Richard Ries, M.D., F.A.P.A., F.A.S.M., is director of Outpatient Psychiatry and the Psychiatry Addiction Division at Harborview and a UW professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.
Dr. Ries believes in actively partnering with patients to achieve the best possible outcome.
Dr. Ries earned his M.D. at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. He is triple board certified in Psychiatry, Addiction Psychiatry, and Addiction Medicine. He does research in addictions, suicide and severe mental illness. He is a founding member of the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatrists and the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM), and is senior editor for ASAM's Principles of Addiction Medicine.
In his spare time, Dr. Ries enjoys fly fishing, traveling and getting outdoors.