Dr. Paul Hammerness, MD

Dr. Paul Hammerness, MD

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry  ·  
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Age 50
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Dr. Paul Hammerness, MD is a child & adolescent psychiatry specialist in Boston, MA and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from Dartmouth Medical School in 1998 and specializes in child & adolescent psychiatry and psychological pharmacology.Read his story

300 Longwood Ave

Boston, MA 02115

Contact Information

(617) 355-6680

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Dr. Hammerness' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Hammerness "Dr. Paul Hammerness is the Medical Director of Outpatient Psychiatry Services at Boston Children's Hospital. He specializes in Psychopharmacology and Outpatient Psychiatry. Dr. Hammerness received his medical education from Dartmouth Medical School and completed his training at Mt. Auburn Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital and McLean Hospital."

2  Specialties

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Psychological Pharmacology

1  Board Certifications

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

3  Conditions Treated

7  Procedures

  • Outpatient Psychiatry
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychiatric Medication Therapy
  • Psychiatric Services
  • Psychopharmacologic Treatment
  • Psychopharmacology Management
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Dartmouth Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • Mt. Auburn Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Massachusetts GEneral and McLean Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Massachusetts GEneral and McLean Hospitals
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Hammerness' Reviews

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Reckless and arrogant. Misdiagnosed my child, over prescibed the wrong meds then left us with no way of reaching him. His response: He blamed us for going along with his treatment plan. Stand-offish and a little too cool, overall bad experience.
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Jul 16, 2018
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Very chilly if not robotic manner with kids and parents, and a rote, limited understanding of clinical issues and treatment. I expect he's better at research.
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Apr 25, 2018
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Extremely knowledgeable with children & teens with anxieties and ADHD. He has worked with my daughter for over 10 years and has been so diligent and compassionate with her care. He is extremely professional and competent, and seems to really understand and support his patients.
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Dover, MA – Feb 02, 2016
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