Deepak Prabhakar MD

Deepak Prabhakar, MD, MPH

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 Health Science Center, Research Associate, TX, 2007
  • University of North Texas Health 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 Director of Psychiatric Education for Behavioral Health Services. He also directs the Henry Ford Hospital/ Wayne State University General Psychiatry Residency Program. Dr. Prabhakar is a Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, he is certified in general adult psychiatry and child & adolescent psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He provides clinical care at our One Ford Place location in Detroit and Columbus Center in Novi. His research interests include depression, suicide, psychiatric education, and physician distress. He has presented nationally and internationally at the annual meetings of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP), The American Association of Directors of Psychiatric Residency Training (AADPRT), Association for Academic Psychiatry (AAP), American Psychiatric Association (APA) and World Psychiatric Association-Epidemiology (WPA). Dr. Prabhakar specializes in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and Sports Psychiatry and he is provided consultation to the Detroit area collegiate and professional sports teams.

 

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