Dr. Ryan Shugarman, MD

Dr. Ryan Shugarman, MD

Psychiatry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 40
Dr. Ryan Shugarman, MD is a psychiatry specialist in Alexandria, VA and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from University Of Maryland School Of Medicine in 2004 and specializes in psychiatry and forensic psychiatry.Read his story

901 N Washington St Ste 601

Alexandria, VA 22314

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Dr. Shugarman's Top Procedures and Conditions

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ADHD and-or ADD

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Shugarman treats ADHD and-or ADD more than 81% of his peers

Dr. Shugarman treats this condition more than 81% of his peers

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

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Dr. Shugarman treats Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) more than 74% of his peers

Dr. Shugarman treats this condition more than 74% of his peers

Major Depressive Disorder

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Dr. Shugarman treats Major Depressive Disorder more than 53% of his peers

Dr. Shugarman treats this condition more than 53% of his peers

Dr. Shugarman's conditions and procedures:

Acute Behavioral Diseases
Acute Insomnia
Acute Stress Disorder (ASD)
ADHD and-or ADD
ADHD Testing
Adjustment Disorder
Adult Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
Adult Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
Adult Panic Anxiety Syndrome
Affective Disorders, Psychotic
Age-Related Cognitive Decline
Agitated Depression
Alcohol Related Disorders
Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
Alzheimer's Disease
Alzheimer's Disease With Late-Onset
Amotivational Syndrome
Anxiety Attack
Anxiolytic Dependence
Asperger Syndrome
Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Hyperactive Impulsive Type
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Predominantly Inattentive Type
Attention Problems
Atypical Depression
Avoidant Personality Disorder
Beck's Triad
Behavior Modification
Behavioral Disorders
Benzodiazepine Abuse
Bipolar Disorder
Bipolar I Disorder
Bipolar II Disorder
Bipolar IV Disorder
Bipolar V Disorder
Bipolar VI Disorder
Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD)
Brain Disorders
Brief Psychotic Disorder
Caffeine Addiction
Caffeine-Related Disorders
Chemical Addiction
Chronic Depression
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Cocaine Addiction
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Cognitive Disorders
Combat Stress Reaction
Compulsive Face Picking
Compulsive Finger Picking
Compulsive Scalp Picking
Counseling Services
Crisis Intervention
Cyclothymia (Chronic Mood Disorder)
Delayed Sleep Phase Disorder
Delusional Disorder
Dependent Personality Disorder
Depersonalization Disorder
Depressive Disorders
Disability Evaluation
Disordered Eating
Dissociative Amnesia
Dissociative Disorder
Dissociative Fugue
Dissociative Identity Disorder
Double Depression
Drug Abuse
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
Drug-Induced Insomnia
Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
Eating Disorders
Emotional Disability
Emotional Stress
Employment Physical Examination
Endogenous Depression
Endogenous Insomnia
Episodic Concentration Difficulty
Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
Excessive Daytime Sleepiness
Excessive Dieting
Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
FAA Flight Physical Class I
FAA Flight Physical Class II
FAA Flight Physical Class III
FAA Physical Examination
Factitious Disorders
Fear of Open Places
Fear of Sharp Things
Gender Dysphoria
Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Geriatric Depression
Grief Therapy
Homosexual Issues
Hyperactive Behavior
Ideas of Reference
Idiopathic Hypersomnia
Impaired Cognition
Industrial Injury
Inherited Conditions
Insomnia With Sleep Apnea
Insurance Physical Examination
Intermittent Explosive Disorder
Irregular Sleep-Wake Pattern
Late-Life Bipolar
Major Affective Disorder 1
Major Affective Disorder 2
Major Depressive Disorder
Major Depressive Disorder-Related Fibromyalgia
Major Depressive Episode
Marijuana Abuse
Marijuana Addiction
Marijuana Amotivational Syndrome
Marriage Break-Up
Masochistic Behavior
Medical-Psychiatric Issues
Melancholic Depression
Memory Disorders
Memory Loss
Mild Chronic Pain
Mild Cognitive Impairment
Mild Depression
Mixed-State Bipolar Disorder
Mood Disorder Due to a General Medical Condition
Mood Disorders
Nerve Diseases
Nervous Breakdown
Nicotine Addiction
Nightmare Disorder
Non-Affective Psychosis
Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Opioid Dependence
Pain Disorder
Panic Attack
Panic Disorder
Panic Disorder With Agorapobia
Panic Disorder Without Agorapobia
Paranoid Personality Disorder
Persistent Anxiety
Personality Disorders
Phase of Life Problem
Physical Addiction
Polysubstance Dependence
Postpartum Depression
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorders
Premenstrual Syndrome
Preoccupation With Food
Pre-School Neuropsychological Assessment
Prescription Drug Abuse
Preventive Care
Primary Insomnia
Problem Sleepiness
Psychiatric Diseases
Psychiatric Evaluation
Psychological Addiction
Psychological Disorders
Psychological Testing
Psychophysiological Insomnia
Psycho-Reactive Insomnia
Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
Psychotic Depression
Psychotic Disorders
Puerperal Psychosis
Rape Trauma Syndrome
Reactive Depression
Recurrent Hypersomnia
Relationship Issues
Residual ADHD
Schizoaffective Disorder
Schizoid Personality Disorder
Schizophreniform Disorder
Schizotypal Personality Disorder
Seasonal Affective Disorder
Seasonal Concentration Difficulty
Secondary Insomnia
Sedative Abuse
Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Dependence
Self-Injury Behavior
Separation Anxiety
Severe Anxiety
Severe Depression
Sex Addiction
Sexual Aversion Disorder
Sexual Desire Disorders
Sexual Disorders
Shared Psychotic Disorder
Shift Work Sleep Disorder
Situational Depression
Sleep Deprivation
Smoking-Related Disorders
Social Phobia
Somatoform Disorders
Spiritual Problems
Stress-Related Asthma
Substance Abuse
Substance Use Disorders
Suicidal Ideation
Suicide Intervention
Summer Affective Disorder
Tactile Hallucinations
Tobacco Use Disorder
Tobacco Withdrawal
Transgender Disorders
Undifferentiated Somatoform Disorder
Visual Hallucinations
Weight Cycling
Weight Gain
Weight Loss
Wellness Examination
Worker's Compensation Evaluations
Workplace Depression
Work-Related Injuries

About Me

Care Philosophy

I am board-certified in general and forensic psychiatry and always approach care and evaluations thoughtfully and respectfully, striving to deliver excellent clinical care to my patients and to conduct comprehensive forensic consultations. In my c...


  • Psychiatry
  • Forensic Psychiatry

Board Certifications

  • Forensic Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry


  • 2009
    University Of Pittsburgh-Presbyterian Shadyside
    Fellowship Hospital
  • 2008
    University Of Pittsburgh-Presbyterian Shadyside
    Residency Hospital
  • 2005
    University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center
    Internship Hospital
  • 2004
    University Of Maryland School Of Medicine
    Medical School
  • 2000
    Cornell University
    Undergraduate School


  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Resident Nominee, 21st Annual Rappeport Fellowship, 2007
  • Finalist, American Psychoanalytic Association's Fellowship Program, 2007

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Top credentials. Helped me tremendously with several difficult issues. Provides therapy and medications as indicated. He makes it easy to talk about anything. I have great trust in him and recommend him very highly.
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consistent, professional, yet personable, top quality care and services ... one of the best in the industry
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I recently parted ways with Dr. Shugarman after 4 years. The main reason is that he started pushing ECT on me, which I wanted no part of. It was also often hard to convince him that the most recent med I was on was putting my anxiety on overload. However—he is kind, competent, and professional. He...Read More
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I have been seeing Dr. Sugarman for 3 years for Bipolar condition which I've had all my life. As an older person, I've seen a number of psychiatrists over my life while living in other states. He is the best. He understands the problems of older people as they work with bipolar disorder. His...Read More
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Ryan S. Shugarman, MD, PLLC - Clinical & Forensic Psychiatrist

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    • Wed: 1:00pm - 9:00pm
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