Mclean Hospital
Alexander Vuckovic, MD

Alexander Vuckovic, MD

McLean Hospital Title:
Harvard Medical School Title:
  • Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Part-Time


Since 1999, Alexander Vuckovic, MD, has been medical director of The Pavilion, where he has overseen the care of more than 1,500 patients, in addition to thousands more in his outpatient practice. He has spent his entire 30-year post-residency career immersed in the diagnosis, clinical care and management of major psychiatric conditions, including 15 years treating the most difficult tertiary care referrals as a psychiatrist-in-charge at McLean Hospital’s Psychotic Disorders Program.

Dr. Vuckovic has published extensively, including original studies and retrospective reviews of the pharmacologic treatment of depressive illness and psychotic disorders. He has been selected by his peers as one of the Best Doctors in America for 13 consecutive years. Dr. Vuckovic is a diplomate, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, a distinguished fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, and an assistant professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School.


Mood DisordersPsychotic Disorders


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Education & Training:

  • 1977 BS, University of Notre Dame
  • 1981 MD, Harvard Medical School; Harvard-MIT Program in Health Sciences and Technology
  • 1981-1982 PGY-I Residency, McLean Hospital and Mount Auburn Hospital
  • 1982-1985 PGY-II-IV Residency in Psychiatry, McLean Hospital
Board Certifications:
  • 1982 Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • 1982 Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners
  • 1983 State of New Hampshire
  • 1986 Diplomate, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • 2004 Buprenorphine Certification, American Society of Addiction Medicine




Office Address:

Belmont campus - Wyman Building, Room 204