Robert S. McKelvey, M.D.
Specializing in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

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Dr. McKelvey specializes in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of complex cases, psychoanalytically-oriented psychotherapy of children and adolescents, and psychopharmacology. He is especially interested in the care of persons from other cultural traditions, an outgrowth of his many years of clinical and research involvement with refugees from Southeast Asia, and particularly Vietnam. Prior to entering medicine, he served as a Captain in the US Marine Corps during the Vietnam War earning a Bronze Star Medal with Combat "V", and it was that experience that stimulated his interest in both medicine and cross-cultural psychiatry.

In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his wife, children, grandchildren, and their bullmastiffs. He is also very interested in reading German history and literature, a pursuit that began in college and continues to the present day. He tries to exercise daily on a rowing machine and treadmill located, as his wife puts it, in the man-cave.

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