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Tyler Kjorvestad, MD

Tyler Kjorvestad portrait
Clinical Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
tkjorvestad@kumc.edu

Professional Background

Tyler Kjorvestad, M.D., is an assistant clinical professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Kansas Medical Center. He also directs the Comprehensive Depression Assessment and Treatment Clinic (CDATC) at The University of Kansas Health System.

Dr. Kjorvestad joined the faculty in 2021 after completing his internal medicine/psychiatry residency at KU Medical Center. He earned his medical degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine, where he mentored medical students and served as a supplemental instructor for organic chemistry, biochemistry, pathology and pharmacology.

Dr. Kjorvestad’s research interests include treatment resistant depression and the use of psychedelic substances in the treatment of psychiatric disorders. He is the founder and editor-in-chief of the Journal of Psychedelic Psychiatry.

His professional affiliations include the American College of Physicians, American Psychiatric Association and the Association of Medicine and Psychiatry.


Research

Overview

Dr. Kjorvestad’s research interests include treatment resistant depression and the use of psychedelic substances in the treatment of psychiatric disorders. He is the founder and editor-in-chief of the Journal of Psychedelic Psychiatry.