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John W. Tyson, MD


Accepting New Patients




Centers & Specialties

MassGeneral Hospital for Children

Clinical Interests
  • First Episode and Early Psychosis
  • Emergency psychiatry
Medical Education
  • MD, University of Miami School of Medicine
  • Residency, Harvard Longwood Psychiatry Residency Training Program|Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital|Residency, McLean Hospital
Board Certifications
  • Psychiatry
  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Existing Patients
Patient Gateway
Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna Health Inc.
  • 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
  • BMC HealthNet Mass Health MCO/ACO
  • Cigna Behavioral Health
  • Commonwealth Care Alliance
  • Great-West Healthcare (formally One Health Plan)
  • Health Care Value Management (HCVM)
  • Humana/Choice Care PPO
  • MassHealth
  • Medicare
  • Medicare - ACD
  • OSW - Connecticut
  • OSW - Maine
  • OSW - New Hampshire
  • OSW - Rhode Island
  • OSW - Vermont
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Railroad Medicare - ACD
  • Senior Whole Health
  • TriCare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Behavioral Health
  • United Behavioral Health - MGH
  • Well Sense Pediatrics

Note: This provider may accept more insurance plans than shown; please call the practice to find out if your plan is accepted.

Patient Age Group
Pediatric and Adult
Provider Gender


Dr. Tyson is an Assistant in Psychiatry at the Massachusetts General Hospital and Instructor in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA. He is a graduate of the Massachusetts General/Mclean Hospital Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Residency Training Program, and did his adult psychiatry training at the Harvard Longwood Psychiatry Residency Training Program, in Boston, MA. Dr. Tyson is a graduate of the University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine (2007), and received his Bachelor of Science in biology from University of Miami College of Arts and Sciences (2004).

At Massachusetts General Hospital, Dr. Tyson serves as attending psychiatrist in the First Episode and Early Psychosis Program (FEPP) in the MGH Schizophrenia Program. His clinical interests including diagnostic assessments of adolescents with psychosis and phenomenology of schizophrenia spectrum disorders.


Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696
Phone: 617-724-5600
Acute Psychiatry Service
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696
Phone: 617-726-2466

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