Deanna Bass, MD

Medical Director for Outpatient Clinic, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Deanna Bass

Contact Info

bassx003@umn.edu

Office Phone 651-227-6551

Fax 612-273-9774

Office Address:
Bethesda Family Medicine Clinic
580 Rice Street
St. Paul, MN 55103

Mailing Address:
Bethesda Family Medicine Clinic
580 Rice Street
St. Paul, MN 55103

Administrative Assistant Name
Shelley Slominski

Administrative Email
slomi001@umn.edu

Medical Director for Outpatient Clinic, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health


MD, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

Psychiatry Residency, University of Minnesota, MN

BA, Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA

Externship in Pathology, University of Minnesota, MN

Internship in Internal Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, MN

Summary

I received my BA in Biology from Sonoma State University, CA, graduating cum laude. I graduated from medical school from the Medical School of Wisconsin, WI. I completed an internship in internal medicine from Hennepin County Medical Center. I further completed an externship in pathology, and my residency in psychiatry here at the University of Minnesota.

I am a psychiatrist with expertise in general adult and cross-cultural psychiatry. My care and clinical interests include psychiatric care of medically ill adults in an outpatient setting, psychiatric consultation in a primary care setting, rapid access and brief treatments. I see patients in the University of Minnesota Health West Building Psychiatry Clinic. I hold faculty appointments as an assistant professor in the University of Minnesota Medical School's Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, and Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, and serve as medical director for the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences Outpatient Clinic.

I was selected as ‘Psychiatrist of the Year’ from the Minnesota Psychiatric Society in 2017. I have been included in the Top Doctors in Psychiatry from Minnesota Monthly Magazine in 2019. Within the department, I have been named “Teacher of the Year” (third year residency class) in 2003, 2004, and from 2006-2018.

Expertise

General adult and cross-cultural psychiatry

Awards & Recognition

University of Minnesota

  • Teacher of the Year, third year residency class, Psychiatry Department 2003, 2004, 2006-2018
  • Teacher of the Year, fourth year residency class, Psychiatry Department 2014
  • Affiliated Faculty Teacher of the Year, Family Medicine 2014

External Sources

  • Top Doctors in Psychiatry, recognized in Minnesota Monthly magazine 2019
  • Psychiatrist of the Year, Minnesota Psychiatric Society 2017 

Teaching

Teaching Areas

Dr. Bass teaches medical students as well as psychiatry and family medicine residents with focus on outpatient assessment and management.

Clinical

Clinical Interests

General Adult Outpatient Psychiatry Psychiatric care of medical ill adults in an outpatient setting Psychiatric consultation in a primary care setting