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George T. Grossberg

MD

Samuel W. Fordyce Professor
Director
Geriatric Psychiatry
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience
St. Louis University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO

Dr. George T. Grossberg is the Samuel W. Fordyce Professor at St. Louis University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO. His professorships are in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience and in the Division of Geriatric Medicine. Dr. Grossberg is also the director of Geriatric Psychiatry in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience at St. Louis University School of Medicine.

Board-certified in psychiatry and geriatric psychiatry, Dr. Grossberg earned his medical degree from St. Louis University School of Medicine.

Dr. Grossberg’s numerous current research interests include investigating the neurochemistry, risk factors, role of visual impairment, and long-term care of people with Alzheimer’s disease. He has also studied the effect of chemotherapy on the brain of elderly patients, Parkinson’s disease, and associated dementia in the nursing home setting; atypical antipsychotics in long-term care; and recurrent head trauma and cognitive impairment in later life.

An active member of several organizations, advisory boards, and local chapters, Dr. Grossberg is a past president of the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry and the International Psychogeriatric Association. He has served on the Advisory Committee on Geriatrics and Gerontology Education in the Department of Veterans Affairs. He is currently a medical consultant for the United States Justice Department in the Civil Rights Division, advocating for quality care in nursing homes.

Dr. Grossberg has authored and edited a number of books.

For his dedication to patients, Dr. Grossberg has been recognized as one of the “Best Doctors in America” since 1992 and was listed in the 2018 edition of “World Top Doctors.”

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