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Dr. Othman Mohammad Joins Baystate Wing Hospital Medical Staff

PALMER — Baystate Wing Hospital announced that Dr. Othman Mohammad has joined its medical staff and will serve as a child and adolescent psychiatrist at Baystate Wing Hospital and the Griswold Behavioral Health Center.

Mohammad is board-certified in both child and adult psychiatry. He graduated from the Harvard Medical School system, first as a resident from Harvard South Shore Psychiatry Program, then as a fellow from Boston Children’s Hospital. He currently serves as a staff child and adolescent psychiatrist at Baystate Medical Center and UMass Medical School – Baystate.

“For individuals with mental-health problems who require outpatient care or hospitalization, we provide safe, nurturing, and therapeutic environments. We are delighted to have Dr. Mohammad join our team providing outpatient care through the Griswold Center,” said Dr. David Maguire, chief medical officer for Baystate Mary Lane Outpatient Center and Baystate Wing Hospital. “He brings over 10 years of experience in clinical and academic medicine to our team, with a specific interest in serious mental illness and bipolar disorder.”

Mohammad has published and presented at several national conferences about various topic, including the treatment of bipolar disorder in youth and adults.

Baystate Wing Hospital offers inpatient and outpatient behavioral-health and addiction-treatment services through the Griswold Behavioral Health Center, the Parker North Adult Inpatient Psychiatry Unit, and the Center for Geriatric Psychiatry. Mohammad joins an outpatient practice that currently has five psychiatrists and three advanced practitioners. The team, which also includes licensed therapists, offers a broad range of services, including individual, couples, family, and group therapy; psychiatric assessment and treatment for children, teens, adults, and elders; substance-abuse and addiction counseling; medication-management services; and clinical groups, including an early recovery group and a women’s recovery group.

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