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

Psychiatry

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 276-3000

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Biography

Professional Background

Ylimaz Yildirim, MD, is currently an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC). Dr. Yildirim received his medical degree in 1994 from Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey and his PhD from University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Public Health, Chicago, IL in 2011. Dr. Yildirim completed Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, Dept. of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Greenville, NC, Residency Program in 2008 and was Chief Resident at East Carolina University, Dept. of Psychiatric Medicine, Greenville, NC, in 2006. Dr. Yildirim is a member of the American Psychiatric Association and the American Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Association.

Credentials

Faculty Appointments

Specialties

  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Psychiatry - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

08/01/2002 - 07/31/2004
Internship in Psychiatry at Vidant Medical Center (former Pitt County Memorial Hospital)

07/01/2004 - 11/30/2006
Residency in Psychiatry at Vidant Medical Center (former Pitt County Memorial Hospital)

12/01/2006 - 11/30/2008
Fellowship in Psychiatry: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Vidant Medical Center (former Pitt County Memorial Hospital)

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Awards

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

2007
AACAP Outstanding Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Resident Award
Sponsor: AACAP
Location: Boston, MA

2007
Educational Outreach Program Award
Sponsor: American Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Association
Location: Boston, MA

2005
Award for Contribution to Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Sponsor: East Carolina University
Location: Greenville, NC

2004
Appreciation Award for Consult and Liaison Service
Sponsor: East Carolina University
Location: Greenville, NC

1995
State Award for outstanding contribution in Polio Eradication Program
Location: Corum, Turkey

1989
Organization Committee on International Summer School On Public Health
Location: Izmir-Ankara, Turkey

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Publications

Journal Articles

2008
Antonacci DJ, Bloch RM, Saeed SA, Yildirim Y, Talley J. "Empirical evidence on the use and effectiveness of telepsychiatry via videoconferencing: implications for forensic and correctional psychiatry." Behavioral sciences & the law.. 2008 26(3):253-69.

2007
Yildirim Y. "A conceptual approach to needs assessment in mental health services". Psychiatric Administrator. 2007; 7(6).

2006
McGinty KL, Saeed SA, Simmons SC, Yildirim Y. "Telepsychiatry and e-mental health services: potential for improving access to mental health care." The Psychiatric quarterly.. 2006 77(4):335-42.

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