The Willow Brook Geropsychiatric Unit at Ohio Valley Hospital

Willow Brook provides short-term, typically 8-10 day, inpatient services to men and women over the age of 55 who have mental health needs. Our unit is unique and one of the only Geropsychiatric facilities in Western Pennsylvania. 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 simultaneously.

Our Comprehensive Services

  • Assessment and diagnosis
  • Medication management
  • Individual, Group, and Occupational Therapies
  • Dietary and Rehabilitation consultation
  • Discharge planning
  • Neuropsychological Testing available by consultation

Our Hospital accepts most forms of insurance.

For more information, visit our brochure below.

Visiting Hours

Our visiting hours are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday from 6:00p.m.-8:00p.m., and Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday from 1:00p.m.-3:00p.m. and 6:00p.m.-8:00p.m.

Location and Contact Us

We are located on the 3rd floor of Ohio Valley Hospital. To access our unit, you may take the elevator located closest to the Cafeteria. When you get off of the elevator on the 3rd floor, take a right to the next hallway.

For information about getting the help you need, or help your loved one needs, call: (412) 777–6420.

If you require additional outpatient services, please visit:

Ohio Valley Outpatient Psychiatry

If you require additional Memory Care services, please visit our memory care facility:


Physician Biography

Maher Ayyash, M.D.
Dr. Maher Ayyash is the Medical Director of our Willow Brook Geropsychiatric Unit. He is also the Medical Director of Ohio Valley Outpatient Psychiatry center. 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.