Lorin M. Scher, M.D.
Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
2230 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95817
Office phone: (916) 734-2972
Dr. Scher completed his general psychiatry residency training at New York Presbyterian Hospital – Weill Cornell Medical Center. During this time, he completed a one year fellowship at the New York Psychoanalytic Institute. In 2010, Dr. Scher completed the Psychosomatic Medicine (PSM) Fellowship here at UC Davis, and joined the faculty as a teaching attending on the PSM service and site director for the emergency psychiatry rotation. He teaches medical students, residents, and fellows in a variety of settings, and supervises senior residents in long term psychotherapy. His interests include psychotherapy in the medically ill, psychodynamic psychotherapy, traumatic brain injury, and resident/medical student education. Dr. Scher is also the President of the Sacramento chapter of the Central California Psychiatric Society.
B.A., Columbia College, New York, 2001
M.D., George Washington University School of Medicine, 2005
Click here to view Dr. Scher's academic activities from July 2011 to June 2012.