About Gerald P. Perman, M.D., P.A.
Gerald P. Perman, M.D. is a board-certified psychiatrist who specializes in the treatment of adults and college students. He also is a Clinical Professor in Psychiatry at the George Washington University Medical Center. Dr. Perman’s qualifications include several publications, honors and awards.
Dr. Perman provides the highest quality care for his patients, in a small, personalized practice that guarantees privacy and confidentiality, without involvement of commercial third parties.
Patients come to Dr. Perman seeking help for a variety of mental health issues, including:
Dr. Perman’s treatment philosophy is to identify conflictual issues that contribute to problems his patients are having and to address these through psychotherapy and, when indicated, the use of medication.
Dr. Gerald P. Perman is a licensed medical doctor in The District of Columbia and is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in Psychiatry and Neurology.
University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland - B.S., Psychology - 1966-1971
University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland - B.S., Biochemistry - 1971-1972
Free University of Brussels Faculty of Medicine, Brussels, Belgium - 1972-1975
University of Maryland Medical School, Baltimore, Maryland - M.D. - 1975-1977
The George Washington University, Medical Center Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Washington, D.C. - 1977-1981
Chief Resident, The George Washington University, Medical Center Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Washington, D.C. - July-Dec. 1980
Dr. Perman is a Distinguished Life Fellow of The American Psychiatric Association, Past President of the American Academy of Psychodynamic Psychiatry and Psychoanalysis and Past Editor of The Academy Forum.
He is a Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and the Behavioral Sciences at The George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, D.C., where he supervises psychiatric residents.
A Past President of The American Society of Psychoanalytic Physicians, Dr. Perman also serves on the Physicians Health Committee of the Medical Society of the District of Columbia.
Dr. Perman has authored or co-authored a number of articles, book reviews and research and scholarly papers.
He currently serves on the Editorial Board for Pyschodynamic Psychiatry, a publication of the American Academy of Psychodynamic Psychiatry and Psychoanalysis. He also has served as Editor of the Bulletin of the American Society of Psychoanalytic Physicians. Dr. Perman is Editor of Capital Psychiatry, the magazine of the Washington Psychiatric Society.
Honors & Awards
Dr. Perman has received a number of honors and awards throughout his career, including the Elaine Cotlove, M.D. Award for Excellence in Teaching George Washington University Medical Students (George Washington University Department of Psychiatry, June 2004) and the Nancy C.A. Roeske, M.D. Certificate of Excellence in Psychiatric Education (American Psychiatric Association, May 2006).
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