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 Expert  726832

Expert in Adult Psychiatric Issues in Criminal and Civil litigation

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Iowa (IA)
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Summary of Expertise:

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Expert is board certified in Psychiatry and Neurology with a sub-specialty in psychiatry. He has more than thirty years of experience testifying in State and Federal Court, primarily in Iowa, in virtually every imaginable type of Civil, Criminal, and Workers Compensation litigation. His past experiences include being a staff psychiatrist at several mental health services, medical centers and hospitals. His publications have included original papers on Lithium use in manic-depression and intraperitoneal Lithium administration for biopolar affective disorder in patients on continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis. He currently runs a private practice focused primarily on Forensic Psychiatry, providing consultation and services in his area of expertise.

As a psychiatric expert, Expert's extensive experience in the field qualifies him as a consultant for various litigation cases in which his expertise and time is very respected. For this reason, the expert is willing to provide his experience, expertise and time for consultation -- NOT his opinion on various psychiatric issues.


adult psychiatry


insanity defense


malpractice claim


criminal psychology


professional malpractice


psychiatric malpractice


forensic psychiatry

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Des Moines, Iowa;  Waterloo, Iowa;  Council Bluffs, Iowa;  and Ames, Iowa.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1970   M.D.   Medicine   University of Iowa College of Medicine  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title   Responsibilities

1976 to






He is a psychiatrist at his own firm, providing consulting services primarily in forensic psychiatry.

Career Accomplishments:

Expert is a member of the Iowa Medical Society and the Polk County Medical Society.


Expert has been Board-Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology since June of 1976

Professional Appointments

Staff Psychiatrist in California, Director of Department of Psychiatry in Iowa, President of Medical Staff at Iowa Lutheran Hospital, Medical Director of the Adult Mental Health Services and the Community Mental Health Services for the Edlery, Clincal Faculty at a regional university, school of medicine.

Medical/Professional Internships

He completed his internship at St. Joseph's Hospital in 1971 and his residency in Psychiatry at the Univ. of Iowa in 1974.

Publications and Patents Summary

He has published several scientific papers in psychiatry.

Consulting Services:
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Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
Expert has testified as an expert witness in State and Federal Court, primarily in Iowa, since 1974, in matters related to Civil, Criminal, and Workers Compensation law. He has testified in Court well over 100 times; given several hundred depositions; and done hundreds of IME's. Case list available upon request.
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Psychiatry standard of care where involuntarily committed patient diagnosed with schzophrenia committed suicide while on restricted status/seclusion.
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding expert testimony, litigation consulting and support, forensic services, or any related expert witness services.  A few litigation needs include product liability, personal injury, economic loss, intellectual property (patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright), and insurance matters.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:
Other Skills and Services

Expert is very respected for his honesty and has been told on numerous occasions by Court Reporters, Lawyers, and Judges that he communicates well with Juries and "tells it like it is."


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