Rogers Behavioral Health

Medical Staff Directory


As one of the largest multi-specialty behavioral health practices in the U.S., our patients have a care team committed to their individual road to success.

Our team is backed by strong medical and clinical leadership in a private, non-academic setting. More than 75 board-certified psychiatrists and 40 psychologists, are part of a medical staff of nearly 150 who are specialists in mental health and addiction who work as a team and partner with a premier multidisciplinary group of behavioral specialists, nurses, therapists, and dietitians.

Christopher Takala, DO

Medical Director, Brown Deer and Child and Adolescent Services, Psychiatrist

Christopher Takala, DO, is a board-certified psychiatrist who serves as the medical director of Rogers' Brown Deer campus as well as the medical director of Child and Adolescent services. Prior to his current role, Dr. Takala also worked at the West Allis location as a psychiatrist in child and adolescent and adult inpatient care.

Dr. Takala received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville and earned his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from Midwestern University. He completed his adult psychiatry residency at the Mayo Clinic, where he also completed his child and adolescent psychiatry fellowship. Dr. Takala is also clinical assistant professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin.

He is a member of the American Psychiatric Association, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and Academy of Consult-Liaison Psychiatry. Dr. Takala serves as the treasurer of the Wisconsin Council of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

Staff Directory

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