University of California, Riverside

School of Medicine

Clinical Faculty Biographies

Dr. John D. Lindo, M.D.

Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor - Psychiatry

Dr. John Lindo

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UCR Health Neurosciences
4510 Brockton Ave.
Riverside, California, 92501
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School of Medicine
University of California, Riverside
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Education and Training

  • Fellowship, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University and Ann & Robert Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
  • Residency, General Psychiatry, Western Michigan University School of Medicine/Michigan State University - Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies, Kalamazoo, Michigan
  • M.D., University of Santo Tomas, Manila, Philippines
  • B.S., Biochemistry, California State University of Long Beach, Long Beach, California


Dr. John Lindo, M.D., is a health sciences assistant clinical professor for the School of Medicine Neuroscience department and a staff psychiatrist for the Riverside University Health System - Behavioral Health.

After receiving his undergraduate degree at Long Beach State University, Lindo worked for several companies in the pharmaceutical industry before going to the Philippines to complete his M.D. at the University of Santo Tomas. He then completed his residency in general psychiatry at the Western Michigan University School of Medicine.  He completed a fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry at Northwestern University's McGaw Medical Center where he trained at the Ann & Robert Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago.

Prior to coming to Riverside, Lindo was a resident-on-call at Chicago Lakeshore Hospital in Chicago, Ill. He has also taught and supervised medical students at both Northwestern University and Western Michigan University.  He also lectured to high student students on the importance of sleep hygiene for the growing adolescent and the neurobiology of addiction.

He is a member of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and the American Psychiatric Association. He is certified with the American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology, the Medical Board of California and State of Illinois Medical Licensing Board.

Research Interests

Lindo's interests include a variety subjects pertaining to child and adolescent psychiatry and neurology, including autism spectrum disorder/intellectual disabilities.  Other interests include telepsychiatry and mental health collaboration care in the primary care setting.

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