Famous Psychiatrists from the United States

List of notable or famous psychiatrists from the United States, with bios and photos, including the top psychiatrists born in the United States and even some popular psychiatrists who immigrated to the United States. If you're trying to find out the names of famous American psychiatrists then this list is the perfect resource for you. These psychiatrists are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known psychiatrist from the United States is included when available.

List people include Charles Krauthammer, M. Scott Peck and many more.

This historic psychiatrists from the United States list can help answer the questions "Who are some American psychiatrists of note?" and "Who are the most famous psychiatrists from the United States?" These prominent psychiatrists of the United States may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected American psychiatrists.

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    • Birthplace: Providence, Rhode Island
    Aaron Temkin Beck is an American psychiatrist and a professor emeritus in the department of psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania. He is regarded as the father of cognitive therapy, and his ...more
  • Adolf Meyer
    Dec. at 83 (1866-1950)
    • Birthplace: Niederweningen, Zürich, Switzerland
    Adolf Meyer (September 13, 1866 – March 17, 1950) was a psychiatrist who rose to prominence as the first psychiatrist-in-chief of the Johns Hopkins Hospital (1910-1941). He was president of the ...more
    • Birthplace: East Harlem, New York City, New York
    Alvin Francis Poussaint, M. D. is an American psychiatrist well known for his research on the effects of racism in the black community. He is a noted author, public speaker, and television ...more
  • Anne Love Smith

    Anne Love Smith

    Dec. at 68 (1940-2009)
    • Birthplace: Greenock, United Kingdom
    Anne Love Smith was a psychologist and social worker.
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York
    Arthur Michael Kleinman (born March 11, 1941) is an American psychiatrist and a professor of medical anthropology and cross-cultural psychiatry at Harvard University. He is well known for his work on ...more
  • Bruce D. Perry is an American psychiatrist, currently the Senior Fellow of the Child Trauma Academy in Houston, Texas and an Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Feinberg ...more