Retreat Behavioral Well being's Medical Director, Roger Ayres, MD, to Be Promoted to Chief Medical Officer

The medical trade has adjusted to a myriad of adjustments with the COVID-19 pandemic and growing charges of substance use and psychological well being issues. On-site at our New Haven, CT campus and just about at our Palm Springs, FL location has been Roger Ayres, MD. Immediately, Retreat Behavioral Well being welcomes Dr. Roger Ayres as their new Chief Medical Officer.

“Dr. Ayres might be an integral asset to our workforce; he joins us with an intensive information of the behavioral well being subject and is ready to dissect the foundation causes of many people combating psychological well being and substance use issues,” mentioned Chief Working Officer, Kenneth Kosza. “His experience inside his personal non-public apply and organizational management expertise will profit our program in quite a few methods together with the way in which we strategically strategy our relationship with insurance coverage corporations.”

Dr. Ayres is a graduate of the Saba College College of Drugs and has earned his Physician of Drugs (M.D.) diploma. Following his schooling, he skilled with the Yale New Haven Hospital in Grownup Psychiatry earlier than becoming a member of the New York-Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Heart to specialise in Youngster and Adolescent Psychiatry. He’s board licensed in Habit Drugs along with Youngster, Adolescent, and Grownup Psychiatry, with 15+ years of personal apply expertise. He’s additionally educated in utilization administration by means of his expertise working with Retreat insurance coverage associate Magellan Healthcare. 

“Dr. Ayres involves us with experience in high-quality take care of all Behavioral Well being illnesses as an ABPN board-certified psychiatrist. His expertise and compassion for individuals was noticed moments after assembly him,” shares Chief Nursing Officer, Melissa Callahan. “I’m excited to have the ability to work with him to proceed to advance Retreat Behavioral Well being’s experience in substance use dysfunction and psychological well being diagnoses all through the continuum of care.”

Dr. Ayres will now oversee all the medical division at every facility whereas offering medical imaginative and prescient to make sure that Retreat stays on the forefront of modern care.

“I’m honored to have the ability to convey each my habit drugs background together with my psychiatric coaching in an effort to make a transformative distinction for our sufferers,” mentioned Roger Ayres, MD. “That is actually a dream come true for me, because it has been my complete life’s work, and I’ll work arduous to advance Retreat’s mission and targets.”

Supply: Retreat Behavioral Well being