Eric Rueth, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Dr. Eric Rueth attended undergrad at Duke University with double major in biology with concentration in neuroscience and religion (minor in complexity theory physics). Medical school completed at Emory University School of Medicine. Psychiatric residency completed in NYC through St. Luke's-Roosevelt, university hospitals of Columbia University. 

Dr. Rueth's clinical focus has been specifically in the field of emergency psychiatry. He began his career in the King's County HC CPEP (comprehensive psychiatric emergency program) after which he became the medical director of emergency psychiatry for NYU at Woodhull Hospital prior to moving to Nashville in 2016 when the Psychiatric Assessment Service at VPH was started, for which he currently serves as medical director.