Richard Weisler, MD

Richard Weisler, MD

Psychiatry Raleigh, NC

Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Duke University

Office Address

  • 700 Spring Forest Rd
    Ste 125
    Raleigh, NC 27609
    Phone: (919) 872-5900
    Fax: (919) 878-0942

Richard Weisler, MD

Psychiatry Raleigh, NC

Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Duke University

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Psychiatry: General Psychiatry, Neuropsychiatry, Psychopharmacology
  • Clinical Interests: Clinical Trials as Topic; Biomedical Research

Education & Training

  • University of North Carolina HospitalsUniversity of North Carolina Hospitals
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of MedicineUniversity of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine
  • Tulane University
  • University of Glasgow

Certifications & Licensure

  • NC State Medical LicenseNC State Medical License1976 - 2016
  • American Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyPsychiatry, 1982

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • America's Top DoctorsCastle Connolly, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008
  • The Leading Physicians of the World2012-2013
  • Patients’ Choice “Compassionate Doctor Award”2010

Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • A Call to Action in the Wake of the Newtown Massacre  Brett Stetka, MD, Richard H. Weisler, MD, Joseph J. Parks, MD, Henry A. Nasrallah, MD, Medscape Psychiatry, 1/22/2013
  • The Association of the Effect of Lithium in the Maintenance Treatment of Bipolar Disorder with Lithium Plasma Levels: A Post-hoc Analysis of a Double-blind Study Compa...  W.A. Nolen, R. H. Weisler, Bipolar Disorders – An International Journal of Psychiatry and Neurosciences, 12/10/2012
  • Lamotrigine vs. Lamotrigine Plus Divalproex in Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Maintenance Treatment for Bipolar Depression  Bowden CL, Singh V, Weisler R, Thompson P, Chang X, Quinones M, Mintz J, Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 6/1/2012

Books/Book Chapters

  • Psychopharmacology: The Fourth Generation of Progress Chapter: Economic Evaluation of Drug Treatment for Psychiatric Disorders: The New Clinical Trial Protocol 
    Zarkin GA, Grabowski H, Mauskopf JA, Luckey H, Bannerman MPA
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  • Extended Release Quetiapine Fumarate (Quetiapine XR) in Acute and Maintenance Studies in Major Depressive Disorder (MDD): Suicidality Data Weisler RH, 9th International Forum on Mood and Anxiety Disorders (FMAD) in Monaco Monte-Carlo, 11/11/2009
  • Cardiovascular Outcomes in Children and Adults Treated With Lisdexamfetamine Dimesylate for Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Weisler RH, (AACAP) American Academy of Child Psychiatry in Honolulu, HI, 10/27/2009
  • Efficacy & Tolerability of One-Daily Extended Release Quetiapine Fumarate (Quetiapine XR) Monotherapy in Patients with Major Depressive Disorder (MDD): Pooled Analysis... Weisler RH, (ACNP) American College of Neuropsychopharmacology in Scottsdale, AZ, 12/7/2008


  • Psychopharmacology Update Quadrant HealthCom, Inc., Cincinnati, Ohio - 10/20/2012
  • Relationship of ADHD Symptom and Global Severity Assessments in Adults With ADHD and Executive Function Deficits Treated With Lisdexamfetamine Dimesylate NCDEU 52nd Annual Meeting at the Arizona Biltmore Resort, Phoenix, AZ - 5/31/2012
  • Lisdexamfetamine Dimesylate Effects on Self-Reported Executive Function and Quality of Life in Adults With Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: Focus on Emotional... NCDEU 52nd Annual Meeting at the Arizona Biltmore Resort, Phoenix, AZ - 5/31/2012


  • “Psyche Resources in the Military” (WebMD expert interview) Richard H. Weisler
  • “Addressing Accidental Overdose” (WebMD video commentary) Richard H. Weisler
    APA Conference in New Orleans, LA - 5/22/2010
  • “Adult ADHD Findings” (WebMD Video commentary & expert interview) Richard H. Weisler, Medscape Psychiatry & Mental Health
    APA Conference in New Orleans, LA - 5/22/2010

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