Yuriy Dobry, MD


  • Health Sciences Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences


  • MD, Tel Aviv University
  • Postdoctoral research fellowship, UCSF
  • Residency in psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry, Stanford University

Research focus

Most recent project: A 12-month follow-up study of adolescents after the remission of their first manic episode

Clinical focus

Children and adolescents with treatment-resistant depression; bipolar spectrum disorders; cyclothymic disorder; disruptive mood dysregulation disorder; irritability, temper outbursts, aggression, and mood symptoms comorbid with various psychiatric disorders

Teaching focus

Diagnosis, treatment, etiology, neurobiology of the following diagnostic criteria: depressive disorders, bipolar and related disorders, anxiety disorders in youth, ADHD, learning disabilities (in children and adolescents); in charge of teaching the mood disorders module to the UCSF Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellows; in charge of leading a yearlong clinical rotation designed for third-year General Psychiatry Residents emphasizing diagnosis and treatment of fundamental knowledge and clinical skills in child and adolescent psychiatry