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Paul Summergrad, MD


Programs + Specialties
Training + Education State University of New York at Buffalo; Boston City Hospital; Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications Psychiatry, Internal Medicine, Psychosomatic Medicine, Geriatric Psychiatry
NPI # 1720199821
Gender Male
Accepted Insurances View Accepted Insurances at Tufts MC + Floating Hospital

Locations + Directions

Tufts Medical Center
Pratt Building, 3rd Floor
800 Washington St.
Box 1007
Boston, MA 02111
Phone #: 617-636-5773
Fax #: 617-636-8442

Honors + Awards

2012, "Top Doctor," Boston Magazine
2012, "Top Doctor" and in top 1% in the nation in his specialty, U.S. News & World Report


Paul Summergrad, MD, is Psychiatrist-in-Chief for Tufts Medical Center and Dr. Frances S. Arkin Professor and Chairman of Psychiatry and Professor of Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine and Chairman of the Tufts Medical Center Physicians Organization. He is President of the American Association of Chairs of Departments of Psychiatry representing all medical school departments of psychiatry in the United States and Canada, and Chair of the American Hospital Association Governing Council for Psychiatry and Substance Abuse Services.

He serves as the Chair of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) Board of Trustees Ad Hoc Workgroup on the Role of Psychiatry in Healthcare Reform and served as a member of the APA DSM 5 Scientific Review Committee. An internist and psychiatrist, he is board-certified in Psychiatry, Internal Medicine, Psychosomatic Medicine and Geriatric Psychiatry.

News, Media + Videos

Paul Summergrad, MD, Chairman of Psychiatry at Tufts Medical Center in Boston.

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