Robert Horst, M.D.

Robert Oscar Horst, M.D.

Specialties

General Psychiatry

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Title

  • Health Sciences Clinical Professor
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Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

2230 Stockton Blvd.
Sacramento, CA 95817
Driving Directions

Primary Phone:
916-734-3574

Additional Phone Numbers

Clinic Phone: 916-875-1183
Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Philosophy of Care

I am a strong believer in collaborative care. I strive to actively involve my patients in all treatment decisions. I see myself as an expert advisor, assisting children and families in making important health care decisions. I respect diversity and strive to keep an open mind. My over arching goal is to improve the quality of life of the individuals I serve in a meaningful way.

Clinical Interests

Dr. Horst is a child and adolescent psychiatrist offering care to children and families with MediCal insurance. He serves as the medical director for Sacramento County Child and Family Mental Health.

Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Horst is strongly interested in education and is a very active teacher and supervisor. He is one of the core attendings in the child and adolescent residency training program at UCDavis.

He is the program director of a mentoring program in child and adolescent psychiatry for medical students sponsored by a grant through the Klingenstein Third Generation Foundation.

Division

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Center/Program Affiliation

UC Davis Children's Hospital

Education

M.D., University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver CO 1999

B.A., University of Colorado, Boulder CO 1995

Residency

General Psychiatry, University of Washington, Seattle WA 2000-2003

Fellowships

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 2003-2005

Board Certifications

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2009

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, General Psychiatry, 2007

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

American Psychiatric Association

Central California Psychiatric Association

Central California Regional Organization of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Honors and Awards

Nancy C.A. Roeske, M.D. Certificate of Excellence in Medical Student Education, 2013

Residents’ Outstanding Faculty Award, 2008

Select Recent Publications

Stein JA, Althoff R, Anders T, Davison Y, Edwards S, Frosch E, Horst R, Hudziak JJ, Hunt J, Joshi SV, Kitts RL, Larson J, Leckman J, O'Brien J, Lowenhaupt E, Pruitt D, Malloy E, Martin A, Partner A, Sarles R, Sikich L, Wells L, Kolevzon A. Does early mentorship in child and adolescent psychiatry make a difference? The Klingenstein Third-Generation Foundation Medical Student Fellowship Program. Acad Psychiatry. 2013 Sep;37(5):321-4.

Horst RO, Youngdale E. The Nuts and Bolts of ADHD Medication Management. Consultant for Pediatrics, Supplement. 2012 Oct;7:8.

Horst R. Diagnostic issues in childhood bipolar disorder. Psychiatr Clin North Am. 2009 Mar;32(1):71-80.

Horst RO, Hendren RL. The Nuts and Bolts of ADHD Medication Management. Consultant for Pediatrics, Special Issue: Focus on ADHD. 2008 Aug; 7:8.

Horst RO, Hendren RL. Recognizing Functional Impairments and Their Impact on Quality of Life in Children and Adolescents with ADHD. Perspectives in Psychiatry: A Clinical Update Issue 1 of 4, August, 2008.

Horst RO. The Neurobiology of Adult ADHD. Perspectives in Psychiatry: A Clinical Update Issue 1 of 4, June 2007.