Andres Barkil-Oteo, MD

Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry

Departments & Organizations

Psychiatry: Connecticut Mental Health Center


Dr. Andres Barkil-Oteo is a Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Yale School of Medicine, and currently a psychiatrist consultant with Doctors Without Borders (MSF). Previously at Yale he was the Medical Director of Acute Care Services at Connecticut Mental Health Center in New Haven CT where he was involved in coordination and provision of mental health services to a large Iraqi refugee population in New Haven. Dr. Barkil-Oteo’s work focuses on using technology to increase capacity of non-specialists to deliver effective and high-quality mental health care in low-income settings. He is the co-founder of the Syrian Tele-mental Health Network, and the editor of an upcoming textbook from Oxford University Press on using telemental health in low-income settings.

Education & Training

MSc University College London, Developmental Neuroscience and Psychopathology (2008)
MD University of Damascus (2003)
Fellowship in Public Psychiatry Columbia University
Residency Yale University

Honors & Recognition

  • APsaA FellowshipAmerican Psychoanalytic Association (2012)

  • GAP FellowshipGroup for Advancement of Psychiatry (2011)

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