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Philipp L. Dines, MD, PhD, FAPA

Westlake, OH – Philipp L. Dines, MD, PhD, FAPA, is being recognized by Continental Who’s Who as a Pinnacle Lifetime Achiever in the field of Medicine as a Psychiatrist and Division Head of Geriopsychiatry at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center. For more than 150 years, UH Cleveland Medical Center has been providing outstanding care to Cleveland and northeast Ohio. As one of the leading academic medical centers, the hospital has earned national recognition for innovation and quality care. Offering expert psychiatric services, the center employs doctors, who specialize in general and family psychiatry. Dr. Dines serves as Division Head of Geriopsychiatry, providing specialized care for older adults who have been diagnosed with a variety of conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease, depression, bipolar, anxiety, and psychosis.

An acclaimed psychiatrist, Dr. Dines is revered for more than three decades of experience, having been professionally associated with UH since September of 1999, when he joined as an assistant professor of psychiatry. He continues teaching, serving in numerous roles throughout the years. In May of 2018, he was promoted to medical director of the geropsychiatry division while he continues his role as the medical director of the geropsychiatry fellowship program. His areas of expertise include geropsychiatry and teaching, implementing curriculum design for the fellow program, and acting as a core faculty in the psychiatry department.

In recognition of academic success, Dr. Dines first earned a Bachelor of Science (BS) from Cleveland State University, formerly known as Fenn College of Engineering. Transitioning to Case Institute of Technology, he earned a Master of Science (MS) and a Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD) in electrical engineering. The recipient of multiple degrees, he then attended Case Western Reserve School of Medicine where he received a Doctorate of Medicine (MD), completing an internship in medicine and neurology, residency in psychiatry, and a biological research fellowship at UH Hospitals. He is board certified in psychiatry and neuro psychiatry, having received certification in ECT Treatment from Western Psychiatric Institute in 2009.

A frontrunner in his field, Dr. Dines is a distinguished life fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry, and a diplomat of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in the subspecialties Geropsychiatry and Forensic Psychiatry. Serving as an expert witness for the Association for Psychiatry and the Law, he is charitable to Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church, where he formerly served as board director and community leader.

As a testament to his success, Dr. Diness has received numerous awards and recognitions, including Marquis Who’s Who recognition in 2018 and 25 Years of Excellence in Service by UH Case Medical Center in 2013.
Dr. Dines dedicates this recognition in loving memory of his brother George A Dines and to his entire family for their support.

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