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Joseph A. Kithas, MD

Psychiatrist, Director Behavioral Health Team (BHT)
Department(s): Counseling and Psychological Services
Mail Code: 2005
Phone: 702-895-3627
Email: joseph.kithas@unlv.edu

Biography

Joseph Kithas, MD, is the leader of our Behavioral Health Team. The Behavioral Health Team is a distinct team within Student Wellness and provides services to both CAPS and the Student Health Center. Services consist of psychiatry, behavioral health services within the Student health Center, and psychiatric nurse case management. Dr. Kithas holds board certifications through the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in both psychiatry and child/adolescent psychiatry. In addition to his duties at Student Wellness, he provides care to detained youth in the Clark County Department of Juvenile Justice. He actively participates in the Nevada Psychiatric Association. His interest vary and include implementing and maintaining models for mental health care within the primary care setting, direct clinical care, administration of clinical services and teaching.