Oscar Bukstein, MD, PhD
Oscar Bukstein, MD, PhD, is currently Vice-Chair of Psychiatry at Boston Children’s Hospital. He attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston and has a master’s degree in public health from the UT- Houston. Dr Bukstein spent several years in Houston, Texas at the University of Texas (UT) Health Science Center in Houston, where he was a professor of psychiatry and chief of the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. He was also the medical director at DePelchin Children’s Center. He has over 30 years of practice experience with particular clinical and research expertise in treating youth with substance use disorders, and other disruptive behavior disorders.
Dr Bukstein has a substantial academic record, having authored or co-authored over 150 papers, chapters, or books. He’s received funding from the National Institute of Mental Health, the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, and the National Institute on Child Health and Human Development.