Nirupama A. Natarajan, MD, Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist with Georgia Behavioral Health Professionals

Get to know Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist Dr. Nirupama A. Natarajan, who serves the population of Roswell, Georgia.

Dr. Nirupama A. Natarajan is an experienced psychiatrist who has been in practice for over 22 years. Her career in psychiatry began in 1996 when she graduated from the Coimbatore Medical College in Tamil Nadu, India. After moving to the United States, she completed a residency with Louisiana State University-Shreveport and then a fellowship in the Carillion Health System, prior to entering private practice.

Dr. Natarajan is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in both Psychiatry and in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and it is in this latter field that she has an international reputation for excellence. She treats a wide range of conditions including Attention Deficit Disorder, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, schizophrenia, phobic disorders, anxiety, family relationship problems and hyperactivity. She also provides psychiatric evaluation for children and adolescents.

Alongside her practice, Dr. Natarajan also serves as an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Emory University School of Medicine. She is an active member of professional organizations including the American Medical Association, the American Psychiatric Association, the Association of Women Psychiatrists, and the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. She currently practices with Georgia Behavioral Health Professionals.

A psychiatrist is a physician who specializes in psychiatry, the branch of medicine devoted to the diagnosis, prevention, study, and treatment of mental disorders. Psychiatrists are medical doctors, unlike psychologists, and must evaluate patients to determine whether their symptoms are the result of a physical illness, a combination of physical and mental ailments, or strictly psychiatric. As part of the clinical assessment process, psychiatrists may employ a mental status examination; a physical examination; brain imaging such as a computerized tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), or positron emission tomography (PET) scan; and blood testing. Psychiatrists prescribe medicine, and may also use psychotherapy, although the vast majority do medical management and refer to a psychologist or other specialized therapist for weekly to bi-monthly psychotherapy.

Learn More about Dr. Nirupama A. Natarajan:

Through her findatopdoc profile, Her profile with Georgia Behavioral Health Professionals, she can be contacted at (770) 603-0123


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