Increased Precautions We're Taking in Response to COVID-19

LAST UPDATED ON 03/15/2021

As updates on the impact of the coronavirus continue to be released, we want to take a moment to inform you of the heightened preventative measures we have put in place at TrustPoint Hospital to keep our patients, their families, and our employees safe. All efforts are guided by and in adherence to the recommendations distributed by the CDC.

Please note that for the safety of our patients, their families, and our staff, there are certain restrictions in place regarding on-site visitation at TrustPoint Hospital.

  • These restrictions have been implemented in compliance with updated corporate and state regulations to further reduce the risks associated with COVID-19.
  • Options for telehealth visitation are continuously evaluated so that our patients can remain connected to their loved ones.
  • Alternate methods of communication for other services may be offered when deemed clinically appropriate.

For specific information regarding these changes and limitations, please contact us directly.

CDC updates are consistently monitored to ensure that all guidance followed is based on the latest information released.

  • All staff receives ongoing infection prevention and control training.
  • Thorough disinfection and hygiene guidance is provided.
  • Patient care supplies such as masks and hand sanitizer are monitored and utilized.
  • Temperature and symptom screening protocols are in place for all patients and staff.
  • Social distancing strategies have been implemented to ensure that patients and staff maintain proper distance from one another at all times.
  • Cleaning service contracts have been reviewed for additional support.
  • Personal protective equipment items are routinely checked to ensure proper and secure storage.
  • CDC informational posters are on display to provide important reminders on proper infection prevention procedures.

The safety of our patients, their families, and our employees is our top priority, and we will remain steadfast in our efforts to reduce any risk associated with COVID-19.

The CDC has provided a list of easy tips that can help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue and then immediately dispose of the tissue.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
  • Clean and disinfect objects and surfaces that are frequently touched.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Stay home when you are sick, except to get medical care.

For detailed information on COVID-19, please visit

Meet the Staff at TrustPoint Hospital

Meet the caring, compassionate staff of TrustPoint Hospital.

Executive Team

  • Beth Goodner, LCSW, MBA - Chief Executive Officer
  • Andrew Pierce, MD - Chief Medical Officer
  • Benny L. Lucas, BSN, RN, MHA, NEA-BC - Chief Nursing Officer

Medical Staff

  • Anthony Efobi, MD - Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Deka Efobi, MD - Neurology and Rehabilitative Medicine
  • Chad Elkin, MD - Internal Medicine, Addiction Medicine
  • Alexander Badru, MD - Internal Medicine
  • Fredrick Anikwe, FNP - Internal Medicine
  • Laquita Sandman, FNP - Internal Medicine
  • Kimberly Vernier, FNP - Internal Medicine
  • Anand Patel, MD - Psychiatry
  • Jon Draud, MD - Psychiatry
  • George Mathews, MD - Psychiatry
  • Ahmed Farooque, MD - Psychiatry
  • Pranahitha Reddy, MD - Psychiatry
  • Ravi Singh, MD - Psychiatry
  • Shipra Putatunda, MD - Psychiatry
  • David Welbourn, PA - Psychiatry
  • Jennifer Moon, PMHNP - Psychiatry
  • Lori Watson, PMHNP - Psychiatry

ClearPath Staff

  • Anand Patel, M.D. - Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Andrew Pierce, M.D. - Medical Director
  • Angela Bolinger, PMHNP - Psychiatry
  • Brandy Dean - LPN Clinic Practice Manager

I was a patient at TrustPoint Hospital and while I was there I noticed that I spoke to medical professionals about my condition on a regular basis because they made themselves available to me regularly. The staff truly advocate for the improvement of your mental state by designing the care to fit your needs.

– a former resident
Marks of Quality Care
  • Alzheimer's Association
  • Better Business Bureau (BBB)
  • The Joint Commission (JCAHO) Gold Seal of Approval

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