Physicians and Staff

Jill A. RachBeisel, M.D.
Associate Professor of Psychiatry,
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Division Head, Psychiatry
Division Director, Community Psychiatry

Medical Director, Walter P. Carruthers Clinic
Medical Degree: Pennsylvania State Medical School
Residency: University of Maryland Medical System
Internship: University of Maryland Medical System
Board Certification: Addiction Psychiatry
Special Interests: Women’s Mental Health Issues (particularly the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of disorders related to the reproductive cycle); Acute Psychiatric Care; Emergency Psychiatric Interventions; Attention Deficit Disorder in Adults; Illness Management and Recovery; Family Involvement; Dual Diagnosi


Curtis N. Adams, Jr., M.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry,
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Senior Psychiatrist, Walter P. Carruthers Clinic

Medical Degree: Howard University College of Medicine
Residency: Drexel University Hospital
Board Certification: Psychiatry
Special Interests: Severe and Persistent Mental Illness; Schizophrenia


L. Elliott Hong, M.D.
Professor of Psychiatry,
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Chief, Maryland Psychiatric Research Center Neuroimaging Research Program
Director, University of Maryland Center for Brain Imaging Research

Medical Degree: Sun Yat-Sen University of Medical Sciences in Guangzhou, China
Residency: University of Maryland School of Medicine
Special Interests: Neurophysiology; Functional MRI; Genetic Study; Clinical Trials of Novel Compounds for Treating Schizophrenia Core Biological Deficits


Donald L. Thompson, M.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: Bowman Gray School of Medicine of Wake Forest University
Residency: University of Maryland Medical System
Board Certification: Psychiatry
Special Interests: Psychotic Disorders

To schedule appointments, or to contact the Community Referral Specialist, call 410-328-9621.