Dr. Ankur Saraiya is a Board Certified psychiatrist who obtained his undergraduate degree in Biology from Harvard University, attended medical school at Columbia University, and completed a residency in general psychiatry also at Columbia and the New York State Psychiatric Institute. Dr. Saraiya went on to complete a fellowship in forensic psychiatry at New York University and Bellevue Hospital and is also Board Certified in Forensic Psychiatry. Dr. Saraiya?s long standing interests include the integration of multiple modes of treatment for the treatment of mental illness and the promotion of physical and mental health. Dr. Saraiya is an Attending Physician at Bellevue Hospital as well as an Assistant Clinical Professor at Columbia University. He has a private practice in Manhattan and serves as a supervisor of young psychiatrists training in Columbia?s residency.
Recently, Dr. Saraiya co-authored a question and answer review for Medscape that was distributed at the national meeting of the American Psychiatric Association. He has lectured on the management of the suicidal patient at the Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy and will be quoted in an upcoming article in Men?s Health magazine. Dr. Saraiya is currently working on a book analyzing the psychological obstacles that interfere with individuals in making positive changes in their health habits.