Owen Pickus, D.O., Esq.
Dr. Owen Pickus is a native of Brooklyn, NY. He graduated Cum Laude from Brooklyn College in 1971 with an honors degree in Psychology and a member of the national honor society, Psi Chi with a 4.0 in Psychology. He went to graduate school, attending Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine with a New York state Regent Scholarship. After graduating medical school, Dr. Pickus did his residency and internship at Metropolitan Hospital in Philadelphia, where he then completed a fellowship in Internal Medicine, Oncology and Hematology at Temple University. Dr. Pickus is a board certified physician in internal medicine, hematology and oncology. Dr. Pickus owned and operated his medical practice, Maine Centers for Healthcare, for nearly 40 years. He has had the distinction of serving on many Boards including the University of New England for over 22 years. Dr. Pickus served as the Chairperson for the state Advisory Board for AIDS and HIV in the 1980’s for Governor McKernan. For years, Dr. Pickus was a medical consultant on WGME television called Ask The Doctor and on WGAN radio on a weekly show called Healthline.
In 2004, Attorney Pickus attended the University of Maine earning a J.D. degree and became a member of the Maine and Massachusetts Bar in 2008. Since that time, Attorney Pickus has devoted his time and energy with a focus on civil litigation, mainly, medical malpractice.
Attorney Owen Pickus has the distinction of winning and settling some of the largest malpractice cases in the history of the State of Maine resulting in millions of dollars for his clients. Attorney Pickus has the largest malpractice verdict in Maine state history, 9.7 million dollars.
Awards & Distinctions
- Lawyers of Distinction 2019 – Recognizing Excellence in Medical Malpractice Law
- The National Trial Lawyers 2017 – Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Lawyers
- Top Attorneys of New England 2017 – Rising Star
- Top Attorneys of New England 2018 – Rising Star
- Top Attorneys of New England 2018 – Outstanding Young Lawyers