Elizabeth Liebson, MD

Elizabeth Liebson, MD

McLean Hospital Title
Harvard Medical School Title
  • Assistant Professor of Psychiatry


Elizabeth Liebson, MD, is a psychiatrist at the Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder Inpatient Program, dividing her time between clinical work and teaching psychiatry residents and medical students. She is particularly interested in phenomenology and evaluation of first breaks. Dr. Liebson has been a member of the staff at McLean since 2006.

While primarily a clinician, Dr. Liebson has experience as an investigator in several disciplines relevant to clinical neuroscience research including nosology and clinical pharmacology.

Education & Training

  • 1982 BA, Wellesley College
  • 1986 MD, New York University School of Medicine
  • 1987-1990 Psychiatry Residency, Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • 1990-1991 Psychiatry Residency, Beth Israel Hospital
  • 1991-1993 Behavioral Neurology Fellowship, Boston University, Boston VA Hospital
Board Certifications:
  • 1991 Medical License, Board of Registration in Medicine, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • 1993 Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology


Phone: 617.855.2284
Office Address: Belmont campus - Admissions Building, Room S308