Robert A. Herman, M.D., FAPA, received his medical degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo in 1983. He completed his residency in Psychiatry at New York University-Bellevue Hospital Center in 1987 and completed psychoanalytic training at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in 1992. He was certified in Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, and is a Fellow in the American Psychiatric Association.


Dr. Herman has taught at New York University, Columbia University, the Mount Sinai School of Medicine and the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He is on the consulting medical staff of Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis.


Dr. Herman has worked in a variety of treatment settings including psychiatric hospitals, general hospitals, substance abuse treatment programs, University mental health services, and private psychiatric practice. He has experience in treating patients with individual psychotherapy including psychoanalysis, group and family therapy, as well as employing medical treatments including medications and transcranial magnetic stimulation. He has experience diagnosing and treating a wide variety of psychiatric disorders, including depression, bipolar disorders, anxiety disorders, ADHD, PTSD, Dissociative Disorders and Substance Use Disorders. He treats children, adolescents, and adults. At Spectrum his principal role is performing diagnostic examinations and providing medical treatment (psychopharmacotherapy and other medical treatments) to patients, He works collaboratively with patient’s therapists at Spectrum or other locations to provide high quality psychiatric care.


On a personal note, Dr. Herman hails from Long Island, NY. He sings bass in the “Bach in Baltimore” Concert Series, lauded for over thirty years for high-quality Baroque community performances and engaging music education. He has three grown daughters and several grandchildren.


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Accepting new patients? Yes, accepting new patients.