Medico-legal opinions: Info for legal professionals

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Dr Ken Gillman: Medical Expert Summary

Clinical Neuro-pharmacology: Drug Interactions, Side Effects, Toxicity
This is an introductory note to inform you of my expertise and how I may be able to help you with expert medical pharmacology opinion about drug adverse reactions, drug interactions, drug side-effects and toxicity, for drugs affecting the central nervous system, particularly drugs used in psychiatric practice. I am internationally recognised as an expert on serotonin syndrome, and in neuroleptic malignant syndrome, hyperthermia and drug interactions. I have published many major review papers in this and related areas. I am retired, I no longer engage in clinical practice. I am available at short notice to discuss cases and whether my special expertise may be appropriate to assist. I will offer advice (by phone or e-mail), or rapid response reports and advice. I am willing to give a preliminary opinion about the potential relevance of my special expertise, and guide people, without charge or obligation. I have been engaged in court cases in America, the UK and here in Australia. I do not interview patients for primary medico-legal reports, I offer expert commentary and interpretation on difficult cases and on reports etc. that have already been obtained. You are welcome to pass this information on to any other interested colleagues; indeed, it would be helpful to me if you did. The side menu leads to downloadable PDFs of my Bio, references, fees etc.

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