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Camps-Romero, Eduardo B., MD

Title: Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Health & Director of Behavioral Health for the Department of Humanities, Health and Society NeighborhoodHELP Program

Office: AHC2 591

Phone: 305-348-7674

Email: ecampSenioro@fiu.edu

Specialty: Mood and Anxiety Disorders, Psychopharmacology, Spirituality and Demoralization

Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Education: MD, Universidad Central del Caribe, Bayamon, Puerto Rico

Practice Location: NHELP

Department(s): Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

Dr Camps-Romero’s work has been strongly based in the practice of clinical psychiatry. He began his career at Kaiser Permanente in northern California where he was elected Shareholder/Senior Physician. He has worked in a variety of clinical roles from managing his own panel of outpatients to serving on the Consultation Liaison service. His service in multiple leadership positions include being a founding member of the Labor Management Partnership which was the executive body for the adult psychiatric service and serving as a lead psychiatrist in helping to establish the Depression in Primary Care Initiative. He was selected to serve on the Quality Committee with oversight of patient care and safety issues, clinician performance and systems review and recommendations. As a member of the Spanish Speaking providers group he also helped implement universal access to all services in the Department of Psychiatry for non-English speaking patients.

After leaving Kaiser Permanente, Dr Camps-Romero developed a successful telepsychiatric practice, while living abroad in Japan. Upon his return to Florida he provided psychiatric services for populations that were medically underserved.

Dr Camps-Romero is currently developing and integrating psychiatry & behavioral health services into the Green Family Foundation NeighborhoodHELP program.

Education and Training

  • Residency, Department of Psychiatry, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • MD, Universided Central del Caribe, Bayamon Puerto Rico
  • BA, Psychology, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida

Specialties

  • Mood and Anxiety Disorders, Psychopharmacology, Spirituality and Demoralization

Awards

  • Cited for excellence in member satisfaction by the Physician-in-Chief, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, 2010.
  • Awarded Outstanding Contributions in Medical Student Education by the Department of Psychiatry, University of New Mexico, 2005-2006.

Publications

  • Chambers E, Yager J, Apfeldorf W, Camps-Romero E. Factitious Aortic Dissection Leading to Thoracotomy in a 20-Year-Old Man. Psychosomatics. 2007; 48(4):355-8.