Dr. Vidushi Savant, MD
- Bipolar disorder
- Cognitive behavioral therapy
- Interpersonal therapy
- Holistic health
- Critically ill patients with various psychiatric conditions
- Psychiatric disorders of cancer patients, heart patients and diabetic patients
- Elderly with cognitive impairment, dementia and delirium
- Patients with peri-partum mental health disorders
- Cofounder and Director at Savant Care – 08/2014- Present
- Clinical instructor at Stanford Hospital – 12/2014 – 7/2018
- Clinical Assistant Professor at Stanford Hospital – 7/2018 – Present
- Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, Medical School – Government Medical College, Patiala
- Residency in Adult Psychiatry, Loyola University Medical Center
- Fellowship in Psychosomatic Medicine, Stanford Hospital
Affiliations and certifications
- Psychosomatic Medicine fellowship from Stanford Hospital.
- Clinical Assistant Professor at Stanford
- ABPN- Board Certification in General Psychiatry
- ECFMG Certification
Awards and honors
- Nominated and chosen as a member of Medical Honor Society Alpha Omega Alpha.
- Received research awards and certificates for excellence clinical work from the Department of Psychiatry at Loyola University Medical Center.
- Board certified in adult psychiatry by American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.
- Board certified in psychosomatic medicine by American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.
Optum Behavioral Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross of California
Dr. Vidushi Savant, MD is a Stanford trained psychiatrist, and Director and Co-founder of Savant Care. She received her Psychosomatic Medicine subspecialty training at Stanford Hospital, and completed her residency training in Adult Psychiatry at Loyola University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois. She received her medical school education from Government Medical College in Patiala, India.
During her residency training at Loyola, Dr. Savant became particularly interested in psychiatric issues in the medically ill population. This led her to pursue her Psychosomatic Medicine Fellowship at Stanford Hospital and Clinics where she gained proficiency in treating psychiatric conditions in the critically and/or chronically ill medical populations. Her expertise includes (but is not limited to) treatment of psychiatric illness in cancer patients, organ transplant patients (heart, liver, kidney, bone marrow etc), cardiac patients with disorders such as cardiomyopathy, congestive heart failure and patients with other chronic medical conditions such as diabetes, renal failure on dialysis, neurological conditions such as stroke, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy. She is also well-versed in treating psychiatric conditions during pregnancy and lactation, such as post- partum depression and post-partum blues. She is also experienced in treating elderly patients with mild cognitive impairment, dementia and delirium who may be experiencing psychiatric symptoms.
In addition to her specialization in psychosomatic medicine, Dr. Savant is trained to manage general psychiatric illnesses such as Schizophrenia, OCD, Bipolar disorder, Depression, Panic disorder, PTSD, Generalized anxiety disorder and many more. She has a range of training in psychotherapies for interpersonal problems, grief, and marital issues. Her particular strengths are psychopharmacology, cognitive behavioral therapy, and interpersonal therapy.
Throughout her training, Dr. Savant has been involved in various on-going research projects. She received achievement awards in research and certification of appreciation for clinical work from the department of psychiatry at Loyola University Medical Center. She was nominated and inducted as a member Medical Honor Society Alpha Omega Alpha during her residency by the caucus of student members of the society based on her values of leadership, character, community service, and professionalism. She remained actively involved in medical student and resident teaching throughout her residency and fellowship at Stanford.