Ryan Kimmel, MD, is a board certified psychiatrist and the Interim Chief of Service for Psychiatry at the UWMC. He is an associate professor in the UW School of Medicine and often has trainees alongside as he sees patients. He specializes in caring for patients who are hospitalized for general medical issues, but who are also struggling with mental health issues.
Dr. Kimmel admires his patients’ resilience in the face of serious psychiatric and medical co-morbidity and enjoys helping them get through the difficult days in the hospital.
Every March, Dr. Kimmel is optimistic that this is the year the University of Washington men's basketball team will win the Pac-12 tournament and make a run to the Final Four.