Dr. Robert Long

Physician/Medical Director

Robert Long was born in Washington D.C., raised in Bethesda, Maryland.  He graduated from University of Colorado in 1992, with a Bachelors of Science in Journalism, Bachelor of Arts in Psychology.  After graduation, he worked for the World Bank in Washington D.C, then spent 3 years traveling abroad, with jobs during that time including underwater archaeologist in Israel, Ski Instructor in New Zealand, working on a dive boat in Australia.  After a year of post-baccalaureate studies and completing an EMT course, he traveled to Costa Rica where he worked in a rural health clinic in the Talamaca region, providing health care to the indigenous Bribri people. He completed medical school training at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, earning his M.D. in 2004.  He completed his internship at Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda, CA, completed general psychiatric residency at the Hawaii Residency Program, in Honolulu, HI, where he was the chief resident. He completed an addiction psychiatry fellowship at the University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center. He is board certified in Psychiatry by The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, board certified in Addiction Psychiatry by The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.  He is a licensed physician in the states of Alaska, Hawaii and Colorado. Since moving to Alaska in 2010, he has worked as an attending psychiatrist at the Alaska Psychiatric Institute, for five years as the psychiatrist for active duty Army, Army National Guard soldiers at JBER.  He is currently the medical director of Providence Breakthrough outpatient substance abuse treatment program, the medical director of Providence Crisis Recovery Center and since July of this year is the medical director of TMS Center of Alaska with offices in Anchorage and Wasilla.