Ashish “Ash” Bhatt, MD, has been named chief medical officer at San Clemente, Calif.-based Sovereign Health Group, which provides programs in addiction, mental health and co-occurring disorders services for adults and adolescents. Bhatt is the former chief medical officer for Elements Behavioral Health's Florida programs.
Sovereign's programming uses cognitive testing, rehabilitation and other modalities to address underlying mental health conditions in its patient population. Sovereign operates programs in California, Florida, Arizona and Utah.
Bhatt is board-certified by the American Board of Addiction Medicine and the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology for child, adolescent and adult psychiatry.