Larry Shores, MD
With a background in engineering and the Air Force, Dr. Larry Shores is not a typical psychiatrist. Having entered the psychiatric arena later than many of his peers, he nevertheless excels in his professional performance. Dr. Shores attended Medical School at the University of Missouri, then completed residency at the University of Cincinnati, a pediatric internship at the University of Utah and a pediatric fellowship at the University of Colorado Denver.
Dr. Shores believes in developing the talents of new physicians and has provided extensive training to medical students, residents and nurse practitioners. His many years of performing psychiatric evaluations in the Department of Veteran Affairs has given Dr. Shores a deep understanding of the challenges faced by our service members and their families. He has been with Cedar Springs Hospital since 2000.
Clint Gray, MD
Dr. Clint Gray joined the Cedar Springs team in 2011. He completed his residency, child fellowship and forensic fellowship, at University of Arkansas Medical Sciences and stayed to provide services to the general population and specialty care to developmentally delayed and youth with intellectual disabilities.
As one of few in the fields of pediatric and forensic psychology, Dr. Gray often testifies on behalf of his patients’ best interests. He was a forensic examiner for the State Hospital of Arkansas before he moved to Colorado to join the medical staff at Cedar Springs.
R. Nicole Sims, MD
Medical Staff Psychiatrist
Dr. R. Nicole Sims joined Cedar Springs in April 2017. She completed medical school at Indiana University School of Medicine in 2006 where she also did her psychiatric residency at Indiana University School of Medicine. Dr. Sims spent 2010 to 2015 practicing in Indianapolis, Kokomo, Lafayette and Bloomington.
Before becoming a full-time staff psychiatrist at Cedar Springs, she practiced and served as Medical Director of Adult Inpatient and Emergency Services in Lynchburg, Va. from 2015 to 2017. Dr. Sims has expertise in treating adults and providing electroconvulsive therapy.
Rebecca Berghorst, MD
Director of Children’s Programs, Staff Psychiatrist
Dr. Rebecca Berghorst is a board-certified psychiatrist and a board-certified child and adolescent psychiatrist specializing in treating families and children with emotional and behavioral issues. She holds a medical license in Arizona and Colorado, received her medical degree from Oceania University of Medicine and completed her residency at Banner University Medical Center.
Dr. Berghorst completed her child and adolescent fellowship at Maricopa Health Systems. She has worked at Phoenix Children’s Hospital, where she provided modern psychiatric care for children and their families. Dr. Berghorst has been with Cedar Springs since 2016.
David Shapiro, JD, DO
After 25 years as an attorney, Dr. David Shapiro retired from the Shelby County, Tenn. DA’s office and went to medical school at Touro University Nevada. He graduated in 2010. In 2011, he and his family moved to Orlando where he completed an internship in psychiatry at Nova Southeastern University.
After his internship in psychiatry, he moved to Clarion, Pa. and entered the family medicine residency program at Clarion Hospital. He completed another internship in family medicine and completed the residency in 2015.
Dr. Shapiro moved to Colorado Springs in 2016 and served the underprivileged at Peak Vista Health Centers. He has two adult children and two wonderful grandsons. He and his wife have been married for 40 years. They love Colorado Springs and plan to retire there. He has been with Cedar Springs Hospital since January 2018. He takes care of patients’ medical needs during their stay.