Charles Hebert, MD
Visiting Associate Professor, Psychiatry

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Medical School:
  • MD, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University (2005)
Undergraduate School:
  • AB, Brown University (RI) (2001)
Internship:
  • Rush University Medical Center Program (2005)
Residencies:
  • Rush University Medical Center Program, Psychiatry (2010)
  • Rush University Medical Center Program, Chief Resident, Internal Medicine
Languages: English, Spanish
Department: Psychiatry

Professional Titles

  • Medical Director, CDU2, Anschutz Medical Campus
  • Attending Psychiatrist, Psychiatric Consultation Liaison Service, Anschutz Medical Campus

Recognition & Awards

  • Supervisor of the Year, Rush University Department of Psychiatry (2022)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, Alpha Omega Alpha (2016)
    Elected as one of two faculty members by fourth year graduating class of Rush Medical College
  • Phoenix Award, Rush Medical College (2014)
    Awarded by the graduating MD class of Rush Medical College to a faculty member for "excelling in medical education or exhibiting the professional and personal qualities we should strive for as physicians."
  • Excellence in Resident Teaching Award, Rush University Division of Hospital Medicine (2014)
  • Psychiatric Preceptor of the Year, Rush University Department of Psychiatry (2013)

Teaching

  • Associate Professor (Visiting) (2022)
    School of Medicine, Psychiatry

Publications

  • Dorafshar AH, Hamidian Jahromi A, Horen SR, Schechter LS, Johannesson L, Testa G, Hertl M, Dewdney S, Aschkenasy J, Wood-Molo M, Brincat C, Cherullo E, Behel JM, Hebert C, Shulman R, Bassi S, Alecci AT, Konety B. Strategic Planning and Essential Steps for Establishing a Uterine Transplant and Rehabilitation Program: From Idea to Reality. Ann Surg. 2022 Jul 1;276(1):74-80. PubMed PMID: 34793341
  • Kramkowski J, Hebert C. Neuropsychiatric sequelae of brain radiation therapy: A review of modality, symptomatology, and treatment options. Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 2022 Jan-Feb;74:51-57. PubMed PMID: 34911026
  • Espi Forcen F, Respino M, Eloge J, Baldwin M, Burns K, Patron V, Hebert C. Catatonia in the medically ill: Differences and parallels in etiology, phenomenology and management. Int J Psychiatry Med. 2022 Jan;57(1):80-88. PubMed PMID: 33567935
  • Hebert C. Interview with Ash-har Quraishi. Is the pandemic shortening our attention spans? Original Air Date: February 11, 2022. Available at: https://www.thedenverchannel.com/news/national/is-the-pandemic-shortening-our-attention-spans
  • Hebert C. Can patients just say no to treatment? Original publication date: January 19, 2022. Available at: https://www.kevindmd.com/blog/2022/01/can-patients-just-say-no-to-treatment.html
  • Hebert C. Show him some love: men need friendships, closeness. Original publication date: February 28, 2002. Available at: https://www.newsweek.com/show-him-some-love-men-need-friendships-closeness-opinion-1682923
  • Hebert C. Can patients just say no to treatment. Live audio podcast. Original air date: April 3, 2022. Available at: https://www.kevinmdpodcast.com/can-patients-just-say-no-to-treatment/
  • Hebert C. How climate change impacts mental health. Original publication date: May 23, 2022. Available at: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/health-examined/202205/how-climate-change-impacts-mental-health
  • Hebert C. Overturning Roe v Wade could increase maternal mental illness. Original publication air date: June 26, 2022. Available at: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/health-examined/202206/overturning-roe-v-wade-could-increase-maternal-mental-illness
  • Hebert C. What Queen Elizabeth's 73-year marriage has to do with mental health. Original publication date: September 9, 2022. Available at: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/health-examined/202209/what-queen-elizabeth-s-73-year-marriage-has-do-mental-health
  • Kramkowski J, Hebert C. Neuropsychiatric sequelae of brain radiation therapy: A review of modality, symptomatology, and treatment options. Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 2022 Jan-Feb;74:51-57. PubMed PMID: 34911026
  • Dorafshar AH, Hamidian Jahromi A, Horen SR, Schechter LS, Johannesson L, Testa G, Hertl M, Dewdney S, Aschkenasy J, Wood-Molo M, Brincat C, Cherullo E, Behel JM, Hebert C, Shulman R, Bassi S, Alecci AT, Konety B. Strategic Planning and Essential Steps for Establishing a Uterine Transplant and Rehabilitation Program: From Idea to Reality. Ann Surg. 2022 Jul 1;276(1):74-80. PubMed PMID: 34793341
  • Espi Forcen F, Respino M, Eloge J, Baldwin M, Burns K, Patron V, Hebert C. Catatonia in the medically ill: Differences and parallels in etiology, phenomenology and management. Int J Psychiatry Med. 2022 Jan;57(1):80-88. PubMed PMID: 33567935
  • Eaton England , A., Lietzau, S.,  Vu, J., Hebert, C., Banayan, D., Greenberg, J.A., & Gerhart, J.  Piloting Group-Based Behavioral Activation Therapy for Families of Deceased COVID-19 Patients. Critical Care Explorations.  Status: Accepted, In Press
  • Sarigiannis KA, Tringali J, Vu J, Eaton England A, Lietzau S, Hebert C, Banayan D, Shah RC, Gerhart J, Glover CM, & Greenberg J.   Symptoms of Anxiety, Depression, and Stress Among Families of Critically Ill Patients with Covid-19: a Longitudinal Study."   Status: Submitted for publication.
  • Hebert C. Can patients just say no to treatment? KevinMD.com Original publication date: January 19, 2022. Available at: https://www.kevinmd.com/2022/01/can-patients-just-say-no-to-treatment.html
  • Hebert C. Show Him Some Love: Men Need Friendships, Closeness. Newsweek. Original Publication Date: February 28, 2022. Available at: https://www.newsweek.com/show-him-some-love-men-need-friendships-closeness-opinion-1682923
  • Hebert C. How Climate Change Impacts Mental Health. Psychology Today. Original Publication Date: May 23, 2022. Available at: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/health-examined/202205/how-climate-change-impacts-mental-health
  • Hebert C. What Queen Elizabeth's 73-Year Marriage Has to Do with Mental Health. Psychology Today. Original publication date: September 9, 2022. Available at: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/health-examined/202209/what-queen-elizabeth-s-73-year-marriage-has-do-mental-health
  • Hebert C. The NFL's New Concussion Guidelines Are a "False Start." Psychology Today. Original publication date: October 11, 2022. Available at: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/health-examined/202210/the-nfls-new-concussion-guidelines-are-false-start
  • Hebert C. Overturning Roe v Wade Could Increase Maternal Mental Illness. Psychology Today. Original publication date: June 26, 2022. Available at: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/health-examined/202206/overturning-roe-v-wade-could-increase-maternal-mental-illness
  • Hebert C. Can patients just say no to treatment? KevinMD.com Podcast. Original air date: April 2, 2022. Available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0_v8eLS57K8
  • Hebert C. Interview with Ash-har Quraishi. Is the pandemic shortening our attention spans? Original Air Date: February 11, 2022. Available at: https://www.denver7.com/news/national/is-the-pandemic-shortening-our-attention-spans
  • Hebert C, Behel JM, Pal G, Kasi R, Kompoliti K. Multidisciplinary inpatient rehabilitation for Functional Movement Disorders: A prospective study with long term follow up. Parkinsonism Relat Disord. 2021 Jan;82:50-55. PubMed PMID: 33248393
  • Adibe B, Hebert C, Perticone K, Dowd S. Creating wellness in a pandemic. NEJM Catalyst, 2021 March. Available at: https://catalyst.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/CAT.20.0218
  • Hebert C. Empathy on the table: how pre-K access impacts the world for years to come. Original publication date: December 3, 2021. Available at: https://thehill.com/opinion/education/584152-empathy-on-the-table-how-pre-k-access-impacts-the-world-for-years-to-come
  • Deka A, Burns K, Hebert C. A tale of two double-edged swords: serotonin and anxiety and hyper-suggestibility in conversion spells: Virtual poster presented at the 2021 Annual Meeting of the American Psychiatric Association, April 2021.
  • Hebert C. Miedo y panico en lost tiempos de Covid-19. Conferencia Internacional. Invited presentation at El Congreso Centramericano y del Caribe de Psiquiatria XXXIV. Punta Can, Dominican Republic, September 25, 2021.
  • Hebert C, Behel JM, Pal G, Kasi R, Kompoliti K. Multidisciplinary inpatient rehabilitation for Functional Movement Disorders: A prospective study with long term follow up. Parkinsonism Relat Disord. 2021 Jan;82:50-55. PubMed PMID: 33248393
  • Hebert C, Empathy on the table: How Pre-K access impacts the world for years to come. The Hill. Original Publication Date: December 3, 2021. Available at:
  • Hebert C, Perticone K, Espi Forcen F, Banayan D, Guttikonda S, Pollack M. Anxiety and Related Disorders: Manifestations in the General Medical Setting. In P Summergrad, D Silbersweig, PR Muskin, J Querques, eds. Textbook of Medical Psychiatry. Washington, DC. American Psychiatric Association, 2020.
  • Hebert C, Perticone K, Adibe B. Wellness rounds as a platform to support staff well-being during Covid-19. Submitted April 12, 2020. Academy of Consultation Liaison Psychiatry. Available at: https://www.clpsychiatry.org/wp-content/uploads/Rush-University-Medical-Center-Wellness-Rounds-041220.pdf.
  • Deka A, Burns K, Hebert C. My patient is a little bit . . . .weird? Consulting and liaising to help primary teams and patients with cluster A personality traits navigate a medical admission: a series of three cases. Virtual poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Consultation Liaison Psychiatry, November 2020.
  • Espi Forcen F, Respino M, Hebert C. Psychiatric versus medical catatonia: phenomenology and management at the general hospital. Poster accepted for presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Psychiatric Association, Philadelphia PA, April 2020 (Note: accepted, but conference was cancelled due to Covid-19)
  • Witek N, Hebert C, Gera A, Comella C. Progressive Encephalomyelitis With Rigidity and Myoclonus Syndrome Presenting as Catatonia. Psychosomatics. 2019 Jan - Feb;60(1):83-87. PubMed PMID: 30143326
  • Kompoliti A, Hebert C, Behel J, Pal B, Kasi R. Long-term follow-up following multidisciplinary inpatient rehabilitation for functional movement disorders. Mov Disord 2019;34(Suppl 2).
  • Hebert C. What About Us? Addressing the needs of first responders in behavioral health disaster planning in Chicago. Prehosp Disaster Med 2019;34(s1):e35.
  • Hebert C, Peksa G, DeMott J. Behavioral health resource utilization of emergency department patients presenting from mass gathering events. Prehosp Disaster Med 2019;34(s1):e105.
  • Kompoliti A, Hebert C, Behel J, Pal G, Kasi R. Long-term follow-up following multidisciplinary inpatient rehabilitation for functional movement disorders. Poster presented at the International Congress of the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society, Nice, France, September 23, 2019.
  • Hebert C, DeMott J, Peksa G. Behavioral health resource utilization of emergency department patients presenting from mass gathering events. Poster presented at the Biennial Congress of the World Association of Disaster and Emergency Medicine (WADEM), Brisbane, Australia, May 8, 2019.
  • Kasi R, Hebert C, Behel J. Functional movement disorders. Invited presentation delivered at the annual meeting of the American Osteopathic College of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (AOCPMR), Chicago IL, March 23, 2019.
  • Hebert C, Kompoliti A, Behel J, Pal G, Kasi R. Trends in depression, anxiety, and somatic symptoms following a multidisciplinary inpatient rehabilitation program for functional movement disorders: one year follow-up. Invited presentation delivered at the Academy of Consultation Liaison Psychiatry's Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, November 15, 2019.
  • Hebert C. Anxiety disorders in primary care: a primer. Invited presentation delivered at the Fresno-Madera Medical Society Annual Meeting. Yosemite National Park, Yosemite, CA, February 24, 2019.
  • Hebert C. Mood disorders: diagnosis and treatment considerations. Invited presentation delivered at the Fresno-Madera Medical Society Annual Meeting. Yosemite National Park, Yosemite, CA, February 24, 2019.
  • Hebert C. Depresion y trastornos del estado de animo. Conferencia Internacional. Invited presentation delivered at an educational conference sponsored by Fundacion Feltrex and Community Empowerment. Santo Domnigo, Dominican Republic, July 24, 2019.
  • Hebert C. What about us? Addressing the needs of first responders in behavioral health disaster planning in Chicago. Invited presentation delivered at the Biennial Congress of the World Association of Disaster and Emergency Medicine (WADEM), Brisbane, Australia, May 7, 2019.
  • DeMott JM, Hebert CL, Novak M, Mahmood S, Peksa GD. Characteristics and resource utilization of patients presenting to the ED from mass gathering events. Am J Emerg Med. 2018 Jun;36(6):983-987. PubMed PMID: 29122373
  • Witek N, Hebert C, Gera A, Comella C. In the eye of the beholder: a patient with catatonia found to have progressive encephalomyelitis with rigidity and myoclonus. Poster presented at the American Academy of Neurology 70th Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, CA, April 2018.
  • Kompoliti A, Kasi R, Hebert C, Behel J. Multidiscinplinary inpatient rehabilitation for functional movement disorders. Poster presented at the American Academy of Neurology 70th Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, CA, April 2018.
  • Peksa G, DeMott J, Hebert C, Novak M. Evaluation of patients with self-reported substance abuse presenting to the emergency department from mass gathering events. Pharmacotherapy 2017;37(6):e58-59.
  • McKinney C, Johnson C, Spangler D, Hebert C, Behel J, et al. Managing and understanding challenging patients/encounters. Poster presented at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement National Forum on Quality Improvement in Healthcare. Orlando, FL, December 2017.
  • Peksa G, DeMott J, Hebert C, Novak M. Evaluation of patients with self-reported substance abuse presenting to the emergency department from mass-gathering events. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy, Phoenix, AZ, October 2017.
  • Hebert C. Identification and management of alcohol withdrawal. Invited presentation delivered at the 13th annual Midwest Hospital Medicine Conference, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, October 19, 2017.
  • Hebert C. Disparities in disaster mental health planning in Chicago: what's a healthcare coalition to do? Invited presentation delivered at the 5th National Healthcare Coalition Preparedness Conference, San Diego, CA, November 30, 2017.
  • Hebert C. Navigating the challenges in recognizing and managing psychiatric disorders for primary care practitioners. Release date: November 18, 2016. Available at: https://mycmesite1.com/index.aspx?case_id=650.
  • Hebert C. Planning for the worst: an emergency psychiatrist's role in city-wide behavioral health responses to disasters. Journal of the American Association of Emergency Psychiatry, Winter 2016: 21.
  • Hebert C. Planning for the worst: an emergency psychiatrist's role in city-wide behavioral health responses to disasters. Poster presented at the 7th annual National Update on Behavioral Emergencies (NUBE), Las Vegas, NV, December 6-9, 2016.
  • Hebert C, DeMott J, Peksa G. Psychiatric characteristics favoring medical admission among patients presenting to an emergency department from mass-gathering events. Poster presented at the 7th annual National Update on Behavioral Emergencies (NUBE), Las Vegas, NV, December 6-9, 2016.
  • Hebert C. Impact of psychiatric comorbidity on length of stay and readmissions. Invited presentation delivered at the annual conference of the Case Management Society of America (CMSA), Chicago, IL, April 14, 2016.
  • Banayan D, Hebert C, Cavanaugh S. Deconstructing a Tower of Babble: a case-based ethics symposium. Invited symposium delivered at the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine's annual meeting, New Orleans, LA, November 14, 2015.
  • Cavanaugh S, Hebert C, Harris K, Sha'ini M. Difficult psychiatric consultations in the neurointensive care unit. Invited symposium delivered at the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine's Annual Meeting, Fort Lauderdale, FL, November 14, 2015.
  • Huang H, Hebert C, Cunningham N. Integration of medical and psychiatric care in the inpatient setting. Invited symposium delivered at the Society of General Internal Medicine's Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada, April 24, 2015.
  • Hebert C. Interview with Bill Leff and Wendy Snyder. Why workplace violence occurs. WGN Radio. Live Radio Broadcast. Original Air Date: July 31, 2014. Available at: http:/wgnradio.com/2014/07/31/dr-charles-hebert-why-workplace-violence-occurs/#
  • Maley A, Hebert C. Catatonia and psychosis in a case suggesting Fahr's disease. Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 2013 Jul-Aug;35(4):451.e11-3. PubMed PMID: 22739112
  • Hebert C. Interview with Phil Ponce. Feeling Stressed? Chicago Tonight. Live Television Broadcast. Original Air Date: October 21, 2013. Available at: http://chicagotonight.wttw.com/2013/10/21/feeling-stressed
  • Hebert C, O'Hara M, Thomason C, Treinkman A. Assessing decisional capacity. Invited symposium delivered at the Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses Association's annual meeting, Chicago, IL, September 21, 2013.
  • Egger J, Hebert C. Buspirone: anxiolytic, antidepressant, or neither? Psychiatric Annals 2011;41(3):166-175.
  • Hebert C, Francis B. An open conversation about what might be on the minds of your friends. Lori Ann Roscetti Memorial Lecture. Rush University. Chicago, IL, April 4, 2011.
  • Hebert C, McKean M, Dantz B. Osteoporosis in depression: which patients are at risk? Current Psychiatry 2010, 9(4):9-12.
  • Hebert C, Hung R. Degree of negative affect and use of emergency department services among adult asthmatics. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association of Medicine and Psychiatry, Chicago, IL, October 2-3, 2009.
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Practice Locations

UCHealth University of Colorado Hospital (UCH)
12605 E. 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-0000

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Psychiatry, Board Certification (2012, 2012)
  • Internal Medicine, Board Certification (2010, 2010)
Clinical Interests
Disaster psychiatry & emergency preparedness

Care Philosophy
Psychiatry offers a wonderful chance to understand patients' stories. As a psychiatrist working in emergency settings and with patients managing chronic medical illness, it is my role to make sure that patients are heard and respected and promote their control over their mental and physical ailments during moments of crisis and vulnerability.

Personal Interests
In my spare time, I enjoy being outdoors in the mountains but also can be found swimming and traveling during any down time I have.

Public Speaking
Yes
Integration of psychiatry and behavioral health in general medicine Decisional capacity Covid-19 association with mental illness Psychological wellness of medical providers and clinical resilience I also enjoy writing Op-Ed's on mental health topics and have authored pieces with The Hill, KevinMD, and Newsweek. I am also a standing contributor to Psychology Today.

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University (2005)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • AB, Brown University (RI) (2001)
Internships:
  • Rush University Medical Center Program (2005)
Residency Programs:
  • Rush University Medical Center Program, Psychiatry (2010)
  • Rush University Medical Center Program, Chief Resident, Internal Medicine (0001)
Languages: English, Spanish
Department: Psychiatry
Contact Us
CU Anschutz
Fitzsimons Building

13001 East 17th Place
Campus Box C290
Aurora, CO 80045

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