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Matthew N. Koury, M.D., M.P.H.
 
Matthew N. Koury, M.D., M.P.H.
Dr. Koury is the Founder and Director of the Mind Health Institute, Newport Beach. He is a Board certified Child, Adolescent, and Adult Psychiatrist that seamlessly merges his impressive academic credentials with a warm and engaging demeanor. Dr. Koury is known for his thoughtful approach when it comes to using psychiatric medications and his decisions are always informed by current evidence‑based standards. Dr. Koury is also committed to educating his clients and families about their treatment in order to assist them in making the best decision regarding their ongoing care. Dr. Koury also works extensively in the field of Sports Psychiatry working with athletes of all levels focusing largely on the interface between ADHD and performance. This includes working directly with Major League Baseball (MLB), Minor League Baseball (MiLB), the National Football League (NFL), and the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee (USOPC).

Clinical Focus:
  • Medication management for children, adolescents, and adults with a range of issues
  • Psychotherapy for adolescents and young adults struggling with life transitional issues or mental illness
  • ADHD evaluations & treatment for athletes of all levels including MLB & NFL players as well as USOPC & MiLB athletes.
Certifications:
  • Board certified in Psychiatry
  • Board certified in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Distinguished Fellow, American Psychiatric Association
  • Distinguished Fellow, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Training:
  • Harvard School of Public Health (M.P.H.)
  • UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute (Residency)
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital of Columbia & Cornell Universities (Fellowship)
Appointments:
  • Assistant Clinical Professor, UCLA Department of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Past President, Southern California Society of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Founding Chair, Sports Psychiatry Committee for the Orange County Psychiatric Society
  • Leadership Council, Positive Coaching Alliance - Los Angeles
Awards:
  • Orange County Physician of Excellence Award annually from 2015‑2022
  • Most Distinguished Psychiatrist Award 2019 as selected by the Orange County Psychiatric Society
Other:
  • Served as Chief Fellow, New York Presbyterian Hospital of Columbia & Cornell Universities
  • Served as Chief Resident of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Service, UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute
  • Served on National Committee (Family Committee), American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Previously taught psychopharmacology at Pepperdine's Graduate School of Education & Psychology in Malibu, CA
(*Click here for curriculum vitae)