Darin Dougherty, MD, MSc

Board Member

Director, Neurotherapeutics Division, Massachusetts General Hospital

Associate Director, Psychiatric Neuroimaging Program, Massachusetts General Hospital

Director, Mood Disorders Section, Psychiatric Neuroimaging Program, Massachusetts General Hospital

Director of Medical Education, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Institute, Massachusetts General Hospital 

Co-Director, Trichotillomania Clinic, Massachusetts General Hospital 

Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Dr. Darin Dougherty received his MD from the University of Illinois and completed his residency in general psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital. He serves on the scientific advisory boards for the TLC, Anxiety Disorders Association of America, and the International Obsessive Compulsive Foundation. He also serves on the Massachusetts General Hospital Psychiatric Neurosurgery Committee. 

Dr. Dougherty has given over 100 invited lectures and presentations, co-authored over 40 original articles in peer-reviewed journals, over 40 book chapters and review articles, and has co-edited two books on neuroimaging. In 2003, Dr. Dougherty was awarded a NARSAD Young Investigator Award. In 2005, he was named one of the Future Leaders in Psychiatry. 

Currently Dr. Dougherty is the Principal Investigator or co-Principal Investigator on several government and industry-funded studies investigating neuroimaging and medication and neurosurgery treatments of OCD and mood disorders. Dr. Dougherty's research interests include neuroimaging, neurobiology, psychopharmacology, and neurotherapeutic (device and/or surgical) interventions for the treatment of treatment-refractory psychiatric illness.