Karen Monroe, MD

Karen Monroe, MD

McLean Hospital Title
Harvard Medical School Title
  • Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Part-Time


Karen Monroe, MD, has been the medical director of McLean Hospital’s Child and Adolescent Outpatient Clinic since 2004. She also serves as the child and adolescent psychiatrist for the 3East DBT Outpatient Clinic at McLean. A dedicated teacher, Dr. Monroe coordinates the Child Outpatient Rotation for PGY3 adult residents. She has a strong interest in resilience in children and adolescents.

Education & Training

  • 1989 BA in Russian Studies, Yale College
  • 1993 MD, Harvard Medical School
  • 1993-1996 Residency in Adult Psychiatry, McLean Hospital
  • 1996-1998 Child Psychiatry Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital/McLean Hospital
Board Certifications:
  • 1994 Medical License, Board of Registration in Medicine, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • 2001, 2011 Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology


Phone: 617.855.2320
Office Address: Cambridge Outpatient - 799 Concord Avenue, Cambridge, MA