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 this, he completed a family medicine residency at Bryn Mawr Hospital 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 a part-time faculty member at Johns Hopkins Hospital and also the Associate Medical Director at Harbor of Grace Recovery where treatment focuses primarily on first responders such as firefighters, police officers, EMTs and military members.