Provides Opinion & Testimony In:
Psychiatry Psychiatrist Pediatric Mood Disorders, Pediatric Anxiety Disorders, Child, Adolescent, Forensic Medicine, Forensic Examiners, Neuro Psychiatric Conditions, Behavioral Conditions,
Expert Witness No.533
Education and Training
1979 – 1986 Agra University, S.N. Medical College, Agra, India, Bachelor of Medicine (M.B.) and Bachelor of Surgery (B.S.)
1966 – 1979 St. Peter’s College, Agra, India, Indian School Certificate (I.S.C.) and Indian Council of Secondary Education (I.C.S.E.)
1987 – 1988 Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI, House Officer (Intern), Pediatrics
1988 – 1990 University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI, Fellow in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
1990 – 1991 University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI, House Officer, General Psychiatry
1991 – 1992 Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA, House Officer, General Psychiatry
Board Certification and Licensure
Diplomate, American Board of Forensic Medicine
Diplomate, American Board of Forensic Examiners
1991 – present Private Practice. Founder and Medical Director, California Institute of Behavioral Sciences (CIBS) Palo Alto, CA. Involved in the evaluation and treatment of children, adolescents, adults with various neuro-psychiatric and behavioral conditions (including geriatric population).
1992 – 1993 Associate Medical Director, Comprehensive Pediatric Care Unit (formerly the Roth Psychosomatic Unit) at Lucile Salter Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford. Responsible for the day to day functioning of the ward, attending duties on hospitalized patients with various emotional problems, liaison to nursing administration, screening of admissions and backup call.
Director, Pediatric Mood and Anxiety Disorders Clinic at Stanford. Started the above clinic, which provided evaluations and treatment for children & adolescents with mood anxiety disorders.
Clinical Instructor, Stanford University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford, CA.
1991 – 1992 Involved in a combination of adult outpatient and inpatient psychiatric evaluation and treatment, at Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA
1989 – 1991 Psychiatric Consultant (part-time), Methodist Children’s Home, a long term residential treatment center for emotionally disturbed children, Detroit, MI. Also supervised clinical staff.
1989 – 1991 Psychiatric Consultant (part-time), Community Mental Health Services of Monroe, Gennessee and Wayne Counties, Michigan. Involved in the evaluation and treatment of children and adolescents in outpatient clinics and day hospital programs. Supervised clinical staff on an individual basis and as a part of a multidisciplinary team.
1990 – 1991 Worked on acute inpatient adult psychiatry units at the University and V.A. hospitals at the University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor. Also worked at adult psychiatric outpatient clinic and emergency room, neurology inpatient and substance abuse units. Was also involved in teaching medical students.
1989 – 1990 Worked on the Psychiatry Consultation Liaison Team. Was involved in the psychiatric evaluation and treatment of children and adolescents at Mott Children’s Hospital at University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI. In the outpatient program was involved in the evaluation and treatment of children and adolescents with a multitude of emotional, psychiatric and neurological problems.
1989 Involved in the evaluation and treatment of children 12 to 18 years old, with a multitude of emotional and psychiatric problems, e.g., depression, psychosis, anxiety disorders, substance abuse, family problems, conduct disorders, personality disorders, schizoaffective disorders, manic depressive disorders, etc., and provided individual psychotherapy, family therapy, group therapy, and psychopharmacological interventions. Conducted “safe groups” for physically, emotionally and sexually abused adolescents. Also, worked at the Children’s Diagnostic and Research Unit. Involved in the evaluation and treatment of children 3 to 12 years old, with a multitude of emotional disorders, e.g., oppositional defiant disorder, depression, attention deficit hyperactive disorder, psychotic disorders, mental retardation and other mixed diagnosis. Also worked in the outpatient department. Responsibilities included evaluation and treatment of children and adolescents with various emotional and behavioral problems.
1987 – 1988 House Officer (intern), Pediatrics, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI
American Psychiatric Association
Northern California Psychiatric Society
Public Information Committee, Northern California Psychiatric Society
American College of Forensic Examiners
CII.A.D.D. of Mid-Peninsula, Palo Alto, CA
Alliance of Mental Health Services, Michigan
American Association for the Advancement of Science
Henry Ford Hospital Medical Association
American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin
M.S. Publishers Association, Corta Madera, CA