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Expert Psychiatrist 

Clinical Researcher



Dr. Laje is a premier expert psychiatrist in the Washington, DC area treating complex and treatment-resistant illnesses. He is a part of an elite, small group of practitioners certified to provide advanced treatment options such as TMS therapy, psychopharmacology, and pharmacogenetics. Dr. Laje also offers a Mandarin program and utilizes a multicutural approach to treatment.

As a medical practitioner and clinical researcher, Dr. Laje offers a unique patient and clinical perspective, and can provide the most modern treatment information about psychiatric illnesses. Dr. Laje has extensive speaking experience for various audiences.

Dr. Laje has authored over 50 scientific papers as well as several book chapters, and is listed as a co-inventor in two patents. His work is highly regarded for its innovation and quality and is highly-cited. His research has been covered by The New York Times and other major media outlets.


Dr. Laje has led multiple lectures, presentations, and keynote speaking engagements across the United States and in various  countries such as:

  • Argentina

  • Germany

  • Japan

  • Spain

  • Italy

  • Singapore

  • Greece

  • Canada

Some of the awards that Dr. Laje has been a recipient of include:

  • Top Doctors – Psychiatry –Washingtonian Magazine

  • Fellow, American Psychiatric Association

  • National Institutes of Health Bench-to-Bedside Award

  • American Psychiatric Association – Janssen Research Scholar on Severe Mental Illness

  • Author/co-author of multiple peer-reviewed publications

If you need an on-camera expert on any of the topics below, Dr. Laje can provide an informative and lively interview:

  • Pharmacogenetics

  • Adult and child psychopharmacology

  • Neuromodulation/brain stimulation

  • Telemedicine

  • Anxiety DisordersAttention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

  • Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)

  • Bipolar Disorder (Manic-Depressive Illness)

  • Psychotic Disorders

  • Suicidal Ideation

  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

  • Social Anxiety

  • Phobias

  • Women’s Health

  • Depression

  • Mood Dysregulation Disorder

  • Eating Disorders

  • Tourette’s

  • Tic Disorders

  • Social Anxiety

  • Electronics difficulties/addictions

  • Supplements

  • Anti-anxiety Treatments

View Dr. Laje's Interview With Zac Currier From the Mental Health Experts