Kirk Ramsey, MD

Staff Psychiatrist

"Listen to your patient -- [she or] he is telling you the diagnosis" - William Osler

Specialty
Medication Management
Child/Adolescent
Years of Experience
16
Locations
Virginia
Maryland
New York
West Virginia
Education
  • University of Memphis, BS
  • University of Tennessee College of Medicine, MD
  • West Virginia University School of Medicine, Residency
  • Yale University School of Medicine, Fellowship
Languages
English

Dr. Ramsey is board certified in general and child and adolescent psychiatry. His practice primarily focuses on medication management. He sees himself as a collaborator with therapists and counselors in caring for their shared patients and their families. He received his medical degree from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, TN. He completed his residency at West Virginia University Hospitals and WVU School of Medicine and a fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry at the Yale Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine, and Yale-New Haven Hospital in New Haven and Middletown, CT. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Memphis.

Dr. Ramsey remained in CT for two additional years, working in the Department of Children and Families, serving the state’s at-risk youth and adolescents at a psychiatric residential treatment facility. He then returned to West Virginia University as clinical faculty in its School of Medicine. During the12 year academic appointment, he had active roles in educating, training, and supervising medical students, general psychiatry residents, child and adolescent psychiatry fellows, and trainees from various disciplines. He worked for many years with adolescent males at both the Dually Diagnosed and Specialized Residential Treatment Centers within West Virginia University Healthcare. He provided outpatient and acute inpatient care, and hospital based consultation services. Within the community, he provided medication evaluation and management services to residential treatment facilities and university student health. He has been seeing patients and collaborating with providers through telemedicine since 2016.

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