Esperanza SALINAS


Chair of the Psychological Health Center, Psychiatrist




Psychological Health Center




Dr. Salinas received her bachelor of sciences in Chemistry from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (USA) in 1995. In 1999, she received her doctorate in Medicine from Southern Illinois University. Dr. Salinas completed her residency in psychiatry at the University of Illinois in 2003, where she rotated through inpatient and outpatient wards and developed expertise in managing conditions ranging from simple depression to psychosis.    Following her residency, Dr. Salinas went on to complete two fellowship programs. In 2005, she completed a Child and Adolescent Psychiatry fellowship at the University of Illinois (USA). In 2006, she completed a fellowship in Forensic Psychiatry at Emory University (USA).

Dr. Salinas has over 11 years of clinical experience. She has experience in both the inpatient and outpatient settings with both youth and adults. Her interest areas are mental illness in the young adult population and in the impaired professional population. Before joining Beijing United Family Hospital, Dr. Salinas worked in the United States with a variety of patient populations.

Dr. Salinas is board-certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) and is a member of the American Psychiatric Association, the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and the American Academy of Psychiatry and Law. Dr. Salinas is board-certified in psychiatry, child psychiatry, and forensic psychiatry. She has been board-certified in all three specialties since 2007 and has successfully qualified and passed her 10-year re-certification process in 2014 and 2017 respectfully. She was named an American Psychiatric Association (APA) distinguished fellow in 2015.

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