Paul R. Valbuena MD

Staff Psychiatrist

Dr. Paul Valbuena is board certified in adult psychiatry and board certified in child and adolescent psychiatry. In addition, he has special qualifications in addiction psychiatry. His double board certifications and his special qualifications in addiction psychiatry allow him to comfortably treat the full spectrum of ages from one year old to the geriatric population. He is also versed in treating people who are in acute withdrawal from many illicit substances like but not limited to heroin, methamphetamines and alcohol.

Founder, President and CEO of Valbuena Psychiatry and Valley Neurobehavioral Institute PLLC, Dr. Valbuena completed his general adult psychiatry residency program at Michigan State University and his child and adolescent fellowship program at Maricopa Medical Center in Phoenix.

Dr. Valbuena’s comprehensive experience includes having worked as an attending physician at Aurora Behavioral Health, Jewish Family and Health Services, Maricopa Medical Center and Desert Vista. Aside from his private practice in Scottsdale, he has held a variety of positions at Valley Hospital including Medical Director and President of the Medical Staff. In addition, he is a consulting psychiatrist for Journey Healing Centers, Decision Point Outpatient and Silkworth Manor, all in Scottsdale. Dr. Valbuena is a diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.