Peter Lucas, MD
Psychiatrist and HealthLinkNow Associate Medical Director
Licensed in CA, NV ,TX and WA
Dr. Lucas attended Case Western University School of Medicine and completed his psychiatry residency at UCSD in the mid-80’s. He went on to perform research at the National Institute of Mental Health and then was a faculty member at UCLA for six years. During his career he has worked in academic, research, administrative, consulting and clinical settings. He enjoys treating patients who face mental health challenges and problems utilizing medications, psychotherapy and lifestyle modifications. For the past seven years, much of his work has been providing psychiatric care via telemedicine.
Michael Kabar, MD
Licensed in CA
Dr. Kabar has more than 20 years of experience working in the San Francisco Bay Area. He has served as medical director at various psychiatric facilities, has worked at the University of California at Berkeley for many years and has had a very successful private practice in San Francisco . Dr. Kabar is an expert on Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) and Ketamine treatments, and he was certified by the ABPN in 2000. He is a Fellow of the American Psychiatry Association. He speaks Spanish (native speaker), Arabic and Portuguese.
Param Sahgal, MD
Licensed in TX
Dr. Sahgal has managed outpatient clinics in busy community settings in the NJ/NYC tri-state area. He has worked in multiple treatment settings, including the psychiatric emergency room, as well as various inpatient psychiatry units. Dr. Sahgal has also presented at the American Psychiatric Association annual meeting on Anxiety disorders and been recognized for his clinical and teaching excellence. Dr. Sahgal completed his Adult Psychiatry residency training at Rutgers University, during which he also completed an intensive two year training in psychodynamic psychotherapy from the Psychoanalytic Association of New York at NYU. Dr. Sahgal is currently pursuing an additional sub-specialization in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, TX.
Charles Ellis, MD
Licensed in WA and AZ
Dr. Ellis graduated from the University of Utah School of Medicine and completed his residency in psychiatry at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, which included working with Southeast Asian refugees at a state-of-the-art clinic in Minneapolis where novel treatments were developed for psychiatric orders specifically related to PTSD . He also completed a fellowship in transcultural psychiatry at the University of Oklahoma and is board certified in Addiction Medicine. He is a specialist in traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) and has worked extensively throughout his career with patients suffering from TBIs. He is an award-winning physician, recognized by not only the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) but also Indian Health Services (IHS), the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), and other organizations for his community contributions. While in private practice in Montana, Dr. Ellis was awarded “Best of Helena” in the category of Doctor for his contribution to the community, even after his clinic closed, because his former patients kept voting for him as a strong advocate of the betterment of the programs and services for addicts and the mentally ill in the state of Montana. Currently, Dr. Ellis works with Health Link Now, offering telemedicine services to patients in the state of Washington.