VISHAL ADMA, M.D., PRESIDENT and CEO
Dr. Adma is a board-certified psychiatrist and a physician executive with extensive leadership experience. He has an extensive list of work experiences and professional accomplishments which include being the founder, President & CEO of Integrated Psychiatric Consultants, P.A., Medical Director at KVC Hospitals, Inc. a subsidiary of KVC Health Systems, Inc. for over 20 years, Assistant Professor at University of Kansas Medical Center and Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences. He was a Physician Surveyor for The Joint Commission in the United States, and is currently a Physician Surveyor for Joint Commission International. His educational achievements include residency training in Psychiatry from University of Kansas Medical Center, Master’s in Nutrition and Food Management from the University of Central Oklahoma, Certification in Medical Quality from the American Board of Medical Quality, and Certification as a Physician Executive through American College of Physician Executives.
Dr. Adma has won several awards throughout his career. He won the “Student Voice Award”, a special recognition toward his dedication to teaching medical students. He was selected as the “Resident of the Year” in Psychiatry. He won the “Dorland Health People Award” which is awarded at a national level to honor excellence and dedication for healthcare professionals. He has been recognized as the “Professional Leader of the Year” by the Asian American Chamber of Commerce in Kansas City. He has been honored by the American Psychiatric Association as a Distinguished Fellow. He also won “Excellence in Medicine” award by American Telugu Association in 2018.
JYOTSNA ADMA, M.D., MEDICAL DIRECTOR
Jyotsna Adma, M.D. is dual board-certified in General Adult and Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. She graduated from B.L.D.E.A.’s Shri B.M.Patil Medical College in India and completed her residency and fellowship training at the University of Kansas Medical Center. She has over 14 years of clinical experience providing services in various levels of care including inpatient, residential and outpatient programs. As IPC’s Medical Director, she focuses on ensuring that high quality psychiatric care is being delivered by all IPC providers across various organizations that IPC has the privilege of providing psychiatric services to.
RAGHUVARDHAN REDDY DAVALAPUR, M.D.
Dr. Reddy graduated from Rangaraya Medical College in India and completed his General Adult Psychiatry Residency training at the University of Kansas Medical Center in 2004. With his knowledge and expertise in treating and managing challenging patients he brings to the practice a wealth of knowledge in child, adolescent, adult and geriatric age groups. His experience includes but not limited to, outpatient, inpatient, and residential settings.
SUNITA MURANJAN, M.D.
Dr. Sunita Muranjan is a Board Certified Adult Psychiatrist. Dr. Muranjan completed her medical degree from LTMMC, in Mumbai, India and her psychiatry residency from G.S. Medical College, in Mumbai, India. She then started her residency at Baylor College of Medicine, and completed her residency at Wayne State Medical School in Detroit, Michigan. Dr. Muranjan’s primary interests include anxiety disorders, mood disorders, psychotic disorders and substance abuse disorders. She has experience in the outpatient, inpatient and consultation-liaison settings. She is passionate about treating adult and geriatric patients, and working with families to ensure the best possible outcomes.
MARSHA KEMPF, APRN
Marsha Kempf graduated from Missouri State University in Columbia, MO with her Master’s of Science and became Board Certified as an Adult Nurse Practitioner and Child CNS in Mental Health. Marsha has experience in inpatient care for children and adults, as well as outpatient care. Marsha was the owner of her own practice for 11 years before joining IPC. Marsha has most recently been providing medication management for children and adolescents through telepsychiatry. Marsha has been a nurse for over 40 years with a multitude of positions.
TARA RICHARDSON, M.D.
Dr. Tara Richardson is a board-certified general psychiatrist. Dr. Richardson earned her medical degree from the University of Kansas School of Medicine. While completing residency at the University of Kansas School of Medicine in Wichita, KS, she became chief resident and was awarded for excellence in both research and outpatient care. She previously served as faculty for the University of Kansas School of Medicine psychiatry residency program in Wichita, as well as medical director for the outpatient residency clinic and a senior behavioral health unit. She is currently active as councilor for the Kansas Psychiatric Society.
SRINIVASA PANUGANTI, M.D.
Dr. Panuganti is a graduate of medical school in India (Siddhartha Medical College, in Vijayawada, India) and has completed his fellowship training in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry from University of Toledo, in Ohio. Dr. Panuganti’s primary interests are in the treatment of mood disorders, psychotic disorders, anxiety disorders, Autism spectrum Disorders, and intellectual disabilities. He has experience in providing care in inpatient as well as residential programs.
MARIJEN AGA, APRN
Marijen Aga graduated with her Master’s degree in Nursing from the University of Kansas Medical Center. She continued her education to receive her Post Master’s in Psychiatric Mental Health as a Nurse Practitioner from Washburn University. Marijen is board-certified as both an Adult/Geriatrics Nurse Practitioner and as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She has experience working with adult and geriatric patients in outpatient and inpatient programs. She also has experience in forensic settings at correctional facilities. She has experience providing medication management to adults, geriatrics, LGBT and HIV patients.
JAVED CHOUDHRY, M.D.
Dr. Choudhry is board-certified in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, as well as General Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine. Dr. Choudhry earned his medical degree from Dow Medical University in Karachi, Pakistan and completed General Adult Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry fellowship at the University of Missouri Columbia. He works with a wide range of patients including patients from the Department of Corrections. He mainly sees children with intellectual disabilities, Autism spectrum disorders and a history of trauma. Dr. Choudhry is currently affiliated with the University of Missouri as Adjunct Assistant Professor, and supervises medical students and residents from A.T. Still University.
NANCY BROWN, APRN
Nancy Brown is a certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner and Family Nurse Practitioner with over 16 years of experience. She received her Family Nurse Practitioner degree from the University of Missouri-St. Louis, and her Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Post-Master from the University of Missouri-Columbia. She provides care to patients of all ages and is experienced in providing psychiatric services and medication management in a variety of settings including outpatient and inpatient settings, as well as telepsychiatry. She also has experience providing care to patients of correctional facilities.
STEVE KISKER, M.D.
Dr. Kisker graduated from the University of Kansas Medical School and completed his residency in Psychiatry. He has over 22 years of experience as a Staff Psychiatrist with the Department of Veterans Affairs. He also was the Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Kansas from 1997 to 2012. Dr. Kisker has extensive experience working with children, adolescents, and adults in a variety of settings including telepsychiatry.
JESSICA FAIRCHILDS, APRN
Jessica Fairchilds joins us from Mississippi where she graduated with a master’s degree in nursing from the University of Mississippi Medical Center and is dual board certified as a family nurse practitioner and psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner. She has two years of experience in the psychiatric field where she has worked with adult and child/adolescent population in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Jessica also has experience in addiction psychiatry working to battle opioid addiction. With IPC, Jessica currently provides psychiatric evaluations and treatment for children and adolescents in the inpatient setting as well as the residential setting.
JARRED HAGAN, M.D.
Dr. Hagan graduated from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Bradenton, FL. He completed his general psychiatry and child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. He is board certified in both general and child and adolescent psychiatry. Dr. Hagan has held positions in psychiatric administration, residential treatment programs, as well as inpatient and outpatient settings. Dr. Hagan has expertise in each of these areas but his passion lies in working with children and families. His clinical focus goes beyond the prescription of medication as he seeks to provide education and guidance to address the underlying or core issues driving the need for clinical treatment. Dr. Hagan seeks to minimize prescription medication while successfully treating the symptoms.
GREGORY PRIER, D.O.
Dr. Gregory Prier is dual Board Certified in General Adult Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. He graduated medical school from KCUMB in Kansas City, MO and went on to do his residency training at the University of Hawaii in Pediatrics, Psychiatry, and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (triple board program). He was on faculty at Tripler Army Medical Center’s fellowship program in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. He has over 13 years of experience treating children, adolescents and adults, working in inpatient facilities, outpatient clinics, residential programs, and partial hospitalization programs.
PRAVESH DEOTALE, M.D.
Dr. Pravesh Deotale is dually board-certified in General Adult and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. After finishing his medical school from Nagpur University, and adult psychiatry residency from Seth G.S. Medical College in India, he has had opportunity to work in various countries of the world including United Kingdom, Maldives, Brunei, and Australia before coming to United States. He completed his adult psychiatry residency and child psychiatry fellowship from Southern Illinois University, Springfield, IL. He is currently pursuing Executive MBA degree at Saint Louis University. Over the years, Dr. Deotale has extensive experience working in various psychiatric settings. His areas of interest include childhood mood disorders, early onset psychotic disorders, antipsychotic induced movement disorders, autism spectrum disorders and intellectual disabilities.
KYLE JOHN, M.D.
Dr. John received his undergraduate and medical education from the University of Missouri, Columbia where he was a member of the AOA Medical Honor Society. He completed his adult and child psychiatry residencies at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN and is Board certified. With over 10 years of experience with Mercy in Springfield, he recently accepted the position of Medical Director of Behavioral Health of their Virtual Care Center in Chesterfield, MO. Previously, he served as Section Chair of Pediatric Specialties and Medical Director of Pediatric Behavioral Healthcare. Dr. John has served in various other leadership roles including physician member of the Clinical Practice Committee, Force for Good Committee and Behavioral Health Telemedicine sub-committee. Dr. John was awarded the “Young Physician of the Year” award for 2011 by his physician peers for his outstanding contributions to the pediatric population including his role as the first telemedicine physician within Mercy.
MIA MANFREDI, APRN
Mia Manfredi is a board certified family nurse practitioner who also earned a post-master’s certificate as a board certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner from Wichita State University in 2010. With nearly a decade of experience, Mia works with children, adolescents and adult clients treating a variety of mental health disorders, including depression and anxiety. Her goal is to provide effective psychiatric medication treatments that are easy for clients and families to understand and follow.
JULIA FIELDS, APRN
Julia Fields graduated from Walden University with a Master’s Degree in Nursing in 2020. She is a board-certified Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. Julia has worked in physical rehabilitation and mental health nursing for over 12 years. She loves providing psychiatric care to children and adults in various settings, including the inpatient setting. She has volunteered with the Texas State Guard, serving as a psychiatric nurse to underserved communities during her missions. Julia believes that nursing is her calling and mental health is her passion.
EMMANUEL OKEKE, M.D.
Dr. Okeke is a Child Psychiatrist with additional certification in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy. He completed his Psychiatry residency training at Lincoln Medical Center in New York and Child Psychiatry fellowship training at Westchester Medical Center in New York. With over 16 years of experience working with children, adult, geriatric and forensic patients, Dr. Okeke brings an additional level of experience to IPC with his added certification.
MUHAMMAD IMRAN, M.D.
Dr. Imran completed his medical education from Dow Medical College, in Pakistan in 2003. He practiced in Primary Care for several years and had further training in Internal Medicine, before he moved to the US. He completed his Psychiatry residency training at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, in Washington DC in 2014. Throughout his career, Dr. Imran has treated patients in inpatient psychiatric hospitals and outpatient mental health clinics. He also has experience providing consultation liaison services for medically ill patients in the hospital setting. He has attended psychoanalytic fellowship programs in Washington DC and Kansas City, to help better understand the person behind the illness. Dr. Imran’s other interests in the field include educating his patients regarding all their illness and treatment. He has worked in medical education supervising medical students and psychiatry residents at UMKC and KCUMB. He has treated patients with a wide variety of mental health conditions, mostly SPMI (Severe Persistent Mental Illness) patients, and has treated them using effective medication management, as well as non-pharmacological means.
NICOLE PARKER, APRN
Nicole Parker graduated with her Master’s Degree in Nursing from Maryville University in 2020 and became a board-certified Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. Prior to graduation she spent time working as an RN in a fast paced Emergency Department and in acute inpatient behavioral units. She also spent time teaching the specialized focus of mental health clinical rotation to future registered nurses. Nicole’s primary focus has been working with children, adolescents and adults experiencing a variety of mental health disorders. Her goal is to work with children and adolescent patients and their families to provide them with a better understanding of medication management and the incorporation of therapeutic interventions.
PATRICK WAMBUGU, APRN
Patrick Wambugu first received his degree in economics from the University of Kansas in 2008. He then received his Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Mid America Nazarene University in 2011, and then went on to earn his Masters of Science in Nursing from the University of Missouri Kansas City (UMKC) in 2014. Patrick has experience providing medication management to adult and geriatric patients with both chronic and episodic mental health illnesses, in a variety of settings including inpatient psychiatric hospitals and crisis centers. He is currently working on finishing his doctorate in Behavioral Health as well.
SARAH KASSIN, APRN
Sarah Kassin graduated with her Master’s degree in Nursing from Walden University in 2019 and became a board-certified Psychiatric and Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. Prior to graduating, Sarah worked as a bedside nurse for over a decade caring for neonates, pediatric patients, and an inpatient child and adolescent behavioral unit. Sarah has experience as a psychiatric nurse practitioner seeing adults in the outpatient setting and children and adolescents in the inpatient psychiatric setting.
SHIRIN BIBAYAN, APRN
Shirin Bibayan is a board certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and her Master of Science degree from Georgia State University. Prior to becoming a nurse practitioner, she served as a psychiatric nurse and a clinical instructor of psychiatric nursing for Emory University and University of North Georgia. She has over 9 years of experience in the field of psychiatry. Since 2017, she has worked inpatient with adults and adolescents to stabilize cases of severe autism, bipolar disorder, depression and substance abuse. For IPC, Shirin treats adult and geriatric patients in both inpatient and outpatient settings.
JAMIE LAMBOTTE, APRN
Jamie Lambotte graduated from Washburn University with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 2006. She worked as a nurse in mental health until she graduated from Wichita State University in 2011 as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner. Jamie has experience in providing psychiatric services to both children and adults in inpatient, residential and outpatient programs.
NINA GONZALES, APRN
Nina is a Doctor of Nursing Practice and Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, who graduated at the top of her class at University of Missouri-Columbia. She obtained her Masters of Science in Nursing, Education in 2009 and holds two bachelor’s degrees from University of Missouri in Nursing (2006), and Biology/English (2005). Her experience includes over a decade of tenure educating nurses as faculty in BSN programs along with also working in emergency/trauma, geriatric psychiatry and inpatient psychiatry and as a crisis float across the country in multiple specialties.
ALEX BEUGELSDIJK, M.D.
Dr. Beugelsdijk hails from Hutchinson, KS and his educational background includes an undergraduate degree in engineering from The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and a master’s degree in biochemistry from Kansas State University. He received his medical degree from the University of Kansas School of Medicine in Kansas City, KS. Dr. Beugelsdijk is a licensed physician and continues his training at The University of Kansas Wichita School of Medicine. His psychiatric interests include working with the adult population and consult/liaison services, but he enjoys the opportunity to work with geriatric and child/adolescent populations as well.
JANET PORTER, APRN
Janet Porter received her Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 2019 and became board certified as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. Prior to graduating Janet worked in a variety of nursing roles including adult inpatient psychiatry, Mental Health Intensive Case Management, Psychosocial Rehabilitation and Recovery, and Home-Based Primary Care providing care to patients with complex chronic progressive disabling medical, social, and behavioral conditions. Janet has experience as a nurse practitioner in treating adults, children, and adolescents in inpatient and outpatient settings. For IPC, Janet treats inpatient geriatric patients.
TRACY CUSHING, APRN
Tracy Cushing graduated from Maryville University in St. Louis with her Master’s of Science and became board certified as both an Adult Nurse Practitioner and Family Nurse Practitioner. She continued her education and also received her Post Master’s as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. She has over 20 years of experience. She provides care to patients of all ages in a variety of settings. She first practiced as a bedside nurse for over a decade caring for critically ill neonates, and pediatric patients in one of the country’s top pediatric hospitals, as well as caring for adult patients in an outpatient behavioral health program. As a Family Nurse Practitioner she has cared for patients in the emergency room at level 1 trauma center in St. Louis, including acute psychiatric patients. She has interest in caring for patients of all ages in both inpatient and outpatient settings, as well as telepsychiatry. She is dedicated to providing quality care to help patients and families have the best possible outcomes.
DANNETTE NAPIER, D.O.
Dr. Napier is a licensed physician who completed her medical school training through Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Indianapolis, Indiana, and moved to Wichita, Kansas for her Psychiatry Residency training through The University of Kansas School of Medicine. She has experience working with patients in the inpatient and outpatient settings; and enjoys working with children and adolescents, adult and geriatric patients, veterans, and those with treatment-resistant psychiatric illnesses in the state hospital and community mental health settings. She appreciates the individuality of patients from a biopsychosocial standpoint.
CHIKA OKAFOR, DNP, APRN, PMHNP-BC
Chika Okafor received her master’s degree in nursing from the University of Kansas School of Nursing in 2007 specializing as a Family Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner. She has been in clinical nursing practice since 2010 in various settings, both inpatient and outpatient behavioral health settings. She has experience in providing psychiatric care to adolescents, adults, LGBT and HIV patients. In 2019, she received her Doctorate of Nursing Practice degree from Walden University. She taught as an Adjunct Professor in a BSN program. Her research interests include Educational Program on Metabolic Syndrome for Psychiatric Providers. For IPC, Chika is seeing geriatric patients in an inpatient psychiatric program.
RACHAEL KIM, M.D.
Dr. Rachael Kim earned her medical degree from Kansas City University. She is currently a third-year general psychiatry resident at the University of Kansas Medical Center, where she has served as Chief Resident. She enjoys teaching and supervising medical students as well. For IPC, Dr. Kim is treating geriatric patients in the inpatient setting.