42950-Bushey, Michael

Michael A. Bushey, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

GH 4800
Indianapolis, IN


Dr. Bushey trained at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, where he earned MD and PhD degrees and completed a General Psychiatry Residency. His training provided an emphasis on highly individualized patient care, which he applied in the assessment of patients with complex pain syndromes for the Johns Hopkins Pain Treatment Program. In his current practice, he specializes in the treatment of patients with chronic pain, somatic symptom disorder, functional neurological conditions (i.e. conversion disorders), and medically-unexplained symptoms. He also serves as Medical Director of the Indiana University Health Pain Rehabilitation Program at Methodist Hospital.

Titles & Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
  • Education
    2014 PhD Johns Hopkins University
    2014 MD Johns Hopkins University
    2004 BPHIL University of Pittsburgh
  • Research

    Dr. Bushey is involved in health services research aimed at developing, testing, and implementing innovative models of care. He is especially interested in collaborative care and utilizing technology to increase access to psychiatric services, especially for people with chronic pain and addiction.

  • Professional Organizations
    Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry
    American Academy of Pain Medicine
    American Psychiatric Association
    American Society for Addiction Medicine
    Indiana Psychiatric Society

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