Dr. Santiago Almanzar, M.D., FAPA

Board-Certified Psychiatrist

Meet Dr. Santiago A. Almanzar

Dr. Almanzar is a Christian psychiatrist dedicated to providing outstanding personalized mental health care. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and specializes in management of patients with severe and persistent mental illnesses. Dr. Almanzar has been known for his commitment and passion for his work throughout his academic career. His areas of expertise include the diagnosis, pharmacologic treatment and neurobiology of bipolar disorder and treatment-resistant depression, with a special focus on suicidal behavior and global mental health.

Dr. Santiago Almanzar, M.D., FAPA



  • Founder and CEO of Compassion Mental Health Services
  • Founder and Medical Director of The Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Center at Compassion Mental Health Services
  • Medical Director of Adult Inpatient Services, Generations Behavioral Health-Youngstown
  • Chief Regional Psychiatrist, Centurion Health PA Department of Corrections

Education and Training

  • Fellowship, Duke University School of Medicine, Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Therapy
  • Fellowship, University of Missouri School of Medicine, Forensic Psychiatry
  • Fellowship, Psychoanalytic Institute-New York University, Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy
  • Chief Resident, Elmhurst Medical Center, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Psychiatry
  • Residency Training, Elmhurst Medical Center, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
  • MD from Universidad Autonomy of Santo Domingo School of Medicine, Graduated Magna Cum Lauder

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology – Psychiatry
  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology – Forensic Psychiatry

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law–AAPL Member
  • American Psychiatric Association–APA Fellow
  • American Medical Association–AMA Member
  • Clinical TMS Society–Member

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