Zachary D. Torry, M.D. is a Board Certified Adult Forensic Psychiatrist in practice in San Francisco and Marin County, California. In addition to maintaining a full-time private treatment practice, Dr. Torry provides expert psychiatric medical-legal opinions in a variety of civil, criminal, and employment related matters. He serves as an expert in both state and federal courts and is retained by both defense and plaintiff attorneys.
His areas of expertise include Emotional Distress involving a wide array of psychiatric conditions resulting from injury, PTSD and other post-traumatic reactions, Psychotic Disorders, Mood Disorders, Malingering, Pain, Diminished Capacity, Mental State at the time, Employment Harassment, Fitness for Duty, and Undue Influence.
Dr. Torry focuses his efforts on providing clear, concise, and thorough opinions based on scientific principle in a neutral and objective manner. He produces this through the core competencies of the forensic psychiatrist- the forensic reports and the presentation of oral testimony in an adversarial context.
He has published several articles in peer-reviewed journals in the area of Psychiatry and the law. He has also lectured at professional meetings and is a Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and member of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law.
In addition to serving on the Superior Court Expert Witness Panels for the Counties of San Francisco and San Mateo, Dr. Torry is also an Expert Reviewer for the Medical Board of California.
Areas of Expertise
- Criminal Law
- Forensic Psychiatry
- Independent Medical Examinations (I.M.E.)
- Medical Malpractice
- Personal Injury
- Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
- Sanity/Trial Competency
- Sexual Abuse
- Sexual Harassment/Discrimination
- Testamentary Capacity
- Undue Influence
- Wrongful Death
Available Upon Request