Meet Dr. David Husted at Psychiatry of the Palm Beaches
Dr. David Husted is a psychiatry specialist at Psychiatry of the Palm Beaches. With his extensive experience and educational background, he has been helping patients with anxiety and depression. For more information, please feel free to contact us or schedule an appointment online. We have convenient locations to serve you in Boynton Beach FL, Palm Beach Gardens FL, Stuart FL, Royal Palm Beach FL, Vero Beach FL, Plantation FL, and Jacksonville FL.
Dr. David Husted
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Dr. David Husted is a highly regarded psychiatrist with a strong educational background who has helped thousands of patients with depression and anxiety. He is passionate about helping his patients “live their best life.” As we journey through life, there are expected and unexpected events, negative emotions, and even choices that happen. Overcoming fears, anxieties, mental struggles, and depression are so important for us all, and our ability to cope and achieve wellness impacts us and the people we love. Dr. Husted’s mission is to help patients get better and start to thrive. Living our best life is something we naturally desire.
Dr. Husted decided to pursue psychiatry as a surprise choice upon completion of his Doctorate of Medicine at the University of Florida. As top of his medical school class, he had several prestigious options yet felt unexpectedly drawn to psychiatry. He has never regretted this choice as he finds being a psychiatrist immensely rewarding. He has received many awards, published many papers, and delivered numerous speaking engagements over the course of his career, yet what he values most is seeing his patients get better and have hope. The importance of mental health and its treatment is increasingly recognized as necessary and an extremely valuable area of medicine. What is more important than your mental health?
Dr. Husted studied at the University of Florida obtaining a Bachelors in Chemistry, Masters in Physics, and a Doctorate of Medicine. Throughout his studies, he distinguished himself by being Valedictorian in both his undergraduate class and medical school class. He also distinguished himself with over a dozen academic awards and has written or collaborated on 19 research papers and studies, the majority of which are published in peer-reviewed journals. He was honored to be the Chairman of Psychiatry at JFK Medical Center for the last 5 years and Medical Director of Palm Beach Behavioral Health since 2014. He continues to serve as Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Miami, leading the Psychiatry clerkship at the Regional Medical Campus. He greatly enjoys teaching the medical students as he furthers their understanding and compassion for mental illness and shapes their future careers, which he hopes will positively impact countless future patients.
In his personal life, David Husted is described as optimistic, outgoing, energetic, and an identical twin. He loves the outdoors, runs every day, and is an avid reader (of science fiction and history). He loves his job and prioritizes his personal life. He is the proud father of two children. His interests include skiing, reading, traveling, running, and football. He is also a long-suffering fan of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and a more recent fan of Tom Brady.
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Yes, Dr. David Husted is accepting new patients at Psychiatry of the Palm Beaches. Contact us for more information.