Roy Lubit MD, Ph.D. is a nationally recognized Forensic Psychiatrist, board certified in
Forensic Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and Psychiatry and Neurology.
Dr. Lubit has appeared as an expert witness hundreds of times, and is widely
acknowledged for his expertise in:
● Evaluating emotional trauma in children and adults (PTSD)
● Civil rights, section 1983, cases
● Brain injury assessment
● Child custody evaluations (including Hague Convention and parental alienation issues)
● Psychological / psychiatric malpractice
● Critiques of forensic evaluations
Dr. Lubit has also testified as an expert witness in numerous mental health cases, and criminal cases regarding false confessions, not guilty by reason of insanity pleas (generally capital murder cases), and cases involving diminished capacity. Dr. Lubit has also been called to testify as an expert witness in pre-sentencing evaluations.
In addition to his work on behalf of private patients, Dr. Lubit clients have included the U.S.federal government, the U.S. Army, the New Jersey Prosecutor’s Office, the State of Missouri, the City of Chicago, and the Seminole County Public School District.
Dr. Lubit has made numerous appearances on television and radio, including Dateline NBC, NPR, BBC, the Canadian Broadcasting Company, and Fox Business News. Frequently sought after by media outlets, Dr. Lubit has become especially well known and highly regarded for his expertise and commentary on emotional trauma, post traumatic stress disorder and child custody issues.
In addition to his live and recorded appearances, Dr. Lubit has been quoted in national and regional print media many times.
Dr. Lubit has numerous publications, and has lectured to lawyers, mental health professionals and insurance companies, on the topics of emotional trauma, conducting proper forensic evaluations, and child custody issues.
Dr. Lubit has had faculty appointments at New York University Medical School, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, and New York Medical College. He has served as a consultant to the Bar Association of the City of NY concerning child custody issues, and to the Accountability Review Panel of Children’s Services in New York City.
A graduate of the New York University Medical School, Dr. Lubit completed residencies in Psychiatry at the Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, and Child Psychiatry at The Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA. Dr. Lubit completed an Advanced Psychotherapy Fellowship at Adams House in Boston, and a fellowship in Forensic Psychiatry at St. Vincent’s Hospital in NYC.