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Ravikumar Bhalavat MD,D.F.A.P.A. (Psychiatry)

Board Certified Psychiatrist

Board Certified in Addiction Medicine

Distinguished Fellow of American Psychiatric Association

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Medical School - Bhavnagar, India  

Residency in Psychiatry - Louisiana State University, Shreveport, LA

Board Certification

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

American Board of Addiction Medicine.

TMS Certified: Harvard Medical School. 

Hospital Affiliation

University Of Maryland, Upper Chesapeake health.

Adventist HealthCare White Oak Medical Center.

Howard County General Hospital, John Hopkins Health


Mood Disorder, Anxiety Disorder ,Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation. 

Research Publication

Coma falsely attributed to Lyme disease

J Ky Med Assoc​ 2008 Jul;106(7):317-9.

DSM-IV-TR in a nutshell:The Guidebook of Sexual Medicine
IsHak WW, Lee E, Bhalavat R, Vasa M: The DSM-IV in a Nutshell: A Practical Approach to Psychiatric Diagnosis. Appendix III in The Guidebook of Sexual Medicine. Edited by
IsHak WW. Beverly Hills A&W Publishing, 2008, pp 229-234


Suicidal and homicidal behaviors related to dextromethorphan abuse in a middle-aged woman

Dhruv Modi 1Ravikumar BhalavatJames C Patterson 2nd

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PMID: 23388679

DOI: 10.1097/ADM.0b013e318281a547

Grace Onuegbu, MSN APRN-BC  

Certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

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Grace is a Board-Certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Grace has more than 4 years of experience working in mental health care, including inpatient Psychiatric Units. She has been a hardworking and empathetic provider.

She holds a national board certification with American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)

Heather Martin,  CRNP-PMHNP

Certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner



Heather Martin is an Advance Practice Nurse who completed her undergraduate
degree with the University of Delaware and initially obtained a graduate degree as
a Family Nurse Practitioner from Wilmington University. She immediately began
providing care to challenging patients with multiple medical and mental health
complications which led her to obtain a second graduate degree as a Psychiatric
Nurse Practitioner from Vanderbilt University and board certified by ANCC.
Heather is inspired by her patients and committed to providing excellent mental
health care with compassion and insight. She believes improvement is possible
with the application of effective tools, resources and motivation.

Jennifer Turpen,  CRNP 

Certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner


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I am a board-certified nurse practitioner dedicated to personalized care, patient education and treating patients with compassion and respect.  For the past 28 years I have had experience in behavioral health, primary care, emergency medicine, and nursing education.  I also take pride in volunteering for the Special Olympics and NAMI.  When not providing care to patients, I enjoy spending time with my husband of 24 years and our three amazing adult sons, travelling, and painting.

Cecilia Tako, MSN, PMHNP-BC.

Sherry Strine,CMA-C

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Practice Manager

Sarah Kregel CMA


Certified Medical Assistant

Crystal Hicks, CMA


New Patient Coordinator

Katelyn Speckman

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Patient Services Assistant

Amanda Haga


Certified Medical Assistant

Looking for Team Players.


Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner


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Medical Assistant


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