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Barnett, Shannon R., M.D.

Dr. Shannon Barnett

Assistant Professor
Director of Adolescent and Youth Programs
Division of Community Psychiatry
Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

Main Office Address

D-2-East, Room 241
Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
4940 Eastern Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21224

Phone 410-550-0086 / Fax 410-550-1748


Administrative Assistant

Melanie Haynes
Phone: 410-550-0018




Trinity University



University of Colorado


Psychiatry Residency

Duke University Medical Center


Child Psychiatry Fellowship

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Professional Interests  

  • Treatment of children and adolescents with severe mood lability
  • Impact on mood symptoms of treating co-morbid disorders such as communication disorders and learning disorders
  • Psychosocial treatments that can be used to augment psychopharmacologic treatments

Selected Publications

Barnett SR, dosReis S, Riddle MA, and The Maryland Youth Practice Improvement Committee For Mental Health.  Improving the management of acute aggression in state residential and impatient psychiatric facilities for youths.  J. Am. Acad. Child Adolesc. Psychiatry. 2002; 41(8):897-905. 

Barnett SR & Labellarte MJ.  Practical Assessment and Treatment of Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder.  Adolescent Psychiatry. 2002; 26:181-214. 

Barnett SR & Riddle MA.  Anxiolytics: benzodiazepines, buspirone, and others, in Pediatric Psychopharmacology.  Edited by Martin, Schahill, Charney, Leckman.  2003. New York, Oxford University Press: 341-352.

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