About John Worthington, MD

I am a psychiatrist seeing adult outpatients. I spend half of my time seeing patients in clinical research trials and half of my time seeing patients in our clinic.

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Mass General Psychiatry: Center for Anxiety and Traumatic Stress Disorders
One Bowdoin Square
6th Floor
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 866-449-6779

Medical Education

  • MD, Georgetown University School of Medicine
  • Residency, University of North Carolina School of Medicine
  • Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital

American Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

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Dr. Worthington's areas of clinical research interests include the effects of alcohol and substance use on mood and anxiety disorders, acute and long-term treatment of patients with panic disorder and depression, development of novel pharmacologic agents for mood and anxiety disorders, and uses of combined cognitive-behavioral and pharmacologic therapies for treatment-refractory patients. Currently, Dr. Worthington is an investigator on several National Institutes of Mental Health studies. Amongst them is one involving the course of treatment-refractory social phobia and another one involves treatment strategies for posttraumatic stress disorder. He is also an investigator in numerous phase II and phase III clinical trials sponsored by several pharmaceutical companies. He has published over 140 articles, reviews and posters and he lectures in national and international forums.

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