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Timothy (Tim) Edwin Wilens, MD

  • Chief, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Co-Director, Center for Addiction Medicine
  • Director, Substance Abuse Services in Pediatric Psychopharmacology

617-724-5600

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Overview

Departments

Psychiatry

Centers & Specialties

MassGeneral Hospital for Children

Clinical Interests
  • Psychopharmacology (pediatric)
  • Psychopharmacology (Adult)
  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
  • Substance use disorders
Medical Education
  • MD, University of Michigan Medical School
  • Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications
  • Psychiatry
  • Addiction Psychiatry
  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Locations
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna Health Inc.
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Managed Care
  • Great-West Healthcare (formally One Health Plan)
  • Health Care Value Management (HCVM)
  • Humana/Choice Care PPO
  • MassHealth
  • Medicare
  • Medicare - ACD
  • OSW - Maine
  • OSW - New Hampshire
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Senior Whole Health
  • TriCare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Behavioral Health
  • United Behavioral Health - MGH

Note: This provider may accept more insurance plans than shown; please call the practice to find out if your plan is accepted.

Patient Age Group
Pediatric and Adult
Gender
Male

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Biography

Dr. Timothy Wilens is Chief, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Co-Director, Center for Addiction medicine at the MGH.  He is also Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts.  Dr. Wilens earned his BS in literature, science, and arts at the University of Michigan Honors College and his MD at the University of Michigan Medical School in Ann Arbor. His residency in child, adolescent, adult, and addiction psychiatry was completed at Massachusetts General Hospital under the auspices of Harvard Medical School in Boston.

Dr. Wilens' research interests include the relationship among attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), bipolar disorder, and substance use disorders; and the pharmacotherapy of ADHD and juvenile bipolar disorder across the lifespan. His peer-reviewed articles concerning these and related topics number more than 275, and are published in prestigious journals such as the American Journal of Psychiatry, Archives of General Psychiatry, and Pediatrics. Dr. Wilens has also published more than 80book chapters, and 300 abstracts and presentations for national and international scientific meetings.

Dr. Wilens is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, serves as a scientific reviewer for 25journals, and is active in a number of other local and national professional societies. Dr. Wilens is named consistently among "The Best of Boston" in Child/Adult Psychiatry and "The Best Doctors in America."

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Research & Publications

Publications

View my most recent publications at PubMed

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News & Events

Contact

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
55 Fruit Street
Boston MA, 02114-2696
Phone: 617-724-5600
Fax: 617-724-3742

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