Richard I. Torban


Dr. Torban received his medical education and residency training at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He is triple-board certified in General Psychiatry, Geriatric Psychiatry, and Addiction Psychiatry. His diverse practice also comprises many child and adolescent patients and the developmentally disabled.

Dr. Richard Torban is a psychiatrist in private practice in Palm Desert, California, under the business name of Desert Psychiatric Associates. He has been a practicing physician in this area since 1988 and has been named as one of “America’s Top Psychiatrists” by the Consumer Research Council of America in each of their three listings. He was named as one of the Coachella Valley’s “Top 70 Doctors in 35 Specialties” by Palm Springs Life Magazine in its inaugural Medical issue. He has also received all four awards from Vitals as voted upon by his patients (Compassionate Doctor Award, Top 10 Doctor Metro Area Aware, On Time Doctor Award, Patient’s Choice Award).

Dr. Torban has been providing TMS services since 2017 and is affiliated with Achieve TMS.