Shannon Barnett, M.D.

Headshot of Shannon Barnett
  • Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences


Adult Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Child Development and Behavioral Health, Child Psychiatry, Depression, Mood Disorders, Psychiatry, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences more

Request an Appointment

Insurance Information

Main Phone

Outside of Maryland & Washington D.C.

Request Appointment

International Patients

Request Appointment


The Johns Hopkins Hospital (Main Entrance)

Appointment Phone: 410-955-5335
1800 Orleans St.
Sheikh Zayed Tower
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-955-5335

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

Appointment Phone: 410-550-0104
4940 Eastern Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21224 map
Phone: 410-550-0104



  • Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Departments / Divisions



  • MD; University of Colorado Health Sciences Center (1995)


  • Psychiatry; Duke University School of Medicine (1998)
  • Child Psychiatry; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2000)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Child & Adolescent Psychiatry) (2002)
  • American Board of Psychiatry And Neurology (Psychiatry) (2001)

Research & Publications

Research Summary

  • 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

Patient Ratings & Comments

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to physician related questions on the national CG-CAHPS Medical Practice patient experience survey through Press Ganey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Comments are also gathered from our CG-CAHPS Medical Practice Survey through Press Ganey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

Is this you? Edit Profile
back to top button