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Dr. Sanjoy Sathpathy, MD

Board certified in child/adolescent
and adult psychiatry, ABPN

Dr. Sathpathy completed his residency in Adult and Child/Adolescent Psychiatry at Brookdale University Medical Center in New York.

He completed his visiting fellowship at Columbia University in electroconvulsive therapy (ECT).

He has been in private practice for more than a decade, focusing on treating children and adolescents all the way through adulthood and geriatric ages. He was also clinical director of Mesa Vista Hospital adult as well as child/adolescent unit.

He is Double-Board Certified in Child/Adolescent and Adult Psychiatry.

Dr. Sathpathy incorporates all the resources in the community to provide his patients with the best possible treatment. He is Attending Psychiatrist at Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital. Dr. Sathpathy works with local Intensive Outpatient Programs (IOPs) for Adult population and Partial Hospital Program for Child/Adolescent population and coordinates with school systems, both in San Diego and Imperial County.

Dr. Sathpathy believes that Interventional Psychiatry has a prominent place in the field of mental health. He has seen patients who only achieved partial remission or who would like options beyond medication and talk therapy. He offers Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) and performs Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT), in addition to Medication Management.


07/2001 – 06/2003
Residency, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Residency Training Program, Brookdale University
Hospital and Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York

07/1998 – 06/2001
Residency, General Psychiatry Residency Training
Program, Brookdale University Hospital and Medical
Center, Brooklyn, New York


01/2018 – 12/31/2019
Member, Medical Executive Committee, Sharp Mesa
Vista Hospital, CA

01/2016 – 12/2017
Chief of Staff, Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital, CA

10/2014 – 12/31/2019
Clinical Director, Child and Adolescent Services,


09/2010 – Continuing
Attending Psychiatrist, Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital,
San Diego, CA

08/2015 – Continuing
Continuing Private Practice, So Cal Psychiatric Care,
San Diego, CA


Preferred Physician

Preferred Physician
United Behavioral Health

Educator of the year/2013
Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital, San Diego, California


First position for Poster presentation
American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin, 2000

Second position for Paper presentation
Brooklyn Psychiatric Society, 2000


Psychiatric Recidivism
A comparison of single and multiple readmissions;
Poster Presentation, American Psychiatric
Association annual conference, 2003

A study on Psychiatric Readmission
A comparison between single and multiple
readmissions; Paper Presentation, Brooklyn
Psychiatric Society, 2000


Psychiatric Morbidity in Cancer Patients
A study on patients suffering from Leukemia
A thesis work

Extra Pyramidal Symptoms in Children on
Atypical Anti-Psychotic Drugs
Journal of Clinical Psycho Pharmacology 2003


Clinical trials for Schizophrenia, Depression and
Bipolar Disorder in Adult population

Clinical trial for Depression in Adolescent population


American Academy of Child and Adolescent
Psychiatry, since 2002

San Diego Psychiatric Society

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