David Helsel, MD


  • MD from University of Cincinnati College of Medicine in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Residency in Psychiatry at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore
  • Board Certified in general adult psychiatry
  • Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association

Clinical Specialties: I treat a wide range of adult psychiatric issues.

Practicing Since: 1984

Positions Held/Honors Received: Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at the St George’s University School of Medicine, and Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at the University of Maryland. In addition to extensive experience as a direct care provider of both inpatient and outpatient psychiatry, I served as the CEO of two large psychiatric hospitals in Maryland: Spring Grove Hospital Center and Clifton T. Perkins Hospital Center.

Treatment Approach/Philosophy: I believe in recovery, and take a collaborative, non-judgmental, patient-centered approach that is individualized and sensitive to the unique needs and expectations of each person.