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Who is “People’s doctor Dr. Nagareddy”?

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image1Dr. Narendra K Nagareddy is a board certified Psychiatrist with over 30 years of experience. Prior to the Clayton County DA’s misguided and maligned case, Dr. Nagareddy was an independent practitioner, in a private practice at Psychiatry Associates of South Atlanta.



Dr. Nagareddy’s office can be described as a tertiary referral center that primarily serves the economically disadvantaged, severely ill, and highly complex, chronic psychiatric patients. Dr. Nagareddy is well known in the Greater Atlanta area for improving the functionality in chronic mentally ill patients with a wide range of disorders. Dr. Nagareddy practices evidence-based medicine who dedicates himself to the needs of high risk and vulnerable patient population. Completed a Geriatric Psychiatry fellowship and obtained board certifications in Psychosomatic Medicine (2005) and Addiction Medicine (2009) in order to improve his skills for his patients presenting with comorbid physical health issues and to treat a high percentage of his patients suffering from opiate addiction. Dr. Nagareddy has worked and trained in various countries (developed and developing) – and has been highly adapted to the needs of different cultures and patient populations. Dr. Nagareddy is adept in communicating with and involving families, multidisciplinary mental health workers, primary care physicians, and specialists in the treatment of his patients. Dr. Nagareddy is passionate about raising awareness about psychiatric disorders in the community and participating in international relief efforts to support victims suffering from PTSD due to man-made and natural disasters.



  • 1980: M.D. India
  • 1984: Diploma in Psychological Medicine, India
  • 1991: Diploma in Psychological Medicine, Ireland
  • 1992: M.R.C. Psych, U.K.
  • 2000: Diploma American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology, USA
  • 2003: Board Certified in Geriatric Psychiatry, USA
  • 2005: Board Certified in Psychosomatic Medicine, USA
  • 2009: Board Certified in Addiction Medicine, USA


IMG_0936Practice and Training History:

Oct 2000 – Present            Independent Psychiatrist, Psychiatry Associates of South Atlanta – Jonesboro; GA

Sep 1999 – Sep 2000         Consultant Psychiatrist in Georgia, Georgia Correctional Services/ Dekalb Crisis Centre/ Flint River Child and Adolescent Clinic

Jul 1999 – Aug 1999           Consultant Psychiatrist, Rother & Hastings Hospital – Hastings, UK

Jul 1998 – Jul 1999             Psychiatric Internship, Monaghan, Ireland

Feb 1996 – Jun 1998          Consultant Geriatric Psychiatrist, Mary Starke Harper, Geriatric Care – Tuscaloosa, AL

Sep 1994 – Sep 1995         Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship, University of Alabama, Birmingham, USA

Jun 1993 – Sep 1994          Consultant Psychiatrist, East Surrey Mental Health Services – Redhill, UK

Feb 1993 – May 1993        Psychiatrist for Developmentally Disabled, North Wales Hospital – Denbigh, UK

Aug 1987 – Dec 1992         Psychiatric Residency, Royal College of Psychiatrists – Republic of Ireland and UK

Mar 1985 – Jul 1987          Government Psychiatrist, Princess Margaret Hospital – Roseau, Common Wealth of Dominica

Nov 1984 – Feb 1985         ER Physician, Victoria Hospital – Castries, St.Lucia, West Indies

Feb 1982 – Oct 1984          Psychiatry Residency, Institute of Mental Health – Hyderabad, India

Feb 1981 – Feb 1982         Medical Internship Rotation, Kurnool General Hospital – Kurnool, India


Volunteer Work and research:

  • 1975 – Served with Oxfam (Oxford Committee for Famine Relief)
  • 1994 – Treated refugees who were survivors of Bosnian Conflict in the UK
  • 2000 – Study impact of genocide on gypsies during WWII in Romania and Hungary
  • 2005 January – Worked with aid workers and victims of the world’s worst Tsunami that hit Chennai (Nagapatnam)
  • 2005 December – Organized a PTSD camp with a small team of Psychiatrists from UK to help victims of the massive earthquake that hit Pakistan.
  • 2007 January – Study impact of genocide on survivors of Khmer Rouge regime in Cambodia.
  • 2008 October – Visited Rwanda with a team from US to understand impact of 1994 genocide on survivors. Educated mental health workers.



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