About  Dr. Gregg Gorton

A Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, Dr. Gregg Gorton serves as Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Temple University's Lewis Katz School of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is Co-Director of an inpatient ward at Temple Hospital's Episcopal campus, providing psychiatric assessment and treatment of a wide range of mental illnesses diagnosed in adult and elderly patients. Dr. Gregg Gorton also teaches medical residents who assist with inpatient treatment, and he oversees a multidisciplinary team of clinicians to ensure effective patient care. For 10 years prior, he maintained similar responsibilities in his role as staff psychiatrist at the US Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Philadelphia.

Earlier in his career, after graduating from Tufts University School of Medicine, and completing psychiatric training at The Cambridge Hospital and the Austen Riggs Center, both in Massachusetts, Dr. Gregg Gorton gained clinical experience at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital through his positions as Inpatient Ward Co-Director, Associate Director of Jefferson Psychiatric Associates outpatient clinic,
and psychiatric consultant with the Student Health Service. Dr. Gregg Gorton concurrently acted as a medical liaison to the Department of Internal Medicine for nearly two decades.

To remain current in his field, Dr. Gregg Gorton has been a member of a number of professional organizations, including the American Psychiatric Association, the Association for Academic Psychiatry, Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, Sigma Xi Scientific Society, and the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine.

Work History

Work History
Oct 2015 - Present

Associate Professor of Psychiatry; Associate Director of an Inpatient Ward at Episcopal Hospital

Temple University School of Medicine
Jan 2005 - Sep 2015

Staff Physician

Department of Veterans' Affairs Medical Center
Jan 2005 - Sep 2015

Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry

University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine


Jul 1984 - Jun 1986


Harvard Medical School at the Austen Riggs Center, Inc.
Jul 1982 - Jun 1984


Harvard Medical School at The Cambridge Hospital
Sep 1977 - Jun 1981


Tufts University School of Medicine