The Team

Dr. Samuel L. Sharmat, MD, President of Sharmat Psychiatric Group

Dr. Samuel L. Sharmat, MD, President of Sharmat Psychiatric Group, is a board certified psychiatrist well known for his abilities as a psychiatric diagnostician, treatment planner, and addictionologist. His intensive evaluation and diagnostic approach including genetics has been demonstrated to result in better outcomes and an improved sense of well-being for patients. Dr. Sharmat was the recipient of the 2016 Caron Medical Professional Award and served on the Executive Council of the New York County Psychiatric Society for 11 years.  Additionally, he continues to serve as the consulting psychiatrist for leading mental health interventionists nationwide. Dr. Sharmat is well versed in complementary and precision treatments and always takes the least invasive approach possible.

Maryellen Stephens, FPMHNP-BC
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Maryellen Stephens, RN, MS, FPMHNP-BC, is a board-certified Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner with extensive experience treating patients from childhood through older adulthood. In particular, she has had intensive experience with ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorder and Complex Trauma and the various treatment modalities available to treat these diagnoses. She prefers taking a holistic approach whenever possible and also provides treatments based on Dr. Sharmat’s genetic approach to psychiatric diagnosis and treatment.

Looking for a few extra hours per week? We’re hiring a part-time Cigna-credentialed NP or MD with addiction experience to help our recovering patients over the long-term. Come join us and learn about how psychiatric genetics can help patients achieve not only sobriety but improved mental health through the application of genetic testing and precision medicine. The team is upbeat, supportive and flexible and the position has growth potential. Contact us!