Brent Carr, M.D.

Brent R Carr, M.D.

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Biography

Brent Carr, MD, is a native of Louisiana. Before arriving at the University of Florida, Dr. Carr served as a faculty member at Tulane University in New Orleans for 20 years. He obtained his bachelor’s degree in zoology, physiology and philosophy from Louisiana State University in 1992. He also received his medical degree from LSU in 1996. He then completed an internship and residency at Tulane University. Dr. Carr completed a fellowship in electroconvulsive therapy at Emory University and another fellowship in transcranial magnetic stimulation at Duke University. 

At Tulane, Dr. Carr treated patients in outpatient and inpatient-psychiatric settings. His areas of expertise include college/campus health, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, anxiety disorders and affective disturbances. Dr. Carr also served at the Veteran’s Hospital in New Orleans, where he treated people with post-traumatic stress disorder and directed the affective disorders/bipolar disorder clinic. 

Dr. Carr enjoys teaching and mentoring medical students and training residents and is an advocate for rapport building, ethics, compassionate and empathic care and team building within clinical practices and the hospital. He has a specific interest in interventional psychiatry and its effectiveness for those with refractory psychiatric illnesses. He is also interested in differential diagnosis, drug-drug interactions and research in new treatment modalities.

Education

Residency - Psychiatry
Tulane University
2000

Internship - Psychiatry
Tulane University
1997

Medical Degree
Louisiana State University
1996

Board Certification

  • Psychiatry - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology