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Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder, also known as manic-depressive illness, is a brain disorder that causes unusual shifts in mood, energy, activity levels, and the ability to carry out day-to-day tasks.

Programs + Services


Electroconvulsive Therapy

Tufts MC Psychiatry offers safe, effective Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) to patients with severe depression and other mood disorders in our Boston hospital.
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Mood Disorders Program

The Mood Disorders Program at Tufts MC in Boston provides evaluation and psychopharmacological therapy for depression and bipolar disorder.
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Doctors + Care Team

Annette Hanson, MD, MBA

Annette Hanson, MD, MBA

Title(s): Vice-Chair, Public Sector Psychiatry; Attending Psychiatrist; Assistant Clinical Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Psychiatry
Appt. Phone: 617-636-4781
Fax #: 617-636-4852

Adult psychiatry, psychopharmacology, psychotherapy

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Michael Gill, MD

Michael Gill, MD

Title(s): Attending Psychiatrist; Clinical Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Psychiatry
Appt. Phone: 617-268-1700
Fax #: 617-268-1991

Adult psychiatry

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Nassir Ghaemi, MD, MPH

Nassir Ghaemi, MD, MPH

Title(s): Director, Mood Disorder Clinic; Director, Psychopharmacology Consultation Clinic; Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Psychiatry
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5766
Fax #: 617-636-4852

Adult psychiatry

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Tufts Medical Center and Floating Hospital for Children have high quality care.

Quality + Safety

A world-class teaching hospital shouldn’t make you feel small.  At Tufts Medical Center the patient is at the center of everything that we do.  This means we’re committed to providing the highest quality of care in a safe, friendly environment.

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200 Years of Caring for the Community

Tufts Medical Center has been taking care of Boston and the surrounding community for more than 200 years.

Read about our enduring history