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Richard Bermudes, MD, Psychiatry, El Dorado Hills, CA

RichardA.BermudesMD

Psychiatry El Dorado Hills, CA

Chief Medical Officer of TMS Health Solutions

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Summary

  • Dr. Bermudes is a caring, collaborative practitioner who utilizes a variety of treatment options tailored to the specific needs of each patient. He completed specialized training in transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) in February 2010, and was the first provider of TMS therapy for depression in the Sacramento, CA region.

    In 2013 Dr. Bermudes chaired the first annual meeting of the Clinical TMS Society and served as a founding board member. In 2015 he was elected president of the Clinical TMS Society. Dr. Bermudes is a recognized national speaker on TMS practice organization, insurance reimbursement and policy development.

    Dr. Bermudes earned his medical degree from the University of California, San Diego and completed his residency training in psychiatry and in family medicine at the University of Cincinnati. He is board certified by the American Board of Neurology and Psychiatry.
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Education & Training

  • University of Cincinnati Medical Center/College of Medicine
    University of Cincinnati Medical Center/College of MedicineResidency, Psychiatry/Family Medicine, 1997 - 2002
  • University of California San Diego School of Medicine
    University of California San Diego School of MedicineClass of 1997
  • University of California, San Diego, Revelle College
    University of California, San Diego, Revelle CollegeB.A., 1992
  • University of California, San Diego, Revelle College
    University of California, San Diego, Revelle CollegeB.S., 1992

Certifications & Licensure

  • AZ State Medical License
    AZ State Medical License 2022 - 2024
  • WA State Medical License
    WA State Medical License 2022 - 2022
  • NV State Medical License
    NV State Medical License 2022 - 2023
  • GA State Medical License
    GA State Medical License 2021 - 2022
  • UT State Medical License
    UT State Medical License 2021 - 2024
  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 2003 - 2023
  • OH State Medical License
    OH State Medical License 1999 - 2005
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Psychiatry

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Physician-Scientist Fellowship American Psychosomatic Society, 2004
  • NARSAD Young Investigator Award Recipient 2004
  • Kenneth A. Frederick, M.D. Family Practice Residency Award Southwestern Ohio Society of Family Physicians, 2002
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Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Preventative medical services use among community mental health patients with severe mental illness; the influence of gender and insurance coverage  
    Xiong GL, Iosif AM, Bermudes RA, McCarron RM, Hales RE, Prim Care Companion J Clin Psychiatry, 1/1/2010
  • The Prevalence of metabolic syndrome in psychiatric inpatients with primary psychotic and mood disorders  
    Bermudes RA, Keck PE Jr, Welge JA, Psychosomatics, 1/1/2008
  • Use of cancer-screening services among persons with serious mental illness in Sacramento County  
    Xiong GL, Bermudes RA, Torres SN, Hales RE, Psychiatric Services, 1/1/2008
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Books/Book Chapters

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Abstracts/Posters

  • "A Review of TMS Therapy Medical Necessity Criteria: A High Degree of Treatment Resistance is Required for Insurance Coverage"
    Bermudes RA, Clinical TMS Society Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 1/1/2013
  • "Insurance Coverage and Reimbursement for TMS: A Private Practice Experience"
    Bermudes RA, Clinical TMS Society Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 1/1/2013

Lectures

  • "Advocating for TMS Coverage and Reimbursement for Non-Contracted (Non-Par) TMS Providers" 
    Alburquerque, NM - 1/1/2014
  • "The evolving TMS Center Model" 
    Dallas, TX - 1/1/2014
  • "Reimbursement in the Center Setting: Comprehensive Real World Best Practices" 
    Dallas, TX - 1/1/2014
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Press Mentions

  • New Treatment for Depression Involves Magnetic Currents
    New Treatment for Depression Involves Magnetic CurrentsJuly 21st, 2015

Committees

  • President, Clinical TMS Society 2016 - 2017