Yale New Haven Hospital

Frank Fortunati

Yale New Haven Psychiatry and Behavioral Health Services (PBeH) specializes in the rapid, individualized assessment and treatment of patients with acute and severe psychiatric symptoms, offering a full spectrum of services. We strive to deliver innovative patient care through consultations with a range of medical care specialists, train the next generation of psychiatric leaders and advance the field of psychiatry through groundbreaking research.

Our continuum of behavioral health care reaches throughout Yale New Haven Health System (YNHHS), the largest and most comprehensive healthcare system in Connecticut. Recognized for advanced clinical care, quality, service, cost effectiveness and commitment to improving the health status of the communities it serves, YNHHS includes five hospitals – Bridgeport, Greenwich, Lawrence + Memorial, Westerly and Yale New Haven hospitals, several specialty networks and Northeast Medical Group, a non-profit medical foundation with several hundred community-based and hospital-employed physicians.

YNHHS and Yale School of Medicine (YSM) partner on clinical care, education and research, bringing the latest discoveries, technology and therapies to patients. Yale New Haven Psychiatric Hospital (YNHPH), in affiliation with the Yale School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry, is highly ranked in U.S. News and World Report. YSM Department of Psychiatry maintains one of the top training programs in psychiatry in the country. With outstanding resources available to medical students, residents and fellows, YSM procedures, scientists and clinicians who lead the field in innovative research and clinical practice.

Frank Fortunati, MD, JD (pictured) is Medical Director of Yale New Haven Psychiatric Hospital and Associate Chief of Psychiatry, Yale New Haven Hospital.

Transforming Psychiatric and Psychological Care

We offer inpatient, outpatient and Interventional Psychiatric Services for adults, adolescents and geriatric patients. Children are served under the umbrellas of Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital and Yale Child Study Center. The goal of all our programs is to provide customized treatment for patients to enable them to return to their families and communities as soon as safely possible.

Our clinical staff includes nurses, licensed clinical social workers, psychiatrists, psychologists, advanced practice nurse practitioners, occupational and recreational therapists, chaplains and milieu counselors. Our treatment philosophy is based on the principles of patient and family-centered care.

Learn more about the services offered by Yale New Haven Psychiatric Hospital.