Acadia Welcomes New Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Dr. Sibel Algon
Hospital’s Youth Services Offers Easy Access and Comprehensive Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Treatment
Bangor, ME – The Acadia Hospital is pleased to announce the hiring of Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist Sibel Algon, MD. She will be joining Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist Eric Kuntz, MD in working with children and teens on the hospital’s inpatient units. Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists Jessica Manaker, MD and Julie Balaban, MD see youth patients in Acadia’s outpatient programs.
“Dr. Algon exhibits tremendous enthusiasm and energy that I am sure she will be well liked by her patients. I am pleased to have someone of her caliber join our team,” commented Acadia Chief Medical Officer Anthony T. Ng, MD FAPA.
Dr. Algon earned her medical degree from Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, and completed a psychiatry residency at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Most recently she received her fellowship training at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, where she served as Chief Resident of Research. She is now board eligible as a practicing psychiatrist.
“I'm thrilled to be in Maine and working at Acadia Hospital. I love my career; providing the best patient care available is my motivation and helping patients get better is the greatest reward,” observed Dr. Algon.
The Acadia Hospital offers rapid access to a wide array of mental health and substance abuse services for children and teens. These include evaluation services, medication management, therapy, day treatment and inpatient services.
Acadia takes referrals twenty-four hours per day, seven days a week. All referrals get immediate attention for triage and referral to the appropriate program for screening/intake. To access youth services at Acadia Hospital please call: 973-6100 or 1-800-640-1211.