In my role as a forensic psychiatrist, I aim to incorporate all relevant information and provide an accurate psychodiagnostic assessment and opinion.
Dr. Glenn Kalash is a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology and Board-Certified with added qualifications in Forensic Psychiatry, Psychosomatic Medicine and Brain Injury Medicine. He is Director of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry and Director of Psychosomatic Fellowship at Nassau University Medical Center and is a Consulting Psychiatrist at St. Francis Hospital, The Heart Center, in Roslyn, New York. He maintains a private forensic practice in East Meadow, Great Neck and Queens, New York. He completed his general psychiatry residency training at Hillside Hospital - Long Island Jewish Medical Center, and his fellowship training in Consultation-Liaison Psycho-Oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York, New York. In his forensic psychiatric practice, Dr. Kalash conducts examinations and psychodiagnostic assessments for defense and plaintiffs' attorneys in both civil litigation and criminal cases, including evaluations of personal injury, psychiatric aspects of physical injuries, post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), sexual harassment, discrimination, and other workplace and employment issues. He is experienced in assessing mood, anxiety and psychotic states, appropriate use of medication, medication effects and adverse effects, malingering, evaluation of psychiatric sequelae of head and traumatic brain injuries, and testamentary capacity. He is an active reviewer of employment disability cases, and has performed numerous reviews and Independent Medical Examinations (IME's) for various companies and insurance companies. In his capacity as a consultation-liaison psychiatrist both at Nassau University Medical Center and St. Francis Hospital, Dr. Kalash provides diagnostic assessment and psychiatric management to approximately 2000 individual patients per year. He provides expert opinions and reports in cases of depression, anxiety, delirium, dementia, and other cognitive impairments, such as traumatic brain injury and strokes, PTSD, substance abuse disorders (alcohol or drug intoxication and withdrawal states), attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia. Dr. Kalash has significant expertise in psychopharmacology. He is proficient in the use of psychotropic medications, including their indications, adverse effects, contraindications, inappropriate use, and drug interactions.Dr. Kalash is proficient in the assessment of capacities related to medical decision making regarding treatment, end of life-care, guardianship and testamentary capacity.