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David Gonzalez, MD, Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Gonzalez’s is an adult psychiatrist providing services in our inpatient unit. He also maintains an adult outpatient practice on our main campus. He is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology in general psychiatry with added qualifications in geriatric psychiatry. His areas of special interest include mood disorders, psychotic disorders, anxiety disorders, electro-convulsive therapy and pharmacology. Dr. Gonzalez received his medical degree from the National University of Mexico. He has been on the Brook Lane staff since 1995 and has served as chief medical officer since 1999.


Lindsey Burd, PMHNP

Lindsey Burd is a certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner working with adults in the Partial Hospitalization Program on the main campus. She received a Bachelor of Science in nursing from Frostburg State University, Frostburg, MD and a Master of Science in nursing from Shenandoah University, Winchester, VA. Ms. Burd joined the medical staff in 2018.


J. Emmet Burke, PhD, JD

Dr. Burke is an admitting psychologist working in the inpatient unit. He holds a Doctorate degree in clinical psychology from the Catholic University of American in Washington, DC and a Juris Doctorate from the University of Maryland School of Law. He has been on staff since 1980. Dr. Burke also provides consulting services at the Allegany County Health Department and has clinical privileges at Western Maryland Health System in Cumberland, MD.


John H. Carrill, MD

Dr. Carrill is an outpatient child and adolescent psychiatrist providing services on our main campus. He is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology in general psychiatry. His areas of specialty include attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, depression, anxiety, panic disorders and psychopharmacology. Dr. Carrill received his medical degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He has been on the Brook Lane staff since 1979.


Olga Demina, MD

Dr. Demina is a child and adolescent psychiatrist working on the inpatient unit. She is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology in both general psychiatry and child and adolescent psychiatry. She received her medical degree from the Russian State Medical University in Moscow, Russia. Dr. Demina completed a three-year residency program and fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry at the University of Texas Medical School, Department of Psychiatry in Houston, TX. She joined the medical staff in 2011.


Alexander Dever, MD

Dr. Dever is an outpatient adult psychiatrist practicing at our North Village office. He is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology in general psychiatry. He received his medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC and completed his psychiatry residency at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. He served as the chief resident following his residency. Dr. Dever joined the medical staff in 2018.


Anna Elwood, PMHNP

Anna Elwood is a certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner providing services to clients of all ages at our Frederick outpatient office. Ms. Elwood received a Bachelor of Science in nursing at Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA, a Master of Science in nursing from the University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ, and her Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner certification from Shenandoah University, Winchester, VA. She enjoys working with clients of all ages across the lifespan with a diversity of mental health concerns. Ms. Elwood joined the medical staff in 2016.


Jamal Fawaz, MD

Dr. Fawaz is an outpatient adult psychiatrist practicing on our main campus. He is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology in both general psychiatry and addiction psychiatry. His areas of special interest include anxiety, depression, mood disorders, panic disorders and psychopharmacology. Dr. Fawaz received his medical degree from Spartan Health Sciences University, West Indies and completed his psychiatry residency at the University of Maryland. He served as the chief resident and following his residency completed a fellowship in addiction psychiatry. He has been on the medical staff since 1997.


Amy Fehrmann, MD

Dr. Fehrmann is an adult and child/adolescent psychiatrist working with patients at our main campus in outpatient and inpatient treatment. She received her medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC and completed her adult psychiatry residency, as well as her child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship, at the University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, MD. Dr. Fehrmann joined the medical staff in 2020.


Lynn Feldman, DO, MPH

Dr. Feldman is an adult and child/adolescent psychiatrist treating patients at our Frederick Outpatient office. She is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in general psychiatry, child and adolescent psychiatry and addiction medicine. Dr. Feldman received her medical degree from Des Moines University and completed her general psychiatry residency at the Sheppard and Enoch Pratt Hospital. She later completed a fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry at the Sheppard Pratt and University of Maryland Hospitals. Dr. Feldman also received a Master of Public Health degree in epidemiology from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan. She treats patients with autistic spectrum disorders, attention deficit hyper activity disorder, and anxiety, mood and psychotic disorders. Dr. Feldman joined the medical staff in 2020.


Christabel Lartey, DNP

Christabel Lartey is a Doctor of Nursing Practice and a certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner working with patients at our Frederick outpatient office. She received her Master of Science in Nursing and Psychology from the University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana. Ms. Lartey received her Doctor of Nursing Practice and Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner degree from George Mason University, Fairfax, VA. Ms. Lartey joined the medical staff in 2019.


Aisha Reikow, PMHNP

Aisha Reikow is a certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner working on the inpatient unit, with clients in outpatient therapy and residents at Stone Bridge on the main campus. She received a Bachelor of Science in nursing from Immaculata University, Immaculata, PA and a Master of Science in nursing from the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. Ms. Reikow joined the medical staff in 2020.  


Richard Rothman, MD

Dr. Rothman is a psychiatrist working with adult inpatients in our hospital. He is a Diplomat of the National Board of Medical Examiners and is certified in general psychiatry from the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Dr. Rothman received his medical degree from the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA and completed his residency in psychiatry at St. Elizabeths Hospital, Washington, DC. He joined the medical staff in 2020.


Phoebe Underwood-Davis, PMHNP

Phoebe Underwood-Davis is a certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner working with child, adolescent and adult inpatients on the main campus and outpatients in our Frederick office. She received her Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner certification from Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA. Ms. Underwood-Davis received her Master of Science in nursing from South University, Savanah, GA. She joined the medical staff in 2018.


Christopher Wheatley, PMHNP

Christopher Wheatley is a certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner working with patients in the Child and Adolescent Partial Hospitalization Programs. He received a Bachelor of Science in nursing from the Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA and a Master of Science in nursing from the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA. Mr. Wheatley joined the medical staff in 2019.