Physicians & Departments


Specialists on Martha's Vineyard Hospital medical staff provide a convenient and caring resource for professional care close to home. Participating board certified psychiatrists diagnose and treat patients with a variety of mental disorders. Psychiatric evaluation, diagnoses and treatment offered include:

  • Psychopharmacology & therapeutic drug monitoring
  • Emergency intervention
  • Depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder

Ruth Barron, MD

  • Specialty: Psychiatry
  • Telephone: 508-684-4540
  • Fax: 508-684-4521
  • Accepting New Patients?: Yes
  • Medical School: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
  • Internship/Residency: Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center
  • Board Certification: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology

Charles Silberstein, MD

  • Specialty: Psychiatry
  • Telephone: 508-696-1990
  • Fax: 508-696-0438
  • Accepting new patients?: Yes
  • Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine & Yeshiva University
  • Internship: New York Hospital & Cornell Medical Center
  • Residency: Payne Whitney/New York Hospital & Cornell Medical Center
  • Board Certification: Psychiatry and Neurology