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Peter Lucas

Peter Lucas, MD


Licensed in CA, NV, TX and WA

Peter Lucas, MD, attended Case Western University School of Medicine and completed his psychiatry residency at UCSD in the mid-’80s. Subsequently, he performed 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 a number of settings including academic, research, administrative, consulting, and clinical. For the past 7 years, much of his work has been providing psychiatric care via telemedicine. He joined HealthLinkNow in 2013 as a psychiatrist providing tele psychiatry in various facilities. In 2021, he became the Associate Medical Director and from 2022 through 2023, was the Medical Director who oversaw physicians’ development and compliance with all regulatory and professional guidelines.

Victor Stiebel, MD

Medical Director

Licensed in CA,OH,PA,TX,WV

Dr. Stiebel, received his Doctor of Medicine from the Chicago Medical School. He completed a combined Internal Medicine/Psychiatry residency at Chicago Medical School and the University of Minnesota with a Fellowship in Psychosomatic Medicine. Board certified in Psychiatry, Forensic Psychiatry, Psychosomatic Medicine and Emergency Medicine. He is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives and the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine.

On faculty of the West Virginia University School of Medical, he splits his time between Emergency Medicine and Emergency Psychiatry. He has authored 23 publications, 7 book chapters and over 20 invited presentations. Retired from the US Navy in 2018, Executive Medicine positions included Commanding Officer and Deputy Fleet Surgeon. He was Associate Medical Director of a large tele-psychiatry program in Texas and joined HealthLinkNow in 2019. Medical Director since 2023 responsibilities include oversight of clinical activities and compliance. He is most excited about helping HLN grow within the UHS system, improving the access of mental health both within the system and to the homes of those in need.