Leading Geriatric Psychiatrist, Brent P. Forester, MD is to be Recognized as a 2018 Top Doctor in Massachusetts – Top Doctor Awards

Brent P. Forester, MD, Geriatric Psychiatrist, Chief of the Division of Geriatric Psychiatry at McLean Hospital and Medical Director for Behavioral Health in the Center for Population Health Management at Partners HealthCare, has been named a 2018 Top Doctor in Massachusetts. Top Doctor Awards is dedicated to selecting and honoring those healthcare practitioners who have demonstrated clinical excellence while delivering the highest standards of patient care.


Dr. Brent P. Forester is a highly respected and experienced physician, having been in practice for many years. His career in medicine began in 1992 when he graduated with his Medical Degree from Dartmouth Medical School. After medical school, Dr. Forester completed his internship with Massachusetts General Hospital followed by his residency in Adult Psychiatry at McLean Hospital. Driven to further his expertise and knowledge, he undertook his fellowship at the Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center.


Dr. Forester has dedicated his life to geriatric psychiatry, specializing in the treatment of older adults with depression, bipolar disorder, and behavioral complications of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. He is a member of the American Psychiatric Association and has served on the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry and the Alzheimer’s Association of Massachusetts/New Hampshire.


His research focuses on the use of brain imaging techniques and clinical assessment to understand the causes of depression and bipolar disorder later in life. Dr. Forester keeps current with the newest developments, guidelines, and procedures in his field leading the Geriatric Psychiatry Research Program, founded in 2000, and the Geriatric Mood Disorders Research Program, founded in 2005. His meticulous approach to patient care, coupled with his dedication to his work, and contributions in his field makes Dr. Brent P. Forester, MD a very worthy winner of a 2018 Top Doctor Award.


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