Expert Qualifications

This expert is triple-board certified in forensic psychiatry, psychiatry, and brain injury medicine, ABPN. He has been retained in cases for plaintiff and defense.

Cases include brain injury and neuropsychiatric issues (competitive sports, personal injury), criminal competency (homicide, criminal and military courts), medical malpractice (clinic, hospital, and treaters), violence assessment (armed security and FFD), sexual assault and the use of drugs (DFSA), mass tort (psychiatric damages associated with oil spill), psychiatric factors in capital crime (homicide), and, in all cases, damages.

In clinical practice, this physician treats patients at TIRR Memorial Hermann Rehabilitation and Research hospital working with those with psychiatric, brain injury, brain disease, and spinal cord injuries. He is also an assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry of a major medical school.

This physician serves as an appointed member of the Texas Governor’s Advisory Committee to the Texas Board of Criminal Justice on Offenders with Medical or Mental Impairments.

He conducts psychiatric medical assessments and IMEs, including a thorough review of medical and legal records to form well-reasoned findings and opinions. He is experienced in giving testimony. He serves as a private consultant to attorneys as a non-disclosed expert.

This physician holds further certification as a Medical Review Officer with expertise in Drug and Alcohol testing and toxicology. He also holds an FDA Buprenorphine Waiver to treat Opioid Use Disorders.

Bio Snapshot

  • Location: TX
  • Current Brain Injury Medicine and Psychiatrist at TIRR Memorial Hermann treating those with stroke, spinal cord injuries, dementia, and neurocognitive disorders.
  • Current, Forensic Psychiatrist, a private practice in TX
  • Board Certified: Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry, Brain Injury Medicine
  • Fellowship in Forensic Psychiatry, Oregon Health & Science University
  • Member, American Psychiatric Association
  • Member, American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law
  • Former, Inpatient Attending Psychiatrist, University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center
  • Former, Psychiatrist, Texas State Department of Aging and Disability Services
  • Former, Psychiatrist, UTMB-CMC Jester IV Prison Hospital
  • Former, Medical Director, PACE Mental Health Clinic

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Forensic Psychology Expert

Forensic Psychology Expert

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This highly-qualified expert has over 10 years of experience in the field of psychology. He received his BA in psychology from Occidental College before earning his MA in counseling psychology and marriage & family therapy from the ...

This highly-qualified expert has nearly 15 years of experience in the field of psychiatry, specializing in forensic psychiatry, correctional psychiatry, and addiction medicine. He earned his BS in biology from the University of ...

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