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Martin J. Furman, MD



Primary Affiliation:
Butler Hospital

Additional Affiliations:
Kent Hospital

Brown Faculty Profile

Board Certified: Yes

Gender:  Male

English (US)

Education: University of the Witwatersrand
Internships: Baragwanath Hospital
Residencies: Brown University School of Medicine

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This physician and/or research investigator does not schedule private appointments with patients. Patients are treated as part of being admitted to one of Butler Hospital’s inpatient, partial or outpatient programs; researchers recruit for specific studies through a screening process. If seeking services, please call 1 (844) 401-0111 for an assessment and information on options for care.


Martin J. Furman, MD, is the chief of Butler Hospital’s Intensive Treatment Unit and director of the hospital’s Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) program. Dr. Furman has extensive expertise in treating the most serious psychiatric illnesses. He received the Award for Extraordinary Achievement and Outstanding Service in 1998 from Butler Hospital, The Outstanding Community Service Award from NRI Community Services in 2005,  the Robert J. Westlake Award for Physician Excellence at Butler Hospital in 2010, and the Deans Excellence in Teaching Award in 2018. He served two-terms as president of Butler’s Medical Staff Association and as associate medical director of Medical Staff Affairs.

A graduate of the University of the Witwatersrand Medical School, Johannesburg, South Africa, Dr. Furman completed his internship at Baragwanath Hospital, Johannesburg, South Africa and his residency at the Brown University School of Medicine.

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