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Bruce Alan Kehr, MD, has been Inducted into the Prestigious Marquis Who's Who Biographical Registry

Dr. Kehr is an award-winning psychiatrist, best-selling author, and the founder of Potomac Psychiatry and PainScript

    POTOMAC, MD, May 26, 2022 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Bruce Alan Kehr, MD, has been inducted into Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Dr. Kehr has dedicated his professional career to improving the mental health and well-being of his patients. As the founder and president of Potomac Psychiatry in Maryland, he and his team focus on Root Cause Psychiatry. The team analyzes patients' genetics, gut microbiome, cellular health, and immune system functioning utilizing state-of-the-art diagnostic testing to uncover the root causes of their condition, and systematically address them to help patients feel well and recover their health. Specializing in patients of all ages suffering from treatment-resistant anxiety, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, bipolar disorder, eating disorders and many other mental health-related problems, Potomac Psychiatry's eleven clinicians will do "whatever it takes" to alleviate the emotional distress of their patients.

Apart from overseeing Potomac Psychiatry, Dr. Kehr offers a National Second Opinion Program, where he provides consulting services to health care professionals and their patients throughout all 50 states. He is also an active blogger, whose blog has been read by over 1,000,000 readers in 206 countries. Furthermore, Dr. Kehr contributes to various nonprofit organizations, including the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, the Foundation for Total Recovery, the Warriors and Quiet Waters Foundation, Mesorah DC, and the Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network. He has also contributed to the Ukrainian Red Cross to support their relief efforts.

Among Dr. Kehr's many professional accomplishments, he founded PainScript, and invented its core technology. PainScript is an evidence-based digital platform designed to help patients living with substance abuse disorders and chronic pain, utilizing real-time technology that significantly improves health outcomes. In 2021, PainScript was acquired by Optimus Healthcare Services Inc.

Dr. Kehr also invented 16 patents issued in the U.S., Europe, Japan and Canada and has been issued several trademarks and service marks in the areas of medication adherence software, hardware and communications technologies. Additionally, Dr. Kehr became recognized as an Amazon best-selling author in 2018 with the release of his book, "Becoming Whole: A Healing Companion to Ease Emotional Pain and Find Self-Love." He also co-authored a second book in 2019, "Enduring Alzheimer's: Practical Tips for Caring for Your Loved One and Yourself."

An alumnus of the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Kehr achieved a Bachelor of Arts in biology in 1971. He subsequently completed a Doctor of Medicine at Georgetown University School of Medicine in 1975. Additional training included a residency at Tufts New England Medical Center, and coursework and a training psychoanalysis at the Boston Psychoanalytic Institute. Dr. Kehr has been board certified in psychiatry and neurology since 1980.

As a part of his professional commitments, Dr. Kehr is a member of the American Psychiatric Association, the Maryland State Medical Society, and the Montgomery County Medical Society. He is also a former board chair of the Institute on Aging at the University of Pennsylvania. In recognition of his contributions to medicine, Dr. Kehr was named among the 100 Most Inspiring and Influential Leaders in the Life Sciences Industry by PharmaVOICE in 2007. Potomac Psychiatry was honored as Best Comprehensive Psychiatry Care Services in the Northeast USA by Global Health and Pharma in 2021. Additionally, Dr. Kehr has been featured as a "Top Doctor" in Castle Connelly, Bethesda Magazine, and Washington Magazine.

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