Benjamin Maxwell, M.D.

Specialty

, Behavioral Health, Psychiatry

Specialty

Behavioral Health, Psychiatry

Organization

Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego

Medical Group / IPA

CPMG/RCHN/RCSSD

Medical School

University of Texas

Residency

UC San Diego

Fellowship

UC San Diego

Board Certifications

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychiatry

Gender

M

Bio

Dr. Maxwell is the medical director of inpatient psychiatry and the interim director of child and adolescent psychiatry at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego. He is also an assistant professor at UC San Diego School of Medicine in the Department of Psychiatry.

His interests are in general clinical care, education, mental health integration into primary care settings, and global mental health.

He has collaborated with clinical programs in India, Spain, Ethiopia and Guatemala, and has presented on a wide range of mental health topics.

Dr. Maxwell received his medical degree from the University of Texas in 2007, completed a general psychiatry residency at University of California - Irvine in 2010, and completed a child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship at UC San Diego in 2012.

He has volunteered for numerous initiatives and programs, both in the United States and abroad, including the Ethiopian School Readiness Initiative, Addis Ababa University/Yekatit 12 Hospital, Amorrebieta Pediatric Clinic in Spain and the HOMES Clinic for the Homeless in Houston.

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