Dr. Bruce Rothschild
Bruce S. Rothschild, M.D. Dr. Rothschild received his medical degree from the University of Vermont College of Medicine and attended the Johns Hopkins Hospital for his residency in psychiatry. He moved to Connecticut in 1989 to take a position at the Institute of Living where he established and directed the Eating Disorder Day Hospital. While at the Institute, he also set up outpatient specialty clinics for affective disorders and anxiety disorders. He became Associate Director of the University of Connecticut/Institute of Living combined residency program. Dr. Rothschild came to Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Hartford, Connecticut where he has been since 1993. He is the Director of the Psychiatric Consultation/Liaison Service, providing and overseeing psychiatric consultations to the medical-surgical patients of the hospital. He has been involved in medical student education through his affiliation with The University of Connecticut School of Medicine, where he has lectured and directed a third year psychiatry clerkship. Dr. Rothschild’s clinical and research interests are depression and the disorders of motivated behavior; e.g. eating, sleep, sex and substances. He is an Assistant Clinical Professor at Yale School of Medicine where he collaborates on research focused on psychiatric aspects of gastric bypass surgery for obesity. Dr. Rothschild maintains a private practice with Beacon Behavioral Services, with offices in Avon and Bloomfield.