James A. Armontrout, MD

Dr. Armontrout received both his B.A. in Psychology and his M.D. from the University of Virginia. He completed residency training in Psychiatry at the Harvard Longwood Psychiatry Residency Training Program, followed by fellowship training in Forensic Psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco. He is board certified in Psychiatry with Added Qualification in Forensic Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He is also board certified in Addiction Medicine by the American Board of Preventive Medicine.

He served as a Staff Psychiatrist from August 2017 to May 2022 in the VA Palo Alto’s Trauma Recovery Program, a residential treatment program focused on treating PTSD and other trauma-based disorders. He also instructed and supervised Stanford medical students and residents completing rotations at the Trauma Recovery Program. He has since moved to the Stanford Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences where he serves as the Program Director for the Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship. He also serves as an attending psychiatrist in the Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Clinic and the Dual Diagnosis (addiction) clinic.

He has performed over 100 Forensic Psychiatric Examinations and has been qualified as an expert in the field of psychiatry in courts in California. He is a member of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law and of the American Psychiatric Association.

Dr. Armontrout has been an independent contractor to fpamed since 2018.

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James A. Armontrout, Md

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