Psychiatrists

Luke Engeriser, MD

Deputy Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Engeriser attended medical school at Northwestern University in Chicago, Illinois, where he was a recipient of an NIH research grant in Molecular Biology and Environmental Pathology. His psychiatry residency training was at Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu, Hawaii. During his final year of residency, Dr. Engeriser received the Al Glass Award, the military’s highest psychiatry resident research award, for his paper exploring the psychological effects of warfare. Dr. Engeriser served an additional three years in the Army at Fort Benning, Georgia, where he held the position of Chief, Department of Behavioral Health. After separating from the Army, Dr. Engeriser was the Medical Director of the Mid-Coast Mental Health Center/PenBay Psychiatry in Rockland, Maine. Before attending medical school, he completed a Master of Arts in Divinity at the University of Chicago in the History of Religions and he worked as a teacher of English at the Teacher Training College in Torun, Poland. Dr. Engeriser has served the past ten years on the Executive Council of the Alabama Psychiatric Physicians Association, currently serving as President, and he is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. He is board-certified in Adult Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine. Dr. Engeriser received the Red Sash Award from the USA medical student classes of 2013, 2014, and 2016 for making significant contributions to their medical education, and he was awarded the American Psychiatric Association Assembly Resident-Fellow Section Mentor Award in 2014.