Dr. Nitish Verma
Senior Resident Doctor
MBBS, MD - Psychiatry
Dr. Nitish Verma is a dedicated and passionate Senior Resident Doctor who has recently joined Athena Behavioral Health. With a career objective focused on becoming a proficient psychiatric physician specializing in de-addiction and rehabilitation care, Dr. Verma brings a wealth of experience and expertise to his new role.
Dr. Verma’s journey in the field of psychiatry began with a three-year clinical residency at the Department of Psychiatry at SMC, Ghaziabad, where he was actively involved in clinical case presentations, journal clubs, and special resident clinics. He also played an integral part in organizing Continuing Medical Education (CME) sessions, conferences, and workshops for the department, demonstrating his commitment to academic growth.
His passion for research and knowledge dissemination is evident in his numerous publications and presentations. Dr. Verma has addressed pressing issues such as mental health during the Covid-19 pandemic and internet gaming addiction among medical students. His work has been recognized and published in reputable journals, including Psychiatry Bulletin of Environment, Pharmacology and Life Sciences and Psychiatry International Journal of Food and Nutritional Sciences.
Dr. Verma’s dedication to professional development extends to his active participation in conferences, CMEs, and workshops. He has attended prestigious events such as the National Conference of the Addiction Psychiatry Society of India (ADDICON) and the Annual National Conferences of the Indian Psychiatry Society.
Dr. Verma’s educational background is impressive, with an M.D. in Psychiatry from Santosh Medical College & Hospitals and an M.B.B.S. degree from Government Medical College, Amritsar. His dissertation on “Attitude of Medical Students Towards Suicide and Its Prevention” underscores his commitment to addressing mental health issues at their root.
Furthermore, his academic achievements, including merit scholarships, exemplify his dedication to excellence and continuous learning.
In addition to his academic accomplishments, Dr. Verma has completed additional courses to enhance his skills and knowledge. These include courses on psychiatric emergencies, personality development, anger management, and stress management.
Dr. Verma’s journey in the field of psychiatry is characterized by his unwavering commitment to making a meaningful impact on the lives of those struggling with mental health and addiction issues. His extensive experience, research, and educational background make him a valuable asset to Athena Behavioral Health and the broader field of psychiatry.