Curriculum Vitae

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  • Medical Director of two outpatient mental health clinics in Maryland. 
  • Consulting Psychiatrist at Padder Health Services, Laurel, MD
  • Alumnus of MBA Healthcare Management, Johns Hopkins Carey Business School, Baltimore, MD
  • American Board of Addiction Medicine, 2013
  • American Board of Clinical Psychopharmacology, 2012
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 2008
  • DATA 2000 waiver for Buprenorphine by SMHSA
  • Master in Psycho-pharmacologist Certification from Steven Stahl, MD (Neuroscience Education Institute
  • Drexel University/Hahnemann University Hospital Research Fellowship in Cardiovascular Diseases

Multilingual- English, Spanish, Hindi

  • American Association of Geriatric Psychiatry “Stepping Stone Award,” 2007
  • “Chief Resident” Award, Department of Psychiatry, 2006-2007
  • APA/Lilly Chief Residents’ Leadership Program, New York, NY, October 2006
  • “Enhancement of Scholarly Activity” Award, Nassau University Medical Center, June 2006
  • American Psychiatry Association “Mini-Fellow Award,” 2006
  • “Best Abstract Award” on Sudden Death, 7th International Workshop on Cardiac Arrhythmias, Venice, Italy, 2001
  • Health Grades Honor Roll, 2014
  • Top Doctor Award Maryland 2014
  • Top Doctor Award Baltimore 2104.
  • America’s Top Psychiatrist, Consumer Federation of the US, 2010 & 2011
  • Patients’ Choice Award, 2012 & 2013
  • Compassionate Doctor recognition, 2012
  • Author of Organized Wisdom Bipolar 101 & 102, 2012
  • Strathmore’s Who’s Who in America, 2001
  • Marquis Who’s Who in America, 2002
  • Medical Director of two busy outpatient mental health clinics with challenging patient populations
  • Evaluation and treatment of all ages: children, adolescents, adults, geriatrics
  • Evaluation and treatment of dual diagnoses, including buprenorphine and other modalities
  • Experience in emergency psychiatry and correctional mental health
  • Experience in tele-psychiatry
  • M.D. with Honors (Cum Laude)
  • Best Outgoing Graduate in Medicine Class of 1999 Honors in the following subjects of Medicine:
    Anatomy, Anesthesiology, Biostatistics, Emergency Medicine, Experimental Surgery, Genetics, Geriatrics, Human Sexuality and Child Abuse, Infectious Diseases, Legal Medicine, Microbiology, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Nutrition, Obstetrics/Gynecology, Ophthalmology, Parasitology, Pathology, Physical Diagnosis, Physiology, Plastic Surgery, Pnuematology, Preventive Medicine, Thoracic Surgery, Tropical Medicine and Urology
  • 1st Position in 22 Subjects of Medicine
  • 2nd Position in 17 Subjects of Medicine
  • Distinction in Physics and Chemistry (Pre-Medical)
  • Addiction neurobiology and treatment
  • Anger management
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Cardiac side effects of psychotropic
  • Cognitive disorders
  • Depression
  • Diabetes/ Metabolic Syndrome
  • Emotional disorders
  • Genetics of mental disorders
  • Learning & memory
  • Novel psychotropic including triple re-uptake inhibitors and NMDA antagonists
  • Schizophrenia
  • American Association of Geriatric Psychiatry “Stepping Stone Award,” 2007
  • 160th American Psychiatry Association Annual Convention, 2007
  • Sexual Dysfunction Conference, Queenstown, New Zealand, April 2006
  • 159th American Psychiatry Association Annual Convention, 2006
  • 12th World Congress on Cardiac Pacing and Electrophysiology, Hong Kong, February 2003
  • Annual Congress of European Society of Cardiology, Berlin, Germany, September 2002
  • Tran Catheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT), Washington, DC, September 2002
  • 23rd Annual scientific session of the North American Society of Cardiac Pacing and Electrophysiology (NASPE), San Diego, May 2002
  • AHA Asia Pacific Scientific Forum, Hawaii, April 2002
  • 6th World Congress of Echocardiography, New Delhi, India, February 2002
  • New Era Cardiac Care 2002, California, January 2002
  • World Congress of Cardiac Electrophysiology (Cardiostim 2002), French Rivera, France, 2002
  • Seventh Asian Pacific Conference on Cardiac Pacing and Electrophysiology, Beijing, China, October 2001
  • Seventh International Workshop on Cardiac Arrhythmias, Venice, Italy, October 2001
  • Tran-catheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT), Washington, DC, September 2001
  • Annual Scientific Session of the European Working Groups on Pacing and Arrhythmia (Euro pace), Copenhagen, Denmark, June 2001
  • Asian Pacific Congress on Cardiology, Manila, Philippines, October 2001