Office of Michael McClure, M.D, Ph.D

About Us

Suncoast Psychiatric Medical Clinic, LLC

Suncoast Psychiatric Medical Clinic, LLC is the office of Michael McClure, M.D., Ph.D.  Our mission is to provide personalized, high-quality care that focuses on the specific needs of patients.  We strive to provide a supportive, friendly and relaxed environment to facilitate confidence and healing.  Patient flow is organized to facilitate privacy.  We believe in educating our patients to achieve the best psychological state possible. ​

Symptoms treated include those associated with ADHD, anxiety, depression, bipolar and psychotic disorders such as schizophrenia. 

We care about your health.  During this pandemic crisis all services will be provided over HIPPA-secure online platforms.  Secure connections over PC, Laptop and Smartphone are supported.  Prescriptions will be electronically transmitted.  Intake and Release of Information paperwork may be completed on our secure website.  

Michael James McClure, M.D., Ph.D.

Pacific Lutheran University - Tacoma, WA 98447
     1983 – B.A.    Biology
                  B.A.    Religion
                  B.B.A.    Business Administration

                  Minors in Chemistry & Philosophy
Oregon Health Sciences University - Portland, OR 97201
     1983-1987 – Ph.D. Candidate Biochemistry
University of Utah School of Medicine - Salt Lake City, UT 84911
     1989-1993 – M.D.
Dwight David Eisenhower Army Medical Center - Fort Gordon, GA 30905
     1993-1997 – Internship & Residency, Psychiatry


    High School
National Honors Society
National Merit Scholar Finalist
Mathematics Advancement Award

    Undergraduate School
Alpha Beta Psi Honorary Fraternity
Hickman Undergraduate Fellow

    Graduate School
National Science Foundation Research Fellow
Ford Foundation Dissertation Fellow Honorable Mention
Oregon Health Sciences University Dean’s Fellow
N.L. Tartur Research Fellow

    Medical School (Classes in Which I Scored in the top 10%)
Psychiatry        Rheumatology        Gastroenterology
Neurology        Pharmacology        Cardiology
Urology             Parisitology            Hematology
Research           Pathology               Pediatrics
Overall: Ranked second in my class of 96 medical students.
Fellow, American Board of Clinical Psychiatry

Reviewer, Academic Psychiatry, 1995-1998.
Co-Editor, Jefferson Journal of Psychiatry, 1994-1997.
Co-Editor, Psychiatric Resident News, 1994-1997.
N.I.H. Grant Proposal: “Gene and Enzyme Replacement Past the Blood-Brain Barrier.”      

     Funded for total of $622,617 over four years.
N.I.H. Grant Proposal: “Enzyme Replacement Therapy Across the Feline Blood-Brain     

     Barrier: Supplemental.”  Outcome: Approved, but not funded.
N.I.H. Grant Proposal: “Pre-Clinical Studies of the Blood-Brain Barrier and Its’     

     Manipulation.”  Outcome: Funded for $601,330 over five years.
Howard Hughes Foundation Program Proposal: “Application of Molecular Biology     

     Techniques to Neurobiology. Requested $3,000,000.  One of three finalists.
National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Proposal: “Formation and     

     Characterization of Chimeric Human-Feline Hexoseaminidase.”  Outcome:   

     Funded for $51,000 over three years.
Neuwelt EA, et al. “Characterization of a new model of GM2 Gangliosidosis in the Korat   

     Cat.”  J. Clinical Investigation, 76: 482-490,     1984.
Neuwelt EA, McClure MJ “Genetic Enzyme Deficiencies and the Blood-Brain Barrier,”     

     in EA Neuwelt (ed.) Clinical Implications of the Blood-Brain Barrier and Its’ _        

     Manipulation.  Plenum Press, 1989.
McClure MJ.  Formation and Characterization of Chimeric Human-Feline Beta _    
     Hexoseaminidase A.  Doctoral Dissertation.  Somerset University Press, 1989.
McClure MJ.  Retrovirally-Mediated Gene Replacement Therapy in GM2 Gangliosidosis.     

     Doctoral Dissertation.  Somerset University Press, 1989.
McClure MJ.  Students, and Patients Can Serve as Teachers, Too.  American Medical     

     News.  February 22, 1993.
McClure MJ.  “To Err is Human.”  Western J. Medicine, 160: 492, 1994.
Johnson NA, McClure MJ “A Case of Wildervanck’s Syndrome Presenting as Transient     

     Hemiparesthesia.”  Military Medicine.  May, 1995.
McClure MJ.  Review of Psychiatry and Neurology.  In-House publication, Department     

     of Psychiatry and Neurology, Eisenhower Army Medical Center, Fort Gordon,     

     GA, 1997.

To schedule an appointment, please call: (941) 364-9515.