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WMH welcomes psychiatrist

Dr. Cynthia Richards

Wyandot Memorial Hospital recently announced the addition of Dr. Cynthia Richards, to its team of healthcare professionals. Dr. Richards joins the hospital as a Child, Adolescent, and Adult Psychiatrist, bringing with her a wealth of expertise and dedication to enhancing mental health care services in the community.

“With over 20 years of board-certified psychiatric practice, I have worked with people with diverse needs and backgrounds. My areas of interest include autism spectrum disorders, ADHD, trauma, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, dual diagnosis, psychotic disorders, and complex medical-psychiatric cases. I excel at providing comprehensive assessments, medication management, pharmacogenomic testing, empathic listening, and team collaboration. I also have the skills to detect and refer non-psychiatric conditions that may impact my patients’ health. I am passionate about this deeply meaningful work” said Dr. Richards.

With a commitment to providing comprehensive and compassionate psychiatric care, Dr. Richards will play a pivotal role in addressing the diverse mental health needs of individuals across all age groups. Her specialization in child and adolescent psychiatry, coupled with her proficiency in adult psychiatric care, positions her as an invaluable resource for patients and families seeking support and guidance.

“We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Cynthia Richards to our team at Wyandot Memorial Hospital,” said Ty Shaull, CEO and President of Wyandot Memorial Hospital. “Her extensive experience and dedication to mental health advocacy align perfectly with our mission to provide exceptional care to our community. With Dr. Richards on board, we are confident in our ability to further enhance our mental health services and meet the evolving needs of our patients.”

Dr. Richards completed her medical degree and a General Psychiatry Residency at University of South Dakota, School of Medicine. She also completed Child and Adolescent Residency at Napa State Hospital.

Dr. Richards will collaborate with psychiatrists at WMH, including Dr. Zaraa, Tiffany Pottkotter, PMHNP-B.C., and Belinda Longmore, MSN, APRN, PMHNP-BC. Together, they weave a tapestry of expertise and compassion, ensuring comprehensive care for their patients.

Wyandot Memorial Hospital looks forward to the positive impact Dr. Cynthia Richards will undoubtedly have on the mental health and wellness of the community. Her addition to WMH further solidifies the hospital’s dedication to providing accessible, high-quality mental health care services to individuals of all ages.

For more information or to schedule an appointment with Dr. Cynthia Richards, please contact Wyandot Specialty Providers on main campus at 419-294-5757.


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