Brian Crowley, M.D.

5225 Connecticut Ave., N.W., Suite 215
Washington, DC 20015
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Phone: (202) 537-3300
Fax: (301) 365-8644

Dr. Crowley, a Yale Medical School graduate, specializes in Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry, and Psychoanalysis. He is Past Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at Suburban Hospital in Bethesda, Maryland. A Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, and Fellow of the American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry, he has often served as consultant and expert witness for attorneys in most types of civil and criminal cases in state and federal courts, as well as in courts martial. Dr. Crowley has qualified as an expert in a number of jurisdictions, from Maryland and D.C. to California, from Michigan to Louisiana, Texas, and Florida, and enjoys traveling to meet the demands of suitable cases.

In the American Psychiatric Association, Dr. Crowley now serves on the Board of Trustees as Area 3 Trustee (2010-2016). He also served on the Executive Council of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law from 2007 to 2010.

Dr. Crowley's areas of expertise include Testamentary Capacity and Undue Influence, Fitness for Duty, Security Clearances, Independent Medical Examinations (IMEs), Dangerousness Assessments, Suicide, Stalking, Sexual Misconduct(and Sexual Misconduct by Professionals), Sexual Harassment and Abuse, Hospital Treatment Standards, Outpatient Treatment Standards, Workplace Violence, PTSD (Posttraumatic Stress Disorder), Stress, Psychotherapy, Psychoanalysis, Psychiatrists Peer Review, Ethics, Civil Commitment (of mentally ill to hospitals), Criminal Responsibility, Sanity, Diminished Capacity, Presentence Recommendations to Court, Competence for Trial, Courts Martial, Psychiatric Evaluations, Psychiatric Malpractice, Professional Malpractice, Psychotic States, Psychosomatic Medicine, Personal Trauma; Medical Malpractice-Psychiatric.

With a background of awards for his work in the Department of Defense, Dr. Crowley also has experience as civilian expert in Courts Martial, and is available to serve in that capacity worldwide.

Background

Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: M.D., Yale University School of Medicine, 1957
Physician specializing in psychiatry licensed in District of Columbia and Maryland
Graduate, Washington Psychoanalytic Institute

Licensed: District of Columbia, Maryland

Distinguished Life Fellow, American Psychiatric Association

Fellow, American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry

Executive Councilor, American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law

Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners

Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: Area 3 Trustee, American Psychiatric Association
Past President, Washington Psychiatric Society
Fellow, American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry
Executive Councilor, American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, 2007-10
Past Chair, Department of Psychiatry, Suburban Hospital, Bethesda, MD
American Psychiatric Association's Roeske Award for Excellence in Medical Student Education, presented May 2003

Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: Presentation of Videotaped Testimony of Two Opposing Experts in Army Court Martial
--Dr. Crowley for the Defense; Dr. Grieger for the Prosecution
-Jury Verdict: Not Guilty.

“Solutions for Complex Ethical Cases in Private Practice,” Workshop at American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, Annual Meeting, Chicago, Oct. 24, 2014

“Common Pitfalls in Private Forensic Practice,” in Course “Starting a Forensic Private Practice.” At American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, Annual Meeting, Montreal, Oct. 27, 2012

“Medi-Medi: A Ghost Story” Workshop at American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, May 8, 2012. Rodrigo Munoz, M.D., Chair; Harold Eist, M.D.; Brian Crowley, M.D.; Roger Peele, M.D.

“Difficult Forensic Cases” Workshop. At American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, Annual Meeting, Boston, Oct. 29, 2011—presentation of the Private Practice Committee

“Integrative Intensive Care for War Zone Exposures: The Deployment Health Clinical Center Specialized Care Program.” At Armed Forces Public Health Conference, Hampton, VA, March 24, 2011.
Presenters: Pamela Novy, Ph.D, MAJ, USAF, Director SCP; Thomas Roesel, M.D., Ph.D.; Brian Crowley, M.D.; Karen Friedman, P.T.; Leslie Hunter, L.C.S.W.; Nancy Stano, L.P.N.

"Ask the Experts" Workshop. At American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, Annual Meeting, Baltimore, Oct. 30, 2009--presentation of the Private Practice Committee

“Aiming for Fame: The Assassination Attempt by Arthur Herman Bremer on Governor George Wallace in the 1972 Presidential Campaign. At “Forensic Psychiatry: Crimes of the Washington Metropolitan Area,” Washington Hospital Center, November 15, 2008

Presentation of Videotaped Testimony of Two Opposing Experts in Army Court
Martial
--Dr. Crowley for the Defense; Dr. Grieger for the Prosecution
--Jury Verdict: Not Guilty.
American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, Annual Meeting, Miami Beach,
Oct. 19, 2007—presentation of the Peer Review Committee

“Establishing a Forensic Practice.” Course Presentation by Panel at Annual Meeting, American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, Miami Beach, Oct. 20,
2007

“Comprehensive Psychiatry in Private Practice, 2007.” American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting, San Diego, May 22, 2007. Symposium 36.

“Comprehensive Psychiatry in 2006: Confidentiality and Access to Care in Private Practice and in Military Practice.” American Psychiatric Association
Annual Meeting, Toronto, May 24, 2006. Symposium 90.

“Comprehensive Psychiatry: Medically Unexplained Physical Symptoms and PTSD.” American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting, Atlanta, May 26, 2005. Symposium 92.

“Dealing with the Media,” in course entitled “Establishing a Forensic Practice,” American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, Annual Meeting, San Antonio, October 17, 2003

“The Future of Psychiatry” in “Practicing Psychiatry in 2003.” Symposium 7, American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, May 19, 2003

“Dangerousness to Others: Assessment in Psychodynamic Practice.” Paper presented to American Academy of Psychoanalysis and Dynamic Psychiatry at its Winter Meeting in San Antonio, December 7, 2002

“Practicing Psychiatry in 2002.” Symposium 17, Annual Meeting, American.
Psychiatric Association, Philadelphia, May 20, 2002

Community Health Seminar, sponsored by Suburban Hospital, at Bethesda Chevy
Rescue Squad, Jan. 23, 2002
• “Psychological and Behavioral Responses to Current World Events: Healthy Versus Pathological”

Forensic Network Conference, Jackson Hole, WY, July 23-24, 2001
• “The Role of the Forensic Psychiatrist in Mental and Emotional Injury Claims: Evaluating Claims of PTSD, Depression and Other Mental Disorders”
• “Interprofessional Ethics” Panel

Psychiatric Grand Rounds, Suburban Hospital, June 15, 2001
• “Assessment of Dangerousness to Others”

Chair, Manfred S. Guttmacher Award Lecture, American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting
• Philadelphia, May 19, 2002
• New Orleans, May 6, 2001
• Chicago, May 14, 2000
• Co-chair, Washington, May 16, 1999
• Co-chair, Toronto, May 31, 1998

American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Oct. 22, 1998
• Committee on Peer Review of Psychiatric Testimony Panel Presentation

APA Institute on Psychiatric Services, Washington, DC, Oct. 26, 1997
• Confidentiality and Privacy Issues in Practice: Panel Presentation

Chair, Annual Awards Banquet, Washington Psychiatric Society, 1996 and 1997

Gulf War Health Center, WRAMC, May 1997
• “The Psychopathology of Everyday Life: Introduction to Psychoanalytic Concepts”

Moderator, Presidential Election Debates, American Psychiatric Association
• Washington, DC, 1995 and 1996

Grand Rounds, Department of Psychiatry, WRAMC, 16 Dec. 1993
• “Assessment of Dangerousness”

Clifton T. Perkins Hospital Center, Jessup, MD, 1982-95
• Dangerousness evaluations in insanity acquitees
• Assessing fitness for release post-NGBRI
• Release hearings coordination
• How to testify effectively

Psychiatric Grand Rounds, Suburban Hospital, 1970’s and 1980’s
• Laws affecting psychiatry in Maryland
• Emergency Room consultation
• Commitment
• Managing the assaultive patient
• Managing the suicidal patient
• Rational malpractice prevention
• Risk management
• Dynamics of doctor/administrator interaction

Maryland General Assembly, 1976
• Successful testimony in favor of maintaining the patient-psychiatrist privilege intact in face of bill weakening it

Montgomery County (MD) Medical Society, 1975
• “Helping Our Own – Dealing with Impaired Colleagues”

Suburban Maryland Psychiatric Society, Bethesda, MD, 1970
• “Involuntary Commitment of the Mentally Disordered: Present Status, Standards, and Problems”


Please see CV for others

Q: Have any of your accreditations ever been investigated, suspended or removed? (if yes, explain)
A: No

Q: On how many occasions have you been retained as an expert?
A: 550

Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: see list

Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: 30

Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: 70

Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: 270

Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: December 2015

Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: 600 or more

Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: 550 or more

Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: over 40

Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Consulting to Attorneys
Independent Medical Examinations
Expert Reports
Expert witness appearances
Courts Martial

Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: $550

Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: $550

Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: $550

Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: $550

Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: Outside the DC area, @ $5,000 per day, plus travel expenses

References

Attorneys with whom I have worked recently include:

Alfred F. Belcuore, Wsshington, DC (202)296-1322
Gary W. Brown, Fairfax, VA (703)934-1188
Christopher Burgess, CPT JAG U.S Army, Christopher.Burgess@usarmy.mil
Judith Catterton, Rockville, MD (301)294-0460
William J. Crain, Covington, LA (985)892-4801
Steve Gibbins, Austin, TX 1-800-344-2441
Steven Hamilton, Chevy Chase, MD (301)652-7332
Alison D. Kohler, Towson, MD (410)823-8200
Armin U. Kuder, Washington, DC (202)331-7522
Gary J. Ogg, Pittsburgh, PA (412) 471-8500
Diana Savit, Bethesda, MD (301)951-9191
Wendy L. Shiff, Baltimore, MD (410)539-6633
William Vernon, CAPT JAG USAF, William.Vernon@tyndall.af.mil
Peter L. Wechsler, Miami, FL (305)789-2725
Daniel W. White, Alpena, MI (989)354-4106