Our Psychiatrists

 

Tammy Pennington, MD, PLLC

Tammy Pennington was born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky. She graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology in 1994 from the University of Louisville.  After working in healthcare for a few years she decided to return to school.  She graduated from the University of Louisville Medical School in 2005.  During that time she received the "S. Spafford Ackerly Award for Outstanding Performance in Psychiatry".  Dr. Pennington completed her Psychiatric Residency training from the University of Louisville in June 2009. During her training at the University of Louisville Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences she received the following awards: "Post graduate year-2 Inpatient Psychiatry Award",  "Harvey R. St. Clair, M.D. Award in Psychodynamics" and "The Dr. Henry P. and M. Page Durkee Laughlin Foundation Award of Distinguished Laughlin Fellow for 2009".  During her residency at the University of Louisville she had the privilege of training under a number of accomplished, very distinguished and nationally recognized physicians in the field of Psychiatry.  Dr. Pennington chose the field of Psychiatry as a result of her dedication and commitment to helping those in need of mental health services. She is Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Dr. Pennington is available for appointments Mondays and Tuesdays.

She is accepting new patients but is out-of-network with all insurance plans. Please contact our office for rates

 

Stephen Taylor, MD, PLLC

Stephen Taylor was born in Kansas City, raised in Mississippi, and moved to Louisville in 1986 to pursue a Master’s degree in music and piano performance at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. After ten years as a piano teacher at the Louisville Academy of Music, he decided to attend medical
school and graduated from the University of Louisville medical school in 2002. While working as an employed physician for KentuckyOne Health, Stephen served as gratis faculty at the University of
Louisville, and as a member of the executive faculty. He has received a certificate of excellence in teaching medical students and residents in 2013, and the school of medicine teaching award in 2012 from the University of Louisville School of Medicine.

 

Dr. Taylor has been Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology for the past ten years. He joins River City Psychiatry, offering a combination of medication management and psychotherapy. He offers one-hour intake appointments, with fifteen-minute medication management follow ups. Also available are thirty-minute therapy sessions with medication management, and one-hour therapy sessions with medication management. He is currently enrolled at the Cincinnati Psychoanalytic Institute where he is studying and practicing advanced psychotherapy techniques to apply in his practice.

 

Dr. Taylor has recently retired his electroconvulsive therapy practice, having made a major mark in that field. During his residency in psychiatry at UofL, Stephen was twice honored by research awards for his work in electroconvulsive therapy. He has been involved in student and resident teaching for the past ten years in the proper application and use of electroconvulsive therapy.

 

Dr. Taylor is available for appointments Monday through Thursday. 

He is accepting new patients but is out-of-network with all insurance plans. Please contact our office for rates.  

Michael Thompson, MD, PLLC

Michael Thompson was born and raised in Louisville, graduating from Trinity High School. He attended the University of Kentucky, graduating Magna Cum Laude with Bachelor's degrees in both Psychology and Biology. He received his Medical Doctorate from the University Of Kentucky College Of Medicine in 2005. He completed his Psychiatry Residency training at the University of Louisville Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. While there, he gained knowledge and experience serving and treating the mental health needs of this community.  Dr. Thompson served as Chief-Resident of the Department of Psychiatry in 2008.

Since its opening in 2009, Dr. Thompson has been in practice at River City Psychiatry. His style combines utilizing psychotherapy techniques with customized medication management. His follow-up appointments typically last 25 minutes to allow for time to discuss current stresses , coping mechanisms, and medication options that help improve his patient’s life.

Dr. Thompson has enjoyed working with adult men and women in this community for several years. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. His current office hours are on Tuesdays through Fridays, with most appointments available in the early mornings and late afternoons, and midday on Fridays. When not in the office he provides services through telepsychiatry to underserved areas in different parts of the country. 

He is accepting new patients but is out-of-network with all insurance plans. Please contact our office for rates.

 

Tanya D. Wozniak, MD, PLLC

Originally from Lexington, Dr. Wozniak moved to Louisville to attend Bellarmine University where she also played soccer. She received her medical education and residency training at the University of Louisville School of Medicine. Together with her colleagues, she started River City Psychiatry in 2009 upon completion of residency training and has been in practice here ever since. Dr. Wozniak is a Board Certified adult psychiatrist who commonly treats people with adult ADHD, PTSD, mood disorders such as bipolar and depression, and anxiety disorders. She also has a special interest in treating athletes with mental illness and is a member of the International Society for Sport Psychiatry. She collaborates with patients, and other providers/therapists when necessary, to create a customized treatment plan for each individual. Dr. Wozniak is available for appointments Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays. She is currently accepting new patients but does not participate with any insurance plans.

She is accepting new patients but is out-of-network with all insurance plans. Please contact our office for rates. Ask about discounts for Veterans and active service members. 

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4201 Springhurst Blvd, Ste 203
Louisville, KY 40241

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