Roger K Pitman, M.D.

Roger K Pitman, M.D.

120 Second Avenue
Charlestown , MA 02129
Office: 617-721-9147
Fax: 978-363-2093

Introduction

Dr. Pitman is Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and an internationally recognized researcher, teacher, and clinician focusing on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). He is board-certified in psychiatry and forensic psychiatry. He has 150 publications in the medical literature on PTSD, including 8 on its forensic aspects. He is a recipient of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies' Outstanding Scientific Achievement and Lifetime Achievement Awards. Although Dr. Pitman's major activity is academic psychiatry, he has a selective private practice in forensic psychiatry, specializing in PTSD and mental damages, with 26 years' experience as a forensic psychiatric consultant and expert witness. If your case calls for an expert with the most distinguished credentials, consider Dr. Pitman.


Areas of Expertise

  • Brain Injury
  • Child Psychology
  • Emotional Trauma
  • Forensic Psychiatry
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Malingering
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Psychiatry
  • Psychologists & Psychiatrists
  • Psychology
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Harassment/Discrimination
  • Spousal Abuse

Expert Background

Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: See attached CV
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: See attached CV
Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: See attached CV
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: More than 100
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and mental damages
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: 64% (cases in which deposed and/or testified)
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: 36% (cases in which deposed and/or testified)
Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: 24
Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: 2012
Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: 27
Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: 27
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: 26
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Full range of forensic services in focus area (PTSD and mental damages)
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: Furnished upon request
Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: Furnished upon request
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: Furnished upon request
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: Furnished upon request
Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: Furnished upon request

References

Furnished upon request