A psychiatric group located in Bethesda, MD, serving the Maryland, Virginia and District of Columbia area.
Lawrence A. Brain, M.D.
Dr. Brain has been a practicing psychiatrist since 1975. 

  • He is Board Certified in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
  • He is Board Certified in Adult Psychiatry. 

Additionally, h
e has special interests in ADHD, ADD, mood disorders, psychopharmacology, psychotherapy, and forensics. 

His recognized expertise in the areas of Custody and Visitation, Personal Injury, Criminal Responsibility, Disability Retirement, and Worker's Compensation have allowed him to provide a superior level of service to his patients. 

Dr. Brain is a graduate of Wesley College (Melbourne, Australia) and Monash University (Melbourne, Australia).  He was a resident in Psychiatry at Strong Memorial Hospital and the University of Rochester (Rochester, NY) and had a fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the Children's Psychiatric Hospital and Neuropsychiatric Institute of the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, MI).

He is certified as:
  • A Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in Psychiatry
  • A Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in Child Psychiatry
  • A Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (F.R.A.N.Z.P.)
  • A Fellow of the American Academy Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (F.A.A.C.A.P.)
  • A Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association (F.A.P.A.)
  • A Senior Disability Analyst and Diplomate of the American Board of Disability Analysts
He is a Clinical Associate Professor at Georgetown University.

Dr. Brain has been consistently listed in the Washingtonian magazine as one of the area's "TOP DOCTORS" in Psychiatry. 

Dr. Brain is listed as a "TOP DOCTOR" in the Washington Consumers' Checkbook.  He has also received the Patients' Choice award, which is awarded based upon a survey of over 100,000 patients, nationwide.  Less than 6% of doctors receive this award.
7910 Woodmont Avenue
Suite 1300
Bethesda, MD 20814
Phone # (301) 654-2255
Fax # (301) 718-4945

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