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Sebastian, C. Simon

MD

Specialties: 
Psychiatry
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Faculty Title

  • Professor

Medical Degree

  • Saint Johns Medical School - 1972

Research

  • Schizophrenia

Languages

  • English

Board Info

  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology - Certified

Dr. Simon Sebastian, Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Health Behavior at Georgia Health Sciences University received his medical education at St. John’s Medical College, Bangalore, India. He completed his psychiatry residency at the Philadelphia Psychiatric Center and was on the faculty of Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport before moving to Augusta. As a faculty member of GHSU, he was the Medical Director of Georgia Regional State Hospital for nine years. Since then he has been at the outpatient clinic at MCGHealth and is currently the Director of the Schizophrenia and Mood Disorder Program and the Mental Health/Mental Retardation Clinic. He is Board Certified in General and Forensic Psychiatry. His research interests include Schizophrenia, Mood Disorders and managing the psychiatric problems of developmentally challenged individuals. He has extensive experience in Disability Determination for Social Security, Veterans and Independent Medical Evaluations. Recently, “eMedicine by WebMD” recognized his active contributions to the peer-reviewed, online eMedicine Clinical Knowledge Base on his article entitled “Mental Retardation”. eMedicine is the most authoritative and accessible point of care medical reference available to physicians and other health care professionals on the Internet. eMedicine has a worldwide audience, representing some 230 countries. The site is part of the Medscape Professional Network, which receives an average 1.5 million physician-visits per month.