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Gerald Nestadt, M.B, B.Ch., M.P.H.

The Rudolf Hoehn-Saric, M.D. and Evanne Hoehn-Saric, M.D.Dr. Gerald Nestadt
Professor of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder and Anxiety Disorders Research
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Director, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Program
Director, OCD Clinic


Dr. Gerald Nestadt is professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine with a joint appointment in the Department of Mental Hygiene at The Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health. He also serves as director of the Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Clinic at The Johns Hopkins Hospital.  Dr. Nestadt is the principal investigator of the OCD Family/Genetic Studies, where he is conducting research into genetic factors that may increase the susceptibility to OCD. 

With more than 20 years of experience treating patients with OCD and other psychiatric disorders as well as extensive experience conducting clinical research in psychiatry, he is an author of more than 160 peer reviewed publications and book chapters.

Dr. Nestadt received his medical degree from the University of Witwatersrand Medical School and a master’s in public health from The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Hygiene and Public Health.


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