Forensic Psychiatry & Expert Testimony

Dr. Burstein is a board certified psychiatrist who has been practicing for over 30 years. He strives to combine his extensive experience and treatments to stay at the forefront of emerging medical information. His knowledge has advanced along with the evolution and refinement of the neurosciences. He is able to translate this new psychological data and better knowledge of brain functioning into expert knowledge relevant to many cases. He can consult on issues involving:

  • Abnormal behavior / Behavioral Issues
  • Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Adult psychiatric trauma
  • Analytical psychiatry
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Attention-Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Complex Psychiatric Issues
  • Cognitive Disorders (Extensive Elderly Experience)
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Mood Disorders

Dr. Burstein can provide reports regarding Asperger’s, autism, anorexia, childhood trauma, clinical psychiatry, cognitive psychology, competency, and developmental psychology. He can also provide testimony regarding DSM-V diagnostic criteria, insanity assessment, intellectual and neuropsychiatric testing, mental health problems, personality disorders, psychological damage, psychological evaluations, and psychotherapy, among other topics. This is not a complete list of Dr. Burstein’s specializations, if your case specialty is not listed; contact us for more information.

Initial Case Review

Dr. Burstein will provide you with an expert opinion on the merits of your case by calling our office to schedule an appointment to discuss relevant questions. If you desire a more in depth opinion regarding the relevancy of your case then we will discuss sending us the necessary medical records, any relevant background information, and a list of specific questions to be addressed. This service is ideal for attorneys who are undecided about pursuing a particular case and wish to obtain an informed opinion. Please call for pricing.

Retaining Dr. Burstein

Selecting an expert witness is the single most important decision an attorney makes when preparing a case. The impact that a psychiatrist who is experienced, knowledgeable and personable can make on a case, can be invaluable. Dr. Burstein is best qualified and well-credentialed to be a superior expert witness for your case.

After the initial free consultation and the decision is made to retain Dr. Burstein, an initial retainer deposit is required and billed on an hourly basis. He will review all records, interviews, examinations and do any research required for the case. A consultation with the attorney will then be scheduled.

Other Services

Dr. Burstein is available for depositions, hearings, trial testimony and employee evaluations for fitness and safety.