Our Medical Team

Robert Detrinis, MD

Dr. Robert Detrinis graduated from the University of Texas Medical School, completed a pediatric internship at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston in the Department of Pediatrics, completed his adult psychiatric residency at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston in the Department of Psychiatry, completed a Child and Adolescent Fellowship at Johns Hopkins University, and then completed a postdoctoral year in the Department of Child/Adolescent Psychiatry studying sleep disorders in children and adolescents.  He is board certified in Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatry. Throughout his career he has worked in several capacities including being a medical director for two psychiatric facilities, medical director of a child/adolescent residential unit, medical director of a community mental health clinic, consultant to the Louisiana Board of Medical Examiners and the Louisiana Compensation Board. He has been faculty/attending at Johns Hopkins Hospital, the University of Texas Medical School in the Department of Psychiatry, MD Anderson Hospital, and most recently at Tulane School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. He has been active in medical student education throughout his career, teaching psychiatric residents while receiving the Educator of the Year four times while teaching at Tulane. His areas of expertise and interests are psychopharmacology and integrating spirituality in the care of his patients. His clinical work includes caring for the chronically mentally ill and treating outpatients, focusing on helping his patients find meaning and purpose in their lives. He attends the acute psychiatric units at EastPointe, has an active outpatient practice treating patients of all ages, and enjoys teaching staff, medical students, and residents.


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