We are a group of psychiatrists, psychologists with combined unique training and expertise in treating adults with mental illness, including substance use disorders, psychiatry, sleep medicine, ECT, TMS, Suboxone and Assertive community treatment. We promote highest quality of care by providing timely access to care and by utilizing evidence based treatment protocols. Our mission is to incorporate full spectrum of services including holistic and cutting-edge approaches with goals to improve clinical outcomes at reduced health care costs. We are passionate about improving access to much needed psychiatric services and address mental health and substance abuse needs of the community. Our unique approach is to engage patients in their treatment plan so that they can get appropriate education and understanding into their illness and determine their rehabilitation goals in order to improve their areas of global functioning. Call us on 651-358-7020 to book your appointment now.
Mukesh Kumar, MD, Board Certified Psychiatrist
Dr. Kumar obtained his medical degree from Chandka Medical College, Pakistan. He completed residency training in Adult Psychiatry at Hennepin County Medical Center/Regions Hospital Psychiatry Training Program, Minnesota. Dr. Kumar became a staff member in the psychiatry department at Hennepin County Medical Center (HCMC) soon after finishing his residency training where he worked for more than 3 1/2 years in the Inpatient Psychiatric Unit. In addition, Dr. Kumar worked at the HCMC Acute Psychiatric Services (APS) and the Hennepin County Adult Detention Center to provide evaluations, diagnosis and treatment to intensely acute patients struggling with mental health crises in the emergency center and correctional facility. Later, Dr. Kumar worked at Allina Health - Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis, Minnesota and then at Radias Health to satisfy his passion of serving and supporting underprivileged individuals struggling with chronic and persistent mental illness by providing assistance to Ramsey County Assertive Crisis Team ( ACT). Dr. Kumar’s main practice focus has always been to promote a healthy mind and body in order to treat individuals at full spectrum and not just their mental illness. Dr. Kumar also has vast experience with highly advanced technological and novel putative treatments like Electro Convulsive Treatment (ECT) and Transcranial Magentic Stimulation (TMS). He is also trained to treat opioid addiction with suboxone medication treatment along with leveraging network of therapists to make sure the results obtained are sustained. Dr. Kumar believes he and his team of talented and compassionate team of physicians will be able to support every individual who has not had the opportunity or the privilege to seek assistance to get their emotional needs addressed.
Piyush Das, MD, Board Certified Psychiatrist
Dr. Das is a board certified adult psychiatrist and board certified Somnologist (expert in sleep disorders). He trained at two of the World’s premier institutes- Mayo Clinic and Cleveland Clinic. After training in psychiatry and sleep medicine, he worked in various mental health practice settings in rural and urban areas including but not limited to veteran affairs medical center, state hospitals, community behavioral health hospital, Good Samaritan clinic, outpatient private practice and university medical centers. Dr. Das’s interest in being part of Summit Behavioral Health emerged as he noticed huge unmet need for mental health care across the state of Minnesota. He realized that there is a shrinking pool of providers in the specialty of psychiatry while the need for this specialty is on the rise. Summit Behavioral Health offers an opportunity for Dr. Das to practice psychiatry and sleep medicine with a focus on convenient access to high quality care with a focus on patient as whole. Dr. Das has several publications in the field of psychiatry and sleep medicine. He is one of the editors of a soon to be launched book on management of sleep disorders in psychiatric patients. He is passionate about addressing sleep disorders in patients with mental health conditions since sleep disturbances are often overlooked by general psychiatrists, which end up being the reason for either treatment failure or incomplete recovery leading to increased healthcare costs. Suboxone treatment his another key area of focus as this medication has proven to be effective in addressing opioid epidemic across the country and when combined with effective management and counselling can lead to sustained improvement of underlying addiction issues
Dr. Kumar is American Board Certified psychiatrist practicing psychiatry for patients suffering from various psychiatric illnesses including addiction, anxiety, depression, bipolar disorders, schizophrenia, trauma and other psychiatric conditions. He completed his Psychiatry Residency at Hennepin County Medical Center and has been actively practicing ever since. His primary goal is to involve patients in their own care and work as a team with social workers and therapists to achieve sustainable long-term recovery. He believes that every individual deserves quality care in a compassionate non-judgmental manner. There is a significant lack of psychiatric services in Minnesota and it is his passion to provide services and support to patients, other physicians and team members involved in care. Opioid addiction, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and other mental health conditions are his main areas of expertise and focus at Summit Behavioral Health.
Mahesh Kumar, MD, Board Certified Psychiatrist
Jessica Clark, Psychiatry Nurse Practitioner
Jessica is an ANCC board certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner and is also licensed by the Minnesota Board of Nursing. She has over 10 years of experience working with patients, at a variety of care levels, to meet their mental health needs. She is a graduate of the College of St. Scholastica and has lived in Minnesota all of her life. She works with patients throughout all ages of the lifespan. She treats various mental health conditions but specializes in treating depression, anxiety, and also eating disorders. Her treatment approach is one with an emphasis on individualized treatment but also collaboration.
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Howard Dickman, PHD, Clinical Psychologist
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Michael Garbow, MA, Psychologist
Call us on 651-358-7020 to speak with our scheduler. We are available Tuesday through Saturday 9AM-6PM.