Dr. Phacharawut Kanchananakhin, MD


ALUMNI OF: Chulalongkorn University
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  • Addiction Psychiatry
  • Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Neuropsychiatry
  • Depression
  • Schizophrenia
  • Anxiety Disorder
  • Substance Abuse
  • Delirium
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Dementia
  • Psychotic Disorder


  • Residency Training in the USA: Department of Psychiatry
    Washington University in Saint Louis
  • Department of Psychiatry
    John A. Burns School of Medicine
  • Fellowship training in the USA: Addiction Psychiatry
  • Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Residency Psychiatry
    University of Hawaii
    Residency Training in Thailand: Psychiatric Residency Training Program Department of Psychiatry
  • Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University Bangkok, Thailand
  • Postgraduate Degree: Board of Psychiatry and Neurology The Royal College of Psychiatrists, Thailand Premed Degree:
  • Internship: Nakhon Sawan Central Hospital
    Nakhon Sawan, Thailand
    Forensic Psychiatry Service Hospital
    (National Institute of Mental Health, Thailand)
  • Medical School: Chulalongkorn University Faculty of Medicine
    Degree: Doctor of Medicine


  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • American Board of Geriatric Psychiatry

In-Network Insurance

Aetna Inc.
Alignment Health
Humana Inc
Cigna Inc
Tricare Inc
United Health Care Inc.
Optum Behavioral Health
Medicare Inc
Blue Shield of CA Inc
Anthem Blue Cross of California Inc
Aetna-Meritain Inc.
Magellan Behavioral Health

Dr. Phacharawut Kanchananakhin is a highly experienced and board-certified psychiatrist with over 27 years of practice in the field. He specializes in treating patients with traumatic brain injury-related psychosis, psychotic disorders, and anxiety disorders. Additionally, he has expertise in geriatric psychiatry, neuropsychiatry, and addiction treatment.

He has worked in various psychiatric settings, including outpatient and inpatient care, partial hospitalization programs, and skilled nursing facilities. He utilizes a comprehensive approach in his treatment to help his patients achieve their goals. He incorporates psychotherapy and psychopharmacology to improve patients mental wellness. He currently serves as an attending psychiatrist for the Manzanita-Salinas Program-Monterey County Behavioral Health-Interim Inc. He is also associated with SavantCare, a mental health clinic and held consulting positions at STARS behavioral health and Mind-care Solutions in Nashville, TN.

Dr. Kanchananakhin is committed to providing compassionate care to his patients. He helps them make informed decisions about their treatment and works collaboratively with their treatment team. He strives to empower his patients to achieve mental wellness and fulfillment through evidence-based practices and personalized care.

Dr. Kanchananakhin has published research in the field of psychiatry, including case reports and studies on Alzheimer’s disease assessment in the Thai elderly population. He is a member of several professional organizations, including the Medical Council of Thailand, The Royal College of Psychiatrists in Thailand, The Psychiatric Association of Thailand, and the American Association of Geriatric Psychiatry.