AboutSprings Health LLC

Springs Health LLC offers a range of psychiatric services in Columbia and the surrounding area. We offer compassion, respect, and privacy to those struggling with emotional, mental, or behavioral health. If you or someone you love is struggling with a mental illness or disorder, our team of caring professionals is here to help guide you back to a state of good mental health. We bring years of experience to helping people just like you overcome all types of mental illness.

Our psychiatric professionals are skilled in diagnosing and treating a range of mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders. We work with people to overcome all levels of depression and anxiety, schizophrenia and other psychotic disorder, bipolar and related disorders, PTSD, and substance abuse disorders. Most people visit us unsure of the root cause of their symptoms or what to do for treatment. Our team will help you discover the source of the problem so we can help you build a path back to yourself and good mental health.

Treatment with us starts with the consultation. During this appointment, we will get to know you and examine the issues you are dealing with. This is also an opportunity for you to get to know us and your treatment options. An informed patient makes the best decisions about their health. Please do not hesitate to ask any questions or let us know if anything is unclear.

There is no one-size-fits-all treatment at Springs Health LLC. We tailor our approach to the needs of each individual. The typical approach to treatment involves a combination of medication and therapy. Mental health disorders are often complicated and require a multifaceted approach. We will keep in close contact with you during treatment and adjust the protocol when needed. Once you are on your way to feeling better, we will provide a thorough follow-up to ensure you are returning to the best version of yourself.

Almost everyone struggles with mental health at some point in their life, and they should not ignore it and hope it will pass. If you or a loved one is suffering, call us today at 410-772-0774. There is help. We are here to listen.

Board Certified General Adult and Addiction Psychiatrist

Chiedozie O. Ojimba, MD/MPH.

Dr. Ojimba is board certified psychiatrist in general adult and addiction psychiatry through the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN). He received his general adult psychiatry residency and addiction psychiatry fellowship training at Interfaith Medical Center, New York and Montefiore-Albert Einstein College of Medicine University Hospital, New York respectively. He attended the University of Wolverhampton in United Kingdom, where he earned his master’s in public health (MPH) degree.

Dr. Ojimba has over 18 years of clinical practice experience since his graduation from medical school. He had worked as an internal medicine and emergency room physician in United Kingdom for close to a decade prior to starting his psychiatry residency program in the USA. He also worked as public health specialist both in the United Kingdom and USA. He was the chief resident during his residency training and has mentored several medical students and residents in different specialties. He has published several peer reviewed articles and case reports in psychiatry and addiction. Dr. Ojimba belongs to various professional organizations: American Medical Association (AMA), American Psychiatry Association (APA), American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP) and American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) and American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology (ASCP). He is also an APA scholar. Dr. Ojimba is a University of Yale REACH (Recognizing and Eliminating Disparities in Addiction through Culturally informed Healthcare) scholar where he was trained in the skills of treating patients with mental illness and addictions in a culturally informed care.

He enjoys the synergy and interwoven connection between internal medicine, psychiatry, addiction, and public health and approaches therapeutic treatments of his patients from that lens of holistic perspective. He uses a non-judgmental and compassionate approach recognizing the unique needs of each individual. Dr. Ojimba utilizes in his practice an evidence-based medicine, applying the most current neuroscience, clinical and research results to achieving the best possible outcome for his patients. He uses medication management, psychotherapy, motivational interviewing, and other interventional methods in treating his patients.

Dr. Ojimba understands that patients with mental illness and substance use problems are a vulnerable population who have struggled through the stigma of looking for help and must be heard and supported. He uses empathy and understanding in collaborating with patients and their families to achieve agreed treatment plans and goals. He specializes in treating individual of all ages, races, genders, sexual orientation, ethnicities for a wide range of mental health conditions and addiction including but not limited to depression, bipolar disorders, anxiety disorders, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders (PTSD), eating disorders, alcohol, opioid, Tobacco, and other substance use related problem.

Dr. Ojimba believes that self-love starts with taking care of one’s health, especially mental health. The World Health Organization (WHO) defines health as "a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity". He looks forward to helping and working with you to achieve your treatment goals. Dr. Ojimba is committed to helping individuals achieve lasting recovery and improved mental health through an integrated and holistic approach that addresses all aspects of their lives.

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