Dr. Ash Bhatt

Education

  • University of Miami
  • Universidad Iberoamericana School of Medicine
  • Jamaica Hospital Medical Center Queens

Licenses and Certifications

  • American Board of Preventive Medicine (ABPM)
  • American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM)
  • Board Certified Adult Psychiatry
  • Board Certified Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist
  • Board Certified in Brain Injury Medicine
  • Certified Brain Injury Specialist
  • Medical Review Officer Certification (MRO)

About

Throughout his professional life, Dr. Bhatt has been conferred with diplomate status by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, certifying him in both adult and child/adolescent psychiatry. His experiences in emergency rooms, frequently encountering patients with simultaneous health and addiction issues, directed his attention to these specific fields.

Dr. Bhatt eventually focused on the management of multiple inpatient detoxification units and achieved board certification in Addiction Medicine. He is renowned for his exceptional educational and lecturing abilities, adept at simplifying complex concepts for both medical professionals and the general public.

Recognized for his meticulous and all-encompassing diagnostic evaluations and assessments, Dr. Bhatt employs the most current, evidence-based treatment methods to meet the needs of his patients. Ensuring an accurate and up-to-date diagnosis is pivotal in providing effective treatment.

Skilled in handling the medical, neurological, and psychiatric intricacies in patients, especially those with dual diagnoses involving substance use disorders, Dr. Bhatt has extensive experience as a Medical Director. His roles have encompassed overseeing emergency and crisis units, acute inpatient units, inpatient detoxification facilities, and substance rehabilitation centers.

 

Experience

Dr. Bhatt has a comprehensive background in medical administrative leadership, with a track record of establishing both public and private treatment facilities for substance abuse and dual-diagnosis, encompassing both residential and outpatient settings. He is proficient in adhering to the standards and requirements of JCO, DCF, and AHCA accreditation.

His medical practice covers a broad spectrum of diagnoses and treatments, which include:

  • Brain Injury
  • Bipolar Disorders
  • Cognitive Disorders
  • Eating Disorders
  • Withdrawal Management
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Neuropsychiatric Disorders
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorders
  • ADHD
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Autistic Spectrum Disorders
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Schizophrenia
  • Self-Injurious Behavior
  • Somatic Disorders
  • Substance Use Disorders
  • Traumatic Brain Injury.
  • Pain Disorders
  • PTSD

Furthermore, Dr. Bhatt excels in the management of non-narcotic pain and the treatment of physical conditions that have psychiatric implications. His academic and teaching achievements are distinguished, having held positions at leading medical schools and major tertiary care hospitals. He is acclaimed for his thorough assessment, evaluation, and continuous treatment of a diverse range of physical and mental health conditions, as well as substance use disorders, always following evidence-based practices.

In addition, Dr. Bhatt is celebrated for his educational contributions, providing lectures, seminars, and continuing education programs to both healthcare professionals and the wider community.

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