Anthony Ng, MD DFAPA

Dr. Anthony Ng is a board-certified psychiatrist who is the current medical director of Community Services for Northern Light Acadia Hospital. Previously, he served as the medical director of East Region Behavioral Health Network and prior to that, senior physician executive for Northern Light Acadia Hospital. 
 
During his previous tenure as senior physician executive, he helped to spearhead the development and implementation of the telepsychiatry program to the various emergency departments throughout the state. Dr. Ng brings with him a breath of knowledge of the significant challenges facing psychiatric patients in crisis in Maine and as has been active in collaboration with other state stakeholders in helping to address the challenges. 
 
Dr. Ng has a long history in crisis and emergency psychiatry. He is the past chair of the Coalition for Psychiatric Emergencies. Dr. Ng was also the former president of the American Association for Emergency Psychiatry and has a lengthy history of involvement and advocacy in community, emergency, and crisis psychiatry.  Dr Ng is also the clinical director of the Neuromodulation Service at Acadia, overseeing ECT and Ketamine for the treatment of various psychiatric disorders.

Dr. Ng has presented numerous lectures and written extensively on disaster mental health, emergency psychiatry, crisis management, cross cultural issues, homelessness, substance abuse issues and other community mental health issues, both domestically and internationally.   He has had numerous recognitions for his contributions including the Dr. Ulrich B Jacobsohn Lifetime Achievement Award from the Maine Association of Psychiatric Physicians, the Mary Floyd Cushman Award for Exceptional Humanitarian Service as Medical Volunteer from the Maine Medical Association and the Bruno Lima Award and Special Presidential Commendation from the American Psychiatric Association.

Outside of work, he likes to read, spend time with his family, watercolor painting and doing miniature modeling and gaming.