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Robert J. (Robert) Waldinger, MD

  • Phone: 617-643-4339
Departments
Department of Psychiatry
Locations
Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Medical Education
MD, Harvard Medical School
Residency, McLean Hospital
Board Certifications
Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Gender
Male
Foreign Languages
Spanish
Patient Age Group
Adult
Accepting New Patients
Yes

Biography

Dr. Robert Waldinger is Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, Director of the Center for Psychodynamic Therapy and Research at Massachusetts General Hospital, and Director of the Study of Adult Development. The Study has studied the lives of 2 groups of men for over 70 years. Dr. Waldinger is now adding neuroscience measures to the Study to better understand the ways that life experience and neurobiology interact to foster healthy aging.

Dr. Waldinger received his A.B. from Harvard College and his M.D. from Harvard Medical School. He is the author of numerous scientific papers as well as two books: Psychiatry for Medical Students (American Psychiatric Press, 1984, 1991, 1997), and Effective Psychotherapy with Borderline Patients: Case Studies (Macmillan, 1987). He is a practicing psychiatrist and psychoanalyst, he teaches Harvard medical students and psychiatry residents, and he is on the faculty of the Boston Psychoanalytic Institute.

Psychiatry-Outpatient Services
15 Parkman Street
Boston, MA 02114-3117

Phone: 617-643-4339
Phone 2: 617-643-7401
Fax: 617-726-7541

Psychiatry-Outpatient Services
15 Parkman Street
Boston, MA 02114-3117

Phone: 617-643-4339
Phone 2: 617-643-7401
Fax: 617-726-7541

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