McKinley Sledge, PMHNP*, is a Nurse Practitioner at Silver Lake. He is responsible for psychiatric evaluation and assessment, medication management and prescribes medication for clients at the clinic. He has 27 years of psychiatric experience with the Office of Mental Health at South Beach. For the past 6 years, he has also been a psychiatric nurse practitioner with the US Navy Reserve. McKinley joined Silver Lake in August 2017.
Born and raised in Brooklyn, McKinley comes from a small family with big ambitions in higher education. He has a Bachelor's degree in Human Services from Metropolitan College, a Master's degree in Social Work from Adelphi University and a Master's from the Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner program at Hunter College, CUNY.
*Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner