Dr. Sandip Buch

169 Wythe Ave #104
Brooklyn, NY 11249
Mobile: 312-446-0004
Office: 312-446-0004

Sandip Buch, MD is a board-certified psychiatrist and native english speaker with over 20 years of experience treating psychiatric conditions, including depression, anxiety, bipolar, schizophrenia, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). He owns a telepsychiatry practice overseeing over 20 psychiatrists and therapists, and provides guidance to the psychiatrists regarding appropriate psychiatric treatment and documentation. He also cares for adult patients in the New York area.

Dr. Buch has vast and varied experience caring for patients with psychiatric conditions both hospitalized (inpatients) and patients outside of the hospital (outpatients), treating inmates at Rikers Island prison (New York, NY), working in the forensic psychiatry unit of Bellevue hospital (New York, NY), and treating the chronically severely mentally ill for an Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) team (Brooklyn, NY). He has expertise treating adults of various socioeconomic statuses in numerous clinical settings with various psychiatric conditions.

Dr. Buch has had the privilege of teaching and presenting to various audiences throughout his career. He explains psychiatric concepts to patients regularly. He has taught medical students and psychiatric residents. He has testified in numerous legal cases. He has explained psychiatric conditions to lay audiences in television and radio appearances and on his YouTube channel. Dr. Buch is ideally suited to communicate complex issues in simple terms with juries.

Areas of Expertise
  • Community Mental Health
  • Correctional Healthcare
  • Forensic Psychiatry
  • Jail Suicide
  • Pharmacology
  • Psychiatry
  • Suicide
  • Testamentary Capacity

Expert Background
Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: MD- Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL 2002
Board Certified By American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology April 2009, recertified 2019
Licensed in multiple states- including NY, NJ, CT, IL, CA, and WI.
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: American Psychiatric Association member
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: I have testified in court for many medication over objections and competence hearings when working at Riker's island and Bellevue Hospital from 2007-2009.
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: Psychiatry
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: n/a
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: n/a
Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: 5-10
Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: 2009
Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: 5-10
Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: 5-10
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: Consulting, testimony, case review.
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: $550
Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: $500
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: $800
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: $800
Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: Overnight fee if applicable during travel $2500 per night. Travel expenses are expected to be paid in full. Full details will be available in contract.


Available Upon Request

Depression Dr. Buch briefly discusses depression
Schizophrenia Dr. Buch briefly discusses schizophrenia
Suicide and Self Harm for Attorneys Dr. Buch gives lecture on suicide and self harm considerations for attorneys