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Thomas J. Spencer, MD

Assistant Director, Pediatric Psychopharmacology Unit

  • Phone: 617-724-5600
Departments
Department of Psychiatry

Specialties

  • MassGeneral Hospital for Children
  • Psychiatry
Clinical Interests
Psychopharmacology (pediatric)
Locations
Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Medical Education
MD, University of Wisconsin Medical School
Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
Residency, Tufts Medical Center
Board Certifications
Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Gender
Male
Patient Age Group
Adult and pediatric
Accepting New Patients
Yes

Biography

Dr. Spencer is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and the Assistant Chief of the Pediatric Psychopharmacology Research Program at Massachusetts General Hospital. Before joining Massachusetts General Hospital, Dr Spencer was the Head of the Clinical Team, Child and Adolescent Division, of the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health. His research and clinical interests have focused on the effectiveness and safety of standard and novel pharmacologic treatments of Attention-Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) throughout the life-cycle.

Dr. Spencer has been a co-investigator in Dr. Biederman's longitudinal and family-genetic studies of ADHD. In addition, Dr. Spencer is the Principal Investigator in an NIMH funded project that examines the translation of improvement in ADHD symptoms into increased functional capacities and quality of life in adults with ADHD. Dr. Spencer has published over 90 scientific articles and over 30 book chapters and is on the Editorial Board of a number of Journals.

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696

Phone: 617-724-5600
Phone 2: 617-726-2725
Fax: 617-726-7541

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696

Phone: 617-724-5600
Phone 2: 617-726-2725
Fax: 617-726-7541

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