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Heidi Combs, M.D., M.S., is a board-certified psychiatrist and medical director of Inpatient Psychiatry at Harborview, a UW associate professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and director of the Psychiatry Clerkship for the UW School of Medicine.

Dr. Combs is an expert in acute inpatient psychiatry and the diagnosis and treatment of catatonia. She takes pleasure in teaching patients about their illness and how their biology and life experiences have created who they are.

Dr. Combs earned her M.D. and M.S. at the UW. Her clinical interests include acute psychiatric care and catatonia. Her research interests include feedback in medical education and effective teaching methods.

Personal Interests

In addition to her love for psychiatry and working with patients, Dr. Combs enjoys salsa dancing, gardening and cooking.
Inpatient Psychiatry Unit at Harborview

Inpatient Psychiatry at Harborview

325 9th Ave, Seattle, 5th Floor, Units: 5 West A, 5 West B, 5 Maleng Building Seattle, WA 98104


Care for substance abuse and addiction, Cognitive and memory disorders treatment, Deep brain stimulation (DBS) therapy, Depression and other mood disorders treatment

Univ. of Washington, School of Medicine

Medical education, 2000

UW - Dept. of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

Internship, Psychiatry

UW - Dept. of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

Residency, Psychiatry


Board Certifications
  • Psychiatry, 2006, American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology