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Find a Physician:  Nitin Shendarkar, MD

  Name:  Nitin Shendarkar, MD  
  Faculty Title:  Assistant Professor  
  Medical Degree:  University of Poona - 1998  
  Internship:  Medical College of Georgia - 2001  
  Residency:  Medical College of Georgia - 2004  
  Language(s):  English  
Georgia Regents Behavioral Health
Stoney Building

997 Saint Sebastian Way
Augusta, GA 30912
Telephone: 706-721-6597

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Nitin Shendarkar, MD
Specialty NameBoard Info
Psychiatry American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

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.