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Yilmaz Yildirim, M.D., Ph.D.

Yilmaz Yildirim, M.D., Ph.D.

Mental Health and Wellness

UR Medicine Faculty The University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group (URMFG) consists of over 900 specialist and primary care providers spanning 19 departments. URMFG is certified by the National Committee for Quality Assurance.
Accountable Health Partner Accountable Health Partners (AHP) is a network of over 2,000 community and UR medical faculty and a dozen leading hospitals throughout the region. AHP offers a full range of care.
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Appointment (585) 276-3641

About Me

Certified Specialties

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry - American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology

Psychiatry - American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology

Faculty Appointments

Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry - Department of Psychiatry (SMD)


Residency & Fellowship

Fellowship, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Pitt County Memorial Hospital. 2006 - 2008

Residency, Psychiatry, Pitt County Memorial Hospital. 2004 - 2006

Internship, Psychiatry, Pitt County Memorial Hospital. 2002 - 2004


MD | Hacettepe Universitesi (Turkey). 1994


Third place for poster presentation in North Carolina Psychiatry Association Annual Meeting. 2008

AACAP Outstanding Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Resident Award. 2007

Educational Outreach Program Award. 2007

Award for Contribution to Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. 2005

Appreciation Award for Consult and Liaison Service. 2004

State Award for outstanding contribution in Polio Eradication Program. 1995

Organization Committee on International Summer School On Public Health. 1989


Journal Articles

Empirical evidence on the use and effectiveness of telepsychiatry via videoconferencing: implications for forensic and correctional psychiatry.

Antonacci DJ, Bloch RM, Saeed SA, Yildirim Y, Talley J

Behavioral sciences & the law.. 2008 26 (3):253-69. Epub 1900 01 01.

A conceptual approach to needs assessment in mental health services

Yildirim Y.

Psychiatric Administrator. 2007; 7(6).

Telepsychiatry and e-mental health services: potential for improving access to mental health care.

McGinty KL, Saeed SA, Simmons SC, Yildirim Y

The Psychiatric quarterly.. 2006 77 (4):335-42. Epub 1900 01 01.