Michael M. Quach, MD

Michael M. Quach, MD


San Jose , CA 95116
Office: 408-272-4400
Fax: 408-272-4422

Introduction

I am available to work on cases involving medical and psychiatric malpractice, personal injury, wrongful death, mitigating psychological factors, psychological autopsy.
I am available to evaluate and treat impaired professionals and/or consultation with their professional organizations (e.g., Attorneys and the Bar Association, Physicians and the California Medical Board).
I am available for expert witness work -- civil, criminal, defense and prosecution.
I am available for in-court testimony, file reviews and reports, and preparation for trial and depositions.


Areas of Expertise

  • Disability
  • Drug Abuse
  • Emotional Trauma
  • Forensic Psychiatry
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Psychiatry
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Sanity/Trial Competency
  • Sexual Addiction

Expert Background

Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences -- Stanford University Medical Center, 2008 to Present
Board Certified -- Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN)
California Medical License -- A86371
Chief Resident in Psychiatry, Stanford Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
MD, Stanford University School of Medicine
BS with High Honors, University of California, Davis
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: American Psychiatric Association (APA)
Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN)
Northern California Psychiatric Society (NCPS)
Stanford Alumni Association (SAA) -- Lifetime Member
Viet-American Mental Health Network -- Active Member & Former Vice President
Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences -- Stanford University Medical Center, 2008 to Present
Teaching Stanford Medical Students 100 hrs/year for over 10 years
General Adult Psychiatry and Specialities (Psychopharmacology, Integrative Psychiatry, Psychotherapy, Drug Addiction)
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: Over 10 years experience working in Criminal Justice and effectively serving as San Jose Mental Health Treatment Court Psychiatrist in Department 61 with Judge Stephen Manley in the MIOCR (Mentally Ill Offender Crime Reduction) Program, also known as the Jail After Care Program for Santa Clara County.
Over 10 years experience working successfully with local San Jose Attorneys on disability evaluations for patients suffering from chronic mental illness.
Now available to be retained as an Expert Witness Psychiatrist/Consultant.
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: I am available to work on cases involving medical and psychiatric malpractice, personal injury, wrongful death, mitigating psychological factors, psychological autopsy.
I am available to evaluate and treat impaired professionals and/or consultation with their professional organizations (e.g., Attorneys and the Bar Association, Physicians and the California Medical Board).
I am available for expert witness work -- civil, criminal, defense and prosecution.
I am available for in-court testimony, file reviews and reports, and preparation for trial and depositions.
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: Plan 50% plaintiff, 50% defendant
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: Plan 50% plaintiff, 50% defendant
Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: NA
Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: NA
Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: NA
Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: NA
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: Over 10 years experience working in Criminal Justice and effectively serving as San Jose Mental Health Treatment Court Psychiatrist in Department 61 with Judge Stephen Manley in the MIOCR (Mentally Ill Offender Crime Reduction) Program, also known as the Jail After Care Program for Santa Clara County.
Over 10 years experience working successfully with local San Jose Attorneys on disability evaluations for patients suffering from chronic mental illness.
Now available to be retained as an Expert Witness Psychiatrist/Consultant.
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Consultation
Expert Witness: Civil, Criminal, Defense, Prosecution
In-Court Testimony
File Review/Report
Preparation for Trial
Depositions
Psychiatric Evaluations
AVAILABLE TO WORK WITH PLAINTIFF OR DEFENSE.
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: $400/hour
Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: $400/hour
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: $3000/half-day, $5000/day
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: $3000/half-day, $5000/day
Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: Local/regional travel $200/hour.
$1000 for a second day off work in the case of distant travel.
Travel via First Class.
Reimburse hotel fees for overnight stays.

References

Stephen V. Manley
Superior Court Judge, Santa Clara County
201 N 1st St.
San Jose, CA 95113
SManley@scscourt.org

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Michael A. Paez
Attorney at Law
37 E Hedding St
San Jose, CA 95112
408-292-0600

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Terry LaPorte
Attorney at Law
125 S Market St, Suite 1075
San Jose, CA 95113
408-293-8810