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Dr. Etches earns board certification, expands practice to Southside Medical Center-Behavioral Health

Michael W. Etches, M.D., a psychiatrist at Citizens Memorial Hospital, has earned certification from the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Inc. (ABPM).

Dr. Etches provides inpatient psychiatric care for people ages 50 and older at Parkview Geriatric Wellness and recently expanded his practice to outpatient psychiatry services for patients ages 18 and older at Southside Medical Center-Behavioral Health in Bolivar.

In becoming board certified, Dr. Etches completed rigorous training and achieved the gold standard in each of the six core competencies of patient care, medical knowledge, interpersonal and communication skills, professionalism, systems-based practice and practice-based learning to practice quality specialized medicine in psychiatry.

Dr. Etches completed his medical degree at Avalon University School of Medicine, Curacao and completed a psychiatry residency at University of Central Florida. He is a member of the American Psychiatric Association.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Etches for outpatient psychiatric services at Southside Medical Center-Behavioral Health, call 417-326-7840.

Michael Etches, M.D.

Michael Etches, M.D.

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