Skip Navigation
  Search Menu
Find an Expert


Shannon Barnett, M.D.

Photo of Dr. Shannon Barnett, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences


Expertise: 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

I live in Maryland

Request an appointment through MyChart!

I live outside of Maryland

Request Appointment

I live outside of the United States

Request Appointment


The Johns Hopkins Hospital (Main Entrance)


1800 Orleans St. Sheikh Zayed Tower Baltimore, MD 21287 map

Phone: 410-955-5335

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center


4940 Eastern Avenue Baltimore, MD 21224 map

Phone: 410-550-0104



  • Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences



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


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

Board Certifications

  • 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

  1. 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.
  2. Barnett SR & Labellarte MJ. Practical Assessment and Treatment of Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder. Adolescent Psychiatry. 2002; 26:181-214.
  3. 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.

  • ...Loading ratings...
  • ... 
  • ... 
  • ... 
  • ... 
  • ... 


Is this you? Edit Profile