Sandhya Prashad, MD, at Houston Deep TMS Therapy in Bellaire, Texas, is a board-certified psychiatrist and a true leader in the field of psychiatry. She provides holistic and innovative treatments that are safe, effective, and perfectly complement traditional psychiatric treatment with medication and psychotherapy. She specializes in deep TMS therapy, ketamine treatments, and resistant depression treatment.
She uniquely specializes in reproductive psychiatry and offers ketamine infusions and deep transcranial magnetic stimulation, which help patients with treatment-refractory depression and other psychiatric disorders.
Dr. Prashad received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biochemistry from the University of Texas at Austin, where she graduated with honors, and then continued her education at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. After obtaining her medical degree, she stayed at Baylor to complete her internship and residency. During her residency, she served as the administrative co-chief resident, as well as the chief resident of the Baylor Psychiatry Clinic.
As a resident, Dr. Prashad obtained specialized training in treating psychiatric illnesses in pregnant and postpartum women, as well as in women considering pregnancy.
In addition to her long-standing commitment to women’s psychiatric needs, Dr. Prashad has a special interest in treating depression and bipolar disorder, so she worked with many of these patients at the Baylor Mood Disorders Center.
Following her desire to provide comprehensive care, she pursued additional psychotherapy training from the Houston Galveston Psychoanalytic Institute.
Dr. Prashad continues to be involved in community awareness of women’s psychiatric needs. She was named one of Houston’s Top Doctors by H Texas Magazine for 2017.
She’s also a founding member and the secretary of the American Society of Ketamine Physicians, which is a nonprofit organization created to advocate for the safe use of ketamine for mental illness and pain disorders.