“As a Baltimore Psychiatrist, I bring my academic background at The Johns Hopkins Hospital and extensive private practice experience to the treatment of my patients, combining both medication and counseling approaches.”

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Holidays Cause Social Anxiety to Surface

December 27th, 2017|Comments Off on Holidays Cause Social Anxiety to Surface

Dealing With Anxiety During the Holidays The holiday season is accompanied by many emotions and expectations. Gifting, family gatherings, office parties, school programs, social events and more are at an all-time high during this time [...]

Using Genetic Testing for Psychiatric Medication Selection

December 5th, 2017|Comments Off on Using Genetic Testing for Psychiatric Medication Selection

Genetic Testing for Psychiatric Medication in Baltimore I am a big fan of genetic testing and frequently utilize it in my practice. It allows for your unique genetic profile to be considered in medication decision-making. [...]

Antidepressants Work!

April 15th, 2012|Comments Off on Antidepressants Work!

Despite publications and media attention to the contrary, those of us in clinical practice, as well as our patients, have no doubt that antidepressants work. Confusion may arise because of the nature of FDA Registration [...]

New Antidepressant

May 21st, 2011|0 Comments

A new medication, vilazodone, has been approved by the FDA for the treatment of depression. It is going to be marketed under the brand name "Viibryd." It acts as an SSRI (see blog dated June [...]