Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Faculty Profiles
Stephen H Dinwiddie, MD

Stephen H Dinwiddie, MD

Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Focus of Work


Areas of clinical interest include general forensic psychiatry and consultation-liaison psychiatry. Another area of clinical and research interest is use of electroconvulsive therapy, particularly in treatment-resistant mood disorders and in other conditions. Areas of research and scholarly interest have included behavioral genetics, particularly inheritance of susceptibility to addiction and to antisocial behaviors; electroconvulsive therapy; and psychiatric ethics.


Education and Certification

  • MD: Eastern VA Med Sch (1982)
  • Internship: Washington University Medical Center, Psychiatry (1983)
  • Residency: Washington University Medical Center, Psychiatry (1986)
  • Board Certification: Addiction Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry, Psychiatry


Clinic (for patients): 312-695-5060
Administrative office: 312-695-5800

NMH/Onterie Building Suite 7-200
446 E Ontario
Chicago IL 60611