The best doctors never leave medical school.
EVMS Psychiatry offers high-quality treatment from trusted and experienced psychiatrists. Our providers offer a variety of psychiatric assessments informed by the latest research. Our goal is to provide excellent evidence-based clinical care to the Hampton Roads community and beyond.
Hofheimer Hall outpatient clinic
Our outpatient clinic addresses a full range of psychiatric disorders and subspecialties for patients of all ages, including:
- Pharmacological management/pharmacotherapy
- Psychological/neuropsychological testing
- Consultative/Liaison services
- Personality assessment
- Psychotherapy, including individual, family, and group sessions
- Psychophysiologic Evaluation and Treatment Laboratory (PETL)
EVMS Psychiatry provides pharmacological management, pharmacotherapy and medication management.
Our experienced physicians offer the most up-to-date information to meet patients' needs and adapt treatment when necessary.
- Bipolar disorder
- Major depression
- Obsessive-compulsive disorder
- Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
TMS and ECT treatment programs
For patients diagnosed with major depression who seek an alternative to medication, we offer therapeutic treatments called Neurostar Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Therapy and Electroconvulsive Therapy. These treatments, monitored by a team of psychiatrists and psychologists, are safe and effective when completed as prescribed.
Treatment is tailored to each patient by clinicians and researchers certified in TMS Therapy best practices.
CHKD to EVMS Transfer Program
This program is for individuals currently receiving behavioral health services at CHKD, but who at the age of 18 will require behavioral health services as an adult. Eligible patients should fill out the following forms:
David Spiegel, MD
Dr. Spiegel serves as the Chair of EVMS Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. He joined EVMS in 2001 after almost a decade in private practice. He obtained his medical degree from SUNY-Health Science Center at Brooklyn, where he first gained an interest in cognitive therapy for anxiety disorders. His areas of interest include behavioral treatments for geriatrics and the interface between cognitive therapy and psychopharmacology for anxiety and mood disorders.
Mark Cotterell, MD
Dr. Cotterell earned his medical degree from Creighton University. A former Navy officer, he completed his residency at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth and a fellowship in Forensic Psychiatry at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. Dr. Cotterell worked at state hospitals in Connecticut and New Hampshire before joining the faculty at EVMS. His interests include treating: anxiety, bipolar disorder, depression, psychotic conditions and PTSD.
Nana Cudjoe, MD
Before attending medical school from Creighton University, Dr. Cudjoe earned her master's degree in public health from Emory University. An Assistant Professor at EVMS, she has an intense interest in benefitting the community and advancing health equity.