Sanjay G. Adhia, MD
- Board Certification:
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Brain Injury Medicine
M.S. Ramaiah Medical College, 2003
University of Kansas Medical Center, 2009
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 2012
Oregon Health Sciences University, 2014
Sanjay G. Adhia, MD, is board certified in forensic psychiatry, brain injury medicine and psychiatry. He sees patients for emotional distress, mental health injuries and brain injury concerns that may be triggered by factors such as personal injury, undue influence, changed competency, medical malpractice, physical and emotional abuse, violence, or criminal behavior. His clinical focus is treating the neuropsychiatric complications of brain injury, stroke, and spinal cord injury.
Dr. Adhia is skilled in evaluating PTSD, anxiety and depressive disorders, risk of suicide, and malingering. He is experienced in the impact of drug and alcohol abuse on decision-making. In psychiatric hospitals, Dr. Adhia treats psychosis: schizophrenia and psychotic disorders such as hallucinations or delusions.
Dr. Adhia is also an assistant professor of psychiatry at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). Previously, he served as the medical director of PACE Mental Health where he treated those with psychiatric disorders, opioid dependence, and other addictions.
Dr. Adhia also volunteers with Physicians for Human Rights – Asylum Network and Daya Houston, conducting forensic assessments of victims of kidnapping and false imprisonment, human trafficking, undue influence, physical and sexual abuse, and rape.
Awards and Honors:
Editor-In-Chief of Brain Injury Medicine – Stat Pearls
Ranked #1, Psychiatry Residency In-Service (PRITE) 2010
2017 – Clinical Decision Making, Non-Emergency Compelled Medications, 6th International Conference on Forensic Research & Technology 9/2017, Houston, Texas
2012 – Treatment Resistant Depression Grand Rounds, University of Texas Health Science Center, 2012, Houston Texas
2014 Psychiatry 101 Lecture, Willamette University College of Law, Salem Oregon
2014 Introduction to Forensic Psychiatry Lecture, Willamette University College of Law, Salem Oregon
2015 Forensic Psychiatry: An Introduction Resident Lecture, University of Texas Health Science Center, May 2015, Houston Texas
2015 Civil Forensic Psychiatry Resident Lecture, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston Texas
Naras Bhat, M.D., FACP, Sanjay Adhia, How to Reverse and Prevent Heart Disease and Cancer, 1994
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Role of Massage on Depression Study, 2006 CHAI Study, Coronary artery disease among Houston Asian Indians, 2005 Carpal Tunnel Glove, Biofeedback and EMG Research, 1996