Psychiatrist Matthew Koury named Castle Connolly’s top doctor in 2023


Posted on January 25, 2023

Matthew N. Koury, MD, MPH, has been recognized as Castle Connolly’s 2023 Top Doctor – the second year he has received the prestigious Top Doctor honor.

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Jan. 25, 2023 /24-7PressRelease/ — Matthew N. Koury, MD, MPH, has been recognized as one of the 2023 Castle Connolly Top Doctors – the second year he has received the prestigious Top Doctor honor . Only about 7% of the country’s board-certified doctors are selected each year as Castle Connolly’s top doctors in their regions for their specialties.

A child, adolescent and adult psychiatrist, Dr. Koury is the founder and director of the Mind Health Institute, Newport Beach & Laguna Beach. He is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, with subspecialty certification in child and adolescent psychiatry.

Dr. Koury’s areas of practice include a range of psychiatric diagnoses for which he always strives to provide evidence-based and patient-centered care. Dr. Koury also specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and its link to performance in patients of all ages. He provides consultation and treatment to countless professional athletes and is involved in consulting for several professional sports teams and leagues.

The Mind Health Institute, Newport Beach & Laguna Beach also offers individual therapy, relationship/marital counseling, family therapy, parenting education, neuropsychological testing, and professional coaching through a team of psychiatrists, psychologists, nurse practitioners and counsellors.

Dr. Koury believes in educating clients and families to help them make informed choices about their care. His decisions about whether and when to prescribe psychiatric drugs are always informed by the latest science.

In addition to his clinical activities, Dr. Koury is an Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at UCLA and works in the area of ​​sports psychiatry, with an emphasis on the link between ADHD and performance. He also does a lot of volunteer work in the community focusing on delivering free educational talks to promote awareness efforts and improved mental health literacy.

Dr. Koury is also developing a unique model to help underperforming elite athletes using a multidisciplinary team of top professionals in various fields including healthcare, law, business, performance , injury recovery and others.

Top doctors are nominated by medical peers and selected by Castle Connolly’s doctor-led research team.

Dr. Koury received his medical degree from the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center. He completed a four-year psychiatry residency at UCLA and a two-year fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry at New York Presbyterian Hospital at Columbia and Cornell Universities. He also holds a Master of Public Health (MPH) from the Harvard School of Public Health.

Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, he is also past president of the Southern California Society of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

About Castle Connolly
Castle Connolly publishes its list of top doctors on and in a variety of partner print and online publications. Applications are open to all board-certified MDs and DOs. The Castle Connolly team chooses the winners based on nomination criteria that include their medical education, training, hospital appointments and disciplinary history.

Doctors do not and cannot pay to be selected as Castle Connolly’s top doctors.

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Psychiatrist Matthew Koury named Castle Connolly’s top doctor in 2023

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