Kimberli McCallum, MD, CEDS (certified eating disorders specialist) has been recognized by her peers as being among one of “America’s Top Doctors®.” The list, researched and published by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., features highly regarded doctors who are considered the best in their area of specialty.
Dr. McCallum is the founder of McCallum Place Residential and Partial Hospital Programs offering intensive comprehensive specialty care for those struggling with Eating Disorders and of Webster Wellness Professionals offering consultation, evaluation and outpatient treatment for Eating Disorders and Obesity. Dr. McCallum is a Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and an Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis. She is board-certified in Child and Adolescent psychiatry and in Adult General Psychiatry. She received her medical degree from Yale School of Medicine, her training in General Psychiatry at the UCLA Neuropsychiatry Institute, and her Child Psychiatry Fellowship at Washington University, and psychoanalytic training at the St. Louis Psychoanalytic Institute. She is a member of the board of directors of the National Eating Disorders Association NEDA and of the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals IAEDP.
Dr. McCallum has been working with patients with eating disorders for over 20 years. In addition to teaching, psychiatric care and program development, Dr McCallum is a psychotherapist with a broad range of skills including family based treatment, CBT, DBT, mindfulness meditation and psychodynamic psychotherapy. Her goal is to help patients develop skills for self regulation and self acceptance so that they might live fuller, balanced lives. Her programs integrate focused psychotherapies, nutritional coaching, meal support, and exercise, medical and psychiatric care.