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Dr. Robert McKelvey, MD

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry ·  Male · Age 74

Dr. McKelvey

Robert S McKelvey, MD

5520 SW MacAdam Ave Portland, OR 97239

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Dr. Robert McKelvey, MD is a child & adolescent psychiatry specialist in Portland, OR and has been practicing for 42 years. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1974 and specializes in child & adolescent psychiatry, pediatric psychiatry, and more.


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Dr. McKelvey's conditions and procedures:

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • ADHD Testing
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Adolescent Counseling
  • Adolescent Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety Attack
  • Asperger Syndrome
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Attention Problems
  • Autism
  • Behavioral Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Bipolar I Disorder
  • Bipolar II Disorder
  • Counseling Services
  • Couples Therapy
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Disruptive Behavior Disorders
  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Hypomania
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Marital Counseling
  • Marital Therapy
  • Medication Management
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder
  • Outpatient Psychiatry
  • Pediatric Counseling
  • Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD)
  • Phobia
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychopharmacologic Treatment
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Psychotherapy Services
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Separation Anxiety
  • Tourette's Syndrome

About Me

Evidence-based practice tempered by kindness, understanding, and empathy for others.

Specialties

  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Pediatric Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry

Board Certifications

  • Child Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry

Education

1979
McLean Hospital
Residency Hospital
1977
Cambridge Hospital
Residency Hospital
1975
Cambridge Hospital
Internship Hospital
1974
Dartmouth College
Medical School
1966
Harvard
Undergraduate School
1979
1977
1975
1974
1966

Languages

  • German
  • English

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Bronze Star with Combat "V", USMCR, 1970
  • Top Doctors, Portland Magazine, 2007, 2008
  • Distinguished Life Fellow, APA, 2011
  • American College of Psychiatrists, Member, 2008
  • Life Fellow, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2010
  • Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatry, Fellow, 1995

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I have known doctor Mckelvey since I was a 11. I am now 27. I trust him wholeheartedly with all of my psychiatric needs. He is well respected within the OHSU community and still has ties there for your needs and his professional life. I believe that he is one of the most knowledgeable child psychiatrists in the metro area. Highly recommend.
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- practiced with respect my son and myself without relevant Registration as required in Australia. Most of criteria below are not relevant to my contact with Mckelvey. He comes across as mild mannered ~ he is someone to be treated with great caution and to be avoided at all cost.
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I went through 4 or 5 different psychiatrists before I got to Dr. McKelvey. He's a very open listener and tries his best to understand. When helping me with my difficulties coping in school and at home, he remained non-judgemental and offered many very helpful insights into how I could change my behaviors to reduce tensions. Without a doubt, he has been the best psychiatrist I have visited.
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Dr. McKelvey was a provider for my significant other and after several months not only did he not know anything about him at all except possibly one prescription of which he doubled at a random point. This including that the prescription was for help with nerve damage not any actual prescription for mental health. I do not believe this man should have a degree, let alone be treating patients.
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