Department Center for Behavioral Health
Primary Location Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Type of Doctor Children & Adolescents Only
Languages English
Surgeon No
Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Primary Location

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus


Additional Locations

Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • 2nd Opinion Evaluations
  • Adolescent Consult Liaison Psychiatry
  • Adolescent Health
  • Child Consult Liaison Psychiatry
  • Clinical Behavioral Pediatrics
  • Consultation/treatment Planning
  • Coping With General & Medical Illness And Specific Medical Illness
  • Electroconvulsive Therapy
  • Emergency Psychiatry
  • Individual Therapy
  • Liaison Psychiatry Consultation
  • Medication Management
  • Pediatric Neuroscience
  • Primary Care Psychiatry
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Psychosomatic Medicine
  • Section of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Sports Psychiatry
View all 18 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Anxiety Disorder
  • Asperger Syndrome
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Adult
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD)
  • Chronic Illness
  • Complex Developmental/Psychological Disorders
  • Coping With Chronic Medical Conditions
  • Delusional Disorder
  • Depression
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Factitious Disorders
  • Gender Identity Disorder
  • Hypochondriasis
  • Major Depression
  • Mood Disorder
  • Myofascial Pain Syndrome
  • Neurodegenerative Diseases
  • Neurodevelopmental Disorders
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder (odd)
  • Personality Disorders
  • Pervasive Development Disorder (PDD)
  • Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD)
  • Psychiatric Disorders
  • Psychological Aspects Of Genetic/metabolic Disorders
  • Psychophysiologic Disorders
  • Schizophrenia
  • Tourette Syndrome
View all 32 Specialties +


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About Joseph Austerman, DO

Dr. Joseph Austerman is Board Certified in General Psychiatry.
Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Child & Adolescent Psychology
Cleveland, OH USA

Residency - Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH USA

Medical Education - Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine
DO Medical School
Athens, OH USA

Undergraduate - Ohio University
Athens, OH USA

Professional Highlights

  • Appointed to The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Committee for The Physical Ill Child


  • Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry - Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Specialty Interests

AD(H)D, adjustment to chronic illness and disability, anxiety, anxiety and mood disorders, anxiety disorders, attention deficit disorders, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, Bipolar Disorder, child and adolescent consult liaison psychiatry, Chronic Pain, chronic pain rehabilitation, consultation liaison psychiatry, consultation psychiatry, Depression, depression and anxiety, emergency psychiatry, generalized anxiety, individual therapy, Men's Health, mood and anxiety disorders, mood disorders, neurodegenerative diseases, neurodevelopmental disorders, OCD, pain management, Panic Disorder, primary care psychiatry, Psychopharmacology, psychosomatic medicine (consultation liaison psychiatry), Schizophrenia, social anxiety disorder, sports psychiatry, treatment of anxiety disorders including obsessive-compulsive disorder, clinical behavioral pediatrics, eating disorders

Awards & Honors

  • Willam and Roxanne Michener Award for Leadership Development


  • American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • American Association of Directors of Psychiatric Training
  • Association for Convulsive Therapy¬†
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 8/26/2019, Dr. Austerman has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.

* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

34 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.9 out of 5
Explains 4.9
Listens 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Knows Medical History 5
Time Spent with Patient 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

6 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2019

Dr. Austerman and Dr. Adams were wonderful. They explained everything very well and made my daughter comfortable. I appreciate their kindness and expertise.

Reviewed on Jun 7, 2019

Dr. Austerman is a wonderful doctor. He is kind to my son and takes the time to speak with him.

Reviewed on Jun 6, 2019

Dr. Austerman is wonderful. He listens to both myself and my son and never makes us feel like he is in a hurry or are asking too many questions. He is one of the best doctors I have ever been to.

Reviewed on Apr 4, 2019

it's worth the wait to seedr austerman

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2019

This was my child's first visit to this physician. My son was not looking forward to it, but Dr Austerman worked to establish a working relationship with him, and put him at ease.

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2019

we absolutely love dr austerman

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