Psychopharmacology Expert Witnesses

Medical Expert Witness Listings

Psychopharmacology expert witnesses may be found here. These experts may opine on psychoactive drugs, drug action, drug effect, and pharmacology. They may write reports on psychiatric medication, tranquillizers, antidepressants, antipsychotic agents, manic-depressive medications, and schizophrenia medications. They may also testify on hallucinogens, opiates, nicotine, caffeine, psychomotor stimulants, inhalants, and anabolic-androgenic steroids, among other issues.

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Sanjay G. Adhia, MD (Adhia & Associates, Forensic Psychiatry)
Dr. Adhia is a triple Board-Certified Forensic Psychiatrist based in Houston, TX. He testifies nationally. He is uniquely Board-Certified in Forensic Psychiatry and Brain Injury Medicine in civil, criminal, and military jurisdictions. Adolescent &... Learn More ›

Maurice Preter, MD (Psychiatry, Neuropsychiatry, Neurology)
Dr. med. Maurice Preter, MD is a psychiatrist, neuropsychiatrist, psychopharmacologist and neurologist based in New York City with close to four decades' worth of experience in the medical profession. He is part of a limited number of fully dually trained... Learn More ›

David Y. Kan, M.D., D.F.A.S.A.M. (Forensic Psychiatric Associates, L.P.)
Dr. Kan is a forensic psychiatrist who is a member of Forensic Psychiatric Associates Medical Corp ( a national forensic psychiatric and psychological consulting practice. Dr. David Kan received his BA and MD degree from Northwestern... Learn More ›

Andrew Clark (Andrew B. Clark M.D.)
Dr. Clark is an experienced psychiatrist who is triple board certified in forensic psychiatry, child and adolescent psychiatry, and adult psychiatry. Harvard trained and on the faculty of Massachusetts General Hospital for 16 years, he is now an Assistant... Learn More ›

Samuel Miles (Samuel I. Miles, MD, PHD)
Dr. Miles provides consultations, reports, and expert testimony to both plaintiffs and defendants in litigated civil and criminal matters. He has qualified as expert in state and federal courts to provide legally relevant psychiatric, medical, and psychopharmacological... Learn More ›
MaryEllen Eller, MD (Expedient Medicolegal Services)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: MaryEllen Eller, MD is a board-certified psychiatrist through the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. She is also certified as a master psychopharmacologist by the Neuroscience Education Institute.  Dr....
Michael A. Wolfson, M.D., M.P.H. M.S. (Syracuse Occupational and Environmental Medicine Consultants)
Location: New York
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Wolfson has been fellowship-trained and board certified in Occupational & Environmental Medicine, board certified in Family Medicine, and certified by examination in Addiction Medicine. He received...
Location: Georgia
Areas of Expertise: Duke trained, board certified psychiatrist with over 25 years of experience including chief of staff and medical director. Experienced expert witness in malpractice, child custody, civil and criminal matters.
Gil Lichtshein (Gil Lichtshein, MD, PA)
Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Lichtshein is board certified in Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and his areas of expertise include disability, workers comp, civil and criminal cases, fitness for duty, competency and...
Mark I. Levy, MD, DLFAPA (Medical Director of Forensic Psychiatric Associates, L.P., a nationwide expert witness firm)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Forensic Psychiatric Associates, L.P. (fpamed) is a national consulting firm with offices in California, Nevada and North Carolina assisting litigating attorneys. The firm includes 15 board certified forensic...
Pia Quimson-Guevarra
Location: Oregon
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Pia Quimson-Guevarra is Board-Certified in Psychiatry and Forensic Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. She has expertise in psychiatric issues that in civil litigation, employment...
Consolidated Consultants
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Consolidated Consultants (CCc) continues to deliver high quality expert witness and medical expert witness referrals nationwide since 1995. CCc is the only referral service where you can view the full,...
Ellika McGuire (Ellika McGuire MD PLLC)
Location: Washington
Areas of Expertise: Dr. McGuire is a double board-certified child, adolescent, and adult psychiatrist and psychoanalyst with seven years full-time clinical experience evaluating and treating a broad range of psychiatric disorders...
Rodney G. Richmond, MS, PharmD, BCGP, FASCP (The Mackenzie Group, LLC)
Location: Arkansas and West Virginia
Areas of Expertise: As a Clinical Pharmacist/Expert Witness, Mr. Richmond provides expertise on medication use (errors, overdosage/toxicity, underdosing, adverse reactions, drug interactions) for attorneys, insurers, patients,...
Medilex Inc.
Location: Multiple Locations
Matthew J Steiner (Expedient Medicolegal Services)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: As a board certified psychiatrist and Diplomate of the American Board of Addiction Medicine, Dr. Steiner brings a broad range of experience and interests through his 11+ years of experience providing mental...
Ernest A. Kendrick (Ernest A. Kendrick, M.D., PA)
Location: Texas
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Ernest A. Kendrick, a Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, is a child and adolescent psychiatrist in private practice in Houston, Texas. Dr. Kendrick is Board Certified in Psychiatry, Child...
Pogos H. Voskanian, M.D. (General and Forensic Psychiatry)
Location: Pennsylvania
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Voskanian is a Clinical and Forensic Psychiatrist certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, and Associate Professor of Psychiatry, who specializes in applications of scientific and...
Gabor Vari, MD (Gabor Vari MD Inc)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: 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...
Location: Pennsylvania
Areas of Expertise: Dr. O'Connell is a board certified forensic & medical psychologist and DEA registered prescribing psychologist with 12 years of prescribing experience/prescriptive authority in independent practice.He...
Richard H. Gabel, MD, PC, DLFAPA (Expedient Medicolegal Services)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Richard Gabel, MD, DLFAPA, is a psychiatrist licensed in New York State with over 40 years of experience in private practice since 1980. He holds the position of Clinical Assistant Professor at New...
ForensisGroup, Inc. (The Expert of Experts)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: For over 30 years, ForensisGroup has provided the nation’s top law firms, businesses, insurance companies, government entities with highly qualified expert witnesses and consultants. Experts referred by...
Mariann F. Cosby DNP, MPA, RN, PHN, CEN, NE-BC, LNCC, CLCP, CCM, MSCC, CSN, FAEN (MFC Consulting)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: MFC Consulting provides an array of independent consulting services to attorneys and insurance carriers. Services include development and /or review of Life Care Plans, Medical Cost Projections, Medical...
Tyler M Durns, MD (Forensic Psychiatric Associates, L.P.)
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Tyler Durns graduated with Honors from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor of Science in Molecular and Cellular Biology and minors in Psychology and Chemistry. He then went on to earn his Medical...
Elite Medical Experts
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Elite Medical Experts is a physician-based firm specializing exclusively in medical litigation. Our one goal is to align top-tier university professors with the legal community. We secure experts for medical litigation from every medical and surgical speciality.
Richard J Frances MD
Location: New York
Areas of Expertise: Richard Frances, MD, is an expert in addiction psychiatry and psychiatry. He was the founding president of the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry, Past President and Medical Director of Silver Hill...
Leonard J. Weiss, M.D. (Leonard J. Weiss, M.D., Psychiatry Austin, PLLC)
Location: Texas
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Weiss is Board-Certified in Forensic Psychiatry, Psychiatry, Addiction Psychiatry, Internal Medicine, and Brain Injury Medicine based in Austin, Texas. He is uniquely qualified to address the complicated...
Gloria M Kardong (Gloria M. Kardong, MD, DLFAPA, DABPN)
Location: California
Areas of Expertise: Gloria M. Kardong, M.D. is a Board-Certified Psychiatrist who has been in full time private practice in Palo Alto, CA for the past 25 years. She is Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry and...
American Medical Forensic Specialists
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: MEDICAL EXPERTS FOR MALPRACTICE & PERSONAL INJURY CASES AMFS is America's premier medical expert witness and consulting company. We are a trusted partner with the legal community and provide a superior method of retaining medical experts.
Elliott M. Stein (Elliott M. Stein, M.D.)
Location: California and Florida
Areas of Expertise: I am a specialist in the Evaluation and Treatment of Older Adults including the evaluation and treatment of depression, anxiety, stress disorders, relationship problems, insomnia, memory problems, dementia,...
Henry M. Storper, MD
Location: Florida
Areas of Expertise: Board Certified Psychiatrist and Forensic Psychiatrist Henry M. Storper, MD, has a private practice, providing outpatient and inpatient care. Dr. Storper has been in practice for 40 years. FORENSIC...
Amy E. Du Beau (Matanuska Forensic Science)
Location: Alaska
Areas of Expertise: Dr A. E. Du Beau, PhD, MS, BS, is a neuroscientist with special expertise in forensics. Neuroscience investigates all aspects of the brain’s functionality, inclusive of neurochemical and anatomical processes...
Naren T. Vellanki, MD
Location: Multiple Locations
Areas of Expertise: Dr. Naren Vellanki is a double board certified psychiatrist who has board certification in general psychiatry as well as child and adolescent psychiatry. He is currently working as an inpatient psychiatrist...
Psychopharmacology FAQs

What is a psychopharmacology expert witness?

A psychopharmacology expert witness is a professional who provides testimony and expert analysis in legal cases related to the use of psychoactive drugs. Such cases can involve issues of prescription and over-the-counter medication, drug interactions, dosage, side effects, and the effects of drugs on behavior, mental health and well-being.

What is the role of a psychopharmacology expert witness?

A psychopharmacology expert witness provides testimony on the use of drugs to treat mental health conditions and their potential side effects.

How much can a person make as a psychopharmacology expert witness?

Psychopharmacology expert witnesses may earn somewhere between $200 and $450 per hour, or more depending on the case, and the work involved.

What are the qualifications of a psychopharmacology expert witness?

A psychopharmacology expert witness should be a licensed psychiatrist or pharmacologist with specialized training and experience in the use of medications for the treatment of mental and behavioral disorders, and possess knowledge of psychopharmacology research and practices.

For a case, how is evidence gathered by a psychopharmacology expert witness?

A psychopharmacology expert witness gathers evidence through a variety of methods, including reviewing medical records, conducting interviews with the patient and other professionals involved in their care, and analyzing the effects of medication.

What type of cases typically require the testimony of a psychopharmacology expert witness?

Cases involving medication-related side effects, drug interactions, medication errors, and psychiatric disorders that require medication management may require the testimony of a psychopharmacology expert witness.