Psychiatric and Forensic Psychiatric Expert Witness
He also provides psychiatric Independent Medical Examinations (IMEs), Fitness for Duty examinations, and disability evaluations and re-evaluations, including Workers Compensation.
Dr. Storper has extensive experience in all aspects of hospital psychiatry, including treatment of the severely mentally ill, especially those likely to harm themselves or others.
He has been the medical director of psychiatric inpatient units, community mental health centers and partial hospitalization programs.
Areas of Expertise
Psychiatric Hospital Admission; Psychiatric Hospital Discharge; Severe Mental Illness; Inpatient Psychiatry; Psychiatric Inappropriate Hospital Admission; Psychiatric Inappropriate Hospital Discharge; Murder, Hospital Psychiatry Standard of Care.
1976 to Present — Psychiatrist in Private Practice, Miami, FL. Provide full-time outpatient and inpatient care. Also Forensic Psychiatrist and expert witness providing services to both plaintiff and defense counsel.
2001 to 2002 — Medical Director, Psychiatric Inpatient Unit, Grant Center, Columbia Deering Hospital, Miami, FL. Supervised the psychiatric care rendered on the inpatient, adult psychiatric unit.
1997 to 1999 — Medical Director, Psychiatric Partial Hospitalization Program, Columbia Deering Hospital, Miami, FL. Supervised the psychiatric care rendered on the inpatient, adult psychiatric partial hospitalization unit.
1997 to 1997 — Chief of Staff, Columbia Deering Hospital, Miami, FL. As Chief Administrative Officer of the Medical Staff, represented the medical staff in dealings with the hospital. As Chairman of the Medical Executive Committee and Credentials Committee, served on the Board of Directors helping to determine hospital policy on issues regarding other physicians.
1978 to 1990 — Medical Director, CHI Community Mental Health Center, Miami, FL. Direct responsibility for supervision of medical care at mental health center, treatment and evaluation of patients, supervision of staff, training of students, writing grants and obtaining funds for CMHC. Liaison with other mental health providers in Dade County and Florida.
1976 to 1978 — Staff Psychiatrist, CHI Community Mental Health Center, Miami, FL.
1975 to 1976 — Psychiatric Consultant, St. Luke's Center, Miami, FL. Consulting at methadone clinic involved evaluation of patients, supervision of psychotherapy, in-service education, and policy-making for planning delivery of services.
1973 to 1975 — Psychiatric Consultant, Lee-Harnett Mental Health Center, Sanford, NC. Provided adult, adolescent, and child psychotherapy; school consultations; and brief psychotherapy.
1972 to 1973 — Half-time Elective Experience, Guidance Center, New Rochelle, NY. Community mental health center – crisis intervention, brief psychotherapy, adolescent and child psychotherapy, school consultation.
March 11, 1996 — State of Florida, Division of Workers' Compensation Certification
Legal Experience & Services
Sample case descriptions involve wrongful death, psychosis, premature hospital discharge, suicide, murder, responsibility for behavior. Extensive experience in treatment of the severely mentally ill.
1975 to Present — Diplomate, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
1975 to Present — Member, American Psychiatric Association
1975 to Present — Florida Psychiatric Society
1976 to 2004 — Member, Florida Medical Association
1976 to 2001 — Member, American Medical Association
1975 to 2004 — Member, Dade County Medical Association
1970 to 1973 — Residency in Psychiatry at Payne Whitney Clinic Psychiatric Division, New York Hospital, Cornell University Medical College, New York, NY. Training included inpatient and outpatient adult psychotherapy, group and individual, as well as adolescent and child psychiatry. Physician in charge of 22 bed inpatient unit, one year; psychiatric consult to abortion unit, New York Lying-In Hospital, one year.
1969 to 1970 — Rotating Internship, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT
1965 to 1969 — M.D., George Washington School of Medicine, Washington, DC
1961 to 1965 — B.A., New York University, University Heights College of Arts & Sciences, New York, NY