Harun Evcimen, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Medical Director, General Adult Inpatient Unit (7A), Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of UPMC
Forensic Psychiatry Services, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of UPMC
Consultant Psychiatrist, Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas, Criminal Division
Dr. Evcimen’s training and clinical experience includes criminal and civil forensic psychiatry evaluations including competency to stand trial and juvenile decertification evaluations, disability assessments, ECT court testimony and asylum opinions for the University of Pittsburgh Civil Law Clinic. Dr. Evcimen also provides psychiatric patient care for an inpatient general adult population.
Dr. Evcimen attended the University of Uludag, School of Medicine in Bursa, Turkey (1992-1999). He also attended the University of Istanbul, Cerrahpasa School of Medicine in Istanbul, Turkey, for neurosurgical postgraduate residency training (2000-2001). After his arrival in the U.S., he was a postdoctoral research fellow studying traumatic brain injury at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia which is affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine in Philadelphia, PA (2002-2004). He completed a general adult psychiatry residency at Drexel University, College of Medicine in Philadelphia, PA (2004-2008).
After his residency, he worked as an attending psychiatrist in a dual diagnosis inpatient unit at the Upper Shore Community Mental Health Center, State of Maryland, Department of Health and Mental Hygiene in Chestertown, MD (2008-2009). After the State Hospital’s closure, he worked as a medical director of behavioral health services at the Union Hospital of Cecil County in Elkton, MD and provided patient care for the Crisis Intervention Service and for the Inpatient and Consultation-Liaison Services (2009-2011). He completed a Fellowship in Forensic Psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) (2011-2012). He has been a clinical assistant professor at UPMC since August 2012.
Dr. Evcimen has additional experience from his fellowship training which includes correctional psychiatry at the Allegheny County Jail and State Correctional Institute of Pittsburgh (formerly known as Western Penitentiary) as well as sex offender assessment and treatment. He is licensed to practice medicine in Maryland, California and Pennsylvania.
Dr. Evcimen’s CV is available upon request.