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Psychiatrist Aparna Rama Iyer Joins Staff

ALBANY, N.Y., August 24, 2012—Psychiatrist Aparna Rama Iyer, M.D., has joined the Department of Psychiatry at Albany Medical Center and has been appointed  assistant professor of psychiatry at Albany Medical College.

Dr. Iyer treats adults with a wide spectrum of psychological conditions, and has a special interest in women’s mental health, eating disorders, addictions and psychotherapy.

A graduate of St. George’s University Medical School in Grenada, Dr. Iyer served most recently as chief medical resident in the Department of Psychiatry at Albany Med.

At Albany Med, psychiatrists, psychologists and social workers provide a full range of care for adults and children including consultation, evaluation, and treatments in individual and group settings, as well as psychotherapies and medication management in both outpatient and inpatient settings.

Treatment is available for depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, co-occurring substance abuse and dependence, eating disorders, trauma, personality disorders, attention deficit disorders, adjustment disorders and others.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Iyer, patients should call (518) 262-5756.

Albany Medical Center, northeastern New York’s only academic health sciences center, is one of the largest private employers in the Capital Region. It incorporates the 651-bed Albany Medical Center Hospital, which offers the widest range of medical and surgical services in the region, and the Albany Medical College, which trains the next generation of doctors, scientists and other healthcare professionals, and also includes a biomedical research enterprise and the region’s largest physicians practice with 350 doctors. Albany Medical Center works with dozens of community partners to improve the region’s health and quality of life. For more information: www.amc.edu or www.facebook.com/albanymedicalcenter.
                                                                                                         
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  fords@mail.amc.edu



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