Dr. Lei Zou, Psychiatrist, comes to Bloom Health Centers with over 30 years of experience in the healthcare field and has provided health services globally. Let’s look at Dr. Zou’s career thus far, Dr. Zou began by becoming an assistant professor on the clinical track at Yale Medical School. Dr. Zou graduated from Beijing Medical University MD/PhD 11-year program in 1997. Dr. Zou earned her Medical Doctoral degree in 1992 and her PhD in 1997. Dr. Zou practiced in internal medicine at People's Hospital, Beijing, China until 1999 when she came to the U.S. to pursue postdoctoral fellowships in research.

Dr. Lei Zou completed her general psychiatry residency training at Delaware Psychiatric Center between 2006 and 2009, then completed her Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship training at Yale Child Study Center between 2009 and 2011.


Professional Background and Expertise

Dr. Zou worked at St. Vincent Behavior Health inpatient setting as a staff psychiatrist for the mixed-age population between 2011 and 2012 and then took on the role of the Executive Medical Director at Child & adolescent IOP/PHP at Bridgeport Hospital in Yale New Haven Health. Concurrently, Dr. Zou set up an outpatient medication management service for Children & Adolescents in the system between 2012 and 2021. From 2021 to the present, Dr. Zou has been a psychiatrist attending on Adolescent inpatient unit at Yale New Haven Psychiatric Hospital. 

More About Lei Zou, MD

Dr. Zou provides a deep focus on Child and adolescent mental health disorders. She offers comprehensive evaluations with a biopsychosocial model and provides medication management alongside psychotherapy. 

In addition to English, Dr. Zou can provide services to patients who fluently speak Mandarin.



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Tuesday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Getting There

The Arlington, VA location of Bloom Health Centers is on N. Quincy Street, accessible from N. Glebe Road off Route 66, or from Wilson Blvd. Located on the 6th floor, car parking is available on the street or in the many parking garages located on N. Quincy Street. Our Arlington office is also a convenient destination for those coming from Falls Church, Pentagon City, D.C., or Old Town Alexandria.

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