Scott Griffies, M.D.

Medical Director

Scott Griffies M.D., DFAPA, is joined the Community Psychiatry Office of the CMO in 2021. Previously he was Medical Director at MindPath Care Centers, as well as the Director of Clinical Education and Director of the Mind-Brain-Body Center. He has over 25 years of experience in clinical and psychiatric leadership, with a career focused on psychosomatic medicine, administrative psychiatry, and program development. He was the Medical Director for Psychiatric Services at Duke Raleigh Hospital. He is currently still on faculty at Duke as a Consulting Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences where he supervises and teaches psychiatric residents.

He is board-certified in Otolaryngology-HNS, General Psychiatry. Dr. Griffies’ education includes an M.D. and residency from the LSU School of Medicine and a residency at the Oakland Naval Hospital.

Dr. Griffies has also been named as a Top Psychiatrist in America annually since 2009 and has written 14 academic psychiatry papers focused on neuropsychodynamics of mind-brain-body illnesses and a chapter in a book on psychosomatic conditions.