Leorah Walsh, MD

Leorah Walsh, MD

Leorah Walsh, MD, is an Attending Psychiatrist in the Department of Child Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Locations: Psychiatry and Behavioral Science in University City, PA
Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA


Psychiatry - Department of Psychiatry, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA


Child and Adolescent Psychiatry - Department of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC

Board Certification


Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Departments and Services




Carolina Retamero MD, Leorah Walsh MD, Guillermo Otero-Perez MD. Use of the film “The Bridge" to augment the suicide curriculum in undergraduate medical education. Acad Psychiatry. 2014 Oct;38(5):605-10. doi: 10.1007/s40596-014-0086-y. Epub 2014 Apr 4.

Posters and Presentations

Poster Presentations

Walsh L, Chandrasekhar T, Sikich L. Anti-NMDA Receptor Encephalitis in Pediatric Psychiatry: A Case Series [poster presentation]. AACAP Annual meeting; 2014 Oct; San Diego, CA.

Lectures by Invitation

Walsh L. The Immune System and Psychosis [lecture]. OASIS Symposium; 2016 Feb; Raleigh, NC.

Awards and Honors

2014 AACAP travel grant
2012 AACAP systems of care grant
2012 Colloquium of Scholars

Leadership and Memberships

Memberships in Professional Organizations

2012-present, American Association of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry