Aileen Peralta Oandasan, MD has joined The Children’s Institute of Pittsburgh to serve as Medical Director of its new Behavioral Health Services, which will open an inpatient unit and offer outpatient services beginning in spring 2016.
Dr. Oandasan is board certified in psychiatry and child and adolescent psychiatry and was most recently Vice Chairman, Department of Behavioral Medicine and Medical Director, Child/Adolescent inpatient Psychiatry at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center in Johnstown, PA.
“From her most recent leadership role to her experiences at The University of Texas, Johns Hopkins and Georgetown Universities, Dr. Oandasan brings an exceptional level of child and adolescent behavioral health expertise to our team. We are so pleased she has joined to lead this expansion of our services,” said Matthew Masiello, MD, MPH, FAAP, Chief Medical Officer at The Children’s Institute. “Dr. Oandasan and our entire team will be able to integrate simultaneous treatment for both physical and behavioral health disorders, which will result in quality of life improvements for patients and more effective overall services.” [Read more…]