Richard Holbert, M.D.

Richard C Holbert, M.D.

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Left prefrontal transcranial magnetic stimulation for treatment-resistant depression in adolescents: a double-blind, randomized, sham-controlled trial.
Neuropsychopharmacology : official publication of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology

Treatment-Resistant Depression in Adolescents: Clinical Features and Measurement of Treatment Resistance.
Journal of child and adolescent psychopharmacology

Depression phenotype identified by using single nucleotide exact amplicon sequence variants of the human gut microbiome.
Molecular psychiatry

Opioid Use in the Elderly


Increased human intestinal barrier permeability plasma biomarkers zonulin and FABP2 correlated with plasma LPS and altered gut microbiome in anxiety or depression.

Positive clinical response to treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder using dual-site transcranial magnetic stimulation.
The Australian and New Zealand journal of psychiatry

Pharmacotherapy for the treatment of tardive dyskinesia in schizophrenia patients.
Expert opinion on pharmacotherapy

Successful Treatment of a Patient with Generalized Anxiety Disorder using Dual-Site Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation


Sleep and Schizophrenia
Psychiatric Annals

Rapid Improvement in Chronic Insomnia with Deep Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (D TMS) In A Patient with Treatment Resistant Depression and Insomnia


Continuous transthoracic echocardiography in a 93-year-old patient with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy during electroconvulsive therapy.
The journal of ECT

Prolonged cardiopulmonary resuscitation with preservation of cerebral function in an elderly patient with asystole after electroconvulsive therapy.
Journal of clinical anesthesia

Research Interests

Clinical Interests:

Dr. Holbert's clinical interests include Psychiatric Illnesses in the Medically Ill, Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry and Mood Disorders.

Research and Scholarly Interests:

Dr. Holbert is an investigator in a VA Medical Research Merit-Review Study entitled "A Clinical Trial of Magnetic Stimulation in Depression." He has been an active participant in clinical trials in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Florida. As a Resident in the Department, Dr. Holbert worked extensively with Dr. Mark Gold on a wide variety of clinical research projects including the neuropsychiatric interface between overeating and addiction.

Educational Interests and Accomplishments:

Dr. Holbert was named residency-training director in December of 2001. For the residents, he has been in charge of the fourth year board review course for the past two years. He teaches a course on diagnostics for the first year residents that occurs weekly. He gives lectures to the first and second year residents on emergency psychiatry. As Chief of the Electro-Convulsive Therapy (ECT) Team, he instructs three third year residents at all times during their rotation. In addition, he conducts morning report with the residents.

For medical students, Dr. Holbert gives two lectures during their Psychiatry rotation. These lectures are on Psychotic Disorders and Mood Stabilizers. He is also an active participant in the oral examinations medical students are given at the end of their psychiatry rotation. He also gives three lectures per year to the Physician Assistants students on Mood Disorders.

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