Leonard J Weiss M.D.

Leonard J Weiss M.D.

PsychiatryAustin
3006 Bee Caves Road, Suite D208
Austin , TX 78746
Mobile: 512-365-9111
Office: 512-646-0880
Fax: 512-646-0879
Introduction

Dr. Weiss is Board-Certified in Forensic Psychiatry, Psychiatry, Addiction Medicine, Nutrition, and Internal Medicine and is thus uniquely qualified to evaluate and render in-depth medical opinions about the complicated relationship between emotion, behavior, and mental and physical illness. He is sought for his general expertise surrounding psychiatric and medical issues. Additionally, he has specialized expertise in Addiction Medicine, with a focus on alcohol, street drugs, and prescription medications. He is called upon to conduct Forensic Psychiatry & Medical Evaluations, along with testifying as an Expert Witness, in many dozens of court cases. Dr. Weiss has presented and published extensively about the psychiatric impact of stress, pain, and addiction--with a background in internal medicine.


Areas of Expertise
  • Addiction Medicine
  • Competency
  • Drug Abuse
  • Fitness for Duty Evaluation
  • Forensic Psychiatry
  • Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Neuropsychiatry
  • Psychiatry
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Sanity/Trial Competency

Expert Background
Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: Dr. Weiss is a Forensic Psychiatrist with unparalleled qualifications, as a Board-Certified in 6 distinct and complementary disciplines:

• Psychiatry
• Forensic Psychiatry
• Addiction Psychiatry
• Addiction Medicine
• Internal Medicine
• Nutrition
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: Academic appointments, past and current, include Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine on the faculties of Chicago’s Rush Medical College at Rush University Medical Center Hospital (10 years), Northwestern University Medical School and Midwestern University of Chicago Osteopathic Hospital, and Texas A&M Health Sciences University in Austin.
Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: Dr. Weiss has given a continuing legal education presentation for the Travis County Mental Health Court. He has also given a presentation for the same audience on Forensic Interviewing, which was originally presented at the non-profit Capacity For Justice in 2016. He has given numerous talks on clinic topics including the body-mind relationship, dual diagnosis, addiction, stress, fibromyalgia, pain syndromes, preventative medicine, anxiety, and depression.
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: 100+
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: Psychiatry, Addiction Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry, Internal Medicine, Nutrition, Competency, Workers Compensation, Sanity, Violence Assessment, Professional Boards (Medical, Dental, Veterinarian & Nursing), Child Protective Services.
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: Several dozen.
Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: 2019.
Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: 50+
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: 20+ years.
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Expert Witness, Fitness For Duty Examinations, Medical Records Review, Jury and Trial Consulting
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: Please call 512-646-0880 for this information.
Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: Please call 512-646-0880 for this information.
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: Please call 512-646-0880 for this information.
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: Please call 512-646-0880 for this information.
Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: Please call 512-646-0880 for this information.

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