About Dr. Zona

Dr. Zona is certified in Psychiatry and Neurology and has added Board Certifications in both Geriatric Psychiatry, and Forensic Psychiatry. 

Upon completion of his 4 year residency program at the University of California, Irvine, he was a fellow at the U.S.C. Institute of Psychiatry, Law, and Behavioral Sciences. He stayed a second year at the Institute as Senior Fellow and Clinical Instructor.

Main Areas of Expertise include criminal, administrative, nursing home care, work place violence, stalking crimes, stands of care and malpractice. 

In addition to his time as Senior Fellow at U.S.C., Dr. Zona has lectured extensively in all of the above issues.

Dr. Zona has testified in court, administrative hearings or depositions approximately 200 times, for both criminal and civil cases. He has consulted in approximately 300 civil case, roughly 60%/40% for plaintiff/defense attorneys.