Lindner Center of HOPE Doctors Among Best in Nation

Rankings Place Four Lindner Center Doctors at the Top

The Frances and Craig Lindner Center of HOPE is pleased to announce the following doctors were ranked among the best doctors in the nation and among the top specialists in the Tri-State as indicated by The Best Doctors in America 2015 database. The following were included in the listing published in Cincy Magazine:

John M. Hawkins, M.D.John M. Hawkins, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Director of Outpatient Services, Chief of Psychiatry, Deputy Chief Research Officer at Lindner Center of HOPE is a member of the Center’s Executive Team and has administrative responsibilities over the inpatient and outpatient operations of the hospital. Dr. Hawkins is an expert provider of psychopharmacology with psychotherapy for adults in his private outpatient practice.

Paul E. Keck, Jr., MDPaul E. Keck, Jr., M.D., President-CEO, Lindner Center of HOPE, is a nationally renowned psychiatrist and researcher in Bipolar Disorder and psychopharmacology. He authored over 700 scientific papers in leading journals and was the 7th most cited scientist in the world published in the fields of psychiatry and psychology over the last decade.

Michael A. Keys, MDMichael A. Keys, M.D., Dr. Keys is a regionally known and respected expert in Geriatric Psychiatry with more than 25 years of experience. He currently serves as Director of Senior Adult Psychiatry at the Lindner Center of HOPE. He is also a member of several national and international psychiatric associations and editorial boards.

Susan L. McElroy, MDSusan L. McElroy, M.D., A nationally recognized researcher and educator, Dr. McElroy is internationally known for her research in bipolar disorder, eating disorders, obesity, impulse control disorders and pharmacology. As Chief Research Officer for the Lindner Center of HOPE, she currently oversees multiple ongoing studies in bipolar disorder, major depression, binge eating disorder and obsessive compulsive disorder.

All four physicians hold faculty appointments with the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and are part of UC Physicians.

Lindner Center of HOPE provides excellent, patient-centered, scientifically-advanced care for individuals suffering with mental illness. A state-of-the-science, mental health center and charter member of the National Network of Depression Centers, the Center provides psychiatric hospitalization and partial hospitalization for individuals age 12-years-old and older, outpatient services for all ages including outpatient addictions services, diagnostic and short-term residential services for adults and adolescents, intensive outpatient program for substance abuse and co-occurring disorders for adults and research. The Center is enhanced by its partnership with UC Health as its clinicians are ranked among the best providers locally, nationally and internationally. Together Lindner Center of HOPE and UC Health offer a true system of mental health care in the Greater Cincinnati area and across the country. The Center is also affiliated with the University of Cincinnati (UC) College of Medicine.

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