Steven Lopez, MD
Dr. Steven Lopez is the chief medical officer for Palmetto Behavioral Health. He completed his residency program in adult psychiatry at the Medical University of South Carolina in 2000 and completed his fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry in 2001.
He is board certified with the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and is a member of the American Psychiatric Association and the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.
Dr. Lopez specializes in treating childhood disorders including autism, anxiety disorder, bipolar disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, oppositional defiant disorder, ADHD and medication management.
Eduardo Cifuentes, MD
Dr. Eduardo Cifuentes completed his medical degree at the Universidad Autonoma de Centro America in Costa Rica in 1998. He completed his residency at the University of Kentucky in 2004 and joined Palmetto Behavioral Health shortly thereafter.
Dr. Cifuentes provides inpatient and outpatient treatment for patients. He specializes in treating adult ADHD, mood disorders and psychotic disorders, and he is also fluent in Spanish.
Honora Sandifer, MD
Dr. Honora Sandifer is a staff psychiatrist and the director of crisis stabilization. She completed medical school at the University of South Carolina followed by her residency at Eastern Tennessee State University.
Dr. Sandifer specializes in crisis stabilization and treating adult mood disorders and psychiatric disorders.
Steven Sinderman, MD
Dr. Steven Sinderman came to Palmetto Lowcountry Behavioral Health from Pennsylvania with over 30 years of experience. Dr. Sinderman obtained his medical degree from MUSC in 1986 and completed residency programs in psychiatry and neurosurgery.
Dr. Sinderman has held directorship positions in both inpatient and outpatient settings, has been an assistant professor at Penn State College of Medicine and has facilitated and supervised the brain stimulation program at his former hospital.
Timothy Miller, Interim Chief Executive Officer
Stan Markowski, Chief Financial Officer
Alicia K. Jordan, MSN, RN, Chief Nursing Officer
Dr. Steven Lopez, Medical Director
Chad Johnson, Director of Business Development and Community Relations
Anne Ping, Director, Pharmacy And Laboratory Services
Julie Penzel, Director of Human Resources
Katherine Hampton, MSW, LISW-CP, Director of Clinical Services
Jim Cuba, Director of Plant Operations
Tanishah Nellom, MSPH, MHA,CPHQ, Director of Risk Management and Quality Improvement
Julie Baker, MA, Director of Utilization Review
Tammy Benoit, Director of Intake
Sharon Nix, CPC, Director of Health Information Management, HIPAA Compliance Officer