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Centerstone Announces New Psychiatrist

Wahid Joins Community Behavioral Healthcare Provider



Spring Hill, Tenn.
— Centerstone announces its professional affiliation with noted psychiatrist Zia U. Wahid, M.D. He will see patients in the Spring Hill office of Centerstone Associates, a private specialty group practice of Centerstone, Tennessee’s leading provider of behavioral health services.

The Spring Hill office is located at 220 Town Center Pkwy, Suite 140. For more information, call 931-489-5767.

“Centerstone Associates is pleased to welcome Dr. Wahid, who not only has treated individual patients, but taught medical students, directed a residency program and served as a mental health center administrator,” said Kristy O. Strain, practice manager for Centerstone Associates. “In addition to his many other responsibilities in the local behavioral health community, Dr. Wahid will now be giving to our clients the benefit of extensive experience and care.”

Wahid has been Medical Director of the Lloyd C. Elam Mental Health Center at the Meharry Medical Center in Nashville since 1995. He has also been a clinical assistant professor in the School of Nursing at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville since 2002. Wahid has served since 1995 as director of residency training for the department of psychiatry at Meharry Medical College in Nashville, as well as an assistant professor at the college. He worked as a staff psychiatrist at the Dede Wallace Center in Madison from 1992 to 1995. Wahid is a member of the American and Tennessee Psychiatric Associations, the National Medical Association, the American College of International Physicians, the Association of Pakistani Physicians of North America and the American Association of Directors of Psychiatry Residency Training. He earned a B.S. at the University of Punjab in Lahore, Pakistan, in 1980, and an M.D. from King Edward Medical College in Lahore, Pakistan, in 1984.

Centerstone Associates contracts with businesses to provide a broad range of behavioral health services for employees and their families. In addition, this division of Centerstone provides services for individual clients and their families to address:

  • Marital and family problems
  • Substance Abuse
  • Grief, anxiety and depression
  • Adjustment disorders
  • Child and adolescent ADD/ADHD
  • Communication and interpersonal problems