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Dr. James Griffith, MD

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    Overview

    James L. Griffith, MD is a Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at The GWU School of Medicine and Health Sciences in Washington, DC. Dr. Griffith received his M.D. in 1976, followed by Neurology Residency and an MS in Neurophysiology at the University of Mississippi School of Medicine in 1979. He completed Psychiatry Residency at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School in 1983, followed by a Clinical and Research Fellowship in 1985. Dr. Griffith has developed a model of psychiatric residency training that balances biological and psychosocial therapies in the treatment of patients within their family, community, and cultural contexts. He provides psychiatric treatment for immigrants, refugees, and survivors of political torture in the Program for Survivors of Torture and Severe Trauma (PSTT) at Northern Virginia Family Services. Under his leadership, the GWU Dept. of Psychiatry has become nationally recognized for its excellence in global mental health, psychotherapy training, neurosciences education, and psychosomatic medicine. In his clinical practice at The GW Medical Faculty Associates, he treats psychosomatic disorders, psychiatric complications of medical illnesses, and other problems of couples and families. He has been named a Washingtonian magazine Top Doctor.
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    Medical Specialties and Areas of Expertise

    Psychiatrist

    Education & Training

    Mass Gen Hosp, Psychiatry; University Hosp, Neurology; Vanderbilt Univ Med Ctr, General Surgery (Residency)

    Vanderbilt University Medical Center Program (Residency)

    Other Degree - University of Ms Sch of Med, Jackson Ms

    Medical Degree - University of Mississippi School of Medicine

    Board Certifications

    American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

    Insurances

    Please contact Dr. Griffith's office to confirm accepted insurance plans.

    Locations

    GW Psychiatry - Downtown

    2120 L Street

    Suite 600

    Washington, DC 20037

    (202) 741-2900

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is James Griffith accepting new patients?

    Yes, James Griffith is accepting new patients at this time.

    Does James Griffith offer online booking?

    Please contact Dr. Griffith's office at (202) 741-2900 for information about online booking, telehealth, or to schedule an appointment.

    Does James Griffith offer telehealth appointments?

    Please contact Dr. Griffith's office at (202) 741-2900 for information telehealth appointment availability or for scheduling assistance.

    Which language(s) does James Griffith speak?

    James Griffith speaks English.

    Which board certifications does James Griffith have?

    James Griffith is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

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