Dr. Emaya Anbalagan, MD

Child Psychiatrist (127293 California)

ALUMNI OF: UC Davis, University of Missouri
LANGUAGES: English, Hindi, Tamil
LOCATION: Los Altos Mental Health Clinic, CA
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Expertise

  • Behavioral problems
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • psychosis
  • ADHD
  • PTSD

Treatment Orientation

  • Experienced in treating children & adults of all ages, with various psychiatric issues
  • Has a special interest in transitional age youth, college mental health and the juvenile delinquent population
  • Clinical management of psychiatric disorders of child, adolescent and youth

Work experience

  • Medical Investigator – July 2015 to Present
    LEIA study, UC Davis MIND institute
  • Member, Diversity Advisory Committee – July 2014 to Present
    Department of Psychiatry, UC Davis
  • Chief Resident – July 2013 to December 2013
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Missouri – Columbia
  • Counselor to House Staff Organization – July 2013 to June 2014
    Elected to the House Staff Organization, University of Missouri – Columbia
  • Clinical Observer – January 2011 to July 2011; January 2010 to June 2010
    New Man Clinic, Salem, India, under the mentorship of psychiatrist Dr. Rajaram Mohan
  • Associate General Secretary of the Medical Students Association – 2007 to 2008
    Government Mohan Kumaramangalam Medical College, Salem, India

Education

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, Medical School – Mohan Kumaramangalam Medical College
  • Residency in Pyschiatry, University of Missouri, Columbia
  • Fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of California, Davis

Affiliations and certifications

  • Child and adolescent psychiatrist at SavantCare
  • Board certified in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Board certified in adult psychiatry and completed child and adolescent psychiatry training at the University of California, Davis
  • Pursued psychiatry residency at the University of Missouri Hospital in Columbia, Missouri.
  • An active member of the American Psychiatric association, Association of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and the American Association of Psychiatry and the Law

Awards and honors

  • Served as the Chief resident and was elected to represent the residents as Counselor in the House Staff Committee, University of Missouri Hospital.
  • Awarded gold medal and was elected as the associate general secretary of the Medical Student Association at the Mohan Kumaramangalam Medical College, India
  • 2nd place in the National Psychiatry Quiz of the Indian Psychiatric Association
  • Gold Medalist in Physiology

In-Network Insurance

Healthnet
Tricare
AETNA
MHN
Anthem Blue Cross of California
Blue Shield of California (We are not in-network with Blue Shield Covered California)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Alignment Health
Humana
Cigna
Optum Behavorial Health

Dr. Emaya Anbalagan is a Board certified child and adolescent psychiatrist at Savant Care. She is board certified in adult psychiatry and completed child and adolescent psychiatry training at the University of California, Davis.

Dr.Anbalagan’s interest in psychiatry grew from working with the severely mentally ill during medical school and she pursued this interest through a psychiatry residency at the University of Missouri Hospital in Columbia, Missouri. During her time in residency, she served as the Chief resident and was an elected to represent the residents as Counselor in the House Staff Committee. In medical school at Mohan Kumaramangalam Medical College,India, Dr.Anbalagan was a gold medalist and was elected as the associate general secretary of the Medical Student Association.

In addition to treating mental health issues in adults, Dr.Anbalagan is experienced in treating children of all ages, with various psychiatric issues, including behavioral problems, depression, anxiety, psychosis, ADHD , PTSD and other disorders. She has a special interest in transitional age youth, college mental health and the juvenile delinquent population. Dr.Anbalagan continues to be an active member of multiple professional organizations including the American Psychiatric association, Association of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and the American Association of Psychiatry and the Law.

Publications

  1. Medical Investigator for Lisdexamphetamine Effects in ADHD study under Principal Investigator Dr.Julie Schweitzer.
  2. “Sleep Disturbance and Aggression in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder: An Autism Speaks Autism Treatment Network Analysis”. Poster presentation at Pediatric Academic Societies in Apr 2015 and IMFAR in May 2015
  3. “Rechallenging Clozapine after Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome.” Anbalagan E 1 , Ithman M, Lauriello J. PMID: 24633526. Psychiatric Quarterly Sep 2014
  4. “Impact Analysis of a Resident-Led Behavioral Primary Care Integration Project in Rural Missouri”. First author on an abstract and poster, presented at the APA annual meeting in May 2014.
  5. “A Case Report and Review of Stimulant Use for Attention Deficit Symptoms Following Sports-Related Concussions”. First author on abstract and poster, presented at the APA annual meeting in May 2014.
  6. “β-hCG diet and Anxiety” – Poster presentation at the APA annual meeting in May 2014.
  7. “Is there a Genetic Component increasing the risk of Gynecomastia in Children treated with Risperidone?” – Poster presentation at the APA annual meeting in May 2014.
  8. “The Kicks and Jerks caused by K2 – Cannabis induced seizures” – Poster presentation at the APA annual meeting in May 2014.
  9. “Cool or Cold? Freon abuse” – First author on article published in APA Resident’s Journal December 2013. Poster presentation at the Neuroscience Education Institute congress in November 2013.
  10. “Lithium, Hyperparathyroidism and Hypercalcemia – What Psychiatrists Need to Know.” First author on an abstract and poster presentation at the APA annual meeting in May 2013. Poster presentation at the Neuroscience Education Institute congress in November 2013.
  11. “Against All Odds: Two Brothers’ Struggle With Rett Syndrome and Aggression.” Poster presentation at the APA annual meeting in May 2013.
  12. Worked with the Psychiatric Department at Mohan Kumaramangalam Medical College collecting data and analysis of a study on “Parasuicides and Personality Types” 2009-2010.
  13. Compiled and edited the book titled “Use of Psychotropic Drugs in Special Groups of Patients; Diet and Psychiatry,” authored by Dr. Rajaram Mohan, M.D. 2010.

Reviews

Dr. Emaya is simply amazing! I've been to many doctors over the years and she is one of the few who really cares about you and not just trying to solve issues with medication, which has been a lot of my experience with other practices. I highly recommend her to anyone looking for a new Dr.


Meet with Dr. Anbalagan and she is very kind and always available to talk to. My first ever meeting with a therapist and she was very understanding and genuine. Haven't had a bad experience here so far.


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