Dr. Hal Wortzel, MD

Dr. Hal Wortzel, MD

Work:

Professor, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Education:

Doctor of Medicine, NYU Grossman School of Medicine

Dr. Hal Wortzel has 14 years of experience in the fields of Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry. He earned his BA from Amherst College and his MD from the NYU Grossman School of Medicine. After completing an internship in Orthopedic Surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital, he completed a residency in Psychiatry and a fellowship in Forensic Psychiatry at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. He then went on to complete a two-year combined fellowship in Advanced Psychiatry at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and the VA’s Mental Illness Research Education and Clinical Center, which emphasized research in suicidology. Today, this expert is board certified in Psychiatry and Forensic Psychiatry. Formerly, this expert served as the Director of the MIRECC Fellowship for the Rocky Mountain Regional VA Medical Center, as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurology, and as an Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. He currently serves as a Mickael K. Cooper Professor of Neurocognitive Disease, as the Director of the Neuropsychiatry Service, and as a Professor in the Departments of Psychiatry and Neurology at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. He also serves as a Staff Physician at the Rocky Mountain Regional VA Medical Center and as a Consultant and Psychiatrist at Hal S. Wortzel MD, LLC.

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Centennial, Colorado

At a Glance

Expert Witness Activity

149

Plaintiff Cases

13

Defense Cases

140

Other Cases

14

Expert Challenges

52

Malpractice Cases

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Personal Litigation

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Publications

114

Media & News

327

Social Media Mentions

17

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Litigation Activities

164 records available

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Reagan Dixon v. Randal Thomas, et al.

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2022-05-19

Matthews Joyce v. Eloy Romano Flores, et al.

Expert Witness

2022-04-22

Marcie R. Mcminimee, et al. v. Bruce S. Marks, et al.

Expert Witness

2022-03-24

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Publications

114 records available

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The Right To Refuse Treatment

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Chapter 35: Emotional Dyscontrol

Book Chapter

Chapter 38: Mood Disorders

Book Chapter

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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

327 records available

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Welfare Checks and Therapeutic Risk Management.8 | PDF

May 21, 2023 -- jeopardize opportunities to assess and manage suicide 185, Aurora, CO 80045 (e-mail: hal.wortzel@cuanschutz.edu). risk on an ongoing basis ...

Colorado Supreme Court rules 5-2 on insanity evidence

May 15, 2023 -- A psychiatrist, Hal Wortzel, used Liggett's statements in part to determine Liggett was capable of distinguishing right from wrong at the ...

14th World Congress on Brain Injury - TBI and Aggression

Mar 30, 2023 -- TBI and Aggression: A Neuropsychiatric Approach to Evaluation and Management. Agenda Item Image. Dr. Hal Wortzel.

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Education

Institution

Degree Type

NYU Grossman School of Medicine

Doctor of Medicine

Amherst College

Bachelor of Arts

Work History

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University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

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University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

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University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

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