Forensic Services

Forensic psychiatry addresses issues at the interface between psychiatry and the law.  Forensic consultations and evaluations are available in the following areas:

  • Psychiatric Disability
  • Workers’ Compensation
  • Psychiatric Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Fitness for Duty 
  • Independent Medical Evaluations (IME’s)
  • Civil Commitment 
  • Guardianship 
  • Conditional Release 
  • Competency/Fitness to Stand Trial
  • Competency to Waive Miranda Rights
  • Criminal Responsibility
  • Sentencing and Mitigation
  • Correctional Psychiatry 

Forensic services are offered by Mark Chapman, M.D.

Dr. Chapman is board-certified in forensic psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He has evaluated individuals and provided consultation to attorneys in civil, criminal, and other administrative matters.  Additionally, he has provided psychiatric treatment in correctional systems, evaluated veterans for disability compensation and pension, and evaluated adolescents in the Cook County Juvenile Court Clinic.  

Please contact Dr. Chapman directly at 312-782-5959 Ext. 6, if you have any questions or would like to schedule an evaluation or initial consultation.