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Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Ash Bhatt

Chief Medical Officer

Throughout his career, Dr. Bhatt achieved diplomate status with the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, making him board certified in both adult and child/adolescent psychiatry. Additionally, Dr. Bhatt's experience in emergency rooms, where he encountered numerous patients with concurrent health and addiction problems, steered him towards a focus on these areas. 

Eventually, Dr. Bhatt specialized in managing several inpatient detox units and earned board certification in Addiction Medicine.

Education: University of Miami, Universidad Iberoamericana School of Medicine, Jamaica Hospital Medical Center Queens

About Dr. Ash Bhatt

He is known for his excellent educational and lecturing skills, with the ability for making difficult concepts easily understood to both healthcare professionals and laymen alike. 

Dr. Bhatt is highly recognized for his thorough and comprehensive diagnostic evaluation and assessment processes, and uses the latest in evidence based treatment approaches to address a patient's needs. A current and accurate diagnosis is essential to providing effective treatment

Proficient in managing medical, neurological, and psychiatric complexities in patients, particularly those with dual diagnoses involving substance use disorders. Possess significant experience as a Medical Director overseeing emergency and crisis units, acute inpatient units, inpatient detoxification units, and substance rehabilitation facilities.


Dr. Bhatt possesses extensive medical administrative leadership skills and has developed both public and private substance abuse and dual-diagnosis treatment facilities, both residential and outpatient. He is well-versed in the standards and requirements of JCO, DCF, and AHCA accreditation. 

His practice encompasses a wide range of diagnoses and treatments, including:

  • ADHD
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Autistic Spectrum Disorders
  • Brain Injury
  • Bipolar Disorders
  • Cognitive Disorders
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Eating Disorders
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Neuropsychiatric Disorders
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorders
  • Pain Disorders
  • PTSD
  • Schizophrenia
  • Self-Injurious Behavior
  • Somatic Disorders
  • Substance Use Disorders
  • Traumatic Brain Injury. 
  • Acute substance intoxication and withdrawal management.

Additionally, Dr. Bhatt is skilled in non-narcotic pain management and the treatment of physical illnesses with psychiatric implications. His academic and teaching credentials are notable, having served at top-tier medical schools and tertiary care hospitals. He is recognized for his comprehensive assessment, evaluation, and ongoing treatment of a wide spectrum of physical and mental illnesses and substance use disorders, adhering to evidence-based practices.

Moreover, Dr. Bhatt is renowned for his contributions to education, offering lectures, seminars, and continuing education programs to healthcare providers and the general public.


Dr. Bhatt is a medical doctor (M.D.) with a background in traditional medicine, which he studied in medical school. 

He specialices is in psychiatry, but during his training, he realized the importance of understanding both normal and abnormal development in children and adolescents to fully comprehend adult psychology. This led him to further specialize in childhood and adolescent psychiatry.



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