Dr. Shubha M Phansalkar MD
Psychiatrist | Psychiatry54 Butler Street Cos Cob CT, 06807
Dr. Shubha Phansalkar is a psychiatrist practicing in Cos Cob, CT. Dr. Phansalkar is a medical doctor specializing in the care of mental health patients. As a psychiatrist, Dr. Phansalkar diagnoses and treats mental illnesses. Dr. Phansalkar may treat patients through a variety of methods including medications, psychotherapy or talk therapy, psychosocial interventions and more, depending on each individual case. Different medications that a psychiatrist might prescribe include antidepressants, antipsychotic mediations, mood stabilizers, stimulants, sedatives and hypnotics. Dr. Phansalkar treats conditions like depression, anxiety, OCD, eating disorders, bipolar disorders, personality disorders, insomnia, ADD and other mental illnesses.
Education and Training
Seth G S Med College University Of Mumbai Mumbai Maharashtra India 1972
Grant Government Medical College 1974
Psychiatry and NeurologyAmerican Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyABPN
- Ny & Presby H-Westchester Div, Child & Adolescent Psychiatry; Ny & Presby H-Westchester Div, Psychiatry
- New York Presbyterian Hospital Program
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