Dr. Christopher Thompson, MD, FAHA

Dr. Christopher Thompson, MD, FAHA

Work:

Director, Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

Education:

Doctor of Medicine, University of North Carolina School of Medicine

Dr. Christopher R. Thompson has 17 years of experience in the fields of Forensic Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. He earned his BA in Interdisciplinary Studies from the University of Virginia and his MD from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine. After completing both an internship and a residency in General Psychiatry at Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA, he completed a fellowship in Forensic Psychiatry at the UC School of Medicine and another fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA. Today, this expert is board certified in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry, and Psychiatry through the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Additionally, he is board certified in Addiction Medicine through the American Board of Addiction Medicine. Formerly this expert served as the Director of the Forensic Psychiatry Division and as the Director of Juvenile Court Mental Health Services for the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health. He currently serves as a Forensic Psychiatric Consultant in Private Practice. He is also a Voluntary Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Site Director of the Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. Moreover, he is the Medical Director of the Juvenile Justice Mental Health Program for the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health.

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c*********@m*****.ucla

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(310) ***-****

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Los Angeles, California

At a Glance

Expert Witness Activity

11

Plaintiff Cases

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Defense Cases

8

Other Cases

1

Expert Challenges

4

Malpractice Cases

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Deposition Transcripts

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Personal Litigation

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Publications

25

Media & News

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Social Media Mentions

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Litigation Activities

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Vanessa Bryant, et al. v. County of Los Angeles, et al.

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2020-10-19

Simone Goncalves vs. Muhammad Hyder, MD, et al.

Expert Witness

2020-05-01

Solange Elizabeth Carcamo Pacheco, et al. v. Sic-Mcm 825 Post Street, LP, et al.

Expert Witness

2020-01-14

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Publications

25 records available

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Legal Regulation of Psychiatric Practice

Editorial

UCLA Psychiatry Residency Handbook

Book (Editor)

AAPL Practice Resource for the Forensic Psychiatric Evaluation of Competence to Stand Trial

Practice Guideline

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Using Expert Radar, we uncovered a textbook chapter written by the opposing expert that contradicted his testimony, helping us secure a $44 million verdict—the largest single verdict for a single plaintiff in Kentucky's history.

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Media & News

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President's Spotlight—April 5

Apr 5, 2024 ----- Psychiatry & Behavioral Science Questioned ... Psychiatry & Behavioral Science Questioned ... Christopher Thompson Incoming President Address.

Sacramento boy fatally shot after winning bike race ...

1 day ago -- ... Christopher Thompson * Violence & Crime * Bikeshare * Contests * General * Guest Columns * Morning Links * My Ride * Product Reviews * Special ...

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Education

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University of North Carolina School of Medicine

Doctor of Medicine

University of Virginia

Bachelor of Arts

Work History

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Employer

Director

Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health

Site Director

UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine

Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry (Voluntary)

David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

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