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  Name:  Stewart A. Shevitz, MD, MSHA  
  Clinical Title:  Interim Chair and Professor Psychiatry and Health Behavior  
  Faculty Title:  Director of Psychiatric Education and Training  
  Medical Degree:  University of Maryland, 1971  
  Residency:  Psychiatry, Dartmouth Medical School, 1975  
  Clinical Interests:  Outpatient Psychiatry with an emphasis on affective and anxiety disorders
General Hospital Psychiatry
Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
 
  Research:  Patient Family Centered Care in Psychiatry
Psychiatric Administration and Leadership
 
  Language(s):  English  
 
 
Georgia Regents Medical Center

997 St. Sebastian Way
Augusta, GA 30912
Telephone: 706-721-6597

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Stewart A. Shevitz, MD, MSHA
 
 
Specialty NameBoard Info
Psychiatry American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified - 1978
 
 
 

Dr. Stewart Shevitz has been at Georgia Health Sciences University since 1992, and currently serves as Interim Chair of the Department. He has assumed this role in addition to his position as Director of Psychiatric Education and Training in the Department.

After obtaining his BA from the University of Virginia in psychology, Dr. Shevitz attended the University of  Maryland School of Medicine. He completed his psychiatric training at Dartmouth medical school, and then served two years as the staff psychiatrist on the Navajo Indian reservation in Arizona. Following 2 years as an attending on the C-L service at Vanderbilt University, Dr. Shevitz spent 13 years as Director of Psychiatry at a large general hospital in Eugene, Oregon. Upon obtaining his Masters in Health Administration degree from the University of Colorado, he returned to academics at the Georgia Health Sciences University where he served as Interim Chair from 1996-2000 and since 2000 as general psychiatry training director and director of psychiatric education. Dr. Shevitz has authored articles on recovery, psychiatric administration, psychotherapy, and consultation-liaison psychiatry. He has served as an examiner for the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology for the past 30 years. He has been active in organized medicine and served as president of the medical staff for the MCGHealth Medical Center for the 2009-1010 academic year. He is also a member of the Executive Council of the Georgia Psychiatric Physicians Association and currently holds the post of secretary for the organization. He also serves a member of the Association’s Ethics Committee, CME committee, and Fellowship committee. In May of 2008 Dr. Shevitz was awarded Distinguished Life Fellow status in the American Psychiatric Association.