Ronald Liebman, MD

Ronald Liebman, MD, is a psychiatrist in the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, and founder and director of the Eating Disorders Program at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Areas of Expertise: Psychosomatic disorders, Systems-based family therapy, Eating disorders, Substance abuse disorders
Locations: Psychiatry and Behavioral Science in University City, PA; Main Campus
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

  • Background

    Ronald Liebman, MD, is a psychiatrist in the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Science at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. He is also the founder and director of the Eating Disorders Program at CHOP, with more than 40 years of experience with eating disorder diagnosis, treatment, education and research. He is also a clinical professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, and has published many papers and textbook chapters on the treatment of eating disorders.

    Over the course of Dr. Liebman's career, he has developed and applied Systems-based family therapy as an effective treatment modality for eating disorders, psychosomatic disorders and substance abuse disorders. Systems-based family therapy emphasizes the important role that families play in helping their child recover from an eating disorder.
     

  • Education and Training

    Medical School

    MD - University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA

    Internship

    Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

    Residency

    Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

    Fellowship

    Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

    Board Certification

    Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

    Undergraduate Degree

    BA - Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

  • Titles and Academic Titles

    Psychiatrist

  • Departments and Services