Dr. Robert A. Moran
Chief Executive Officer and Medical Director
Dr. Robert A. Moran is Board Certified in Psychiatry, Addiction Psychiatry, and Addiction Medicine (both by the American Society of Addiction Medicine and the American Board of Addiction Medicine). He is also certified by the American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology.
In 1985, he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry from Trinity College in Hartford, CT, where he was awarded membership in Phi Beta Kappa, was named the Holland Scholar, the Biochemistry Fellow, and was graduated salutatorian.
In 1989, he attended the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York where he was awarded the Dr. Morris B. Bender Award for Excellence in the Neurosciences. He completed residency in psychiatry at The New York Presbyterian Hospital-Cornell Medical Center in 1993, where he was given the award for Best Senior Resident – Research. He served as Assistant Unit Chief for an acute inpatient unit as well as Administrative Supervisor of the Outpatient Anxiety Disorder Clinic at The Westchester Division of the New York Presbyterian Hospital.
In 1994, he helped inaugurate the Putnam Hospital Center Partial Hospital Program in Carmel, New York and served as its Medical Director. During that time, he also served as Medical Director of the Carmel Psychological Chemical Dependency Program. While at the Putnam Hospital Center, he treated patients on the acute inpatient unit, consulted to the Detoxification Unit, and provided Consultation-Liaison services to the medical and surgical units. He served as Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry at Putnam Hospital Center.
In 2000, he returned to Manhattan to develop a private practice and to teach medical students at the Cornell Medical School.
In 2007, he relocated to Boca Raton, FL where he continued in private practice, incorporating neuropsychopharmacological, cognitive-behavioral, and psychodynamic approaches to the treatment of mental illness. He continues to serve as Clinical Instructor in Psychiatry at Cornell and has joined the faculty of the Charles E. Schmidt College of Biomedical Science at Florida Atlantic University as Affiliate Clinical Assistant Professor. He has also joined the faculty of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine as Voluntary Assistant Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences.
In 2008, he was appointed to the Examining Committee for Guardianship of Palm Beach County and has served as an Expert for Competency and Sanity Evaluations for the 15th Judicial Circuit Court. In 2009, he was also appointed to the Examining Committee in Broward County for the 17th Judicial Circuit Court.
In August of 2010, Dr. Moran recognized a need for a luxury addiction and psychiatric treatment facility of the caliber found at major universities. With a humble beginning, Dr. Moran assembled a carefully chosen treatment team and created a business model that would change how patients would begin to get well. Since inception, Wellington Retreat has gained a foothold as a nationally recognized treatment center fully operated by a psychiatrist board-certified in general psychiatry, addiction psychiatry and addiction medicine.. His daily commitment to the wellbeing of Wellington Retreat ensures that patients undergo a comprehensive physical and neuropsychiatric evaluation and have an extensive and individualized treatment plan that is created to address each person’s unique set of difficulties. Dr. Moran oversees the treatment team and directs all clinical decisions.