Medical Staff

Steven Ruths, M.D.

1304 E. Main St. D
Ventura, CA 93003
(805) 653-1060

Medical Director

Steven Ruths, M.D. is the Medical Director of Aurora Vista del Mar Hospital in Ventura, California. Dr. Ruths completed his residency at the University of Maryland/Sheppard Pratt Program in General Psychiatry and his fellowship at The UCSD Children’s Hospital in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry where he served as chief fellow. Dr. Ruths coauthored a review article on the treatment of aggression in adolescents in the May 2004 Pediatric Annals. He was a Janssen Scholar for his research in dissociative disorders in adolescents while at Sheppard Pratt and was a member-in-training representative to the Maryland Psychiatric Society. Dr. Ruths also has a private practice in Ventura.

Certifications

  • Board Certified ABPN-General Psychiatry

Specialties

  • General Psychiatry
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Ronald D. Sager, M.D.

4505 Las Virgenes Suite 201
Calabasas, CA 91302
(818) 783-3835

Psychiatrist

Dr. Sager studied at UCLA in General Psychiatry and Child Psychiatry where he did research studies in child development and attachment disorders in infancy. He remains an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at UCLA. He started his private practice in 1967 in General and Child Psychiatry and after five years returned to the LA Psychoanalytic Institute to receive special training in intensive psychotherapy and psychoanalysis. His practice branched out to inpatient work with adults, children and adolescents. In 1997 he obtained certification in addiction psychiatry with specialization in detoxification and treatment of drug addictions especially with adolescents. In 2007 he was recertified in Addiction Psychiatry. Dr. Sager is currently the Service Director for the Adult ICU Unit at Aurora Vista del Mar Hospital.

Certifications

  • Board Certified ABPN-General Psychiatry

Specialties

  • General Psychiatry
  • Adult and Child Psychiatry
  • Addiction Psychiatry
  • Psychoanalysis

Atman Reyes, M.D.

839 Patriot Dr. Suite A
Moorpark, CA 93021
(831)-531-1000

Psychiatrist

Dr. Reyes completed his residency training and fellowship at USC. He is board certified in General Psychiatry. Dr. Reyes was chief resident at USC in the Child and Adolescent Fellowship Program. He started his private practice in West Hills in 2001. Dr. Reyes is currently the Service Director of the Child/Adolescent Unit at Aurora Vista del Mar Hospital where he has been working since 2001. Prior to this he worked at Anacapa Hospital.

Certifications

  • Board Certified ABPN-General Psychiatry

Specialties

  • General Psychiatry
  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Manju Beatty, M.D.

Psychiatrist

Dr. Manju Sharma-Beatty received her medical degree from Ross University School of Medicine in the Commonwealth of Dominica, West Indies in 2001. In 2005, she went on to study psychiatry at the State University of New York at Buffalo Medical Center. Dr. Beatty has given presentations highlighting topics such as personality disorders in hospitalized patients, the role of genetics in Psychiatry, sexual side-effects of antidepressants and has contributed to the publication “Role of Antidepressants and Psychotropics in Sex Therapy”. Dr. Beatty worked as Assistant Clinical Instructor for 3 years teaching and supervising medical students and interns all while developing communication skills protocol. Dr. Beatty has a special interest in Pharmacotherapy during perinatal and postnatal period of pregnancy.

Certifications

  • Board Certified ABPN-General Psychiatry

Specialties

  • General Psychiatry
  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Eating Disorders