January 7, 2015
Cleveland Psychoanalytic Center Honors L. Douglas Lenkoski, M.D.
The Hopewell staff was delighted to attend The Cleveland Psychoanalytic Center Benefit to show our support for L. Douglas Lenkoski, M.D. who was honored at the event.
Dr. Lenkoski's Bio: Born in North Hampton, Massachusetts, Dr. Lenkoski received a B.A. in Biology from Harvard College in 1948 and his medical degree in 1953 from Western Reserve School of Medicine. From 1943-1946, he served as an Army Air Force B-17 navigator stationed in Italy.
After completing his military service, he interned at Univerisity Hospitals of Cleveland from 1953-1954. He served as Assistant Resident in Psychiatry at Yale/ Grace New Haven Hospital and University Hospitals (1956- 1957). He served as Chief Resident at University Hospitals from 1957-1958.
As faculty in Psychiatry at CWRU from 1960 until his retirement in 1992, Dr. Lenkoski has held numerous positions, including Chairman, Department of Psychiatry and Director, Substance Abuse Center, School of Medicine. He served as Chief of Satff and Director of the Department of Psychiatry at University Hospitals. He also served as Director of Psychiatry at MetroHealth.
In 1992, he was appointed Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry. During his years as Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry at CWRU, Dr. Lenkoski built and nurtured a department nationally recognized for excellence in the treatment of the mentally ill, in education of medical students, residents and other mental health professionals, and for excellence in research in the neurosciences.Back to Blog