Marquis Top Doctors

Allen Masry

Title: Medical Director and Clinical Psychiatrist
Company: Ancora State Hospital
Location: Sicklerville, New Jersey, United States

Allen Masry, medical director and clinical psychiatrist at Ancora State Hospital, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements, and leadership in mental health and services.

With an impressive array of qualifications and over two decades of experience, Dr. Masry embarked on his career in psychiatry with a steadfast commitment to enhancing mental health care. He completed his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery at Cairo University before pursuing multiple residencies, including those in internal medicine and psychiatry at St. Francis Medical Center, psychiatry at UPMC Medical Education, and psychiatry at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center. He further specialized with a fellowship in addiction psychiatry at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.

Dr. Masry’s career trajectory reflects a dedication to providing comprehensive psychiatric care across various settings. He has served as a clinical psychiatrist and later as the medical director at Ancora State Hospital since 2013, while concurrently holding roles as the director of psychiatric services at Lighthouse Recovery Center and as a consulting psychiatrist at Victory Bay Rehab Center. His extensive expertise extends to academia, where he has held positions as an assistant professor of psychiatry at UMass Chan Medical School and a volunteer assistant professor at Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine.

Throughout his career, Dr. Masry has been a trailblazer in the field of addiction psychiatry. He contributed significantly to the improvement of treatment methods for tobacco use disorder among individuals with severe mental illness. He has been recognized for his contributions, receiving prestigious accolades such as the Distinguished Fellow designation from the American Psychiatric Association in 2018.

Looking ahead, Dr. Masry remains focused on advancing mental health care by prioritizing virtual outpatient care and educating psychiatry nurse practitioners. He emphasizes continuous learning and underscores the importance of empathy as a vital quality for aspiring psychiatric professionals navigating the evolving landscape of mental health care. His career exemplifies a steadfast dedication to improving the field through clinical practice, academia, and innovation, reflecting his unwavering commitment to enhancing the well-being of individuals facing challenges with their mental health.

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