Lindner Center of HOPE, Senior Adult Psychiatrist
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Adjunct Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry


Dr. Keys is a regionally known and respected expert in Geriatric Psychiatry. Prior to joining the Lindner Center of HOPE, Dr. Keys served as Medical Director for the Department of Psychiatry-Older Adult Mental Health Program at Deaconess Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio. He also served as the Consulting Psychiatrist for the Geriatric Community Outreach Program for Central Community Health Board, Hamilton County Mental Health Board in Cincinnati, Ohio. Dr. Keys’ other clinical positions have included serving as Attending Psychiatrist for the Geriatric Psychiatry Unit of University Hospital, University of Cincinnati and the Psychobiology Unit of University Hospital.

Dr. Keys also serves on the editorial board for Annals of Long-Term Care and is a member of the American Association of Geriatric Psychiatry, the International Psychogeriatric Association, and the American Psychiatric Association. In 2000 he received the Excellence in Leadership Award for Geriatric Education from the Greater Cincinnati Joint Council on Geriatric Care and in 2007 he was named to Cincinnati Magazine’s Top Doctors list.
He has presented on such topics as Atypical Antipsychotics in Alzheimer’s Disease, Understanding Cognitive Impairment, and Dementia, Delirium, and Depression. Dr. Keys is also a published author.