Oceans Behavioral Hospital Katy

Oceans Behavioral Hospital SD 3-16_WEBOceans Behavioral Hospital Katy is passionate about helping older adults and seniors with specific behavioral health needs overcome their challenges and attain the best possible quality of life. Their 48-bed facility in Katy, Texas, provides tailored treatment plans focused on addressing behavioral health needs, as well as any medical conditions that may be directly or indirectly related to behavioral health needs, providing complete medical care with compassion and dignity.

The Oceans Six core convictions are the foundation of the hospital and the fuel that drives their people to provide the highest quality geriatric behavioral healthcare. At the root of every action taken at Oceans is the commitment to treat patients with dignity and provide comprehensive care. They focus on quality, honesty, and support for both patients and the caregivers and family members who love them. They view behavioral healthcare as a team effort, working with families to provide the best possible treatment for loved ones with specific behavioral health needs.

Oceans Behavioral Hospital provides both quality outpatient and inpatient services. Their outpatient services focus on the successful long-term management of physical, behavioral, and emotional wellbeing of patients. While working with both physicians and staff, outpatient treatment plans are tailored to meet each patient’s specific needs for medication management, group therapy, and monthly meetings with physicians.

Inpatient treatment at Oceans Behavioral Hospital focuses specifically on the unique physical and emotional needs of older adults and seniors, beginning with psychiatric care and close monitoring by medical physicians to ensure overall health and wellbeing. Older adults and seniors can require inpatient behavioral health services for a variety of reasons, whether as the result of a life-long mental illness now compounded by aging, significant life events like a death in the family, or complications and side effects from multiple medications. At Oceans, they believe all people are to be treated with the dignity they deserve, and they are just as committed to family members and caregivers as they experience this time of distress for their loved one. They offer family and caregiver support and therapy programs.

Ocean’s Doctors

Ramana G. Surya, DO, MPH, is committed to patients at Oceans and brings a deep level of understanding and compassion to his patients. He received his undergraduate degree in psychology at Baylor University and his masters at UTHSC Houston. He graduated from the University of North Texas School of Osteopathic Medicine in 1998 and completed his internship in family medicine at Baylor College of Medicine. He completed his residency in psychiatry at UT Southwestern.

Pragnesh R. Shah, MD, is an internist whose expertise lies with adult inpatient medicine and hospice care. Dr. Shah received his medical degree from Chicago Medical School. He completed his internship at the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center at Penn State.

Vikram Mehra, MD, specializes in geriatric psychiatry and focuses on family psychotherapy and alcohol-induced medical disorders. Dr. Mehra received his bachelors in biology at the University of Houston and graduated from the University of Texas Health Science Center with his medical degree. He completed his residency at SMC Dallas and his fellowship in geriatric psychiatry at the University of Florida.

When in a time of need, Oceans Behavioral Hospital Katy can help. The journey to healing begins here.

Signs and symptoms in older adults:

  • Prolonged emotional issues after a major event
  • Behavioral changes related to medications
  • The onset of behavioral issues later in life
  • The escalation of lifelong issues as your loved one ages
  • Depression, suicidal, or homicidal thoughts
  • Excessive isolation, changes in behavior and eating patterns
  • The physical manifestation of anxieties and frequent changes in mood

455 Park Grove Drive

Katy, Texas 77450

(281) 492-8888

OceansKaty.com

Text: Susan Ishmael

Photo: MM Photography

Author: Living Magazine

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