Dr. Mayada Akil, MD - Locations

Psychiatry Washington, DC

About Dr. Mayada Akil MD

Dr. Mayada Akil, MD is a doctor primarily located in Washington, DC, with another office in Washington, DC. They have 37 years of experience. Their specialties include Psychiatry.


Dr. Mayada Akil has 2 locations

Get Directions Medstar Georgetown University Hospital 3800 Reservoir Rd Nw Washington, DC 20007
Get Directions Medstar Georgetown University Hospital Psychiatry 2115 Wisconsin Ave NW Ste 200 Washington, DC 20007


Dr. Mayada Akil has the following 1 SPECIALTIES


Specialty Expertise

Dr. Mayada Akil has the following 14 expertise

  • Personality Disorder
  • Depressive Disorder
  • Mood Disorders
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Depression
  • Insomnia
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Mental Illness
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Genetic Predisposition to Disease
  • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Clinical Depression
  • Schizophrenia


37 Years Experience


Graduated in 1982

University Of Michigan Health System


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More about Dr. Mayada Akil

Mayada Akil, MD serves as Medical Director of the Outpatient Program and Director of the Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program. Dr. Akil is actively involved in teaching medical students and psychiatry residents. She is the Director of the Psychiatry Course for second year medical students at Georgetown University and teaches a course on Neuroscience and Psychiatry to the fourth year psychiatry residents. She is also actively involved in training residents and medical students at the Mood and Anxiety Disorders Clinic. Dr. Akil received her medical degree form the University of Damascus. She trained in Psychiatry (the research track) at the University of Michigan. She completed a research fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh in 1991 then joined the faculty at Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic and the Department of Neurology at the University of Pittsburgh. In that capacity, Dr. Akil directed a Neuropsychiatry Clinic, conducted neuroscience research and participated in teaching neuroscience to psychiatric residents. In 1996, Dr. Akil joined the intramural program at the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) where she conducted research on the pathophysiology of psychotic disorders and continued her clinical practice and her training of research fellows. In 2003, Dr. Akil was appointed Senior Advisor to the NIMH Director and she continues to function in that capacity. Dr. Akil joined the Department of Psychiatry at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital in March of 2007 as a full time staff member. Her clinical and teaching experience and her work in neuroscience research have culminated in her dual role as an advisor to the NIMH Director and a clinician-educator at Georgetown University.

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