Franklin King, MD
Psychiatrist, Massachusetts General Hospital
Instructor, Harvard Medical School
Dr. King received his MD from the University of Massachusetts and completed residency in psychiatry at the Massachusetts General Hospital-McLean Hospital combined program, serving as consult-liaison Chief Resident and being awarded the annual Thomas P. Hackett Award. Following graduation, he completed a fellowship in consult-liaison psychiatry as well as research fellowship with then MGH Cardiac Psychiatry Research Program. His primary interest is in the treatment of psychosomatic and functional conditions as well as the utilization of psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy to treat a variety of chronic psychiatric conditions. He is currently involved in the development of a neuroimaging study using psilocybin-assisted psychotherapy for depression, anticipated to enroll subjects in 2020. In addition, he remains involved in teaching and supervising residents and fellows, and practices clinically as staff psychiatrist at the Center for Anxiety and Traumatic Stress Disorders.
No financial relationships have been disclosed.