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Physician Assistant Mental Health

New Port Richey, Florida, United States
November 22, 2018

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Edwin Czovek, MA, PA-C **** Bella Vita Circle, Land O Lakes, FL 34637 860-***-****

Professional Summary

Seasoned mental health professional with over 25 years of Psychiatric experience with a demonstrated track record of successfully working with diverse patient populations.

Skilled Psychiatric Physician Assistant possessing in-depth knowledge of principles, methods and procedures for diagnosis and treatment, with expertise on the identification and management of child and adolescent, adult and geriatric mental illness.

Mental health experience and training includes Child outpatient, in-home therapeutic services, child and adolescent residential Psychiatric, adolescent group home, state adult Psychiatric, substance abuse inpatient rehab, Veteran’s Administration Psych inpatient, outpatient adult Psychiatry, inpatient hospital adult Psychiatric, emergency department evaluations, mobile crisis and patient advocacy. In addition to extensive clinical experience, possess an extensive knowledge of federal and local regulations pertaining specifically to the mental health population.

Skill Highlights

Board certified in both Psychiatry and Primary Care Medicine . 25 years of Psychiatric experience

5 years of experience in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry . 10 years of experience in Adult Psychiatry

10 years of experience as a Psychotherapist . Buprenorphine/MAT waivered

Recently managed an outpatient caseload of over 600 patients with 80-90 outpatient visits seen weekly as well as management of MH IOP, OA IOP and all of the clinics Clozapine patients.

Weekly management of the Clozapine group and bi-monthly management of the medication group.


Master’s Thesis presented in 1995 on the novel diagnosis of Reverse Anorexia.

Multiple undergraduate and graduate research projects with Dr. Julian Rotter and Dr. Amerigo Farina at the University of Connecticut and with Dr. Sheldon Gardner and Dr. Stuart Vyse at Connecticut College.

Training/preceptor to multiple Physician Assistant and Nurse Practitioner students.

Served 2 years on the Howard University Physician Assistant admissions Committee, lectured at the Howard University Physician Assistant program, graduated Cum Laude from the Howard University Physician Assistant Program, member of Epsilon Tau Sigma, the national honor society of health sciences.


University of Connecticut – Dual Bachelor’s – Psychology and Sociology – 1992

Connecticut College - Master’s in Clinical Psychology - 1995

Howard University – BS Physician Assistant - 2003

Professional Experience

The Hospital of Central Connecticut - New Britain, CT - 2008-2018, adult outpatient Psychiatry/medication management, adult inpatient Psychiatric management, Emergency Department evaluations, outpatient individual and group Psychotherapy, managed an outpatient caseload of over 600 patients.

Grafton – Berryville, VA - 2004-2008 – Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Services, medication management, individual, group and family Psychotherapy.

Eastridge – Martinsburg, WV - 2003-2004 – Lead clinician at a 21-day inpatient substance abuse rehab.

Other facilities include the VA Hospital in Washington D.C for Psychiatric training, Yale-New Haven Hospital emergency department evaluations, Midstate Medical Center as a clinical case manager, Oak Hill House as a family therapist working with Department of Juvenile Justice mandated adolescents in a group home setting and the Child Guidance Clinic working as a therapist with children.


Available upon request


State of Florida as a Physician Assistant

State of Connecticut as a Physician Assistant

Licensure documents, certifications and DEA information available upon request

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