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Dr. Gustavo J. Cuadra

Dr. Gustavo Cuadra is a licensed and board certified physician who has been with Fairwinds since 1997. Dr. Cuadra works with patients who are suffering from substance abuse and mental health issues. Dr. Cuadra is experienced in dual diagnosis, understanding that a patient usually isn’t dealing with only one issue. If a patient has an addiction problem, most likely there is a mental health problem that is apparent. Dr. Cuadra is able to work through both issues with each specific patient, and put each patient on their own treatment plan.

Dr. Cuadra received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of Miami. Dr. Cuadra received his medical doctor degree from the University of South Florida College of Medicine. He was a resident physician at Loma Linda University Medical Center in Loma Linda, California which is an accredited university-based residency program. During his first two years of training he satisfied the primary care, neurology, inpatient, consultation and liaison requirements for psychiatric residency.
From 1999-2001, Dr. Cuadra was a resident physician at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in Torrance, California. His training included emergency psychiatry, memory disorders, child psychiatry, and outpatient psychiatry with a focus on cognitive-behavioral techniques. In 2001, Dr. Cuadra was a staff physician with Florida Behavioral Medicine, and has had a private practice since 2003 in addition to his time spent at Fairwinds.

Dr. Cuadra has an USMLE: Part I,II and III license. He is also psychiatry specialty board certified, and is a member of the American Medical Society and the American Psychiatry Association. Dr. Cuadra was a ringside physician for the Lincoln Boxing Club and USA Boxing. He volunteered his time with pre and post-fight evaluation of amateur boxing as well as ringside medical supervision.

Dr. Cuadra has volunteered for numerous medial projects including travel to Mexico, Nicaragua, and Kenya. He also spent time teaching adult literacy in Colton, California.


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