Artin Terhakopian, MD


Dr. Terhakopian is a psychiatrist certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN). He graduated cum laude from Occidental College in Los Angeles majoring in biochemistry. After two years of cardiology research at Huntington and Cedar-Sinai Hospitals, he matriculated at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS) School of Medicine in Maryland while simultaneously accepting a commission in the US Army. He graduated USUHS in the top third of his class and completed his psychiatry internship and residency at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. He earned a Master of Public Health (MPH) degree from USUHS in 2007 and completed a fellowship focusing on PTSD leading to the publication of several articles. He was subsequently stationed at Fort Bliss, TX, Fort Leavenworth, KS, and Fort Carson CO deploying to Iraq (2009) and Afghanistan (2014) and rising to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. Along the way, he successfully treated thousands of patients with mood, anxiety, sleep, stressor-related, and substance use disorders in garrison, civilian, and combat settings while leading several clinics, an inpatient psychiatric ward, and the full medical staff of a brigade combat team. Following the completion of his Army service obligation, Dr. Terhakopian worked as the Medical Director of Haven Behavioral Hospital of Southern Colorado from 2015-to 16. He then transitioned to practice at Parkview Medical Center in Pueblo, CO, and his own private office (AT Psychiatry, PLLC) in Colorado Springs, CO, where in addition to treating patients he is involved in teaching medical students. Dr. Terhakopian is married and has two sons and a daughter.