Susan Himes, PhD
Susan Himes, PhD
Instructor Harvard Medical School
Clinical Assistant Professor Brown Medical School
Instructor Mayo Clinic
Waltham, MAPhone: 617-726-2000
Boston, MAPhone: 617-726-4400
About Susan Himes, PhD
Dr. Susan Himes is a clinical research psychologist with dual appointments in the Department of Psychiatry and the Weight Center at Massachusetts General Hospital and is an Instructor at Harvard Medical School. She received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology with a specialization in eating disorders at the University of South Florida. She completed her internship at Temple Health Sciences Center and the Temple Center for Obesity Research and Education, followed by a clinical postdoctoral fellowship in health psychology specializing in psychological and behavioral treatment for obesity and bariatric surgery at the Mayo Clinic. She completed a 1 year NIH investigator funded research fellowship at the Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center at the Miriam Hospital and Brown University, followed by a clinical staff psychologist position at the Rhode Island Hospital and Brown Medical School where she became Assistant Clinical Professor.
- Bariatric surgery
- Binge eating disorders (BED), emotionally-triggered eating
- Weight loss
- Weight regain after bariatric surgery
Mass General Obstetrics & Gynecology at Mass General Waltham
52 Second Ave.
Waltham, MA 02451
Mass General Digestive Healthcare Center: Weight Center
50 Staniford St.
Boston, MA 02114
- PhD, University of South Florida
- Fellowship, Mayo Clinic
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- Aetna Health Inc.
- Beacon Health - ACD
- Beacon Health - PBO
- Beech Street
- Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Care 65
- Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
- Blue Cross Blue Shield - Managed Care
- Blue Cross Blue Shield - Partners Plus
- Cigna Behavioral Health
- Commonwealth Care Alliance
- Great-West Healthcare (formally One Health Plan)
- Health Care Value Management (HCVM)
- Humana/Choice Care PPO
- Maine Community Health Options (MCHO)
- Medicare - ACD
- Medicare ACO - ACD
- Medicare ACO - PBO
- OSW - Maine
- OSW - New Hampshire
- Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
- Senior Whole Health
- Tufts Health Plan
- United Behavioral Health
- United Behavioral Health - MGH
- Well Sense Pediatrics
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Dr. Himes research interests include the incorporation of treatments for mood and emotional dysregulation in behavioral weight management approaches; interventions to treat disordered eating, weight regain, and complications in the bariatric population; studying the relationship between binge eating and depression; and interventions to improve behavioral adherence and weight maintenance in bariatric patients.
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