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Lynne A McInnes, MD

Lynne A McInnes, MD Adult Psychiatry

Professional Statement

Dr. McInnes is Board Certified in Psychiatry. After obtaining a Bachelors and Masters of Science from Stanford University she graduated from the Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons with honors. She subsequently completed her Psychiatric residency training at UCSF Department of Psychiatry and then did a Veterans Administration Fellowship and a Howard Hughes Physician Research Fellowship in Psychiatric Genetics at UCSF. She was an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine for 8 years and then joined the Kaiser Permanente Department of Psychiatry in San Francisco. While there she founded and directed a regional program to provide ketamine therapy to patients with treatment resistant depression. This exciting therapy has been FDA approved for intranasal delivery (Spravato) but is also very effect as an IV medication and an oral medication in conjunction with psychotherapy. Dr. McInnes will offer oral ketamine assisted psychotherapy to appropriate patients with major depression or posttraumatic stress disorder who have failed multiple conventional therapies.

In addition to complex medication management, Dr. McInnes also enjoys treating patients who may not be suffering so severely and are seeking optimum mental and physical wellness. In addition to medication she utilizes a unique blend of psychotherapies drawing from positive psychology, peak performance psychology and mindfulness-based cognitive therapy. She can also help you with lifestyle modifications to enhance wellbeing including managing the use of technology, exercise, nutrition, mindfulness and building community.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY
Master of Science, Biology, Stanford University
Bachelor of Science, Microbiology, Stanford University

Psychiatry Residency, University of California San Francisco
VA Research Fellowship, University of California San Francisco

      

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