Child Psychiatrist Joins Saint Francis

(Hartford, Conn. November 17, 2011) – Mehran Motamed, M.D., of Farmington, a child psychiatrist, has joined the Medical Staff of Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center.
Dr. Motamed received his medical degree from the Tehran University School of Medicine, Tehran, Iran.  He served as a resident in general psychiatry at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Elmhurst, N.Y., and a fellow in child and adolescent psychiatry at Columbia University/Saint Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York.
Dr. Motamed is board certified in general psychiatry, child and adolescent psychiatry, and addiction medicine.  He is a member of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and the American Society of Addiction Medicine.
Dr. Motamed most recently served as an attending psychiatrist at the Queens Children Psychiatric Center, Queens, N.Y.  He is the author of a paper published in the Journal of Addiction Medicine, an abstract presented at the 38th Annual Meeting of the Infectious Disease Society of America, and presented and published a case at a meeting of the Iranian-American Medical Association.
At Saint Francis, he is practicing as a member of the Saint Francis Behavioral Health Group.
About Saint Francis 

Saint Francis Care is an integrated healthcare delivery system established by Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center, an anchor institution in north central Connecticut since 1897.  Licensed for 617 beds and 65 bassinets, it is a major teaching hospital and the largest Catholic hospital in New England.  Other major entities of Saint Francis Care include The Mount Sinai Rehabilitation Hospital, the Connecticut Joint Replacement Institute, the Hoffman Heart and Vascular Institute of Connecticut, the Saint Francis/Mount Sinai Regional Cancer Center, and the Joyce D. and Andrew J. Mandell Center for Comprehensive Multiple Sclerosis Care and Neuroscience Research.  Its services are supported by a network of five major Access Centers and eight additional medical office centers sited throughout the region.  For more information, visit