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Halide Bilge Turkozer, MD

McLean Hospital Title
Harvard Medical School Title
  • Instructor in Psychiatry


Halide Bilge Turkozer, MD, is a staff psychiatrist at McLean Hospital and an instructor in psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. She is also an investigator at McLean Hospital’s Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorder Research Program. Her clinical interests include emerging serious mental illnesses in children, adolescents, and young adults. Her research focuses on risk biomarkers of serious mental illnesses in youth. More specifically, Dr. Turkozer investigates early brain changes that are potential risk indicators for psychotic and bipolar disorders in children and adolescents.

Dr. Turkozer serves as a member of the Steering Committee of the Consortium for Vision and Oculomics in Psychiatry (CVOP) and a member of the Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusivity (JEDI) Committee of the Society of Biological Psychiatry (SOBP). She has received awards for her clinical and research expertise from McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School, the American Psychiatric Association, the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and the Society of Biological Psychiatry.

Education & Training

  • 2010 MD, Ankara University School of Medicine
  • 2017-2021 Psychiatry Residency, Research Track, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
  • 2021-2023 Fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital/McLean Hospital
Board Certifications:
  • 2022 Medical License, Board of Registration in Medicine, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • 2022 Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • 2023 Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology


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