Dr. Albert J Arias MD Psychiatrist

Dr. Albert Arias is a psychiatrist in New Haven, Connecticut and is affiliated with Veterans Affairs Connecticut Healthcare System. He received his medical degree from Michigan State University College of Human Medicine and has been in practice for 13 years. Dr. Arias accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 67 doctors at Veterans Affairs Connecticut Healthcare System who specialize in Psychiatry.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Psychiatrist: Addiction, Psychopharmacology

Clinical Interests: Delirium, Substance-Related Disorders, Psychotherapy, Schizophrenia, Psychopharmacology, Bipolar Disorder, Pharmacogenetics, translational genomics

Education & Medical Training

University of Connecticut
Residency, Psychiatry, 2002–2006

Michigan State University College of Human Medicine
Class of 2001

Cincinnati General Hospital
Internship, Internal Medicine, 2001–2002

University of Connecticut (Health Center)
Other Training, Clinical and Translational Research, 2008–2010

Michigan State University
Other Training, Human Physiology with a Specialization in Health and Humanities , 1993–1997

Certifications & Licensure

American Society of Addiction Medicine
Certified 6 years in Addiction Medicine

American Board of Addiction Medicine
Certified 5 years in Addiction Medicine

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified 7 years in Psychiatry

CT State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Research Travel Award for Minorities, American College of Neuropsychopharmacology
2009

Junior Investigators, American Psychiatric Association Research Colloquium
2008

Research Award (for resident, fellow, and early-career level investigators), American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry
2005

Finalist for the MSU Spartan Scholarship Competition
1993

National Merit Scholar
1993

Publications & Presentations

Human mucopolysaccharidosis IIID: Clinical, biochemical, morphological and immunohistochemical characteristics.

A Case of Somatization Disorder.

Association of an Asn40Asp (A118G) Polymorphism in the Mu-opioid Receptor Gene with Substance Dependence: A Meta-analysis.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Altius Provider Directory
  • AvMed Health Open Access
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Florida - Employer Group PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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