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 Expert  726446

Expert in Out-patient Psychiatric Treatment of Mood Disorders, Anxiety Disorders, and Psychotic Disorders

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Massachusetts (MA)
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Expert has more than 25 years of experience in the treatment of all common psychiatric disorders with psychiatric medications, including major depressive disorder, bipolar disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, panic disorder with and without agoraphobia, schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, generalized anxiety, and adjustment reactions. He was trained at McLean Hospital and practiced as an in-patient psychiatrist there for 8 years before focusing more exclusively on out-patient treatment. He has followed the development and approval of new psychotropic medications over that time and has extensive practical experience with both older and newer agents.

His clinical activities clinical activities include solo private practice of psychiatry based in the community of Belmont near McLean Hospital. He has had a general practice involving adults and adolescents with affective and psychotic disorders, as well as OCD, anxiety, adjustment disorders, and occasional couples and family counseling. He has had a large referral base of non-M.D. mental health clinicians and belongs to one managed health care organization. One to three times a month, from 1992 through September of 2000 he as sat on the Community Access Board at the Mass. Treatment Center for the Sexually Dangerous in Bridgewater and reviewed the status of civilly committed inmates who have been convicted of repetitive sexual offenses. Once a month, he has performed court-ordered forensic evaluations at the Waltham Court Clinic, through 2007, as a service to McLean Hospital. Four to eight times a month, he attended the Monday and Friday afternoon drop-in sessions of the Manic-Depressive and Depressive Association (MDDA) at McLean Hospital to act as a consultant resource for those who attend. He has been a tutor in the Fall, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, and 2008 Harvard Medical School course at McLean Hospital, Psychopathology and Introduction to Clinical Psychiatry, once a week on Tuesday afternoons.



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Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Boston, Massachusetts;  Worcester, Massachusetts;  Springfield, Massachusetts;  Lowell, Massachusetts;  Cambridge, Massachusetts;  Brockton, Massachusetts;  New Bedford, Massachusetts;  Hartford, Connecticut;  Manchester, New Hampshire;  and Providence, Rhode Island.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
1976   MD   Medicine   Albert Einstein College of Medicine   Alpha Omega Alpha
1973   AB   Biochemical Sciences   Harvard College   Summa cum Laude

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1990 to 2009







Expert managed a busy out-patient practice of psychiatry as a solo practioner, supervising intake, management, follow-up, hospitalization when necessary, and billing/collection activities.

1982 to 1990


McLean Hospital






Expert managed the in-patient diagnosis, treatment, and discharge planning of hospitalized psychiatric patients, supervising a multi-disciplinary team of social workers, nurses, rehabilitation staff, and mental health workers in the care of these patients. He also participated in the conceptualization and execution of milieu therapy and group therapies on the unit.

Career Accomplishments:

Licensure and Certification: 1977 National Board of Medical Examiners; 1979 American Board of Internal Medicine; 1979 Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Board of Registration in Medicine; Registration Number 44379 (September); 1983 American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (November)

Professional Appointments

Hospital Appointments: 1979-1983 Emergency Room Physician, Lawrence Memorial Hospital, Medford, MA; 1980-1983 Emergency Room Physician, Symmes Hospital, Arlington, MA; 1980-1982 Emergency Room Physician, Malden Hospital, Malden, MA; 1980-1983 Emergency Room Physician, New England Memorial Hospital, Stoneham, MA; 1982-2000 Staff Psychiatrist, Middlesex Hospital/Olympus Specialty Hospital, Waltham, MA; 1982-1990 Assistant Psychiatrist, McLean Hospital, Belmont, MA;

Academic Appointments: 1976-1979 Clinical Fellow in Medicine, Harvard Medical School; 1979-1982 Clinical Fellow in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School 1982- Instructor in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School;


Awards and Honors: 1972 Phi Beta Kappa; 1976 Alpha Omega Alpha;

Medical/Professional Internships

Postdoctoral Training: 1976-1977 Internship in Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA; 1977-1979 Residency in Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA; 1979-1982 Residency in Psychiatry, McLean Hospital, Belmont, MA;

Consulting Services:
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Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
Expert was a member of the Community Access Board at the Massachusetts Treatment Center for the Sexually Dangerous, performing annual assessments of each inmate's treatment status and whether or not each inmate continued to be a Sexually Dangerous Person, requiring civil committment for one day to life. This involved writing forensic reports and sometimes testifying in state court.
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Market Research:
Expert has been a keen observer of pharmaceutical industry trends in drug development and drug marketing, meeting regularly with industry sales representatives about their products and messages. He has significant experience in assessing the efficacy and credibility of marketing campaigns and new drug development.

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

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Expert also has significant first-hand experience in the reimbursement trends in mental health by third party health insurers and in the way that these trends drive psychiatric treatment and care.


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