Dr. Beheshti joined TaraVista as the Chief Medical Officer in April 2020 and, in 2021, her role expanded to include oversight of MiraVista. She supervises all psychiatry physicians, nurse practitioners, attendings, and oversees medical student, residency and nurse practitioner training in our health system.
Dr. Beheshti’s commitment to patient-centered care is evident in her leadership in creating programs that prioritize patient-first approaches to care. She collaborates closely with other directors to ensure interdisciplinary partnerships in the delivery of care and inspires the staff to uphold our corporate “Vista” Values. Under her leadership, TaraVista and MiraVista have attracted and retained exceptional clinicians, which has been instrumental in establishing the health system as regional centers of excellence serving over 10,000 patients of all ages annually throughout Massachusetts.
Prior to joining TaraVista, Dr. Beheshti worked at the University of Massachusetts, Department of Psychiatry for nearly 10 years where she held various leadership positions including Chief of Clinical Services for the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Department Quality Officer, Medical Director of the Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Emergency Mental Health and Consultation/Liaison Services, as well as the Department’s Physician and Staff Engagement Champion. Dr. Beheshti received her medical degree from the University of Minnesota Medical School. She is Board Certified in both General Psychiatry and Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. She did her general psychiatry training in Minnesota and her child and adolescent sub-specialty training at Children’s Hospital Boston, where in both programs she served as Chief Resident during her last year of training.