Meet our Team

Our Psychiatrist / Addictionologist

Dr. Muhannad Kassawat

Psychiatrist/Addictionologist/Medical Director
Dr. Muhannad Kassawat is a Psychiatrist and Addictionologist certified with the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, as well as with the American Board of Addiction Medicine.  He received his medical degree from the Superior Institute of Medical Sciences in Havana, Cuba in 1992. He then went on to earn his master’s degree in biology from Youngstown State University in 2001, as well as his Ph.D. in cellular and molecular biology from Kent State University in 2006.  Since that time, Dr. Kassawat has served as Medical Director for The United States Air Force Base in Eglin, Florida, Medical Director for Trumbull Memorial Hospital in Warren, Ohio, as well as Chief of Psychiatry for Mercy Health-St. Elizabeth Hospital in Youngstown, Ohio. 
Dr. Kassawat then founded The Serenity Center of Youngstown, LLC, in 2015, where he serves as Owner and Medical Director. Under his guidance, The Serenity Center has grown into a
successful 3-location practice where children, adolescents, and adults are treated for a wide variety of presenting mental health and substance abuse problems.  In 2020, Dr. Kassawat’s passion for quality mental health and addiction practices inspired him to found Florida Psychiatric Services, where he devotes his professional efforts to providing the highest level of care.  Dr. Kassawat is also currently on staff at Port St. Lucie Hospital in Port St. Lucie, Florida, and The Vines Hospital in Ocala, Florida providing adult inpatient psychiatric treatment.

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