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Richard Holbert, M.D.

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Medical Director, UF Health Shands Psychiatric Hospital

Director, of Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)

Co-Director, Brain Stimulation Service, Department of Psychiatry

Dr. Holbert was previously the chief of the Electro-Convulsive Therapy (ECT) Team for the UF Health Shands Psychiatry/Medical Inpatient Unit for 10 years. He has also served as the Chief of the Consultation Liaison Service and was the Psychiatry Residency Training Director for 6 years. Dr. Holbert served as Director of Quality Control. He has presented on the use of TMS in Geriatric Depression at the Institute of Aging Research Day.


B.S. The University of Houston, Houston, Texas

M.D. University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa

Residency: Psychiatry, University of Florida, College of Medicine

Chief Resident: Psychiatry, University of Florida, College of Medicine

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Honors and Awards

Dr. Holbert has distinguished himself as a medical student and resident teacher. He has been awarded the Outstanding Resident of the year, as well as Medical Alumni Resident of the year 1997-98.

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