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Artin Terhakopian

Artin Terhakopian, MD, MPH

Specialty:

Psychiatry

I was first inspired to become a doctor when I was at the young age of 10, after losing my uncle to a heart attack. I read stories and saw movies of how doctors were able to help people and wanted to do the same.

Office Phone 719-584-4767

Accepting new patients.

  • Parkview Employed Physician
Patient Rating
4.8 (108 Ratings, 108 Comments)

Biography

Dr. Terhakopian is a board-certified psychiatrist. He earned his M.D. through the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS), the only military medical school in the United States, in 2002. He completed a broad-based medical internship and psychiatry residency training at the old Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C., where he treated hundreds of Soldiers and their families affected by the trauma of the Afghanistan and Iraq wars. He then earned his M.P.H. back at USUHS and completed a fellowship in Disaster and Trauma Psychiatry in 2008.

Many thousands of patient encounters have honed Dr. Terhakopian's skills in the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of depression, anxiety, alcohol/substance use disorders and particularly PTSD. Because of his training in medicine in addition to the social and psychological sciences, Dr. Terhakopian is able to also assess for medical conditions which can and in many cases contribute to mental health problems. This type of comprehensive evaluation significantly improving the odds of treatment success. Needless to say, no amount of talk therapy can remedy the underlying source of anxiety or depression if and when a mental condition is due to genetic, thyroid, ovarian, pituitary, infectious (e.g. HIV, Syphilis), vitamin deficiency, inflammatory or autoimmune conditions.

Dr. Terhakopian has authored several manuscripts and book chapters regarding PTSD and effects of anxiety on health and well-being. If years of counseling and talk therapy have not improved your mental health, a psychiatric evaluation is the next step.

Colorado 24/7 Crisis Hotline: 844-493-8255

Suicide Prevention Hotline: www.suicidepreventionhotline.org

Provider's Additional Contact Information

Fax: 719-595-7906

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Comments

4.8 out of 5 (108 Ratings, 108 Comments)
February 15, 2021
A coat rack
February 09, 2021
I can't think of a thing. Dr. T. and his staff are wonderful. I feel so lucky to have found them.
February 01, 2021
nothing, it was absolutely wonderful and very plesant
December 01, 2020
Nothing I can think of. I've been coming there for a while now, and I've always been treated with kindness and respect
November 24, 2020
Dr. Terakopian is just the best. Skilled listener. Brilliant chemist. Surrounded by a supportive staff. What a joy to drive from Springs to Pueblo to receive warm and personal care. Feels a whole lot different/better than our home town docs 45 minutes north. Thanks! I hope everyone at Parkview enjoys a very special holiday this year. v
November 09, 2020
Keep up the great job!
October 13, 2020
I been going there for some time and I can't see anything that I could say except for 10 regarding all the girls that work in the office plus the doctor. They're all wonderful people. They're very very nice and I really enjoyed going there.
September 28, 2020
No change please. Excellent service all around.
September 23, 2020
The only approval is a shorter wait time to see the doctor. Other than that. Everything was great.
August 25, 2020
I was extremely pleased with the very professional and patient-focused Physician (Dr. Artin Terhakopian) and Staff (Alicia). There truly is not anything I would change. You are the BEST!
July 21, 2020
On time appt
June 30, 2020
Nothing could have been better. Dr T and every staff member I interacted with was great.
June 03, 2020
I continue to be impressed with the care each staff member gives to the people they are assisting.
June 03, 2020
Nothing I can think of. Everyone was kind, professional, and friendly, from the person who took my vitals at the entrance all the way through. This is an office I know will help me if I am in crisis because that is what they have shown me, so I believe it.
May 26, 2020
All of the staff is great.
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Education and Training

Education

USUHS, Medical Degree

Residency

Walter Reed Army Medical Center, General Psychiatry Residency

Fellowship

Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Disaster, Trauma & Preventative Psychiatry Fellowship

Professional Memberships

  • Diplomate, American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology
  • Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners 
  • Fellow of American Psychiatric Association 

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400 West 16th Street, Pueblo, CO 81003

719.584.4000