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Charles B. Nemeroff, MD, PhD

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Dell Med Directory Bio: Charles B. Nemeroff, MD, PhD


University of North Carolina School of Medicine, MD

University of North Carolina School of Medicine, PhD


Residency, Psychiatry, University of North Carolina & Duke University

Biography and Education

Clinical Biography

Charles B. Nemeroff, MD, PhD, is a board-certified psychiatrist in UT Health Austin’s Mulva Clinic for the Neurosciences. He specializes in diagnosis of complex patients and in management of treatment-resistant depression and anxiety disorders. Additionally, Dr. Nemeroff is a professor and serves as the Matthew P. Nemeroff Endowed Chair for the Dell Medical School Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. He also serves as the Director for the Dell Medical School Institute for Early Life Adversity Research.

Dr. Nemeroff earned both his medical degree and doctorate from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine. He also completed a residency in psychiatry at the University of North Carolina and Duke University, where he later held faculty positions. He served as the Chair of the Departments of Psychiatry at Emory University and the University of Miami before joining the Dell Medical School.

Dr. Nemeroff’s research interests include the pathophysiology of mood and anxiety disorders, specifically focusing on the role of child abuse and neglect as a major risk factor. He has also conducted research on the role of mood disorders as a risk factor for major medical disorders, such as heart disease, diabetes, and cancer. He has published more than 1,100 research reports and reviews, and his research is currently supported by grants from the National Institutes of Health. He is the President of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America and also serves on the Scientific Council of the Brain and Behavioral Research Foundation.


  • Anxiety disorders (e.g., panic disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, social anxiety disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder)
  • Mood disorders (e.g., bipolar disorder, depression)
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder
  • Stress and trauma related disorders, including child abuse and neglect

Board Certification

  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Psychiatry
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Geriatric Psychiatry

Awards & Honors

  • Doctorate Honoris Causa, Maimonides University, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Judd Marmor Award, Kempf Award, Mrazek Award, Nasrallah Family Psychiatric Neuroscience Award,Research Award, Samuel Hibbs Award, and Vestermark Award, American Psychiatric Association
  • Julius Axelrod Mentorship Award, American College of Neuropsychopharmacology
  • Member, National Academy of Medicine
  • Menniger Prize, American College of Physicians
  • Mood Disorders Research Award, American College of Psychiatrists
  • Profesor Honoris Causa by the Universidad Favaloro, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Julius Axelrod Mentorship Award, American College of Neuropsychopharmacology
  • Top 1% Highly Cited Researchers, Clarivate Web of Science
  • University Alumni Award, University of North Carolina
  • William C. Menninger Award, American College of Physicians



  • UT Health Austin Clinics
    Health Transformation Building
    1601 Trinity Street, Bldg. A
    Austin, TX 78712
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Insurance Accepted

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP Medicare Complete Focus Essential HMO
  • AARP Medicare Complete Focus HMO
  • Accountable Health Plan/Interplan (SPHN)
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage
  • Aetna PPO/HMO (All HMO Plans require a referral)
  • Aetna Seton Health Alliance
  • Aetna Whole Health
  • Ambetter-Superior Health Plan - Exchange Plan
  • Amerigroup/Amerivantage Classic
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Advantage HMO/Health Select (All HMO Plans require a referral)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Choice PPO/UT Select
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Essentials/Blue Essentials Access - Exchange Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield PAR Plan
  • Cigna - All plans
  • Cigna Behavioral Health
  • Coventry (SPHN)
  • Dell Children’s Health Plan STAR/CHIP
  • EHN/WEB TPA - (Whole Foods)
  • First Care Access PPO Network (SPHN)
  • First Health (SPHN)
  • Firstcare HMO (SPHN) (All HMO plans require a referral)
  • Galaxy (SPHN)
  • Health Payors Organization (SPHN)
  • Healthsmart (SPHN)
  • Humana HMOx
  • Humana Medicare Advantage - all plans EXCEPT Humana Medicare Gold Plus. (Primary Care Providers are Out of Network for Humana Gold Plus)
  • Humana PPO/HMO/Choice Care (All HMO Plans require a referral)
  • Integrated Medical Systems PPO (SPHN)
  • Medicaid/TMHP (Medicaid is not accepted in the Walk-In Clinic)
  • Medicare Part B Traditional fee for service (Novitas)
  • Multiplan (SPHN) (PHCS is out of network)
  • Optum
  • Oscar Healthcare (SPHN)
  • Seton Health Plan Smarthealth
  • Sendero IdealCare
  • Superior Health Plan STAR/CHIP/STAR KIDS
  • United Healthcare AARP PPO
  • United Healthcare All Savers/Choice/Choice Plus/PPO/HMO (All HMO Plans require a referral)
  • United Healthcare Community Plan - Medicaid
  • United Healthcare Dual Complete Focus HMO
  • United Healthcare Medicare
  • United Healthcare One
  • United Student Resources PPO (SPHN)
  • USA Managed Care (SPHN)
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