(Oconomowoc, WI) Rogers Memorial Hospital is pleased to announce that Keyur H Parikh, M.D., has joined its psychiatric team. Dr. Parikh, who specializes in pediatric psychiatry, will work primarily with children and adolescents in the inpatient and day treatment programs at Rogers’ Milwaukee (West Allis) location.
A graduate of the Smt. NHL Municipal Medical College and VS Hospital in India, Dr. Parikh completed residency training in general surgery while there. He also completed residency and fellowship training with the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. He completed his residency in psychiatry at the Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals and his fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry at the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin.
“I enjoy working with patients and getting to know them,” Dr. Parikh said. “That’s one reason why I am glad to join the Rogers’ staff. It’s not about prescribing medications in a vacuum – it’s about providing comprehensive care. Rogers has a wonderful treatment model that includes getting families together, offering behavioral therapy and utilizing multimodal packages that are designed to provide a more complete solution for patients.”
Licensed by the State of Wisconsin and the Medical College of India, Dr. Parikh is board eligible and holds a lifetime certification from the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG). The ECFMG Certification assures that international medical graduates are ready to enter accredited residency or fellowship programs in the United States and is one of the eligibility requirements for international medical graduates seeking to take the three-step United States Medical Licensing Examination. In addition, he is a member of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) and the Wisconsin Medical Society. Dr. Parikh is also faculty at the Medical College of Wisconsin, where he serves as Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychiatry.
Dr. Parikh has a strong background in adult and pediatric emergency psychiatry through his work at a freestanding emergency room. He brings a variety of psychiatry experience as a result of working with the Child & Adolescent Psychiatric Consultation Liaison Team at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, the Mobile Urgent Treatment Team (MUTT) of Milwaukee County, the Juvenile Corrections Facility in Milwaukee, the Pediatric Psychopharmacology Clinic at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, and more. Dr. Parikh’s clinical interests include disorders pertaining to attention deficit hyperactivity, mood, psychosis, and anxiety. His approach to therapy is focused on solutions.