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Our Team

Our Team

Robert J. Bartucci, MD

Dr. Bartucci serves as Staff Psychiatrist for SandyPines Residential Treatment Center. A graduate of Rush Medical College in Chicago, Illinois, he completed his Psychiatry Residency at the University of Florida, College of Medicine. He is one of only a handful of physicians in the country to hold board certifications in the four specialty areas of General Adult Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Geriatric Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine. He has been a member of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry since 1992. Dr. Bartucci has been in practice for over 25 years and has worked in a variety of treatment settings. He is a former faculty member in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Florida, College of Medicine. He has published and participated in national presentations in the areas of sexual abuse, post-traumatic stress disorder and substance use disorders. His approach to treatment is based on creating a team with his patients, their families and other providers.

Mary Birse, PMHNP-BC

Mary Birse, PMHNP-BC, is a nurse practitioner board certified in psychiatric mental health. Mary graduated magna cum laude from Florida Atlantic University with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She obtained her Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Florida. Mary participated in the VA’s Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Residency Program in Charleston, South Carolina. Following that, she was on staff at the West Palm Beach VA Medical Center’s Mental Health Clinic. Prior to becoming a nurse practitioner, Mary was an adjunct professor in the College of Nursing at Palm Beach State College. Mary was Nurse Manager at SandyPines and has now returned to the residential treatment center in the role of nurse practitioner.

Andriy Yuryev, MD

Dr. Yuryev is a board-certified psychiatrist. He did his residency training in psychiatry at Columbia University at Harlem Hospital Center and fellowship training in child and adolescent psychiatry at New York Medical College at Westchester Medical Center. At different times during his career, Dr. Yuryev was involved in research focused on suicidal behavior and substance abuse. He has published at national and international levels and was acknowledged with several awards by the American Psychiatric Association. He believes in a holistic team approach in treatment of his patients.