Robert Davies, MD
Professor, Psychiatry-Med Students

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Medical School:
  • MD, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine (1989)
Undergraduate School:
  • BA, University of Colorado - Boulder (CO) (1985)
Residency:
  • Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Program, Chief Resident, Psychiatry (1993)
Languages: English
Department: Psychiatry-Med Students

Professional Titles

  • Vice Chair of Education
  • Program Director, Psychiatry Residency Training
  • Professor, Psychiatry and Medicine

Recognition & Awards

  • Excellence in Clinical Innovation for UCHealth Integrated Transgender Program, University of Colorado Hospital Medical Staff (2019)
  • One Colorado Ally Award for UCHealth Integrated Transgender Program, One Colorado (2019)
  • Power Award, Out Front Magazine & Denver Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (2016)
    Outstanding Contribution to LGBT Community for Co-Founding UCHealth LGBTQ Mental Health Clinic (Imagine Clinic)
  • Eleanor A. Steele Award, Graduating Residents, Psychiatry Training Program (2015)
    Inspirational Teaching and Supervision

Teaching

  • Associate Director, Psychiatry Residency Training (2006)
    School of Medicine, Psychiatry
  • Associate Director, Medical Student Education (1999)
    School of Medicine, Psychiatry
  • Director, 4th Year Psychiatry Curriculum and Electives (2011)
    School of Medicine, Psychiatry
  • Instructor, Psychiatric Aspects of Literature (2001)
    School of Medicine, Psychiatry
  • Director, Psychiatry Residency Training (2015)
    School of Medicine, Psychiatry
  • Vice Chair of Education (2015)
    School of Medicine, Psychiatry

Publications

  • Davies RD, Davies ME. The (Slow) Depathologizing of Gender Incongruence. J Nerv Ment Dis. 2020 Feb;208(2):152-154. PubMed PMID: 31977826
  • Baird K, Wolfe J, Davies RD (2020). The Traumatic Sequelae of Surviving the AIDS Crisis: A Case Report. Journal of Gay and Lesbian Mental Health 24(4): 423-433
  • Whitmore CA, Sakai J, Mikulich-Gilbertson SK, Davies RD. A Four-Week Reflective Writing Program in the Psychiatry Clerkship: Testing Effects on Reflective Capacity. Acad Psychiatry. 2019 Apr;43(2):171-174. PubMed PMID: 29704195
  • Nguyen HB, Chavez AM, Lipner E, Hantsoo L, Kornfield SL, Davies RD, Epperson CN. Gender-Affirming Hormone Use in Transgender Individuals: Impact on Behavioral Health and Cognition. Curr Psychiatry Rep. 2018 Oct 11;20(12):110. PubMed PMID: 30306351
  • Whitmore CA, Sakai J, Mikulich-Gilbertson SK, Davies RD. A Four-Week Reflective Writing Program in the Psychiatry Clerkship: Testing Effects on Reflective Capacity. Acad Psychiatry. 2018 Apr 27. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29704195
  • Davies RD, Kessel B. Gender Minority Stress, Depression, and Anxiety in a Transgender High School Student. Am J Psychiatry. 2017 Dec 1;174(12):1151-1152. PubMed PMID: 29191036
  • Guillemet I, Davies RD. The Persona of Ingmar Bergman: Conquering Demons Through Filmby Barbara Young, M.D. Lanham, Md., Rowman & Littlefield, 2015, 250 pp., $38.00 (hardcover). Am J Psychiatry. 2016 May 1;173(5):541. PubMed PMID: 27133415
  • Davies RD. Wading through the flood of nontraditional therapies. J Nerv Ment Dis. 2013 Jul;201(7):636-7. PubMed PMID: 23817162
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Practice Locations

University of Colorado Hospital (UCH)
12605 E. 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-0000

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Psychiatry, Board Certification (2004, 2014)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Mental Health and Behavior
  • Mental Health and Behavior - Anxiety
  • Mental Health and Behavior - Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
  • Transgender Health
Clinical Interests
I enjoy working with adults dealing with anxiety or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). I also am passionate about working with adults with LGBTQ related issues and am the Co-founder and Director of the UCHealth LGBTQ Mental Health Clinic (Imagine Clinic) and Co-founder of the UCHealth Integrated Transgender Program

Care Philosophy
I believe in developing a partnership with my patients, engaging them in all decision making during their care.

Volunteer Activities
I serve on the Board of Directors for the GLBT Community Center of Colorado.

Public Speaking
Yes
LGBTQ Competency in Healthcare

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine (1989)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BA, University of Colorado - Boulder (CO) (1985)
Residency Programs:
  • Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Program, Chief Resident, Psychiatry (1993)
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Languages: English
Department: Psychiatry-Med Students
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