Ashok Bharucha, MD — Adult & Geriatric Psychiatry

South Abington Township, PA – Ashok Bharucha, MD, is being recognized by Continental Who’s Who as a Trusted Healthcare Professional in the Medical field, acknowledging his outstanding work in private practice, Transformations: Adult & Geriatric Psychiatry, PC.

With nearly three decades of experience practicing medicine, Dr. Bharucha is a fellowship-trained adult and geriatric psychiatrist in South Abington Township, PA. He specializes in the care of mental health disorders, both in younger individuals and particularly in the elderly. After many years in academia, Dr. Bharucha has been in private practice since 2015, deploying his knowledge and skills to further the lives of those who may find it difficult to access the kind of top-notch care he delivers.

As a psychiatrist, Dr. Bharucha treats patients through a variety of methods, including medications, psychotherapy or talk therapy, psychosocial interventions, and more, depending on each case. A psychiatrist may prescribe antidepressants, antipsychotic drugs, mood stabilizers, stimulants, or sedatives-hypnotics, under the right circumstances. Dr. Bharucha treats depression, anxiety, OCD, neurocognitive disorders (dementia), bipolar disorders, personality disorders, insomnia, ADD, and many other mental health conditions.

Ashok Bharucha knew from an early age that he wanted to enter healthcare. He adapts easily to any situation, and his diverse background helps him be the best physician for his patients. Throughout his distinguished career, he has been an exemplary clinician, teacher, administrator, and researcher. In addition, Ashok Bharucha holds an MA in English from the Bread Loaf School of English, Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT. During his MA, Ashok spent three summers at Lincoln College, University of Oxford. The breadth of his experience is truly impressive.

Dr. Bharucha’s professional journey in medicine began in 1992 when he graduated with his Medical Degree from the Penn State College of Medicine. He then went on to complete his residency in adult psychiatry at McLean Hospital/Harvard Medical School, followed by his fellowship in geriatric psychiatry at the Washington University School of Medicine.

Outside of work, the doctor enjoys travel, tennis, music, and cooking.

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