Dr. Isaac K. Wood, M.D.


Isaac Wood

B.S. –Life Sciences, Lynchburg College

M.D. – Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
Internship – Virginia Commonwealth University Health System
Residency – General Psychiatry, Virginia Commonwealth University Health System
Fellowship – Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Virginia Treatment Center for Children


Dr. Wood is board certified in child and adolescent as well as adult psychiatry.  In addition, he is a Fellow of the American Psychiatry Association and the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.  He has been the medical director of acute inpatient, residential, day treatment and outpatient program.  He has had over three decades of clinic experience.  For 32 years he was on the faculty of Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine as a Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics.  He was also the Senior Associate Dean for Medical Education and Student Affairs. He has received the two highest awards from the medical school for teaching excellence (Dr. Wood has overseen the Psychiatry education for all medical students) and innovation in medical education (Dr. Wood created a laboratory where students could experience the impact of chronic mental illness on every day functioning).  He has conducted research on biological markers for risk taking behaviors in children, adolescents and adults.  He is also a member of Alpha Omega  Alpha, the honor society for to graduates from medical schools.   For over two decades, he has supervised the construction of the physician licensing examination and for a decade, has overseen the accreditation visits for medical schools.

Dr. Wood accepts new patients between the ages of 18 and 59. Dr. Wood accepts patients with a wide array of mental health issues.  Areas of interest include adults with anxiety and mood disorders, co-morbid psychiatric and medical problems, and gay and transgender issues, or gay and transgender patients with psychiatric disorders.  In addition, he has a particular interest in men’s mental health, an area which has not been served.