Natchanan Charatcharungkiat, MD
Instructor in Psychiatry
Natchanan Charatcharungkiat, MD, is an instructor of psychiatry at Washington University School of Medicine; she joined the faculty in 2021. Charatcharungkiat earned her medical degree and a combined residency in general and child/adolescent psychiatry at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok and practiced in Thailand for four years post-residency. She then pursued a general psychiatry residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Washington University in St. Louis, and completed a child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship at St. Louis Children’s Hospital (SLCH)/Washington University.
She contributes to SLCH Consultation Services, the SLCH Pediatric Behavioral Health Unit, the SLCH Emergency Department, and Washington University’s Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Outpatient Clinic. Her main scholarly/clinical interest is pediatric emotion dysregulation, especially biopolar disorder. Charatcharungkiat teaches medical students in the Gateway Curriculum, lecturing on pediatric emotion dysregulation in Phase 2, and supervising students in her clinic and at SLCH. Additionally, she teaches residents and fellows and supervises SLCH-based behavioral health nurse practitioners. She is part of the SLCH Zero Suicide Initiative which was launched in 2023.
Charatcharungkiat belongs to the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, the Child and Adolescent Society of Thailand, The Psychiatric Association of Thailand, and the Medical Council of Thailand. She was the recipient of the Association of Women Psychiatrists International Fellowship Award in 2015. Her hobbies include yoga and taking long walks.