Facility Medical Director
Dr. Gary Starkey grew up in Ohio and served in the U.S. Navy from 1981-1989. He attended medical school at the Ohio State University College of Medicine in Columbus, Ohio. He completed his psychiatric residency at Naval Regional Medical Center in Portsmouth, Virginia. Dr. Starkey is board certified in psychiatry and conducted research for the Centers for Behavioral Health from 2003-2008. For many years he served as the chapter sponsor for the local Depressive and Manic Depressive Association.
Dr. Starkey belongs to various professional organizations including the Tidewater Academy of Psychiatry and the American Psychiatric Association. Dr. Starkey worked as a prison staff psychiatrist from 1989-2008 and has been a partner in Churchland Psychiatric Associates since 1991. He currently serves as the facility medical director for Riverside Behavioral Health Center.
Adult Acute Programs
Riverside Behavioral Health Center