Daniel E. Buffington, PharmD, MBA, FAPhA

Florida , (Available Nationwide)

General Specialty


Specialty Focus

Adverse Side Effects
Autopsy & Postmortem Analysis
Capital Crimes
Court Ordered Clinical Evaluations
DEA & Controlled Substances
Drug Benefit Design and Medication Access
Drug Research & FDA Approval
Drug Screening & Test Analysis
Drug Trafficking & Deaths
DUI & Dramshop
Evidence – Sample Analysis
Medication Therapy Management
Mitigating Circumstances
Pain Management
Parenting and Child Custody
Pharmaceutical Marketing and Patents
Pharmacology & Toxicology
Prescribing And Dispensing Errors
Standard of Care “Prescribing”
Substance Use Disorders
Therapeutic Drug Monitoring

Primary Areas of Expertise

Pharmacy, Pharmacology, & Toxicology

Dr. Buffington is the President and Practice Director at Clinical Pharmacology Services, located in Tampa, FL. He is a Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology specialist and provides medication therapy management consulting, serves as a principal investigator for Phase II and III clinical trials, and manages a national drug information service that provides clinical consulting support for medical practices, health systems, health plans, laboratories, and government agencies. Throughout his career, he has been an active member in numerous professional associations including elected leadership (American Medical Association, American Pharmacists Association, American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, American College of Clinical Pharmacology, American College of Clinical Pharmacy, American Society of Consultant Pharmacists, and numerous others). He is also a certified Drug Diversion Investigator (NADDI).  Dr. Buffington’s practice also includes a forensic pharmacology division that supports medical examiners, law enforcement, courts, and attorneys. He has over 35 years of experience as a clinical practitioner and expert  witness in healthcare law pertaining to clinical pharmacology, toxicology, pharmacy and medical malpractice, substance use disorders, capital crimes (aggravating & mitigation circumstances), long term care, child custody, criminal, civil, patents, regulatory, and intellectual property cases. His work includes cases in state, federal, and military jurisdictions.  He is a consultant to clinical and forensic laboratories, law enforcement, government agencies (local, military, state, and federal). He is a faculty member at the University of South Florida’s Colleges of Medicine and Pharmacy and has numerous other academic affiliations.



  • Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) – Mercer University
  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) – Mercer University
  • Pharmacy Practice Residency – Emory University
  • Clinical Pharmacology Fellowship – Emory University





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