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Srikanth Challagundla, M.D

Srikanth Challagundla, M.D

Dr. Srikanth Challagundla, M.D Board-certified psychiatrist (New York, California, Alabama, Florida, Texas) Contact Email: sc@mindfulvalues.org Dr. Srikanth Challagundha, MD, is a board-certified psychiatrist. After completingContinue ReadingSrikanth Challagundla, M.D

Dr. Srikanth Challagundla, M.D

Board-certified psychiatrist
(New York, California, Alabama, Florida, Texas)


Contact

Email: sc@mindfulvalues.org

Dr. Srikanth Challagundha, MD, is a board-certified psychiatrist. After completing his residency in psychiatry and fellowship training in addiction psychiatry, he worked as a staff psychiatrist at Highland Hospital Charleston, WV, from 2014-2015.

Dr. Srikanth has worked as Dir. of forensic psychiatry at Nassau County Correctional Center, East Meadow, NY. He has worked part-time as a psychiatrist and Dir. of behavioral health and quality at Long Island FQHC, Inc Roosevelt, NY.

Dr. Challagundla uses various treatment methods, including medications, psychotherapy, and talk therapy. His expertise is in depression, eating disorders, anxiety, OCD, bipolar disorders, insomnia, ADD, personality disorders, etc.

Education and Certifications

1996 – 2001

MBBS – JJM Medical College, Davangere, India.


2001 – 2002

Internship – Bapuji Hospital, Davangere & District Chigateri General Hospital


2009 – 2013

Residency – Psychiatry

Nassau University Medical Center, East Meadow, NY 11554


2013 – 2014

Fellowship: Addiction Psychiatry

UMass Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655


01/2006 – 08/2006

University of North Carolina, Charlotte

Masters – Health Services Administration, Completed one semester with GPA of 4.0.


2006 – 2007

Kaplan Test Prep, Charlotte

Masters – Health/ Medical preparatory programs


08/2007 – 10/2007

Spanish American Institute, New York

Language training – Second language training


2007 – 2008

Kaplan Test Prep, Manhattan International, NY

Medical studies – Health/ Medical preparatory programs


2008 – 2009

American Language Communication Center, New York

Language training – Second language training


05/2009 – 09/2009

Info serve Technologies Institute, Flushing, NY

Level of education- Professional Certification

Major- Medical insurance specialist/ Medical billing

Expertise

  • Forensic psychiatry
  • Addiction
  • Depression
  • Schizophrenia
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Substance abuse
  • Bipolar disorder
  • ADHD
  • Insomnia
  • Personality disorder
  • Anxiety
  • OCD

Treatment Orientation

Medication

Psychotherapy

Psychosocial interventions

Talk therapy

Work Experience

05/28/2022 to current

Position: Psychiatrist (Telepsychiatry- perdiem) Zeam Medical Group

508 Gibson Dr. #150 Roseville CA, 95678


2018 – Current

Position: Psychiatric Hospitalist

Houston Co Healthcare Authority D/, Southeast Health Medical Center

1108 Ross Clark Cir, Dothan, AL 36301


2021 – Current

Position: Per-diem Psychiatrist

Teladoc Telemedicine


2019 – 2021

Position: Psychiatrist (Part-time)- Telepsychiatry River Region Psychiatry

Associates LLC 7125 University Court, Montgomery, AL 36117


2017 – 2018

Position: Staff Psychiatrist & Director of Forensic Psychiatry

Nassau County Correctional Center

100 Carman Ave, East Meadow, NY 11554


2015 – 2018

Position: Per-Diem Psychiatrist Psychiatrist

Long Island FQHC, Inc

380 Nassau Rd, Roosevelt, NY 11575


2016 – 2017

Position: Per-Diem Psychiatrist

Central Nassau Guidance and Counseling Center 950 South Oyster bay road, Hicksville, NY 11801.


2015 – 2017

Position: Psychiatrist & Director of Behavioral Health and Quality

Long Island FQHC, Inc

380 Nassau Rd, Roosevelt, NY 11575


2014 – 2015

Position: Full-time Staff Psychiatrist

Highland Hospital, Charleston, WV & Process Strategies,

300 56th St SE, Charleston, WV 25304


01/2005 – 12/2005

Position: Externship

Manasa Clinic, India


2003 – 2004

Position: House Officer & Hospital Administrator

Srikanth Nursing Home, India

Medical Volunteer Experience:

09/ 2002 – 09/2003 and 03/2004-12/2004

Katragadda Charities, India and Challagundla Charitable trust

Position: Volunteer supervisor.


1997 – 2002

Position: Volunteer

Pulse Polio Immunization Program, India


05/2009 – 09/2009

Research Associate (volunteer) at NUMC, East Meadow

Type of Work: Data collection, chart review for Psychiatry Departmental QI projects.


2007 – 2009

Research Associate (volunteer) at Foundation for Mood Disorders, New York

Worked on Lithium Archive Project. He collected behavioral health data for the project using DSM IV criteria on mood disorder patients. He did a systematic chart review of mood disorder patients at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, investigating the role of lithium in neuroprotection.

Awards and Honors

2017: Five-star excellence award

(Professional Research Consultants, Inc for scoring in the top 10% nationally for ‘Excellent’ responses- Psychiatry Overall Quality of Physician Care)

June 2013: Most Valuable Player award (Residency).

July 2012 – June 2013: Chief Resident (Residency).

2012 – 2013: Program Representative GME Committee, NUMC.

2011 – 2012: Program Representative IT Committee, NUMC.

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