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Primary Area of Expertise

Psychiatric Malpractice

Expert Witness Profile

Dr. Roth's Forensic analysis and explanations of complex psychiatric matters and issues expertise arises from 46 years of unusually broad, deep, extensive and wide-ranging clinical and forensic practice.

He has achieved and maintained Quadruple American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) Certifications in Psychiatry (1983), Addiction Psychiatry (1993, 2003, 2013,), Geriatric Psychiatry (1994, 2004, 2014,) and Forensic Psychiatry (1999, 2009); and Lifetime Certification in Addiction Medicine by the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) in 1989. These accomplishments inform his expert interpretations and opinions, especially when several areas of expertise interact.

He is a Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and Massachusetts Psychiatric Society; Instructor in the Harvard Law School Trial Advocacy Workshop; former Harvard Medical School Instructor and Cornell University Alumnus.

Specialty areas include: Psychiatric Malpractice, Wrongful death, Geriatric Psychiatry, Contested Wills, Testamentary Capacity, Competence, Undue Influence, Forensic Psychiatry, Addiction Psychiatry, Impaired Professionals, Psychiatric Disability, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Psychiatry, Standards of Care, Psychiatric Evaluations, Independent Medical Examinations (I.M.E.), Addiction Medicine, Alcohol abuse, Substance Abuse, Peer Review.

Education & Licenses


M.D.
Massachusetts