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Forensic Addiction & Psychiatric Services, L.L.C.

Forensic Addiction & Psychiatric Services, L.L.C.

9891 Montgomery Road
Suite 245

Cincinnati, Ohio 45242

Phone(937) 245-0711

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Dr. Shannon Miller is Board Certified in Addiction Medicine & Psychiatry; certified in Buprenorphine, and a certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist. 20 years clinical experience. Editor-in-Chief, Addiction Medicine reference textbook. Clinical Practice Guideline author. Co-Editor, medical journal. Highly experienced, clinically active. Both sides of the bar, criminal and civil, retained throughout the US. Court deemed “expert” in addiction medicine, psychiatry, drug testing, gambling addiction, nicotine, cough medicine abuse, etc.


Forensic Addiction and Psychiatric Services, L.L.C. provides services for all parties within the courts. Areas include drug abuse and addiction, drug testing, psychiatry, alcohol, drugs, gambling, cough medicine, dextromethorphan, ecstasy, MDMA, PCP, ketamine, cocaine, heroin, pain pills, date rape drugs, inhalants, nicotine, tobacco, sedatives, GHB, amphetamines, marijuana, LSD, inhalants, club drugs, relapse risk, detoxification, withdrawal, overdose, rehabilitation, treatment, etc.

Hand-picked by the DoD as the Lead Agent/Author for the Veterans Affairs-DoD Practice Guidelines for Substance Use Disorders, Dr Miller has been active in a wide range of topics relating to addictions and has roughly 50 medical publications. He is the Co-founding Editor of a major addiction medicine society medical journal as well as is Co-Editor of their flagship textbook in addiction medicine. He has been sought out for his expertise on issues relating to addiction throughout the USA.

A national source on cough medicine addiction, he has been interviewed for Dateline (NBC), Pravda, and U.S. News & World Report. He has co-chaired national addiction medicine conferences.

He is clinically active and also teaches and runs both an Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship training program and an Addiction Medicine Research Fellowship training program.

Litigation Support Services

Dr. Miller provides forensic consultation services to the legal community on all issues relating to alcohol or drug use, addiction, all related behaviors (including gambling disorder), drug testing, addiction medicine, psychiatry, as well as the often intertwining legal issues.

Areas of Expertise


Dr. Miller is double-Board Certified in both Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine. He is also certified in Buprenorphine and is a Certified Tobacco Treatment specialist. He is a native of Ohio and was awarded United States Air Force (USAF) full scholarships in physics and pre-medicine for undergraduate training to college of choice, and later a full scholarship for medical school to school of choice. Dr. Miller earned honors distinctions in undergraduate and graduate education.

He then completed residency in psychiatry at Wright Patterson USAF Medical Center/Wright State University where he ranked in the top 1-2% among all U.S. psychiatry resident physicians-in-training. Selected by the Psychiatry Consultant to the USAF Surgeon General to serve at the high-visibility Presidential base of Andrews Air Force Base in Washington, DC, he treated a variety of high-profile military and federal officials, as well as rare conditions. Here he served at the Tri-Service Addiction Recovery Center (Tri-SARC) – the worldwide tertiary referral center for the diagnosis and treatment of addiction related disorders within the Department of Defense (DoD).

In short time he was promoted to Chief Administrative and Clinical Officer of TriSARC. As Chief, he was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal for vastly overhauling service design, reducing costs, and translating several cutting-edge research findings into practice (earning one of few USAF Best Practice Awards). He now serves both the VA and medical school in clinical care, research, administration, teaching, and education and training. He directs a very large addiction division for the VA medical center while remaining clinically active.

Hand-picked by the DoD as the Lead Editor/Author for the Veterans Affairs-DoD Clinical Practice Guideline for the Management of Substance Use Disorders, Dr Miller has been active in a wide range of topics relating to addictions and has roughly 50 medical publications. He has been interviewed for Dateline (NBC), Pravda, and U.S. News & World Report among others for his expertise.

Consulting Practice

All States

More Information

About Shannon C. Miller, M.D., DFASAM, DFAPA, CTTS - Expert Witness

Professional Experience

- Co-Editor, medical journal specializing in addiction medicine.
- Competence featured nationally and internationally: Dateline NBC News, U.S. News & World Report, Pravda
- Lead Agent/author, Department of Defense & Veterans Affairs Practice Guidelines for Substance Use Disorders
- Co-Editor, major addiction medicine textbook; now Editor-in-Chief
- Co-Chair, review course in addiction medicine as well as other training conferences.
- Approximately 50 publications in medical journals, textbooks, and technical reports
- Multiple teaching awards in multiple settings
- Wide-ranging experiences: forensic, clinical, academic, drug testing, leadership


Licensed to practice medicine in the state of Ohio
Available internationally

Legal Experience & Services

- Qualified as an expert in state, federal, and military courts on a wide variety of issues.
- Retained by prosecution, plaintiff and defense as expert witness
- Provides free initial consultation


With major medical schools.


Distinguished Fellow, American Society of Addiction Medicine (DFASAM)
Distinguished Fellow, American Psychiatric Association (DFAPA)
Board Certified in Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Board Certified in Addiction Medicine, American Board of Addiction Medicine
SAMHSA/CSAT-authorized prescriber, Buprenorphine
Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist
Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners
Licensed, State of Ohio Medical Board

Awards & Honors

Multiple awards received in diverse areas of clinical acumen, teaching, research, service design/delivery, etc. Ranked in the top 1 -2% of Psychiatry residents nationwide. Most Outstanding Resident Award. Multiple military decorations; Meritorious Service Medal, twice. Teacher of the Year Award, thrice. Faculty of the Year Award. Humanism in Medicine Award, AMA. America's Top Psychiatrists. State Research Awards.

Seminars & Training

Presented at international, national, and regional medical conferences; Grand Rounds presentations; multiple teaching seminars and awards.


- Approximately 50 publications in medical field

Professional References

Throughout his career, Dr Miller has maintained medical school faculty/teaching appointments and has remained significantly active in clinical practice. Dr. Miller is clinically experienced with detoxification, rehabilitation, dual-diagnosis, corrections, methadone maintenance, buprenorphine, chronic pain & addiction, drug testing, impaired providers, gambling addiction, and all other areas of addiction medicine. He has earned numerous awards in teaching, leadership and clinical excellence; including the Humanism in Medicine Award (American Medical Association) and America's Top Psychiatrists.

Dr. Miller has 2 decades experience providing forensic consultation, depositions, and testimony to both sides of the bar, civil and criminal, throughout the USA and Europe on a wide array of topics relating to his court-recognized areas of expertise.


Air Command and Staff College, Air University, United States Air Force

Residency Training in Psychiatry, Wright Patterson Regional USAF Medical Center /Wright State University (Integrated)
Wright Patterson Air Force Base (AFB), Ohio
Most Outstanding Resident Award, Ranked top 1% nationally, standardized testing
1992 - 1996

M.D., The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, Ohio
Deans Letters of Honors, Dean's Letters of Commendations
1988 - 1992

B.S., Otterbein College, Columbus, Ohio
Major: Life Sciences, Minor: Chemistry
Summa Cum Laude/Valedictorian
1984 - 1988

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