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M Wagdi M Attia, M.D.

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Languages: English, Arabic

Expertise: Adult Psychiatry, Bipolar Disorder, Depression, Drug Dependence, Opoid Pharmacology, Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)


Wagdi Attia MDPhD

604 S Frederick Ave
Gaithersburg, MD 20877 map


Dr. Wagdi M. Attia is a psychiatrist affiliated with Sibley Memorial Hospital. Dr. Attia is certified in psychiatry and neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He also has a private practice in Gaithersburg, Md. 

Dr. Attia has a psychiatric expertise in depression, bi-polar disorder and pharmaco-psychiatry. He is certified in the treatment of narcotics, heroin detoxification and dependence, as well as psychotic spectrum. Dr. Attia is a trained provider of NeuroStar TMS Therapy, a non-invasive treatment for depression. 

Dr. Attia earned his medical degree from Ain Shams University in Cairo. He completed residencies in psychiatry at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and Howard University Hospital. Dr. Attia also completed a fellowship in immunology at the National Hospital for Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation, as well as an allergy fellowship at Georgetown University Hospital. 

Dr. Attia has been named a Top MD by Washingtonian Magazine for several years. more

Departments / Divisions

  • Psychiatry at Sibley Memorial Hospital



  • MD, Ain Shams University (1968)


  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center / Psychiatry (1993)
  • Howard University Hospital / Psychiatry (1994)


  • National Hospital for Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation / Immunology (1982)
  • MedStar Georgetown University Medical Center / Allergy (1986)
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