About Yoshio Kaneko, MD

Dr. Yoshio Kaneko is a psychiatrist at the Massachusetts General Hospital, where he serves as the Director of the Transitional Age Youth clinic and in the First-Episode and Early Psychosis Program.  In these roles, he provides direct clinical care to patients as well as supervises and teaches adult psychiatry residents.  He is also a staff psychiatrist at Newton-Wellesley Hospital and an Instructor in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Kaneko earned his BA in neurobiology at Harvard University and his MD at Yale University. He completed his residency in adult psychiatry at Brigham and Women's Hospital and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and his fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital and McLean Hospital. Dr. Kaneko's clinical and research interests include transitional age youth, college mental health, and schizophrenia.

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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, Yale University School of Medicine
  • Residency, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital
  • Residency, Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Fellowship, Massachusetts General 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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