Stephen M. Mechanick, MD

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Practice Philosophy

The practice of psychiatry relates to the art and science of helping people to care for people's emotional, psychological and social issues. I provide psychotherapy and/or psychopharmacology to individuals depending on their psychiatric conditions, wishes, and needs.

I specialize in forensic psychiatry, which involves the interface between psychiatry and the law. I perform evaluations of individuals related to civil issues and criminal issues.

Practice Name
  • Mechanick, Stephen M., M.D.
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Locations and Appointments

14 Elliott Avenue, Suite 6
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010

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About Stephen M. Mechanick, MD

I completed medical school at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (now the Perelman School of Medicine) in 1982. I then completed a one-year medical internship at St. Elizabeth's Hospital of Boston, followed by a three-year psychiatry residency at Beth Israel Hospital of Boston and one additional year as chief resident in psychiatry.

I have been practicing clinical psychiatry since completing my residency training in 1987.

  • Gender: Male
  • Language: English
Specialties Accepting New Patients
Psychiatry Board certified since 1987
Primary Affiliation
Clinical Titles
  • Attending Physician
  • Chairman, Department of Psychiatry, Bryn Mawr Hospital


Medical school
  • University of PA School of Medicine
  • Beth Israel Hospital of Boston

*Members of the Main Line Health medical staff are affiliated with Bryn Mawr Hospital, Lankenau Medical Center, Paoli Hospital and Riddle Hospital. Membership on the medical staff of any of our hospitals does not constitute an employment or agency relationship.

Awards & Memberships

Current Membership & Activities
  • American Psychiatric Association
  • American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law
  • Philadelphia Psychiatric Society