Dr. Ronald Turco is a consulting psychiatrist in Portland, Oregon. His practice is focused on three primary areas:
The treatment of combat-related stress disorders and post traumatic stress disorder.
The treatment of unresolved grief reactions (complicated bereavement), child loss, and depression.
The psychiatric treatment of physical injuries—amputations, burns, crush injuries, body dysmorphism and disfigurement, and serious physical illnesses and sexual abuse.
Dr. Turco's emphasis is on psychotherapy and the minimal use of medications in treatment.
Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.
Diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners.
Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Oregon Health & Sciences University
Recipient of the Milton Erickson Award of Scientific Excellence in Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Former Major, U.S. Air Force, MC
Dr. Turco is Certified in Advanced Wilderness Life Support. He is the author of numerous books and other publications.
Past President - American Academy of Psychoanalysis (Life Fellow)
Past President - American Society of Psychoanalytic Physicians
International Society of Political Psychology
Association of Military Surgeons of the United States
The International Eric Fromm Society
Organizzazione di Psicoanalisti Italiani - Federazione e Registro
Oregon Medical Association
Wilderness Medical Society
Fellow in training for fellowship - Academy of Wilderness Medicine (5 year program)
Undersea Hyperbaric and Medicine Society (Former member)
Oregon Psychoanalytic Foundation
Portland Psychiatrists in Private Practice (President)
Northwest Association for the Professional Treatment of Offenders-Past president and former member.
International Who's Who in Medicine (Cambridge, 1986)
Directory of Medical Specialists - Marquis Who's Who
Who's Who in the West (Marquis)