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Nassir Ghaemi, MD, MPH
Attending Psychiatrist; Professor of Psychiatry and Pharmacology, Tufts University School of Medicine
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Tufts Medical Center
Pratt Building, 3rd Floor
800 Washington St.
Boston, MA 02111
Phone #: 617-636-5766
Fax #: 617-636-4852
2021, "Top Doctor", Boston Magazine
2020, "Top Doctor," Boston Magazine
2018/2019, "Top Doctor," Boston Magazine
2017, "Top Doctor," Boston Magazine
Nassir Ghaemi, MD, is the Director of the Mood Disorder Program and the Psychopharmacology Consultation Clinic at Tufts Medical Center and a professor at Tufts University School of Medicine. Dr. Ghaemi’s clinical work and research has focused on depression and manic-depressive illness, particularly in exploring the role of antidepressants in the treatment of bipolar disorder.
He has published over 100 scientific articles and has written or edited eight books, including the critically acclaimed A First-Rate Madness: Uncovering the Links between Leadership and Mental Illness (2011), in which he examines positive aspects of mental illness in great historical leaders. Dr. Ghaemi serves on a number of editorial boards of psychiatric journals, is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, and is the former chairman of the Diagnostic Guidelines Task Force of the International Society for Bipolar Disorders (ISBD). He is board certified in Psychiatry and Neurology.