Dr. Srikanth Challagundla, MD

Board-Certified Psychiatrist (New York, California, Alabama, Florida, and Texas)

ALUMNI OF: Nassau University Medical Center
LANGUAGES: English
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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 Present
    Position: Psychiatrist (Telepsychiatry- Per Diem) Zeam Medical Group
    508 Gibson Dr. #150 Roseville CA, 95678
  • 2018 – Present
    Position: Psychiatric Hospitalist
    Houston Co Healthcare Authority D/, Southeast Health Medical Center
    1108 Ross Clark Cir, Dothan, AL 36301
  • 2021 – Present
    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 and 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.

Education

  • 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 a 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

Honors and Awards

  • 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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Dr. Srikanth 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.

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. He has a license to practice in New York, California, Alabama, Florida, and Texas.