Santosh Shrestha, MD

Director, Psychiatry Residency Program, Division Chief, Adult Psychiatry
Psychiatry
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    About me

    Santosh Shrestha, MD, is an Assistant Professor and the Residency Training Director for the Department of Psychiatry, SIU School of Medicine.  He completed his medical training at the College of Medical Sciences in Bharatpur, Nepal.  His psychiatry residency training was completed at SIU School of Medicine in 2011.  He is board certified in Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and is a member of the American Psychiatric Association and the American Association of Directors of Psychiatric Residency Training.  Dr. Shrestha serves as Chair of the Department of Psychiatry at Memorial Medical Center. 

    Dr. Shrestha is interested in curriculum development and medical education.  He also has an interest in developmental disabilities and borderline personality disorder.

    Gender

    Male

    Education & training

    Positions
    Assistant Professor
    Director - Psychiatry Residency Program
    Adult Division Chief
    Department of Psychiatry
    Board Certifications
    Psychiatry
    Medical School
    College of Medical Sciences-Bharatpur, Kathmandu University, Chitwan, Nepal
    Residency
    SIU School of Medicine, Springfield, IL - Psychiatry

    Specialties

    Clinical locations

    Place

    SIU Psychiatry

    319 E Madison St 3rd Floor Springfield, IL 62702
    Mon - Fri: 8:00 am-4:30 pm

    Hospital privileges

    • HSHS St. John's Hospital, Springfield, IL
    • Memorial Health, Springfield IL

    Research

    Research Interests
    Medical education, financial aspects of mental health issues