Zakhary, Lisa, MD, PhD

Staff Psychiatrist, OCD and Related Disorders Program, Primary Care Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital
Instructor, Harvard Medical School


Dr. Lisa Zakhary is an attending psychiatrist with the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and Related Disorders Program and MGH Primary Care Psychiatry. She holds an appointment as Instructor in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Zakhary graduated from Harvard Medical School and completed her residency in general psychiatry at MGH. She earned a PhD in molecular neurobiology during her medical training. She has a special interest in the field of psychodermatology and co-founded the MGH Comprehensive Skin Management Clinic, a multi-disciplinary dermatology/psychiatry clinic which provides treatment for patients with a variety of psychodermatologic conditions including compulsive skin picking, trichotillomania, and body dysmorphic disorder.