Prasanna Chinthala, MD, Geriatric Psychiatrist with Options Behavioral Health Hospital



(YorkPedia Editorial):- New York City, Mar 21, 2019 ( – Dr Chinthala is a highly trained and qualified psychiatrist with an expertise in all facets of her work, especially geriatric psychiatry and adult psychiatry. She is currently serving patients at Options Behavioral Health Hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana, which she joined in 2014. Options is a mental health and addiction treatment center for adolescents, adults, and seniors. Dr. Chinthala also teaches Fellows in the Geriatric Fellowship Program at Indiana University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry.

Dr Chinthala attended Osmania Medical College in India, her native country, where she graduated with her medical degree in 1994. Upon relocating to the United States, she served both her residency and geriatric fellowship at the Indiana University School of Medicine.

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Dr Chinthala is board-certified in psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN). The ABPN is a not-for-profit corporation dedicated to serving the public interest and the professions of psychiatry and neurology by promoting excellence in practice through certification and maintenance of certification processes.

Dr Chinthala maintains professional memberships with the American Psychiatric Association, the Indiana Psychiatric Society, the American Medical Association, the Association for Academic Psychiatry, and the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin.

Geriatric Psychiatry, also known as geropsychiatry, psychogeriatrics or psychiatry of old age, is a subspecialty of psychiatry dealing with the study, prevention, and treatment of mental disorders in humans with old age. As a geriatric psychiatrist, Dr Chinthala treats conditions such as depression, anxiety, OCD, eating disorders, bipolar disorders, personality disorders, insomnia, ADD and other mental illnesses. She may treat patients through a variety of methods, including medications, psychotherapy or talk therapy, psychosocial interventions and more, depending on each individual case.

Dr Chinthala attributes her success to her mother, who was her inspiration. In her spare time, she enjoys listening to music, reading, and travelling.

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