David Soskin, MD

David Soskin, MD

Psychiatry Boston, MA

Instructor in Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital

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  • 1 Bowdoin Sq
    Boston, MA 02114
    Phone: (617) 726-8895
    Fax: (617) 724-3028

David Soskin, MD

Psychiatry Boston, MA

Instructor in Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital


  • David Soskin is a Staff Psychiatrist at the Depression Clinical and Research Program (DCRP) of Massachusetts General Hospital and an Instructor at Harvard Medical School. He received his undergraduate degree in English from Harvard University, and studied 19th century Russian literature, as a Visiting Scholar at Oxford University. Prior to obtaining his medical degree from Harvard Medical School, he developed a pilot program of literature therapy for substance abusers in recovery. He completed residency training in psychiatry at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH).

    Dr. Soskin's research interests include novel pharmacological approaches to depression, dopamine and the reward system, inflammation and depression, combined cognitive-behavioral and pharmacological treatments, slow wave sleep and depression, medical education, and the history of psychopharmacology. He has been funded through a Kaplen and Livingston Fellowship to study the pharmacological enhancement of well-being therapy. In 2011 he received the Joyce and Richard Tedlow Award at MGH for excellence in integrating psychotherapy, psychopharmacology, and clinical research.

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Psychiatry: General Psychiatry

Education & Training

  • Massachusetts General HospitalMassachusetts General Hospital
  • Harvard Medical SchoolHarvard Medical School

Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical LicenseCA State Medical License2008 - 2016
  • MA State Medical LicenseMA State Medical LicenseActive through 2013
  • American Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyPsychiatry

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