Your Middlesex Hospital Behavioral Health Team
The psychiatrists and mental health care specialists and staff of the Middlesex Hospital Center for Behavioral Health provide health services for children, adolescents and adults on both an inpatient and outpatient basis.
Our attending psychiatrists have comprehensive specialized training, experience and interest in such specialized areas as general psychiatry, consultation psychiatry, geriatric psychiatry, additions and substance abuse, psychopharmacology, and psychotherapy.
Faye J. Heisler, M.D.
Dr. Heisler is a member of the department of Psychiatry at Middlesex Hospital. She is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology/Psychiatry. Dr. Heisler graduated from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and completed her residency at University of Connecticut Health Center.
J. Carl Jarda, M.D.
Dr. Jarda earned his medical degree at Faculte de Medicine et de Pharmacie de Port-au-Prince, Haiti. He completed his residency at Cook County Hospital, Illinois State Psychiatric Institute, and Connecticut Valley Hospital. He is Board Certified in Psychiatry, Neurology, and Addiction Medicine by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, and the American Board of Addiction Medicine.
Tariq Latif, M.D.
Dr. Latif is a member of the Department of Psychiatry at Middlesex Hospital. He is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology/Psychiatry. Dr. Latif is a graduate of Nishtar Medical College.
Sergio Mejia, M.D.
Dr. Mejia earned his medical degree at the Universidad del Valle Cali, School of Medicine in Colombia. He completed his residency in Psychiatry at the Baylor College of Medicine and Yale University School of Medicine. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.
Jeffrey T. Shelton, M.D.
Dr. Jeffrey Shelton received his medical degree from Oregon Health Sciences University. He completed his psychiatric residency training at Yale University School of Medicine, and was appointed Chief Resident in his last year of training. Dr. Shelton is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in the specialty of Psychiatry. He is a member of the American Psychiatric Association and the Connecticut Psychiatric Society.
Joyce A. Tinsley, M.D.
Dr. Tinsley trained in psychiatry at the Mayo Clinic where she remained on the faculty for fifteen years. She is a board certified psychiatrist and a specialist in Addiction Psychiatry. She is an elected member of The American College of Psychiatrists and a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association.