Dr. Sean Heffernan
Dr. Sean P. Heffernan, M.D. is a psychiatrist who specializes in the treatment of people with mood disorders and chronic medical illnesses. He attended Johns Hopkins University and Tulane University School of Medicine before completing his psychiatry training at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Dr. Heffernan has also completed two fellowships for specialty training in psychosomatic medicine and treatment-refractory mood disorders, at Massachusetts General Hospital and Johns Hopkins Hospital, respectively. Psychosomatic medicine is a subspecialty in psychiatry that focuses on treatment of people with both psychiatric and medical illnesses, such as traumatic brain injury and other neurologic disorders, cancer, organ transplantation, and HIV. Dr. Heffernan is an Assistant Professor at Johns Hopkins Hospital and operates a private practice in Annapolis, Maryland.