Department of Psychiatry

The Department of Psychiatry offers a comprehensive continuum of consultative, inpatient, ambulatory and emergency services for people with mental health and substance abuse disorders.

Clinical programs include:


Chief of Psychiatry Department Head

Drew Pate, M.D.
Drew Pate, M.D.
410-601-9844
dpate@lifebridgehealth.org

Dawn Hurley
Dawn Hurley MA, CPRP
AVP of Behavioral Health
LifeBridge Health Systems
410-601-9844
dkhurley@lifebridgehealth.org



Consultation/Liaison Service

The Psychiatric Consultation/Liaison Service provides consultation for inpatients in the general hospital. These services are provided by a psychiatrist and advanced practice nurses.

Address:
Consultation/Liaison Services
Sinai Hospital of Baltimore
Ambulatory Psychiatry Building
2401 W. Belvedere Ave
Baltimore, MD 21215

Phone: 410-601-5123


Inpatient Psychiatry

Beginning November 16, 2020 Sinai hospital will operate two distinct inpatient psychiatry units, located in the Mt. Pleasant Bldg.  Both 24 bed units are unisex and provide care for patients 18 years of age and older. The units operate on a crisis stabilization model and have an average six-day length of stay. The units have the capacity to handle geriatric patients and others with concurrent medical conditions and accepts both voluntary and involuntary patients.

Address:
Inpatient Psychiatry Unit
Sinai Hospital of Baltimore
Mt. Pleasant 1
2401 W. Belvedere Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21215

To make patient referrals, please call 410-601-6019


Adult Outpatient Services

Sinai’s Ambulatory Psychiatric clinic offers care for diverse mental health needs for adults and adolescents ages 13 and older. We are committed to providing comprehensive evaluation and treatment for our community.  Services are provided by a team of psychiatrists and other licensed clinical professionals.

Treatment options include mental health evaluations, medication management, individual psychotherapy and group therapy.

Ambulatory Outpatient Staff

Rish Gautam, M.D.
Rishi Gautam, M.D.
Medical Director
Child and Adult Psychiatry

Olivia Cummings, M.D.
Olivia Cumming, M.D.
Adult Psychiatry

Lorna Francis
Advanced Practice Nurse

Abigael Olaleye
Adult Psychiatric NP

Troy Modisette
Adult Psychiatric NP

Address:
Adult Outpatient Services
Sinai Hospital of Baltimore
Ambulatory Psychiatry Building
2440 Cylburn Ave.
Baltimore, MD 21215

To make patient referrals, please call 410-601-6019.

Click for directions to the Ambulatory Psychiatry Building.

 


Sinai Hospital Addictions Recovery Program (SHARP)

The Sinai Hospital Addictions Recovery Program (SHARP) offers medication-assisted therapy designed for adults struggling with opiate dependency. In addition to methadone and buprenorphine services, SHARP also incorporates an array of evidence-based treatment approaches on an outpatient basis to assist individuals in early recovery from addiction.

Medical Director
Devang Gandhi, M.D.
Devang H. Gandhi, M.D.
Medical Director, SHARP
410-601-5355

Address:
Addictions Recovery Program
Sinai Hospital of Baltimore
Ambulatory Psychiatry Building
2440 Cylburn Ave .
Baltimore, MD 21215
410-601-5355

To make patient referrals, please call 410-601-5355.

Click for directions to the Ambulatory Psychiatry Building.

Psychiatric Emergency Services

The ER-7 Emergency Department is staffed around the clock by a crisis intervention specialist (masters prepared social worker or nurse) with psychiatrist back-up. Patients identified as needing emergency psychiatric evaluation are assessed and referred to the appropriate level of care, which includes inpatient placement and outpatient service referral.

Address:
Psychiatric Emergency Services
Sinai Hospital of Baltimore
2401 W. Belvedere Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21215
Phone: 410-601-5457