Dr. Joann Mundin, MD

Physician and Board-Certified Psychiatrist (US and Canada)

ALUMNI OF: University of Saskatchewan, Canada
LANGUAGES: English
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EXPERTISE

  • Amnesia
  • Anorexia Nervosa
  • Antisocial Personality Disorder (ASPD)
  • Anxiety
  • Aphasia
  • Asperger Syndrome (AS)
  • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Autism
  • Avoidant Personality Disorder
  • Binge Eating Disorder
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD)
  • Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD)
  • Bulimia Nervosa
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Dissociative Fugue
  • Dissociative Identity Disorder
  • Drug Abuse
  • Eating Disorder
  • Fragile X Syndrome (FXS)
  • Hypersomnia
  • Insomnia
  • Learning Disability
  • Mental Illness
  • Mood Disorders
  • Munchausen Syndrome
  • Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD)
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Panic Disorder
  • Persistent Depressive Disorder
  • Pervasive Developmental Disorders (PDD)
  • Phobias
  • Postpartum Depression (PPD)
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD)
  • Psychotic Disorder
  • Rape and Sexual Assault
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
  • Sleepwalking
  • Speech Disorders
  • Tardive Dyskinesia
  • Tics
  • Wilson-Turner Syndrome

TREATMENT ORIENTATION

  • Administrative medicine/psychiatry
  • Collaborative practice, supporting and supervising hundreds of students, resident physicians, mid-level advanced practice nurses, and other mental health professionals
  • Corporate health and wellness/psychiatry
  • Correctional Psychiatry (both as a clinician and an administrator)
  • Non-treating medicolegal psychiatric assessments/expert witnesses in psychiatry
  • Outpatient psychiatry (special focus on early intervention for psychotic disorders)
  • Private practice-group and solo
  • Academic medicine/psychiatry
  • Telehealth/psychiatry
  • Trauma Center Emergency Department psychiatry (both as a clinician and administrator)

WORK EXPERIENCE

November 2019 – Current

Psychiatrist | Wellpath | California, Nevada, Texas

  • From November 2019 to September 2021, she worked as the Associate Director of Psychiatry for the Clark County Detention Center in Las Vegas Nevada, and led the facility to its first Mental Health Accreditation with the National Commission on Correctional Health Care (only the 5th facility in the US to achieve this standard by March 2021).
  • Clinically, she was one of two psychiatrists caring for patients in the facility that booked nearly 70,000 pre-sentencing inmates per year. During her time at this site, the annual suicide rate was demonstrably reduced.
  • Since September 2021, she has worked as a psychiatrist for five Wellpath sites (one in California and four in Texas), all via telehealth.

February 2017 – November 2019

Senior Psychiatrist | Las Vegas, Nevada

  • Provided Psychiatric diagnostic and medication management services to primarily Medicaid, Medicare, and undocumented patients, the majority of whom had severe mental illnesses.

July 2013 – current

CEO | SW Calgary Psychiatry | Calgary, Canada

  • Established and assumed administrative and clinical leadership of an outpatient psychiatric practice, in charge of all staffing, standard-setting budgeting, and daily patient care. More than doubled the practice size. The number of patients seen per month increased by 80%.
  • Evaluated patients for permanent disability and served as a medical expert in over one thousand cases for both large multinational companies and national law firms in both plaintiff and defense cases.
  • Developed an ongoing training program for a cross-functional team.

July 2005 – June 2013

Assistant Professor | University of Calgary Faculty of Medicine | Calgary, Canada

  • She held multiple roles with this organization, culminating with the role of Assistant Dean of the Cumming School of Medicine.
  • She chaired multiple high-level meetings, including student appeals. I oversaw the development of a high-stakes certifying exit examination for senior medical students.
  • I established a school-wide peer feedback process as required to maintain national accreditation standards.

July 2005 – June 2013

Clinical Medical Director | Psychiatric Emergency Services | Foothills Medical Center | Calgary, Canada

  • Clinically and administratively liaised between the psychiatrists, medical trainees, and nurses on this team, while also providing emergency psychiatric services to patients in the trauma center of the facility with a catchment area of 1.6 million people; chaired administrative meetings and training sessions for all members of the multidisciplinary team; ensuring that evidence-based standards were consistently achieved by all members of the team.

July 2003 – July 2013

Psychiatrist | Early Psychosis Treatment Services | Calgary, Canada

  • Provided clinical assessment and medication services to severely mentally ill patients in one of the first early intervention clinics in the country.

EDUCATION

  • 2005 – 2007

    Master of Science in Medical Education

    University of Calgary, Canada

  • 2003 – 2005

    Subspecialty medical fellowship in Early Intervention (Psychosis)

    University of Calgary, Canada

  • 1998 – 2003

    Post-graduate medical residency in Psychiatry

    University of Saskatchewan, Canada

  • 1994 – 1998

    Undergraduate Medical Degree, with Distinction

    University of Saskatchewan, Canada

  • 1990 – 1994

    Pre-medical Degree

    Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry

    University of Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada

AFFILIATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

    Psychiatry

  • Southern Nevada Adult Mental Health Services

    Las Vegas, Nevada

LICENSURE

  • WY State Medical License

    2021 – 2023

  • ID State Medical License

    2021 – 2024

  • TX State Medical License

    2021 – 2023

  • CA State Medical License

    2021 – 2023

  • NV State Medical License

    2017 – 2023

AWARDS AND HONORS

  • Recognized as a medicolegal expert in the United States and Canada
  • Demonstrated ability to lead large organizations in the achievement and maintenance of national accreditation standards
  • Formally recognized by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services as possessing extraordinary ability in the field of science (psychiatry).

In-Network Insurance

A psychiatrist since 2003, Dr. Joann Mundin has provided assessments and treatment for patients with severe mental illness in multiple settings, including hospitals, offices, jails, workplaces, and via telehealth. Because of advances in telepsychiatry, she routinely sees patients on the Gulf coast in the morning and the West coast in the afternoon.

Dr. Mundin is a board-certified psychiatrist practicing medicine in the United States and Canada. She is a Diplomate with the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and a Fellow with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. She holds an active medical license to practice in California, Texas, Nevada, Wyoming, and Idaho.