James Armontrout, MD

James Armontrout, MD

Forensic Psychiatric Associates, L.P.
Available Nationwide - Physically located in Menlo Park, CA
Office: 415-388-8040

Dr. Armontrout is a forensic psychiatrist who is a member of Forensic Psychiatric Associates Medical Corp (www.fpamed.com) a national forensic psychiatric and psychological consulting practice.

Dr. Armontrout received both his B.A. in Psychology and his M.D. from the University of Virginia. He completed residency training in Psychiatry at the Harvard Longwood Psychiatry Residency Training Program, followed by fellowship training in Forensic Psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco. He is board certified in Psychiatry with Added Qualification in Forensic Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

Dr. Armontrout is a staff psychiatrist with the VA Palo Alto Health Care System. He works full-time in a residential treatment program specializing in treating PTSD, other trauma-based disorders, and substance abuse. He also instructs and supervises Stanford medical students and residents completing rotations in the Trauma Recovery Program. His areas of interest include trauma-related disorders, substance abuse, civil and criminal competencies, and evaluations related to criminal responsibility.

Dr. Armontrout has performed over 50 forensic psychiatric evaluations and has been qualified as an expert in the field of psychiatry in courts in California. He is a member of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law and of the American Psychiatric Association.

Areas of Expertise
  • Alcohol Abuse
  • Competency
  • Drug Abuse
  • Forensic Psychiatry
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Psychiatry


Available Upon Request