Psychiatric Expert Witness And Expert Forensic Psychiatrist

Serving as a psychiatric expert witness for plaintiff and defense firms since 1988, Mark Fettman, MD, is licensed in California, Ohio, Michigan, Georgia and Florida. While available to testify in all states, he practices in Columbus, Ohio, and is Board Certified in General, Forensic, Geriatric, and Addiction Psychiatry.

His forensic areas of focus include independent medical examinations, product liability, malpractice, suicide, jail suicide, malingering, will contests, undue influence, personal injury, psychopharmacology, Suboxone use, neuropsychiatry, toxic torts, correctional psychiatry, violence and addiction psychiatry.

As an expert forensic psychiatrist, Dr. Fettman has outstanding credentials in competency to stand trial and criminal responsibility; testamentary capacity and capacity to contract; the insanity defense; the detection of malingering; psychiatric malpractice; undue influence; geriatric issues including dementia, depression, and criminal acts of the elderly and civil commitment. He has presented to prestigious groups such as such as The Ohio Appellate Judges, The Central Ohio Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, The American Association of Geriatric Psychiatry, and The American Academy of Psychiatry And The Law seminars.

Dr. Fettman actively treats patients, inpatient and outpatient, and is Forensic Medical Director at Ohio's only maximum security psychiatric hospital.

As an Expert Forensic Psychiatrist Dr. Fettman has published in The American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law Newsletter and The Bar Journal of Washtenaw County, Michigan. Mark S. Fettman, M.D. has demonstrated his media skills as a psychiatric expert witness by serving as a panelist on KPIX Channel 5 (CBS affiliate) San Francisco, an interviewee on WAAM Radio, Ann Arbor, Michigan, a panelist on WJBK, TV-2, Detroit, Michigan, and a panelist on WXYZ, TV-7, Detroit, Michigan.

Dr. Fettman currently has active staff privileges in the Department of Psychiatry at Riverside Methodist, Grant and Doctors Hospitals in Columbus, Ohio, and Dublin Methodist Hospital in Dublin, Ohio. He is the Medical Director of Forensic Services and Assistant Chief Clinical Officer at Twin Valley Behavioral Healthcare, Columbus, Ohio. He has extensive additional professional experience practicing in Michigan and California.

Dr. Fettman’s credentials as an expert psychiatric witness began with a B.Sc. degree WITH DISTINCTION from McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, June, 1969, and then by obtaining an M.D. degree from The Ohio State University College of Medicine in June 1973. Dr. Fettman completed Residency in Psychiatry in June 1976 at University of Michigan Hospital. Later, he attained a Masters in Medical Management (M.M.M.) from The Marshall School of Business at The University of Southern California in May of 2006.

We invite you to review Dr. Fettman’s considerable credentials, including honors, certifications, training and education, professional organizational activities, medical school associations and hospital practice responsibilities. As a psychiatric expert witness, Mark Fettman, M.D. brings a wealth of knowledge that distinguishes him as a proven choice for both civil and criminal cases.