Title: Deputy Medical Director and Board Certified Psychiatric Physician Assistant
Schooling: University of South Dakota; Sanford School of Medicine
Special Interest/Certifications: Adult, Children & Adolescent Psychiatry; Family and Emergency Room Medicine Graduated and started practicing medicine in 2007, I have been working at SMHC since 2013.
Laurie Warren PA-C
Title: Certified Physician Assistant
Schooling: University of South Dakota; School of Health Sciences; Physician Assistant Studies Program Date when started practicing: 2002
Special Interest: Adult Psychiatry
Patel R. Reddy
Title: Certified Psychiatric Physician Assistant
Schooling: Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery, K.M.C. Osmania University (India) , ECFMG – Certified, P.A_C (From Cook County Hospital, Chicago), MMS (St.Francis University), Psychiatry Fellowship from Cherokee Mental Health Institute.
Experience: Practiced Medicine as General Practitioner in India, Iran, Sultanate of Oman, Dubai and Jamaica. Has been in Mental Health services since 1999 in U.S. Has served in WHO – to eradicate and treat waterborn diarrheal diseases in Iran.
Dr. Nesrin Abu Ata
Title: Certified Family Physician and Psychiatrist
Schooling: Bachelor of Science degree with a Chemistry major/minors Math and French, Gardner-Webb University Boiling Springs, North Carolina. Doctor of medicine(MD) Ben Gurion University, Beer-Sheva, Israel.
Experience: Provider for Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP), Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS), and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS). Received certificates in Circle of Security, Centering Pregnancy Program, Harvard Program for Refugee Trauma. Worked with VA hospital outpatient psychiatry.
Professional memberships: American Psychiatric Association, American Academy of Family Medicine, American Association for Emergency Psychiatry, American Association of Community Psychiatrists, American Balint Society. Fluent in Arabic, English, French, and Hebrew.