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About Dr. Shakunthala Kandaswamy
Dr. Shakunthala Kandaswamy, MD, BS, MBBS is a Doctor primarily located in Brentwood, NY, with other offices in Woodside, NY and Brentwood, NY . She has 47 years of experience. Her specialties include Psychiatry. Dr. Kandaswamy is affiliated with Pilgrim Psychiatric Center. She speaks English.
Dr. Shakunthala Kandaswamy has the following 1 specialty
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.
Dr. Shakunthala Kandaswamy has the following 7 expertise
- Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
- Bipolar Disorder / Manic Depressive Disorder
- Depressive Disorder
- Sleep Disorders
Dr. Shakunthala Kandaswamy has 0 board certified specialties
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Dr. Kandaswamy is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
Pilgrim Psychiatric Center
47 Years Experience
Madras Medical College
Graduated in 1966
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