Providing integrated, individualized and evidence based care to prevent and treat psychiatric and addictive disorders. The treatment modalities can include medications, individual/group therapy and Psychoeducation, to address various treatment needs.
Postgraduate Training, 1994-2001: General and Child & Adolescent Psychiatry at West Virginia University, Charleston, WV, Addiction Psychiatry at University of Washington, Seattle WA, and Geriatric Psychiatry at University of South Florida, Tampa, FL. Positions held and experience since completing the postgraduate training include: Assistant Professor and Chief of Addiction Psychiatry at State University of New York at Buffalo, and WVU; Clinical Director, HI DOH (CAMHD) for West Hawaii & Clinical Assist. Professor at University of Hawaii, Department of Psychiatry. Also worked as an Addiction/Geriatric Psychiatrist in Los Angeles, CA, and General Psychiatrist at Community/State Mental Health Systems in WV.One of 12 psychiatrists in the country with active board certifications in General, Geriatric, Child and Adolescent, and Addiction Psychiatry (2014 ABPN Report). Also board certified in Addiction Medicine. Awarded Fellow status by APA in 2011. Also affiliated with AAAP, ASAM, AAGP, AMA and AACAP.