Dr. Babur Bhatti MD

Dr. Bhatti is a Psychiatrist in Jacksonville Florida who has received his training at the University of Miami in Florida and completed a fellowship in Geriatric Psychiatry. He is affiliated with River Point Behavioral Health Hospital convenient for those in need of acute psychiatric care with inpatient psychiatric hospitalization.

Dr. Bhatti provides direct oversight with patients who are admitted to the hospital as well as provides treatment for an array of psychiatric disorders for adolescents, adults and geriatric population. He provides extensive psychiatric assessments along with medication management.

Dr. Bhatti specializes in Electro-Convulsive Therapy (ECT), Trans Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) along with other new novel approaches in psychiatry. He strives to improve the symptoms and quality of life of his patients with his calm and compassionate demeanor.

Dr. Bhatti’s strong passion for psychiatry has led him to establish a solo concierge practice providing a multitude of behavioral health services.

Melissa Jane Boyle APRN, PMHNP-BC

Hello, my name is Melissa and I am an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) board certified as a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP-BC). I have over 9 years of experience as a psychiatric nurse, both in outpatient and inpatient settings, working with patients across the lifespan. My desire is to help treat each individual based on their needs as a whole, keeping in mind that mental health and well being is just as important as our physical health. As an APRN I am skilled in providing psychiatric evaluations, assessments, diagnoses, and developing a tailored treatment plan with you. Together, we will find an appropriate plan for optimal health and balance, which may include proper sleep routines, nutrition, mindfulness, exercise, stress reduction techniques, or medication therapy. I look forward to providing my services to you at IBHS.

Education

Jacksonville University- Master of Science in Nursing, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner-Board Certified

Florida State College at Jacksonville- Bachelor of Science Degree

Florida State College at Jacksonville- Associate Degree in Nursing

University of North Florida- Bachelor of Arts Degree, Psychology

Associations

Member, American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), 2018

Member, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, 2020

Neuroscience Education Institute Master Psychopharmacology Program, 2019

Richard Mercer APRN, PMHNP-BC

Richard is a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) who is trained to treat a variety of mental health conditions in individuals of all ages. Specifically, he provides both therapy and medication and embraces new approaches to treatment in the growing field of psychiatric medicine. His focus expands beyond the use of only traditional medicine and includes diet, exercise, attitude, motivation, and spirituality. He believes in a patient-centered, holistic health care approach and strives to work together to move towards optimal health, healing, and quality of life.

Richard graduated from Jacksonville University, is board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, and was awarded the PMHNP Student Award for Excellence. His ultimate goal is to empower his patients to achieve their maximal potential and well-being. He has experience working with individuals suffering from depression, anxiety, mood swings, psychosis, addiction, trauma, grief and loss, behavioral issues as well as those who simply wish to improve their motivation and outlook on life. He has a calm and caring demeanor and is excited to become a member of your health care team.