Sandhya Prashad, MD Psychiatry

Sandhya Prashad, MD

Bellaire, TX 77401
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About Sandhya Prashad MD

Sandhya Prashad, MD is a doctor primarily located in Bellaire, TX. She has 14 years of experience. Her specialties include Psychiatry. She speaks English.

Dr. Prashad has received the following awards:


Sandhya Prashad, M.D. 6565 West Loop S Ste 530 Bellaire, TX 77401


Sandhya Prashad has the following 1 SPECIALTIES

A psychiatrist is a doctor with specific training in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness. He or she can not only provide the counseling necessary to both diagnose and treat a patient, but can also prescribe medication when needed. In some cases, a psychiatrist will only provide the medication and the counseling will be provided by another healthcare specialist, like a certified counselor or psychologist. Like other doctors, psychiatrists employ diagnostic tools like CT scans and MRI in order to observe the structure and function of a patient's brain. Once a diagnosis is made, these specialists may use behavior or cognitive therapy in order to address the patient's condition, or a multitude of other types of therapy, in conjunction with or in place of medication.

Specialty Expertise

Sandhya Prashad has the following 12 expertise

  • Mood Disorders
  • Depressive Disorder
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Insomnia
  • Manic Depressive Disorder
  • Depression
  • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Personality Disorder
  • Mental Illness
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Schizophrenia
  • Bipolar Disorder


3 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014, 2012)

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Patients' Choice Award (2017, 2014, 2012)

    Patients' Choice Award Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2017, 2014)

    On-Time Doctor Award Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.


14 Years Experience

Baylor College of Medicine

Graduated in 2011

Baylor College Of Medicine

Graduated in 2007

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More about Sandhya Prashad

Sandhya Prashad, MD is a board certified psychiatrist and is the founder and medical director of Houston Ketamine Therapeutics and Houston TMS Therapeutics. Dr. Prashad completed both medical school and residency training at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. During her residency training, she served as the administrative chief resident as well as the chief resident of the Baylor Psychiatry Clinic. She has a special interest in treating depression and bipolar disorder. During her residency training, she focused on evaluating and treating treatment resistant mood disorders at the Baylor Mood Disorders Center. Dr. Prashad has been in private practice in the Houston area since 2011.

Dr. Prashad was named one of Houston’s Top Doctors by H Texas Magazine for 2017, 2018, and 2019. She has been administrating IV Ketamine in her practice since 2016 and is also a founding member and the secretary of the American Society of Ketamine Physicians ( 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. She has also presented on the national level at several medical conferences regarding the use of ketamine. In addition, she serves on an advisory panel for research regarding ketamine.