Dr. Alexandra Spessot
Chief Medical Officer
As Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Alexandra Spessot ensures all medical administrative processes for the company’s mental health locations and telemedicine procedures meet the ever-evolving healthcare standards, as well as provide a continuum of excellent care to the thousands of people Monarch supports.
Dr. Spessot will also be responsible for providing medical leadership at the community and state level. As part of Monarch’s strategic plan, she will help the organization foster positive relationships with local stakeholders, legislators, potential donors, payers and physician groups as it relates to mental health services. She will provide oversight and direction for nearly 50 medical providers at Monarch.
Dr. Spessot has served as the director of psychiatric emergency care at the Durham VA Medical Center in Durham. She is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and is a member of the American Psychiatric Association. She completed her residency training at Duke University Medical Center in General Adult Psychiatry. She earned her medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York, and a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies and Sociology from The Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Md.