Dr. Ryan S. Shugarman, MD, Psychiatrist
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Dr. Ryan S. Shugarman, MD

Psychiatrist | Psychiatry

4/5(18)
901 N Washington St Ste 601 Alexandria VA, 22314
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4/5

About

Dr. Ryan Shugarman is a clinical and forensic psychiatrist practicing in Alexandria, VA. He is a medical doctor specializing in the care of patients seeking counseling and/or medication management for emotional distress or mental health conditions. As a psychiatrist, Dr. Shugarman diagnoses and treats mental illnesses. Dr. Shugarman may treat patients through a variety of methods including medications, psychotherapy or talk therapy, psychosocial interventions and more, depending on each individual case. Different medications that a psychiatrist might prescribe include antidepressants, antipsychotic mediations, mood stabilizers, stimulants, sedatives and hypnotics. Dr. Shugarman treats conditions like depression, anxiety, OCD, bipolar disorder, insomnia, ADHD, and other mental illnesses.

Education and Training

U. of Pittsburgh School of Med General Psychiatry Residency 2008

U. of Pittsburgh School of Med Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship 2009

University of Maryland School of Medicine M.D. 2004

Cornell University B.A. 1999

Board Certification

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology- Psychiatry

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology- Forensic Psychiatry

Psychiatry and NeurologyAmerican Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyABPN- 2009

Psychiatry and NeurologyAmerican Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyABPN- Forensic Psychiatry- 2011

Provider Details

MaleEnglish

Areas of expertise and specialization

Adult psychiatric conditions and forensic evaluationsGeneral and Forensic PsychiatryPsychiatry

Faculty Titles & Positions

  • Local, Regional and National Lecture and Public Speaking- Instructor -
  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry Georgetown University Hospital 11 - Present

Awards

  • Award for Outstanding Teaching American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law 
  • Finalist 2007 American Psychoanalytic Associations' Fellowship Program 

Treatments

  • Comprehensive Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Initial Comprehensive Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Medication Management
  • Pharmacotherapy
  • Pharmacogenetic Profile
  • Medication Management for Learning and Behavioral Disabilities
  • Medication Management, Alcohol Abuse, Anger Management And More
  • Individual Counseling And Psychotherapy
  • Individual Counseling
  • Psychotherapist
  • Psychotherapy
  • Psychotherapy - Individual
  • Psychotherapy For Adults
  • Anxiety And Depression
  • Attention Deficit Disorder
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (ptsd)
  • Forensic Consultations, Expert Witness Testimony, In Civil And Criminal Cases
  • Forensics

Professional Memberships

  • American Psychiatric Association  
  • American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law  
  • American Medical Association  

Fellowships

  • University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine / Western Psychiatric Institute & Clinic Forensic Psychiatry  2009

Experience & Accolades

  • Attending Forensic Psychiatrist2013 - 2013District of Columbia Department of Mental HealthThis part-time position involved conducting assessments of competency to stand trial for pretrial defendants enrolled in the District of Columbia Department of Mental Health’s Outpatient Competency Restoration Program (OCRP).
  • Attending Forensic Psychiatrist2009 - 2012Saint Elizabeths Hospital and District of Columbia Department of Mental HealthThis position entailed providing psychiatric care and performing forensic evaluations in both inpatient and outpatient settings. I also served as an instructor and supervisor for psychiatric fellows, residents, and medical students.
  • Distinguished Fellow2007American Psychiatric AssociationA member of this association since 2007, in 2018, I was inducted as a Distinguished Fellow of the APA.
  • Member2007American Academy of Psychiatry and the LawI am a general member and a member of the criminal behavior committee.
  • Member2009Washington Psychiatric SocietyFrom 2012 through 2014, I served as the Early Career Psychiatrist representative to the WPS.
  • Member2000American Medical AssociationGeneral member

Fellowships

  • University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (Forensic Psychiatry)

Professional Society Memberships

  • American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law

Dr. Ryan S. Shugarman, MD's Practice location

Shugarman Psychiatric & Counseling

901 N Washington St Ste 601 -
Alexandria, VA 22314
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