Dr. Monica Dhingra, MD, Psychiatrist
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Dr. Monica Dhingra, MD

Psychiatrist | Psychiatry

230 E Ridgewood Ave Paramus NJ, 07652

About

Dr. Monica Dhingra is a psychiatrist practicing in Paramus, NJ. Dr. Dhingra is a medical doctor specializing in the care of mental health patients. As a psychiatrist, Dr. Dhingra diagnoses and treats mental illnesses. Dr. Dhingra 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. Dhingra treats conditions like depression, anxiety, OCD, eating disorders, bipolar disorders, personality disorders, insomnia, ADD and other mental illnesses.

Education and Training

Lady Hardinge Medical College in India Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery degree 1994

Lady Hardinge Medical College MD

Board Certification

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN)

Psychiatry and NeurologyAmerican Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyABPN

Provider Details

Female English, Hindi

Awards

  • Patients’ Choice Award (2012, 2016, 2018) Year  
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012, 2016, 2018) Year  
  • On-Time Doctor Award (2016, 2018) Year  

Professional Memberships

  • American Psychiatric Association  
  • New Jersey Psychiatric Association  

Fellowships

  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine Geriatric Psychiatry  2004

Dr. Monica Dhingra, MD's Practice location

230 E Ridgewood Ave -
Paramus, NJ 07652
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New patients: 201-967-4000, 201-967-4000
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301 Sicomac Ave Bldg 2 -
Wyckoff, NJ 07481
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Get to know Psychiatrist Dr. Monica Dhingra, who serves patients in Paramus, New Jersey.

Dr. Dhingra is a trusted psychiatrist appointed Director of the Psychiatric Residency Training Program at Bergen New Bridge Medical Center in Paramus, New Jersey.

Recognized as one of the largest and most well respected programs in the area, it is designed to give the residents clinical experience in adult, geriatric, addiction, and child psychiatry as well as to provide sound theoretical and clinical training and to establish a foundation for future specialization. The educational philosophy of the Psychiatric Residency Training Program is eclectic with a variety of diagnostic and treatment approaches. The interdisciplinary nature of the clinical department introduces the trainees to a wide range of well-grounded theories and therapies. The residents, under the guidance and supervision of experienced faculty, gain a broad clinical expertise in the care and treatment of a diversified patient population.

After earning her Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery degree from Lady Hardinge Medical College in India in 1994, Dr. Dhingra relocated to the United States to further her education. She performed her residency in psychiatry at Bergen Regional Medical Center in 2003, followed by her fellowship in geriatric psychiatry at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 2004.

Subsequent to her education, the doctor attained board certification in psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN). The ABPN is a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to promoting high quality patient care for the public through the initial and continuing certification of psychiatrists and neurologists.  

A member of the American Psychiatric Association and the New Jersey Psychiatric Association, Dr. Dhingra also serves as a board-certified adult and geriatric psychiatrist at Christian Health Care Center in Wyckoff and Wayne, New Jersey.

Psychiatry is the medical specialty devoted to the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of mental disorders. These include various maladaptations related to mood, behavior, cognition, and perceptions. Psychiatrists evaluate, diagnose, and treat patients with mental, emotional, and behavioral disorders. They conduct thorough psychiatric evaluations, develop treatment plans, prescribe medication, and evaluate treatment results.

Among her numerous accolades, Dr. Dhingra is the recipient of Patients’ Choice Award (2012, 2016, 2018), Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012, 2016, 2018), and On-Time Doctor Award (2016, 2018).

She is fluent in both English and Hindi.

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