Inpatient Behavioral Health Services
The Inpatient Behavioral Health Unit is a 30 bed acute care inpatient psychiatric unit which is operational 24 hours a day 365 days a year. The unit receives admissions from the emergency department, transfers from other inpatient departments and the community.
Our experienced healthcare team provides inpatient treatment for adults 18 years of age and older under the direction of a Psychiatrist. An multi-disciplinary team consisting of a Registered Nurse, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Case Manager and Activity Therapist work together with our patients and their families to coordinate appropriate and individualized care.
From Diagnosis to Treatment
Treatments provided include a comprehensive psychiatric evaluation, nursing and psychosocial assessments, as well as many other services and treatment techniques, including:
- Medication management
- Groups (recreational, educational, therapeutic)
- Family meetings
- Crisis intervention
- Case management
- Supportive counseling
- Activity therapy
A patient's individual treatment plan will be evaluated and developed by our multi-disciplinary team based on the individual needs and specifications of that patient.
Orange Regional offers Complementary Therapies as a part of your recovery. Complementary Therapies aim to treat the whole person, not just the symptoms of an illness. Orange Regional Medical Center offers Reiki Therapy as a natural approach to healing and wellness and our Pet Therapy Program helps make a positive impact on the health and well-being of our patients.
MEET OUR TEAM
- Cesar Rojas,
Psychiatry Department Chairman
Cesar Rojas MD earned his doctorate of Medicine and attended his residency in Neurology at Universidad Nacional Mayor De San Marcos (Peru). He also attended a residency in Psychiatry at Lincoln Medical & Mental Health Center. At New York and Presbyterian Hospital-Cornell Campus he conducted his Geriatric Fellowship, Psychiatry.
- Ulrick Vieux,
Psychiatry Residency Program Director
Ulrick Vieux DO, MS is the Psychiatry Residency Program Director/ Acting Chief of the Orange Regional Behavioral and Mental Health Counseling Services. Dr. Vieux completed his undergraduate degree at Cornell University, master's degree at Columbia University-College of Physicians and Surgeons and his medical degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed a family medicine residency at New York Medical College (Brooklyn-Queens campus) and psychiatry-child and adolescent psychiatry at St.Luke's and Roosevelt Hospital Center.
- Allison Sullivan,
Alison Sullivan, MD is our Child-Adolescent Director. She earned her doctorate in medicine at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and attended a residency in Psychiatry as well as Pediatrics and her Child-Adolescent Fellowship, Psychiatry at Mount Sinai School of Medicine (New York).
- Richard Wang,
Psychiatry Inpatient Director
Richard Wang, MD is our Psychiatry Inpatient Director. Dr. Wang is Board-certified in Psychiatry. He earned his medical degress from New York University Medical School and completed his residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center and a fellowship at Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
- Nancy Famby,
Nursing Director, Inpatient Behavioral Health
- Beth Sciortino Skelly,
Outpatient Behavioral Health
- Sharon Geidel,
Behavioral Health Unit
- Manouchehr Lavian,
- Dan Giurca,
Dan Giurca, MD is our Consultation-Liaison Director. He earned his doctorate in Medicine from Carol Davila University of Medicine & Pharmacy and attended a Residency, Psychiatry at Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center and Child-Adolescent Fellowship, Psychiatry at Westchester Medical Center - C & A Psychiatry.
Read Dr. Giurca's authored piece entitled, Decreasing suicide risk with math
- Balveen (Biba) Singh,
Psychiatry Emergency Room Attending
Balveen Singh, DO is our Psychiatry Emergency Room Attending and Touro Clerkship Director, Psychiatry. She earned her doctorate of medicine from New York College of Osteopathic Medicine (Old Westbury) and attended an internship at St. Vincent's Midtown Hospital (New York) and a Residency, Psychiatry at Richmond University Medical Center.
- Nambi Salgunan,
- Rose Lindsay,
- Brigitte Gordon,
- Quazi S Al-Tariq, MD,