Photo of David  Mischoulon, MD, PhD

Mischoulon, David, MD, PhD

  • Director of Research, DCRP


Accepting New Patients




Clinical Interests
  • Mood disorders
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Acupuncture
  • Complementary and alternative medicine
Medical Education
  • PhD, Boston University
  • MD, Boston University School of Medicine
  • Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications
  • Psychiatry
Foreign Languages
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna Health Inc.
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Care 65
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Managed Care
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Partners Plus
  • 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

Edit Profile


David Mischoulon is an Associate Psychiatrist at Massachusetts General Hospital, an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, and the Director of Research and Alternative Remedy Studies at the Depression Clinical and Research Program at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Mischoulon graduated from the combined MD-PhD program at Boston University School of Medicine in 1994, and then interned in preliminary medicine at Carney Hospital from 1994-1995. From 1995-1998 he completed his residency in adult psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital, where he served as Chief Resident in Psychopharmacology. Dr Mischoulo's research has focused on various areas of depression, including complementary and alternative medicine. He is also an accredited medical acupuncturist and is carrying out studies of acupuncture as a treatment for depression. He has received two NARSAD Young Investigator awards, and a K-23 mentored award from NCCAM to study omega-3 fatty acids in the treatment of depression. He has also received an R01 grant from the NIH to continue his work on omega-3 fatty acids for depression. Dr. Mischoulon has authored or co-authored more than 100original articles, review articles, and book chapters, and has also co-edited a textbook on natural medications for psychiatric disorders. He has been an invited speaker at various sites around the country and internationally, and has won several awards. Dr. Mischoulon teaches and supervises residents and medical students, and lectures in various MGH Psychiatry Academy continuing medical education courses.

Edit Profile

News & Events


Depression Clinical & Research Program
50 Staniford Street
6th Floor
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-726-8895
Fax: 617-724-3028

Edit Profile

Back to Top