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Expert in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Adult Psychiatry

Expert ID: 736643 California, USA

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Expert completed his undergraduate education at the University of Virginia in 1973. He attended the University of Virginia Medical School and graduated in 1977. Over summer breaks, he participated in the development of an overnight camp for children with special medical needs sponsored by the Department of Pediatrics. This was one of the first summer camps for children with medical handicaps such as diabetes, cystic fibrosis, asthma and muscular dystrophy. During his senior medical year, he taught school in Charlottesville.

After receiving his medical degree, Expert started a Pediatric Internship at Emory University in Atlanta. Upon completion, he began a residency in psychiatry at Boston University Medical School from 1978-80.
In 1980, Expert started advanced training in child and adolescent psychiatry at Harvard Medical School through Boston Children’s Hospital. He completed his training in 1982 and moved, where he established his private practice and started his family. He became Board Certified in Psychiatry in 1982 and in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry in 1986. Since 1982, Expert has been in private practice treating a wide variety of mental health conditions with an emphasis on exercise and proper nutrition. He also teaches and supervises Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellows as an Assistant Professor (voluntary), where he has been presented with several teaching awards.


Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1982 Degree: Fellowship Subject: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Institution: Boston Children's Hospital/Harvard Medical School
Year: 1980 Degree: Residency Subject: Adult Psychiatry Institution: Boston University Medical School
Year: 1978 Degree: Internship Subject: Pediatrics Institution: Emory University Medical /School
Year: 1977 Degree: MD Subject: Medicine Institution: University of Virginia Medical School
Year: 1973 Degree: BA Subject: Biology Institution: University of Virginia

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 1980 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Department: Responsibilities:

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law
Licenses / Certifications
Board Certification Adult Psychiatry 1982
Board Certification Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 1986
Professional Appointments
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry UCSD, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (Voluntary) 1985-2020
Awards / Recognition
Two Teaching Awards- UCSD Department of Psychiatry

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
Adult and Child Psychiatry Forensic Testimony

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