Tracy Barbour, MD

Position: Instructor
Categories: Faculty

Dr. Barbour is the Medical Director of the Massachusetts General Hospital Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) clinical service, and an attending physician in the Department of Psychiatry. Dr. Barbour practices psychiatry by focusing on the individual and their unique strengths to deliver highly individualized care by utilizing her experience in psychotherapy, clinical neuroscience, and mind-body medicine to treat patients with multiple mental and physical comorbidities. Dr. Barbour’s research interests focus on addressing ways of improving treatment outcomes using Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) through individualized treatment planning. Dr. Barbour received her medical degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, Michigan. After graduating from medical school, Dr. Barbour moved to Boston to join the combined Massachusetts General Hospital and McLean Hospital Adult Psychiatry Residency Program. During residency, she joined the program’s research track and served as the chief resident of McLean Hospital’s Clinical Evaluation Center. Following residency, Dr. Barbour was awarded the competitive Dupont-Warren Fellowship from Harvard Medical School, to learn advanced methods in neuroimaging and neuroscience research. Recently, Dr. Barbour was awarded a nationally prestigious NARSAD Young Investigator Award from the Brain and Behavior Foundation to study neuroimaging correlates of social behavior and social dysfunction.