Meet Our Staff

Steven Lopez
Steven Lopez MD,

Steven Lopez MD, Psychiatrist, has been the Medical Director at Palmetto Summerville for about 15 years. He believes in the multi-disciplinary approach with our clients. This approach requires nurses, Mental Health Technicians, teachers, family, activity therapists, social work therapists, and Psychiatrists putting their heads together to get a clear picture of each child.

Dr. Lopez went to ETSU College of Medicine. He moved to Charleston to attend MUSC residency and fellowship. He hopes to never leave this great city!

Sara Marcino, MD
Ajay Sood, MD, Psychiatrist

Ajay Sood, MD, Psychiatrist, treats children and adolescents at Palmetto Summerville Behavioral Health with mental health concerns. With his hometown in Charleston, SC; Dr. Sood has 14 years’ experience treating all mental health conditions – including Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Having graduated from Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine, Dr. Sood specializes in Psychiatric care for children and teens.


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