Dr. David Salvage Offers Expert Forensic Analysis, Testimony, Treatment, and Clinical Evaluation.

Dr. David Salvage Offers Expert Forensic Analysis, Testimony, Treatment, and Clinical Evaluation.

Dr. David Salvage

David Salvage, M.D, F.A.P.M., is a medically trained Board Certified Psychiatrist.

Areas of Forensic Expertise

  • Psychiatric Evaluation and Risk Assessment
  • Evaluation of Battered Women Syndrome
  • Guardianship Evaluation
  • Insanity Defense
  • Psychiatric Disability
  • Psychiatric Aspects of Worker’s Compensation
  • Fitness for Duties
  • Litigation consultation to assist in case Preparation
  • Complete consultation on trial preparation
  • Comprehensive psychiatric reports

Described by colleagues as wise, articulate and able to integrate a wide variety of viewpoints, Dr. Salvage has served on numerous committees and was the Co-Chair of the Beyond the Basic Curriculum Committee of the Institute for Psychoanalytic Training and Research.

New York Practice:
291 Broadway, Suite 1401
New York, New York 10007
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Brooklyn Practice:
199 6th Avenue
Brooklyn NY, 11217
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He is frequently sought out by professionals from a variety of disciplines for advice on psychiatric, legal and interpersonal issues.

Commitment To You And Your Case

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  • Dr. Salvage commits to providing each case an intensive degree of depth and diligence to produce impeccable results.
  • Dr. Salvage provides reports that are clear, meticulous, comprehensively researched and illuminating.
  • Dr. Salvage works with individual attorneys and clients to create individual solutions that are based on a clear assessment of the psychiatric data.
  • Dr. Salvage establishes a collaborative working environment so that all concerns and questions that his clients have are fully answered and that his expertise can be applied for maximum effect in a manner which is fair, decisive, and congruent with the facts.
  • Dr. Salvage gives each client the maximum degree of attention.
  • Dr. Salvage responds to the urgency of his clients, even in the middle of the night.
  • Dr. Salvage commits to meeting deadlines  and remaining flexible with the changing schedules of the legal system.
  • Dr. Salvage consistently introduces cutting edge psychiatric data and methods to provide the most compelling psychiatric evidence to our cases in order to achieve excellence in the pursuit of justice.
  • Dr. Salvage offers extensive experience of having been deposed and uses his seasoned forensics background to provide quality work while facing pressures involved in adversarial proceedings or high-profile cases.

Dr. Salvage has held faculty positions at The New York University School of Medicine,  The Albert Einstein College of Medicine and New York Medical College. Courses he has taught include

  • “An Evaluation of the Insanity Defense”
  • “Legal Aspects of Addictive Disorders”
  • “The Ability to Determine Psychiatric Capacity for Medical Decision Making”
  • “The Somatoform Spectrum of Disorders”
  • “The Interface of Psychiatry and the Law”

His academic work has been honored by his recognition as “Teacher of the Year” and being elected to the Faculty Senate of New York Medical College. His publications have appeared in a wide variety of psychiatric journals and anthologies. He has presented his work at numerous national and international conferences. He has served as a consultant to corporations, including Goldman Sachs, Phillip Morris and Showtime, as well as to a host of private attorneys in both criminal and civil matters. Dr. Salvage maintains active membership in several professional organizations including The International Psychoanalytic Association, The American Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine and has been Board Certified by both the American Academy of Psychiatry as well as the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry. Described by colleagues as wise, articulate and able to integrate a wide variety of viewpoints, Dr. Salvage has served on numerous committees and between 1998 and 2004 was the Co-Chair of the Beyond the Basic Curriculum Committee of the Institute for Psychoanalytic Training and Research. He is frequently sought out by professionals from a variety of disciplines for advice on psychiatric, legal and interpersonal issues.

  • Fellow, The Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine
  • Certified in EMDR Level III  Training
  • Member, The International Psychoanalytic Association
  • Certified in Psychoanalysis,  The Institute for Psychoanalytic Training and Research\
  • Certified in Buprenorphine Treatment and Administration
  • Member of the New York University Bellevue Psychiatric Society
  • Certified,  SAMSHA,  Added credentials to administer Buprenorphine Treatment
  • Diplomate, The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Diplomate, The National Board of Medical Examiners
  • Diplomate, The American Board of Addiction Psychiatry (1997-2007)

Qualifications

  • Medical Director,  Bridging Access to Care
  • Consultant Psychiatrist,  New York City Administration for Children’s Services
  • Fellow, The American Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine
  • Board Certified,  American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Associate Member, The American Bar Association
  • Faculty Senator, The New York College of Medicine
  • Former Psychiatric Director,  Gouverneur Hospital’s Program of Homeless Outreach
  • Former Psychiatric Director,  Brooklyn Hospital  PATH Center
  • Former Co-Chair,  Beyond the Basic Curriculum  Committee, The institute of Psychoanalytic Training and Research
  • Added Credentials in Addiction Psychiatry with the Ability to Prescribe Suboxone by the American Society of Addiction Medicine

Dr. Salvage has served on the faculties of NYU Medical Center, The Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and the New York Medical College.

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