Dr. Dougherty is a board-certified psychiatrist who treats those with psychiatric disorders along with having a special interest in traumatic brain injury and sports psychiatry/sports psychology.  He continues to collaborate with colleagues to promote the literature in the TBI field. He is very comfortable treating medically complicated patients and is an expert in the cutting-edge treatment of ketamine for depression.


Dr. Dougherty completed his psychiatric training at Johns Hopkins Hospital.  Prior to that he completed a family medicine residency at Bryn Mawr Hospital for which he is also board-certified and where he received the resident mental health award.  He also has a masters degree in genetics from Thomas Jefferson University.  He went to Philadelphia College of Osteopathic medicine for medical school and completed his undergraduate work at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia.

Dr. Dougherty is a member of the International Society of Sports Psychiatry (ISSP) and a member and former board member of the American Society of Ketamine Physicians, Psychotherapists & Practitioners (ASKP3). He is also currently a part-time faculty member at Johns Hopkins Hospital.