Skip to main content
Francis Bandettini, DO, Psychiatry, Baltic, SD


Psychiatry Baltic, SD

Psychiatrist/President, CommuniCARE LLC

Dr. Bandettini is on Doximity

As a Doximity member you'll join over a million verified healthcare professionals in a private, secure network.

  • Connect with other colleagues in the same hospital or clinic
  • Search all U.S. specialist profiles and refer a patient
  • Read the latest clinical news and earn CME/CEU credits

See Dr. Bandettini's full profile

Already have an account?


  • AMA
    South Dakota State Medical Association

Education & Training

  • Avera Mckennan HospitalResidency, Psychiatry, 1989 - 1992
  • Creighton University
    Creighton UniversityInternship, Transitional Year, 1987 - 1988
  • Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Des Moines University College of Osteopathic MedicineClass of 1987

Certifications & Licensure

  • IA State Medical License
    IA State License 1993 - 1997
  • SD State Medical License
    SD State License 1992 - 2023

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Patients' Choice Award, 2008-2020
  • Co-Author: "American Jackal" - A Medical Thriller; Author: "Silent Strike" - A Medical Thriller Publisher: Naoband LLC, 2014, 2019
  • Most Compassionate Doctor American Registry

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Screening for thyroid disease in ADHD  
    Bhatara V, Kummer M, McMillin JM, Bandettini F, ADHD Reports, 1/1/1994
  • Psychosis associated with untreated hypothyroidism: Review of neuropsychiatric findings in children and adolescents with thyroid disorders  
    Bhatara V, Bandettini F, McMillin JM, J Child Adolesc Pscychopharmacology, 1/1/1993
  • Manifestation of hypothyroidism versus thyroxine effects  
    Bhatara V, McMillin J, Bandettini F, J Pediatr, 1/1/1993

Other Languages

  • Italian, French