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Dr. Ece Tek

Ece Tek, MD is a board-certified addiction and geriatric psychiatrist who was trained at Sheppard Pratt / University of Maryland Psychiatry Residency, Dartmouth Geriatric and Yale Addiction Psychiatry Fellowships. She has served as a physician and an administrator in the community settings at every level of mental health and substance abuse treatment, ranging from inpatient detoxification, outpatient substance abuse, methadone, buprenorphine, dual diagnosis and partial hospitalization programs. As an addiction and geriatric psychiatrist, Dr. Tek brings the expertise of these specialties together to face the challenge of complex mental, addiction and neurocognitive conditions that face patients with severe mental illness. She has worked to fully integrate behavioral health services with medical and substance use treatment to improve outcomes for this complex patient population.

She is specialized in low-income urban populations and the social determinants of health that impact the lives of people seeking clinical services. Under her tenure, Cornell Scott-Hill Health Center’s substance abuse services have expanded significantly within an integrated care model. Working to bring evidence-based practices into the public health environment, she has brought a holistic approach such as implementation of acupuncture to the care of complex patients with PTSD, chronic pain and substance abuse.

She teaches mental health and substance abuse services at Yale Medical School and her efforts in the mentoring of Yale medical students was recognized in being awarded Teacher of the Year from the American Psychiatric Association.

Normal Business Hours 
Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
Tuesday and Thursday 8:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. 
Saturday 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 

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Urgent Care/Walk-in Hours:
Monday - Thursday 8:30 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. 
Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
Saturday 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

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