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H. Berryman Edwards, M.D.
14535 Bel-Red Road, Suite B200
Bellevue, Washington 98007
425.637.1981
hbedwardsmd.com


Birth:

Virginia 1948

Degrees:

Bachelor of Science in Engineering Science with Distinction: 1971
(Omicron Delta Kappa, Phi Eta Sigma, Raven SocietyTheta Tau, Tau Beta Pi, TILKA)
University of Virginia School of Engineering and Applied Science
Charlottesville, Virginia
Doctor of Medicine: 1978
University of Virginia School of Medicine
Charlottesville, Virginia

Internship:

January - December, 1978
St. Vincent's Hospital and Medical Center
New York, New York

Residency in Psychiatry:

January, 1979 - December, 1981
St. Vincent's Hospital and Medical Center
New York, New York

Licensure:

National Board of Medical Examiners
New York (inactive)
Washington: 1986 - Present

Specialty Certification:

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Psychiatry: November, 1983
Added Qualifications in Addiction Psychiatry: March, 1993 - March, 2003
Added Qualifications in Forensic Psychiatry: February, 1996 - February, 2006
American Society of Addiction Medicine
Addiction Medicine: November, 1990 - November, 2000

Private Practice:

1982 - 1985: New York City and Brooklyn, New York: Office and hospital practice of general psychiatry; Deputy Commissioner's Panel of Impartial Physicians, U.S. Department of Labor; Appellate Division Panel, Supreme Court of New York
1986 - Present: Bellevue, Washington: Office and hospital practice of general psychiatry using family systems psychotherapy and all biological treatment modalities with special emphasis on the treatment of individuals with a substance use disorder and concomitant psychiatric symptoms. Independent psychiatric examination for disability, expert witness testimony, professional impairment, and workmen's compensation. Consultation in psychiatric and substance abuse case management and utilization review. Consultation to employers regarding violent workers and accommodation of handicapped workers.

Clinical Appointments:

1982 - 1986: St. Vincent's Hospital and Medical Center
New York, New York
1982 - 1986: Methodist Hospital
Brooklyn, New York
1982 - 1986: Gracie Square Hospital
New York, New York
1983 - 1985: Long Island College Hospital
Brooklyn, New York
1987 - 1997: Fairfax Psychiatric Hospital
Kirkland, Washington
1986 - Present: Overlake Hospital Medical Center
Bellevue, Washington
1987 - 1997: Providence Hospital
Seattle, Washington
1991 - 2006: Swedish Hospital
Seattle, Washington

Psychiatric Consultant:

1983 - 1985: Long Island College Hospital Alcoholism Outpatient Clinic
Brooklyn, New York
1983 - 1986: Postgraduate Center for Alcoholism
New York, New York
1984 - 1986: "Honorary Surgeon" New York City Housing Authority Police Department
New York, New York
1984 - 1985: "Physician Advisor" New York County Health Care Review Organization;
New York, New York
1984 - 1985: "Physician Advisor" King County Health Services Review Organization;
Brooklyn, New York
1984 - 1985: "Psychiatric Consultant" Empire Blue Cross and Blue Shield;
New York, New York
1986 - 1993: Consulting Psychiatrist Care Unit Hospital of Kirkland;
Kirkland, Washington
1987 - 1993: Dual Disorder Program Consultant: CPC Fairfax Hospital
Kirkland, Washington
1993 - 1994: "Medical Consultant" for managed care:
Preferred HealthCare/Value Behavioral Health
1989 - 1997: "Physician Advisor" for utilization review:
Intracorp
 
1990 - Present: Consulting Psychiatrist: Lakeside-Milam Recovery Centers;
Kirkland, Washington
1993 - 1998: Psychiatric Consultant for managed care:
Weyerhaeuser Corporation
1994 - 1998: Physician Advisor for utilization review:
Ethix Northwest

Professional Associations:

Academy of Organizational and Occupational Psychiatry (until 1999)
Dual Disorder Coalition of Puget Sound (until 1997)
National Health Lawyers Association (until 1997)
Seattle Forensic Institute (until 2004)
 
American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (until 2010)
American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law (until 2010)
American Psychiatric Association (until 2010)
American Society of Addiction Medicine (until 2010)
King County Medical Society
Washington Society of Addiction Medicine (until 2010)
Washington State Psychiatric Association (until 2010)

Committees:

Past:
Peer Review Committee: Manhattan District Branch of the American Psychiatric Association
Utilization Review Committee: Medical Staff of Methodist Hospital of Brooklyn
Risk Management Committee: Medical Staff of CPC Fairfax Hospital
Medical Practice and Ethics Committee: King County Medical Society
Quality Improvement Committee: Medical Staff of Overlake Hospital Medical Center
Credentials Committee: Medical Staff of Overlake Hospital Medical Center
Present:
Medical Liaison to Executive Board: Washington Association For Marriage and Family Therapists
Chairman, Physician Support Committee: Medical Staff of Overlake Hospital Medical Center
Chairman, Forensic Psychiatry Committee: Washington
Computers and Forensic Psychiatry: American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law
State Psychiatric Association
Ethics Committee: Washington State Psychiatric Association

Offices:

Overlake Hospital Medical Center Psychiatry Section
1988 - 1989: Vice-chairman and Chairman Elect
1989 - 1991: Chairman
CPC Fairfax Hospital Medical Staff
1990: Vice-president
1991: President
Washington State Psychiatric Association
4.2003-3.2004: President Elect
4.2004-3.2005: President
4.2005-3.2006: Immediate Past President

Executive:

  • 1995 - Present: President, BehaveNet®, Inc
  • 1995 - 1996: Chief Medical Officer, Managed Healthcare Resources Northwest

Teaching:

Community Service:

1995 - Present: Publication and/or hosting of world wide web sites for:

1995 - 1999: Publication and/or hosting of world wide web sites for:

  • Residence XII Treatment Center

1995 - 2000: Publication and/or hosting of world wide web sites for:

  • EAPA Pacific Northwest Chapter
  • Virginia Alliance for the Mentally Ill

1995 - 2001: Publication and/or hosting of world wide web sites for:

  • Association of Advanced Practice Psychiatric Nurses
  • Collaborative Family Healthcare Coalition, Washington Branch
  • National Alliance for the Mentally Ill - South King County
  • Depression after Delivery, Inc. (Founders Award November, 1998)
  • Overlake Mood Disorder Support Group
  • Washington Advocates for the Mentally Ill

1995 - 2002: Publication and/or hosting of world wide web sites for:

  • Washington Coalition for Women's Substance Abuse Issues

1995 - 2003: Publication and/or hosting of world wide web sites for:

  • Depression after Delivery Support Group of Washington
  • National Alliance for the Mentally Ill - Charlotte

1995-2004

  • Seattle Forensic Institute

1995 - 2006: Publication and/or hosting of world wide web sites for:

  • North Carolina Depression after Delivery (Postpartum Support International)

2000 - Present

Publications:

Letter to the Editor AAPL Newsletter 35:1 / January, 2010, p. 24.
Letter to the Editor AAPL Newsletter 35:1 / January, 2010, p. 25.

Disability Guideline, Role Conflicts, and Treatment Records Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law 37:3:392-396 (2009)
Benzodiazepine Backlash, The Bulletin, King County Medical Society 88:8 September/October 2009
BehaveNet® Opinion (blog) August 2009
Movies, Drugs, and Psychiatry (blog) May 2009
The Dog Ate My Buprenorphine! Clinical Psychiatry News 37:4 April 2009
Response to ADHD Symptom Severity and Tobacco Use Paper The American Journal on Addictions 17: 504, 2008
Detecting Deception on the Part of Patients Clinical Psychiatry News 36:3 March 2008
"To The Point" WSPA Journal Vol. XLIV No. 2 Winter 2007-2008
"Assessing Patients' Fitness to Drive" Clinical Psychiatry News 36:2 February 2008
"Compulsive Gaming" Psychiatric Times 24:8 July 2007, p.9.
"Regarding Managing Erotic and Eroticized Transference" Psychiatry 2007 4:5 May 2007
"Psych Emergencies Belong in the ED" Clinical Psychiatry News 35:2 February 2007
"Misquoted testimony" AAPL Newsletter 24:1 / January, 1999, p. 24.
BehaveNet® Clinical Capsules™ comprehensive online hypertext terminology of behavioral health care: May, 1998.
BehaveNet® directory of behavioral health care resources: September, 1995.
"Ask Dr. Denial" WSPA Report regular column: September, 1995.
"Managed Care and Confidentiality." Behavioral Health Management 15:6, November / December 1995, p. 25.
"Phone Review Needs Standards." WSPA Report 25:12. December 1, 1987.
"The Multiple Dangers of Smoking." Journal of Clinical Psychiatry (letter) 47:4, April 1986, p. 218.

Lectures and Presentations:

"Buprenorphine Detox and Maintenance"
Overlake Hospital Clinical Case Conference April 27, 2007
"Forensic and Addiction Psychiatric Perspectives on Chronic Pain Management"
Overlake Hospital Grand Rounds. April 13, 2005
"Independent Psychiatric Examination"
Washington Employer conference November 15, 2004
"Office Based Treatment of Opiate Dependence"
Overlake Hospital Grand Rounds. October 29, 2002
"Depression and Anxiety in Medically Ill"
Overlake Hospital Grand Rounds. April 30, 2002
"Emerging Issues in Security and Confidentiality" Moderator of panel discussion
"The Law of Confidential Records" Washington Law Institute. May 20, 1999
"Depression" Presentation at meeting of Washington Home Office Underwriters' Association,
Bellevue, Washington. May 13, 1999
"Emerging Issues in Security and Confidentiality" Moderator of panel discussion
"The Law of Confidential Records" Washington Law Institute. April 24, 1998
"Forensic Web: Usefulness of a Web Site for a Forensic Practice"
Seattle Forensic Institute. September 18, 1997
"Confidentiality of Health Care Records" Continuing legal education:
Presentation on "'Managed Care' and Confidentiality" Seattle, Washington. April 4, 1997
"Prevention of Violence by Workers: The Independent Psychiatric Examination"
Conference on Employment Regulations in Washington presented by Institute of Business Law, in Seattle, Washington. October 9, 1996
"Integration of Behavioral Health Care in a Primary Care Practice" Presentation
at meeting of Washington Association for Marriage and Family Therapy Annual Meeting: Seattle, Washington. December 1, 1995
"Civil Forensic Psychiatry after Managed Care" Presentation at annual meeting
of American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law: Seattle, Washington. October 20, 1995
"Confidentiality of Health Care Records" Continuing legal education:
Presentation on "'Managed Care' and Confidentiality" Seattle, Washington. April 28, 1995
"Confidentiality of Health Care Records" Continuing legal education:
Presentation on "'Managed Care' and Confidentiality" Seattle, Washington. October 28, 1994
"Beyond Dual Disorders: Chemical Dependency & Mental Health Issues in
Adolescent Development." Panelist. Bellevue, Washington. October 26, 1989.
"Dual Disorders" Presentation to meeting of Northwest Nurses Society on
Chemical Dependency. April 15, 1988.
"Building Bridges: Understanding and Treating the Dual-Diagnosed Individual"
Moderated panel discussion: "Role of Medication in Drug/Alcohol Treatment." Bellevue, Washington. April 8, 1988.
"Update: Panic Disorder 1988" Case Presentation. Washington State
Psychiatric Association. Seattle, Washington. February 6, 1988.
"Dual Disorders Study Group" Moderator. Medical Staff,
Fairfax Hospital, Kirkland, Washington. 1987-89.
"Diagnosis and Treatment of the Psychiatrically Impaired Alcoholic"
ALMACA - Pacific Northwest Chapter. Seattle, Washington. May, 1987.
"Alcoholism: Issues in Private Medicine" Medical Grand Rounds.
Overlake Hospital Medical Center. Bellevue, Washington. January, 1987.
"Alcoholism and Psychiatric Disorders" Postgraduate Center for Alcoholism.
New York, New York. January, 1986.