Englewood Health appoints 2 new physician leaders to roles in behavioral health and health equity

Englewood Health on Friday announced it appointed two new physician leaders to oversee behavioral health and health equity — Dr. Magdalena Spariosu and Dr. Anita Ramsetty.

Dr. Magdalena Spariosu. (Photos courtesy Englewood Health)

As director of behavioral health, Spariosu will spearhead strategic planning and clinical oversight for both inpatient and outpatient behavioral health services, with a central focus on expanding access to compassionate, patient-centered, evidence-based care across the communities served by Englewood Health.

Spariosu specializes in addiction medicine, brain injury medicine and consultation-liaison psychiatry. Her primary clinical focus revolves around meeting the psychiatric needs of patients confronting medical and neurological comorbidities, including those dealing with conditions such as cancer, traumatic brain injury and psychogenic non-epileptic seizures.

“I believe each person’s story is valuable and deserves to be heard,” Spariosu said. “I am honored to assist behavioral health patients in their journey toward healing, wholeness and mental well-being. As director of behavioral health at Englewood Health, I look forward to applying my expertise to improve mental health throughout our communities for individuals and families through prevention, diagnosis, and treatment.”

Dr, Anita Ramsetty.

In her new role as director of health equity, Ramsetty is responsible for shaping the health system’s efforts to advance health equity. She will focus on developing programs and resources to address social determinants of health, remove barriers to care and education and reduce health disparities across Englewood Health’s patient populations and the communities it serves.

Ramsetty is board certified in internal medicine and endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism. She specializes in equity in medical education and her clinical focus comprises nutrition, lifestyle and preventive health, especially as it relates to diabetes and heart disease.

“I found my calling in caring for underserved communities to ensure all of us have equal access to the care and resources we need to live a healthy life,” Ramsetty said. “Through education, medical practice and community engagement, we will find new ways to keep moving forward together, healthfully.”