R. Curtis Bristol, M.D.
Psychoanalyst and Psychiatrist

Location and Insurance


Location, Hours, Phone Numbers, Directions and Parking 


The Palladium

1325 18 Street, NW Suite 101

Washington, D.C.  20036


The Palladium is a mixed use building with doctors, lawyers, dentists and non profits on the first two floors and residents on the upper floors. It is controlled by security guards 24 hours every day.  Dr. Bristol’s office is located on the first floor off to the right at the entrance.  This situation offers optimal privacy and anonymity.  

The office is conveniently and centrally located in downtown, Washington, D.C. one block southeast of Dupont Circle.  


I see patients by appointment only.  Please call 202-466-8690.  Do not email for an appointment. 

Standard hours are Monday through Friday 6:30AM until 8PM with some Saturday morning hours available.  Telephone and Skype consultations are available.  Standard session is 50 minutes.  I return calls between patient sessions unless extreme emergency.  



202-466-8690 (voicemail)

202-466-8691 (fax)




Do not use any other email account.  I only check the Verizon account.  Do NOT request appointments by email.  

Metro, Driving Directions and Parking: 


One block southeast of Dupont Circle Metro station and three blocks north from Farragut North Metro station.
Ample, metered street parking surrounds the office on 18th Street, Massachusetts Avenue, Connecticut Avenue and N Street. 

The Palladium has an indoor garage with hourly parking rates.  

Driving north on Connecticut Avenue one block after M Street, bear to the right onto 18th Street.  Cross N Street and building is on the right.  Driving south on Connecticut Avenue drive around Dupont Circle taking the Massachusetts Avenue exit, turn right onto 18th Street and the building is on the left.  




I provide detailed statements which are standard and accepted by most insurance company so the patient may receive reimbursement for payments.  I may accept some insurance plans on a case by case basis.  I do not accept Medicare payments.  I have opted-out of Medicare. 

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