Dr. Thena Poteat Joins Southern Illinois Associates, LLC
A New Era in Psychiatry and Treatment-Resistant Depression
Thena Poteat, M.D
Southern Illinois Associates, LLC is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Thena Poteat to our team of dedicated healthcare professionals. Dr. Poteat brings a wealth of experience and expertise in psychiatry, particularly in the area of treatment-resistant depression. Here’s why this is a significant milestone for our practice and for psychiatric care in the region.
A Stellar Educational Background
Yale University Department of Psychiatry
- Post-Graduate Medical Education
Medical University of South Carolina
- Doctor of Medicine
- Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, and Post-Baccalaureate coursework
Yale Law School
- Juris Doctorate
Southern Illinois Associates, LLC (Oct. 2023 to Present)
Wexford Health Sources
- Psychiatrist (Jan 2019 -Sep 2023)
VA St. Louis Healthcare System
- Psychiatrist Staff Physician (July 2012 – Jan 2019)
University of Illinois-Chicago, College of Medicine
- Assistant Clinical Professor (July 2005 – Dec 2012)
- Associates in Mental Health in Peoria, July 2004-July 2012.
Special Focus on Treatment-Resistant Depression
Treatment-resistant depression is a particularly challenging condition that does not respond to standard treatments. Dr. Poteat’s expertise in this area is a significant addition to Southern Illinois Associates, LLC, enhancing our ability to offer specialized care for this debilitating condition.
Legal Background Adds Unique Perspective
Dr. Poteat’s Juris Doctorate from Yale Law School adds a unique perspective to her psychiatric practice, especially in understanding the legal aspects of mental health care.