William Arnold MD
Dr. William Arnold is an adult and geriatric psychiatrist who has served as the medical director of the Geriatric Behavioral Health Center at Community Westview Hospital since 1998. Dr. Arnold is a native Hoosier, having grown up in Logansport, IN. He is a graduate of Butler University and Indiana University School of Medicine. He completed a United States Air Force affiliated psychiatry residency program at Wright State University School of Medicine in Dayton, Ohio.
Following residency, Dr. Arnold completed his military commitment on faculty at Wright Patterson Air Force base and with Wright State University. While there, Dr. Arnold became board certified in General Psychiatry and in Geriatric Psychiatry. Dr. Arnold returned to Indianapolis in 1994, joining Indianapolis Psychiatric Associates and the faculty of the department of Psychiatry at Indiana University School of Medicine where he directed the Consultation Liaison Psychiatry service at University Hospital.
In 2001, Dr. Arnold left Indiana Psychiatric Associates to concentrate his practice solely on the geriatric population. He co-founded Indiana Geriatric Associates which now manages two other inpatient geriatric psychiatry programs in addition to the Community Westview Behavioral Health Center. Additionally, the group provides consultation to over 30 assisted living and extended care facilities in Central Indiana.
Dr. Arnold is passionate about the care of Alzheimer’s patients and their families having lost his parents to this disease. He and his wife, Julie, have three boys who he enjoys coaching in various sports. He and his wife have also been involved in founding and supporting Brebeuf, Carmel and Indianapolis area Young Life Programs.