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 Expert  726883

Expert in Psychiatry, Physicians, Medical Board Actions, Executive Consultation, Forensics, General Systems.

Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

North Carolina (NC)
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Summary of Expertise:

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Expert is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, American Academy of Behavioral Medicine, Biofeedback Certification Institute of America and the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis. He maintains a practice of psychiatry - individual, conjoint, family and group evaluation and psychotherapy, hypnosis and hypnotherapy; behavior therapy and psychosomatic therapy; forensic psychiatry; consultation and training, physician specialist. He offers consultation in organization/executive development; human systems development.

His expertise has provided him with several opportunies to work as a consultant on many levels including as a personnel consultant, expert witness and evaluator, a representor for impaired and stressed physicians, organization consultant, psychiatric program development consultant, forensic psychiatry and as an advisor in development. His consultation experience have been on issues regarding mental health, clinical psychology programs and education, mental hygiene, health services, behavioral medicine programs, physician research, family medical care, anxiety support, drug issues and depression and manic depression. He has worked closely with several state medical boards and state boards of law examiners, mental health institutions, the police department, Peace Corps, several insurance companies and the U.S. Federal Court.


adult psychiatry


mental disorder


private practice psychiatry



Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Raleigh, North Carolina;  Greensboro, North Carolina;  Durham, North Carolina;  Winston Salem, North Carolina;  Fayetteville, North Carolina;  Cary, North Carolina;  High Point, North Carolina;  Greenville, North Carolina;  Rocky Mount, North Carolina;  and Lynchburg, Virginia.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1957   MD   Medicine   University of Toronto, Faculty of Medical, Toronto, Canada  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

1980 to





Senior Associate


Clinical, administrative and mentoring.

1965 to 1973


NC State Dept. of Mental Health


Central Office


Deputy Commissioner


Program and personnel administration, Management of $32 million budget, 2 hospitals, 10 area mental health programs. Associate professor of psychiatry at Duke University & University of NC

1963 to 1965


NC State Dept of Mental health




Director of Professional Education & Training


Program development - special projects & training & education programs for 8 Institutions, and Associate professor of psychiatry, Duke University & U of NC

Career Accomplishments:

American Medical Associations, American Psychiatric Associations, American Public Health Associations, American Society of Clinical Hypnosis, International Society of Hypnosis, Royal Society of Health, Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine, Pan American Medical Association, Association for the Advancement of Psychotherapy, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Canadian Psychiatric Association, American Academy of Behavioral Medicine, American College of Forensic Psychiatry, Society for Professional Well-Being, American Academy of Pain Management, American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law


Medical license in VA, NC, and SC; Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, American Academy of Behavioral Medicine, Biofeedback Certification Institute of America, and the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis

Professional Appointments

His hospital appointments include Chief Resident, Assistant Clinical Director, Psychiatric Residency Training Director, Founder & Physician-in-Charge and Director for Alcoholism Program for Women. Founder and medical director of several stress and pain clinics, chair of the Physicians Health Program and the Malpractice Committee of the Medical Board in NC, a member of the Board of Directors of several foundations in NC and the First Medical Director for two drug action and Director of of Professional Education and Training, Director of Research, Developer and Co-Director Physician Consultation, Deputy and Regional commissioner mental health committees. He served and still holds several positions in several local committees including as a County Commissioner of Mental Health and Medical Director of several Medical Societies. On a regional level, he serves as Chairman of numerous committees of various medical societies and mental health committees and state medical boards. Nationally, he has been chairman of several committees in the American Psychiatric Association and the Institute of Human Ecology. He has also held several academic appointments and editorial appointments.


Featured in Marquis Who's Who in America, Who's Who in Medicine and Health Care, Who's Who in the Biobehavioral Sciences, Who's Who in Executives and Professionals, Who's Who in the World, Who's Who in America, Who's Who in Science and Engineering, Top Doctors in America, America's Top Psychiatrists by the Consumers' Research Council of America,2 005 Individual Healthcare Professional Award Winner, International Professional of the Year 2006

Medical/Professional Internships

Internship at Memorial Hospital, Resident in Psychiatry at Eastern State Hospital & Medical College, and Chief Resident in Psychiatry at Dorothea Dix Hospital, completed in 1961

Publications and Patents Summary

He has over 9 book review publications, 12 book chapters publications, 14 book, 5 brochures and pamphlets, 6 editorials, 104 professional presentations and seminars, and over 102 published articles.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - NC Medical Journal  
 - American College of Legal Medicine  
 - Wake County Physician  
 - Wake County physician  
 - NC Journal of Mental Health  

Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
1960 to 1962   Eastern State Hospital, Williamsburg, VA   Resident in Psychiatry   Patient care through units including admissions, female alcoholic, children, continuing care
1962 to 1963   Dorothea Dix Hospital, Raleigh, NC   Chief Resident in Psychiatry   Developed programs and supervised residents in training, patient care of admissions
1963 to 1965   Dorothea Dix Hospital, Raleigh, NC   Director of Psychiatric Residency training   Obtained and maintained full federal approval of training program in recruitment,training and supervision of residents in psychiatry
1965 to 1974   NC State Department of Mental Health   Director of Professional Education & Training and Deputy Commissioner of Mental Health   Development, obtaining federal approval and funding for training programs; development & supervision of 2 state institutions and 10 Area mental health programs

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Forensic consultation regarding physician being prosecuted by Medical Board
  • Forensic consultation regarding suicide of patient of a pain clinic
  • Personal development consultation, IBM
  • Management Consultation, Capital Broadcasting Company
  • Consultation regarding impaired physicians, NC, Georgia, California Medical Boards
Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your expert consulting needs.  Expert is available for consulting to corporate, legal and government clients.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
Experience in depositions, hearings and court appearances with local, state & federal courts in Medical Board actions, professional liability, boundary issues
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Psychiatric expert for murder-suicide case.
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.

International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
1973 to 1974   Athens, Greece   Consultation to psychiatric hospital

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
Greek   First language, now somewhat rusty

Additional Skills and Services:

Self management, Personal development, Anxiety, Depression, Psychosomatics, Pain

Other Skills and Services

Executive consutation regarding self management and personal development


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