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Psychiatry Expert Witness Jeffrey Sugar

Dr. Jeffrey Alan Sugar, MD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at USC
312 E. Sycamore Avenue
El Segundo CA 90245
USA
phone: 310-291-0886
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Jeffrey SugarJeffrey A. Sugar, MD has been a practicing Psychiatrist for over 20 years. Dr. Sugar is board certified both in Child and General Psychiatry. He is Past President of the Southern California Society of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. He is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at USC, and has been an Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at UCLA.

Currently, he is Chief, Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Crisis, Consultation, and Emergency Service and Director, Child Psychiatry Trauma Program at the University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine where he sees patients, teaches psychiatry, and performs research. As the Founding Director of Research at Hathaway Children and Family Services he led a study of the long-term effects of child trauma.

Dr. Sugar has been worked with the legal industry since 1988. Qualified in Superior court, he has been retained over 40 times as an expert in a broad range of child and general psychiatric cases, for both Plaintiff and Defense. His services include:
  • Consultation Regarding Psychiatric Injury, Diagnosis, Treatment
  • Record Review and Opinion
  • Psychiatric Interview and Mental Status Evaluation
  • Expert testimony
Dr. Sugar's litigation support is available to attorneys for both Plaintiff and Defense. His Areas of Expertise include:
  • Effects of Trauma and Adversity on Child Development
  • Chronic Physical, Sexual or Emotional Abuse
  • Psychological Trauma in the Workplace
  • Date Rape / Internet Seduction
  • Post-Traumatic Loss, Grief and Depression
  • Psychological Effects of Injury to the Body or Brain
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Wrongful Death - Medication Mismanagement
  • Improper Psychotherapy Supervision
  • Schoolyard Bullying and Rape
  • Professional Training:
    • MD: University of California, San Francisco
    • General Psychiatry: Harbor-UCLA, Torrance, California
    • Child Psychiatry: UCLA-Neuropsychiatric Institute
    • Chief Fellow: UCLA
    View Dr. Sugar's Consulting Profile.
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