Psychiatric Treatment Network

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Dr. John Kupfner

Board Certified Psychiatrist
Medical Director

Dr. John Kupfner is currently a Psychiatrist for Peninsula Behavioral Health and the Medical Director of the Peninsula Outpatient Clinic. He is also the current Department Chair at Peninsula Behavioral Health in Knoxville, Tennessee. Additionally, Dr. Kupfner serves as a local expert on mental health; with radio appearances on WUOT as well as television appearances on WLVT, WATE, and WBIR in Knoxville, Tennessee. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder, followed by his Medical Doctorate from the University of New York State, at Buffalo School of Medicine. Dr. Kupfner completed his Residency in Psychiatry at the University of Virginia. He has previously worked as an Attending Physician and Psychiatrist for Catawba State Hospital and Western State Hospital in Staunton, Virginia. Dr. Kupfner completed a Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville and served as Vice Department Chair at Peninsula Behavioral Health, a division of Parkwest Hospital.

Location: Smoky Mountain Lodge