Erikson Institute

Current Scholar

Stephen N. Xenakis, MDStephen N. Xenakis, M.D.,
Brigadier General (Ret), USA

Dr. Xenakis is a psychiatrist with an active clinical and consulting practice.  He is the Founder of the Center for Translational Medicine that develops treatments and conducts tests on brain related conditions affecting soldiers and veterans.  He has been a senior adviser to the Department of Defense on wide range of issues concerning the care and support to service members and their families.  Retiring at the rank of brigadier general, he served 28 years in the United States Army as a medical corps officer.  Dr. Xenakis has been written widely on medical ethics, military medicine, and treatment of detainees, including book chapters and legal reviews and appears regularly on national radio and television.  He is currently working on the clinical applications of quantitative electroencephalography (QEEG) to brain injury and neurobehavioral conditions and promoting integrative care programs for veterans.  Dr. Xenakis is an Adjunct Professor at the Uniformed Services of Health Sciences of the military medical department. He is a graduate of Princeton University and the University of Maryland School of Medicine.