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Carcache, Luis M., MD

Title: Assistant Professor and Assistant Clerkship Director

Office: FIU Health Broward

Phone: 954-523-2727

Email: lcarcach@fiu.edu

Specialty: Psychiatry

Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Education: University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine

Practice Location: 1600 S. Andrews Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316

Department(s): Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

Dr Carcache is board certified in Psychiatry and Neurology, as well as, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.  He is an Assistant Professor at Florida International University School of Medicine. He joined the faculty following his fellowship training in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Miami where his main interest of study was in the area of Autism Spectrum Disorders. Dr Carcache earned a BS in Chemistry from Florida International University, and then completed his medical degree at the University of Miami. He did his residency training in general psychiatry and fellowship training in child and adolescent psychiatry at the University of Miami. He is fluent in both English and Spanish and enjoys working in a culturally diverse environment.

Education and Training

  • Fellowship, Child Psychiatry, University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine/ Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Florida
  • Residency, General Psychiatry, University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine/ Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Florida
  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida
  • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Summa Cum Laude, Florida International University, Miami, Florida
  • Associates in Arts, Highest Honors, Miami Dade Community College, Miami, Florida

Publications

  • Rodriguez J, Carcache L and Rein KS. Low-mode docking search in iGluR homology models implicates three residues in the control of ligand selectivity. J. Mol. Recognit. 2005; 18:183–9.
  • Rein KS, Carcache L and Rodriguez J. The structural basis for kainoid selectivity at AMPA receptors revealed by low mode docking calculations. Bioorg Med Chem. 2003; 11(4):551-9.