What does a Forensic Psychiatrist Do?

A forensic psychiatrist is a medical doctor trained in law and mental health.  A forensic psychiatrist diagnoses and treats mental disorders. Many Forensic psychiatrists use their knowledge and expertise to assist lawyers and juries in trials as expert witnesses.

What is Forensic Psychiatry?

Forensic psychiatry is a field of psychiatry, which assesses and treats mentally disordered offenders.  It requires a high understanding of the common boundaries between mental health and the law.

About Dr. Scott Reichlin

Dr. Scott Mitchell Reichlin, MD

Dr. Scott Reichlin is a psychiatrist in Salem, Oregon. He received his medical degree from University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine and has been in practice for more than 20 years.

Specialties
  • Forensic Psychiatrist
Board certifications
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Certification in Psychiatry (Psychiatry and Neurology)
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Sub-certificate in Forensic Psychiatry (Psychiatry and Neurology)

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