Matthew Siegel, MD 2016-11-18T11:19:15+00:00

Matthew S. Siegel, MD

Director, Autism & Developmental Disorders Inpatient Research Collaborative (ADDIRC)

Faculty Scientist

 Research Interests

  • Developmental disorders
  • Childhood autism
Dr. Siegel is the Director of the Developmental Disorders Program of Spring Harbor Hospital and is actively researching and publishing in the area of autism and serious behavioral disturbance. He attended Amherst College and Stanford Medical School and completed Triple Board Training at Brown University in child psychiatry, psychiatry and pediatrics.

He is a Clinical Investigator at the Maine Medical Center Research Institute, an assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry of Tufts University School of Medicine, and the founder of a national inpatient research collaborative on children with autism and developmental disorders.

Dr. Siegel serves on the Autism and Intellectual Disability Committee of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. He is the PI for a multi-site phenotype-genotype study of children severely affected by autism that will examine relationships between phenotypic domains of communication, intelligence, psychiatric co-morbidity and corresponding genetic pathways.

Siegel M, King BH. Autism and developmental disorders: management of serious behavioral disturbance. Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America. 2014;23(1):xiii-xv. PubMed PMID: 24231174.

Siegel M, Gabriels RL. Psychiatric hospital treatment of children with autism and serious behavioral disturbance. Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America. 2014;23(1):125-42.  PubMed PMID: 24231172.

King BH, de Lacy N, Siegel M. Psychiatric assessment of severe presentations in autism spectrum disorders and intellectual disability. Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America. 2014;23(1):1-14. PubMed PMID: 24231163.