Goldman Psychiatry

Clinical psychiatric care and forensic psychiatry

Criminal Court

Thomas C. Goldman, MD has been working in the field of forensic psychiatry since 1973 and has examined and testified in hundreds of cases in local jurisdictions including D.C. Superior Court, U.S. District Courts, most Maryland County courts, and Virginia jurisdictions including Arlington and Fairfax. He has extensive experience testifying for both prosecution and defense attorneys.

Civil Litigation and Other Civil Law Matters

Dr. Goldman has 35 years of experience evaluating plaintiffs and defendants in areas including the following:

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Dr. Goldman received his undergraduate education at Cornell University. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1966. After finishing a medical internship at the University of Chicago Hospitals & Clinics, he completed a three-year Adult Psychiatry Residency at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Bronx Municipal Hospital Center.

He fulfilled his military obligation as Public Health Service officer and Clinical Associate at the National Institute of Mental Health, where he was administrator of a research ward concentrating on bipolar and unipolar depressive illness. (1970-1972) He served as a consultant to the Division of Forensic Programs at St. Elizabeths Hospital (1973-1977) where he performed numerous independent forensic psychiatric examinations of criminal defendants and acquired considerable experience testifying for both defense and prosecution in the D.C. and Federal courts.

He was on the clinical faculty at Howard University College of Medicine (1972-1975) where he taught outpatient and consultation-liaison psychiatry to psychiatry and family practice residents. He taught outpatient psychiatry in the medical clinics of Georgetown University Medical Center, and he currently teaches a seminar in forensic psychiatry to third-year psychiatry residents at Georgetown. He has held active teaching and administrative positions in a number of educational institutions and programs, including the Washington School of Psychiatry, the Washington Psychoanalytic Instititute, and the Modern Perspectives of Psychotherapy Training Program of the Washington Center for Psychoanalysis.

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