Last Name

Donald S. Gair, MD

TitleEmeritus Professor
InstitutionBoston University School of Medicine
Address771 Albany St
Boston MA 02118
Phone(781) 662-5155
 Research Expertise & Professional Interests
Dr. Gair graduated from Harvard College (1945) and Harvard Medical School (1950). His general psychiatry residency training was completed at the Boston Psychopathic Hospital (1954) and his child psychiatry fellowship at the Massachusetts Mental Health Center (1958) (same hospital, new name). He studied neurology at the National Hospital at Queens Square in London during the period of his general psychiatry residency (1953-1954). He was Clinical Director and later Superintendent of the Gaebler Children’s Center, the Massachusetts Dept of Mental Health state hospital for children under 16, from 1973 to 1989 and was Chair of the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Boston University School of Medicine from 1983 to 1998. Dr. Gair currently consults to the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and teaches and supervises PGY3 residents during their Child/Adolescent Psychiatry rotation and also PGY4 residents on an elective basis.

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  1. Gair DS. The inpatient crunch. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 1993 May; 32(3):684-5. PMID: 8496134.
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  2. Gair DS, Hersch C, Wiesenfeld S. Successful psychotherapy of severe emotional disturbance in a young retarded boy. J Am Acad Child Psychiatry. 1980; 19(2):257-69. PMID: 7391431.
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  3. GAIR DS, SALOMON D. Diagnostic aspects of psychiatric hospitalization of children. Am J Orthopsychiatry. 1962 Apr; 32:445-61. PMID: 13896253.
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  4. GAIR DS, DUCEY J. Chemical structure of substances effective in treatment of Parkinsonism. Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1950 Feb; 85(2):284-98. PMID: 15405895.
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