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.
Jon Corbin is a finance executive with 20 years combined experience in leading the finance and operational objectives for both a nonprofit healthcare organization and private equity backed insurance brokerage. Jon’s experiences also include the sourcing, negotiation, closing, and integration of acquired businesses and talent through merger and acquisition activity. Jon enjoys the challenge of a high-growth fast paced business environment. As IPC’s Director of Business Operations, Jon oversees the financial functions of the practice and ensures the fiscal and operational objectives of the practice are attained.
Mr. Shashi Kotvali is a technology leader with more than 23 years of experience in the Information Systems. Mr. Kotvali explores emerging technologies, assesses their impact on the company’s business, prototypes and evaluates new concepts, and proposes new strategies and solutions. Mr. Kotvali is also responsible for the company’s direction for Business and Administrative technology priorities across the company ensuring advancements in the business process and supporting the IPC goals. He has nearly 20 years of experience in the planning, development, delivery, and monitoring of technical solutions that address the needs of the business in support of its missions.
Mr. Kotvali holds Master of Business Administration in Technology Management from Stevens Institute of Technology, Master of Science – Information Systems from Stevens Institute of Technology and Master of Computer Applications from Osmania University. Mr. Kotvali also holds multiple patents in the technology sector.
Prior to joining IPC, Mr. Kotvali held several leadership roles at Fortune 500 companies, led applications management, engineering, operations, infrastructure planning with a very complex set of platforms, solutions and systems integration. Partnered with external global IT outsourced firms and delivery partners to deliver desired business outcomes.
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.
Lauren Partain received her Bachelor’s degree in Family Studies and Human Services, with a minor in Leadership Studies, from Kansas State University in 2014. As Practice Manager, Lauren is an exceptional leader who helps coordinate all aspects of the practice with ease. She helps in collaborating services at our organizations with the medical staff providers, facilitating process improvement projects, and making sure that day to day services for the facilities and medical staff are well-coordinated and completed. During the past seven years of her involvement with IPC, Lauren has taken a vital role in the growth of the practice.
Brandy Shireman is a driven leader, with 7 years of experience in healthcare sales and account management. Most of her career was spent in the space of behavioral health and addictions treatment, where she has become an expert at assessing and filling needs within healthcare companies — of all sizes and levels of care. She is passionate about helping forge long-term partnerships that work to positively impact patient lives and clinical outcomes. Brandy is a two-time OIF Veteran and served 12 years in the Army Reserves, where she gained a multitude of skills and ethics that give her a unique and valuable outlook on business operations. She is a 2014 graduate of the University of Missouri – Columbia, where she earned her Bachelor’s degree in Health Sciences and a Certificate in Sales & Customer Development through the Trulaske School of Business. She’s a proud mom of 2, and loves to volunteer her time to her alma mater, as well as organizations that help provide valuable mental health resources for her fellow Veterans. For IPC, Brandy works with partners in our community to see how IPC can best meet all of their psychiatric needs.
Jackie Duffy graduated with her Master’s Degree in Human Resource Management from Wayland Baptist University. She has over 20 years of health care recruitment experience in hospice, hospital systems, radiology and behavioral health. In addition, she is a proud veteran of the United States Air Force. For IPC, Jackie is a crucial part of adding valuable members to our growing team!
JD Hergenrother is a passionate mental health advocate with over 10 years of experience in the healthcare field. He has worked in various positions throughout his career, always with the goal of increasing access to care for psychiatry services. He has a strong mission to decrease the stigma surrounding mental health care and expand the belief that everyone is deserving of high-quality mental health services no matter their situation.
JD has specifically focused his career on developing healthcare partnerships nationwide. He graduated from Missouri Southern State University with a bachelor’s degree in Communication and was a member of the Missouri Southern Lions baseball team.
As the Director of Business Innovations for IPC, JD is a leader in fostering and maintaining professional relationships with healthcare systems and clinics in the Midwest and beyond.
Jessica Ray has earned her Associate’s degree of Applied Science and Associate’s degree of General Studies from JCCC. Jessica has been working in the medical field for over 18 years, and has worked as a Billing Analyst and Credentialing Manager for multiple specialties since 2013. For IPC, Jessica is able to assist providers in our group with all aspects of credentialing with each of the facilities they provide services to, and helps with ongoing maintenance and organization when it comes to credentialing. Jessica is a wonderful resource to our providers and makes sure the credentialing process moves smoothly and seamlessly.
Lavanya Sirimalle is an MBA post graduate from Osmania University, in India. In the past, she has worked as an IT Professional. As Administrative Services Manager for IPC, Lavanya manages onboarding of new providers when they join the team, enrollment in health insurance and 401K plans, and all other aspects of Human Resources. On a personal note, she’s been married to Venkat Sirimalle for 23 years, and they have 2 beautiful daughters. As a family, they all love music and dancing. She loves to play table tennis, especially when challenged.
Kate Helfrich completed her Bachelor’s degree in Biology and graduated cum laude from the University of Arkansas in 2018. With her role as a Medical Staff Coordinator, Kate is responsible for providing professional assistance to our medical and administrative staff members. She acts as a liaison between our medical providers and our clients through training of new staff and medical students, tele-psychiatry assistance, managing our staff’s scheduling, and providing any other assistance to ensure quality patient care. Kate has a key role in creating unity between the IPC staff and our clients.