Specialties & Experience
General Specialties: Psychiatry and Correctional Healthcare
Specialty Focus: Nursing Homes, Geriatric Psychiatry, Will contests competency, deliberate indifference, Prisons Jails, Addiction, Violence, Suicide, Telepsychiatry, Overdose, Involuntary hospitalization, Lithium toxicity, Stevens-Johnson syndrome,Nicotine addiction,Narcotic Addiction, Workers’ Compensation
Education: MD, Northwestern University; Residency, Psychiatry, University of Cincinnati; Fellowship, Child/Adolescent, University of Cincinnati
Years in Practice: 35+
Board Certified actively practicing psychiatrist. Northwestern Educated
Vast experience in disability and file review.
Special interest in Telepsychiatry.
30+ years of diverse clinical experience including telepsychiatry, locum tenens, private practice (treated over 20,000 outpatients and admitted over 10,000 patients to hospitals), correctional healthcare (Folsom and Pelican Bay State Prisons) and nursing homes.
Served as a psychiatric consultant to over 40 nursing homes.
Experienced expert witness case reviewer.
Experienced Independent Medical Examiner.
President and Founder - Mastering Telepsychiatry.com (online telepsychiatry training for psychiatrists).
Licensed in five states including California, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio.