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Carl Feinstein

Academic Appointments

  • Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Stanford University Medical Center, Emeritus

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Contact Information

  • Clinical Offices
    Child Adolescent Psychiatry Clinic 401 Quarry Rd MC 5719 Stanford, CA 94305
    Tel Work (650) 723-5511 Fax (650) 724-7389
  • Academic Offices
    Personal Information
    Email Tel (650) 498-5246 Tel (650) 498-7376
    Not for medical emergencies or patient use

Professional Overview

Clinical Focus

  • Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Psychotherapeutic Processes

Administrative Appointments

  • Director, Stanford Autism Center at Packard Children's Hospital, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford University School of Medicine (2005 - present)
  • Director, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (2005 - 2013)

Boards, Advisory Committees, Professional Organizations

  • Board Member, Stanford New Schools, Stanford School of Graduate Education (2006 - present)

Professional Education

Board Certification: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (1979)
Internship: Us Pub Hlth Hosp New Orleans LA (1969)
Board Certification: Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (1978)
Residency: Children's Hospital National Medical Center DC (1975)
Residency: National Institute of Mental Health DC (1972)
Medical Education: State University of New York NY (1968)



Graduate and Fellowship Program Affiliations

Scientific Focus

Current Research and Scholarly Interests

Autism and Asperger's Disorder.

Genetically-based neurodevelopmental disorder, including Velocardiofacial Syndrome, Smith-Magenis Syndrome, Williams Syndrome, and Fragile X Syndrome.

Intellectual Disability (mental retardation) and psychiatric disorders.

Developmental Language Disorder and Learning Disabilities.

Sensory impairment in children, including visual and hearing impairment.

Psychiatric aspects of medical illness and disability in children.


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