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Pao, Maryland, M.D.

Assistant Professor

Main Office Address

Office of the Clinical Director, NIMH
NIH Building 10 Rm CRC6-5340
10 Center Drive
Bethesda, MD 20892-1276

Phone: 301-435-5770
Fax: 301-402-2588





The Johns Hopkins University



The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine


Pediatric Intern

The Johns Hopkins Hospital


Pediatric Residency

The Johns Hopkins Hospital


General Psychiatry Residency

The Johns Hopkins Hospital


Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Professional Interests

Consultation liaison psychiatry: coping with chronic illness, and pain management in children and adolescents; psychiatric issues in children and adolescents with HIV

Selected Publications

Silber T, Pao M. Somatization Disorders in Children and Adolescents. Pediatrics in Review. AAP Publications, 2003, 24:255-264.

Pao M, Lohman, C, Gracey G, Greenberg L.  Visual, Tactile and Phobic Hallucinations (VTPH): Recognition and management in the Emergency Department. Pediatric Emergency Care Jan 2004:20:30-34.

Pao M, Wiggs EA, Anastacio MM, Hyun J, DeCarlo ES, Miller JT, Anderson VL, Malech HL, Gallin JI, Holland SM. Cognitive function in Chronic Granulomatous Disease. Psychosomatics 2004:45:230-234.

Kishida K, Pao M, Holland S, Klann E. NADPH oxidase is required for NMDA receptor-dependent activation of ERK in hippocampal area CA1. Journal of Neurochemistry 2005:94(2):299-306.

Donenberg G, Pao M.  Youth and HIV/AIDS: Psychiatry's Role in a Changing Epidemic. Journal of the Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 2005:44:728-747.