I completed both medical school and a psychiatry residency at Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, VA. I am board certified in General Adult Psychiatry and I treat individuals experiencing symptoms of anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, psychotic disorders (including schizophrenia), addiction and attention deficit disorder. I also serve as an associate medical director at Virginia Beach Psychiatric Center. I am proud to serve the psychiatric needs of patients at Tidewater Psychotherapy Services.
I have provided psychiatric care since 2011 through Portsmouth Naval Medical Center and Portsmouth Community Services Board. I joined Tidewater Psychotherapy Services in October 2016 and enjoy working with patients who experience anxiety, depression, focus issues, and substance abuse. I received my Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Certification through Drexel University in 2016. In addition to outpatient services at Tidewater Psychotherapy Services, I provide hands-on instruction at ECPI in Psychiatric Mental Health/Medical Surgical Nursing topics.
I attended West Virginia University, Morgantown, and South University, Virginia Beach. I have served as the Director of Nursing for and outpatient surgery center and the Care Coordinator for Sentara Leigh Hospital. I current provide medication management for child, adolescent and adult Psychiatric patients. This includes obtaining a full medical history, medical evaluations and routine medication monitoring. This combined with patient education and care coordination allows me support the patient in achieve their long term mental health goals.Behavior/Conduct Disorders, Bipolar Disorders, Depression, Grief, Physical Abuse/Victim, Sexual Abuse/Victim, Parenting, PTSD, OCD in children, Social Skills, and School Issues.
I have lived in Norfolk or Virginia Beach for most of my life. I have been practicing psychiatry here since 1994. I completed both medical school and psychiatry training at the University of Virginia. I am Board Certified in Psychiatry and a Fellow of the American Psychiatric Society. I treat psychiatric illnesses, which include panic disorder, bipolar disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, major depressive disorder, autistic disorder, attention-deficit disorder, and schizophrenia. I have had training as well in internal medicine and general surgery, as well as degrees in chemistry and biomedical engineering, so I feel confident in handling people whose psychiatric illness is complicated by medical illness. I look forward to assisting you in controlling your psychiatric condition with psychiatric medication, if appropriate.
I am a board certified general psychiatrist. I mainly treat adults with depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorder, PTSD, psychotic disorder, ADHD, and other common psychiatric conditions. I graduated from Peking Union Medical College in 1993. I have successful prior experiences in internal medicine/endocrinology in China and in urology research in the United States. I completed a psychiatry residency at University of Tennessee in Memphis, Tennessee in 2011. I was in charge of a psychiatry screening and crisis center in New Jersey from 2011 to 2013. During the same time, I also provided psychiatric consultation liaison services to several local hospitals. I began work at Tidewater Psychotherapy Services in 2013. In addition to outpatient work at Tidewater Psychotherapy Services, I am also affiliated with Virginia Beach Psychiatric Center. I am also working with a leading national telepsychiatry service provider company to provide telepsychiatry service to underserved regions and facilities.