• EDUCATION
    • Internship - Government General Hospital, Kakinada, India (January 1984 - December 1984)
    • MBBS - Rangaraya Medical College, Kakinada, India (1978 - 1983)
    • Certification- ECFMG (Indefinite Validation) (1993)
    • Residency in General Psychiatry - Meharry Medical College, Nashville TN (1994 - 1998)
    • Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship - University of Maryland, Baltimore Maryland (1998-1999)
    • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology General Adult Psychiatry – Recertified December 2019 Geriatric Psychiatry December 2012
  • PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS
    • American Psychiatric Association (APA)
    • American Medical Association (AMA)
    • American Association of Geriatric Psychiatry (AAGP)
  • PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
      • Director, Admissions and Psychiatric Services - Rolling Hills Hospital, Franklin, TN August 2018 - Current
      • Staff Psychiatrist- Rolling Hills Hospital, Franklin, TN September 2013 - Current
      • Staff Psychiatrist - May 2012 – August 2018

    Geriatric Extended Care. VA-TVHS. Murfreesboro-TN
    Management of Psychiatric and behavioral issues in the Elderly
    Dementia Care in 12 bed unit
    Dementia Clinic- Evaluation and care planning for Dementia Dx

    • Emergency Room Psychiatrist - Aug. 2011 - May 2012
      VA-North Texas- Dallas TX
      Emergency room Evaluation of Veterans
      Evaluation of Veterans in Access- Veterans’ initial presentation to VA
    • Staff Psychiatrist - June 2007 - Aug. 2011
    • Geriatric Extended Care. VA-TVHS. Murfreesboro-TN
      Management of Psychiatric and behavioral issues in the Elderly- 30 bed unit
      Management of Psychiatric issues in Adult SPMI Veterans- 12 bed unit
      Involved in the teaching of staff with management of psychiatric issues
      Teaching of Internal Medicine residents from Meharry Medical College
      As Chairman of Dementia Committee TVHS- Started Dementia Clinic- Trial Jan ‘11
    • Private Practice - June 2003 – Aug. 2011
    • 528 North University Street, Murfreesboro TN
      Treating all ages aged 10 and up- Focus on Geriatrics
    • Staff Psychiatrist - August 2003 - February 2004
    • Psychiatry, VA-TVHS Murfreesboro TN
      Inpatient Psychiatry- Management Acute Psychiatrically ill Veterans
      Involved in training Psychiatry residents and Teaching medical students
    • Asst. Professor - July 1999 - March 2003
    • Vanderbilt University- Dept. of Psychiatry. Nashville TN
      Involved in training Psychiatry residents and Teaching Medical students
    • Staff Psychiatrist - July 1999 - June 2003
    • Middle Tenn. Mental Health Institute Nashville TN
      Management of Acute Inpatient Psychiatric Unit with the Treatment Team
    • Medical Officer - Holberton Hospital. St. Johns. Antigua (1989 - 1993)
    • Emergency Room Physician - St. George’s Hospital. St. Georges. Grenada (1998 - 1999)
    • Private Practice - Kakinada, India (1995 - 1998)