Medical School
Baroda Medical College (1980)
S.S. General Hospital (1981), Psychiatry
University General Hospital (1985), Psychiatry
Henry Ford Hospital (1990), Psychiatry
UT Southwestern Medical Center (1993), Psychiatry

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interest

  • Psychiatry
  • Research Interest

    • Evidence based psychopharmacology and treatment algorithms in Mood Disorders
    • Functional Brain Imaging in Major Depressive and Obsessive Compulsive Disorders
    • Neurobiology and Psychopharmacology of Depression and Bipolar Disorder


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    Honors & Awards

    • Outstanding Academician Award
      Indo American Psychiatric Association (IAPA) (2005)
    • Honorary International Advisory Member
      The Chinese Pharmacology Algorithm Project (2002)
    • Psychiatric Excellence Award
      Texas Society of Psychiatric Physicians (TSPP) (2002)
    • Gerald L. Klerman Young Investigator Award
      National Depressive and Manic-Depressive Association Scientific Advisory Board (2000)
    • Depression Specific Content Expert, Evidence Based Report Center (San Antonio)
      Agency for Health Care Policy and Research , U.S. Dept of Health and Human Services (1997)

    Professional Associations/Affiliations

    • ACNP American College of Neuropsychopharmacology
    • American Psychiatric Association
    • Texas Indo-American Physicians Society
    • Texas Medical Association
    • Texas Society of Psychiatric Physicians