Scott Akridge, MD
Scott Akridge, MD graduated from the University of Washington with a BS in Physiology. He completed Medical School at Ross University School of Medicine and his residency at St. Louis University Hospital (SLUH). He served as chief resident at SLUH for two years and was recognized for his outstanding performance, receiving the Resident Teaching Award for his commitment to supporting the development of new physicians.
Post residency, he continued to serve as adjunct faculty supervisor for current residents at St. Louis University Hospital. He supervised residents in Emergency Psychiatry, Consultation Liaison Psychiatry, including both inpatient and outpatient settings. More recently, Dr. Akridge has been working in an outpatient setting in Colorado, serving as an interventional psychiatrist, utilizing both Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) and Ketamine treatments for treatment-resistant depression.
Dr. Akridge believes that at the core of successful interventional treatment is the creation of collaborative relationships with patients. Building trust and providing a transparent approach to medicine is something deeply important to him.
After witnessing the success of Ketamine treatment, Dr. Akridge realized he wanted to offer the treatment to a broader community and believes Taconic Psychiatry can make that happen.
Some of his personal interests include the Seattle Seahawks, reading fantasy novels, culinary travel and playing sand volleyball.
Dr. Akridge is licensed in Colorado and Missouri.