Shujaat Nathani, M.D. - Psychiatrist
J.C. Blair Welcomes New Psychiatrist
J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of psychiatrist Shujaat A. Nathani, M.D. to its medical staff. “Dr. Nathani is a welcome addition to J.C. Blair’s behavioral health services,” shared J.C. Blair President and CEO Joseph J. Peluso. “Dr. Nathani provided temporary coverage for the department in the spring, and we’re excited that he has decided to stay and join the J.C. Blair family.”
Dr. Nathani will serve as the Medical Director for J.C. Blair Behavioral Health Services and will oversee the inpatient psychiatric unit and the Children’s Partial Hospitalization Program.
With over 15 years experience, Dr. Nathani has worked as a psychiatrist in various hospital and private practice settings in North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Dubai Healthcare City, DHA.
He is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Psychosomatic Medicine and General Psychiatry; certified in Advanced Clinical Psychopharmacology by The American Society of Clinic Psychopharmacology; and completed a Master Psychopharmacologist Certification Program offered by the Neuroscience Educational Institute, San Diego.
He is a member of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, the American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology, the American Society of Addiction Medicine, the North Carolina Medical Board, The General Medical Council in London, and the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council.
Dr. Nathani graduated from Dow Medical College, University of Karachi, Pakistan, with his Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Science (M.B., B.S.). He completed his medical training in the United Kingdom and a residency in psychiatry at Medical College of Pennsylvania/Hahnemann University Hospital, Philadelphia. He then completed a fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
Dr. Nathani served as an Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine at the Medical University of the Americas, and as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at SABA University School of Medicine.
“I am happy to be a part of J.C. Blair and am looking forward to serving the community,” said Dr. Nathani.
J.C. Blair Behavioral Health Services is currently welcoming referrals for the inpatient psychiatric unit (ages 18 and older) and the Children’s Partial Hospitalization Program (ages five to 14) by calling (814) 643-8880.