Dr. Todd S. Cox, MD

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Dr. Todd S. Cox, MD

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Todd S. Cox, MD PLLC 1020 19th St NW Ste 625, Washington, DC 20036 Get Directions
(202) 223-8530

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Dr. Todd Cox is a Board-Certified Psychiatrist on the faculties of both The Johns Hopkins University and Georgetown University Schools...Read more

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Specialties

  • Psychiatry

Board Certifications

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  • Psychiatry

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Stress Disorder (ASD)
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Adolescent Depression
  • Adult Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Adult Panic Anxiety Syndrome
  • Affective Disorders, Psychotic
  • Agitated Depression
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Anorexia
  • Antisocial Personality Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety Attack
  • Anxiolytic Dependence
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Atypical Depression
  • Avoidant Personality Disorder
  • Behavioral Symptoms of Social Anxiety Disorder
  • Binge Eating Disorder
  • Binswanger's Dementia
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Bipolar I Disorder
  • Bipolar II Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Brief Psychotic Disorder
  • Bulimia
  • Catatonic Depression
  • Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorder
  • Comorbid Psychiatric Disorders
  • Delirium
  • Delusion
  • Delusional Disorder
  • Dementia
  • Dementia, Familial British
  • Dependent Personality Disorder
  • Depression
  • Depression Relapse
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Depressive Episode
  • Disordered Eating
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Eating Disorders
  • Emotional Stress
  • Excessive Daytime Sleepiness
  • Frontotemporal Dementia
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Grief
  • Histrionic Personality Disorder
  • Homosexual Issues
  • Insomnia
  • Lewy Body Dementia
  • Major Affective Disorder 1
  • Major Affective Disorder 2
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Major Depressive Episode
  • Medical-Psychiatric Issues
  • Mixed-State Bipolar Disorder
  • Mood and Adjustment Disorder
  • Mood Disorder Due to a General Medical Condition
  • Mood Disorders
  • Narcissistic Personality Disorder
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder (OCPD)
  • Pain Disorder
  • Panic Disorder
  • Paranoid Personality Disorder
  • Paraphilias
  • Pedophilia
  • Persistent Anxiety
  • Personality Disorders
  • Physical Symptoms of Social Anxiety Disorder
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Presenile Dementia, Kraepelin Type
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychiatric Issues in Palliative Care
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Psychotic Depression
  • Psychotic Disorders
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizoid and Schizotypal Personality Disorder
  • Schizoid Personality Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder
  • Separation Anxiety
  • Severe Anxiety
  • Sexual Aversion Disorder
  • Sexual Desire Disorders
  • Sexual Disorders
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Shared Psychotic Disorder
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Social Anxiety Disorder
  • Stress-Induced Disorders
  • Substance Use Disorders
  • Substance-Induced Psychotic Disorders
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Vascular Dementia

Procedures Performed

  • Adolescent Counseling
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Counseling for Gay and-or Lesbian Individuals
  • Counseling Services
  • Exposure Therapy
  • Family Counseling
  • Family Psychotherapy
  • Grief Therapy
  • Interpersonal and Social Rhythm Therapy (ISRT)
  • LGBT Affirmative Psychotherapy
  • Marital and Family Psychotherapy
  • Marital Counseling
  • Marital Therapy
  • Medication Management
  • Outpatient Psychiatry
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychiatric Medication Therapy
  • Psychiatric Services
  • Psychodynamic Therapy
  • Psychoeducation
  • Psychological Counseling
  • Psychopharmacologic Treatment
  • Psychopharmacology Management
  • Psychosomatic Medicine Services
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)
  • Psychotherapy for Crisis
  • Psychotherapy Services
  • Psychotherapy With Medication Management
  • Supportive Counseling

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Johns Hopkins University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1995

  • Internship Hospital
    Johns Hopkins University / School of Medicine

    Completed in 1996

  • Residency Hospital
    Johns Hopkins University / School of Medicine

    Completed in 1999

  • Fellowship Hospital
    The Johns Hopkins University

    Completed in 2001

  • Undergraduate School
    Georgetown University

    Graduated in 1989

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • Johns Hopkins Psychiatry Faculty Mentorship Award, 2001
    • Janssen Future Leaders in Psychiatry, 2002
    • Washingtonian Top Therapist, 2009
    • HealthGrades 5 Star Award, 2010
    • Patients' Choice Award, 2009
    • Consumer Research Council of America Top Psychiatrist, annually
    • Washingtonian Top Doctor, annually
    • Georgetown University Outstanding Teacher, 2003
    • Pfizer Mentorship Award, 2002
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Cox says...

Dr. Todd Cox is a Board-Certified Psychiatrist on the faculties of both The Johns Hopkins University and Georgetown University Schools of Medicine. Along with his faculty roles at both institutions, Dr. Cox maintains a private practice in Washington, D.C.. He has been elected to the prestigious American College of Psychiatrists as well as named a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. Additionally, he has been designated as a "Top Doctor" and "Top Therapist" by Washingtonian magazine and Washington Checkbook, a "Patients' Choice" winner, and one of "America's Top Psychiatrists" by Consumers' Research Council of America.

Dr. Todd Cox is a magna cum laude graduate of Georgetown University and The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He remained at Johns Hopkins for his residency training and served as the psychiatric chief resident.  Following his training, he was appointed to the Johns Hopkins faculty and treated adolescents and adults with multiple psychiatric issues, including mood disorders, anxiety disorders, schizophrenia, eating disorders, chronic pain, and comorbid medical issues. In 2001, Dr. Cox relocated to Washington, D.C. and joined the Georgetown University psychiatry faculty, serving as Medical Director of Georgetown's hospital-based programs and oncology program. At this time, Dr. Cox cares for patients in his private practice located in downtown Washington, D.C. He has served as the consulting psychiatrist for St. Mary's College of Maryland and The Sidwell Friends School, and he has working relationships with many of the other high schools and colleges in the Baltimore-Washington area. He also has been a treating psychiatrist in Student Mental Health on The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions campus. He continues to serve on the faculties of both Johns Hopkins and Georgetown and is an active teacher and mentor of students, residents, and fellows at both institutions.  Dr. Cox is board certified through the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, and is a member of the prestigious American College of Psychiatrists. He also serves on the Ethics Committee of the Washington Psychiatric Society. Recently he was identified again by Washingtonian magazine and Washington Checkbook as a "Top Doctor" and "Top Therapist," has been honored by the Consumers' Research Council of America as one of "America's Top Psychiatrists," and designated by Vitals as a "Patients' Choice Award" winner and a "Most Compassionate Doctor."