Dr. Amar Bhandary

Dr. Amar Bhandary

Primary Speciality : Psychiatry

Secondary Speciality : Psychology

Qualification :  MBBS, MD, FCLP, DABPN

Location : Chandigarh, India

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BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH

Dr. Amar N Bhandary is Consultant Psychiatrist with 29-years of experience working in the United States of America (USA) and has now returned to India. Dr. Bhandary had a wide-ranging experience. He attended the prestigious Armed Forces Medical College (AFMC) in Pune. Later he did his post-graduate specialization in Psychiatry at the State University of New York, Health Science Center in New York, USA and also post-graduate super-specialization in Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry at the Baylor College of Medicine in Texas, USA The Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry super-specialty deals with p Read more..

PRIMARY LOCATION 

Shalby Hospital

ADDRESS

Phase-9, Sector-63
Mohali
Punjab
Tel : 00-0172-4907000, 5232-5232-8196035232

Services Available at this Location

  • Hospital

Specialities Available at this Location

  • Psychiatry

Working Hours

    Mon-Sat:09:00 AM - 11:45 AM/ 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

Additional Locations 

Ivy Hospital

ADDRESS

MDC, Sector 5 C
Panchkula
Haryana
Tel : 91-0172-5232000, 0-91-8196035232

Services Available at this Location

  • Hospital

Specialities Available at this Location

  • Psychiatry

Working Hours

    Mon, Wed, Fri:02:00 PM - 03:30 PM/ 03:45 PM - 05:00 PM

EDUCATION

  • MBBS - Armed Forces Medical College, Pune - 1984
  • MD - State University of New York, USA - 1994
  • FCLP - Baylor College of Medicine, Texas, USA - 1995
  • DABPN - State University of New York, USA - 2000

EXPERIENCE

  • Director and Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry Mental Health Consultation Services • Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry • Psychiatric Emergency Division • Neuropsychiatry Adult ADHD Service University of Oklahoma Health Science Center, Oklahoma City, OK, USA. July - 1996 - June - 1997
  • Assistant Professor of Psychiatry Director- Adult ADHD Clinic Attending Psychiatrist- Charity Hospital Attending Psychiatrist- New Orleans Parish Prison Louisiana State University Medical Center, New Orleans, LA, USA. July - 1995 - June - 1996
  • Section Chief of Behavioral Health Mercy Health Center, Oklahoma City, OK, USA. July - 2000 - June - 2002
  • Attending Psychiatrist [In-patient, Hospital Consultation and Emergency Service] Mercy Health Center, Oklahoma City, OK, USA. August - 1997 - March - 2012
  • Consulting Psychiatrist [Out-patient] Oklahoma Institute of Psychiatric Medicine, Oklahoma City, OK, USA July - 1997 - February - 2012
  • Attending Psychiatrist [Hospital Consultation] Columbia-Presbyterian Hospital, Oklahoma City, OK, USA. May - 1997 - May - 1999
  • Private Practice [Out-Patient Clinical Practice] Oklahoma City, OK, USA. July - 1997 - February - 2019
  • DISABILITY ASSESSMENT CONSULTANT Disability assessment for US Veterans and Federal employees, contracted by QTC Medical Services December - 1997 - January - 2012
  • Attending Psychiatrist [In-patient] Bethany Hospital, Bethany, OK, USA. November - 1997 - February - 1999
  • Attending Psychiatrist [In-patient and Hospital Consultation] St. Anthony Hospital, Oklahoma City, OK, USA. December - 1997 - January - 2001
  • Attending Psychiatrist [In-patient] Deaconess Hospital, Oklahoma City, OK, USA. August - 1999 - February - 2001

AREAS OF SPECIAL INTEREST AND EXPERTISE

  • Alcohol Abuse, De-Addiction, Anger, Violent Behaviour, Anxiety Disorders, Autism, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Bipolar Disorder, Depression, Anorexia, Bulimia, Family Problems, Gambling Problems, Grief/Bereavement Management, Marriage Problems, Mental Retardation, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Personality Disorders, Panic Attacks, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Schizophrenia, Psychotic Disorders, Sleep Disorders, Tourette Disorder, Trichotillomania

    AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS

    • 2010 - Patient Choice Award. Awarded by MDx Medical Inc, Lyndhurst, NJ, USA
    • 2006 - American Psychiatric Association [Awarded for significant contributions to the field of Psychiatry]
    • 2012 - Compassionate Doctor Recognition Award. Awarded by MDx Medical Inc, Lyndhurst, NJ, USA
    • 1995 - Travel Award Annual meeting, Southern Association for Research in Psychiatry, New Orleans, LA, USA.
    • 2007 - Doctor Of The Day, conferred on the outstanding doctors in the state of Oklahoma. State Capitol, State of Oklahoma, USA
    • 2012 - Patient Choice Award. Awarded by MDx Medical Inc, Lyndhurst, NJ, USA
    • 2013 - Patient Choice Award Fifth Anniversary Award. Awarded by MDx Medical Inc, Lyndhurst, NJ, USA
    • 2013 - Patient Choice Award. Awarded by MDx Medical Inc, Lyndhurst, NJ, USA
    • 1994 - Resident Paper Award for best outstanding national research in Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry [combined]. Central Neuropsychiatric Association, USA
    • 1996 - Outstanding Medical Service Award for dedicated service to persons with HIV- AIDS. Awarded by Harris County Hospital District, Houston, TX, USA
    • 2008 - Patient Choice Award. Awarded by MDx Medical Inc, Lyndhurst, NJ, USA
    • 2009 - Patient Choice Award. Awarded by MDx Medical Inc, Lyndhurst, NJ, USA
    • 2011 - Patient Choice Award. Awarded by MDx Medical Inc, Lyndhurst, NJ, USA

    ACCREDITATION

    • Haryana Medical Council - 2019
    • Diplomate American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology - 2000
    • Fellow, American Psychiatric Association - 2006
    • Medical Council of India - 1985
    • Punjab Medical Council - 2019
    • Maharashtra Medical Council - 1985

    PUBLICATIONS

    • 1997 - Buspirone in the management of disruptive behaviors in Huntington's disease and other neurological disorders. Bhandary AN, Masand PS Psychosomatics; 38; 4; 1997; 389 " 391
    • 1994 - Do neurological impaired schizophrenics have abnormal SPECT scans? Masand PS, Dewan MJ, Thomas FD, Szeverenyi N, Tanquary J, Lynch M, Bhandary AN, Major LF Schizophrenia Research; 35 (9): 623-623 · May 1994
    • 1994 - SPECT and neuropsychological changes after behavior therapy of clomipramine treatment in OCD patients Masand PS, Dewan M, Szeverenyi N, Lynch M, Bhandary AN, Major LF Annual meeting of American Psychiatric Association Philadelphia PA, May 1994
    • 1995 - The relationship between double depression and irritable bowel syndrome Masand PS, Kaplan D, Gupta S, Bhandary AN, Nasra GS, Kline M, Margo K Annual meeting of American Psychosomatic Society New Orleans LA, Mar 1995
    • 1995 - Neuropsychological correlates of abnormal SPECT findings in schizophrenia Masand PS, Dewan M, Thomas D, Tanquary J, Szeverenyi N, Lynch M, Bhandary AN International Congress on Schizophrenia Warm Springs VA, Apr 1995
    • 1995 - The relationship between schizophrenia and double depression Masand PS, Kaplan D, Gupta S, Bhandary AN International Congress on Schizophrenia Warm Springs VA, Apr 1995
    • 1995 - Current Perspectives in the pharmacological treatment of adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Bhandary AN, Masand PS, Fernandez F, Gregory RJ Annual meeting American Academy of Clinical Psychiatry, San Diego CA, Oct 1995
    • 1995 - Psychostimulants and Beta-Blockers: combination pharmacotherapy for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Bhandary AN, Gregory RJ, Carmen L, Tanquary JF Annual meeting American Academy of Clinical Psychiatry, San Diego CA, Oct 1995
    • 1995 - Psychostimulants and Beta-Blockers: Combination Pharmacotherapy in Frontal Lobe Trauma Syndrome Bhandary AN, Gregory RJ, Mark J Annual meeting American Academy of Clinical Psychiatry, San Diego CA, Oct 1995
    • 1995 - Treatment strategies in the pharmacological management of Brain Trauma. Bhandary AN, Masand PS, Fernandez F, Gregory RJ Annual meeting American Academy of Clinical Psychiatry, San Diego CA, Oct 1995
    • 1995 - Dysthymia and irritable bowel syndrome: Is there a relationship? Masand PS, Kaplan D, Gupta S, Bhandary AN Annual meeting Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine, Palm Springs CA, Oct 1995
    • 1996 - Pharmacotherapeutic management of primary nonresponder adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Bhandary AN, Pfefferbaum B Annual meeting Institute of Psychiatric Services, Chicago IL, Oct 1996
    • 1996 - Current considerations in the diagnosis of adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Bhandary AN, Pfefferbaum B Annual meeting Institute of Psychiatric Services Chicago IL, Oct 1996
    • 1996 - Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Borderline Personality Disorder. Bhandary AN, Tucker P Annual meeting Institute of Psychiatric Services, Chicago IL, Oct 1996
    • 1996 - Stimulants in Post-Neurotraumatic Syndromes. Bhandary AN, Scott J Annual meeting Institute of Psychiatric Services, Chicago IL, Oct 1996
    • 2019 - Amphetamines in the treatment of Traumatic Brain Injury: An update. (Article submitted) Bhandary AN
    • 2019 - Amphetamines in the treatment of Stroke: An update. Bhandary AN
    • 2019 - Methylphenidate in the treatment of Stroke: An update. Bhandary AN
    • 1995 - Treatment strategies in the pharmacological management of adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Bhandary AN, Masand PS, Fernandez F, Gregory RJ Annual meeting Institute of Psychiatric Services Boston MA, Oct 8 1995
    • 1995 - Buspirone in the management of disruptive behaviors Bhandary AN and Masand PS Annual meeting American Academy of Clinical Psychiatry, San Diego CA, Oct 1995
    • 1996 - Prescription patterns of newer antidepressants in a resident managed adult psychiatry clinic. Bhandary AN, Medicis J, Masand PS Primary Psychiatry; 5; 1996; 59 - 63
    • 1995 - The relationship between irritable bowel syndrome and double depression. Masand PS, Kaplan D, Gupta S, Bhandary AN Depression; 3; 1995 / 96; 303 - 306
    • 1997 - Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Dysthymia Masand PS, Kaplan D, Gupta S, Bhandary AN Psychosomatics; 38; 1; 1997; 63 - 67
    • 1995 - Practical clinical strategies in treating depression in a managed care environment. Kunik M, Silver J, Hales R, Bhandary AN, Yudofsky SC Annual meeting American Psychiatric Association, Miami FL, May 1995
    • 1993 - Do SPECT findings in schizophrenia have clinical relevance? Masand PS, Dewan MJ, Thomas FD, Szeverenyi N, Tanquary JF, Wasenko J, Lynch MR, Bhandary AN, Major LF Annual meeting of Society of Biological Psychiatry, San Francisco CA, May 1993
    • 1995 - Combination pharmacotherapy for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Bhandary AN, Gregory RJ, Carmen L, Tanquary JF Annual meeting American Psychiatric Association, Miami FL, May 22 1995
    • 1995 - Obsessive Compulsive Disorder; combination pharmacotherapy with SSRI and Psychostimulant Bhandary AN, Masand PS, Gregory RJ Annual meeting American Academy of Clinical Psychiatry San Diego CA, Oct 1995
    • 1994 - Neuropsychological correlates of abnormal SPECT findings in schizophrenics. Dewan MJ, Masand PS, Thomas FD, Szeverenyi N, Tanquary J, Lynch M, Bhandary AN, Major LF Biological Psychiatry 35 (9): 636-636 · May 1994
    • 1994 - Do neurologically impaired schizophrenics have abnormal SPECT scans? Dewan M, Masand PS, Thomas D, Tanquary J, Szeverenyi N, Lynch M, Bhandary AN, Major LF Annual meeting of Society of Biological Psychiatry Philadelphia PA, May 1994
    • 1994 - Neuropsychological correlates of abnormal SPECT Findings in schizophrenia Masand PS, Dewan M, Thomas D, Tanquary J,Szeverenyi N, Lynch M, Thomas FD, Bhandary AN, Major LF Annual meeting of American Psychiatric Association Philadelphia PA, May 1994
    • 1995 - Panic Disorder and Irritable Bowel Syndrome - Is there a relationship? Masand PS, Kaplan D, Gupta S, Bhandary AN Annual meeting American Academy of Gastroenterology, New York NY, Oct 1995
    • 1996 - Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder as Factitious Disorder with Psychological Symptoms. Bhandary AN, Pfefferbaum B Annual meeting Institute of Psychiatric Services, Chicago IL, Oct 1996
    • 1996 - Bhandary Adult ADHD Assessment Battery Diagnostic instrument comprising a set of three rating scales (patient, parents and spouse), profiling developmental course of neurobehavioral features and outcome in adult with ADHD.
    • 1996 - Bhandary Adult ADHD Pharmacotherapy Grading Scale A grading scale to assess symptomatic changes and medication adverse effects in the medication treatment of ADHD adults.
    • 1996 - Terrorism in Oklahoma City; Predicators of Distress. Tucker P, Dixon J, Allen J, Pfefferbaum B, Nixon SJ, Bhandary AN Annual meeting Institute of Psychiatric Services, Chicago IL, Oct 1996
    • 1996 - A randomized, double blind, placebo-controlled trial of Sertraline for Major Depression after Myocardial Infarction. (SADHART STUDY) Primary Investigators: Glassman A, O'Connor CM, Sub-Investigator: Bhandary AN
    • 1997 - GUEST EDITOR  Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Adulthood. Bhandary AN, Notable Contributors: Wender P, Bellak L, Hunt RD, Ratey JJ, Hallowell EM, Fernandez F, Masand, PS, Gregory, RJ, Tucker P Psychiatric Annals; 27; 8; 1997
    • 1996 - Assessment and Treatment of Agitation in Patients with Dementia. Kunik ME, Silver JM, Hales RE, Bhandary AN, Yudofsky SC Practical Clinical Strategies in Treating Depression and Anxiety in a Managed Care Environment; Hales R, Yudofsky SC [Editors]; Monograph; 1996; 49 " 54; American Psychiatric Association
    • 1997 - The Chronic Attention Deficit Syndrome. Bhandary AN Psychiatric Annals; 27; 8; 1997; 543 - 544
    • 1997 - Pharmacotherapy in Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Bhandary AN, Fernandez F, Gregory RJ, Tucker P, Masand PS Psychiatric Annals; 27; 8; 1997; 545 - 556
    • 1995 - Major depression and irritable bowel syndrome - is there a relationship? Masand PS, Kaplan D, Gupta S, Bhandary AN, Nasra GS, Kline M, Margo K Journal of Clinical Psychiatry; 56; 8; 1995; 363-366
    • 1997 - The relationship between schizophrenia and irritable bowel syndrome. Gupta S, Masand PS, Kaplan D, Bhandary AN, Hendricks S Schizophrenia Research; 23; 1997; 265 - 268
    • 1994 - Irritable bowel syndrome and depression - is there a relationship? Masand PS, Kaplan D, Gupta S, Bhandary AN Annual meeting of American Psychiatric Association Philadelphia PA, May 1994
    • 1994 - Prescription patterns and follow-up of newer antidepressants in patients at resident managed adult psychiatry clinic. Bhandary AN, Medicis J, Masand PS Young Investigators Oral Slide Session; Annual meeting American Psychiatric Association, Philadelphia PA May 1994

    MEMBERSHIPS

    • American Medical Association -September - 1994 -September - 2019
    • American Psychiatric Association -October - 1990 -September - 2019

    CERTIFICATIONS

    • ELIGIBLE Psychosomatic Medicine, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
    • Diplomate, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
    • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery [M.B.B.S]

    LANGUAGES KNOWN

    • English
    • Hindi
    • Konkani