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James F. Leckman, MD

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

  • Offers Telehealth
Affiliated With: Yale Medicine, Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital

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Biography - James F. Leckman, MD

James F. Leckman, M.D. is the Neison Harris Professor of Child Psychiatry, Psychiatry, Psychology and Pediatrics at Yale. Dr. Leckman is a well-known child psychiatrist and patient-oriented clinical investigator. For more than 20 years, he served as the Director of Research for the Yale Child Study Center.

His peers have regularly selected him as one of the "Best Doctors in America." Dr. Leckman is the author or co-author of over 500 original articles published in peer-reviewed journals, twelve books, and 140 book chapters. Dr. Leckman has a longstanding interest in Tourette syndrome and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. His research on these disorders is multifaceted from phenomenology and natural history, to neurobiology to genetics, to risk factor research and treatment studies. One area of active research interest concerns the role of the immune system in the pathobiology of Tourette syndrome and other neuropsychiatric disorders. 

He has also become actively involved in international projects focused on the importance of early childhood development interventions as a path to a more peaceful world.

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Overview

Gender

Male

Specialty

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Conditions & Treatments

Adolescent Psychiatry, Child Psychiatry, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Tourette Syndrome

Language(s)

English

Education & Training

Education

University of New Mexico School of Medicine

Residency

Connecticut Mental Health Center

Fellowship

Yale School of Medicine

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  • CORVEL
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  • OXFORD HEALTH PLANS
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  • TRICARE/CHAMPUS
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE
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Yale Child Study Center

350 George Street Fl
2nd Floor
New Haven, CT 06511

Main (203) 785-5880
Fax (203) 737-5104

Yale Child Study Center

230 South Frontage Rd
New Haven, CT 06520

Main (203) 785-5880
Fax (203) 737-5104

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