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Steven A Polakoff, M.D.

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Expertise: Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) , Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)

Locations

Steven A Polakoff MD

5530 Wisconsin AVE
Suite 852
Chevy Chase, MD 20815 map

Sibley Memorial Hospital

5255 Loughboro Road NW
Washington, DC 20016 map

Background

Dr. Steven A. Polakoff is a psychiatrist affiliated with Sibley Memorial Hospital. Dr. Polakoff is certified in psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He has a private practice in Chevy Chase, Md.

Dr. Polakoff has an expertise in electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) and transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS). He was previously certified in geriatric psychiatry for 20 years.

Dr. Polakoff earned his medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine. He completed an internship in internal medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, followed by a residency in psychiatry at Massachusetts Mental Health Center.

Dr. Polakoff has been named a Top Psychiatrist and a Top Therapist for Psychopharmacology by Washingtonian Magazine. He has also been named a Top MD by Consumers’ Checkbook Magazine and a Top Doctor in the Washington, D.C., Baltimore and Washington-Baltimore areas by Castle Connolly.

Dr. Polakoff has contributed to numerous presentations and publications on psychiatry topics.

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Departments / Divisions

  • Psychiatry at Sibley Memorial Hospital

Education

Degrees

  • MD, Georgetown University School of Medicine (1981)

Residencies

  • Massachusetts Mental Health Center / Psychiatry (1985)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology / Psychiatry (1987)
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