Christian Neal, MD, MPA

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Christian Neal, MD, MPA


Contact Information: 
3300 Rivermont Avenue
Lynchburg, VA 24503
Phone: 434.200.5999
Fax: 434.200.1673

Areas of Interest: management of comorbid mood and substance use disorders, psychotic disorders and psychodynamic psychiatry.

Before coming to CMG Piedmont Psychiatric Center, Dr. Neal has served as assistant professor at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine. He also has worked at Columbia, South Carolina, Area Mental Health where he served as the psychiatrist on its homeless outreach team. Additionally, he has experience in emergency psychiatric services from his time as assistant professor at the University of South Carolina School of Medicine.

Dr. Neal has made presentation at meetings of the American Psychiatric Association and the National Healthcare for the Homeless Council. In addition, he has received several awards including Carilion Clinic’s Psychiatry Residency Community Faculty of the Year, USC-SOM Training Director’s Medical Student Educator Award, and Teaching Scholar at the American Psychoanalytic Association Teachers Academy.


Education & Training

Education & Training
Education & Training
  • Residency, Palmetto Health/University of South Carolina School of Medicine
  • MD, Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee
  • MPA, University of Memphis School of Urban Affairs and Public Policy