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Albert S. Yeung, MD

  • Director of Primary Care Research at Depression Clinical and Research Program at Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

617-726-8895

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Overview

Specializes in treatment of depression.

Departments

Psychiatry

Clinical Interests
  • Depression
  • Culturally sensitive treatment of depression for underserved
  • populations and Asian Americans.
  • Depression treatment using complementary and alternative
  • medicine, including acupuncture, tai chi, and qigong.
Medical Education
  • MD, National Taiwan University Medical College
  • Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications
  • Psychiatry
Foreign Languages
  • Mandarin Chinese
  • Cantonese/Yue
Locations
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna Health Inc.
  • Beech Street
  • 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

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
Adult
Gender
Male

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Biography

Dr. Albert Yeung obtained his medical degree from National Taiwan University. He also obtained a Doctor of Science degree with a major in epidemiology from Harvard School of Public Health.
He completed residency training in psychiatry at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH).

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Research & Publications

Research Summary

Dr. Yeung's major research interests include integrating primary care and mental health services to improve treatment of depression, mental health issues of under-served populations, and the use of complementaryand alternative methods in treating mood and anxiety disorders.

He received a research training award from the Program for Minority Research Training in Psychiatry of the American Psychiatric Association Office of Research. In 2003,he was awarded a "Partners in Excellence Award" from Partners HealthCare, Inc. for his contributions to a project on improving treatment fordepressed patients in primary care. 

Heis the recipient of a Career Development Award (2003-2008), and a RO1 ResearchAward, both from the National Institute of Mental Health.

He has authored or co-authored more than 50 original articles and book chapters, and a book on self-management of depression.

Publications

View my most recent publications at PubMed

Yeung A, Chang D, Gresham RL, Nierenberg AA, Fava M. Illness beliefs of depressed Chinese Yeung A, Kam R.  Culturally Sensitive Approach to Discussing Psychiatric Diagnoses with Less Acculturated Chinese Immigrants.  Transculture Psychiatry 45 (4): 531-552, 2008.
Yeung A, Shyu I, Fisher L, Wu S, Yang H, Fava M L, Yang H, Fava M.  Culturally Sensitive  Collaborative Treatment (CSCT) for Depressed Chinese Americans in Primary Care.  American Journal of Public Health American Journal of Public Health 2010;100 (12) 2397-2402.

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Contact

Depression Clinical and Research Program
One Bowdoin Square
6th Floor
Boston MA, 02114-2790
Phone: 617-726-8895

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