Willow Brook Geropsychiatric Unit and Ohio Valley Outpatient Psychiatry
Ohio Valley Hospital now offers both inpatient and outpatient psychiatric services!
Inpatient Care: Willow Brook Geropsychiatric Unit at Ohio Valley Hospital
Willow Brook provides short-term (8-10 days) inpatient services to people over the age of 55 with mental health needs. Because our unit works in close tandem with Ohio Valley Hospital’s medical services staff, we ensure that both medical and psychiatric needs are effectively addressed.
Our comprehensive services include assessment and diagnosis, medication management, physical nursing support, primary therapy, community and family group therapy, and rehabilitation support. Our 21-bed unit offers both private and semi-private rooms.
Medical Director: Maher Ayyash, M.D.
Dr. Maher Ayyash is also the head of our Ohio Valley Outpatient Psychiatry services.
Dr. Ayyash earned his medical degree from Alexandria University in Alexandria, Egypt, and completed residencies in psychiatry at the Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina, and the University Of Kansas School Of Medicine in Wichita. A frequent presenter of grand rounds and in-service programs, Dr. Ayyash often gives lectures across the United States. He is also a psychiatry liaison and consultant for numerous international institutions and universities. He continues to be involved in the medical education of physician assistants at several Pennsylvania institutions.
Learn More About Willow Brook
For information about getting the help you need, or help your loved one needs, call: (412) 777–6420
We are located on the Third Floor of Ohio Valley Hospital.
Outpatient Care: Ohio Valley Outpatient Psychiatry at OVH Kennedy Township Outpatient Center
Ohio Valley Outpatient Psychiatry offers psychiatric care to men and women over the age of 45. Our staff is board certified in Psychiatry and Psychosomatic Medicine and specializes in depression, mood and anxiety disorders, Alzheimer’s, and dementia care.
Medical Director: Maher Ayyash, M.D.
Dr. Maher Ayyash is also the head of our Willow Brook Geropsychiatric Unit.
Psychiatrist: Haranath Parepally, M.D.
Ohio Valley Outpatient Psychiatry’s psychiatrist, Dr. Haranath Parepally, is a graduate of Kakatiya University, India, where he obtained his M.D. He completed his residency in General Psychiatry and Middletown Psychiatric Center. Dr. Parepally has practiced psychiatry for the last 29 years. He has been on the faculty of Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York, the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, and the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.
D.N.P., C.R.N.P. : Michael Marek
Michael Marek is our center’s Nurse practitioner. He graduated with his Doctorate of Nursing Practice from Robert Morris University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Dr. Marek is a board certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse practitioner who has spent the last several years working and conducting research in the field of psychiatry.
Learn More About Ohio Valley Outpatient Psychiatry
You can contact us by calling (412)458-1331
Our Office Hours are Monday through Friday
By Appointment Only
We are located at:
OVH Kennedy Township Outpatient Center
8 Hattman Drive
Coraopolis PA 15108
(On the corner of Pine Hollow Road and Hattman Drive)
Common Signs & Symptoms of Depression
• Changes in sleep patterns
• Frequent mood swings, including agitation, crying, anxiety, and anger
• Loss of interest in regular activities
• Changes in appetite
• Disregard for personal appearance
• Sad or blank look on face
• Thoughts of suicide
• Forgetfulness, disorientation, or confusion
• Social isolation
• Reliance on alcohol or medications