CHD Announces Appointment of Emad Helmy Eskander, M.D. as Medical Director

Emad Helmy Eskander, M.D., of East Longmeadow has been appointed Medical Director for CHD, with responsibility for overseeing the organization’s psychiatric/prescribing team.

Dr. Eskander is a graduate of the Faculty of Medicine, Alexandria University in Egypt and Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He completed his psychiatric residency training at the Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia, PA, including rotations in neurology, substance abuse, electro-convulsive therapy, and psychiatric emergency services.

Dr. Eskander is licensed to practice medicine by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and State of Connecticut. Prior to joining CHD, he was a full-time staff psychiatrist at West Central Family Counseling in West Springfield. A fluent speaker of English and Arabic, Emad enjoys family activities, soccer and travel.

Founded in 1972, Center for Human Development (CHD) is a nonprofit, CARF-accredited organization providing a broad range of high quality, community-oriented human services to 25,000 children, adolescents, adults, and families each year. The organization is dedicated to promoting, enhancing and protecting the dignity and welfare of people in need. www.chd.org