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Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Full Time Faculty

Dr. Markus KruesiMarkus J. P. Kruesi, M.D.

(843)792-0135 phone
(843)792-5598 fax


Biographical Sketch
Dr. Kruesi is Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at MUSC. He is also Training Director of MUSC’s Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Residency Training Program. He has been chosen by his peers as one of the Best Doctors in the US every year from 2000 to the present. Prior to MUSC, he was Director of the Institute for Juvenile Research and Head of the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Illinois.  Prior to that he conducted research at the NIMH Child Psychiatry Branch. He is the author or co-author of over 100 publications, including an intervention, Emergency Department Means Restriction Education, listed in SAMHSA’s National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices.

Clinical and/or Research Expertise
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Aggression, Conduct Disorder, Suicide Prevention


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