Forensic Psychiatry Independent Medical Examiners
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.
Suzie Dupee, MD Suzanne M. Dupee, MD, A Professional Medical CorporationManhattan Beach, California
Forensic Psychiatry, Psychiatry - Sexual abuse/assault PTSD Personal injury Employment issues Child & Adolescent forensic evaluations Child Custody evaluations and family law Fitness for Duty Disabililty evaluations
Child Custody evaluators California qualifications
Robert Scott Johnson, MD, JD, LLM San Francisco PsychiatrySan Francisco, California
Forensic Psychiatry, Psychiatry - 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: A. Independent Medical Evaluations (IMEs) B. Employer/Employee (Emotional Harm) litigation: i. Alleged Emotional Distress Resulting from Employment Disputes ii. Wrongful Termination/Retaliation iii. Discrimination/Harassment C. Fitness for Duty Evaluations (i.e. for licensed professionals such as pilots, dentists, physicians, nurses, attorneys) D. Testamentary/Matrimonial Capacity (Ability to Make a Legally-Enforceable Will) E. Medical/Nursing Board Cases (fit-for-duty)
Barbara J. Justice, MD Equity EvalsAnaheim, California
Forensic Psychiatry, Psychiatry
Dr. Justice began her career in medicine as a surgeon in New York City. After 20 years as a practicing surgeon, she entered the field of Psychiatry and received training in a Fellowship program at UCLA. She is a Board Certified Forensic Psychiatrist with training in all aspects of psychiatry and the law. Dr. Justice has broad experience testifying in criminal and civil cases and has been deposed extensively upwards of 400 times. She has also testified frequently as mental health expert witness for the state of California. Her unique background in physical medicine, trauma, psychopharmacology and surgery, combined with her psychiatric expertise, gives her an in-depth understanding of the multitude of factors at issue in civil litigation cases. Dr. Justice is currently Attending Forensic Psychiatrist, Director of Psychiatric Training at the Department of State Hospital in Norwalk California. Dr. Justice received her MD and completed her surgery internship and residency at Presbyteri...
Salma S. Khan, MDSan Francisco, California
Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry - I have done Peer Reviews, IME's, and Standard of Care assessments for the Medical Board of California. I have experience consulting in regards to county jail and prison system. I have extensive experience evaluating forensic patients. I have extensive experience doing inpatient work. Qualified Medical Evaluator since 2001. I have been an Independent Medical Evaluator for various California agencies. Defense Base Act IME's and Department of Labor IME's.
I have additional subspecialty training and experience in pain medicine (as it relates to psychiatry), addiction psychiatry, and consultation-liaison psychiatry. I have additional experience in emergency psychiatry, inpatient psychiatry, suicide risk evaluations, violence risk assessments and fitness for duty evaluations.
Gabor Vari, MDPacific Palisades, California
Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry - Workers Compensation, Disability, Disability Retirement, Auto Injury, Personal Injury, Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry, depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, trauma, PTSD, suicide, addiction, substance abuse, IME, fitness for duty, disability evaluation, telepsychiatry, medical board, side effects, standard of care
I am a double Ivy League trained and two-time Jeopardy champion general adult psychiatrist with over 15 years experience in the pharmacological and psychotherapeutic treatment of a broad spectrum of psychiatric illnesses. I have performed several hundred workers compensation and disability IMEs and have testified dozens of times. I maintain an active practice in Los Angeles. I look forward to hearing from you soon! Board Certification: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Residency: UCLA - Chief Resident of Bipolar Disorders Clinic Medical School: University of Pennsylvania - Appel Award for Most Outstanding Student Entering Field of Psychiatry Undergrad: Brown University - Bachelor of Science in Biology with Honors
Stuart S Burstein, MD Comprehensive MedPsych SystemsSarasota, Florida
Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry - 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.
Roger Z Samuel, MD Boca Raton Psychiatric GroupBoca Raton, Florida
Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry - (A) 4 American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology certifications in: 1. Forensic Psychiatry 2. General/Adult Psychiatry 3. Child & Adolescent Psychiatry 4. Geriatric Psychiatry. (B) Psychopharmacology (C) Psychotherapy (D) Evaluations & Examinations (E) Record reviews.
I have expertise in and have examined & treated individuals with: Mood Disorders including Depression & Bipolar Disorder; Anxiety Disorders, Panic Disorder; PTSD; Dementia & other Neurocognitive Disorders; Addictions/Substance Abuse; ADHD; Conduct Disorder; Oppositional Disorder; OCD; Schizophrenia & other psychotic disorders; Developmental Disorders including Autism Spectrum Disorder, Intellectual Disabilities, & Rett's Syndrome; Somatic Disorders; Eating Disorders; Personality Disorders. I have experience involving Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)/Concussion, Disability evaluations, Fitness-for-Duty & Return-to-Work evaluations, workers compensation, testamentary capacity, personal injury, malpractice, child & parental issues, malingering evaluations.
Richard S Goldberg, MDForest Park, Illinois
Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry - 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 Hospita...
Gregory P Brown, MD Gregory P Brown MD Professional CorporationHenderson, Nevada
Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry - 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
Ziv E. Cohen, MD, FAPA Principium PsychiatryNew York, New York
Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry - Depression, psychosis, schizophrenia, substance use, bipolar disorder, PTSD, dementia, brain injury, personality disorder, competency, standard of care, personal injury.
Dr. Cohen is a board certified forensic psychiatrist with experience in civil and criminal medical legal work. Dr. Cohen trained in medicine at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and completed psychiatry residency at Cornell Medical Center. He completed fellowships in forensic psychiatry at Columbia University. He has served as a military psychiatrist and specializes in the evaluation and treatment of PTSD. He teaches psychiatry to medical students, residents, and forensic fellows at Cornell Medical Center, Columbia Medical Center, and Bellevue Hospital, in New York City. Dr. Cohen has written on suicide, violence risk assessment, firearms and mental health, PTSD in the legal system, and has presented on competency to stand trial, cultural psychiatry, and military psychiatry. Dr. Cohen has been qualified as an expert in New York Family Court, New York Supreme Court, Federal Court in the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and in North Carolina's Western District. Dr. Coh...
James Bellard, MD Raleigh Psychiatric AssociatesRaleigh, North Carolina
Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry - 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.
Robin A Altman, MDReading, Pennsylvania
Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry - 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.
Keith A. Caruso, MD Keith A. Caruso, MDBrentwood, Tennessee
Forensic Psychiatry, Psychiatry - 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 president of the Tennessee Psychiatric Association (TPA) and previously served as president of the Society of Uniformed Services Psychiatrists. I also serve as one of TPA's two assembly representatives to the American Psychaitirc Association and am on the Trauma and Stress Committee of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law. 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.
David L Moulton, MD, MBA Adjunct Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, University of UtahPark City, Utah
Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry - Occupational Psychiatry areas of focus include fitness for duty evaluations, disability evaluations, overseas screening, correction of military records, VA-claims, medical logistics, and transgender integration.
A premier psychiatric consultant, Dr. Moulton is sought after for the most complex and high-profile medico-legal cases. He is a recognized international expert in PTSD, Schizophrenia, and Gender Dysphoria, among other clinically relevant psychiatric states. He is frequently called upon to offer rebuttal and appellate testimony. A decorated Naval Officer, CAPT Moulton has 25 years of military service, including two combat deployments. He is a recognized expert in institutional liability, occupational disability, disability without impairment, and fitness for duty. He has experience working at the Board for Corrections of Naval Records, offering expert opinions on appellate cases. In addition to his military leadership, he has broad governance experience in medical regulation. Currently, he serves as the Chair of the Physicians' Licensing Board for the State of Utah, overseeing physician impairment, probation, and rehabilitation. He is an award-winning teacher and trainer with over a ...
Sumit Anand, MBBS (MD degree in the United Kingdom) Ashburn Psychological and Psychiatric ServicesAshburn, Virginia
Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry
Residency in Psychiatric Medicine, University of Virginia Medical Center 1998-2002 Fellowship, Forensic Psychiatry, University of Virginia Insititute of Law, Psychiatry and Public Policy (an entity of the University of Virginia Medical Center and University of Virginnia School of Law) 2002-2003 Unrestricted Active Medical License - Virginia Board of Medicine License Number: 0101244321 – issued August 26, 2008 2008 Board Certified in Psychiatry since 2005 Board Certified in Forensic Psychiatry since 2009 CURRENT APPOINTMENT: (Since June 2022) FULL TIME OUPATIENT ADOLESCENT, ADULT AND FORENSIC PSYCHIATRIST ASHBURN PSYCHOLOGICAL AND PSYCHIATRIC SERVICES, Ashburn VA This is a full-time outpatient psychiatrist position. I also write forensic reports at the request of private attorneys, speaking to relevant questions such as: Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity, personality disorder, civil disputes involving mental illness, and for purposes of aiding courts in deciding mitigating fac...
Ronald O. Forbes, M.D. Behavioral Health and Recovery ServicesMidlothian, Virginia
Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry - Board Certified in General Psychiatry. Extensive experience in behavioral health, medication management and addiction medicine. Fifteen Years as hospital medical director. Medical file review experience. Provided forensic services including temporary custody, competency, mental capacity and sanity evaluations. Served as medical director for state public mental health agency. Leadership in successful accreditation surveys. Currently providing independent medical opinions for disability appeals.
Joshuah Jackson, MD Joshuah Jackson M.D. P.L.L.C.Staunton, Virginia
Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry - Dr. Jackson works with individuals, law firms, healthcare institutions, insurance companies, and other related entities. Services performed include independent medical examinations (IME's), expert testimony, record review, consultation and/or deposition regarding malpractice claims, disability evaluations, decisional capacity evaluations, guardianship evaluations, and other psychiatric assessments pertaining to medico-legal questions.
Dr. Jackson is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in both general and forensic psychiatry. Dr. Jackson completed general psychiatry residency at the University of South Carolina, and fellowship in forensic psychiatry at the University of Virginia, where he was trained at the UVA Institute of Law, Psychiatry, and Public Policy. He currently cares for patients on a state forensic admissions unit. Dr. Jackson has practiced in a variety of psychiatric settings, including civil and forensic inpatient admissions units, acute and sub-acute medical hospitals, nursing homes, as well as multiple outpatient psychiatric settings, such as community mental health centers, student health centers, and routine outpatient clinics. He has consulted with attorneys throughout the state of Virginia and provides medical record review services to various insurance carriers.
Navneet Sidhu, MDFAIRFAX, Virginia
Forensic Psychiatry, Psychiatry - 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
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 ...
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