Sean Heffernan, M.D

Staff Psychiatrist

Dr. H is a double board-certified psychiatrist with more than ten years of experience in the field. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Johns Hopkins University and his M.D. from Tulane University School of Medicine. He completed his psychiatry residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital, where he served as Chief Resident. In addition to general psychiatry training, Dr. H has completed two fellowships for specialty training in psychosomatic medicine and treatment-resistant mood disorders. He maintains an Assistant Professor appointment in the Johns Hopkins Hospital Department of Psychiatry.

Dr. H joined the JHU Counseling Center staff in 2022. He is also the staff psychiatrist at St. John’s College in Annapolis. Prior to focusing on student health, Dr. H ran his own private practice for seven years. His clinical areas of expertise include mood disorders and the mind-body connection.

Outside of work, Dr. H enjoys his family and pet bulldogs.