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 Expert  727245

Expert in Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.Memory and Trauma, Alcoholism and Other Chemical Dependencies

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Georgia (GA)
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Summary of Expertise:

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Expert is a pioneer in trauma recovery, including the way we remember childhood and other trauma and abuse. A physician and front line therapist who assists trauma survivors in their healing, he is the author of fifty published articles and ten best-selling books on trauma psychology and recovery; three of these books have been translated and published in ten foreign languages.

Since 1995 he has been voted by his peers as being one of the best doctors in America. For over twenty-three years he has taught at Rutgers University's Institute on Alcohol and Drug Studies. He has been a consultant and research collaborator at the CDC for since 1998. He has a private practice in Atlanta, Ga, where he provides individual and group therapy for trauma survivors and people with addictions and other problems in living.


mental disorder


narcotics addiction




prescription medicine addiction


psychiatric trauma




sexual abuse


sleep disorder






addiction medicine


addiction psychiatry




child abuse


drug abuse




posttraumatic stress disorder


substance abuse




traumatic memory

Show Secondary and Basic Areas of Expertise
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Atlanta, Georgia;  Columbus, Georgia;  Athens, Georgia;  Macon, Georgia;  Roswell, Georgia;  Marietta, Georgia;  and Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Year   Degree   Subject   Institution  
1965   MD   Medicine and Psychiatry   UNC School of Medicine Chapel Hill  
1969   Residency   Medicine   U Ala Med Birmingham  
1972   Post Doc   Hematology   U London, Royal Postgrad Medical School, Hammersmith Hosp,  
1980   Post Doc   Addiction Medicine   NIH  
1984   Post Doc   Traumatology/Psychiatry   U Md  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Title   Responsibilities

1984 to




Physician and Psychotherapist


He is a physician in private practice, author, and a contributor and research collaborator at the CDC, Atlanta.

1984 to




Career Accomplishments:

Fellow of the American Society of Addiction Medicine, 1996-present.


MD Georgia; Certification in Addiction Medicine by the American Society of Addiction Medicine, New York, 25 April,1987; Certification to prescribe Suboxone and Subutex (generic name buprenorphine), DEA.

Professional Appointments

Consultant, co-investigator and author, C.D.C., Atlanta, Georgia, 1998-present.


Voted by peers as one of the best doctors in America 17 years in a row; National Child Advocate Award, 1997 (Believe the Children, Chicago); Lifetime Achievement Award 2008 by Atlanta Therapeutic Professional psychology and therapist group.

Publications and Patents Summary

He has 12 published books and over 60 published articles in peer-reviewed journals.

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience  
 - Journal of Child Sexual Abuse  
 - Sexual Addiction and Compulsivity  
 - Journal of Psychiatry and Law  

Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Description
1969 to 1971   CDC   United States Public Health Service, National Communicable Disease Center (now Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), Atlanta, Georgia, Tuberculosis Branch. Had assignment to the Indian Health Service, Aberdeen, South Dakota area, 1969-71, as Tuberculosis Control Officer and Consultant in Internal Medicine.
1998 to   CDC   He is Consultant and Research Collaborator, CDC, Atlanta (1998 to present).

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • Consultant and Research Collaborator, CDC, Atlanta (1998 to present).
  • Consultant to California State Board of Medial Quality Assurance, Alcoholism and Drug Abuse section of their new physician's licensing examination 1980-1982. He wrote all examination questions for them.
  • Editorial Consultant and Reviewer for Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) 1982-9, American Journal of Medicine 1978-1990.
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Expert Witness:
Expert Witness Experience Summary:
Expert witness in 12 court cases involving civil and criminal cases.
Recent Litigation Client Requests:
  • Expert for consulting on Serotonin and Malpractice.
  • Methadone expert for consulting on In custody death of methadone addict.
  • Supoxone expert witness for consulting on suboxone.
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International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
1971 to 1972   UK   Second Year of Hematology Fellowship, Royal Postgraduate Medical School, University of London, Hammersmith Hospital, September 1971- October 1972 (Damon Runyon Memorial Fellowship).
1968 to   Puerto Rico   6 week Hematology assignment

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
Spanish   He speaks a little Spanish.

Additional Skills and Services:

Countless talks, workshops, and seminars nationally and locally.

Supplier and Vendor Location and Selection

He has an extensive professional network of experts and sources in his fields of interest.

Other Skills and Services

Individual and group psychotherapy.


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