Neera Ghaziuddin, M.D., MRCPsych

Associate Professor, Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist University of Michigan Department of Psychiatry

Biography

Neera Ghaziuddin, M.D., MRCPsych (UK) is an Associate Professor and a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist in the University of Michigan Department of Psychiatry. Her research and clinical interests include treatment-resistant depression in adolescents, early onset bipolar disorder, catatonia, and the use of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) in youth with severe psychiatric illness.

Dr. Ghaziuddin completed her medical training in New Delhi, India, her adult psychiatric training in London, England, and trained as a child and an adolescent psychiatrist at the University of Michigan. She has published extensively on these topics. In 2013, she published the first book that exclusively focuses on the use of ECT in youth, titled "Electroconvulsive Therapy in Children and Adolescents." (Ed: Ghaziuddin and Walters; Oxford University Press)

In the Department of Psychiatry, she is the director of the Treatment Resistant Disorder (TRD) clinic in the section of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. The TRD clinic trains a future generation of psychiatrists in the management of youth who are unresponsive to standard pharmacotherapy.