Published on October 18, 2017

NMMC Behavioral Health Center Welcomes New Physician

TUPELO, Miss.–North Mississippi Medical Center Behavioral Health Center recently welcomed new psychiatrist Demetrio Prota, M.D.

Dr. Prota joins North Mississippi Medical Center Behavioral Health Center to provide outpatient and telehealth services.

Dr. Prota received his medical degree from the UNIBE School of Medicine in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. He completed a psychiatry residency at Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center at Weill Cornell Medical College in Bronx, N.Y., where he served as chief resident. He recently completed a fellowship in electroconvulsive therapy at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pennsylvania.

Dr. Prota is fluent in Spanish.

The NMMC Behavioral Health Center has seven psychiatrists who offer inpatient, outpatient and telehealth services.

NMMC Behavioral Health Center is located at 4579 S. Eason Blvd. in Tupelo. For more information, call (662) 377-3161 or 1-800-THE DESK (1-800-843-3375).

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