• Mental state at the time of the offense (insanity and diminished capacity)
  • Competence to stand trial
  • Violence risk assessment
  • Psychiatric disabilities
  • Psychological and emotional injuries
  • Testamentary capacity
  • Decisional capacities and competencies
  • Correctional psychiatry
  • Sentencing evaluations
  • Capital mitigation
  • Fitness for duty

  • Former Director, Division of Forensic Psychiatry, Bellevue Hospital, NYU School of Medicine
  • Former Chair, American Psychiatric Association Council on Psychiatry and Law
  • Consultant to MacArthur Foundation Network on Mental Health and the Law, 1989-96
  • Board Certified, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN)
  • Board Certified, Forensic Psychiatry, ABPN
  • Former Member of the ABPN Committee on Certification in Forensic Psychiatry
  • Work Group Advisor, APA Task Force on DSM-IV
  • Author of multiple peer-reviewed papers, book chapters, and other publications
  • Developed the MacCAT-CA, a structured, validated assessment of competence to stand trial

Forensic Services

Criminal Forensic Evaluations
  • Competence to Stand Trial
  • Competence to Waive Rights
  • Competence to Plead
  • Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity
  • Diminished Capacity
  • Extreme Emotional Disturbance
  • Sentencing
  • Capital Mitigation
  • Post-Conviction Appeals
  • Retention of Insanity Acquittees
Psychiatric Disability
  • Independent Medical Examinations
  • Worker’s Compensation Claims
  • Social Security Disability
Evaluations for Tort Claims
  • Negligent Infliction of Emotional Harms
  • Psychological Injuries and Impairments
  • Malpractice
Employment Related Evaluations
  • Fitness for Duty
  • Violence Risk Assessments
  • Accommodation of Disabilities
Correctional & Forensic Institutions
  • Adequacy of Services
  • Civil Rights (Civil Rights of Institutionalized Persons Act)
  • Testamentary Capacity
National Security
  • Security Clearances
  • Asylum

Treatment Services

Dr. Hoge has an active adult general psychiatry practice.  He trained as a resident in adult psychiatry and had advanced training in psychopharmacology at the Massachusetts General Hospital at Harvard Medical School.