Peter Betz, MD

Peter Betz, MD

Medical Director, Geriatric Psychiatric Program

Contact Information: 
CMG Piedmont Psychiatric Center
3300 Rivermont Ave, Barker Cowling Blg 3rd Floor
Lynchburg, VA 24503
Phone: 434.200.5999

Areas of special interest include memory disorders, mood disorders and other psychiatric illness throughout the lifespan.

Peter Betz, M.D., is a board-certified geriatric psychiatrist with the CMG Piedmont Psychiatric Center, where he has practiced since 2001. Dr. Betz was instrumental in initiating and planning Centra's Geriatric Psychiatric Program and now serves as its medical director - the 12-bed inpatient acute unit opened in 2012.

He also consults with nursing homes and assisted living facilities throughout the region. He is a sought-after speaker for his knowledge and expertise of mental health conditions in the older population. 

Certifications: 
Psychiatry
Geriatric Psychiatry

Where I Provide Service

Where I Provide Service
Where I Provide Service

Geriatric Psychiatric Unit
3300 Rivermont Avenue
Lynchburg, VA  24503
434.200.4444 (referrals)


Piedmont Psychiatric Center
3300 Rivermont Avenue
Lynchburg, VA  24503
434.200.5999 (for appointments or referrals)

 

Education & Training

Education & Training
Education & Training
  • MD, Medical College of Georgia, 1996
  • General psychiatry residency, Johns Hopkins Hospital, 2000
  • Geriatric psychiatry fellowship, Johns Hopkins Hospital, 2001