Matthew N. Koury, MD, MPH, has been recognized as a 2023 Castle Connolly Top Doctor — the second year he has received the prestigious Top Doctor honor.

NEWPORT BEACH, CA, January 25, 2023 /24-7PressRelease/ — Matthew N. Koury, MD, MPH, has been recognized as a 2023 Castle Connolly Top Doctor — the second year he has received the prestigious Top Doctor honor. Only about 7 percent of the nation’s licensed physicians are selected annually as Castle Connolly Top Doctors in their regions for their specialties.

A child, adolescent, and adult psychiatrist, Dr. Koury is the founder and director of the Mind Health Institute, Newport Beach & Laguna Beach. He is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, with subspecialty certification in child and adolescent psychiatry.

Dr. Koury’s areas of practice include a range of psychiatric diagnoses for which he always strives to offer evidence-based care that is patient-centric. Dr. Koury also specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and how it relates to performance for patients of all ages. He provides consultation and treatment to innumerable professional athletes and is involved in consulting for several professional sports teams and leagues.

The Mind Health Institute, Newport Beach & Laguna Beach also offers individual therapy, relationship/marriage counseling, family therapy, parenting education, neuropsychological testing, and professional coaching through a team of psychiatrists, psychologists, nurse practitioners, and counselors.

Dr. Koury believes in educating clients and families to help them make informed choices about their care. His decisions about whether and when to prescribe psychiatric medications are always informed by the most current science.

In addition to his clinical activities, Dr. Koury serves as an associate clinical professor of psychiatry at UCLA and he works in the field of sports psychiatry — with a focus on the link between ADHD and performance. He also volunteers extensively in the community focusing on providing free educational lectures to promote outreach efforts and improving mental health literacy.

Dr. Koury is also in the process of developing a unique model for assisting underperforming elite athletes using a multidisciplinary team of top professionals in a range of fields including health care, law, business, performance, injury recovery, and others.

Top Doctors are nominated by peer physicians and selected by the physician-led Castle Connolly research team.

Dr. Koury earned his medical degree from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. He completed a four-year psychiatry residency at UCLA and a two-year fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry at New York Presbyterian Hospital of Columbia & Cornell Universities. He also holds a master’s degree in public health (MPH) degree from Harvard School of Public Health.

A Distinguished Fellow of both the American Psychiatric Association and the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, he is also a past president of the Southern California Society of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

About Castle Connolly
Castle Connolly publishes its Top Doctors list at and in a variety of print and online partner publications. Nominations are open to all board-certified MDs and DOs. The Castle Connolly team chooses honorees based on nominee criteria that includes their medical education, training, hospital appointments, and disciplinary histories.

Doctors do not and cannot pay to be selected as a Castle Connolly Top Doctor.

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