Forensic Services

Forensic psychiatry is a medical sub-specialty that deals with the interaction between psychiatry and the legal system.  Dr. Zimnitzky completed his Forensic Psychiatric training at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.  He has worked in the field of forensic psychiatry for approximately fifteen years. 

Dr. Zimnitzky provides forensic consultation to attorneys and courts in both civil and criminal matters.  He is dedicated to providing comprehensive and timely assessments.  As required, he communicates effectively through written reports and testimony.  Dr. Zimnitzky provides assessments of children, adolescents and adults.

In criminal matters, Dr. Zimnitzky has provided consultation in:


  • Competency to Stand Trial/Competency to Proceed
  • Competency to Understand Miranda Warning
  • Criminal Responsibility/Insanity Defense
  • Transfer of Jurisdiction
  • Pre-Disposition/Pre-Sentence Recommendations


In civil matters, Dr. Zimnitzky has provided consultation in:


  • Psychiatric Standard of Care
  • Independent Medical Evaluations
  • Fitness for Duty
  • Child Custody
  • Termination of Parental Rights

Telephone:

(443) 603-1344

Brian Zimnitzky, MD​

Adult, Child and Forensic Psychiatry