Alfredo R. Martija, MD completed medical school in 1993 and started as a preliminary general surgery resident at SUNY Brooklyn. After completing two years, he decided to pursue his passion for mental health at the Harvard South Shore Psychiatry Residency Program with a fellowship in Public Psychiatry.
He went on to become the Medical Director of the Partial Hospitalization Program at the Corrigan Mental Health Center in Fall River, MA, working with a population of severely, chronically mentally ill patients. In 2009, he became Attending Physician, and in 2010 transitioned to Acting Medical Director of the Geropsychiatry unit at nearby St Anne’s Hospital. From 2009 to 2011, he also served as the outpatient psychiatrist at the Plymouth Department of Mental Health.
In 2011, he joined Quincy Medical Center as Attending in the Geropsychiatry unit and later became Chief of Psychiatry with clinical and administrative duties in the inpatient adult, adolescent and geriatric units. He also directed the outpatient medication clinic, the Partial Hospital Program and the consult liaison services through 2018.
In his position as CEDC Medical Director, Dr. Martija brings valuable experience in psychopharmacology and overall psychiatric management in assisting our clients through their struggles towards their recovery goals
Dr. Martija is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He also maintains an outpatient buprenorphine treatment program in his private practice.