Adhia is double-Board-Certified in Psychiatry and Forensic Psychiatry, and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB). His practice focus is the psychiatric impact of a triggering event, which may be personal injury, physical and emotional abuse, violence, changed competency, with broad med-legal implications. Dr. Adhia also evaluates and treats psychiatric injury and disability in victims and alleged abusers. Dr. Adhia's clinical practice is conducted in high-risk and security sensitive settings including maximum security prisons and correctional psychiatric hospitals, inmates on death row and segregated in Isolation. Dr. Adhia also volunteers with Physicians for Human Rights to assess victims of kidnapping and false imprisonment, human trafficking, undue influence, physical and sexual abuse, rape, and fear of imminent death. In all populations, he assesses PTSD, Anxiety, Depressive Disorders, risk of suicide, and malingering. He is experi...

Teo Ernst Psy.D., QME, ABPP

Renton, Washington
Forensic Psychiatry Independent Medical Exams, Psychology Independent Medical Exams - Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Military Trauma, Employment Evaluations, Fitness for Duty, Personal Injury, Substance Abuse, Severe Mental Illness, Threat Assessment, Chronic Pain, Psychosomatic Disorders.
Dr. Ernst specializes in the assessment and treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and psychological trauma. Licensed in California and Washington State, he is a board certified forensic psychologist, a fellow of the American Academy of Forensic Psychology, and a member of the clinical faculty in the UCSF Department of Psychiatry. As a trauma expert, Dr. Ernst choose to complete an additional year of fellowship training in PTSD at the San Francisco Veterans Hospital. In addition to specializing in the assessment of PTSD, Dr. Ernst has extensive experience assessing fitness for duty, threat assessment, disability, work restrictions, and occupational injury. Dr. Ernst is currently a Qualified Medical Evaluator (QME) for the California Department of Industrial Relations and a subject matter expert for the QME pre-test panel. He is a member of the forensic evaluator panels for the Superior Courts of Alameda and Contra Costa County. His past professional experiences including p...
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