Shendarkar, Nitin, MD
- University of Poona - 1998
- Medical College of Georgia - 2001
- Medical College of Georgia - 2004
- American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology - Certified
Dr. Nitin Shendarkar is Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Health Behavior. He obtained his medical degree from India. He completed General Adult Psychiatry residency training at the Georgia Health Sciences University. A winner of the E.J. McCranie award for clinical excellence in Psychiatry, he joined the faculty in 2004. He is board certified in General Adult Psychiatry. Dr. Shendarkar has also completed a research fellowship in Psychopharmacology. He has authored several articles published in peer-reviewed journals of Psychiatry. He leads the MCGHealth Psychiatry clinic initiative in a rural setting in central Georgia. His current work focus includes a team-based approach in acute inpatient care in correctional mental health, with emphasis on treatment of severe self-mutilation. His research interests include psychopharmacology of psychotic and mood disorders and prevention of self-mutilation.