Kenneth Erickson, MD, PhD

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Kenneth Erickson, MD, PhD

Personal Biography:

Dr. Erickson received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Redlands in Redlands, Calif., a medical degree from Loma Linda University in Loma Linda, Calif., and a doctoral degree from Oregon Health & Science University. He completed residency training at the Oregon State Hospital in Salem. Dr. Erickson is board certified in psychiatry and neurology.

Dr. Erickson’s more than 25 years of practicing psychiatry have included working in private practice, directing an adolescent drug treatment center and working at several inpatient psychiatric programs. He enjoys working with a wide range of conditions and issues and has a special interest in treating depression and anxiety.

In his free time, Dr. Erickson enjoys traveling, playing tennis, chess and Scrabble, and spending time with his wife and children.

Medical Education and Training:

Bachelor’s degree: University of Redlands
Medical degree: Loma Linda University
Doctoral degree: Oregon Health & Science University
Residency training: Oregon State Hospital
Board certification: Psychiatry and Neurology



  • Psychiatry
    Psychiatry is the treatment and study of mental disorders. Psychiatric assessment typically involves a mental status examination -- the taking of a case history -- and possibly psychological tests. Psychiatric treatment employs a variety of therapeutic modalities including medications, psychotherapy and a wide variety of other treatments.