My name is David Gratzer. I’m a psychiatrist.

This is where I work…


This what I think about…


This is who I think about…


And this is my website, home of the Reading of the Week, my weekly blog on all things psychiatry.


About Dr. Gratzer…


Dr. David Gratzer is a Toronto-based psychiatrist and physician.

He works at the Scarborough and Rouge Hospital, where he is physician-in-charge of Mental Health inpatient services, and is the physician co-lead for consultation-liaison services. He is active in teaching, and has received the specialist teacher of the year award twice, and nominated eight times for University of Toronto teaching awards. He is a member of the national editorial board of CAMH’s Portico and serves on the OMA’s Section on Psychiatry Executive. He peer reviews for several journals, including Psychiatric Services, and he sits on the editorial board of The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry and JMIR Mental Heatlh.

Dr. Gratzer writes widely. His articles have been published in The Globe and Mail and Maclean’s. He is the author of two books and the editor of a third. His first book was awarded the Donner Prize in 2000. His research interests include psychiatry and technology.

Follow him on Twitter:image0031@davidgratzer.