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Philip J. Candilis, MD, DFAPA

Philip J. Candilis, MD, DFAPA

Dr Candilis is a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and Howard University College of Medicine, and Director of the Forensic Psychiatry Fellowship in the department of behavioral health at Saint Elizabeths Hospital in Washington DC. He is a former Assessment Director and Associate Director of the Massachusetts physician health program.

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