Meet Our Staff
Dr. Matthew Obim Okeke MD.
He has been practicing psychiatry for over 20 years and has established a loyal patient-following from all over the Las Vegas Metro Area, including numerous pediatric patients. This is a safe place where You receive the time and attention you
deserve, while receiving the highest level of personal care. His staff are friendly and welcoming. Dr. Okeke is board certified in psychiatry and neurology. He graduated from medical school from the University of Ibadan in Nigeria. He then completed a psychiatry internship and residency at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA. From there he completed another psychiatry residency at the University of Nevada in Reno, NV.
Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Nathan Kroegel graduated from the University of Cincinnati and is a board certified mental health nurse practitioner, serving patients aged 18 and up. Prior to working with Grand Desert Psychiatric Services in Las Vegas, NV, he served as a Captain in the United States Air Force, where he provided psychiatric services and supervised the alcohol and drug abuse treatment program. Prior to his honorable discharge in 2016, he received a commendation mental for his dedication and resourcefulness. Having been described as personable and caring, he takes
pride in working with patients and other treatment providers in making sure his patients’ needs and concerns are addressed.
Marlon Leon Blanks
I am the clinical supervisor for Grand Desert Psychiatric since October 2016. I earned both my bachelor and master’s degree from Eastern Michigan University. I am originally from Detroit, Michigan and moved to Las Vegas Nevada in November 2015. I have 16 years of experience as a mental health and substance abuse clinician. I specialize working with men, women, and children challenged with Major Depressive Disorder, Bipolar Disorder, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder, Generalize Anxiety Disorder, Agoraphobia, Chemical Dependency etc. I provide individual, group, and couples counseling.
I have been a part of this wonderful team for 2 years. My number one priority is patient care and satisfaction in our services that we provide. I am always available for any questions, concerns and
My major focus is making sure clients’ needs are met and the business is running smoothly. I have over 17 years’ vast experience in Business Management, forecasting and Project Management with an M.B.A in Marketing.
Therapist and I.O.P. coordinator.
I.O.P. offers one of the most comprehensive specialty programs available for children and teens that need psychiatric and psychological services. Our program offers group therapy, individual therapy and parent and family therapy. For children, adults and teens, participation in the program will depend on individual needs.