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(601) 790-9551
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Meet the Providers

Dr. Aamir Raza, MD

Dr. Raza graduated from Dow Medical College in Karachi, Pakistan, in 1989. He was accepted at Washington University School of Medicine in 1993 for his psychiatry residency. After completing this residency in 1997 he joined a private practice in general psychiatry in Ridgeland, Mississippi. Since then he has been affiliated with Central Mississippi Medical Center where he served as medical director for psychiatric services from 1999 to 2013. He also served as medical director of the geriatric psychiatry program at Crossgates River Oaks Hospital. He now practices inpatient psychiatry at Brentwood Behavioral Health and also serves there as the medical director of the Compass Intensive Outpatient Program. He enjoys taking care of patients of all ages with all psychiatric disorders. He currently sees children, adolescents, adults, and seniors with psychiatric disorders that include attention deficit disorder, major depressive disorders, anxiety disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorders, Alzheimer’s Dementia, bipolar disorders, and psychotic disorders. He also treats addiction disorders including treatment for opioid dependence. Please call to make an appointment.

Danny Vining, PMH-NP
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner

Danny graduated nursing school at University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, in 1996. He obtained his Masters degree in Nursing as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner in 2009 from the University of Southern Mississippi. Since 1999 he has held a variety of roles on general psychiatry, geriatric psychiatry, and dual diagnosis-addiction disorders units. Prior to becoming a nurse practitioner Danny served as Nurse Manager for Behavioral Health Services at Central Mississippi Medical Center. Danny is board certified as a psychiatric nurse practitioner by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. He has practiced in a general psychiatry practice with Dr. Raza since 2010. He enjoys working with adolescents, adults, and seniors with a variety of psychiatric disorders including attention deficit disorders, depressive disorders, anxiety disorders, bipolar disorders, psychotic disorders, and substance use disorders. Danny is currently completing his PhD at the University of Mississippi Medical Center School of Nursing in Jackson, Mississippi. We look forward to serving your mental healthcare needs. Please call to make an appointment.

Steven Stafford, MS, LPC
Licensed Professional Counselor

Steven is a 1998 (BS) and 2001 (MS) graduate of Mississippi College.  Steven received his Master's in Counseling Psychology in 2001.  He became a Licensed Professional Counselor in November of 2002.  Steven is also a Board Approved Supervisor through the Mississippi Board of Examiners for Licensed Professional Counselors.  Steven has worked in a variety of mental health settings that include inpatient acute psychiatric care, residential psychiatric care, community mental health, Intensive Outpatient  Programs, Day Treatment Programs, Intake and Assessment, Chemical Dependency, and Private Practice.  Steven serves as the President of the Mississippi Licensed Professional Counselors Association. 

Contact Information

Dr. Aamir Raza MD
Danny Vining PMH-NP
Steven Stafford, LPC
Billy Fox, PhD
Jackson Neuroscience Center

207 W. Jackson St. Suite 1
Ridgeland, MS 39157

Phone: 601-790-9551
Fax: 601-790-9553

Business Hours:
Monday-Thursday 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Friday 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.

New appointments available.

We accept insurances including Medicare and Medicaid.


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