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Addiction Expert Witness

Addiction Expert Witness

An addiction expert witness is a physician certified by the American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM) and/or a psychiatrist certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN). The addiction expert sees those patients addicted to alcohol, tobacco and other addicting drugs, including some prescription medications.  In addition, the addiction expert can recognize and treat the psychological and physical complications of addiction.

Subspecialties:  There are two routes of becoming an addiction expert:

  • Addiction Medicine: This is a specialized field of practice, and certification bestowed by the ABAM.
  • Addiction Psychiatry: This addiction is a subspecialty of psychiatry.  This certification is bestowed by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN); a member board of the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS).  Only psychiatrists can receive the addiction psychiatry certification.

Med League provides highly-qualified Addiction Expert Witness as well as other medical experts witness who can review your case. Contact Us for your next case.

See our blogs about Prescription drug overdose and The Vicious Cycle of Stress and Substance Abuse

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