Juan Carlos Urizar, MD
Dr. Urizar was born and raised in Guatemala, where he obtained his medical degree from Francisco Marroquin University Medical School.
In the US, he trained in Psychiatry at The Institute of Living/University of Connecticut and Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts. At Brigham and Harvard, he sub-specialized in Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry and Psychosomatic Medicine, and then joined as an associate psychiatrist and faculty member. Dr. Urizar spent some time in San Antonio, Texas where he provided geriatric neuropsychiatry consultations within a private practice. Since his return to Boston in 2018, he has been the director of Clinical Geriatric Psychiatry at BWH and site director for the Mass General Brigham fellowship in Geriatric Psychiatry.
Dr. Urizar has special interest and extensive clinical experience working with individuals and families suffering from different types of dementias, in particular Alzheimer’s dementia. He has been recognized as an outstanding clinician and medical educator.