Dr. Todd Scott Cox MD Psychiatrist

Dr. Todd Cox is a psychiatrist in Washington, District of Columbia and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Johns Hopkins Hospital and MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. He received his medical degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 19 years. He is one of 35 doctors at Johns Hopkins Hospital and one of 31 at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital who specialize in Psychiatry. He also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Psychiatrist: General Psychiatry, Psycho-Oncology, Psychopharmacology, Psychosomatic Medicine

Clinical Interests: Bipolar Disorder, Psychotic Disorders, Psychotherapy, Personality, Affective Symptoms, Mood Disorders, Seasonal Affective Disorder, Schizophrenia, Psychopharmacology, Cognitive Therapy, Substance-Related Disorders, Medical Education, Mental Disorders, Health Education, Epidemiology, Sexual Behavior, Chronic Disease, Practice Attitudes Health Knowledge, Depressive Disorder, Anxiety Disorders, Depression, Combined Modality Therapy, Life Change Events, Adolescent Psychology

Hospital Affiliation

MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

Johns Hopkins Hospital
Ranked #3 in Psychiatry

Other Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Education & Medical Training

Johns Hopkins University
Residency, Psychiatry, 1995–1999

Johns Hopkins University
Fellowship, Affective Disorders, 1999–2001

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Class of 1995

Johns Hopkins University
Chief Residency, Psychiatry, 1998–1999

Georgetown University
Other Training, Spanish Literature, 1985–1989

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified in Psychiatry

MD State Medical License
Active through 2014

DC State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Top MD, Consumers Checkbook

Distinguished Fellow, American Psychiatric Association

Top Doctors, Washingtonian Magazine

Top Therapists, Washingtonian Magazine

Top Psychiatrists, Consumer Research Council of America

Publications & Presentations

The effectiveness of a school-based adolescent depression education program.
Swartz, K.L., Kastelic, E.A., Hess, S.G., Cox, T.S., Gonzales, L.C., Mink, S.P., DePaulo, J.R.

A survey of adolescents' knowledge about depression.
Hess, S.G., Cox, T.S., Gonzales, L.C., Kastelic, E.A., Mink, S.P., Rose, L.E., Swartz, K.L.

Refractory chronic pain.
Clark, M.R., Cox, T.S.


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