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Dr. Padilla My Psychiatrist South Miami
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Americo Padilla, MD

Board Certified Psychiatrist & Board Certified Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist
Specialties:
  • ADHD
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Autism
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Eating Disorders
  • Phobias
  • Panic Disorder
  • Anger Management
  • OCD
  • Schizophrenia
  • PTSD
  • Geriatric Psychiatry
  • General Psychiatry
Spoken Languages:
  • English Flag English /
  • English Flag Spanish /

Dr. Americo Padilla is the Chief Medical Officer of My Psychiatrist’s South Miami office.  Dr. Padilla received his medical degree from the Universidad Autónoma de Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic.  He then completed a residency in adult psychiatry and a fellowship in child psychiatry with the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons through the New York Psychiatric Institute at New York-Presbyterian Hospital in New York City.  Dr. Padilla’s clinical interests include attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), mood disorders and psychotic disorders.  His experience also includes directorships at several psychiatric units throughout Miami-Dade County.

Dr. Padilla is board certified in general psychiatry as well as child and adolescent psychiatry. He is a member of the American Psychiatric Association, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Florida Psychoanalytic Society “Friends,” and the Florida Psychiatric Society.  His work has been published in peer-reviewed journals and he has lectured nationally and internationally.

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We had a lovely first visit with Dr. Caro! He cares very much, we felt after our visit with him! I felt that there would be some light at the end of our visit, for me as my husband’s caregiver! Thank you to the staff who all we just lovely to us as well!

-Sanford B.

I was especially impressed with the thoroughness of all aspects of my experience with Ventre Medical. Despite the limitations of personal contact due to the pandemic, I never felt that my care was compromised. The staff was attentive in every way, and my experience with Dr. Caro was also thorough, enjoyable and comforting. Yes, 5 stars

-Don G.

I am always welcomed and treated professionally by all the staff. I want to say that if the staff becomes overwhelmed Dr. Joubert will come out and call me himself. It nice to see that they work as a team Doctors and Staff. It’s a real pleasure to visit this office everyone has a smile and in constant camaraderie thank you this was a great day.

-Rosemary B.

We had a lovely first visit with Dr. Caro! He cares very much, we felt after our visit with him! I felt that there would be some light at the end of our visit, for me as my husband’s caregiver! Thank you to the staff who all we just lovely to us as well!

-Sanford B.

I was especially impressed with the thoroughness of all aspects of my experience with Ventre Medical. Despite the limitations of personal contact due to the pandemic, I never felt that my care was compromised. The staff was attentive in every way, and my experience with Dr. Caro was also thorough, enjoyable and comforting. Yes, 5 stars

-Don G.

I am always welcomed and treated professionally by all the staff. I want to say that if the staff becomes overwhelmed Dr. Joubert will come out and call me himself. It nice to see that they work as a team Doctors and Staff. It’s a real pleasure to visit this office everyone has a smile and in constant camaraderie thank you this was a great day.

-Rosemary B.
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