About John Tyson, MD

Dr. Tyson is an Assistant in Psychiatry at the Massachusetts General Hospital and Instructor in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA. He is a graduate of the Massachusetts General/Mclean Hospital Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Residency Training Program, and did his adult psychiatry training at the Harvard Longwood Psychiatry Residency Training Program, in Boston, MA. Dr. Tyson is a graduate of the University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine (2007), and received his Bachelor of Science in biology from University of Miami College of Arts and Sciences (2004).

At Massachusetts General Hospital, Dr. Tyson serves as attending psychiatrist in the First Episode and Early Psychosis Program (FEPP) in the MGH Schizophrenia Program. His clinical interests including diagnostic assessments of adolescents with psychosis and phenomenology of schizophrenia spectrum disorders.

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Mass General Psychiatry: Acute Psychiatry Service
55 Fruit St.
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-726-2000

Mass General Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
55 Fruit St.
Yawkey Center for Outpatient Care
Suite 6A
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-724-5600

Medical Education

  • MD, University of Miami School of Medicine
  • Residency, Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Residency, Harvard Longwood Psychiatry Residency Training Program
  • Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Residency, McLean Hospital

American Board Certifications

  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

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