(GLENDORA, CALIF – October 30, 2019) – Glendora Oaks Behavioral
Health Hospital, newly established to serve the behavioral health care
needs of Los Angeles County, today announced appointments to its Governing
Board and Medical Executive Committee.
Glendora Oaks Behavioral Health Hospital, formerly Glendora Community Hospital
and a member of Prime Healthcare, was established to meet the growing
demand for in-patient geriatric psychiatric services in the East San Gabriel
Valley. The hospital is currently undergoing a renovation to expand from
21 to 44 beds, with plans to add additional beds and related services
in the future.
Joining the hospital’s Governing Board are: Parrish Scarboro, Board
Chair and CEO of the Behavioral Health Hospital; Cyrus Nasserian, MD,
Chief of Staff and Medical Director, Psychiatry; Oliver Solomon, DO, Medical
Director, General Medicine; Prakash Patel, MD, Medical Staff Member; Sanjay
Khedia, MD, Medical Staff Member; Gordon Robert, Sr., Community Member;
David De Jesus, Community Member; and Robert Kuhn, Community Member.
“Our new Governing Board members embody the spirit of community and
bring unique expertise and diverse backgrounds to our organization. Most
importantly, each member is genuinely committed to bettering the community.
We are very fortunate to have them by our side as we continue to strengthen
behavioral health within the Glendora community,” said Scarboro,
who also serves as CEO of San Dimas Community Hospital, a member of Prime
A Medical Executive Committee (MEC) was also appointed to serve the facility.
Its members include: Cyrus Nasserian, MD, Chief of Staff and Medical Director,
Psychiatry; Oliver Solomon, DO, Medical Director, General Medicine; Sanjay
Khedia, MD, Medical Staff Member; Prakash Patel, MD, Medical Staff Member;
and Wadie Alkhouri, MD, Medical Staff Member.
“Our MEC members were selected for their expertise and energy, along
with the talent that they bring to the table as our facility navigates
through this conversion from acute care to behavioral health,” said
Scarboro. 150 W. Route 66, Glendora, CA 91740 626-852-5000 | www.glendoraoaks.com
Glendora Oaks Behavioral Health Hospital provides both voluntary and involuntary
admissions with a focus on general senior psychiatric care for people
with common psychiatric conditions such as acute depression, suicidal
tendencies, dementia, bipolar disorder, psychosis, and schizophrenia.
The 68,823- square-foot hospital focuses on patient safety and high-quality
care with state-of-the-art in-patient services. The facility’s clinicians
treat behavioral health and coexisting secondary medical or chemical dependency
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About Glendora Oaks Behavioral Health Hospital: Founded in 1958, Glendora Oaks Behavioral Health Hospital, a member of
Prime Healthcare, is a not-for-profit behavioral health hospital offering
expertise and advanced inpatient services that leverages the latest research
and clinical best practices to aid seniors who are struggling with mental
health conditions. We provide quality behavioral healthcare to the elderly
in our community with individualized planning and ongoing recovery support.
For more information, visit glendoraoaks.com.