George Realmuto, MD

Professor, Department of Psychiatry

George Realmuto

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Professor, Department of Psychiatry

Psychiatrist; Professor, Medical Director, Attenti

MD, State University of New York, 1972

Residency, Psychiatry, Kings County Hospital, 1973 - 1976

Residency, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, New York Hospital - Cornell Medical Center, 1976 - 1978

Internship, General Hospital - Georgetown Division, 1972 - 1973


Professional Associations

  • Life Fellow American Psychiatric Association
  • Distinguished Fellow American Academy of Child and Psychiatry
  • Member of the Society for Prevention Research


Research Summary/Interests

Dr. Realmuto's research interests have focused on the prevention of substance abuse and violence, and the study of attention-deficit/ hyperactivity disordered children, comorbidity, risk and protective factors of disruptive children. The prevention of adverse outcomes including drugs and alcohol abuse, school dropout and violence in at risk children due to early onset disruptive behavior. He is also interested in the biological determinants of autism and related developmental disorders. The anatomic basis of autism including cellular abnormalities.


Teaching Areas

Dr. Realmuto is involved in lecturing, supervising, mentoring and advising Child Psychiatry Fellows in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fairview.

Dr. Realmuto lectures to primary care trainees in Family Medicine as well as to residents in General Psychiatry. He also lectures and advises medical students at the University of Minnesota School of Medicine.



  • ADHD
  • Autism

Clinical Interests

Dr. Realmuto, Professor of Psychiatry; Medical Director for Child and Adolescent Behavioral Health Services, State Operated Services; Director of the Autism Clinic and Research Center, and Medical Director of the Clinic for Attention Deficit and Learning Disorders at Fairview-University Medical Center.