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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Child Outpatient Psychiatry Dept.
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696
Phone: 617-726-2725

Medical Education

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

American Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Child & Adolescent Psy., American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Accepted Insurance Plans

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