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Dr. Sanjay Adhia, MD

Psychiatrist

Professional statement

Dr. Adhia is double-Board-Certified in Psychiatry and Forensic Psychiatry, and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB). He assesses emotional distress and mental health injuries. Triggers considered are personal injury, undue influence, changed competency, medical malpractice, physical and emotional abuse, violence, and criminal behavior. Dr. Adhia's clinical practice is conducted in high-risk and security-sensitive settings, maximum security prisons and correctional psychiatric hospitals, inmates on Death Row and segregated in Isolation. Dr. Adhia also volunteers with Physicians for Human Rights, Asylum Network, conducting forensic assessments of victims of kidnapping and false imprisonment, human trafficking, undue influence, physical and sexual abuse, rape, and fear of imminent death. Dr. Adhia is skilled in evaluating PTSD, Anxiety and Depressive Disorders, risk of suicide, and malingering. He is experienced in the impact of drug and alcohol abuse on decision-making. In psychiatric hospitals, Dr. Adhia treats psychosis: Schizophrenia and Dissociative Disorders (hallucinations, delusions.) Dr. Adhia’s findings consider complicating factors, such as emotional distress worsened by physical and emotional isolation from family and support (e.g., prisoner or elder.) Pre-existing mental and physical illness, competency and capacity (e.g. dementia, Intellectual Disability) and medication or addiction may also be relevant to his opinions. Dr. Adhia opines about medical malpractice and standard of care, including in government regulated and institutional settings.

In-network insurances

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield

Specialties

  • Psychiatrist

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Board certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Forensic Psychiatry (Psychiatry and Neurology)
  • Psychiatry (Psychiatry and Neurology)

Education and training

  • Medical School - M.S. Ramaiah Medical College, Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
  • University of Kansas Medical Center, Residency in Psychiatry
  • Oregon Health & Science University, Fellowship in Forensic Psychiatry
  • University of Kansas Medical Center, Internship in Psychiatry

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1467658930

Office locations

Pace Mental Health Houston & Sugarland

6550 Mapleridge St, Suite 210

Houston, TX 77081

Pace Mental Health Houston & Sugarland

1441 Highway 6, Suite 200

Sugar Land, TX 77478

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DR seemed very knowlegable & patient. Staff friendly.
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Very thorough; good listener.
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Comfortable, good listener, intelligent doctor.
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I love the staff everyone is very nice and caring. The Doctor was supportive and super understanding.
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