Department of Psychiatry
Penn Behavioral Health

Forensic Psychiatry Service


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Services Offered

We Provide Expert Witness Services For the Following Situations:

  • Civil/Criminal Litigation
  • Document review
  • Independent psychiatric examination
  • Psychological/Neuropsychological testing
  • Neuroimaging
  • Assessment of psychiatric damages
  • Report preparation
  • Deposition/trial testimony
  • Sentencing evaluation
  • Competence to stand trial
  • Mental state at the time of offense
  • Death penalty evaluations
  • Assistance in selecting Penn experts from other medical specialties

We also have expertise in the following areas:

  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Employment issues
  • Sexual harassment
  • Medical research
  • Guardianship
  • Medical ethics
  • Medical decision-making capacity
  • Malingering


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To learn more about the Forensic Psychiatry Service or to speak with one of our experts, please call