Luis M. Carcache, M.D.

Assistant Professor and Assistant Clerkship Director

Psychiatry and Behavioral Health


Office: AHC1 348

Phone: 305-348-4147

Email: lcarcach@fiu.edu

Languages Spoken: English, Spanish

Practice Location: 800 SW 108th Avenue Suite 100 Miami, FL 33174

Luis Carcache, M.D., teaches and supervises medical students during their psychiatric clerkship. He joined the faculty following his fellowship training where his main clinical interest was in the psychiatric care of individuals with neurodevelopmental disorders. He has also had extensive experience working with individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Carcache also provides psychiatric services at the FIU Health Faculty Group Practice treating adults, children, and adolescents with a wide variety of psychiatric conditions. 

Carcache is board-certified in general psychiatry and child and adolescent psychiatry. Before joining FIU, he was a faculty member at the University of Miami faculty. 

Education

Fellowship, Child Psychiatry, University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine/ Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL
Residency, General Psychiatry, University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine/ Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL
Doctor of Medicine, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL
Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Summa Cum Laude, Florida International University, Miami, FL

Specialty

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Awards

  • Outstanding Teaching in a Clinical Setting Award, Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine – 2017 to 2018
  • Outstanding Teaching in a Clinical Setting Award, Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine – 2016 to 2017

Selected Publications

  1. Castellanos, D., Carcache, L., Nguyen, C. (2019). Substance Use in Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorder. In Addictive Disorders and Their Treatment.
  2. Carcache, L., & Folstein, S. (2016). Book Chapter: Psychiatric Co-morbidity in Autism Spectrum Disorder. In Primer on Autism Spectrum Disorder.