Menninger Staff

Mark S. Yurewicz, MD

Staff Psychiatrist

Assistant Professor, Baylor College of Medicine

Mark S. Yurewicz, MD, is a staff psychiatrist on Menninger's Professionals Program and an assistant professor at Baylor College of Medicine. He is board certified in adult psychiatry and board certified in addiction psychiatry.

 

His interests include mindfulness for clinician wellness, medical education and psychiatric care of immigrants and refugees.

 

Dr. Yurewicz is a member of the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry, the American Psychiatric Association and the Houston Psychiatric Society.

 

He has presented on mindfulness, meditation, group therapy for refugees, opiate use and culturally-informed assessments.

 

Dr. Yurewicz earned his bachelor's degree in Religious Studies from Rice University and his medical degree from the University of Texas at Southwestern. He completed a residency in Psychiatry at Baylor College of Medicine and a fellowship in Addictions Psychiatry, also at Baylor College of Medicine.

 

When the weather is right, Dr. Yurewicz enjoys kayaking in a local cypress lake or gardening at home. He is also a regular volunteer and student teacher at Dawn Mountain Center for Tibetan Buddhism.