About Linda Zamvil, MD

Dr. Zamvil is triple board certified in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Adult Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine.  She sees many children, adolescents and adults with complex psychiatric and medical problems. She also supervises clinicians: psychiatrists (staff, residents and fellows), nurse practitioners, psychologists and social workers. In her clinical, administrative and teaching duties she is responsible for teaching at case conferences, demonstrations of interviewing techniques, and educating staff and trainees in clinical documentation that meets clinical and regulations standards. Colleagues and managed care organizations frequently ask for her consultations. Dr. Zamvil sees patients in the community in Morrisville and Stowe, Vermont. She consults daily with family physicians as part of integrating care in a Federally Qualified Health Center in rural Vermont and supervises over a dozen mental health providers. She lectures to physicians, mental health providers and schools about psychiatric disorders and has been asked to conduct webinars for Families for Depression Awareness on Teen Depression. Dr. Zamvil is fortunate to have three generations of families with serious mental illness in her practice, some of whom she has treated since her residency. Dr. Zamvil serves on the Clinical Advisory Board for Families for Depression Awareness, as well as Esperanza Magazine of Canada and USA. She is also on The Rural Psychiatry Committee of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and a clinical advisor to the Medicare Accountable Care Organization for the State of Vermont. She is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. Dr. Zamvil spends one day per week at MGH in the Yawkey Outpatient Child Psychiatry Clinic supervising and mentoring residents as well as directing the seminar in Social and Community Psychiatry.

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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, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
  • Residency, 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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Dr. Zamvil has conducted research on Bipolar Disorder in adults, adolescents and children as well as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Her psychopharmacologic studies have related to the efficacy and metabolism of Depakote and Lithium (including neuroimaging study). She has in the past received funding from Abbott Laboratories on work related to Depakote. She has presented and published in these areas.


  • Journal Articles

    Moore C, Demopoulos CM, Henry ME, Steingard R, Zamvil L, Katic A, Breeze JL, Moore JC, Cohen BM and Renshaw PF Brain-to-serum lithium ratio and age: An in vivo lithium magnetic resonance spectroscopy study Am J Psychiatry, July, 2002.

    Henry CA, Zamvil LS, Lam C, Rosenquist KJ, and Ghaemi SN. Long-term Outcome with Divalproex in Children and Adolescents with Bipolar Disorder. J Child and Adolesc Psychopharmaco,, 13:523-529, 2003.

    Books and Other Monographs/Chapter in a Book

    Zamvil L, and Falk W. Disorders of Bodyweight. In :Lazare A, editor. Outpatient Psychiatry (2nd edition). Baltimore: Williams and Wilkins, 1988.

    Chubinsky P, Gunnow C, and Zamvil L. Psychiatric Management of the Head Injred Patient. In: Jellinek MS,Herzog, DB, editors. The MGH Handbook on psychiatric Management of Medically Hospitalized Children. Yearbook Medical Publishers; 1989.

    Gold, S. Health Watch; Bipolar Disorder and Depression, Zamvil, L. Expert Reviewer. Enslow Publishers: 2000

    Zamvil L, and Cannon J. Polypharmacy in Children and Adolescents. In: Polypharmacy in Psychiatry, Ghaemi, N. editor. Marcel Dekker Publishing Compnay, 2002


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