Stephen G. Noffsinger, MD

Stephen Noffsinger, MD

Stephen G. Noffsinger, MD

Director, Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship, University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Adjunct Professor of Law, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine


Dr. Noffsinger is a board certified psychiatrist and forensic psychiatrist who has been practicing forensic psychiatry for more than 25 years. He has authored more than 40 peer-reviewed professional articles and five book chapters on various topics in forensic psychiatry, and testified as an expert in psychiatry in more than 175 cases. Dr. Noffsinger graduated from Northeast Ohio Medical University, completed his residency in Adult Psychiatry at Cleveland’s MetroHealth Medical Center, and his Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship at University Hospitals of Cleveland. His past appointments include Medical Director, Psychiatric Emergency Services at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center (Cleveland) and Chief of Forensic Services at Northcoast Behavioral Healthcare. Dr. Noffsinger has been awarded the Best Teacher in a Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship Award by the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, and the John R. Quine Outstanding Adjunct Professor by the University of Akron School of Law where he also serves as Adjunct Professor of Law. Currently, Dr. Noffsinger serves as the Director of the Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship and is a psychiatrist for the Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas.

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