Robert McKelvey — Distinguished Child Psychiatrist

Portland, OR — Robert McKelvey is being recognized by Continental Who’s Who as a Distinguished Child Psychiatrist in the Medical field and in acknowledgment of his work in private Psychiatry Practice.

Over 42 years in the Medical field, Dr. McKelvey has become an expert in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. He says, “It’s a privilege to work with children and their families, as well as adults, and play a role in their development.”

He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree, graduating magna cum laude, from Harvard College. He then completed a Doctor of Medicine degree from Dartmouth Medical School in 1974. Dr. McKelvey next completed a residency in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School in 1977, followed by a Child Psychiatry residency in 1979. Dr. McKelvey is board-certified in Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, and board-certified in Child Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

In his private practice, Dr. McKelvey sees patients at 5520 SW Macadam Avenue in  Portland, Oregon. He assesses and diagnoses each patient using Psychoanalytic methods and Psychopharmacology. He has many years of experience in research and clinical experience, and values compassion in all his patient interactions.

The doctor began his career at McLean Hospital in Boston as a Physician. He later became the Director of the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Division at Baylor College of Medicine. At the University of Western Australia, Dr. McKelvey served as the Foundation Professor of Child Psychiatry, and the Director of the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Division at Oregon Health and Science University.

He is a Distinguished Lifetime Fellow of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Association, a member of the American College of Psychiatrists, and a Fellow of the Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists.

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