Dr. Laurence Tecott, MD, PhD

Psychiatrist (#G68302)

ALUMNI OF: Stanford University
LANGUAGES: English
LOCATION: San Francisco Mental Health Clinic, CA
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Expertise

  • Depression
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Schizophrenia
  • Sleep disturbances
  • Obesity
  • Attention deficit disorders

Treatment Orientation

  • Neuroscience
  • Psychopharmacology

Work experience

  • 1995-2013 – Physician Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute Supervised psychiatric residents weekly in a Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute outpatient assessment clinic focused on psychiatric medication management.
  • 1995-2013 – Langley Porter Institute Faculty Backup Monthly supervision of psychiatric residents on overnight/ weekend calls.
  • 2008- NARSAD Scientific Council
  • 2001- Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior (SSIB)
  • 2000- American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ACNP)
  • 1984- Society for Neuroscience

Education

  • 1992-1994 – UCSF – Fellow – Psychiatry/ Pharmacology
  • 1989-1992 – UCSF – Resident – Psychiatry
  • 1988-1989 – Yale University – Intern – Psychiatry
  • 1987-1988 – Stanford University – Postdoc
  • 1983-1987 – Stanford University – Ph.D. – Neuroscience
  • 1979-1983 – UCSF – M.D.
  • 1975-1979- Swarthmore, Swarthmore,PA – B.A – Biology & Psychology

Affiliations and certifications

  • 1990-2013 – State of California Physician
  • 1994 – Diplomate, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

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Dr. Tecott has had a lifelong interest how psychological, environmental, neurological and genetic factors interact to impact mental health. After receiving his M.D degree from the University of California, San Francisco, Dr. Tecott pursued his interest in brain function through graduate study in Neuroscience at Stanford University. After receiving his Ph.D. at Stanford, Dr. Tecott completed a psychiatric internship at Yale University, and completed the remainder of his residency training in psychiatry at UCSF. In addition to clinical training in psychiatry, Dr. Tecott conducted basic neuroscience research, using molecular genetic methods to study brain mechanisms through which the neurotransmitter serotonin impacts behavioral processes relevant to mental health.

Dr. Tecott has had a lifelong interest how psychological, environmental, neurological and genetic factors interact to impact mental health. After receiving his M.D degree from the University of California, San Francisco, Dr. Tecott pursued his interest in brain function through graduate study in Neuroscience at Stanford University. After receiving his Ph.D. at Stanford, Dr. Tecott completed a psychiatric internship at Yale University, and completed the remainder of his residency training in psychiatry at UCSF. In addition to clinical training in psychiatry, Dr. Tecott conducted basic neuroscience research, using molecular genetic methods to study brain mechanisms through which the neurotransmitter serotonin impacts behavioral processes relevant to mental health.