Dr. Glenn Kalash, DO
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Forensic Psychiatry | Male

Care Philosophy

In my role as a forensic psychiatrist, I aim to incorporate all relevant information and provide an accurate psychodiagnostic assessment and opinion.

Biography

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.

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      Dr. Kalash says...

      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.

      Dr. Kalash's Care Philosophy

      In my role as a forensic psychiatrist, I aim to incorporate all relevant information and provide an accurate psychodiagnostic assessment and opinion.

      Dr. Kalash says...

      New York City and Long Island based Forensic Psychiatrist specializing in Civil, Criminal, Disability, and Family Court cases, Independent Medical Examinations (IME), Fitness for Duty (FFD/RTW) Examinations and Medical Record Review

      Civil Matters:

      Independent Medical Examinations (IME)

      Fitness for Duty Evaluations (FFD)/Return to Work Evaluations (RTW)

      Personal Injury / Disability Claims

      Psychological and Emotional Injuries and Impairments

      Social Security Disability

      Psychiatric Malpractice / Suicide / Medication Side-effects

      Testamentary Capacity/Contested Wills

      Guardianship / Article 81

      Decisional Capacities and Competencies/ Divorce / Visitation

      Political Asylum

      Medical Record Review

      Criminal Matters:

      Criminal MitigationDefense

      Insanity Defense / Criminal Responsibility

      Competency to Stand Trial

      Psychiatric Factors Considered Pre- and Post-Sentencing

      Diminished Capacity

      Medical Record Review 

      Dr. Kalash's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      •  Specializes in Forensic Psychiatry
      •  Board certified in Forensic Psychiatry, Psychiatry and Psychosomatic Medicine
      •  No malpractice claims found
      •  No sanctions found
      •  No board actions found

      Awards & Recognition

      • Awards & Honors
        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
        • Patient Choice Awards, 2010-2012
        • Castle & Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area, 13th, 14th and 15th edition, 2010-2013
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      • Forensic Psychiatry
      • Psychiatry
      • Psychosomatic Medicine

      Conditions Treated

      • ADHD and-or ADD
      • Adjustment Disorder
      • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
      • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
      • Anxiety
      • Bipolar Disorder
      • Confusion
      • Delusional Disorder
      • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
      • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
      • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
      • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
      • Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
      • Impulse Control Disorders
      • Major Depressive Disorder
      • Marijuana Addiction
      • Medical-Psychiatric Issues
      • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
      • Nondependent Cocaine Abuse
      • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
      • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
      • Nondependent Opioid Abuse
      • Opioid Dependence
      • Phobia
      • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
      • Psychiatric Diseases
      • Psychosis
      • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
      • Schizophrenia
      • Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Dependence
      • Suicidal Ideation
      • Tobacco Use Disorder

      Education

      • Medical School
        New York College Of Osteopathic Medicine, New York Institute Of Technology

        Graduated in 1992

      • Internship Hospital
        Li Jewish-Hillside Mc

        Completed in 1996

      • Residency Hospital
        Long Island Jewish Med Center

        Completed in 1996

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

        Completed in 1997

      Languages Spoken

      • English

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      Specialties

      • Forensic Psychiatry
      • Psychosomatic Medicine

      Procedures Performed

      • Independent Forensic Evaluation
      • Independent Medical Examination
      • Psychiatric Evaluation