Physicians

Thresa Simon, M.D., MSHA —

Dr. Simon is the Medical Director for the facility and oversees all the clinical services for the hospital. In addition, Dr. Simon is part of Virginia South Psychiatric and Family Services.

Dr. Simon received her medical degree from Stanley Medical College in Madras, India. She continued her training with an internship at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Va., and her residency at the Medical College of Richmond in Richmond, Va. She also received a Master of Science in Health Administration from Virginia Commonwealth University. Dr. Simon is Board Certified in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry as well as Adult Psychiatry.

She is a member of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and the American Psychiatric Association.

Dr. William Sauvé, M.D., —

Dr. Sauvé is the Military Clinical Director. He received his medical degree at the Uniformed Services University in Bethesda, Md., and completed his residency at the National Capitol Consortium Psychiatry Residency in Washington, D.C., which includes National Naval Center, Walter Reed Army Medical Center and Malcolm Grow Air Force Hospital at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland. As a Navy physician, Dr Sauvé served two overseas deployments as the 7th Marine Regimental Psychiatrist. He is Board Certified in Psychiatry and Neurology.

Dr. Sauvé is a member of the American Psychiatric Association and the Neuroscience Education Institute.

Neil N. Hines, M.D. —

neil hines mdDr. Hines is the Director of Military Acute and Partial Hospitalization Programs at Poplar Springs Hospital. Dr. Hines received his Bachelor’s of Science degree in Molecular Biology from Hampton University and his Doctorate from Boston University School of Medicine. He completed a psychiatry internship and residency at the Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, VA. Prior to joining Poplar Springs in July 2013, Dr. Hines was the mental health division officer for the Oceana Clinic Triad of Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, VA, for two years and he was also the mental health liaison officer to Naval Special Warfare Development Group. Dr. Hines spent one year as the head of inpatient mental health services at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, VA. Additionally, Dr. Hines deployed to Afghanistan during his active duty service, providing direct care to warriors suffering with acute combat stress reactions. He has been a Board-Certified Psychiatrist since July 2010.

C.R. Amara, M.D. —

Dr. Amara is responsible for the clinical supervision of the Adolescent and Adult Acute Inpatient Programs at Poplar Springs Hospital. He received his medical degree from Kakatiya Medical College in Anghrapradesh, India. He continued his education with an internship at Detroit Macomb Hospital in Detroit, Mich., and residency at Norwich Hospital in Norwich, Conn. Dr. Amara worked as a fellow at The Institute of Living in Hartford, Conn., and New York Hospital in White Plains, N.Y. He is a Diplomat of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

Dr. Amara provides outpatient treatment at the Virginia South Psychiatric Group.

James Wooldridge, M.D. —

Dr. Wooldridge provides clinical supervision of our Girls Residential Treatment Program. He received his medical degree from East Virginia School of Medicine in Norfolk, Va. Dr. Wooldridge continued his education at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Va., as a resident in Child Psychiatry.

Dr. Wooldridge is a member of the American Medical Association, American Psychiatric Association, American Academy of Children and Adolescent Psychiatric Association, and Medical Society of Virginia.

Salman Siddiqui, M.D. —

Dr. Siddiqui serves as our Clinical Director of Boys Residential Treatment Program. He received his medical degree from Dow Medical College, University of Karachi, Pakistan. He continued his education as a resident at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center in Bronx, N.Y., and a fellow at University of Maryland in Baltimore, Md. He is Board Certified in Adult, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

Dr. Siddiqui is a member of the American Psychiatric Association and American Medical Association.

Rehan Saleem, M.D. —

Dr. Saleem received his medical degree from King Edward Medical College in Lahore, Pakistan. He continued his education as a resident at the Medical College of Pennsylvania/Hahnemann School of Medicine. Dr. Saleem was a fellow at Yale School of Medicine/West Haven VA Medical Center. He is Board Certified in General Psychiatry and Geriatric Psychiatry.

Dr. Saleem has an outpatient practice in Midlothian, Va.

Walid Fawaz, M.D. —

Dr. Fawaz serves as Clinical Director of the Sexually Abusive Youth Program for adolescent males. He received his medical degree and master’s degree in Neuropsychiatry from Tanta University in Egypt. He continued his education as a resident at Tanta University and Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York. Dr. Fawaz also offers outpatient treatment at the Virginia South Psychiatric Group.

Dr. Fawaz is a member of the American Psychiatric Association and the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.