About Dr. Appah

Frank S. K. Appah Jr. MD PhD is a physician who specializes in adolescent and adult psychiatry. He is the founder of Meroë Psychiatric Group LLC, a Westport-based private practice that provides evidence-based psychiatric consultation, psychotherapy, and medication management.

Dr. Appah graduated from Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons in 2009 earning an MD and a PhD in molecular biology. After medical school, he completed his residency in adult psychiatry with the Yale School of Medicine. During his residency, he served as co-chief resident and was inducted into the Gold Humanism Honor Society for excellence in clinical care, leadership, compassion and dedication to service. After residency, he completed a public psychiatry fellowship with the Yale Department of Psychiatry.

Dr. Appah is currently the Unit Chief for the Psychiatric Inpatient Unit at St.Vincent’s Medical Center in Bridgeport, Connecticut. He specializes in the care of persons recovering from mood, anxiety, personality, psychotic and/or substance use disorders.

In addition to providing direct clinical care, Dr. Appah is an instructor with the Yale School of Medicine and the Frank H. Netter School of Medicine.  He is also the current Editor for The Connecticut Psychiatrist, the newsletter for the Connecticut Psychiatric Society. In November 2016, Dr. Appah was named one of the Top 10 Semifinalists for Men’s Health Magazine Ultimate Guy Search.