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Piano Dealer Gets 28 Months for Cheating Clients

David Kan, M.D. was the forensic psychiatrist who testified for the San Francisco District Attorney in this trial. He testified against the defense who was raising certain psychiatric issues on behalf of his client. The DA got a conviction. Thursday, November 18, 2010 (11-18) 09:03 PST SAN FRANCISCO — A vintage-piano consignment dealer in San […]

San Francisco Bakery Stabber Withdraws His Insanity Plea

In the recent trial of Scott Thomas, the S.F. Bakery Stabber, fpamed forensic psychiatrist, David Kan, MD, testified for 4 ½ days as a psychiatric expert for the prosecutor, Scot Clark, of the Office of the San Francisco District Attorney . Today, Scott Thomas withdrew his insanity plea. Read the full story on SFGate.com »

Mark I. Levy MD Quoted in ABC Health News Story – First Top 10 List for Antidepressants

Doctors Hope to Cut Out the Guesswork in Prescribing Antidepressants by Lauren Cox Mark I. Levy MD was quoted in an ABC Health News Story ABC News Medical Unit. When someone swallows his or her first antidepressant, it may come as a surprise how the psychiatrist chose that particular pill to prescribe: It’s a best […]

Assessing the Truth: How Forensic Psychiatrists & Psychologists Evaluate Litigants

Forensic psychiatrist Mark Levy MD and forensic neuropsychologist Ronald Roberts, PhD co-authored an article for San Francisco Attorney Magazine, Spring, May 2008. In it, they explain the process and methods used by forensic behavioral experts when conducting an evaluation of an individual as part of a legal proceeding.