Scott R. Elkin, D.O.

Scott likes:
  • yoga
  • beautiful scenery
  • sparkly symphonic performances
  • comfortable shoes

Scott R. Elkin, D.O.

Dr. Scott Elkin is a physician specializing and board certified in adult, child and adolescent psychiatry (AOBNP). His training is broad based; embracing traditional, osteopathic, and integrative approaches to care. Graduating medical school from Michigan State University, he served as a commissioned medical officer in the United States Public Health Service. Before moving to Texas in 1981 he completed residency and fellowship at the Downstate Medical Center State University of New York. Since 2018, Dr. Elkin serves as Medical Director of the Greenbrook TMS Bryker Woods center. Greenbrook TMS is the nation’s leading provider of TMS Therapy.

Additional certifications are held in areas of pain management, clinical hypnosis (ASCH), and naturopathic medicine. He has studied movement therapies, acupuncture, Qigong, and spiritually based energetic medicine. He is certified as a personal trainer (ACE), yoga instructor (IYI), and health and fitness educator (AAFE).

He recognizes the profound impact of mind body awareness and an integral part of the therapeutic process. Formerly both teacher and educator, he has served as assistant clinical professor at the University of Texas Arlington and training senior advanced nurse practitioners and participated as adjunct faculty at both UT Austin and San Antonio.

As to a personal philosophy he draws from Judeo-Christian and Islamic traditions of service, self-awareness, and self-improvement. Committed to his patients, aspiring to the highest standards of care, his heartfelt intention is to leave the world a better place than he found it. He holds his practice as an expression of that belief.