Dr. Rudolf Brutoco

Child Psychiatry
Irvine, CA
43 years experience male

Locations

Office

Irvine, CA

Address

Lifestages Center for Behavioral & Developmental Medicine, 4 Venture, Suite 220, Irvine, CA
Directions

My office hours

Saturday: Closed
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About

Bio

Dr Brutoco is a board-certified MD in the practice of psychiatry, specializing exclusively in Developmental & Behavioral Medicine.The approach is comprehensive including the expert use of psychoactive Rx coupled w/ individual & family-centered counseling.Behavioral systems & fam dynamics are an important emphasis of his assessment &advice. Many complex families seek our care,& we frequently help patients who travel here from other parts of the country.

Specialties
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Child Psychiatry

Pediatrics - Adolescent Medicine, Board Certified

Psychiatry

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

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Dr. Rudolf Brutoco
43 years experience Child Psychiatry
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43 years experience Child Psychiatry
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rudolf Brutoco
43 years experience Child Psychiatry
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Sep 16, 2013
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Brutoco is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

UCLA School of Medicine, CA
Graduated 1977MD

Residency

Childrens Hospital of Los Angeles
Completed 1979

Awards

National Chairman’s Award: “Special Honors for Saving Lives”, Leukemia Society of America
Courage Award, International Myeloma Foundation
Ignatian Award, Santa Clara University, “for Distinguished Service to Mankind”

Affiliations

Expert Medical Reviewer, Medical Board of California
Reviewer, Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics
Contributor, Brown University Child & Adolescent Psychopharmacology Update
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