Tina Walch, MD

Tina Walch, MD

Medical Director
South Oaks Hospital

Assistant Professor
Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Tina Walch, MD, is responsible for the quality and organization of care at South Oaks Hospital. As medical director, a role she has assumed since 2013, she provides clinical and administrative leadership for all behavioral health programs. 

Dr. Walch is board certified and has more than 25 years of experience in treating behavioral health disorders. She joined Northwell Health in 1994 and held numerous positions at Zucker Hillside Hospital, including division director of ambulatory care services and most recently director of perinatal psychiatry.  

Dr. Walch is a member of Alpha Omega Alpha, the national medical honor society, and is currently an assistant professor at the Zucker School of Medicine. She is an active member of the Steering Committee for the Katz Institute for Women’s Health and she has a longstanding interest in the behavioral health needs of women. In 2014, she received Northwell’s Tita Monti Award for Outstanding Community Education.

Dr. Walch earned a bachelor’s in biology from Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts, and a master’s in public health in infectious disease epidemiology from Yale. She completed her doctorate at Michigan State University and her residency training at the University of New Mexico where she served as chief resident.

Prior to Zucker Hillside, Dr. Walch was on faculty in the University of New Mexico’s Department of Psychiatry as an attending psychiatrist and the associate residency training director.