Medical Director, Adult Psychiatry Program
Dr. Alkesh Gajjar is originally from a small town in India. He always had a passion for psychiatry and wanted to make a difference by helping patients get mentally stable. He completed his medical residency at East Tennessee State University and is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.
Areas of special interest for Dr. Gajjar include adult psychiatric conditions like mood disorders, PTSD, schizophrenia/other psychotic spectrum disorders, substance use disorder and co-occuring disorder.
He has past experience in suboxone therapy for the treatment of opioid dependency and transcranial magnetic stimulation, an in-office treatment for depression.
In his spare time, Dr. Gajjar enjoys outdoor activities, swimming and traveling.
Adult Acute Programs
Riverside Behavioral Health Center