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Baron Short, MD, MSCR

Board Member

Dr. Short completed his residency training in internal medicine and psychiatry at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) in 2006. Dr. Short completed his M.S.C.R. in 2009 at MUSC with a focus on brain stimulation in psychiatric disorders. He is an associate professor in the departments of psychiatry and medicine at MUSC and is currently the Medical Director of the Brain Stimulation Service at MUSC since 2010. He directs the clinical and educational delivery of brain stimulation (ECT, TMS, VNS, DBS) for neuropsychiatric disorders at MUSC.  He is an investigator in several brain stimulation clinical trials employing FEAST (Focal Electrically Administered Seizure Therapy), TMS, EpCS, and DBS for refractory depression. He is involved in advocacy about TMS, including work as co-chair with the CTMSS Insurance Committee, subcommittee on NICE guidelines, and podcasts to educate the public on this life-saving treatment.