Samuel Scott, MD



American Board of Psychiatry



Medical School:

The University of Toledo College of Medicine


Baylor College of Medicine


Cambridge Health Alliance


Dr. Scott has had training in psychiatry and psychology all across the country, from Ohio to Texas to Massachusetts.

He has a passion for working with children and families who are having a hard time from school problems, behavioral challenges, disruptions at home, and also specific difficulties caused by ADHD, autism, depression, and anxiety.

Dr. Scott has robust training on how to use medications, individual therapy, family therapy, and community resources to help kids and their families.

Outside of the medical world, he enjoys water activities, spending time with family and friends, cheering on the Atlanta Braves, and going fishing.

Clinical Interests:

  • ADHD
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder and other Neurodevelopmental Disorders
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Trauma and Psychosis

Honors and Awards:

  • Walden Award – The University of Toledo College of Medicine (2014)


Articles Published in Peer-Reviewed Scientific Journals

  • Scott, S., DeJong, S. (2021). Book Review: Clinical Manual of Youth Addictive Disorders 27 (3), 241-242. DOI: 10.1097/PRA.0000000000000544
  • Nguyen, P. T., Lamkin, J., Coverdale, J. H., Scott, S., Li, K., & Gordon, M. R. (2017). Identifying Human Trafficking Victims on a Psychiatry Inpatient Service: a Case Series. Psychiatric Quarterly, 89(2), 341–348.

Chapters in books

  • Scott, S. (2016). How Medical School Taught Me to Put Studying Second. In A. Major (Ed.), in-Training: Stories from Tomorrow’s Physicians (null ed., Vol. 1, pp. 245–246). Pager Publications, Inc.
  • 3. Published abstracts, preliminary communications, panel discussions Scott, S., Fosbenner, S., Miyamoto, B., Masuku, S., Yehudian, S., Cama, S., Robinson, L. (2021, April 21) Telemental Health is Not Equal: Examining Inequities in Virtual Mental Healthcare. [Poster Presentation]. Harvard Medical School Annual Mysell Research Day. Cambridge, Massachusetts.
  • Shah, A., Banu, S., Han, J., Heekin, R. D., Scott, S., Sharma, M., Murugen, C., & Matin, A. (2018, May 6). Disaster Psychiatry 101: Lessons Learned in Treating Victims of Hurricane Harvey. [Panel Presentation]. American Psychiatric Association Annual Conference, New York, New York.
  • Scott, S. D., & Li, K. (2017, September 22). Identifying Human Trafficking Victims on a Psychiatry Inpatient Unit [Paper Presentation]. Human Trafficking and Social Justice Conference, Toledo, Ohio.
  • Scott, Samuel D; Bunge, Scott D. (2009, November 13). Synthesis and Characterization of Germanium (II) Guanidinate Precursors. Poster session presented at the Ohio Inorganic Weekend, Cleveland, OH.
  • Scott, Samuel D; Bunge, Scott D. (2009, July 30). Synthesis and Characterization of Germanium (II) Precursors for the Synthesis of Nanowires. Poster session presented at the Northeast Ohio Undergraduate Research Symposium, Cleveland, OH.

Community Involvement and Memberships:

American Psychiatric Association

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

American Medical Association

Arnold P. Gold Foundation

Contact Info:

(757) 668-4673 (HOPE)



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