Oscar G. Morales, MD
Senior Medical Advisor
Founder (2009) and Director McLean Hospital TMS
Faculty Psychiatry Residency Program
McLean Hospital – Massachusetts General Hospital MGH
Harvard Medical School
Dr. Oscar G. Morales, MD, is Senior Medical Advisor for Achieve TMS since 2017. Dr. Morales is the founder (2009) and medical director of the McLean Hospital TMS Service, the first in the Harvard Medical School and Partners Healthcare system dedicated to psychiatric treatments and investigation. He is responsible for all TMS activities including clinical, training, and current investigation of TMS in treating psychiatric disorders. Dr. Morales is on the faculty of the MGH/McLean Adult Psychiatry Residency Training Program and is involved in the training of Harvard students, residents, fellows, and psychiatrists. He was involved in the efforts that led Massachusetts Medicare to approve TMS for depression and soon after with the largest private health insurance companies.
Dr. Morales pioneered the development of TMS, as a Fellow, he participated in the investigation that led FDA to approve TMS for the treatment of depression (2008) and was the McLean site primary investigator for a worldwide trial that resulted in FDA approval of deep TMS for the treatment of depression (2013). He is an expert in the National Network of Depression Centers (NNDC) TMS Task Group, which develops guidelines, recommendations and collaborative research at a national level. Dr. Morales is Chair of the Brain Stimulation for Anxiety and Depression (BRASFAD) working group of the Depression and Anxiety Division (DAD) at McLean Hospital.
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Education & Training:
1977 MD, San Carlos University Medical School, Guatemala City, Guatemala
1977-1979 Internal Medicine, Roosevelt Hospital, Guatemala City, Guatemala
1981-1983 Internal Medicine, General Hospital IGSS, Guatemala City, Guatemala
1993-1997 Psychiatry, Tufts University Medical Center
1985-1986 US Department of State, HH Humphrey Fellow, Fulbright Program, University of Minnesota
2002-2005 TMS and Brain Stimulation, New York State Psychiatric Institute College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York.
Phone: 413-341-5954. Mobile: 212-203-3434
Office Address: 47 Pleasant Street #1-NW, Northampton, Massachusetts 01060. USA