Elliot Hong, MD, is an Endowed Professor and the Director of the Psychosis Research and Treatment Center (PRTC) in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. The Center aims to use cutting-edge science to uncover the cause of schizophrenia and related disorders. We endeavor to advance management and treatment strategy that help people having these severe mental health conditions to achieve their fullest potentials in life.

Dr. Hong is a board-certified psychiatrist and specializes on the treatment of individuals with complex presentations as well as with early onset or first episode of schizophrenia and psychosis. He directs the Psychosis Specialty Clinic which provides expert care for patients with schizophrenia spectrum disorders. We care for individuals age 12 and up.


General Psychiatry Residency
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Sun Yat-Sen University of Medical Sciences
Guangzhou, China

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Clinical Interests

Dr. Hong’s research focuses on using neuroimaging, genetics, clinical trials, brain stimulation, and neurophysiological methods to study etiology of and treatment for schizophrenia and other severe mental illness and addiction.