Sandhya Prashad, MD
Dr. Sandhya Prashad is a board certified psychiatrist who completed her internship and residency at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX. During that time she served as the administrative co-chief resident as well as the chief resident of the Baylor Psychiatry Clinic. She was also the recipient of the Eugen Kahn award for excellence in Psychiatry. She obtained a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from the University of Texas at Austin and graduated with high honors. She then obtained her Doctorate of Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in 2007.
During her residency training, Dr. Prashad obtained specialized training in treating psychiatric illnesses in pregnant and postpartum women as well as women considering pregnancy. She also pursued additional psychotherapy training from the Houston Galveston Psychoanalytic Institute. In addition, she has a special interest in treating depression and bipolar disorder, and focused on seeing these patients at the Baylor Mood Disorders Center. Dr. Prashad has a long-standing commitment to women’s psychiatric needs, and continues to be involved in community awareness.
Dr. Prashad was named one of Houston’s Top Doctors by H Texas Magazine for 2017. She is also a founding member and the secretary of the American Society of Ketamine Physicians ( www.ASKP.org– link to page) which is a non-profit organization created to advocate for the safe use of ketamine for mental illness and pain disorders and to expand access to ketamine therapy.