Matthew Graham Biel, MD| Psychiatry, Child And Adolescent Psychiatry | MedStar Health

Matthew Graham Biel, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

Specialities: Psychiatry, Child And Adolescent Psychiatry

Languages: English

855-771-6849

About me

Matthew Biel, MD, MSc, is Professor, Vice Chair, and Chief of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital and Georgetown University School of Medicine. Dr. Biel has clinical interests in child development, trauma and resilience, mood and anxiety disorders, autism spectrum disorders, and psychiatric care of children with medical illnesses. He leads a range of community-based research initiatives and is Co-Director of the Early Childhood Innovation Network. Dr. Biel has published numerous articles and book chapters addressing access to mental health care for underserved populations, trauma and resilience, and family factors in child mental health care.  Dr. Biel is an Ascend Fellow at the Aspen Institute. He is very active in medical student and psychiatric residency training. Dr. Biel studied history and Spanish at Amherst College before receiving his MD and MSc in community medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He completed residency and fellowship training in Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at NYU School of Medicine.

Clinical areas of focus

  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Autism
  • Behavioral Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Depression
  • Developmental Assessment
  • Developmental Delay
  • Developmental Disabilities
  • Eating Disorders
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Mental Health
  • Mood Disorders
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Self Harming Behaviors
  • Substance Addiction
  • Substance Dependence
  • Trauma
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Acute Stress Disorder
  • Addiction Disorders
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Agitation
  • Alcohol Dependency
  • Anger Issues
  • Anorexia Nervosa
  • Antisocial Personality Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Autism
  • Behavioral Disorders
  • Bereavement
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Body Dysmorphic Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Brief Psychotic Disorder
  • Bulimia Nervosa
  • Complicated Bereavement Disorder
  • Compulsive And Addictive Behaviors
  • Conversion Disorder
  • Cyclothymic Disorder
  • Delusional Disorder
  • Dependent Personality Disorder
  • Depression
  • Developmental Delay
  • Developmental Disabilities
  • Disruptive Behavior
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Dysthymia
  • Eating Disorders
  • Executive Function Disorder
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Grief
  • Hallucinations
  • Hoarding Disorder
  • Hypochondriasis
  • Hypomania
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Intermittent Explosive Disorder
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Mania
  • Mood Disorders
  • Narcissistic Personality Disorder
  • Novel Coronavirus Related Mental Health Conditions
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Obsessive Compulsive Personality Disorder
  • Panic Attack
  • Paranoia And Delusional Disorders
  • Perinatal Mental Health Disorders
  • Perinatal Mood Disorders
  • Persistent Depressive Disorder
  • Personality Disorder
  • Phobia
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Postpartum Anxiety
  • Postpartum Psychosis
  • Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder
  • Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)
  • Psycho Oncology
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosomatic Disorders
  • Repetitive Behaviors
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder
  • Self Harming Behaviors
  • Social Media Addiction
  • Somatic Symptom Disorder
  • Somatoform Disorders
  • Substance Addiction
  • Substance Dependence
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Suicide Attempt
  • Thought Disorder
  • Trauma
  • Treatment Resistant Depression
  • Trichotillomania
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Procedures I perform

  • Adult Psychiatry
  • Behavior Counseling
  • Children Of Incarcerated Parents Counselling
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Developmental Assessment
  • Grief And Loss Counseling
  • LGBTQ+ Health
  • Men's Mental Health
  • Mental Health
  • Neuropsychiatry
  • Online Psychiatrist
  • Psychotherapy
  • Transplant Psychiatry
  • Trauma Focused Psychotherapy
  • Virtual Care
  • Women's Mental Health
  • Work Reintegration Therapy
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Practice locations

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3800 Reservoir Road Northwest
4 N Main
Washington, DC, 20007

202-444-8930

Fax 202-444-0414

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Fax 202-444-0414

2115 Wisconsin Avenue Northwest
Suite 200
Washington, DC, 20007

202-944-5400

Fax 202-944-5404

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Fax 202-944-5404

Insurance

MedStar Medical Group accepts most major health insurance plans. If you are uncertain as to whether your individual health insurance plan is accepted at MedStar Medical Group, please call your insurance company.

  • List of insurance plans we accept
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund) Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • Aetna USAccess (POS)
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • CFBCBS BlueChoice HMO
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • CFBCBS Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • CFBCBS Federal Employee Program (Std. & Basic PPO)
    • CFBCBS Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • CFBCBS (NCA) Indemnity
    • CIGNA HMO & Network (HMO)
    • CIGNA POS/Network POS
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • CIGNA Indemnity
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • First Health PPO
    • FIRST HEALTH
    • Tricare Prime
    • Tricare Standard
    • Tricare Extra (Indemnity)
    • Tricare for Life (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • MedStar Select (MedStar Associates' Plan)
    • MedStar Medicare Choice
    • United Healthcare Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • United Healthcare Select Plus (POS)
    • United Healthcare Choice Plus
    • United Student Resources
    • M.D. IPA (HMO)
    • M.D. IPA Preferred (POS)
    • Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • Mamsi Life & Health (Indem./PPO)
    • Aetna Worker's Compensation Network
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • United Healthcare Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO, GEHA, Compass Rose)
    • OneNet PPO, Inc.
    • United Healthcare Choice
    • United Healthcare Core Essential (HMO)
    • Optimum Choice
    • United Healthcare Navigate
    • United Healthcare Compass (HMO)
    • CIGNA HMO Open Access (OA)
    • Network OA
    • POS OA & OA Plus
    • CIGNA EPO
    • PPO and PPO Plus
    • Choice Fund PPO
    • CFBSBC Blue Preferred PPO
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Open Access
    • BlueChoice Open Access
    • Blue Choice Advantage & Healthy Blue (HMO, POS)
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA/HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Open HMO
    • Opoen HMO Option
    • Open EPO Plus
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Open POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Aetna Innovations: HMO & EPO Plus

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Education

Board Certification: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Psychiatry

Board Certification: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Residency Program: New York University Medical Center (2007)

Fellowship Program: New York University Medical Center (2007)

Residency Program: New York University Medical Center (2006)

Internship Program: New York University Medical Center (2003)

Medical School: Mount Sinai School of Medicine (2002)