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Peter Whybrow, MD


Peter Whybrow, MD

UCLA Physician Peter Whybrow, MD specializes in Psychiatry.
Language Spoken
English, French, German
Hospital Affiliation
Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
State License Number
(310) 825-9989
Voted Super Doctor
Psychiatry, University of North Carolina Hospitals, 1968 - 1969
Psychiatry, University of North Carolina Hospitals, 1965 - 1967
Medicine, University College London Hospitals, 1962 - 1963
MD, University of London, 1962
Additional Information

Dr. Peter C. Whybrow, physician-in-chief of Stewart and Lynda Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital at UCLA, is also the executive chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and director of the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior. An international authority on depression, manic-depressive disease and the effects of thyroid hormones on the brain and human behavior, Dr. Whybrow has lectured widely across the United States and Europe. He is a founding member and fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American College of Psychiatrists and the American Psychiatric Association.

Born in England, Dr. Whybrow received his training in endocrinology and psychiatry in London and North Carolina. He was a member of the scientific staff of the British Medical Research Council before coming to the United States to join the faculty of Dartmouth Medical School as chairman of psychiatry, and later as executive dean. Prior to joining the faculty at UCLA, Dr. Whybrow was the Ruth Meltzer Professor and chairman of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania.

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