Dr. David Byrnes, M.D.

Consulting Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

B.S. in Biology from Duke University

M.D. from University of South Carolina

Residency in psychiatry at the University of Virginia

Fifth year at LKS

Dr. David Byrnes, M.D., completed his undergraduate work at Duke University and attended Medical School at the University of South Carolina. After receiving a Medical Degree and deciding to pursue further specialization in Psychiatry, he was accepted into the University of Virginia General Psychiatry Residency. During Residency training, Dr. Byrnes worked in multiple clinical areas including Pediatric and Adult Neurology, Emergency Medicine, Toxicology, Endocrinology, and Internal Medicine. Dr. Byrnes finished the General Psychiatry program and was accepted into a 2 year Fellowship (sub-specialization) program, also at the University of Virginia, focusing exclusively on children and family Psychiatry where he was awarded the honor of being named Chief Fellow. He is board certified in the specialty of Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

Dr. Byrnes has worked in multiple inpatient and outpatient settings for children and adolescents, providing individual and family therapy, psychiatric evaluation and consultation. Dr. Byrnes brings a wealth of knowledge regarding psychopharmacology and is very excited to be working with the students and their families at Little Keswick. Dr. Byrnes commented,

“Little Keswick School provides a unique opportunity to work with a small group of young men with special needs in an environment that strives to be therapeutic with every encounter. The gains that have been recorded by previous students are impressive and the environment seems to provide enrichment at every turn.”