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Roumen Nikolov, MD

Medical Director, Solnit Children's Center

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Roumen Nikolov, MD



Dr. Nikolov serves as the Medical Director and Chief of Psychiatry for Albert J Solnit Children's Center, Connecticut's state facility for youth in need of psychiatric care and treatment. He joined the staff of the Solnit Center in January of 2016. He trained in adolescent psychiatry at Solnit (at the time Riverview Hospital for Children and Youth) 1998-2000. He trained in psychiatry at Saint Vincent's Hospital and Medical Center/New York Medical College in New York City 1995-1998.

For the past 20 years Dr. Nikolov has taught and supervised CAP fellows, psychiatry residents and medical students as a clinical faculty member of the Yale Child Study Center, SUNY Downstate College of Medicine, NYU Child Study Center and St. George University in Grenada. His clinical and research interests include psychiatric postgraduate training and supervision, LEAN performance improvement methods in behavioral health, administrative psychiatry, autism and disruptive behavior, evidence supported practices in public psychiatry.

Education & Training

  • Fellow
    Yale School of Medicine (2000)
  • Resident
    St. Vincent's Hospital New York, Psychiatry (1998)
  • MD
    Medical University Varna

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