A member of the American Medical Association and American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Dr. Ashish “Ash” Bhatt is a board-certified Diplomate of the American Board of Addiction Medicine and American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He maintains licensure to practice medicine in Florida and Arizona. Dr. Ash Bhatt’s expertise is very broad, which includes treating patients with addictions, personality disorders, and behavioral issues.
Recognized by Consumers’ Research Council of America as one of America’s Top Psychiatrists, Dr. Bhatt most recently led Elements Behavioral Health’s Florida Region as Chief Medical Officer, where he was in charge of doctor supervision, policy development, and community relations. He joined the Recovery Place in 2011, while serving similar leadership roles for the development of Lucida Treatment Center. He brings over seven years of management expertise to the position as well as extensive knowledge in pharmacological treatment and psychotherapy. Dr. Bhatt also led educational initiatives at the centers and within the community.
In the past, Dr. Ash Bhatt oversaw operations at addiction treatment facility John’s Place as medical director, and he led a private practice in Hollywood, Florida. He has served in the department of psychiatry and behavioral sciences as an assistant professor at the University of Miami.