Dr. Trevor York

(757) 668-4673 (HOPE)
Board Certifications

American Board of Psychiatry


Medical School: Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences

Residency: Albany Medical Center

Fellowship: Children's Nation Medical Center


Dr. York is originally from Maryland, but has lived in several areas of the East coast, including New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, New York, and Alabama. 

Dr. York earned his medical degree with research honors from Jacobs School of Medicine at the University at Buffalo and his bachelor's degree in biology with a minor in communication arts from Allegheny College in Meadville, Pennsylvania. 

During the course of his studies and training, he developed a deep passion for those suffering from psychiatric illness as well as unraveling the intricate psychosocial determinants of health influencing their wellness as well as treatment success. 

Dr. York has done extensive research on the social determinants of health for patients suffering from chronic kidney disease. He has also researched assessing global functioning in patients suffering from mental illness. 

Clinical Interests
  • Psychosomatic medicine
  • Acute care psychiatry
  • Transitional age youth
Research Areas
  • Psychosocial determinants of health
  • Global function assessment
Awards and Honors
  • National Health Service Corps, Student to Service Program Award Recipient 
  • National Medical Fellowships, Alumni Council Award Recipient
  • Research Honors Award Recipient, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences 

Kahn L.S., Vest B.M., York T.R.M., Madurai M., Singh R.S., Reilly S., Cipparone C.W., Malik K.S., Fox C.H. (2015). Chronic kidney disease (CKD) treatment burden among low-income primary care patients. Chronic illness, 1742395314559751. Full article: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4440843/

Vest B.M., York T.R.M., Sand J., Fox C.H, Kahn L.S. (2015). Chronic Kidney Disease Guideline Implementation in Primary Care: A Qualitative Report from the TRANSLATE CKD Study. J Am Board Fam Med, September-October 2015, 28:624631;doi:10.3122/jabfm.2015.05.150070 Full article: http://www.jabfm.org/content/28/5/624.long

Professional Memberships
  • American Psychiatric Association
  • American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
A Note From Dr. York

"There is a myriad of great reasons why I chose CHKD! CHKD is passionate about serving the diverse residents of the Tidewater region and providing exceptional care to children and families. The warmth of the community here fosters a thriving collegial environment that benefits staff, patients, and families."