Andrew A. Nierenberg, M.D.

Andrew A. Nierenberg, M.D.


Professor of Psychiatry
Harvard Medical School
Co-Director, Bipolar Clinic and Research Program
Associate Director of the Depression Clinical and
Research Program
Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH)

Dr. Nierenberg’s primary research interests are treatment-resistant depression, bipolar depression and the longitudinal course of mood disorders. He also maintains an active clinical practice and conducts clinical trials. He has been listed among the Best Doctors in North America for the treatment of mood and anxiety disorders continuously since 1994.

Dr. Nierenberg attended the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and went on to a residency in psychiatry at New York University/Bellevue Hospital and then became a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar at Yale University. In 1992, he joined the psychiatry department at MGH. He lectures nationally and internationally and teaches and supervises both clinicians and researchers.

NARSAD Grants: Independent Investigator 2000 and 2003

Foundation Prizes: 2013 Colvin Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Mood Disorders Research