Ashish "Ash" Bhatt, M.D., Joins Sovereign Health Group as Chief Medical Officer

Aug 14, 2015, 18:03 ET from Sovereign Health Group

SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., Aug. 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sovereign Health Group is pleased to announce the addition of Ashish "Ash" Bhatt, M.D., as our Chief Medical Officer (CMO).  Dr. Bhatt will be responsible for continued development of Sovereign's clinical vision and will provide medical leadership and oversight for the company's medical services at both the corporate and individual facility level. Dr. Bhatt is board certified by the American Board of Addiction Medicine and the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology for child, adolescent and adult psychiatry. Dr. Bhatt earned his medical doctorate (M.D.) from Universidad Iberoamericana (UNIBE) School of Medicine in the Dominican Republic. Prior to joining Sovereign, he served Chief Medical Officer for Elements Behavioral Health's Florida locations, where he implemented evidence-based modalities while overseeing all medical and clinical operations.

Dr. Bhatt is enthusiastic about his new role at Sovereign: "As the mental health and substance abuse treatment industry continues to expand, Sovereign Health is strategically positioned to make a substantial mark within the industry and to be recognized for providing evidence based excellent medical and clinical care to our patients and their families. I'm excited to bring my medical leadership and administrative experience to Sovereign while creating a dynamic and enjoyable environment in which our medical teams can provide care."

Dr. Tonmoy Sharma, CEO of Sovereign Health Group, shares Dr. Bhatt's enthusiasm: "As a psychiatrist with years of experience treating patients across the full spectrum of behavioral health, Dr. Bhatt is uniquely qualified to provide respected medical leadership for the teams of psychiatrists and physicians who treat patients at all Sovereign Health facilities nationwide. The addition of Dr. Bhatt as our Chief Medical Officer is another example of Sovereign Health's commitment to providing the highest quality of care possible to our patients."

About Sovereign Health Group

Sovereign Health Group offers high quality and comprehensive addiction, dual diagnosis and mental health treatment programs for adults and adolescents, including support services for family members and loved ones. Sovereign Health's treatment programs specialize in addressing underlying mental health conditions by utilizing innovative and cutting edge cognitive testing, rehabilitation and evidence-based treatment modalities. Sovereign Health has multiple treatment locations throughout the United States and accepts most insurance providers.

To learn more about Sovereign Health Group and its wide range of services, please call the 24/7 helpline at 866-686-0090 or visit to read patient reviews or be connected with one of our treatment specialists. Or call Jamie Deans, Senior Director, Strategic Development at 949-276-5553 (

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