EAST ORANGE, NJ - Trevor G. Forbes, MD, has been appointed Medical Director of Behavioral Health Services at East Orange General Hospital. 

Dr. Forbes comes to East Orange General with a wealth of experience, having served as attending psychiatrist at a number of New Jersey and New York hospitals including Jacobi Medical Center; Bronx Psychiatric Center; Jersey City Medical Center; Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and Princeton House/Princeton Healthcare System.

Dr. Forbes maintains a private practice Palisades Behavioral Care, Jersey City.  Here at EOGH he will oversee all our Behavioral Health Services clinical activities.  Dr. Forbes received his medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine and completed his four-year residency in psychiatry at Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, N.Y.  He holds a bachelor of science degree from the City College of New York.

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A diplomat of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Dr. Forbes is licensed to practice medicine in New Jersey and New York. He resides in Plainfield.

“We’re delighted to have someone of Dr. Forbes’ clinical background and experience join our behavioral health team,” said EOGH Interim President and CEO Martin Bieber.

Long known as a leader in meeting the behavioral health needs of Essex County and beyond, East Orange General offers a wide variety of both inpatient and outpatient psychiatric services including treatment, counseling, case management and crisis intervention for adults, teens and children.