Telva E. Olivares, M.D.

Telva E. Olivares, M.D.

Contact Information

Psychiatry - MIPS
2613 West Henrietta Road
Rochester, NY 14623

Appointment: (585) 275-URMC (8762)

  • Admits to Strong Memorial Hospital Admits to Strong Memorial Hospital
  • Primary Care Physician Primary Care Physician

Professional Bio

Telva E. Olivares, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry and Clinical Medicine
University of Rochester Medical Center




Dr. Olivares is the Senior Medical Director of Acute Services, Medical Director of the Behavioral Medical Surgical Unit (BMSU), Director of Medicine In Psychiatry Services (MIPS) and Director of Lazos Fuertes in the Department of Psychiatry. She has extensive clinical experience in all aspects of acute services and is uniquely situated to fulfill all of these roles given her dual certification in Medicine and Psychiatry.

Dr. Olivares was born in Panama but raised in Rochester where she graduated from Pittsford High School and the University of Rochester with a BS in Biology-Geology. She attended the Universidad Anahuac Medical School in Mexico City graduating with Honors. She began postgraduate training in Psychiatry at Connecticut Valley Hospital an affiliate of Yale-New Haven University in 1992, transferring in 1994 to the University of Rochester's dual program in Medicine and Psychiatry.

Dr. Olivares has remained committed to the underserved population and together with Dr. Lamberti formed Lazos Fuertes in 2003 with the support of CARES funds. The mission of Lazos Fuertes is to improve the health of Latino families by providing access to quality bilingual/bicultural health care services and through conducting research to develop new and effective treatments

Awards & Honors (National)

Nancy C.A. Roeske, MD Certificate of Excellence in Medical Student Education. | APA Meeting 2007

Awards & Honors (Local)

Excellence in Clinical Care | University of Rochester, Department of Psychiatry | University of Rochester Medical Center 2004
Richard Carl Albert Jaenike Award | Genesee Valley Psychiatric Association & the Univ. of Rochester 1999
Nanavati Award | University of Rochester, Department of Psychiatry | University of Rochester Medical Center 1999
John Romano Award | University of Rochester, Department of Psychiatry | University of Rochester Medical Center 1997 - 1999

Current Appointments

Associate Professor of Clinical - Department of Psychiatry, Medicine in Psychiatry Svc (SMD) - Primary

Specialties

Psychiatry - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Education

MD | Medicine | Universidad Anahuac1986
BS | Biology-Geology | University of Rochester1977

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Residency in Psychiatry at Strong Memorial Hospital- GME Office07/01/1994 - 06/30/1999
Residency in Psychiatry at Connecticut Valley Hospital07/01/1993 - 06/30/1994
Internship in Internal Medicine at St. Raphael Hospital11/01/1992 - 6/30/1993