Professionals

Derek Susalla, PA-C

Derek Susalla, PA-C is a physician assistant specializing in Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine. He attended Central Michigan University University for his undergraduate degree where he received a B.S. in Kinesiology, and Wayne State University for his graduate degree where he received a Master’s in Physician Assistant Studies. Derek received his training in Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine at Wellington Retreat, an in-patient psychiatry hospital located in West Palm Beach, Florida. He has studied and practiced behavioral medicine under numerous Psychiatrists and Addiction Medicine Physicians in the Metro Detroit Area during his clinical rotations.

Derek looks forward to caring for all behavioral conditions including Mood and Anxiety Disorders and Attention Deficit Disorders. He has a particular interest in adult ADD/ADHD, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Major Depressive Disorder, and Anxiety Disorders. Derek is honored to join the Rochester Center for Behavioral Medicine. He is passionate about Detroit sports teams, his family, and living in the Detroit Metropolitan area. Derek enjoys boating, golfing, and outdoor activities in his free time.