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About Dr. Santosh K Khashu

Dr. Santosh K Khashu, MD is a Doctor primarily located in New York, NY. She has 54 years of experience. Her specialties include Neurology and Psychiatry. Dr. Khashu is affiliated with North Shore University Hospital. She speaks English.

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Primary Address

Nassau Suffolk Mental Health Services

55 Water St
New York, NY 10041
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Specialties

Dr. Santosh K Khashu has the following 2 specialties

  • Neurology

    A neurologist is a physician who diagnoses and treats disorders of the nervous system which is comprised of the brain, spinal cord and nerves. These doctors do not perform surgery, but refer patients to neurological surgeons when they determine that surgical intervention is necessary.
    Some of the conditions that neurologists diagnose and treat are epilepsy, aneurysms, hydrocephalus, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal disc herniation, and spinal disease.
    In addition to using diagnostic tests like MRI, CT scans, EEG and EMG, neurologists also employ neurological testing to gauge muscle strength and movement, balance, reflexes, sensation, memory, speech, and other cognitive abilities.

  • Psychiatry

    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.

  • Expertise

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

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  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Khashu is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    54 Years Experience

  • Patna Medical College

    Graduated in 1964

  • Creedmoor Psychiatric Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Santosh K Khashu accepts the following insurance providers.

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Nassau Suffolk Mental Health Services, 55 Water St, New York, NY
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