Opal proudly announces the arrival of psychiatrist, Dr. Bertand Wicholas!
Dr. Bertrand Wicholas, MD, will join the Opal team the first week of September. We are thrilled to have such an experienced, talented, and compassionate psychiatrist on board!
Dr. Wicholas has been treating adolescents and adults with eating disorders since 2004. He has worked as an eating disorder psychiatrist in academic medical centers in three different countries: USA, Canada, and New Zealand. Prior to joining Opal, Dr. Wicholas worked for over three years at the Provincial Eating Disorders Program at BC Children’s Hospital in Vancouver, BC where he treated children and adolescents with the most severe eating disorders in the Province. He also held an academic appointment at the University of British Columbia.
Dr. Wicholas graduated with honors from Cornell University and received his medical degree from Yale University. He completed his psychiatry residency at the University of Washington in Seattle, where he was awarded the graduation prize for “Clinical Excellence.” Dr. Wicholas is board-certified in general psychiatry by both the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Canada.
In addition to providing psychiatric services at Opal, Dr. Wicholas has a private psychiatric practice in Seattle and will have a clinical faculty appointment at the University of Washington, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.