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Vista del Mar Hospital’s first Medical Director returns

News Release

For Immediate Release: December 22, 2020

VENTURA, Calif. – Timothy Park, D.O., has been appointed Medical Director of Vista del Mar Hospital. Located in Ventura, the hospital provides inpatient treatment for stabilization from an immediate mental health or chemical dependency crisis and outpatient programs to address long-term mental health recovery.

“I'm very excited and humbled to be joining the team at Vista del Mar,” said Park. “It was because of my experience at this hospital as a medical student that I ultimately became a psychiatrist. Working with Dr. Ruths, Dr. Sager and Dr. Reyes was fantastic, and now, to return to Vista del Mar as a staff psychiatrist and medical director is truly an honor.”

After attending medical school at Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific in Pomona, Calif., Park completed a combined residency training program at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Psychiatry and Family Medicine. He also served as chief resident and as a member of the Graduate Medical Education House Staff Council. He is board certified in Psychiatry and Family Medicine.

Park is most passionate about direct patient care. “I am a clinician at heart, and to be of service to patients when they are at their most vulnerable is deeply gratifying.”

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About Vista del Mar Hospital:
Vista del Mar Hospital, which holds The Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval for Hospital Accreditation, offers inpatient and outpatient programs for both adolescents and adults. The hospital specializes in stabilization and dual diagnosis for patients with mental illness and chemical dependency. In addition, Vista del Mar offers comprehensive outpatient services, including the Adult Partial Hospitalization Program and Adolescent/Adult Intensive Outpatient Program. The hospital also serves the military community with evidence-based therapies for active-duty military, Veterans and their families. Vista del Mar Hospital is located in Ventura, California on 16 acres with ocean views.