Meet the Team at Austin Oaks Hospital

Our Physicians

Mohammad Khan
MD, Executive Medical Director, Service Director for Adolescent PHP, Adolescent IOP and Child Inpatient Units

  • Joined Austin Oaks Hospital in July 2014
  • June 2009 – Residency in Psychiatry, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX
  • July 1996 – MBBS, Quaid-E-Azam Medical College, Punjab, Pakistan
  • June 1993 – BS, Islamia University, Punjab, Pakistan
  • Board Certifications:
    • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in Psychiatry, 2013
    • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2016

Nichelle Haynes
DO, Psychiatrist for Adult and Adolescent Units

  • Joined Austin Oaks Hospital in October 2018
  • June 2018 – Residency in Psychiatry, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX
  • May 2014 – DO, University of North Texas Health Science Center, Fort Worth, TX
  • May 2010 – BS in Psychology, Baylor University, Waco, TX

Kristen Starzynski
PMHNP-BC, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner for Adult, and Adolescent Units

  • Joined Austin Oaks Hospital in October 2018
  • May 2017 – MSN, University of Texas, Austin, TX
  • December 2006 – BA in Sociology, University of Texas, Austin, TX
  • Board Certifications:
    • American Nurses Credentialing Center, Certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, July 2017

Shiva Lam
MD, Service Director, Latency PHP

  • Joined Austin Oaks Hospital in December 2016
  • June 1998 – Residency in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Austin State Hospital, Austin, TX
  • June 1998 – Residency in Psychiatry, Austin State Hospital, Austin, TX
  • June 1986 – MD, Ghandi Medical College, Secunderabad, India
  • Board Certifications:
    • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in Psychiatry, 2013

Our Leadership & Staff

  • Steve Kelly, Chief Executive Officer
  • Meg Haden, Chief Operating Officer
  • Kim Maus, Chief Nursing Officer / Director of Nursing
  • Molly Wang, Director of Clinical Services
  • Susan Bednar-Haynes, Director of Expressive Therapy & Patient Advocate
  • Darla Absher, Director of Admissions
  • Lena Laxton, Director of Risk Management
  • Angelica Reyes, Director of Business Development
  • Samantha Costello, Director of Medical Records
  • Colleen Lewis, Director of Human Resources
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Always Here to Help

We’re available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to provide a no-cost mental health assessment for you or your loved one. Call us at 512-440-4800, send us a message or visit our facility to get started. In the case of a medical emergency or crisis, please dial 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.