Sergio Yero, MD, FAPA

Founder, Advanced Psychiatric Associates

Sergio YeroSergio Yero, MD, FAPA has led the team at Advanced Psychiatric Associates for the past eight years.

Dr. Yero earned his medical degree from Instituto Superior de Ciencias Medicas Villa Clara, Cuba and completed a residency in psychiatry at the Universidad de la Habana. After immigrating to the US, Dr. Yero completed his residency in Psychiatry at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, where he served as Chief Resident. He went on to complete his Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship at the Yale University School of Medicine.

Dr. Yero served as the Medical Director of the Department of Psychiatry at Hackensack University Medical Center from 2008 to 2012. He continues to teach a yearly course for internists called “Updates in Psychiatry” as well as teaching and supervising psychiatry residents at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. Dr. Yero received an honorary designation as a Fellow of American Psychiatric Association and was also named as a “Top Doc” by New Jersey Magazine.

Currently, Dr. Yero is enrolled in the four-year psychoanalytic training program at William Alanson White Institute.

Dr. Yero is Board Certified in both General Psychiatry and Addiction Psychiatry. His areas of expertise are psychopharmacology, addiction psychiatry, refractory psychiatric illnesses, personality and mood disorders.