Psychiatry Residency: Faculty

Experienced Faculty Focused on Teaching

About Our Faculty

More than 20 core faculty lead the Psychiatry Residency at HCMC and Regions Hospital. Our teaching faculty are all full-time clinicians, with a passion for treating the mentally ill. As a group they represent decades of experience in psychiatry and psychiatric sub-specialties. We consider it a privilege to teach the next generation of mental health professionals as an essential function of our daily practice.

Program Leadership

Areas of Expertise

Every day our faculty share their dedication and expertise in a variety of key disciplines.

Discipline Faculty
Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) Dr. John Darling
Dr. Steven Harker
Dr. David Mair
Dr. Julie Peterson
Dr. Walter Rush
Dr. John Vuchetich
Acute Psychiatric Services Dr. Alex Anyake (HCMC)
Dr. Kathleen Heaney (HCMC)
Addiction Psychiatry Dr. Kathleen Heaney (HCMC)
Dr. Scott Oakman (Regions)
Child Psychiatry Dr. Caromyr Figueroa (HCMC)
Dr. Elizabeth Reeve (Regions)

Forensic Psychiatry

Dr. Thomas Gratzer (Regions)
Dr. Ian Heath (HCMC)
Inpatient Psychiatry Dr. James Black (Regions)
Dr. Elizabeth Canepa (Regions)
Dr. Kathy Curdue (Regions)
Dr. Christina Frazel (Regions)
Dr. Ian Heath (HCMC)
Dr. Richard Holt (Regions)
Dr. Jeffrey Jacobson (Regions)
Dr. John Kuzma (Regions)
Dr. Nicholas Rogers (HCMC)
Dr. Steven Silver (HCMC)
Dr. Tracy Tomac (Regions)
Dr. Amitabh Tipnis (HCMC)
Dr. Janet Zander (Regions)
Outpatient Clinic (various metro sites) Dr. Onaiza Ansar (Health Partners Regions Behavioral Health West Clinic)
Dr. Jeanne Bailey (HCMC)
Dr. James Chastek (Ramsey County Mental Health Center)
Dr. Charlotte Guest (Health Partners Regions Behavioral Health – Woodbury)
Dr. Diane Dahl (Health Partners Regions Behavioral Health - Maplewood)
Dr. Jane Dever (Health Partners Behavioral Health West Clinic)
Dr. Tim Gendron (Health Partners Behavioral Health Inver Grove Heights)
Dr. Eric Goad (HCMC)
Dr. Ron Groat (Private Practice)
Dr. Michael Harlow (HCMC)
Dr. Barbara Johnson (HCMC)
Dr. Sudhir Reddy (Health Partners Regions Behavioral Health – Maplewood)
Dr. Jeff Richards (Health Partners Behavioral Health – Riverside)
Dr. Craig Qualey (HCMC)
Dr. Leena Ranade (Ramsey County Mental Health Center)
Dr. Chhabi Sharma (Health Partners Regions Behavioral Health - Maplewood)
Dr. Bryan Schwieters (Private Practice)
Dr. Karen Ta (Health Partners Regions Behavioral Health - Woodbury)
Dr. Ngozi Wamuo (HCMC)
Partial Hospital (DayBridge) Dr. Puneet Narang (Regions)
Psychosomatic Medicine Dr. Lisa Capell (Regions)
Dr. Eduardo Colón (HCMC)
Dr. Alex Solovey (Regions)
Dr. Christine Stanson (Regions)