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Psychiatrist-in-Chief; Dr. Frances S. Arkin Professor and Chairman, Department of Psychiatry, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department + Services
Clinical Focus Areas
Medical psychiatry, mood and anxiety disorders, geriatric psychiatry, psychopharmacology, psychotherapy, clinical, organizational, executive and forensic consultations
Seeing Patients In
Tufts Medical Center
Pratt Building, 3rd Floor
800 Washington St.
Boston, MA 02111
Phone #: 617-636-5773
Fax #: 617-636-8442
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.