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Nassir Ghaemi, MD, MPH


Overview

Training + Education Medical College of Virginia; Massachusetts General Hospital; McLean Hospital
Board Certifications Psychiatry, Neurology
NPI # 1003928102
Gender Male
Language(s) Farsi, Spanish
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 #: 617-636-5766
Fax #: 617-636-4852

Biography

Nassir Ghaemi, MD, is the Director of the Mood Disorder Program and the Psychopharmacology Consultation Clinic at Tufts Medical Center and a professor at Tufts University School of Medicine. Dr. Ghaemi’s clinical work and research has focused on depression and manic-depressive illness, particularly in exploring the role of antidepressants in the treatment of bipolar disorder.

He has published over 100 scientific articles and has written or edited eight books, including the critically acclaimed A First-Rate Madness: Uncovering the Links between Leadership and Mental Illness (2011), in which he examines positive aspects of mental illness in great historical leaders. Dr. Ghaemi serves on a number of editorial boards of psychiatric journals, is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, and is the former chairman of the Diagnostic Guidelines Task Force of the International Society for Bipolar Disorders (ISBD). He is board certified in Psychiatry and Neurology.

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