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Oscar A. Gerdner, MD

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Affiliated With: Yale Medicine

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Biography - Oscar A. Gerdner, MD

Oscar Gerdner, M.D., is a board-certified child and adolescent psychiatrist at the Yale Child Study Center, where he previously served as a Chief Fellow, an honor to which he was elected by his peers and faculty. He is passionate about providing excellent patient care and "making the world a better place for kids and their families."

Raised in Connecticut, Dr. Gerdner studied psychology at Georgetown before returning home to the University of Connecticut for medical school. At UConn, he did research on the roles of fathers in caring for children with HIV and was elected by his peers for induction into the Gold Humanism Honor Society, which recognizes integrity, compassion, altruism, and service in addition to clinical excellence. After earning his M.D., Dr. Gerdner trained in adult psychiatry at Harvard Medical School’s Massachusetts General Hospital and McLean Hospital. At Harvard, he served as a Chief Resident and completed a Fellowship in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy with the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute. He also served on the premedical committee of Harvard College's Currier House and pursued advanced training in Mentalization-Based Treatment (MBT) at McLean. A board-certified general psychiatrist, Dr. Gerdner served as an assistant editor for the Harvard Review of Psychiatryand has written book chapters on cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), motivational interviewing, and autism spectrum disorders. He has published on the nature of the patient-physician relationship and has presented at national conferences on difficult-to-treat psychiatric conditions and on innovations in medical education. Dr. Gerdner is thrilled to be on the faculty in child and adolescent psychiatry at Yale. At Yale, he has also had the privilege of teaching an undergraduate course on the neuroscience, psychology and history of mindfulness. In his free time, Dr. Gerdner enjoys hanging out with his family, reading, playing video games, discovering new music, and exploring beautiful Connecticut by bicycle.

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Overview

Gender

Male

Specialty

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Language(s)

English

Education & Training

Education

University of Connecticut School of Medicine

Residency

Massachusetts General Hospital

Fellowship

Yale Child Study Center

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  • AETNA
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  • COMMUNITY CARE NETWORK
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  • CORVEL
  • FIRST HEALTH NETWORK
  • FOCUS HEALTHCARE
  • GREAT WEST
  • HUSKY
  • MEDICAID
  • MEDICARE
  • MULTIPLAN
  • OXFORD HEALTH PLANS
  • RAILROAD MEDICARE
  • TRICARE/CHAMPUS
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE
  • US FAMILY HEALTH PLAN
  • WELLCARE

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230 S. Frontage Rd
New Haven, CT 06510

Main (203) 785-6227
Fax (203) 737-5104

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