Luis Giuffra, MD, PhD

Luis Giuffra


MD — Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia (Lima, Peru, 1986)
PhD — Yale University (New Haven, CT, 1991)
Psychiatry Residency — Washington University (St. Louis, MO, 1997)

Dr. Giuffra is a Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at Washington University. He has received several awards, including fellowships from the McArthur Foundation (for research in Major Depression) and the UK Mental Health Foundation (for research in Alzheimer’s Disease). In 2011, he received the Mortimer Goodman award from the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill. Dr. Giuffra has been recognized by his peers as one of the “Best Doctors in America” for the past several years.

Dr. Giuffra treats adult patients (18 and older). He specializes in psychopharmacology and has a special interest in Major Depression, Bipolar Disorder, Schizophrenia and Anxiety Disorders. He is an out-of-network provider for all insurances; the office will file insurance claims as a courtesy to patients. For a link to Dr. Giuffra’s CV click here.

Dr. Giuffra is the Medical Director for the Multidisciplinary Assessment Program for Distressed Professionals at Clayton Behavioral.

Insurance Accepted: Private pay only, will file with insurance as a courtesy.

Currently unable to accept new patients.