Dr. Richard Kresch
President & Chief Executive Officer
Richard Kresch, M.D.
President and CEO
Richard A. Kresch, MD, possesses 30 years of experience in the fields of adult, adolescent and child psychiatry.
His experience includes private practice in psychiatry as well as leadership in the not-for-profit sector and in the for-profit psychiatric hospital and skilled nursing sectors.
After 10 years of experience in the not-for-profit sector, Richard
built and sold two businesses; first a chain of skilled nursing facilities and later Heartland Health Developments
, a psychiatric hospital company.
Richard is a Graduate of New York Medical College.
adult psychiatry training at the Mount Sinai Medical Center of New York City
and completed a fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center
in New York City.
He served on the faculty of Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and was an attending physician at Presbyterian Hospital for 20 years.
After completing his master's degree at Duke in 1981, Neal spent 14 years at HCA, Inc. then over 4 years with Behavioral Health Corporation before joining Dr. Richard Kresch at Heartland in 1999.