Deepak Prabhakar MD

Deepak Prabhakar, MD

Specialties: Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychiatry

Board Certification and Education

Board Certifications

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

Education

  • University of North Texas Helath Science Center, Research Associate, TX, 2007
  • University of North Texas Helath Science Center, Research Associate, TX, 2006
  • NHL Municipal Medical College, 2005

Residencies & Internships

  • Wayne State University, Psychiatry, MI, 2011

Fellowships

  • Wayne State University, Child & Adol. Psych., MI, 2013

About Me

Titles:

  •  Director of Psychiatric Education, Henry Ford Hospital
  • Director of Residency Training, Department of Psychiatry

Care Philosophy:
I am an advocate of the collaborative care model and believe, just as it takes a village to raise a child, it takes a treatment team comprised of competent and compassionate providers to heal patients with mental illness.

Biographical Statement:
Dr. Prabhakar is the director of Psychiatric Education for Henry Ford Behavioral Health Services. He also directs the general psychiatry residency programs at Henry Ford Hospital and Wayne State University.

He is a fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. He is certified in child, adolescent, and general adult psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He has a clinical interest in sports psychiatry and is certified by the National Football League (NFL) for psychiatric evaluations in professional football players.

Research Interests:

  • Depression
  • Suicide prevention
  • Psychiatric education
  • Physician distress

Awards and Honors:

  •  Mentor of the Year, Psychiatry Residency Training Program. Henry Ford Hospital/ Wayne State University, 2015, 2014
  • Laughlin Fellowship Award, The American College of Psychiatrists, 2013
  • George Ginsberg, MD Fellowship Award, American Association of Directors of Psychiatric Residency Training, 2012
  • Brain Scholar, American Association of Directors of Psychiatric Residency Training, 2011
  • PRITE® Fellowship Award, The American College of Psychiatrists, 2010

Languages

English, Gujarati, Hindi, Punjabi

Gender

Male

Locations

Hospital Privileges

  • Henry Ford Hospital
  • Henry Ford Kingswood Hospital