• Paulo J. Negro, MD PhD

  • Paulo J. Negro, M.D., Ph.D.


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      Meet Dr. Paulo J. Negro

      Paulo J. Negro, M.D., Ph.D., is a Board Certified in Psychiatrist and is a recognized leader in the treatment of mental health. He is multilingual in English, Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian. Dr. Negro provides highly empathetic care to trauma survivors by integrating Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy with psychopharmacological treatment; and offers thoughtful, compassionate care to patients suffering from eating disorders and their families. He also uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) to treat a variety of anxiety, mood and behavioral conditions.

      Dr. Negro has considerable experience in both prescribing and withdrawing patients from psychiatric medications. He provides exquisitely detailed psychiatric assessments and second opinions addressing the complexity of the individual as a whole, including stepwise, targeted treatment recommendations. Dr. Negro is respected by both colleagues and patients alike for his keen diagnostic skills, open mind, and the ability to integrate medication treatment with non-medication interventions.

      Dr. Negro earned his MD and PhD at the University of São Paulo, Brazil. He completed psychiatric residencies in both Brazil and at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, as well as a research fellowship at the National Institutes of Health (NIH). He is a Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. He has trained many medical and psychiatric residents as well as nurse practitioners, and was responsible for the research collaboration between the Internal Research Program of the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) and Suburban Hospital.

      Dr. Negro is a scholar on human consciousness. He conducted research on altered states of consciousness in religious experiences. He addressed the most difficult problem of neuroscience and philosophy and published the peer reviewed book “A Blueprint for the Hard Problem of Consciousness: Potential States, Strange Loops and the realization of information from cells to human consciousness.

      Our offices are conveniently accessible from the following communities:

      Maryland (MD):
      Bethesda 20814 - Bethesda 20816 - Bethesda 20817 - Chevy Chase 20815 - Colesville 20904 - Cabin John 20815 - Glen Echo 20812 - Gaithersburg 20855 - Gaithersburg 20877- Gaithersburg 20878 - Gaithersburg 20879 - Garrett Park 20896 - Kensington 20895 - Montgomery Village 20886 - Olney 20830 - Olney 20832 - Potomac 20854 - Potomac 20859 - Rockville 20850 - Rockville 20852 - Rockville 20853 - Silver Spring 20903 - Silver Spring 20905 - Silver Spring 20906 - Silver Spring 20910 - Takoma Park 20912 - Wheaton 20902

      Washington DC:
      Crestwood 20011- North Capitol Hill 20002 - Cathedral Heights 20016 - American University Park 20016 - Columbia Heights 20010 - Mount Pleasant 20010 - Downtown 20036 - Dupont Circle 20009 - Logan Circle 20005- Adams Morgan 20009 - Chevy Chase 20015 - Georgetown 20007 - Cleveland Park 20008 - Foggy Bottom 20037 - Rock Creek Park - Woodley Park 20008 - Tenleytown 20016

      Northern Virginia:
      McLean 22101- McLean 22102 - McLean 22106 - Great Falls 22066 - Arlington 22201 - Arlington 22202 - Arlington 22203 - Arlington 22205 - Falls Church 22041 - Vienna 22181 - Alexandria 22314