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Mitzi Kramer, MD, DFAPA

Medical Director, Trauma Recovery Services, Psychiatrist

Mitzi (M.J.) Kramer, MD, DFAPA, is a board-certified adult psychiatrist specializing in the treatment of PTSD and trauma-related disorders who serves as medical director of Trauma Recovery services at Rogers Behavioral Health.

Dr. Kramer completed her medical degree at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, where she also completed her internship and residency followed by a fellowship in forensic psychiatry. In addition, Dr. Kramer trained at the Department of Veteran Affairs with a focus on assisting veterans with a PTSD diagnosis to reacclimate after returning from active combat duty. She was an assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Health Behavior at the Medical College of Georgia. Dr. Kramer has experience working with adults with mental illness in the correctional system, including the Augusta State Medical Prison where she managed the high max inmate population.

In addition to her clinical work, Dr. Kramer has presented her research at regional and national conferences and is a strong advocate for reducing mental health stigma. She trains and mentors nurse practitioner and physician assistant students in the practice and management of patients with PTSD. Dr. Kramer is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, and has been actively involved in various leadership roles in organized psychiatry and has won numerous awards for teaching and clinical excellence.

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