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Steven S. Simring, MD, MPH, is associate professor of clinical psychiatry at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and the New York State Psychiatric Institute. He is an attending physician at New York Presbyterian Hospital. He was vice chair for education at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and director of the Columbia/Cornell residency program in psychiatry and law.


Dr. Simring is an experienced clinical psychiatrist with special experience in addiction. He is board certified in adult psychiatry with sub-specialty certification in forensic psychiatry. He has testified in over 250 civil and criminal trials.


Dr. Simring is on the faculty of the LEAP Institute (building relationships in therapy); SEAK (expert witness training); and the Neuroscience Education Institute (as a psychopharmacology reviewer). He is a consultant for NBC and MTV Networks. Dr. Simring has been a frequent guest on Montel Williams, Oprah, Regis and Kelly Live, Court TV (TruTV) and CNBC. He has written six books, including Making Marriage Work for Dummies, which he co-authored with Dr. Sue Klavans Simring, his wife and mother of his three children.


Curriculum Vitae

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