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Dr. Donald Klasing has been named medical director of Unity Psychiatric Care.

A board-certified psychiatrist, Klasing will oversee the hospital’s clinical teams treating adults with mental health challenges or behavioral complications associated with dementia.

Klasing, with more than 20 years of experience, will also offer outpatient psychiatric services to adults. He will also offer telemedical services and on-site nursing home visits. All CDC, state and local COVID-19 protocols will be followed.

“We are fortunate to be able to bring Dr. Klasing to Huntsville,” said Teresa Houser, administrator of Unity Psychiatric Care. “His experience diagnosing and treating seniors and other adults will increase access to high-quality mental health care in this community.”

As medical director, Klasing will be providing direct care for hospital patients, as well as leadership for a multidisciplinary team including psychiatric nurse practitioners.

Klasing has a degree in engineering and is a Navy veteran.

For inpatient referrals, call 256-964-6700; for outpatient referrals, call 256-964-6722.

Unity Psychiatric Care is a division of Franklin, Tenn.-based American Health Partners.


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