About Dr. Eskuchen

My professional career has taken me to various places across the globe. As you can probably tell I have a dedicated interest in helping people and furthering our understanding of suffering and its cure. Below I have briefly listed some of the highlights of my education and life as well as other pertinent details for you.

Undergraduate Education

Haverford College, Haverford, Pennsylvania
B.A. Biology Degree 2000

Medical School

Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
Hershey, Pennsylvania
M.D. Degree 2005


Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia
Internship and Postgraduate Residency Training in Psychiatry
Graduated: June 2009

Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Training

The Emory University Psychoanalytic Institute, Atlanta, Georgia
Candidate, 2 year psychoanalytic training program
Completion: May 2010

Formal Psychoanalytic Training

The San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis, San Francisco, California
Candidate, Adult Psychoanalysis Training Program, 2013
Advanced Candidate, 2017

Teaching Experience

Chief Resident at Emory University for the Outpatient Psychotherapy and Psychiatry Medication Clinics

Medical License

Fully licensed to practice medicine in the state of California under medical board issued license number A112168.

Board Certification

Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, certificate number 61170, awarded July 2010

Specialty Experience

Staff psychiatrist privileges for the San Francisco General Hospital in San Francisco, California treating acute psychiatric emergencies, from November 2010 until 2012
Staff psychiatrist for Traditions Behavioral Health, with an emphasis on treating acute psychiatric inpatients and emergencies as well as outpatients, from July 2010 until 2015
Staff psychiatrist at the Atlanta Veterans Affairs Medical Center, from July 2009 until June 2010
Georgia Regional Hospital at Atlanta, from December 2008 until May 2009, with an emphasis in Emergency/Crisis Psychiatry and acute psychiatric assessments

Research Experience

Conducted clinical research examining the relationship of various socioeconomic and disease severity patterns on employment status in patients with HIV/AIDS -- 2002
Conducted bench research on leukemia viruses and their infectivity patterns at the University of Pennsylvania from May 2000 until May 2001

Professional Affiliations

American Psychiatric Association
American Psychoanalytic Association
American Medical Association
Georgia Psychiatric Physicians Association
Atlanta Psychoanalytic Society
American Civil Liberties Union