Meet Our Providers

Genesis Behavioral Health has a medical staff of psychiatrists, APRNs and nurses to meet the needs of our patients.  With providers specializing in adult services, children’s services and the needs of the elderly, we are able to offer our patients a full complement of mental health care.

Our providers perform psychiatric assessments, prescribe medication when needed, monitor medication and provide information about diagnosis and treatment.  In addition to seeing patients at Genesis’ offices, the Genesis medical team works collaboratively with our community partners to provide mental health care in other settings.  From staffing the Senior Psychiatric Unit at LRGHealthcare to providing services to area nursing homes to consultation with other medical providers, our team is available to offer a multidisciplinary approach to a patient’s overall wellness.

Sadie Irving, APRNKanwardeep Sethi, M.D.Mark Wagner, M.D.Raymond Suarez, M.D.Vladimir Jelnov, M.D.
A pic of Sadie Irving, APRN

Sadie Irving, APRN, is the Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner for Adult Acute and Urgent Care Services and is located at the Medical Office Building of LRGHealthcare.

Sadie Irving, APRN

Education

Sadie graduated from Fairfield University in Connecticut with her Master of Science as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, and became licensed as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse. She also holds an Associate's Degree in Nursing and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology.

Specialization

Sadie is an Air Force Veteran, and has experience working with active duty military members and veterans, having most recently been employed with the United States Air Force on Barksdale Air Force Base in Louisiana as a Mental Health Nurse Practitioner.

Background

Sadie comes to Genesis with eight years of nursing experience. Most recently, Sadie was the Director of Psychological Health for the US Air Force, 2nd Medical Group, Barksdale Air Force Base in Bossier City, Louisiana. In this position, Sadie collaborated with a team of psychiatrists, psychologists, and social workers to provide outpatient mental health services to active duty military members; oversaw a suicide prevention program for 30,000 active duty, reserve, and civilian employees; was Chief of the Traumatic Stress Response Team, providing support and psychological first aid during traumatic incidents; and coordinated outreach activities to provide education and resources to the community. Sadie has experience working with children with serious emotional disturbances and their families,and has served as a clinical nurse on surgical and trauma units in inner-city hospitals before becoming a mental health practitioner.

A pic of Kanwardeep Sethi, M.D.

Dr. Sethi joined the medical staff of Genesis Behavioral Health in August 2014 as an adult psychiatrist. He sees patients in both the Laconia and Plymouth offices.

Kanwardeep Sethi, M.D.

Education

Dr. Sethi earned his medical degree from Mata Gujri Memorial Medical College in Kishanganj, India, where he graduated in the top 5 percentile of his class. He was a general practitioner for several years in India before specializing in psychiatry. Dr. Sethi completed his psychiatric residency at Berkshire Medical Center (a teaching hospital affiliated with the University of Massachusetts Medical School), where he worked in voluntary and involuntary psychiatric units, outpatient clinic, and with patients with psychiatric and substance use disorders.

Specialization

Dr. Sethi specializes in adult psychiatry and is providing care to our adult patients in Laconia and in Plymouth.

Background

Prior to specializing in psychiatry, Dr. Sethi worked as a general practitioner in his native India for several years. He completed his psychiatric residency at Berkshire Medical Center (a teaching hospital affiliated with the University of Massachusetts Medical School), where he worked in voluntary and involuntary psychiatric units, outpatient clinic, and with patients with psychiatric and substance use disorders.

A pic of Mark Wagner, M.D.

Dr. Mark Wagner joined the Genesis Behavioral Health team in 2014, providing psychiatry to children and adolescents in the Laconia and Plymouth offices.

Mark Wagner, M.D.

Education

Dr. Wagner received his Bachelor's Degree from Ohio University. He is a graduate of University of Cincinnati Medical School and completed his psychiatric internship and residency at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. He is Board certified in both general psychiatry and child and adolescent psychiatry.

Specialization

Dr. Wagner specializes in child and adolescent psychiatry.

Background

Dr. Wagner served on the faculty of the Medical University of South Carolina for over 20 years. He has held several administrative appointments, including Chief of the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship Program and director of a youth inpatient program at the Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Wagner coordinated the Child Fellow Seminar Series, Medical Student Youth Psychiatry Rotation, and Psychiatry Compliance at Medical University of South Carolina. He has served as a mobile crisis response volunteer and authored several journal articles and publications.

A pic of Raymond Suarez, M.D.

Dr. Suarez joined the Genesis Behavioral Health team in June of 2013 as the medical provider for the Senior Psychiatric Unit at LRGHealthcare. In 2014, Dr. Suarez assumed the position of Chief of Psychiatry at LRGHealthcare.

Raymond Suarez, M.D.

Education

Dr. Suarez earned a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology at Cornell University and went on to attend Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York. After earning his Medical Degree, Dr. Suarez completed his residency at Montefiore Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry, where he was Chief Resident of Long Term Inpatient Care. He completed a visiting Fellowship in Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation at the New York State Psychiatric Institute at Columbia University in New York.

Specialization

Dr. Suarez is Board Certified in Psychiatry and Neurology. He is also certified in Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation.

Background

Dr. Suarez was the Unit Chief for a 20-bed inpatient psychiatric unit at Stamford Hospital in Stamford, CT prior to arriving at Genesis Behavioral Health. He was the co-leader of a 32-bed inpatient long-term male State Psychiatric Unit as well as a 30-bed inpatient female admission unit at Bronx Psychiatric Center in New York. Dr. Suarez served as Psychiatric Consultant and Supervisor for the Psychology Teaching Clinic at Pace University in New York as well as a Consultant and Lecturer for the Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

A pic of Vladimir Jelnov, M.D.

Dr. Jelnov has extensive clinical experience, as well as expertise in supervision, training and program coordination.

Vladimir Jelnov, M.D.

Education

Dr. Jelnov received his medical degree from Novosibirsk State University in Novosibirsk, Russia. He completed his postdoctoral clinical training at psychiatric institutes in St. Petersburg and Moscow, and completed his residency in psychiatry at Elmhurst Medical Center, Mt. Sinai Medical School in Elmhurst, New York.

Specialization

Dr. Jelnov has extensive clinical experience, as well as expertise in supervision, training and program coordination. He has served as the Attending Psychiatrist in the psychiatric emergency room at Coney Island Hospital in Brooklyn, New York. Prior to joining Genesis Behavioral Health as Medical Director in 2010, he was the Attending Psychiatrist at the inpatient unit of Jersey City Medical Center in New Jersey. Dr. Jelnov is Board certified in psychiatry and neurology.

Background

“On a personal level, the Lakes Region is a beautiful place and my family and I enjoy the many recreational opportunities in the area,” says Dr. Jelnov. “On a professional level, I want to focus on the word community in community mental health. In this system, the patient is an integral part of their treatment. They have more choices. Our work allows us to remove the labels associated with mental illness and help our patients truly be a part of the community they live in.”

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