Gary L Kanter

Gary L Kanter, M.D.

Associate Professor

Business Phone: (352) 265-4357
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About Gary L Kanter

After completion of his psychiatric residency, Dr. Kanter established his private practice of psychiatry in Gainesville, Florida in 1984. Dr. Kanter provided outpatient psychiatric services including psychodynamic psychotherapy, psychopharmacology, consultation and supervision for thirty-three years.   

In June 2016 he joined the University of Florida College of Medicine Department of Psychiatry with the focus on the education of the psychiatric residents and the articulation of psychotherapy and psychopharmacological skills within the outpatient clinical setting.


Faculty Leadership Development Award
2018 · University of Florida, College of Medicine
Carlos E. Muniz, MD Mentor Award
2017 · Department of Psychiatry, University of Florida

Board Certifications

  • Distinguished Life Fellow
    American Psychiatric Association
  • Psychiatry
    American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Clinical Profile

  • Psychiatry
Areas of Interest
  • Anorexia
  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
  • Binge eating disorder
  • Borderline personality disorder
  • Bulimia
  • Depression
  • Generalized anxiety disorder
  • Narcissistic personality disorder
  • Panic disorder
  • Persistent depressive disorder
  • Suicide and suicidal behavior
  • Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)


Residency – Psychiatry
1983 · University of Rochester School of Medicine, Strong Memorial Hospital
Internship – Psychiatry
1980 · University of Rochester School of Medicine, Strong Memorial Hospital
Medical Degree
1979 · University of Rochester School of Medicine

Teaching Profile

Courses Taught
MDT7840 Elect Top/Psychiatry

Contact Details

(352) 265-4357