Aazaz Haq

Dr. Aazaz Haq

201 King of Prussia Rd, Suite 650
Radnor , PA 19087
Office: 408-663-1429
Introduction

Aazaz Haq, MD, is a geriatric psychiatrist who provides expert psychiatric evaluations for medico-legal matters pertaining to the elderly. Dr. Haq has subspecialty training in geriatric psychiatry and a special interest in the legal issues pertaining to civil capacities in late life. He is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in both geriatric psychiatry and general adult psychiatry. Dr. Haq’s area of expertise include the impact of mental and neurological illnesses on testamentary capacity, financial capacity, marital capacity, conservatorships, and vulnerability to undue influence.


Areas of Expertise
  • Elder Abuse
  • Forensic Psychiatry
  • Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Geriatrics
  • Psychiatry
  • Testamentary Capacity

Expert Background
Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: Medical Degree from the University of Michigan Medical School
Four-Year Psychiatry Residency at the University of Michigan Health Systems
One-Year Fellowship in Geriatric Psychiatry, UCLA Health Systems
One-Year US Bureau of Health Professions Advanced Fellowship in Geriatric Psychiatry, UCLA
Assistant Professor at Stanford University Department of Psychiatry, 2015-2019
Certifications from the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in Geriatric Psychiatry and General Psychiatry
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry (AAGP)
International Psychogeriatrics Association (IPA)
International Society for ECT and Neuromodulation (ISEN)
Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: 10/2019: “Minimizing Cognitive Decline in Late Life” – Presentation at Mountain View, California YMCA Wellness Series
3/2019: “Financial Abuse in the Elderly: The Role of Psychiatrists” – Presentation at American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry Annual Conference
9/2018, 10/2019: “Mood Disorders in the Elderly: Diagnosis and Management.” Stanford Geriatric Medicine Fellowship Lecture Series
7/2016, 7/2017, 7/2018, 7/2019: “Civil Capacities in the Elderly.” Seminar at Golden Gate Law School, Masters in Law Program
1/2018: “Diminishing Financial Capacity in the Elderly: A Geriatric Psychiatrist’s Guide for Estate Attorneys and Financial Professionals.” Presentation at South Alameda County Estate Planning Council Meeting.
2016 - “Substance Abuse in the Elderly.” Lecture at Santa Clara County Department of Mental Health, Older Adult Division, and at Palo Alto VA Continuing Education Lecture Series
2015 “Hoarding, Capacity, and the Law.” Panel Presentation with Stephen Read, MD, and Carol Peters, Esq. at the Los Angeles County 11th Annual Hoarding Forum, titled “A Workable Solution to Compulsive Hoarding.”
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: 70
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: Testamentary capacity, Contractual capacity, Vulnerability to undue influence, PTSD, Emotional distress secondary to elder financial abuse
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: 50%
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: 50%
Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: 6
Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: February 2020
Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: 6
Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: 6
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: 5
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: consulting, review of medical records, evaluation of patients, report preparation, deposition, trial testimony
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: $600/hour (initial consultation is free)
Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: $600/hour
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: $600/hour
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: $600/hour
Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: travel expenses are billed as door-to-door at usual rates (maximum 8 hour days)

References

Michael Hackard, Esq.
Hackard Law
10630 Mather Blvd
Mather, CA 95655
(916) 313-3030

Julian Hubbard, Esq.
Hubbard Law Offices
1313 Laurel Street, #222
San Carlos, CA 94070
650.592.5676