TRACEY W. CRISS, MD

Carilion Clinic
Associate Professor of Psychiatry-Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine; Vice President of Medical Staff Affairs, Carilion Medical Center

Dr. Tracey Criss has been practicing psychiatry at Carilion Clinic for 29 years. Criss has significant interest in severe major depression and the prevention of suicide, practices in outpatient psychiatry, and delivers electroconvulsive therapy at Carilion Medical Center. She serves as vice president of medical staff affairs and credentialing at Carilion Medical Center for 1600 credentialed clinicians and oversees governance, policy development, and peer review. She served as the associate dean for clinical science years 3 and 4 at the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine from 2013-2023 and is an associate professor in the department of psychiatry. Throughout her time at Carilion Clinic, Criss has been engaged in teaching residents, medical students, and physician assistant students. In 2017 she was awarded the American Psychiatric Association’s Nancy C A Roeske Certificate of Excellence in Medical Student Education. Criss is a graduate of the West Virginia University School of Medicine, completed residency at Akron General Medical Center, and completed a mini-fellowship in electroconvulsive therapy at Long Island Jewish Medical Center-Zucker Hillside Hospital. She is a member of the American Association for Physician Leadership. She, her husband Glenn, and daughter Jordan are all sports fans and enjoy playing golf together as a family.