Psychiatry

WakeMed Psychiatrists provide psychiatric consultative care to inpatients at the Raleigh Campus who are admitted for medical problems but have significant psychiatric co-morbidities. These physicians have expertise in understanding and treating the relationships between serious medical conditions and psychiatric diseases. To contact the practice, please call 919-350-7326.

Shahzad K. Ali, MD

Shahzad K. Ali, MD
MD: King Edward Medical University, Punjab, Pakistan
Fellowship: Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC
Residency: University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Board Certification: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Jay Patel, MD

Jay Patel, MD
BS: Emory University, Atlanta
MD: St. Georges University School of Medicine, Greenville, NC
Fellowship: Child Psychiatry at Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, Greenville NC
Residency: Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, Greenville NC
Board Certification: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Mitushi Mishra, MD
MD: University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL
Residency: Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
Board Certification: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Robert Skwerer, MD

Robert Skwerer, MD
BA: Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH
MD: SUNY Downstate Medical College, New York, NY
Fellowship: National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, MD
Residency: Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
Board Certification: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Yi-Zhe Wang, MD, PhD

Yi-Zhe Wang, MD, PhD
MD: Nanjing College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Nanjing, China
PhD: University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida
Residency: Pitt County Memorial Hospital and Brody School of Medicine at ECU
Board Certification: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Advanced Practice Providers (APP)

Elisa Vicario, PA-C

Elisa Vicario, PA-C
BS: College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Va.
PA-C: Duke University Medical Center

Albert Hedgepeth, PA

Albert Hedgepeth, PA

Lauren Wright, PA-C
BS: North Carolina State University
MS: East Carolina University