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Robert I. Berkowitz, MD

Robert I. Berkowitz, MD Physician

Attending Psychiatry, Weight and Eating Disorders Program
Chair, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, CHOP
Professor of Pediatrics
Professor of Psychiatry at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Dr. Berkowitz is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

About Dr. R Berkowitz

Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2005-2006, 2007-2008, 2009-2010, 2011-2012, 2013-2014

Clinical Specialties


  • Psychiatry

Programs & Services:

  • Psychiatry

Board Certification:

  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 1989
  • Psychiatry, 1985

Clinical Interests

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Practice Locations and Appointments

Education and Training

Medical School: University of Connecticut
Residency: University of Connecticut Health Science Center
Fellowship: Yale-New Haven Hospital
Fellowship: Stanford University Medical Center


American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, National American Psychiatric Association, National National Institute of Heart, Lung and Blood Diseases, Demonstration Study Section, National NIH Center for Scientific Review, ZRGI, RPHBO-A(03), National NIH Review Committee - Risk Prevention and Health Behavior 2, Special Emphasis Panel (RPHB-2), National NIH Working Group on Future Research Directions for Prevention and Treatment of Childhood Obesity, National North American Association for the Study of Obesity, International Pennsylvania Psychiatry Society, Local Regional Council of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry of Eastern Pennsylvania and Southern New Jersey, Local Society of Behavioral Medicine, National


Dr. Berkowitz is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.


Research Interests:

Adolescent Obesity

Academic Contact Info

Dept Child/Adolescent Psychiatry at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
3440 Market Street - Suite 200, Philadelphia, Pa 19104
OR: Center for Weight and Eating Disorders, UPenn Psychiatry
3535 Market St., 3rd Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19104

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 590-7593
Fax: (215) 590-4251
Patient appointments: 866-301-4PBH (4724)

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