Newport Academy Meet The Team Medical Director Rizwan Parvez MD

MEDICAL DIRECTOR

Dr. Rizwan Parvez, MD

Rizwan Parvez, MD, specializes in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. After earning his medical degree from the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, he trained in Adult Psychiatry at the Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Dr. Parvez spent two years as a fellow at Yale University School of Medicine, training in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the Yale Child Study Center.

Dr. Parvez is the former Medical Director of Adolescent Services at Waterbury Hospital, Waterbury, Connecticut, and maintains a private practice in Glastonbury, Connecticut, working with children, adolescents, and adults. His former positions include Principal Psychiatrist for the state of Connecticut.

Newport Academy…in his own words

“What I like most about working with teens at Newport Academy is their enthusiasm! It’s fanastic to support them in their efforts to move past their struggles. It’s a great learning experience for me.” —Rizwan Parvez

Select Achievements

  • Medical degree from the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
  • Undergraduate degree from the State University of New York at Albany
  • Board-certified in Child, Adolescent, and Adult Psychiatry
  • Member, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology