Psychiatric Associates of Atlanta, LLC
3495 Piedmont Road, NE • Building 12, Suite 410 • Atlanta, GA 30305
Phone: 404-495-5900 • Fax: 404-495-5901
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Psychiatric Associates of Atlanta, LLC

Matthew W. Norman, MD

Matthew W. Norman, MD, a psychiatrist with Psychiatric Associates of AtlantaWith a goal of becoming a forensic psychiatrist, Dr. Norman received his undergraduate degree in psychology from the University of Virginia and completed medical school at Mercer University School of Medicine. He completed residency and forensic fellowship training at Emory University School of Medicine. He also held the distinction of serving as Chief Resident in psychiatry at Emory University Hospital.  After training, he co-founded Psychiatric Associates of Atlanta.

In his clinical practice, Dr. Norman treats a wide variety of mental health issues utilizing both psychopharmacology and psychotherapy. He was one of a dozen psychiatrists in Atlanta selected for inclusion in Atlanta Super Doctors®.

In his forensic practice, Dr. Norman has consulted in over 1000 psychiatric cases. He has been qualified as an expert witness over 150 times in state and federal jurisdictions, including capital cases.

Dr. Norman has continued teaching as an Adjunct Associate Professor at Emory University School of Medicine in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. He also teaches on psychiatric topics to a wide range of audiences through lectures and seminars.

Appointed by Georgia's governor in 2019, Dr. Norman serves as a member of the Georgia Composite Medical Board.  He is a past president of the Georgia Psychiatric Physicians Association (GPPA) and currently serves on the Board of Trustees, Continuing Education Committee, and the Awards Committee. He is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) and has served on the APA's Joint Commission on Public Affairs Committee, the APA's Committee of Early Career Psychiatrists, and the APA Assembly.  He is board-certified in General Psychiatry with added qualifications in Forensic Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Inc.

Dr. Norman was GPPA's 2015 Psychiatrist of the Year and was previously awarded the American Psychiatric Leadership Fellowship.

Psychiatric Evaluation

Psychiatric Associates of Atlanta takes pride in conducting each forensic psychiatric evaluation with the highest level of integrity and objectivity.

Civil Evaluations

  • Psychiatric disability
  • Workers' compensation
  • Fitness for duty
  • Psychiatric malpractice
  • Competence and guardianship
  • Psychiatric injury
  • Testamentary capacity

Criminal Evaluations

  • Competency to stand trial
  • Criminal responsibility (insanity)
  • Mitigation
  • Sentencing
  • Violence Risk Assessment
  • Competency to waive Miranda

Our Convenient Atlanta Office

Our Atlanta Buckhead office is located in Piedmont Center in building 12. Piedmont Center is easily accessible from Interstate 85, Interstate 75, Interstate 285 (Perimeter), Georgia 400, Roswell Road and Peachtree Street. Piedmont Center is also located conveniently near the MARTA Buckhead Station.

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3495 Piedmont Road, NE
Building 12, Suite 410
Atlanta, GA 30305

Telephone: 404-495-5900
Fax: 404-495-5901