Eduardo Constantino MD Appointed Director of Clinical Services

Eduardo Constantino MD has been appointed Director of Clinical Services in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science by department Chair Ramin Parsey MD, PhD. Dr. Constantino will assume responsibility for managing and supervising all the department’s clinical services on November 12, 2012.

Dr. Constantino, who is a graduate of Stony Brook University School of Medicine, has been a part-time attending psychiatrist in the department’s adult outpatient service, where he supervises residents, and serves as Course Director for the Psychiatry in Medicine course in the School of Medicine. He was recognized by the Psychiatry residents as Teacher of the Year in 2005.

In his announcement of the appointment, Dr. Parsey described Dr. Constantino as “a knowledgeable, intelligent, articulate and broadly educated physician with excellent communication skills, teaching ability, and clinical work.”

For his part, Dr. Constantino looks forward to playing a larger role in the department. “This is a very exciting time for me and for the department,” Dr. Constantino said. “I have always wanted to give more to the department and this is my chance.” Dr. Constantino hopes to expand the department’s clinical services to include treatment for substance abuse and other specialty services. “As a major provider of psychiatric services in Suffolk County, we should be able to provide comprehensive care to everyone,” Dr. Constantino said.

Dr. Constantino will become a full-time member of the faculty. He plans to continue supervising residents in the outpatient department and teaching in the School of Medicine while taking on his new responsibilities.