david r. mcduff, M.D.

Dr. David McDuff is a nationally known addiction, trauma, and sports psychiatrist and a retired Army Colonel. He holds faculty appointments at the University Of Maryland School Of Medicine in Baltimore (clinical professor) and the Uniformed Services University in Bethesda (adjunct associate professor). He is the founder of the University of Maryland’s Division of Alcohol & Drug Abuse and its Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship and Sports Psychiatry Programs. He has three times been selected by Baltimore Magazine as its Top Doc in Addiction Psychiatry.

Dr. McDuff is an active clinician, teacher, speaker, and writer who has given more than 100 lectures at national and international conferences, and has published over 60 journal articles, book chapters, reviews, manuals and monographs including his highly regarded book entitled “Sports Psychiatry: Strategies for Life Balance & Peak Performance (2102, American Psychiatric Press). He is one of America’s leading Sports Psychiatrists serving as the team psychiatrist and mental skills trainer for the Baltimore Orioles (1996-present) and Ravens (1996-2013), and as the current performance medicine physician for the Indianapolis Colts (2015-present).

Dr. McDuff has been married since 1978 to Marie Sanders McDuff and has four children and four grandchildren. For additional information on his work with athletes see his MD Sports Performance website (www.mdsports.net).