Geriatric Behavioral Health

Department Information

The Edith Brown Pavilion is a 10-bed behavioral health unit located on the third floor of our facility. The unit serves the older adult population and their families, assisting them in coping with behavioral changes that can occur throughout the aging process. Patients who could benefit from this service include those struggling with:

  • extended feelings of depression.
  • excessive feelings of anger and aggressive behaviors.
  • a sudden onset of forgetfulness and/or ability to concentrate
  • a decrease in one's ability to care for one's self

Special personalized care is based on each individual's needs. Our multidisciplinary treatment team provides assessment, treatment, and rehabilitation of each patient in an environment that fosters positive change.

Phone: (937) 840-6581

Fax: (937) 840-6585


The Edith Brown Pavilion is located on the third floor of Highland District Hospital.


Visiting hours are:

Monday - Friday 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Saturday - Sunday 1:00pm to 4:30pm

Department Brochure

Edith Brown Pavilion brochure .pdf Download

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Associated Services
Alzheimer's Support Group

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Department Media

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Department Healthcare Providers

Ramesh Shivani, MD


Medical school: Sindh Medical College (1990)
Residency: University Hospital, Cincinnati
Fellowship: Geriatric and Addiction Psychiatry, University Hospital, Cincinnati

Board certified: American Board of Psychiatry
Board certified: American Board of Geriatric Psychiatry

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