Behavioral health provider adds psychiatrists to team


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A local behavioral health provider has hired six new psychiatrists to provide care at its outpatient clinics and inpatient hospital.

Grand Rapids-based Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services, which has 16 outpatient locations throughout West Michigan, including its main campus in Grand Rapids, and two outpatient locations in Iowa, said this week that it is welcoming the group of new doctors.

Dr. Obo Addy is a psychiatrist with many years of experience in the Grand Rapids community.

He trained in psychiatry at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, N.C., completed a fellowship in consult liaison psychiatry at the University of Michigan and completed a sleep disorders fellowship at The Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Cleveland, Ohio.

He will be serving hospitalized patients on the Pine Rest campus.

Dr. Jonathon Dozeman completed his psychiatry residency from the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City, Iowa.

He will work in Pine Rest’s Community and Residential Services and Behavioral Health Solutions.

Dr. Sonia Motin completed her psychiatry residency at the Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine.

She will work with adults in the inpatient hospital.

Dr. Swapnil Rath completed his fellowship in geriatric psychiatry from the University of Michigan and his general psychiatry residency from Saint Mary’s Mercy Hospital in Livonia.

He will work with older adults in the inpatient hospital.

Dr. Jeffrey Stearns received his child and adolescent fellowship and his general psychiatry residency from the University of Michigan Health System.

He will work in the Pine Rest campus and southwest clinics.

Dr. Michael Walsh completed his psychiatry residency at the University of South Dakota in Sioux Falls as chief resident.

He holds a master’s degree in Christian formation and soul care from Denver Seminary in Littleton, Colorado.

He is working in both the Pine Rest Des Moines and Pella clinics in Iowa.

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