Dr. Dr. Balwant Nagra, MD, Psychiatrist
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Dr. Dr. Balwant Nagra, MD

Adolescent Psychiatrist | Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

4/5(21)
462 Grider Street Buffalo New York, 14215
Rating

4/5

About

Dr. Balwant Nagra practices Child & Adolescent Psychiatry in Buffalo, New York. Dr. Nagra evaluates patients throughout childhood and adolescence using many different procedures, in order to determine what treatments must be carried out in order to properly assess their symptoms. Child & Adolescent Psychiatrists are trained and certified to administer psychotherapy, medication, and many other means of treatment. Dr. Nagra seeks to improve each patients quality of life.

Education and Training

Dayanand Medical College and Hospital medical degree 1990

Provider Details

MaleEnglish

Areas of expertise and specialization

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Faculty Titles & Positions

  • Assistant Professor, University of Buffalo -
  • Attending Physician Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program at the Regional Behavioral Health Center of Excellence at Erie County Medical Center -
  • Staff {sychiatrist University Psychiatric Practice -
  • Assistant Professor of Psychiatry University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences -

Awards

  • Going Above and Beyond his duties in the Psychiatry Dept., University of Buffalo, 2011   
  • Outstanding Contributor to Education of Students, University of Buffalo, 2010   
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition 2015  
  • On-Time Doctor Award 2015  
  • Outstanding and Dedicated Service 2015  
  • Outstanding and Dedicated Service 2010  
  • Appreciation Service to the Community Award 2010  
  • Supportive Resident of the Year 2005  
  • Best Organizer Award 1989  

Treatments

  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Psychosis
  • Opiate Dependence
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (adhd)
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Schizophrenia

Fellowships

  • University of Buffalo child & adolescent psychiatry  2007

Dr. Dr. Balwant Nagra, MD's Practice location

462 Grider Street -
Buffalo, New York 14215
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New patients: 716-835-1246, 716-898-3465, 716-898-4884

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Dr. Dr. Balwant Nagra, MD has a rating of 4 out of 5 stars based on the reviews from 21 patients. FindaTopDoc has aggregated the experiences from real patients to help give you more insights and information on how to choose the best Adolescent Psychiatrist in your area. These reviews do not reflect a providers level of clinical care, but are a compilation of quality indicators such as bedside manner, wait time, staff friendliness, ease of appointment, and knowledge of conditions and treatments.

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Get to know Psychiatrist Dr. Balwant Nagra, who serves patients in Buffalo, New York.

An experienced psychiatrist, Dr. Nagra is an attending physician at the Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program at the Regional Behavioral Health Center of Excellence at Erie County Medical Center.

The Erie County Medical Center strives to bring compassionate, capable care to the eight counties of Western New York, as well as Southern Ontario, making patient experience their first priority. It is a verified Level 1 Trauma Center and a major teaching facility for the University of Buffalo.

In addition to his clinical practice, he is a staff psychiatrist at the University Psychiatric Practice, as well as an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

Regarding his educational background, Dr. Nagra earned his medical degree at the Dayanand Medical College and Hospital in India in 1990. After relocating to the United States, he completed his residency in psychiatry at the Delaware Psychiatric Center of Thomas Jefferson University in 2005, followed by a fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry at the University of Buffalo in 2007.

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.

Honored for his contributions throughout his career, Dr. Nagra has received commendation for services above and beyond the call of duty in CPEP and the award for Outstanding Contribution to Medical Student Education. Furthermore, he has been inducted into Cambridge Who’s Who, and was the recipient of the Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2015), On-Time Doctor Award (2015), Outstanding and Dedicated Service (2010), Appreciation Service to the Community Award (2009), Supportive Resident of the Year (2005), and Best Organizer Award (1989).

On a more personal note, he is fluent in English and Punjabi.

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