CHJC welcomes Dr. Deepraj Singh as new medical director

WATERTOWN, NY —   Dr. Deepraj Singh is the newest member of the CHJC medical staff. She will be providing supervision to the medical staff as the new Medical Director to CHJC. She will also provide treatment and services to consumers of the Community Clinic of Jefferson County (CCJC).

Dr. Singh is a board-certified psychiatrist with over 10 years of experience, to include valuable experience in diagnosing, evaluating, and treating mental health as well as substance use disorder issues.

Dr. Singh is a board-certified psychiatrist who graduated from Albany Medical College and completed her residency at Drexel University.  Due to her passion for learning as well as teaching, she joined the Drexel University faculty and began to teach resident physicians and medical students. She started out her practice in emergency psychiatry. She is also certified in Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) and performed ECT for persons with severe depression, anxiety, and bipolar disorders.

Dr. Singh has always been interested in ways to improve care for her patients. This has led her to pursuing leadership roles such as medical director for an admissions center as well as inpatient programs. She later became Chief Medical Officer of a local county crisis hospital. These opportunities have allowed her to make changes at the community level.

Dr. Singh strives to provide a comfortable atmosphere and a thorough evaluation. She believes in the holistic approach to care, and this has led her to join CHJC which has a similar mission. She aspires to integrate the biopsychosocial aspects into evaluation and treatment.

CHJC’s Executive Director, Dr. Marianne DiMatteo has shared “Our team at CHJC is beyond excited to welcome Dr. Singh to our Medical and Leadership team. Dr. Singh has a wealth of practice knowledge, and we are thrilled to partner with her strategically as we continue to develop our services to meet the needs of the most vulnerable in our communities.”