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Zimnitzky, Brian, M.D.

Assistant Professor
Division of Child and Adolesecent Psychiatry

Main Office Address

716 Giddings Avenue, Suite 33
Annapolis, MD 21401

Phone: 443-603-1344
Fax: 410-510-1588





University of Delaware



University of Maryland School of Medicine


Psychiatry Residency

New England Medical Center
Tufts University School of Medicine


Child Psychiatry Fellowship

Children Hospital
Harvard University School of Medicine


Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship

University of Maryland School of Medicine

Professional Interests

I provide forensic psychiatric assessment of children and adults in both civil and criminal matters.  I also maintain an active clinical practice treating children and adults.

Selected Publications

Popper CW, Zimnitzky B. Sudden Death Putatively Related to Desipramine Treatment in Youth:  A Fifth Case and a Review of Speculative Mechanisms. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology 5: 283-300.
Siegel B, Zimnitzky B.  Assessing 'Alternative ' Therapies for Communication Disorders in Children with Autistic Spectrum Disorders: Facilitated Communication and Auditory Integration Training.  Canadian Journal of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology  22(2): 61-69, 1998.
Steingard RJ, Zimnitzky B, DeMaso DR
, Bauman M.  Sertraline Treatment of Transition Associated Anxiety and Agitation in Children with Autistic Disorder. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology 7(1): 9-15, 1997.
Zimnitzky B, DeMaso DR
, Steingard R.  Use of Risperidone in Psychotic Disorder Following Ischemic Brain Damage.  Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology 6(1): 75-78, 1996.
Zimnitzky B (2003). Autism. Encyclopedia of the Neurological Sciences. M. Aminoff and R. Daroff, Academic Press.