Benedicto Borja, MD

Medical Director of Crisis Services, Director of Resident and Medical Student Education, Associate Director of University of Maryland/Sheppard Pratt Psychiatry Residency Program


  • Crisis Psychiatry
  • Telepsychiatry

Dr. Benedicto Borja is the medical director of crisis services and director of resident and medical student education at Sheppard Pratt Health System. Dr. Borja also serves as the associate director of the combined University of Maryland/Sheppard Pratt Psychiatry Residency Program, and a clinical associate professor of psychiatry at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He has served as a Senior Oral Boards Examiner for the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

He earned his MD from the University of Santo Tomas in the Philippines, and completed his residency training at the University of Maryland/Sheppard Pratt Health System Residency Training Program. In addition, he earned a certificate in education from the Harvard Macy Institute in Boston, MA. Dr. Borja is certified in Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR). Dr. Borja is board certified in general psychiatry, and has nearly 20 years of experience in crisis and emergency psychiatry.