Dr. Roger K. Pitman
71 Stewart St
West Newbury MA, 01985
Roger K. Pitman, M.D.
Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Psychiatrist, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA
Certified in Psychiatry (1975-) with Added Qualifications in Forensic Psychiatry (1994-), American Board of
Psychiatry and Neurology
Internationally recognized researcher in post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
Eighteen years' experience as a forensic psychiatric consultant and expert witness
Thirty-one years' experience evaluating mental disability compensation claims
Listed in America's Top Doctors and Guide to America's Top Psychiatrists
Forensic Psychiatric Publications
Sparr LF, Pitman RK. PTSD and the Law. In Friedman MJ, Keane TM, Resick PA (Eds.) PTSD: Science and
Practice: A Comprehensive Handbook, New York: Guilford Press, 2007.
Pitman RK, Orr SP. Forensic laboratory testing for post-traumatic stress disorder. In Simon RI (Ed.) Posttraumatic
Stress Disorder in Litigation: Guidelines for Forensic Assessment, 2nd Ed. Washington, DC: American Psychiatric
Sparr LF, Pitman RK. Forensic assessment of traumatized adults. In Saigh PA, Bremner JD (Eds.) Posttraumatic
Stress Disorder: A Comprehensive Text. Boston: Allyn & Bacon, 1999:284-308.
Pitman RK, Sparr LF. Post-traumatic stress disorder and the law. PTSD Research Quarterly 1998;9(2):1-6.
Pitman RK, Sparr LF, Saunders LS, McFarlane. Legal issues in post-traumatic stress disorder. In van der Kolk BA et
al (Eds.) Traumatic Stress: The Effects of Overwhelming Experience on Mind, Body, and the Society. New York:
Guilford Press, 1996:378-397.
Pitman RK, Saunders LS, Orr SP. Psychophysiologic testing for PTSD. Trial 1994;30:22-26.
Pitman RK, Orr SP. Psychophysiologic testing for post-traumatic stress disorder: Forensic psychiatric application.
Bulletin of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law 1993;21:37-52.
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