Ulku ulgur, M.D.

Retired as of August 2018, Ulku Ulgur, M.D. co-founded the Center in 1985 and served as its Director until 2004. He is a board certified General and Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist who sees children, adolescents and adults. He specializes in the treatment of attention, developmental, anxiety, mood, and psychotic disorders in children and adolescents and in providing school-based mental health consultation to teachers, administrators, guidance counselors and psychologists. He developed school consultation programs for Anne Arundel, Baltimore, and Howard Counties. Dr. Ulgur is especially known for his work with complex cases of autistic spectrum and bipolar mood disorder.

Dr. Ulgur completed his undergraduate and medical education at the University of Istanbul Turkey and his adult psychiatric training in Pennsylvania and Delaware. In addition, he completed a two-year Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in 1965. Following his child training he joined the University’s full-time faculty serving for ten years as Director of its inpatient, outpatient, and hospital consultation services. For the past twenty years, while he continued his teaching activities as a member of clinical faculty he developed and maintained an active office and consulting practice at Howard and Anne Arundel counties. Dr Ulgur is an active teacher and lecturer who has given many regional and international talks. He is a Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and Life Fellow of American Academy Of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. He also served as President of Maryland Regional Council of the AACAP.He has received awards for his services to children and families from the University of Maryland and the City of Baltimore. Dr. Ulgur and his wife Marilyn have four daughters and live in Owings Mills, Maryland.