Is Timothy D. Brewerton Your Psychiatrist?

February 20, 2018


Are you or were you a patient of Dr. Brewerton’s?

Did anything occur during your treatment with Dr. Brewerton that you feel was not in line with professional treatment, was a violation of any kind, or just felt wrong?

If so, make a report to Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR). We understand and we can help document what occurred and perhaps assist you take action.

Anything that you report to CCHR will be kept in complete confidence.

Information about Timothy D. Brewerton (read to the bottom):

  • Holds a current medical license (#13420), granted by the South Carolina Board of Medical Examiners. This license was first granted to him in 1987.
  • From 1979 to 1985, he was licensed to practice medicine in California (license #34018).
  • From 2009 to 2013, he was licensed to practice medicine in Georgia (license #62477).
  • He was also licensed in Hawaii in 1982 (license #4444) and Virginia in 1985 (license #0101037943).
  • From August 1987 to January 2002, he was the director of the Eating Disorders Program at Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC).
  • He is currently a clinical professor at MUSC’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.
  • He obtained his medical education at Tulane University in New Orleans, from which he graduated on May 3, 1978.
  • A U.S. Border Patrol “Report of Apprehension or Seizure” dated November 24, 1977 states that Brewerton was detained at El Paso, Texas when checkpoint guards detected the odor of marijuana coming from his vehicle. A search of the vehicle turned up more than four ounces of marijuana, 21 LSD tablets, and eight methamphetamine tablets.
  • The marijuana and LSD possessions were handled as two separate cases.
  • On April 14, 1978, Brewerton entered a guilty plea relative to the possession of marijuana. He was sentenced to two to 20 years probation and a $10,000 fine.
  • Brewerton was indicted February 15, 1978 relative to possession of LSD.
  • On April 14, 1978, he was found guilty of Possession of a Controlled Substance [LSD], and was sentenced to 10 years of probation. He “satisfactorily completed 24 months” and was thereupon discharged from further probation.
  • The California Medical Board granted him a medical license (#34018) in 1979.
  • South Carolina granted him a medical license (#13420) on August 12, 1987.


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