Joshua D. Bess, MD


Specialties
  • Psychiatry
Accepting New Patients
Seattle NTC - Issaquah
710 NW Juniper St.
Suite 212
Issaquah, WA 98027
206-467-6300
206-467-6301
SeattleNTC - Cherry Hill
805 Madison St.
Suite 401
Seattle 98104
206-467-6300
206-467-6301
SeattleNTC - Redmond
18100 NE Union Hill Road
Redmond 98052
206-467-6300
206-467-6301

General Information


Biography
Dr. Bess provides comprehensive evaluation and care for "treatment-resistant" psychiatric conditions including depression, anxiety, and obsessive compulsive disorder using a range of brain stimulation treatments including electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), vagus nerve stimulation (VNS), and deep brain stimulation (DBS). For more information, please visit www.seattlentc.com
Specialties
  • Psychiatry
Education Background
Medical School: University of Michigan Medical School
Residency: University of Michigan Hospital
Languages
  • English
Professional Associations
American Psychiatric Association, Washington Psychiatric Association, International Society for ECT and Neuromodulation, Association for Academic Psychiatry

Publications

Research

Book:

Casher M, Bess J. Manual of Inpatient Psychiatry. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010.

 

Articles:

Maixner D, Sagher O, Bess J, Edwards J. Catatonia following surgery for temporal lobe epilepsy successfully treated with electroconvulsive therapy. Epilepsy & Behavior. 19(3): 528-32, 2010 Nov.

Bess J, Casher M. The academic psychiatric hospitalist: a model for treatment and training in the academic inpatient setting. J Psychiatr Pract. 17(2): 145-51, 2011 Mar.

Casher M, Gih D, Bess J. Benzodiazepines and stimulants for patients with substance use disorders. Current Psychiatry. 10(5): 3-10, 2011 May.

Casher M, Bess J. Determination and Documentation of Insight in Psychiatric Inpatients: A Crucial and Often Neglected Psychiatric Mental Status Item. Psychiatric Times. 29(4): 34-9, 2012 April.

Casher M, Gih D, Bess J, Agarwala P. Confounding Factors in TRD (Part 1): The Role of Subtyping and Bipolarity. Psychiatric Times. 29(7): 34-9, 2012 July.

Casher M, Gih D, Bess J, Agarwala P. Confounding Factors in Treatment-Resistant Depression (Part 2): Comorbidities and Treatment Resistance. Psychiatric Times. 29(8): 34-9, 2012 August.

DelMonte M, Bostwick J, Bess J, Dalack G. Evaluation of a computer?based intervention to enhance metabolic monitoring in psychiatry inpatients treated with second?generation antipsychotics. Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics. 37(6): 668-673, 2012 December.

Clinical Experience

Specialties
  • Psychiatry
Clinical Interests
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Electroconvulsive Therapy
  • General Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Psychosomatic Disorder
  • Psychotic Disorders
  • Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
Seattle NTC - Issaquah
710 NW Juniper St.
Suite 212
Issaquah, WA 98027
206-467-6301
SeattleNTC - Cherry Hill
805 Madison St.
Suite 401
Seattle, 98104
206-467-6301
SeattleNTC - Redmond
18100 NE Union Hill Road

Redmond, 98052
206-467-6301
Affiliated Facilities