Psychiatrist Jobs throughout Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth)


Join our growing team!  All shifts available – FT, PT, Per Diem, Nocturnist, Weekend Shifts.


The expanding academic faculty practices throughout the health network has immediate opportunities for inpatient Psychiatrists to care for individuals and families. World-renowned medical services provided by Westchester Medical Center, combined with strong clinical leadership from the Department of Psychiatry at New York Medical College, keep the Behavioral Health Center at the forefront of meeting the needs of those affected by mental illness.


For more information contact:

Icesolene Cummings
Advanced Clinical Recruiter – Human Resources
Westchester Medical Center Health Network
19 Bradhurst Avenue, Suite 3080N | Hawthorne, NY 10532 | (O) 914.493.2016

Benefits and Compensation

  • Great new compensation packages
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Bonus included with all positions
  • Comprehensive benefits, including paid vacation time, CME, and malpractice insurance‚Äč
  • An academic appointment to New York Medical College, if appropriate 
  • Being an integral part of the development of the dynamic and cutting-edge Telepsychiatry program

Want to join the WMCHealth psychiatric team?

Areas of Specialization

  • Adult Psychiatry
  • Addiction Psychiatry
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Tele Psychiatry
  • Psychiatric Hospitalist 
  • Emergency Psychiatry
  • Consultation-Liaison



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Here in the Hudson Valley, you will find an abundance of outdoor activities for residents and visitors alike. Just north of New York City, it’s a dynamic destination. Quality of life is enhanced by the Hudson River and Catskill Mountains’ beauty, elite colleges, select public and private schools, and numerous outdoor/recreation options. Add in fine dining, a strong economy and intrinsic civic pride, and the result is an in-demand locale for those committed to community health.‚Äč



Convenient Workplace Locations

Port Jervis

Bon Secours Community Hospital’s 24-bed Adult Inpatient Program is designed to provide a patient-centered and comprehensive treatment program for adults aged 18 and older who are struggling with an acute phase of mental illness.


Our program takes a strength-based approach to assist individuals in crisis move toward psychiatric stability and recovery through comprehensive assessments, evidence-based treatments, and detailed discharge planning.  Our team of experts consists of board-certified psychiatrists, licensed certified social workers – therapist, registered professional nurses, occupational therapist and certified occupational therapist assistants, mental health technicians and activity aides.


MidHudson Regional Hospital is the region's leader in providing behavioral health services, dedicated to assisting individuals to achieve goals meaningful to them.  Our focus is on the changes in thinking and behavior that occur over the course of a lifetime.  We offer emergency and inpatient behavioral health care services, in addition to outpatient behavioral health services providing therapy for all ages including specialized adolescent intensive services.


The Behavioral Health Center at Westchester Medical Center a freestanding facility on the campus of Westchester Medical Center offers a full spectrum of inpatient, outpatient, community and emergency care for individuals and families. World-renowned medical services provided by Westchester Medical Center, combined with strong clinical leadership from the Department of Psychiatry at New York Medical College, keep the Behavioral Health Center at the forefront of meeting the needs of those affected by mental illness.


The Behavioral Health Center continues its 75-year tradition of serving children and adolescents in separate programs, in addition to three adult care units consisting of an acute stabilization wing and a unit for patients with combined psychiatric and medical problems. 


HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley’s Mental Health Services offers evaluation and treatment of a wide range of psychiatric disorders through inpatient hospitalization and adult and adolescent partial hospitalization programs at HealthAlliance Hospital Mary’s Avenue Campus and the Psychiatric Emergency Department at HealthAlliance Hospital Broadway Campus.


Our team of board-certified psychiatrists, psychiatric nurse practitioners, nurses, activity/art/music therapists, and social workers are compassionate professionals who are committed to helping improve patients’ emotional health, whether they are in need of/ short-term care or ongoing outpatient services. 


The Margaretville Hospital Mental Health Program provides comprehensive mental health services to children and youth in Delaware County. School-based behavioral health services are available to students and their families in the Margaretville, Andes, Downsville and Roxbury school districts. Delaware County families no longer need to travel long distances to obtain advanced and evidence-based treatment to improve their children and youth’s mental health and well-being. 


We provide enhanced access to mental healthcare from onsite licensed clinical social workers and a psychiatric nurse practitioner, and consultations are available, when needed, with board-certified psychiatrists via telepsychiatry, one of WMCHealth’s state-of-the-art telemedicine services. 



Westchester Medical Center Department of Psychiatry

Stephen Ferrando, M.D.
Associate Director
Abraham Bartell, M.D., M.B.A.



WMC Valhalla


WMC MidHudson Regional Hospital

General Psychiatry:  Inpatient
Moeed Ahmad, M.D.
Jacqueline Berenson, M.D.
Taj Deen, M.D.
Santhi Ratakonda, M.D.
Mohammed Tavakkoli, M.D. (Chief)

General Psychiatry: OutpatientRichard Gallagher, M.D.
Susan Kemker, M.D.
Olga Lev, M.D.
Gary Schultheis, M.D.
Stephen Sullivan, M.D.
Joan Youchah, M.D. (Chief)


Emergency Psychiatry
Lidia Klepacz, M.D. (Chief)
Consultation Liaison Psychiatry
Reena Baharani, M.D.
Martha Gamboa, M.D.
Kandace Reese, M.D.
Yvette Smolin, M.D. (Chief)
Geriatric Psychiatry
Mitchell Nobler, M.D. (Chief)
Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Abraham Bartell, M.D., M.B.A. (Chief)
Steven Dickstein, M.D. (Director, Child and Adolescent Fellowship)
Grace Pinto, M.D.
Juan Rivolta, M.D.
Heijin Yoon, M.D.
John Zagat, M.D.
Psychology and Research
Rhea Dornbush, Ph.D., M.P.H.


General Psychiatry

Javed Ghani, M.D.
Karanjit Parihar, M.D. (Chief)
Iqbal Sheikh, M.D.
Sukhminder Singh, M.D.
Mary Thomas, M.D.


Addiction Psychiatry
Eldene Towey, M.D. (Chief)


Scott Barkstrom, Ph.D.
Janet Goff, Ph.D.
Kenneth Oclatis, Ph.D. (Chief)
Jaya Save-Mundra, Ph.D.
Andrew Smoller, Ph.D.
Amy Strom, Ph.D.