Susan D. Swick, MD


Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychiatry, and Psychiatry-Forensic

Susan Swick, MD, MPH is the executive director of Ohana, a center for child and adolescent behavioral health at the Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula. Dr. Swick is designing and building the clinical programs at Ohana, which will include crisis stabilization and outpatient treatment as well as education and wellness programming in partnership with community institutions. This center is being created with the support of a landmark $100 million gift from a single donor in the hospital’s community. Before moving to the Monterey Peninsula in 2018, Dr. Swick served as the chief of child and adolescent psychiatry at Newton Wellesley Hospital for five years. While there, she created a community health initiative called “The Resilience Project,” to promote the mental health and well-being of youth and their families. She was an instructor in psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and at Massachusetts General Hospital, where she created and ran a course on parent guidance for the child psychiatry fellows. Dr. Swick graduated from medical school at Columbia University in New York, where she also completed an internship and residency. She completed fellowships at Harvard Medical School and New York University. She is board-certified in psychiatry, child and adolescent psychiatry, and forensic psychiatry.

Contact Information

  • Office: 831-642-6201


  • Ohana Medical Group

    2 Upper Ragsdale Drive, Building A Monterey, CA 93940

    Main: 831-642-6201
    Fax: 831-658-3058






Areas of Interest

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychiatry, Psychiatry-Forensic


Year joined staff: 2019


New York State Psychiatric Institute - Columbia University


New York University 2003
Massacusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School


Columbia University - Irving Medical Center

Medical School

Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons 2000
Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 2002
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 2003
  • Psychiatry, Forensic, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 2013

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