Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Full Time Faculty
Christopher S. Fields, M.D.
Prior to his current work at MUSC, Dr. Fields served as medical director for a large residential psychiatric treatment facility for children in Atlanta, GA. In addition to his forensic work, Dr. Fields has clinical roles at MUSC running an acute adult psychiatric unit and providing outpatient treatment for children and adolescents.
|Clinical and/or Research Expertise|
Because he also has training and expertise with children, he specializes in child and family issues including: custody, visitation, parental fitness, termination of parental rights, abuse/neglect, juvenile competency to stand trial, juvenile waivers to adult court, and treatment of juvenile offenders. Given his clinical and administrative experience, Dr. Fields also has interests in psychiatric malpractice and suicide.