Distinguished Life Fellow, American Psychiatric Association
Board Certification in Adult Psychiatry
Diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners
Psychiatry Residency–Recipient of the Outstanding Resident Award
Rotating Internship
Doctor of Medicine, West Virginia University School of Medicine
Master of Arts (Biology), West Virginia University
Bachelor of Arts, West Virginia University



Private Practice
George H. Dornblazer, MD – Charlotte, NC

Consultation Practice
Rockingham Memorial Hospital, Harrisonburg, Virginia
Assessed the mental health services and provided recommendations for future needs and actions to prepare the hospital for increased managed care utilization.

Medical Director
Center for Psychiatry – Presbyterian Hospital, Charlotte, NC
Medical Director of behavioral health system that included 25 private psychiatrists, a 40-bed adult unit, 20-bed youth unit, adult and youth partial hospitalization, and intensive outpatient services in a private community hospital system. Developed: new treatment modalities that decreased adult ALOS from 12.0 days to 3.0 days and youth ALOS from 32 days to 7.5 days; care maps; 23 hour observation; and crisis stabilization. Coordinated functions among hospital administration, Department of Psychiatry and other medical departments.

  • Performed daily utilization review
  • Developed Outcome Assessment for Behavioral Health
  • Teaching responsibilities for nursing students and graduate level behavioral science interns
  • Chairperson of Psychiatric Executive Committee
  • Member of Psychiatric Peer Review Committee
  • Member of Speakers Bureau
  • Member of Utilization Review Committee
  • Member of Joint Practice Committee
  • Member of Continuous Quality Improvement Committee
  • Member of Quality Demonstration Team

Medical Director
Center for Mind/Body Health – Presbyterian Hospital, Charlotte, NC
Served on the advisory board for the Center for Mind/Body Health; coordination with other medical departments; maintained continuous quality improvement.

Staff Psychiatrist
USAF Regional Hospital – Sheppard Air Force Base, TX
Clinical Director of 35-bed unit with two psychiatrists, three clinical psychologists, one social worker, eleven registered nurses, and sixteen mental health technicians.

  • Chief of Crisis Intervention Team
  • Performed hospital inpatient consultations
  • Provided general primary emergency room services
  • Member of the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee
  • Psychiatric Consultant to the Medical Evaluation Board
  • Chairperson of Inpatient Quality Assurance Committee
  • Staff psychiatrist in outpatient clinic
  • Primary teaching responsibilities for family practice residents, physicians’ assistant students, and mental health unit specialist students

Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Family Practice and Community Medicine – University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Texas
Primary teaching responsibilities for family practice residents

Psychiatric Consultant
Western District Guidance Center – Parkersburg, West Virginia

Acting Clinical Director
Shawnee Hills Alcohol and Drug Abuse Treatment Center – St. Albans, West Virginia

Psychiatric Consultant
Logan-Mingo Community Mental Health and Mental Retardation Center – Logan, West Virginia


American College of Physician Executives
The Physician in Management Seminar I
The Physician in Management Seminar II
The Physician in Management Seminar III
Healthcare Leadership and Management

Harvard Medical School/The Levinson Institute
Leadership for Physician Executives

Queens University McColl School of Business
Physician Leadership and Development


  • “Managing Executive Stress” — Six-hour workshop presented to Directors of Nursing of Premier Hospitals
  • “Psychiatric Aspects of AIDS” — Institute for Healthcare Leadership
  • “Women and Self-Esteem” — Presbyterian Hospital Women’s Connection
  • “Managing Stress” — South Carolina Spring Forum for Directors of Governmental Department
  • “Mind/Body Medicine” — Keynote Speaker at retreat for Presbyterian Hospital’s senior administration, board of directors, and department heads of medical staff
  • “You Mean I’m Not Just Messy — Lawyers Living With ADHD” — Program about Adult Attention Deficit Disorder for the Mecklenburg County Bar Association


Organized, coordinated, and spoke at the following:

  • Center for Psychiatry Professional Education Symposia (Five consecutive years)
  • The Heart/Mind Connection
  • Panic Disorder Symposium
  • National Depression Screening Day (Five consecutive years)
  • Mind/Body Connection
  • Attention Deficit Disorder in Adults


  • American Psychiatric Association
  • North Carolina Psychiatric Association
  • North Carolina Medical Society
  • Mecklenburg County Medical Society



  • Lawyers’ Support Committee of the Mecklenburg County Bar Association
  • Board of Directors of the Mental Health Association of Mecklenburg County
  • YMCA Medical Advisory Board
  • Longstanding facilitator and mentor for an eight-month Coming of Age Program
  • Certified instructor for the comprehensive Our Whole Lives Sexuality Program for senior high youth


Mecklenburg County Bar Association

  • “Self-esteem”
  • “On Marriage”
  • “Beyond the Larger Problems—The Individual Solution”
  • “Attention Deficit Disorder in Adults”
  • “Attention Deficit Disorder in Adults—A Follow-Up”
  • “Confronting Conflict”
  • “Coping With Holiday Stress”
  • “Accommodating Anger”
  • “Words That Can Help You Reduce Stress”
  • “Demystifying Depression”
  • “Rediscovering Technologies of the Mind”


Charlotte Observer


North Carolina Bar Journal

  • “Mind-Body Medicine”

Published Monograph

  • Charlotte’s Psychiatric History:
    The Story of a Medical Specialty in the Queen City
    Copyright 2019



  • North Carolina

George H. Dornblazer, MD, DLFAPA  |  Board Certified Psychiatrist

447 South Sharon Amity Road, Suite 245  |  Charlotte, NC 28211