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Andy Amaral Beltrán, MD

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry; Psychiatry Director, Adult Sickle Cell Program

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Andy Amaral Beltrán, MD

Patient Care Locations

Mailing Address

  • Psychiatry

    20 York Street, Fitkins Building, 6th Floor

    New Haven, CT 06510

    United States


Dr. Andy Beltrán is a respected physician and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Yale School of Medicine, bringing a wealth of expertise to the field. Born in Guatemala and raised in the inner city of Harlem, New York, he has a unique perspective shaped by diverse cultural experiences. A proud graduate of S.U.N.Y. Upstate Medical University, he completed his psychiatry residency at the same institution, where he served as Chief Resident for two consecutive years. Dr. Beltrán's academic journey commenced at the prestigious New York University, where he earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, laying the foundation for his keen understanding of human behavior.

As an immigrant from Guatemala and having grown up in the vibrant community of Harlem, Dr. Beltrán brings a rich cultural awareness and a deep commitment to addressing healthcare disparities. Fluent in Spanish, he is a dedicated Spanish-speaking provider, enhancing his ability to connect with and provide personalized care to diverse patient populations.

With a profound interest in Health Equity, Dr. Beltrán has dedicated his career to providing high-quality psychiatric services. He currently serves as an integral part of the Consult Liaison Psychiatry Department at Yale New Haven Hospital, extending his expertise to the Yale Center for Infectious Diseases and the Smilow Cancer Hospital Sickle Cell Program, both under the hospital's esteemed umbrella.

In his role as an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Yale School of Medicine, Dr. Beltrán not only contributes to the academic landscape but also brings cutting-edge knowledge and insights to his clinical practice. His commitment to community well-being is further exemplified by his role as the Medical Director at Branford Community Counseling and at the Hispanic Health Council's Compassion Center, where he actively contributes to the mental health landscape.

Recognized for his leadership and clinical acumen, Dr. Beltrán has taken on the responsibilities of Chief Medical Officer at the Hispanic Health Council, demonstrating his dedication to improving healthcare outcomes for diverse populations. His multifaceted roles showcase his ability to navigate complex healthcare settings, making a meaningful impact on both individual patient care and community health initiatives.

Dr. Beltrán's professional journey is underscored by a commitment to excellence, compassionate patient care, and a fervent dedication to addressing healthcare disparities. His unique blend of academic prowess, clinical expertise, and cultural competence position him as a valuable asset in the field of Medicine, making a positive impact on the communities he serves.

Education & Training

  • Psychiatry Resident
    S.U.N.Y. Upstate Medical University (2019)
  • MD
    S.U.N.Y. Upstate Medical University (2015)
  • MS
    Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine, Interdisciplinary Studies (2010)
  • BA
    New York University, Psychology (2005)


  • Board Certification
    AB of Psychiatry & Neurology, Psychiatry (2019)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Gold Humanism and Excellence in Teaching AwardGold Foundation2017
Paul Ambrose ScholarAssociation for Prevention Teaching and Research2014

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