Congratulations to Dr. Derek Robben on being voted TOP ADDICTION MEDICINE DOCTOR four years in a row by his physician peers (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019) by Tampa Magazine. As a Board Certified Psychiatrist with additional Board Certification in Addiction Psychiatry, Dr. Robben possesses a unique set of skills and training that qualify him to handle complex dual diagnosis issues. Dr. Robben also has the honor and distinction of being approved as an evaluator and treatment provider by Florida’s PRN (Professionals Resource Network) and IPN (Intervention Project for Nurses).
As the Medical Director of BoardPrep Recovery Center®, Dr. Robben leads an expert team of psychiatrists, therapists and counselors. Rooted in experience and scientific knowledge, Dr. Robben’s approach addresses the root changes the brain’s chemistry and structure, that result from repeated use of drugs and alcohol. Therefore, BoardPrep treatment is based on the latest advances in brain science. The primary goal of mental health, addiction and dual-diagnosis treatment is to establish recovery. Once established, recovery heals the brain over time.
Getting and staying sober can be difficult. Whether the problem is alcohol, prescription medications or street drugs, most people who attempt recovery end up relapsing. However, lasting recovery is possible. Treatment works best when driven by experienced clinical experts, bringing together the individual and family to develop a specific and individualized care plan.
BoardPrep is comprised of top national experts specializing in addiction recovery, psychiatry and behavioral health.If you are concerned about your own or loved one’s mental health, substance use or dual-diagnosis, call BoardPrep for a complimentary phone consultation today. [Direct}
Dr. Robben has been published in peer reviewed journals and has earned the following awards: Faculty Clinical Teaching Award, Outstanding Resident Teacher, Outstanding Student in Consultation/Liaison Psychiatry, Award for Clinical Excellence in Neuropsychiatry Clerkship, Outstanding Radiology Instructor/Preceptor, U.S. Air Force.