Dr. Michael Alcorn
Dr. Alcorn is a board-eligible psychiatrist who specializes in the treatment of adults, children, and adolescents. His medical degree is from the University of Southern California, he earned his Adult Psychiatry residency from UCSF Fresno, California, and completed his child fellowship at the University of Southern California. He held multiple Honor Awards throughout his educational process dating back to 1995. He holds both dual licensures in Alaska and California. Dr. Alcorn worked in one of the busiest psychiatric emergency departments in the nation while training in Los Angeles County. He served as a psychiatrist for the United States Air Force for 5 years after completing training. He has spent the last 7 years working in a variety of inpatient settings in Anchorage including consultation work at AK Regional Hospital. His unique military background allowed him to assist with the opening of the Chris Kyle Patriots Hospital where he has also served as the primary psychiatrist for the last 7 years. Dr. Alcorn has served our community by providing psychiatric services for children and adolescents in both acute and residential settings in Anchorage and Palmer. Dr. Alcorn is not only a doctor but also a dedicated and experienced educator. He proudly assists the next generation of therapists and mental health providers as a teacher and a presenter. He has and continues to supervise nurse practitioners, physician assistants, child psychiatry fellows, and medical students.
Dr. Alcorn brings a high level of excellence to our practice with his experienced psychiatric care. Dr. Alcorn uses a highly professional approach to the care of his patients while maintaining a sense of sincere compassion and caring that allows his patients to feel comfortable and heard. His approach to treatment is to assist his patients with knowledge through education so they can develop a better understanding of themselves while being able to make their own self-informed decisions. After a thorough assessment, if medication is necessary, he believes in educating patients on all treatment options. Dr. Alcorn wants all his patients to feel that they are valued partners in their own care.