Dr. Ricardo Irizarry, MD, MMM
Established Board Certified Psychiatrist with leadership / management strength combines notable accomplishments at Tropical Texas Behavioral Health (TTBH) with strong track record in community service. Psychiatric inpatient attending at South Texas Behavioral Health and Medical Director of the inpatient Adolescent Unit. Professor at the Department of Psychiatry at University of Texas RGV and Assistant Professor at University of Texas Health Science in San Antonio. Texas. Chief Medical Officer responsible for clinical performances, development of quality assurance and recruitment and retention programs, and grant writing of funded $500+K grant for implementation of evidence-based practices for populations of color.
Trained in nationally known psychiatry program at University of South Florida. Directorial role in numerous programs and activities, notably organizer of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Hispanic support group at James A. Haley V.A. Hospital. Team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, building relationships while ensuring delivery of optimal patient care. He comes to assist as a Supervising Psychiatrist with GFWC and provide a valuable opportunity to our community.