Chad Lennon, MD

Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist


  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Neurology

Chad Lennon, MD is a child and adolescent psychiatrist at Sheppard Pratt’s Baltimore/Washington Campus. He is board certified in neurology and child and adolescent psychiatry. Dr. Lennon received his bachelor’s degree from Franklin & Marshall College, attended a post-baccalaureate program at CUNY City College, and earned his medical degree from Howard University College of Medicine. He completed the University of Maryland/Sheppard Pratt Residency Program, followed by a child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship program at Mt. Sinai Elmhurst Hospital. Dr. Lennon was psychiatry chief resident at Adventist Behavioral Healthcare-Shady Grove Medical Center and then worked as lead psychiatrist on the adolescent unit. Dr. Lennon has won a number of academic excellence awards including the Adventist Healthcare Shady Grove Medical Center Physician RISES Individual Award and the Franklin & Marshall College Sydney N. Bridgett ’51 Award. He is a member of a number of professional societies including Black Psychiatrists of America, American Psychiatric Association, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, American Society for Adolescent Psychiatry, and Maryland Psychiatric Society. He is also widely published, has authored numerous blogs, and participated in many speaking engagements. Dr. Lennon’s presentations have included topics such as suicide, anxiety, and lectures series for both medical students and residents, respectively. His blogs have included topics such as the stigma of mental illness in the African American community, and managing stress, trauma, and anxiety in children and adolescents. Dr. Lennon has also participated in medical mission work.