Since 1976, Ridgeview Institute has been successfully treating people suffering from addiction and mental health issues. The suburban Atlanta campus offers clients a safe and serene space to explore deep-rooted issues and develop healthy coping skills and strategies. All staff members have solid psychiatric and addiction experience and are able to provide high quality care for both substance abuse and co-occurring disorders. Treatment is 12-Step based and open to adolescents and adults.
Thomas Bradford "Brad" Johns, M.D. is a graduate Tulane University, Harvard University and Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. He completed his psychiatry training at Emory University where he served as Chief Resident and continues to serve as Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry. Dr. Johns is certified as a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and is a member of the American College of Psychiatrists, the American Psychiatric Association and the Georgia Psychiatric Physicians Association. Dr. Johns is a partner at North Atlanta Psychiatric Association and former Medical Director at Anchor Hospital, in addition to holding staff psychiatrist positions at other local facilities. He maintains an outpatient practice on the Ridgeview campus in general adult psychiatry specializing in psychotherapy and psychopharmacology, (770) 435-4089.More
Dr. Bharat Patel joined Ridgeview Institute in July 2000 as Director of the Older Adult Services. Dr. Patel leads the clinical team in the treatment of older adult patients, as well as program development and quality assurance. His experience, credentials and enthusiasm for treating the elderly with psychiatric and substance abuse problems has brought great expertise to the program. He practiced medicine for 15 years as a General Practitioner before completing a Psychiatry residency at the University of Missouri in June 1999. Dr. Patel went on to specialize in treating the elderly and completed a Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship in June 2000 at Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Patel's practice is located on the Ridgeview Campus, (770) 432-9292.More
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