Where Psychiatry and the law meet with excellence

If you’re looking for premier services in Psychiatry and the Law, Look no further here at PeachState we specialize in meeting your medico legal needs.

Dr. Dwight Owens, MD

Dwight Owens, MD, Chief Psychiatrist for Peachstate Psychiatric Service Is a Board- Certified Psychiatrist, Forensic trained and Master Certified Independent Medical Examiner. He has been practicing medicine throughout the state of Georgia. He currently holds licenses in Georgia and New York. He has been qualified as an expert witness in several states throughout America.

He has been practicing medicine for more than 30 years. He has experience in both inpatient and outpatient psychiatric care. In recent years he has done greater than 50 competency evaluations, more than 50 IME’s, and also served as an expert more than 25 times and has extensive experience in medical record reviews. He has participated in cases involving litigation, competency, criminal responsibility, medical malpractice, and compensation and pension.

Dr. Owens received his Bachelor’s degree from the prestigious Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia. He received his medical doctorate from Health Science Center (HSC) at Syracuse in 1994. He then returned to Macon, Georgia where he attended Mercer University’s School of Medicine, and obtained an internship certificate in the area of Family Medicine. In 1998. On completion of his Adult and General Psychiatry training, he attended Emory University in Atlanta Georgia and completed a fellowship in Forensic Psychiatry. (Psychiatry and the Law). In 1999 he became board certified in Adult and General Psychiatry.

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Lay Persons

Law Firms and Private Attorneys

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Ready to navigate the complexities of psychiatry and the law with confidence?

Schedule a consultation with Dr. Owens today to discuss your unique needs. We’re here to provide the expert insights you require for informed decision-making.

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