Psychiatry & Neurology Expert Witness

Provides Opinion & Testimony In:

Forensic Psychiatrist, Forensic Psychiatry, IME, Psychiatric Malpractice, Personal Injury, Psychosomatic, Addictive Disorders, Medically Ill, Psychosomatic Psychiatry, Psychopharmacology, Traumatic Brain Injury, Pain Management, alcoholism, Article 81 Decisional Capacities Competencies, Divorce, Visitation, osteopathic

Education

9/88-5/92
Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
New York College of Osteopathic Medicine
Old Westbury, NY

Post-Graduate Training:

7/92-6/96
Psychiatry Residency
Appointment as Chief Resident
Long Island Jewish Medical Center – Hillside Hospital; Glen Oaks, NY

7/96-6/97
Consultation-Liaison Psycho-Oncology Fellowship
Appointment as Clinical Instructor
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center; New York, NY

Professional Experience

01/02-Present
Co-Chief of Consultation-Liaison Services
Coordinator of Medical Student Education
Department of Psychiatry, Jamaica Hospital Medical Center; Jamaica, NY

7/97-01/02
Attending Physician - Department of Psychiatry
Jamaica Hospital Medical Center; Jamaica, NY

10/00-Present
Forensic Psychiatric Practice
Great Neck, NY

9/00-Present
Consultant Psychiatrist
St. Francis Hospital; Roslyn, NY

8/94-Present
Medical Director
Community Organization for Parents and Youth; Great Neck, NY

10/94-08/04
Staff Psychiatrist
Alcoholism Counseling Services; Glen Cove, NY

Licensure

New York State Licensure – 195060
DEA Registration – BK4689153

Certification 

1998            American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
1999            American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology - Added Qualifications in Forensic Psychiatry
2005            American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology - Added Qualifications in Psychosomatic                        Psychiatry
2008            Recertification - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
2009            Recertification - Added Qualifications in Forensic Psychiatry

Publications & Presentations

Available Upon Request

Academic Affiliations

Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Behavioral Medicine
New York College of Osteopathic Medicine; Old Westbury, NY

Clinical Assistant Professor and Clinical Director of Psychiatric Clerkship
St. Georges Medical School; Grenada, West Indies

Hospital Affiliations

Jamaica Hospital Medical Center; Jamaica, NY
St. Francis Hospital; Roslyn, NY

Hospital Committees

Selection and Promotions Committee, Residency Training Program
Education Policy Committee, Residency Training Program
PGY II Supervisors’ Committee, Residency Training Program

Teaching Experience

Psychosomatic Fellows, Psychiatric Residents, Medical Students, Family Practice Residents, Internal Medicine Residents, Ob-Gyn Residents, Podiatric Residents at Jamaica Hospital Medical Center

Topics include : Affective, Anxiety, Postpartum, and Substance Abuse Disorders, Psychiatry Board Review, Forensic/Ethics Issues, Psychiatric Illness in the Medically Ill/Consultation-Liaison  Psychiatry, and Psychopharmacology

Annual lectures at New York College of Osteopathic Medicine

Topics include:  Psychosis, Addictive Disorders

Professional Interests
Psychiatric Care of the Medically Ill/Psychosomatic Psychiatry, Psychopharmacology, Traumatic Brain Injury, Pain Management, Addictive Disorders, Forensic Psychiatry

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