Wayne Goodman, MD Professor & Chair

Wayne Goodman, MD, D.C and Irene Ellwood Professor and Chair of the Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Baylor College of Medicine, specializes in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) for intractable psychiatric illnesses. He is the principal developer of the Y-BOCS, the gold standard for assessing OCD, and co-founder of the International OCD Foundation. Prior to joining Baylor, he held senior administrative positions at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, NIMH and the University of Florida. He graduated from Columbia University with a degree in Electrical Engineering, received his medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine and completed his internship, residency, and research fellowship at Yale School of Medicine where he remained on faculty for 7 years. He is currently a Principal Investigator on grants from NIH’s BRAIN initiative including one on developing Adaptive DBS for OCD.

Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX

Advanced Neuromodulation for Psychiatric Disorders