BOARD-CERTIFIED PSYCHIATRIST

Jyoti Kanwar, M.D.


Dr. Jyoti Kanwar is Board Certified in Adult Psychiatry and Licensed in the State of Maryland. She is a graduate of Guru Gobind Singh Medical College in India and completed a four year residency program at Saint Elizabeth’s Hospital in Washington DC. After one year of general practice in a rural area in India, she did research with the World Health Organization in Public Health. She also spent two years teaching medical students in St Georges, Grenada in the Caribbean prior to coming to the United States.

Dr. Kanwar has worked in Inpatient, Outpatient and Consultation Services for the University of Maryland Medical Center- Midtown Campus in Baltimore, MD. Her clinical practice has included patients with Mood Disorders such as Depression, Bipolar, Mania; Anxiety Disorders, PTSD, serious mental illness, ADHD, Addiction and Geriatric Psychiatry. Dr. Kanwar’s approach to patient care is a blend of evidence based medicine and psychotherapy working to improve quality of life through medications, counseling and a collaborative Patient-Doctor relationship.

Dr Kanwar published research on smoking and suicidal behavior and is currently involved in research at University of Maryland. She has received awards as a Dynamite Documenter, Impact Award at St Elizabeths Hospital, Washington DC and Best Resident in Research Award, in addition to serving on various committees. She is a member of the American Psychiatric Association and the Maryland Psychiatric Society.