forensic psychiatry

Dr. Goldwaser was named as a “Distinguished Life Fellow” of the American Psychiatric Association.

The objective of a forensic psychiatrist is to give expert opinion to a reasonable degree of medical certainty, in the form of a written report, deposition or courtroom testimony in legal cases.

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  • Date of Birth: March 23, 1951
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Place of Birth: Argentina
  • Citizenship: United States of America
  • English/Spanish


  • New Jersey: since September 1989
  • New York: since June 1980
  • Maryland: since February 1979
  • Florida: since November 2012

Board Certification

  • Diplomate: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (P): # 22820 – November 1981.
  • Diplomate: American Board of Forensic Examiners (P): # 1200 – October 1995.
  • Diplomate: American Board of Forensic Medicine: # 452 – January 1996.
  • Diplomate: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology: #991, Subspecialty Certification in Forensic Psychiatry, to December 2019.


  • Fellow: American Psychiatric Association, December 2001.
  • Distinguished Fellow: American Psychiatric Association, January 2003.
  • Distinguished Life Fellow: American Psychiatric Association, October 2013.
  • Life Fellow: American College of Forensic Examiners: # 5029, October 1996.


  • Fulfillment of the Continuing Medical Education Standards of the American Psychiatric Association to December 31, 2016.
  • Distinguished Life Fellow of  the American Psychiatric Association: highest honor that the profession can bestow. October 2013.
  • Service Achievement Award: New York University School of Medicine, April 14, 2007.
  • Candidate on the Fulbright Specialist Roster: J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board (FSB), the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs (ECA), and the Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES), June 11, 2012.


  • B.S. Peruvian University Cayetano Heredia-School of Medicine, Lima – Peru; 1968-1970.
  • M.D. Peruvian University Cayetano Heredia-School of Medicine, Lima – Peru; 1970-1977
  • Class Rank: 10 in a class of 61 graduating students.
  • Psychiatric Residency: Department of Psychiatry, State University of New York- Kings County Hospital Center, Brooklyn, New York 1977-1980.
  • Psychoanalytic Training: The Psychoanalytic Institute at New York University School of Medicine, New York 1977-1990.

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    Forensic Psychiatric Associates, LLC

    Main Office
    43 Maple Avenue
    Morristown, New Jersey 07960
    Phone: (201) 314-8637
    Fax: (973) 292-2351

    New York Office
    155 East 31st Street, Suite 25-L
    New York, New York 10016

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    Forensic Psychiatry

    Forensic psychiatry is a medical subspecialty that combines research and clinical practice in the numerous areas in which psychiatry is applied to legal issues. Dr. Alberto M. Goldwaser has provided expert opinions through preparation of narrative reports and testifying in depositions and courts.

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