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General Adult Psychiatry and Psychotherapy Program

Tufts MC Psychiatry in Boston offers general psychiatry and psychotherapy to provide evaluation and therapy for the full range of mental health problems.
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Doctors + Care Team

Albert John Sargent III, MD

Albert John Sargent III, MD

Title(s): Chief, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; Vice Chair, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Appt. Phone: 617-636-8768
Fax #: 617-636-4852

Consultation psychiatry, family therapy, international adoption, eating disorders

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Paul Summergrad, MD

Paul Summergrad, MD

Title(s): Psychiatrist-in-Chief; Dr. Frances S. Arkin Professor and Chairman, Department of Psychiatry, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Psychiatry
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5773
Fax #: 617-636-8442

Medical psychiatry, mood and anxiety disorders, geriatric psychiatry, psychopharmacology, psychotherapy, clinical, organizational, executive and forensic consultations

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David A. Adler, MD

David A. Adler, MD

Title(s): Senior Psychiatrist; Director, Mental Health Services Research Group; Senior Scientist, The Center for Health Solutions; Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Psychiatry
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5731
Fax #: 617-636-4852

Individual and couples psychotherapy, mental health services research, education, treatment of mood and personality disorders, business executive evaluation, consultation and treatment, primary care psychiatry

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George S. Sigel, MD

George S. Sigel, MD

Title(s): Program Director, South Boston Behavioral Health; Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Psychiatry
Appt. Phone: 617-268-1700
Fax #: 617-268-1991

Community psychiatry, chronic mental health, forensic psychiatry, geriatric psychiatry, addictions

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Gregory F. Oxenkrug, MD, PhD

Gregory F. Oxenkrug, MD, PhD

Title(s): Director of Psychiatry and Inflammation Program; Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Psychiatry
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5766
Fax #: 617-636-4852

Circadian rhythm disorders, adult general psychiatry, psychopharmacology

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Hope E. Schreiber, PsyD, ABPP/CN

Hope E. Schreiber, PsyD, ABPP/CN

Title(s): Neuropsychologist/Psychologist; Director, Neuropsychology Program; Director, College Learning Disorders/Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Program; Associate Clinical Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5774
Fax #: 617-636-4852

Neurodevelopmental disorders in children, adolescents and adults including autistic spectrum disorders, ADHD, LD and genetic disorders, neuropsychological consequences of medical and metabolic disorders, transplant patients, dementias and other neurodegenerative disorders, sports-related head injury, infectious disease (HIV, Lyme, etc.), psychiatric disorders and complex differential diagnosis

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Judith E. Robinson, MD

Judith E. Robinson, MD

Title(s): Medical Director, College Learning and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Program; Attending Psychiatrist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Appt. Phone: 617-636-8762
Fax #: 617-636-4852

ADD, ADHD, adolescent psychiatry, women’s issues, mood disorders, individual psychotherapy and psychopharmacology

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L.K. George Hsu, MD

L.K. George Hsu, MD

Title(s): Director, Eating Disorders Program; Director, Asian Psychiatry Program; Attending Psychiatrist; Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Psychiatry
Appt. Phone: 617-636-7584
Fax #: 617-636-4852

Eating disorders, Asian psychiatry

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Manuel N. Pacheco, MD

Manuel N. Pacheco, MD

Title(s): Chief, Consultation/Liaison Service; Chief, Emergency Service; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine; Adjunct Lecturer, Boston University School of Medicine
Department(s): Psychiatry
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5731
Fax #: 617-636-4852

Consultation psychiatry, medical psychiatry, addiction psychiatry, disaster psychiatry, capacity evaluation, ethics consultation, drug interactions

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Nassir Ghaemi, MD, MPH

Nassir Ghaemi, MD, MPH

Title(s): Attending Psychiatrist; Professor of Psychiatry and Pharmacology, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Psychiatry
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5766
Fax #: 617-636-4852

Adult psychiatry

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