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Bruce A. Kehr



Rockville 301-984-9791 5920 Hubbard Dr. Rockville, MD 20852 Directions →

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Special interest in senior executives, psychotherapy, geriatrics, depression, genetic testing.

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Bruce A. Kehr has served as Founder and President of Potomac Psychiatry since 1981.

Dr. Kehr is passionate about helping patients with anxiety, depression, obsessive compulsive disorder, life adjustment issues, and bipolar disorder. He treats adolescents, adults, and the elderly in psychotherapy, and with medication management when needed. Through his collective expertise and experience in business and psychiatry, he specializes in helping top business executives lead more balanced, symptom-free lives.

Dr. Kehr serves on the Board of the Institute on Aging of the University of Pennsylvania, where he served as Chairman from 2006 to 2009, and was selected as one of the "100 Most Inspiring and Influential Leaders in the Life Sciences Industry," by the readers and editors of PharmaVOICE in 2007. He was included in "Guide to America's Top Psychiatrists," 2008 Edition, published by the Consumers' Research Council of America.

Dr. Kehr received training in psychotherapy at the Boston Psychoanalytic Institute, where he also completed his training psychoanalysis. A forensic consultant in neuropsychiatry and traumatic brain injury, Dr. Kehr is also the inventor of sixteen issued patents and five pending patents in the United States, Europe, Japan, and Canada, as well as issued and pending trademarks and service marks, in the field of medication adherence software, hardware and communications technologies.

Dr. Kehr is also a Senior Scholar, Department of Health Policy, at Jefferson Medical College. He has frequently lectured on the interface between executive coaching and psychiatry; the field of medication non-adherence, where he is recognized as an expert; and has lectured on neuropsychiatry aspects of traumatic brain injury.

He received his BA from the University of Pennsylvania, followed by an MD from the Georgetown University School of Medicine. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, and has been in practice since 1978.
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