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Qualifications and Experience
Bruce L. Saltz, MD founded Mental Health Advocates in 1992 and serves as its President, Owner and Medical Director. Based in Boca Raton, Florida, the MHA team provides clinical and research services in the field of psychiatry, psychology, and social work. Dr. Saltz is board certified in Adult Psychiatry and Geriatric Psychiatry. His education and background include:
Duke University, Durham, NC - Bachelor of Science in Psychology
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL - Doctorate in Medicine
George Washington Medical Center, Washington D.C. - Residency in Internal Medicine
Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, New York City, NY - Residency in Psychiatry
Long Island Jewish Medical Center - Zucker Hillside Hospital, Glen Oaks, NY - Research studies
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NY - Faculty
Dr. Saltz believes that all patients deserve a chance to be well informed in their health care decision-making. When Dr. Saltz evaluates a prospective patient he attends to medication requirements, psychological needs and relevant family issues. Next, Dr. Saltz and his team propose a treatment plan, which may or may not include participation in a clinical research trial. In his current research initiatives, Dr. Saltz focuses on the use of antipsychotic drugs in a wide range of conditions from schizophrenia to bipolar disorder to Alzheimer's disease. Dr. Saltz has expertise in drug induced movement disorders such as tardive dyskinesia and parkinsonism.
Dr. Saltz frequently speaks to pharmaceutical organizations and medical groups about his research findings. Using a case approach he created a series of videotapes (available on CD-ROM or VHS) that cover indications for prescribing antipsychotic drugs and recognizing (and treating) movement disorders as side effects.
Verified Patient Reviews
DR. SALTZ ASKED VERY PERTINENT QUESTIONS SO THAT HE COULD GATHER INFORMATION ABOUT ME, AND ASCERTAIN WHAT MY PROBLEM IS.HE WAS ABLE TO MAKE ME FEEL VERY RELAXED, AND I FELT THAT I HAD AN ADVOCATE ON MY SIDE.
Thought he was very nice and helpful. Very through.
Consummate professional and pharmacological expert in medication management. Treats patients with dignity and kindness.
I am a 3 yr patient. Dr. Saltz is extremely caring -- pro active and listens -- he has saved my life -- really! -- I am not the same person I was before he began treating me. I am alive now and live a full and real life!