Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans, MD
Southeastern Louisiana University, BA, English
Residency, Psychiatry, Longwood Medical and Academic Area/Harvard Medical School
Fellowship, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Stanford University Medical Center
Sean Kerrigan, MD, is a board-certified pediatric psychiatrist in UT Health Austin Pediatric Psychiatry at Dell Children's, a clinical partnership between Dell Children's Medical Center and UT Health Austin. He specializes in eating disorders, family-based treatment (FBT), anxiety disorders, pediatric psychopharmacology, and inpatient mental health treatment. Additionally, Dr. Kerrigan is an assistant professor in the Dell Medical School Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.
Dr. Kerrigan earned his bachelor's degree in English from Southeastern Louisiana University and his medical degree from the Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans, where he was awarded both the Board of Supervisors Scholarship and the Phi Kappa Phi Fellowship for academic achievement. He completed a residency in psychiatry at Longwood Medical and Academic Area/Harvard Medical School and a fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry at Stanford University Medical Center, where he focused on anxiety and eating disorders research.
Dr. Kerrigan served as the medical director for an adolescent residential treatment center and an attending psychiatrist for The Outlook, an inpatient eating disorders program at Weill Cornell and New York-Presbyterian Hospital. He is also a published author, has led multiple community-focused educational initiatives around the early recognition and prevention of eating disorders, and is a frequent contributor to both local and international medical conferences.
Dr. Kerrigan is a pediatric psychiatrist with UT Health Austin.
- Child and adolescent psychiatry
- Eating disorders
- Inpatient psychiatry
- American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Psychiatry
- American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Awards & Honors
- Louisiana State University School of Medicine Board of Supervisors Scholarship
- Major Kenneth E. Dyson Award for Biological Sciences
- Phi Kappa Phi Graduate Fellowship