New Medical Director for Autism Services
(November 2008) Matthew Siegel, MD, of Yarmouth has joined Spring Harbor Hospital as Medical Director of the Developmental Disorders Treatment Unit, the only program of its kind in Maine serving youth ages 5 to 21 who have both mental illness and a neuro-developmental disorder, such as autism.
Dr. Siegel also consults to The Barbara Bush Children's Hospital and the Autism & Developmental Disorders Early Assessment Clinic at Maine Medical Center. He provides consultation to local pediatricians and family practitioners, as well.
A graduate of Stanford Medical School and the Triple Board Residency Training Program in General Psychiatry, Child Psychiatry, and Pediatrics at Brown University, Dr. Siegel is also a member of the consensus group for the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry's Practice Parameter for Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Dr. Siegel splits time between offices within Maine Medical Center's Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and Spring Harbor Hospital. He can be reached at 207-761-2200.